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User testing overview

User testing form corrections

Over all the main problems with the manual were visual.

Below are the changes that needed to be made

*Add Microsoft Office Word 2007 to the front cover, so users can identify that they have the right program for the manual. Done

*Add numbers to the pictures and reference them in the instructions so the user can identify the right instruction with the right picture. Done

*Add a picture to show how to use the formatting modifications in step nine. Done

*Add page numbers to make the contents page relevant. Done

*Add a section on updating the contents table. Done

User testing form

User testing form

Set up instructions

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Adding the contents table

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For any incomplete tasks please add a comment of what seemed to go wrong.

The document contains:

Suitable wording         Yes/No

Easy to read instructions        Yes/No

Good visuals/pictures             Yes/No

Manual draft

How to use Microsoft word to easily produce a table of contents.

 

Contents table

Set up

  • Click on the home tab in the top tool bar->
  • Click on the diagonal arrow at the right-hand side of the styles tab->
  • Mouse over heading 1->
  • Click the small arrow that appears to the right->
  • Click modify->
  • Adjust the heading format to your liking (Arial and New Times Roman are usually the most widely accepted fonts)->
  • Check the automatically update box->
  • Click ok.

Repeat for any other subjects/titles you want to appear in the table of contents.

*To use the formatting modifications highlight the text you want to change and click the style you want to use.

 

Adding the contents table

  • Use ctrl+enter to make a new page, make sure you are at the end of your text when you perform this task.
  • Place your cursor on the new page->
  • Click on the reference tab-> 
  • Click on the table of contents icon under the table of contacts tab-> -+

Pick a table with a suitable layout and click on it.

 

Voila, one table of contents

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