time, this process requires you to make several rough drafts. Do not
forget to consider the illustration ratio of the chart. If it is the
master for a 35mm slide or view graph, then you must use a 2 to 3 ratio.
Figure 145. Splitting functions
With the final version of the rough draft completed, you start to
develop the actual chart using a pencil to draw the rectangles
representing the subdivisions and the authority or command lines. Then,
check your drawing to ensure it still presents the organization as shown
in the final version of the rough draft. When you are satisfied the
chart presents the organization, then ink the rectangles and the
authority or command lines. Remember, the authority or command lines
are the heaviest (darkest) line on the organizational chart.
The chart is now ready for the lettering. Draw the necessary guidelines
and apply the lettering using any of the mechanical methods (Leroy or
Wilco lettering sets), or use prepared, pressure sensitive letters.
f. Decision Graphics. For commanders to plan effectively for any
combat scenario, they must have uptodate information in a concise,
easytounderstand format that allows them to react to the changes of
mission, enemy strength and position, terrain, available troops, and the
time available to complete