Re: Wizard - searching for a definition

Subject: Re: Wizard - searching for a definition
From: Barry Campbell <barry -dot- campbell -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 10:21:25 -0500

This definition (Google: "define:wizard"; answer #2) encapsulates my
understanding of what a "wizard" is in this context:

"An interactive utility that leads a user through all of the steps
required to complete a complex task. Wizards produce a step by step
guide for the user, with each possible alternative displayed. If a
condition occurs which prevents a step from being completed, methods
for resolving the problem are presented. When the problem is resolved,
the user is returned to the next step in the process, until the task
has been completed."

Hope this helps.

- bc

Barry Campbell <barry -dot- campbell -at- gmail -dot- com>


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