Re: the first one or more characters
I've seen "Type [or "Enter..."] as much of the name as you know," but I
like Andrew's phrasing much, much better. It's short, clear, and
encourages experimentation. I think encouraging users to experiment and
explore (in harmless ways like this) is a Very Good Thing.
Thank you!! People should not feel as if (1) their manual can do their
thinking for them, and/or (b) their manual *needs* to do their
thinking for therm.
or, in other words:
The computer won't explode if you play around a bit, and there's no
way documentation can substitute for experience with the product.
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RE: the first one or more characters: From: Combs, Richard
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