How can you ensure that the computer system outputs are simple and easy to understand by the users? Mention some of the guidelines.

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a) This can be ensured by following some specific norms that are intended to make the system as much human friendly as possible. Those norms or guidelines are:
 Make sure that each report or output screen is having a concise, easily understandable title.
 The data and information in reports and output screens should be arranged such that each section consists of related data and is identified by clear section heads.
 Information in tabular form should have row and column heads or labels.
 Information in charts, graphs should have proper and clear legend to identify each dataset.
 Things such as special characters, computer jargon, program codes should be avoided on the output screens and reports.
 Messages should be clear and brief.
 Long reports should be summarized in the beginning and segmented with proper labeling.

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