RE: Name of Hardware Control?

Subject: RE: Name of Hardware Control?
From: "Stephen Arrants" <steve -at- mbfbioscience -dot- com>
To: "Nancy Allison" <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 10:51:48 -0400

Nancy Allison
> I'm writing about a hand-held instrument that has a flat surface. No
knobs or
> buttons protrude.
[Stephen Arrants]
We have hardware with similar buttons. We call them buttons (Hold down
the Options button...) or just use the name (Press Options to...) in
instruction steps depending on context.
In the diagram of a device, they are called Soft (capacitive) buttons
and then we use the name in callouts.

We haven't had questions or complaints from customers on this.
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