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Subject:RE: On vs. In From:bryan -dot- westbrook -at- amd -dot- com To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 10 May 2001 15:02:17 -0500
It might be too subtle for most readers to distinguish, but I see the
"On" means anywhere on, including the menu bar, the scroll bars, etc.
"In" mean within a specific area on the window, such as in the text frame of
From: Henderson, Erin [mailto:EHenderson -at- ftenergy -dot- com]
Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 1:04 PM
Subject: On vs. In
For example, which is better:
Click OK on the main window.
Click OK in the main window.
Does it matter? Is there a particular reason for using one over the other? I
tried to search this topic in the Techwr-l archive, but as you can imagine,
you don't get a lot of useful results when searching "on and in."
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