Purpose of manual
of a quick start guide is to provide the end user with the required
- recognise the product's main components
- power the product on (and off)
- understand the principles of operation
- get started with basic and uncomplicated operation
Before writing can commence, you must know you target group:
who will use the manual. If required, the knowledge and experience
level of the expected reader may be defined in the chapter “About
this manual”. However, it is generally recognized that the
quick start guide is primarily intended for new and casual non-expert
users, for example new employees.
The quick start guide shall
be limited to maximum 40-50 pages, and it shall be provided as an
A5 colour booklet.
As a general rule, all the information in
the quick start guide is also found in the operator and reference
This is the standard structure
of a quick start guide provided by Kongsberg Maritime AS.
order to offer consistent documentation, the chapters in this manual
must use the names listed, and provide the chapters in the specified
About this manual
Menu system (If applicable)