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> Unfortunately, the legal department of the heavy
> equipment manufacturer I used to contract for INSISTED
> on all of them. I too think that people evenually
> either completely disregarded the warnings or the
> instructions themselves.
> However, this company was also so lawsuit prone that
> the warnings were essential. I don't know what to do
> about the problem--any ideas?
Have you ever considered a two-column layout... Perhaps a 1/3 | 2/3
setup with the 1/3 column reserved for cautions, warnings, and other
usability notes, the 2/3 side containing your procedure. You'd gain
an uninterrupted flow and should have plenty of space for your cya
Just a thought...
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