Re: Chicken or the Egg

Subject: Re: Chicken or the Egg
From: "M Page" <mpage -at- csl -dot- co -dot- uk>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 19 May 2004 16:41:35 +0100

Often, if the gui is properly labelled, then "From the" is redundant:

"From the Destination list, select a destination"

might as well be

"Select a Destination

"Sean Hower" <hokumhome -at- freehomepage -dot- com> wrote in message
news:239040 -at- techwr-l -dot- -dot- -dot-
> ----------------------------------
> John Posada asks:
> Select "XXX" from the "YYY" list of available actions.
> Or
> From the "YYY" list of available actions, select "XXX".
> ----------------------------------
> We use Select "XX" from the "YY" list.
> May I suggest cutting the "of available actions" part. Without really
knowing the context of this step, it seems like the instruction would be
cleaner without that last bit.
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