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Subject:"+" sign in a navigation tree? From:Geoff Hart <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca> To:TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, Kevin McGowan <thatguy_80 -at- hotmail -dot- com> Date:Fri, 16 Jun 2006 15:02:56 -0400
Kevin McGowan wondered: <<What would be the "proper" term for the plus
sign used to collapse or expand the list in a navigation tree? Is it
just "the plus sign"? or is there something better? One of my QA guys
just asked me what it's called, and I couldn't even think of it.>>
Unless you're specifically writing the docs for a user-interface API,
it's better to treat this as the object of the sentence rather than the
subject: "Click the [+] to expand..."