Re: What do you call the triangle-twist-open thingie?

Subject: Re: What do you call the triangle-twist-open thingie?
From: John G <john -at- garisons -dot- com>
To: David Artman <david -at- davidartman -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2015 11:39:29 -0500

>
> Thanks, David. If you scroll down on the MS Guide you linked to, you'll
> see that they are called "arrows" or "rotating triangles" depending on the
> exact glyph that is used.
>
>
> JG
>
> On Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 10:14 AM, David Artman <david -at- davidartman -dot- com>
> wrote:
>
>> They are "progressive disclosure controls" or "progressive-disclosure
>> controls" if you want to fix Microsoft's punctuation:
>>
>> [1]
>> https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dn742409(v=
>> vs.85).aspx
>>
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: What do you call the triangle-twist-open thingie?
>> From: John G <[2]john -at- garisons -dot- com>
>> Date: Tue, December 08, 2015 2:10 pm
>> To: "[3]techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <[4]techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
>> Many web sites these days use a triangle-shaped icon ... click it, and
>> it
>> rotates 90 degrees to display something (text, links, etc.) that was
>> previously hidden.
>> I call them "twist controls" but one of my SMEs says they are
>> "accordion"
>> controls.
>> What do my fellow tech whirlers refer to these as?
>> JG
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