Usability: Tutorial *chapter* or *manual* -Reply

Subject: Usability: Tutorial *chapter* or *manual* -Reply
From: Bill Sullivan <bsullivan -at- SMTPLINK -dot- DELTECPOWER -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 1997 14:54:07 -0700

>>If you had your choice, would you prefer to have a 500 page manual
that includes ONE WHOLE CHAPTER on learning the program that is 150
pages long? Or would you prefer to have a separate "Learning" booklet
(likely saddle-stitched, btw) and a separate user's guide?

Separate manuals, please. No usability studies to back this up. This
is just my opionion based on reading a lot of books.

Bill Sullivan
bsullivan -at- deltecpower -dot- com
San Diego, California

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