RE: Do you include a sentence identifying the dialog name?

Subject: RE: Do you include a sentence identifying the dialog name?
From: "Philip Boyer" <pboyer -at- dimasys -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2002 10:26:53 -0600

Gilda wrote: "In our procedures, we insert a numbered step consisting of two
sentences: "Choose Database -> Password. The Change Password dialog
appears.", followed by a picture of the dialog. In the second sentence,
there's an index marker for the dialog name."

I vote for identifying the dialog. It gives the reader the extra assurance
that he opened the correct dialog and is on the right path. For my
procedures, I combine the sentences. "Choose Database -> Password to display
the Change Password dialog."

Philip
pboyer -at- dimasys -dot- com



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Do you include a sentence identifying the dialog name?: From: Gilda Spitz

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