Re: Read only dialog box?

Subject: Re: Read only dialog box?
From: Peter Sturgeon <prsturgeon -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 10:35:20 -0500 (EST)

It's a dialog box--the war is over. Just be glad your developers don't
distinguish between modal and non-modal dialog boxes.

Follow Geoff's advice: Describe the content, not the container.

For example, "A message notifies you when the backup has completed."

--- Geoff Hart <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca> wrote:

> Barbara Philbrick reports: <<One of my clients doesn't want to call
> dialog boxes "dialog boxes" if the information in them is
> read-only.>>

Focusing on that action or task is more important than on what to call


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