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

Subject: Re: What do you call the triangle-twist-open thingie?
From: "Elisa R. Sawyer" <elisawyer -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: John G <john -at- garisons -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2015 11:18:20 -0800

FWIW I discovered a blog that lists "18 best accordian tabs and menus" and
that also lists some good resources for free CSS templates:

http://designscrazed.org/html5-css3-accordion-tabs/

HTH.

-Elisa

On Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 8:39 AM, John G <john -at- garisons -dot- com> wrote:

> >
> > 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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