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Subject:RE: SUMMARY: What do we call this button? From:"Bowen, Marianne" <Marianne -dot- Bowen -at- Nextel -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Fri, 20 Oct 2000 11:04:15 -0400
> I had not seen this question before, however, here is my take on it.
> We have this button on Oracle applications. Selecting it opens a List of
> Values (LOV).
> In my document conventions section I also have a section with a table
> explaining the dialog box elements used in the application. I show a
> of the object used in the application, for example the LOV button. I give
> the name of the button, and then I explain the use of it. For example:
> Element Name column: LOV Button
> Definition column: Button associated with a List of Values (LOV),
> indicating that the user can search a list by clicking the button. Only
> values stored in the LOV are valid values for this field.
> Example column: Picture of button
> Hope this helps.
From: Newman, Sarah [mailto:snewman -at- bechtel -dot- com]
Sent: Friday, October 20, 2000 10:18 AM
Subject: SUMMARY: What do we call this button?
I'd like to thank the many helpful folks who made suggestions (both on list
and off) regarding what we should call this "button to the right of the
field with an ellipsis (...) on it" that brings up a list to select from.
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