Re: When to use the word "button" --?

Subject: Re: When to use the word "button" --?
From: "Lane, Sion" <slane -at- thrupoint -dot- com>
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Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2012 11:44:30 +0100

Unless there is more than one UI element labelled 'Continue', I fail to see
what the word 'button' adds. 'Continue' should be formatted as a UI
element, for absolute clarity, but 'button' is absolutely redundant.

I don't understand how the theoretical Doctors and Lawyers would get
confused if they didn't see 'button'. They read the procedure and go
looking for the UI element labelled Continue, I don't see how 'button'
makes this process any easier.

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