Re: Terminology Q: Clicking on a tab displays a ?

Subject: Re: Terminology Q: Clicking on a tab displays a ?
From: "Barb Einarsen" <barb -dot- einarsen -at- gnnettest -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2000 10:35:11 -0400

Paul asks:
> I'm seeking a piece of terminology. Say I have
> a dialog box that has a series of tabs. When I click
> on a tab, what do I call the new "piece" of screen
> displayed that was previously hidden? It's not
> a new dialog box, but I can't call it "tab" since that
> suggests only the, er, "sticking-up" bit with the label
> on.

Tab is commonly used to refer to the entire new piece of screen, not just
the 'sticking-up bit'. I might say something like: Select the Display tab on
the Software Properties dialog.

HTH,
Barb





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