Write For Your Reader The Northwest Territories Literacy Council
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A Plain Language Handbook


Step 4:
Design your Document
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Plain language design guidelines make your document easier to read. As you design your document, you might rewrite some parts. Use this checklist when you design your document:

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Use white space to break up the text.
   
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Highlight important information.
   
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Use fonts that people can read easily.
   
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Use photos, charts and other graphics to show information more clearly.
   
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Use colour effectively.


   
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