Re: GUI names: forms vs. windows

Subject: Re: GUI names: forms vs. windows
From: Steve Hussey <shush -at- harborside -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2000 11:39:38 -0700

> Also, its writers usually
> have very sensible suggestions, such as using "drop-down list"
> instead of "combo box" in end user documentation.

Well for one thing a drop down list is a different type of object to a combo
box (they have subtlely different purposes).

Re the discussion of windows vs. forms etc again there are differences
between a window (the GUI element that has the scroll bars, close box etc)
and the form (the area within the window).

"A new window opens. This contains the fields ..." yad, yada.


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