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Guide Photos
Are all of the photos well-lit and correctly exposed? *
Do the images show a person’s hands performing the actions being described, without obstructing the view? *
Is the main focus of each image placed in the center of the frame and zoomed in far enough? *
Are the images free of blur caused by camera shake or small image sizes? *
Is the white balance correctly set for all pictures? *
Do all photos use a clean background free of distracting clutter? *
Guide Text
Are the written directions easy to understand and follow for an audience with an average to below-average technical background? *
Are guide steps free of verbose and muddled directions? *
Do the guide steps avoid vague language and outline the procedure with adequate detail? *
Does the guide text correctly identify the key tools and components being used in the procedure? *
Is the guide text free of major errors in grammar, punctuation, and spelling? *
Does the guide include a brief summary and a descriptive introduction outlining the procedure being performed? *
Are the head types and lengths (in mm) of every screw noted in the guide? *
Does the guide have an appropriate title? *
Guide Details
Are all parts of the Details section filled out, including the difficulty, time required, and tools? *
Is colored markup used correctly in guide photos, and are bullet points appropriately colored to match them? *
Does the guide make proper use of the Note, Reminder, and Caution bullets when they are appropriate? *
Did you email a link to your guide to techwriting[at]ifixit[dot]com? *