The physiological explanation for this is that the brain processes images several times faster than words. Use pictures, images, diagrams, and flowcharts whenever possible and appropriate to speed up the assimilation of ideas. Pictures also provide an additional means of making a point. You can also employ tables, graphs, section titles, and bullets to break up your text and make it more digestible.
In software documentation, accurate representations of the screen readers should be viewing is the most reassuring way to keep the instructions in step.
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