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    The following quick reference guide templates are sample layouts you can use as starting points when you brainstorm layouts for your documents. To add your quick reference guide here, feel free to send it to me at [email protected].

    To read more about quick reference guides and templates, see the following:

    • Quick Reference Guides: The Poetry of Technical Writing.
    • Quick Reference Guide Formats — Tips for Finding Attractive Layouts
    • STC Presentation this Thursday: “Quick Reference Guides: Short and Sweet Technical Documentation”
    • Quick Reference Guides Right Where You Need Them
    • Quick Reference Guides: Short and Sweet Documentation
    • Documentation Usability: A Few Things I’ve Learned from Watching Users
    • Starting Points with Quick Reference Guides: Gathering Before Designing
    • Quick reference guide slides from the Transalpine Conference
    • Webinar Recording — Organizing Help Content: Breaking Out of Topic-Based Hierarchies
    • Quick Reference Guide Gallery

    Quick Reference Guide Gallery

    The following are some quick reference guide layouts you can model your guides after. (Note: I don’t have InDesign or Word templates for you to download. You’ll need to recreate the template yourself.)

    Watershed - front

    Watershed – front

    Watershed - back

    Watershed – back

    Four Columns

    Four Columns

    Process

    Process

    Green Simple

    Green Simple

    Green Simple - back

    Green Simple – back

    Four Corners

    Four Corners

    Four options

    Four options

    Outlook - front

    Outlook – front

    Outlook - back

    Outlook – back

    RX Approver front (Joe Christensen)

    RX Approver front (Joe Christensen)

    RX Approver back (Joe Christensen)

    RX Approver back (Joe Christensen)

    One Process

    One Process

    Blue Standard

    Blue Standard

    RFI - front

    RFI – front

    RFI - back

    RFI – back

    123 - front

    123 – front

    123 - front (by

    123 – front (by

    Cisco

    Cisco

    Crazy Workflow (Microsoft)

    Crazy Workflow (Microsoft)

    STC front (Deb Lockwood)

    STC front (Deb Lockwood)

    STC back (Deb Lockwood)

    STC back (Deb Lockwood)

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