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How to organise your users manuals

I'm one of the most unorganised persons in the world, so I have to organise everything to prevent chaos and wasting time looking for things I know I have, but can't remember where I put.

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This is just some of my manuals. I don't use them all, but some I use now and then and waste a lot of time finding the one I need and the relevant language and section. Irritating.

This is just some of my manuals. I don't use them all, but some I use now and then and waste a lot of time finding the one I need and the relevant language and section. Irritating.

First I spent half an hour finding the manual for my laminator. Found the manuals I use and copied the relevant sections  Then I laminated them.

First I spent half an hour finding the manual for my laminator. Found the manuals I use and copied the relevant sections Then I laminated them.

Punched holes for the folder and made markers using post-it notes and tape.

Punched holes for the folder and made markers using post-it notes and tape.

It made me feel a bit OCD doing this, but I'm happy I did. It will save me time and free up space on my bookcase. All the manuals are now in a box in the spare bedroom for guests to enjoy. 😄

  • 733.0 Users manuals
  • Laminating machine
  • Laminating foils
  • Folder
  • Perforator
  • Post-it notes
  • Pencil
  • Tape
  • Scissors