What do you call something?

Subject: What do you call something?
From: "Spectrum Writing" <info -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com>
To: "TechWhirl List" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 14:14:13 -0600

Okay, you know how, for example, like in cartoons, when a character talks,
the words are contained in some kind of like balloon type object - anyway,
they are surrounded with a semi-oval shape border with a pointed end that
points to the character's mouth -

what on earth would you call that in documentation? Please no joke - I have
several of these to describe - different colored ones mean different things
and rather than writing the red
"thing-a-ma-jig/doodad/whatchyamacallit/doohickey" means this, I would like
to say the red <insert object name here> indicates that this is a warning,
the green < > means this has been processed, etc.


Tammy Van Boening


Spectrum Writing, LLC


info -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com


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