Use the following user guide template to create your next user guide, user manual, getting started guides and other types of technical documents.
Table of Contents
The template contains the following section. Each of these comes with sample text to get you started.
1.3. System Organization
- Describing the System
2.1. Key Features
2.4. System Operations
- Installing, Starting and Stopping the System
3.1. First-time Users
3.2. Access Control
3.3. Installing the system
3.4. Starting the system
3.5. Stopping and Suspending the system
- Step by Step Instructions for using the system
4.3. Errors, Malfunctions, and Emergencies
- How to use this template
5.1. How to add your logo to the cover page
5.2. How to add your logo to the header
5.3. Updating the Table of Contents
5.4. Adding Notes
5.5. Adding Warnings
5.6. Adding Comments
5.7. Bullet Lists
5.8. Numbered List
5.9. Adding Code Samples
5.10. Samples Tables
- Appendix A – Reference Documents
- Appendix B – Glossary of Terms
The template is in Microsoft Word format (.docx).
What versions of Word do you support?
The files work in all versions of MS Word – MS Word 97, 2003, 2007, Office 2010, 2013, 2016, Office 365, Windows 7, XP, Vista – Apple iWork (if you have Word for Mac), and Google Docs.
Downloading the Files
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Opening the Files
To open the zip file with the template, right click on it, click Extract, and save it to your computer.
Sometimes the file may say Read Only when you open it. If this occurs, click File, Save As and save the file with a new name. There are no security settings on any of the files.
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