Re: Ribbon menu nomenclature

Subject: Re: Ribbon menu nomenclature
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: Hannah Drake <hannah -at- formulatrix -dot- com>, techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:05:40 -0700

The diagram in the Microsoft Manual of Style 4 that explains those
terms is similar to the one on this page:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/cc872782.aspx

On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 3:56 PM, Hannah Drake <hannah -at- formulatrix -dot- com> wrote:
> 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?
>
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