Re: More natural language [Was: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free]

Subject: Re: More natural language [Was: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free]
From: Jack DeLand <jackdeland -at- adamcharlesconsulting -dot- com>
To: Chris Morton <chris -at- isntthatwrite -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2018 12:10:44 -0500

How about using the voice of a very ticked-off manager screaming at the
user to accomplish a task? If we're going to get real, let's get down to
it: "No stupid, not that one! The OTHER blue one!" Or Monty Python: "Nope,
sorry, no help here. Try F12." ...

On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 11:56 AM, Chris Morton <chris -at- isntthatwrite -dot- com>
wrote:

> Peter Neilson wrote: <"So like here's wat you do. You take, you know, the
> thing with the stuff on it. No, not that one. The other one with the yellow
> panel. You put in what you want, like the flavor of ice cream. Just not
> vanilla. Actually the hight, not the flavor. It sends it over the internets
> and you get it back. If you have trouble just call the help.">
>
> "And remember where that big blue button lives in that one box. You know,
> the one that says 'Click here' or whatever. It'll become your new BFF."
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References:
More natural language [Was: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free]: From: Erika Yanovich
Re: More natural language [Was: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free]: From: Craig Cardimon
Re: More natural language [Was: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free]: From: Peter Neilson
Re: More natural language [Was: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free]: From: Chris Morton

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