Re: Appropriate -- so inappropriate!

Subject: Re: Appropriate -- so inappropriate!
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2009 14:45:01 -0700

I don't have a problem with this sort of instruction if the choices really are a
matter of preference and there is no right or wrong one. For example, if I go
into the setup menu of my cable TV box and select the screen that sets the
colors of the UI, I certainly don't need a separate set of instructions for each
of the available schemes, nor do I even need the instructions to list all of
them. Telling me how to access the list and select the one I want is
sufficient.

Gene Kim-Eng


----- Original Message -----
From: "Janice Gelb" <Janice -dot- Gelb -at- Sun -dot- COM>
> I have this same sort of problem with text that
> says things like "Choose the color that you want
> to use" or "Modify the settings to the desired
> levels."
>
> "No, thanks, I think I'll choose a color that I
> hate and pick settings that don't work with my
> system."

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References:
Appropriate -- so inappropriate!: From: Nancy Allison
RE: Appropriate -- so inappropriate!: From: Stephen Arrants
Re: Appropriate -- so inappropriate!: From: Janice Gelb

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