Availability Plan Template (MS Office)

You can use this Availability Plan Template (MS Word 26 pages) to describe how your system will be made available by capturing the hardware and software aspects of your solution setup. Use this template to: Ensure that your system responds correctly to requests, is adequately maintained and communicates with interfacing components, such as network and […]

Kate Winslet’s 7 Secret Ways to Revise User Guides

Post by Ivan Walsh. Follow me on Twitter. What can Kate Winslet teach you about proof-reading technical documents? Watch the movie The Reader and it will make sense. If she was writing this blog, she’d probably say: “Don’t do it all at once! One of the biggest mistakes you can make when revising any technical […]

Finding Hidden Styles in Microsoft Word 2007?

Post written by Ivan Walsh. Follow me on Twitter Sandra wants to know where is the Styles menu option in Microsoft Word 2007. She wants to update her new business plan and add Notes, Messages, Quotes and other pre-formatted styles. The Styles in Microsoft Word 2003 and 2007 seem to be different. He’s right. The […]

How do I add fields to the Table of Contents in Microsoft Word 2007?

JL asked me ‘How do I add fields to the Table of Contents in Microsoft Word 2007?’ The problem is that this is easy to do in Microsoft Word 2003 but not so obvious in 2007. This is the best way to do it: Add a new Chapter Heading to your user guide Or Copy […]

User Guide Templates

Our User Guide templates can be used to create user guides, user manuals, getting started guides and other types of technical documents. Includes instructions on how to update the Table of Contents, add styles, add comments, add notes and change the headers and footers. The User Guide template pack includes 4 x User Guide Templates (22 pages each), Information Product Checklist, User Guide Checklist, and a User Guide Final Checklist.