RE: "Select" in lieu of other verbs

Subject: RE: "Select" in lieu of other verbs
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 13:30:59 -0500

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Posada
> Sent: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 1:09 PM
> To: Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare, consultant)
> Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: "Select" in lieu of other verbs
> It's not whether it is a battle worth's that
> Select is the proper word.
> Press or touch define how you are selecting the
> all instances you are still selecting. You either select or you enter.
> Select for anything that you pick and enter for anything
> where you type.
> It makes life easier.

It makes life easier for *your* audience, John. Some companies' users
prefer to be told specifically to click, touch, press the spacebar, etc.

Madelyn should write for her own audience, not yours or mine.

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"Select" in lieu of other verbs: From: Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare, consultant)
Re: "Select" in lieu of other verbs: From: John Posada

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