Re: Synonym for "cycle through"

Subject: Re: Synonym for "cycle through"
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "Haber, Ryan" <rhaber -at- microstrategy -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2011 09:59:34 -0700

I don't see a problem with "cycle through" for English readers, but I don't
know if the phrase has equivalents in other languages.

I would probably rewrite that sentence to say something like, "if multiple
markers are close to each other, use the InfoWindow arrows to select the
desired marker."

Question: if the InfoWindow opens when a marker is tapped, how do you use
InfoWindow arrows to select markers? Do you tap on any marker to open the
window and then use the arrows to change the selection?

Gene Kim-Eng



On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 7:57 AM, Haber, Ryan <rhaber -at- microstrategy -dot- com>wrote:

> 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.
>
>
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