Reference - Do you use the right order of instructions?

Last updated by Tiago Araújo [SSW] over 1 year ago.See history

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When writing the instructions for a series of operations, be sure you keep the operations in the right order. With a clear order, users will be less likely to be confused.

At SSW, convention is to use the pipe character "|" to indicate a step in a navigation process.

Select Options from the Tools Menu.

Figure: Bad example - These instructions are in reverse and needs to be processed by the user.

Select Tools | Options

Figure: Good example - These instructions are in order and do not require any effort from the user.

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