Re: Is there a better way to word this?

Subject: Re: Is there a better way to word this?
From: Suzette Leeming <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Pro TechWriter <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2009 16:40:41 -0400

I don't think you can use "redisplays" because "displays" is a transitive
verb.

Therefore, I'll go for "reappears", although I like to use " you
are returned to the X page".

Suzette Leeming




On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 4:25 PM, Pro TechWriter <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>wrote:

> That's what I use: "The X page reappears" or "The X page redisplays."
> PT
>
> On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 3:21 PM, Borowik, Kristy <Kristy_Borowik -at- lcca -dot- com
> >wrote:
>
> > I really hate it when manuals say something like: "Click the x link, and
> > you will be returned to the x page." It's the "and you will be returned
> to"
> > part that bothers me, or when people say "Click this link and you will be
> > taken to (whatever)." Is there a better way to say that? After all, the
> > users never leave their seats! :)
> >
> > I was thinking maybe something like: "The x page reappears." Any other
> > suggestions?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Kristy Borowik
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Is there a better way to word this?: From: Borowik, Kristy
Re: Is there a better way to word this?: From: Pro TechWriter

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