DocuWare Design

Guidelines and resources to create DocuWare digital interfaces

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Microcopy

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Label

  • Use sentence case capitalization according to APA Style
  • Write a single line: If possible don’t use more than 3 words
  • Prefer to use nouns. Don’t write verbs in toggles with label and description
  • Write unique and descriptive
  • Don’t write sentence fragments. The label should be understandable even when stand-alone
  • Don’t use punctuation

Description

  • Use positive and active wording
    • Start with a verb
    • Write the effect of the toggle in an “On” position
    • Don’t write negations
  • Write a maximum of two lines
  • Don’t write sentence fragments
    • The description should be understandable even when stand-alone
  • Don’t write questions

When referring to a toggle

  • Write out the word “toggle” and the function that it triggers

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