Re: Screen captures in multiple lanaguages or just in English? was, "RE: Examples of Minimalist Writing"

Subject: Re: Screen captures in multiple lanaguages or just in English? was, "RE: Examples of Minimalist Writing"
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "Techwr-l" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 5 Oct 2009 13:45:04 -0700

There's some sort of eye-brain visual recognition process at work. Back in the
days before SW UI's, we often used text in a rectangular box to represent a
physical button on a control panel because it was more easily recognized than
"press the XXX button."

Gene Kim-Eng


----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Lauriston" <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
>What's the advantage of a bitmap over typing the button text and
>giving it a distinctive style so that the translators would know to
>leave it in English?

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References:
Re: Examples of Minimalist Writing: From: beelia
Screen captures in multiple lanaguages or just in English? was, "RE: Examples of Minimalist Writing": From: Leonard C. Porrello
Re: Screen captures in multiple lanaguages or just in English? was, "RE: Examples of Minimalist Writing": From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Screen captures in multiple lanaguages or just in English? was, "RE: Examples of Minimalist Writing": From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Screen captures in multiple lanaguages or just in English? was, "RE: Examples of Minimalist Writing": From: Robert Lauriston

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