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

Subject: Re: What do you call the triangle-twist-open thingie?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2015 11:00:55 -0800

"Progressive disclosure controls" is appropriate for developer
documentation, though it's a broader category that includes not just
"rotating triangles" but chevrons, arrows, and +/- controls.

Somebody spent some time in academia: "Progressive disclosure controls
have a fairly weak affordances, which means their visual properties
suggest how they are used, albeit weakly."

<https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dn742409%28v=vs.85%29.aspx>
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