RE: What do you call the Three Dots?

Subject: RE: What do you call the Three Dots?
From: "Janoff, Steven" <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com>
To: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>, "'TechWhirl (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:22:07 +0000

I thought contemporary style said you don't refer to interface objects at all.

In some contexts I've seen it used as "browse for the file you want," suggesting that the button opens a file browser.

I can't see the interface but I would try to focus on the action you want the user to do.

Steve


On Monday, October 16, 2017 8:27 AM, Cardimon, Craig wrote:

I used to call the three dots element the Ellipsis Button.

However, I see other technical and UX writers are calling this element the More Button.

How say you?

Cordially,
Craig Cardimon
Senior Technical Writer

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