Re: Open vs Appear, Yet Again (was: "RE: WG: Newbie question - GUI terminology")
You guys crack me up. People around me wonder why I keep breaking out in
Same here! :-)
The use of the word "appear" takes on an entirely
new life when you put it this way. Now if I can only get the image of David
Copperfield as a tech writer out of my head:
Hmm... I bet *he* would take a lot of the slogging out of tech
writing. Wave a wand, and hey, presto! Your new User Guide is done.
1. Enter information in the text field...if you dare.
2. Click the OK button to invoke the magic of Billgatesicus.
3. The window appears from deep within the bowels of XP.
You omitted to add:
4. In one out of every 48 tries, it then disappears, taking your
unsaved work with it....
Funny? Not to those of us who've had to re-do work we lost due to
Windows crashes :-/
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