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Subject:RE: Order of menu commands. From:"Chinell, David F (GE Indust, Security)" <David -dot- Chinell -at- GE -dot- com> To:<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Fri, 7 Dec 2007 16:26:07 -0500
I've been thinking about this issue for several years now. I think you'd
verbalize the command with pauses where we print our *fun* arrows and
triangles and symbols. Wheee!
But I think that means we should really just be using commas. That's
what we'd use to verbalize it.
Click Admin, Scheduling, Room Maintenance.
From: techwr-l-bounces+david -dot- chinell=ge -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
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Behalf Of Combs, Richard
Sent: Friday, December 07, 2007 3:22 PM
To: Mike Starr; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: Order of menu commands.
Mike Starr wrote:
> It's certainly not something that I feel comfortable saying out loud
> However, given that techwr-l (rightly so) does not permit
> HTML-formatted messages, there was no other way I could communicate it
> in my message.
I suppose a joke that has to be explained probably wasn't very funny to
begin with, and explaining rarely helps. :-) But I'm compelled to
I wasn't referring to saying _the_words_ "right-pointing triangular
arrow symbols" out loud, but the _symbols_themselves_.
You said you wrote things the way you'd say them out loud. Your example
included "*Admin* module >>*Scheduling*>>*Room Maintenance*" -- so I was
wondering, how do you pronounce ">>"?
It's like asking Prince, during his "artist formerly known as" days, how
he pronounced his name. Call it lame Friday humor. :-}
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