Re: Is there a better way to word this?

Subject: Re: Is there a better way to word this?
From: Janice Gelb <Janice -dot- Gelb -at- Sun -dot- COM>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 09:19:05 +1000

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?
>

"Click the X link to return to the X page."
"Clicking the X link brings you back to the X page."

or just

"Click X to return to the X page."
"Clicking X brings you back to the X page."

-- Janice

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