RE: Word choice: Exceptions

Subject: RE: Word choice: Exceptions
From: "Bill Swallow" <wswallow -at- nycap -dot- rr -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2002 16:23:01 -0400


1. Does the modal window have a title, and if so, what is it?
Exceptions? Warning? Note? Just a graphic?

2. Who's your audience? Will anyone understand what Exceptions means? If
Exceptions is used by the error window, wouldn't they be able to put 2
and 2 together?

Just throwing out questions, as you don't provide a lot of info to go
on.

B I L L S W A L L O W
Information Design & Development Professional
tel/fax: 518.371.1867 bill_swallow -at- yahoo -dot- com
List Owner: HATT, WWP-Users, InFrame
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WebWorks Wizard Editor of InFrame Magazine

::: -----Original Message-----
::: Our web-based product displays errors and warnings upon
::: submission of a form. The errors & warnings are displayed
::: in a popup modal window that receives focus upon display.
::: We are currently referring to this group of errors &
::: warnings as "Exceptions." I'm not convinced that this is a
::: common word that will be understood by non-technical users.



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References:
Word choice: Exceptions: From: MacKenzie, Colleen

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