Re: What do you call the Three Dots?

Subject: Re: What do you call the Three Dots?
From: Shari Punyon <sharipunyon -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:28:22 -0400

I remember that. I think it was an attempt to be European (worldly).
Although I have no idea if the Europeans actually do that.

Either way, you didn't miss much!

On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 10:22 AM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>
wrote:

> I must have missed all that wonderfulness.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Allred [mailto:john2 -at- allrednet -dot- com]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:21 AM
> To: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
> Cc: Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>; TECHWR-L Writing <
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> Subject: Re: What do you call the Three Dots?
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> This strikes me as style for styleâs sake. Remember when it was all the
> rage to separate the parts of a phone number with periods? Style - up.
> Clarity of communication - down.
>
> John
>
> > On Oct 17, 2017, at 7:25 AM, Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
> >
> > We called our three dots Moe, Larry, and Curly. ;)
> >
> > But if it's vertical, is it an ellipsis or is it a very skinny
> > hamburger (real term with binary dispositions toward it in the UX crowd)?
> >
> > These types of buttons are everywhere. Whether people know what they
> > mean/do, who knows. I think the bigger problem is that you have
> > multiple conventions for the same button to contend with. If you
> > haven't already, start documenting these cases. If you have a UX
> > team/person, they're a good place to start. Otherwise you may want to
> > make friends with QA before approaching Development with UI changes.
> >
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Follow-Ups:

References:
What do you call the Three Dots?: From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: What do you call the Three Dots?: From: Marguerite Krupp
Re: What do you call the Three Dots?: From: Daniel Friedman
Re: What do you call the Three Dots?: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: What do you call the Three Dots?: From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: What do you call the Three Dots?: From: Bill Swallow
Re: What do you call the Three Dots?: From: John Allred
RE: What do you call the Three Dots?: From: Cardimon, Craig

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