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Subject:Re: What would you call this? From:Haim Roman <haim -dot- roman -at- gmail -dot- com> To:Tammy Van Boening <tammyvb -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com> Date:Thu, 27 Mar 2014 09:14:28 -0700
I'd write "status bar". But if it's not a well known term, you'll have to
define it in your doc
Howard (Haim) Roman
On Mar 27, 2014 8:39 AM, "Tammy Van Boening" <tammyvb -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com>
> Hi All,
> I am writing to an application that runs on iOS devices and I need to
> describe the user interface. At the top of the interface is an area that
> shows the icon for the iPad or iPhone, the current time, and the charging
> status. It also shows the name of the application tab that is currently
> opened and it has an button titled Settings for accessing the settings for
> the application. This is a distinct area of the interface and it is shaded
> light gray with a line underneath it to differentiate from the main work
> area of the interface below it, which has a white background. I have to
> the users some context about the layout of this interface, so I need to
> identify this distinct area with the proper name/ID and I am stumped. My
> SMEs don't really have a name for it either - they just say at the top of
> the interface you see all this information. I want to say something like in
> the "status bar" or "view bar" , the following is displayed.
> Tammy Van Boening
> Spectrum Writing, LLC
> TammyVB *AT* spectrumwritingllc *DOT* com
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