Re: press or click.....

Subject: Re: press or click.....
From: Martha Silverspring <silverspring9235 -at- go -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2000 11:03:03 -0800 (PST)

The convention I use, which I learned from all my wise TW friends, is to use Click for virtual buttons (on the screen: "Click Yes to proceed...") and Press for real keys "...you must press Delete to remove the entry"...
Hope this helps.
Martha

-----Original Message-----
From: "mike w"<techmail_mike -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L"<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu Nov 02 09:09:05 PST 2000
Subject: press or click.....

>MOS says "do not use press as a synonym for click."
>
>So, if I am documenting an ordering process where you
>have to choose either a "yes" or "no" button before
>you can go to the next screen, would it be "press" or
>"click"?
>
>Also, am I correct in assuming that "button" is the
>term I use to describe an action-oriented item?
>
>TIA,
>mike w.
>

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