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Read Me First! A Style Guide for the Computer Industry, Third Edition by Sun Technical Publications

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Chapter 4. Structuring Information

This chapter provides information about organizing and presenting your information so readers can find information quickly. The chapter contains the following sections:

Organization Schemes

This section examines different ways to structure information. These structures are not mutually exclusive. You can use these high-level and low-level organizational strategies together in the same document. Some ways to structure a document are as follows:

Hierarchy. Use for related portions of information that are linked together. This structure organizes content at the section level within a chapter or stand-alone ...

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