Re: suggestions for naming a UI element

Subject: Re: suggestions for naming a UI element
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 13:12:50 -0700

"Status indicators" and "Status panel"?

On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 12:11 PM, Leisa Ashbaugh
<leisa -dot- ashbaugh -at- aisystems -dot- org> wrote:
> HI -
>
>
>
> I am working with a new UI that has a 'scoreboard' overview for a set of
> data.   There are a number of constraints, and each constraint receives
> a score. Each score has a corresponding "traffic light" (little colored
> circle, ala red, green, yellow) that indicate the 'fitness' of the
> score.
>
>
>
> I would like a good name for the little fellas, better than 'traffic
> light indicators'  - but I seem to be suffering a severe case of
> creativity brain freeze.
>
>
>
> A typical sentence:
>
>
>
> "The Scoreboard shows the schedule's constraint violations and
> penalties. 'Traffic
>
> light' indicators help you quickly determine which violations and
> penalties fall
>
> outside acceptable boundaries."
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suggestions for naming a UI element: From: Leisa Ashbaugh

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