Re: Wizards or Dialog Boxes

Subject: Re: Wizards or Dialog Boxes
From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 02 May 2011 12:50:55 -0400

On 05/02/2011 11:05 AM, Lofthouse Marsha-PT1816 wrote:

When you write about wizards ...

If it needs anything written about it, it's not a wizard.

I once ran into the necessity for the "Help System User's Guide" for an impossible-to-use help system. This was back in the command-line era. The user could be on any of umpteen Dungeon-like help levels, and had to know which was which, in order to know what to do next!

It was not "help".

Yours is not a wizard.


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