RE: Synonym for "cycle through"

Subject: RE: Synonym for "cycle through"
From: "Connie Giordano" <connie -at- therightwordz -dot- com>
To: "'Haber, Ryan'" <rhaber -at- microstrategy -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2011 11:38:31 -0400

Ryan,

I can't imagine why "cycle through" wouldn't be appropriate--it describes
what you want them to do, it's well understood. The source of that advice
should try to explain to you (and us) why it's not appropriate... Technical
writing is about clarity not obfuscation.

My opinion only,

Connie Giordano

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Subject: Synonym for "cycle through"

Hello all! This is my first email to the listserv, though I've been reading
it for some weeks. I hope somebody here might offer a good suggestion
because I am stumped.

In a document I have written:

"The InfoWindow, which opens when a marker or bubble is tapped, has a black
background with white text. If multiple markers are close to each other, the
InfoWindow includes arrows to let the user cycle through those markers. The
report metrics are displayed in the InfoWindow in the order that they are
listed on the report."

I am told that "cycle through" isn't appropriate to technical writing, but
can't think of a better phrase, though one must exist.

Any ideas?

All the best,
Ryan
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Synonym for "cycle through": From: Haber, Ryan

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