Chapter 17. Glossary Guidelines
This chapter explains how to create a glossary for a technical manual. Most technical manuals introduce a number of new terms. A glossary improves the usability of a technical manual by simplifying a reader’s search for definitions for these new terms. Before you create a glossary, consider its use and organization.
This chapter discusses the following topics:
The terms that you select for a glossary must be important to the subject, with simple and concise definitions that are appropriate for the context. ...