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 17:17:23 -0500

Another upside to the approach John offers below is that if this thing is
ever pushed into different technology that affects some detail of the
controls, you won't have to go through it and "fix" everything.

On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 5:13 PM, John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> 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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Check box or toggle switch?: From: Nina Rogers
Re: Check box or toggle switch?: From: Lauren
Re: Check box or toggle switch?: From: John Posada

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