Re: Check box or toggle switch?

Subject: Re: Check box or toggle switch?
From: John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2016 17:13:48 -0500

or just use nomenclature that concentrates what do do rather than what the
widget is. Regardless of what it is, you are doing the same
thing...selecting a choice, whether it is Apple, MS, or Android.

Now, if you are writing developer specs, you need to be specific so the
developer knows what code to plug in. But a user? They don't care.

On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 4:25 PM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:

> What you have shown is a toggle switch and not a toggle button.
>
> Here is what Android calls toggle buttons and toggle switches.
> https://developer.android.com/guide/topics/ui/controls/togglebutton.html
>
> Microsoft guidelines are here.
> https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/uwp/controls-and-patterns/toggles
>
> You should nomenclature that fits with your environment. If your users use
> Apple products, then use Apple terms. Use Microsoft terms for a Microsoft
> environment and Android for Android.
>
>
> On 12/1/2016 7:35 AM, Nina Rogers wrote:
>
>> 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!)
>>
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