RE: Question: Touch Screens

Subject: RE: Question: Touch Screens
From: Jason Willebeek-LeMair <jlemair -at- cisco -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2000 13:38:40 -0600

As with everything, it depends upon your audience:

Religious: Lay hands upon the icon...

Medical: Probe the icon...

Kinky: Lick the icon... (also, see Medical)

Parent: Wipe the icon with a moist towellette to get the peanut butter
off...

Single-celled Organisms: Extend a pseudopod towards the icon...

Or, you could just go with the utterly boring "Select..." or "Touch..."

Jason

-----Original Message-----
From: barry -dot- kieffer -at- exgate -dot- tek -dot- com [mailto:barry -dot- kieffer -at- exgate -dot- tek -dot- com]
Sent: Thursday, March 09, 2000 12:32 PM
To: TECHWR-L
Subject: RE: Question: Touch Screens


POKE As in: "To launch Word, poke the icon on your desktop".

Oh, I am just kiddn.

Barry Kieffer


> Hi,
> to designate the action for input when using a touch screen: Which
> verb is common in EN Manuals (corresponding to *click* when using a
> mouse):
> With best regards and wishes
> Joerg Lehr
> - Technical Editor -
> Tachyarrhythmia Therapy Dept.
> BIOTRONIK Biomedical
>

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