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In theory, I like the simplification too -- but I have also used these and
had reviewers totally confused by the terms. People seem to think of a
list as a list of words in the UI that you cannot select. A "dropdown
list" clears up that confusion.
Also, no one I've talked to seems to know what a "combo box" is. This may
be regional, though.
In general, I think the qualifiers help give people a visual aid that
helps them find the correct item in the UI, if there is no screen shot.
With screen shots, I would encourage writers to just use "list."
> I do like the simplifications it suggests-- instead of typing
> "dropdown","dropdown list","combo box" or "list box", you just say "box" or
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