Quick-reference documentation (wall-chart example)

Wall-chart Many different types of printed quick-reference documentation are available. Examples of quick-reference documentation are wall-charts, laminated cards, and keyboard overlays.

A wall-chart can show a large quantity of information that is frequently required by users.

The EMIS Clinical EDI wall-chart won third place in the ISTC 1999 Documentation Awards.

The wall-chart shows the primary screens for the EMIS Clinical EDI system. Most of the users are doctors. Sometimes, administrative personnel or IT personnel do some of the tasks that the wall-chart shows.

The wall-chart is used in doctors' surgeries. Therefore, the wall-chart contains bright and happy colours. The wall-chart reminds users of the most frequent tasks that they must do. The related user guide contains full details of the tasks.

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