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Subject: Re: Open...
From: Richard Mateosian <xrmxrm -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 22:43:21 -0800

It's clearer not to do so. Otherwise, why not show a screen shot of
the name in its menu context rather than just a text version of the
name? These shots would recreate the UI more closely, but they would
make your manual confusing to read.

The ellipsis is not part of the command name. It is a reassurance in
the UI that tells users that clicking that command won't cause a
precipitous action until they have had a further opportunity to
specify what they want to do. No such reassurance is needed in the
manual. ...RM

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 9:44 PM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:

> I don't see why you wouldn't want to recreate the UI as closely as possible.

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Richard Mateosian <xrm -at- pacbell -dot- net>
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Re: Open...: From: kafkascampi
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