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Gene raises an interesting point. Once you've started with this
"subtab/subview stuff, where does it all go?
Will you keep on inventing new words forever?
Plain English -- please!
From: GeneK [mailto:gene -at- genek -dot- com]
Sent: Sunday, 25 April 2010 10:01 AM
To: kafkascampi; Michael West
Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Tab and Subtab?
You have multiple layers of tabs and views. They are all tabs and all
regardless of how many levels down they are.
What are you going to say when your deveopers decide to add a third or
level of views? If I see trialware instructing me to click on a
"subsubsubview," I'm gojng to uninstall it immediately. I might even run a
registry cleaner and defrag my hard drive just to make sure it's completely
----- Original Message -----
From: "kafkascampi" <kafkascampi -at- gmail -dot- com>
> What I'm describing is a complex application that has multiple levels of
> tabbed "views". The first level is a "view", and the second is a
> "subview"--it appears at a level below the view. If I'm describing in
> where to click, "Click the Contacts Subview" is fine, and consistent
> throughout our ui. "View Supplier Contacts" doesn't make much sense.