Re: Procedural syntax: "Click to expand" vs. "Expand by clicking"
From: Dick Margulis <margulisd -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: Yves Barbion <yves -dot- barbion -at- gmail -dot- com>
CC: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Subject: Re: Procedural syntax: "Click to expand" vs. "Expand by clicking"
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2006 08:44:42 -0500
Yves Barbion wrote:
just wondering, which do you prefer (and why):
[A] Click the plus sign to expand the folder.
[B] Expand the folder by clicking the plus sign.
I vote for B. If I don't care to expand the folder, I'll stop reading after three words. In A I have to read eight words to discover whether this is information that applies to me.
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