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How to Get From Zero to User Manual

One of the challenges of project work is that you have to get into things quickly and without much help – in many places, people will have neither the time nor the inclination to teach you. Remember that if you … Continue reading

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TMI: The Expert Fallacy

The natural assumption of most software companies is that an application intended for experts in the field doesn’t need to explain anything beyond the interface. The user is supposed to know the work-flow and terms at least as well as … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Texts Easier to Scan

Scanning is the quickest way to get through reading material: glance at it just long enough to find the bit you’re interested in. It’s a big time-saver for readers and they’ll thank you for making your text as easy to … Continue reading

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