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ERIC Number: EJ481097
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-2816
Applying Minimal Manual Principles for Documentation of Graphical User Interfaces.
Nowaczyk, Ronald H.; James, E. Christopher
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v23 n4 p379-88 1993
Investigates the need to include computer screens in documentation for software using a graphical user interface. Describes the uses and purposes of "minimal manuals" and their principles. Studies student reaction to their use of one of three on-screen manuals: screens, icon, and button. Finds some benefit for including icon and button information in the documentation. (HB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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