Re: Quick Start sections.

Subject: Re: Quick Start sections.
From: Julie Tholen <julie_tholen -at- CNT -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 09:32:51 -0500

> ----------
> From: Rikk Hallowell[SMTP:rikk -at- COGNEX -dot- COM]
> Subject: Quick Start sections.
>
.....is able to see what can be done and how the major pieces of
the interface
> work together....
>
Rikk has captured part of the idea beautifully. QS are great for
giving overviews of processes, especially for software applications.
They are also useful for installations, and overviews of configuration
processes.

When I've written them (as part of training curriculum) I've
found it useful to do a process flow, based upon a task analysis first
(that probably sounds elementary, but ...). It is too easy for me to
make an assumption (logical though it may be!), which is always a bad
move or to omit a step.

How else have folks used these sections?


> J.A.E. Tholen
> Sr. Technical Writer
> CNT, Inc.
> 612.550.8317
> "Life is short: eat dessert first."
>
>

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