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

Subject: Re: When to use the word "button" -- ?
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: "Porrello, Leonard" <lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2012 09:49:17 -0700

Haha I just joked about the cup holder at breakfast this morning. Hilarity
ensued.

That reminds me of a document my colleague wrote, where the application
screen shot figured prominently in the PDF. One of our end users just
wasn't able to get he system to work, so called us for help.

Turns out he or she was clicking the button on the screen shot, not in the
app.

If the screen image is in an online help, you could probably figure out
some magic to control the app... maybe?

-Tony

On Thursday, October 25, 2012, Porrello, Leonard wrote:

> Insert a screen capture of a button ONLY if you will NEVER need to
> translate and localize. We also mustn't forget that the "coffee cup in DVD
> tray" crowd may touch the "button" in the help and wonder why it doesn't
> work.
>
>
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References:
When to use the word "button" -- ?: From: Craig Cardimon
Re: When to use the word "button" -- ?: From: Tony Chung
RE: When to use the word "button" -- ?: From: Porrello, Leonard

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