Ribbon menu nomenclature

Subject: Ribbon menu nomenclature
From: Hannah Drake <hannah -at- formulatrix -dot- com>
To: techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:56:48 -0400

Hi all,

Need some help. In most places, people write about the various menus in the
ribbon as "tabs", and the groups on the tabs as (appropriately) "groups".
(I've also seen the tabs referred to as "pages" - I think that would
introduce confusion to users so I'm not going to use that term, unless that
would be completely rogue of me - let me know.)

My question -- I couldn't find terminology for context-sensitive tabs that
have more than one tab. What would you call these? Sub-tabs? Or would you
call the big contextual menu something else, besides a tab?

Help!!


-Hannah
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