A hierarchical outline of the content (with parent and child items organized in trees) helps users both understand and visualize complex information. Hierarchies that are too complex, or which hide parent-child displays, fail to communicate. Find a balance that allows users to take in the hierarchy at a glance in a meaningful way.

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