RE: Edge effect on cropped screenshots?

Subject: RE: Edge effect on cropped screenshots?
From: Jimmy Breck-McKye <jb527 -at- hotmail -dot- co -dot- uk>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 31 May 2011 16:56:59 +0000


> One thing that drives me crazy as an end user is when authors choose to
> only capture the button or toolbar in question and present that. I find
> that this technique fails (at least it fails for *ME* as a reader)
> because I'm not oriented to *WHERE* the object is on the Screen or Dialog.
>

I once inherited a manual where one process had, as its last step, the words "Click OK", and a tiny cropped image of an OK box. As though I don't know what the word 'OK' looks like...
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References:
Edge effect on cropped screenshots?: From: Di
RE: Edge effect on cropped screenshots?: From: Al Geist
Re: Edge effect on cropped screenshots?: From: Rick Stone

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