Re: Check box or toggle switch?

Subject: Re: Check box or toggle switch?
From: Emoto <emoto1 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2016 14:53:00 -0500

Let's take it one step farther:

"Do the needful"


*ducks and runs*

On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 2:50 PM, John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Just tell the user to select their answer.. They'll figure it out.
> Otherwise, you are going to be chasing your developers whenever they make
> another change.
>
> On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 10:35 AM, Nina Rogers <janina -dot- rogers -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
>
> > Happy Friday Eve, everyone!
> >
> > Our clients, who primarily act as system admins, can create custom
> > questions for their users, and "check box" is one of their options, where
> > can offer a number of options and users can choose all that apply. Until
> > recently, if an admin created a "check box" question, their question
> would
> > show up as just that -- a question accompanied by a group of check boxes
> > indicating various options.
> >
> > Our software recently got a face lift, and all of the check boxes are now
> > toggle keys. (Here's an example. <http://screencast.com/t/lnmBTzvZ>) The
> > functionality hasn't changed, but, as you can see, users now have toggles
> > to switch ON or OFF. We're still using the old terminology, however, in
> the
> > documentation ("the check box option")--mainly because I've had bigger
> > documentation fish to fry since the upgrade and haven't thought about
> > changing it until now.
> >
> > So my question here is, what term should be used to replace "check box
> > option"? Would it be "toggle switch option"? "Toggle key option"? Or
> maybe
> > something that doesn't refer to the image but instead the type of
> > answer--"multiple-answer option," or something like that. Suggestions?
> > (Other than asking Dev to change the toggle keys back to check boxes!)
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Nina Rogers
> > Lead Technical Writer
> > Galaxy Digital
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Check box or toggle switch?: From: Nina Rogers
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