Many word processing and desktop publishing programs offer you the ability to create a template document for your user manual, so that as you type, the text will automatically display in the font you selected for the portion of the manual you're working on. Note: Pressing the first number of a 2-digit quick key will get you closer, 1 for 10, 2 for 20, etc. Since all sites share all the talkgroups within the system, multi-site trunking is much more efficient than programming each site as a separate system. This problem was anticipated in advance and a lot of effort went into fixing the problem before it occurred. That can be difficult to do at first, but if you pay attention to details and fully document all features and functions, you can create documentation that doesn't assume that the user can figure out information and procedures you have failed to include. System users like having pictures, diagrams, tables, and bulleted lists for quick reference. I'm not sure why Mark decided to offer me the opportunity to discuss such a daunting subject as documentation for my first article.
How to design the physical manual User manuals are used in many different kinds of environments: they may be used indoors or outdoors, they may be used with good light or with dim light, they may be used in a comfortable and user friendly setting or in an environment that is hostile or even dangerous. Worksheets I have put together complete worksheets ready to print to help you plan your systems, Close Call, and Fire Tone-Out, etc. You really have to know how trunking works in order to program a trunking system. Your documentation needs to be shared and added to the documentation of other team members. There may be 3 or 4 frequencies assigned as primary or alternate control channels but only one control channel will be active at a time. Note that there are three techniques to implement automatic processes with Better Excel Exporter for Jira.
When you start each step with an imperative word, you are providing the user with clear cues on the required action for each step. Use the Attach to option to select the issue which the resulted Excel spreadsheet will be attached to. If you are distributing your products in different countries, the template will provide you with the different languages you need to produce your manual in. He looked at the How to Build a Reporting Sever document and, to paraphrase, commented how good the documentation was and that he should be able to build a reporting server using my documentation. All of this might seem a little obsessive, and maybe it is for some. Typical repeater systems provide coverage out to about a 25-mile radius from the repeater location. Keep this manual and warranty for future reference.
Project, Team, Test, System, Administrative, Marketing or Miscellaneous types. I should also state the obvious. Use this opportunity to make final tweaks to your project. With this kind of template at your disposal, you'll be able to create a manual that is clear, accurate, and easily understandable by your customers. Press and hold to lock Function Mode. Try to create all the styles you'll need upfront so you don't have to stop and create them during the actual writing process.
Include the appropriate cover and title pages. You can have 1000 total channels per conventional system and up to 256 'Sites' if you have enough memory. Perhaps he figured that if I could write an interesting article about documentation, I could write about almost anything! Resetting the radio- how many of you can do that on the first try? If forced, programmers will document their work, or at least make an attempt to create something that will pass as documentation. Usually a manual is shipped in the same box as the product, and most of the space will be reserved for the laptop. I had to ask him if he looked at my notes, but he offered to tell me that he took the case and computer audio tour. The elusive be all and end all documentation software package has yet to be developed, but there are that are designed for specific documentation tasks.
Fonts can be broken down into 2 types: serif and sans serif fonts. Individual Channel Volume Offset - allows you to adjust the volume offset for each channel. Turn to select Tone-Outs in Tone-Out Standby. In order to get past this point the user manual must make a strong and positive first impression. Welcome to: Camera User Manual University! Press 0-9 to toggle custom searches on or off in Search Mode.
Broadcast Screen - allows the scanner to ignore hits on known broadcast frequencies including pager frequencies in search and Close Call modes. Also, you can't even upload the system back to the scanner and have to delete it with the software too. Press to enter a decimal point after a system number tag. It's important to understand that Jira allows issues to have multiple attachments with the same filename! Glossaries and indexes can be added near the end of the manual, although a list of frequently used terms can appear at the front. Step back onto the scale to re-weigh yourself.
You will understand what the manual is talking about with more clarity if you try things out for yourself. Check the to find all the information necessary to upgrade your firmware. I am glad he did, though, and my thanks to him and TechRepublic are more than I can convey with the tools of this trade. Camera manuals usually have very basic instructions near the beginning of the manual to get you shooting, almost right out of the box. Number tags should be viewed with the rest of the channel info so you can just scroll to them.
Do not use chemicals or harsh abrasives. Instruction focuses on leading you to do determined tasks on a device. Add Divider Tabs I went through the book and labeled and divided each section, so I could find them at a glance. Close Call Temporary Store - temporarily stores and scans the last 10 Close Call hits in the 'Hits with Scan' system. Press to switch to Weather Scan in Weather Alert Mode. Summarizing: Manual focuses on the Object device : How to operate it.