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Software User Manual SUM Data Item Description DID

The Software User Manual (SUM) tells a hands-on software user how to install and use a Computer Software Configuration Item (CSCI), a group of related CSCI's, or a software system or subsystem.  It may also cover a particular aspect of software operation, such as instructions for a particular position or task.  The SUM is developed for software that is run by the user and has a user interface requiring on-line user input or interpretation of displayed output.  If the software is embedded in a hardware-software system, user manuals or operating procedures for that system may make separate SUMs unnecessary.  This Data Item Description (DID) is used when the developer is tasked to identify and record information needed by hands-on users of software. The SUM DID (DI-IPSC-81443) can be found on the DoD DLA ASSIST website at http://quicksearch.dla.mil/qsDocDetails.aspx?ident_number=205922>. BOV

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