RE: fried brain for cut and paste

Subject: RE: fried brain for cut and paste
From: Andrew Warren <awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com>
To: "'dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com'" <dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2009 16:16:23 -0800

Deborah Hemstreet wrote:

> Right-click the photo beneath where you want to place the pasted
> photos, and select Paste Photo(s).
>
> It just does not sound right to me....

Deborah:

Can you split it into multiple sentences? Something like this, maybe:

"Choose a point at which to insert the photos. In the photo directly
below that insertion point, right-click and select Paste Photo(s)."

One nice thing about doing it that way is that you've smoothly defined a useful new concept -- "insertion point" -- which you can then use in any instructions that follow.

-Andrew

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