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This page shows the preferred basic layout of a tutorial. It contains the standard sections and formatting to be used. Copy the whole page text to make a new tutorial.
Tutorial template example title image.png
This article uses these graphical conventions
Tutorial template icon window.pngWindow 〉〉 Tab/Panel in Window


This is where you tell the reader something about what the tutorial does.

You should include a message telling the reader what sort of difficulty level the tutorial is for.

Specific techniques used in this tutorial

  • First technique.
  • Second technique.


Here you should tell the reader what sort of things they need to do before starting the tutorial.

For example, this might be to download a font or image to be used later.

First Section

Each tutorial should be split into a number of logical sections.

You can use the {{Annotation}} template, as below, to make some text stand out from the rest of the text.

This is an example of an Annotation. It calls the reader's attention to something that's either important or extra information. An Annotation can also have a filled background to make it stand out even more.

Second Section

With each section following on the the one before it.

If you want to tell the reader to use a particular window or dialog you can use the {{Window}} template, as below.

This is an example of using the Tutorial template icon window.pngWindow template, and this is a Tab within that window.

An {{InlineAnnotation}} template can also be used to draw the reader's attention

Like this.

which is sometimes useful.

Third Section

To show the reader that a button needs to be pressed you can use the {{Button}} template as shown below.

This is an example of using the Button template.

Fourth Section

You can also show the reader that they should use a menu by using the {{Menuitem}} template, as below.

This is an example of using the MenuitemTemplate…


Here you can give the reader a summary of what they've done and/or give suggestions for further reading and/or experiment.