RE: "Click-and-drag" or just "drag" -- ?

Subject: RE: "Click-and-drag" or just "drag" -- ?
From: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>
To: 'Kat Kuvinka' <katkuvinka -at- hotmail -dot- com>, "'techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2012 14:20:38 +0000

I was wondering how pedantic I need to be, and how brief I could be.

Why wouldn't "drag" suffice?

The audience should be computer literate.

I am pondering just how "ponderous" I need to be.

From: Kat Kuvinka [mailto:katkuvinka -at- hotmail -dot- com]
Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 10:06 AM
To: Cardimon, Craig; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: "Click-and-drag" or just "drag" -- ?

Depends on your audience and if you have attempted somewhere to teach them what it means to drag. And drop. They should drop after dragging, yes?

>
> Maybe I've been staring at this too long, but if some items need to be dragged around, would you say:
>
> "Click-and-drag Tool One where you want it."
>
> Or Just:
>
> "Drag Tool One where you want it."
>
> --Craig
>

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