Re: Help!

Subject: Re: Help!
From: Caryn Rizell <caryn -at- HPPTC95 -dot- ROSE -dot- HP -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 7 Dec 1994 14:13:22 PST


Here are some ideas:

Refresh instead of Update
Reset Values

Just some thoughts

Caryn Rizell

> I am drawing a blank for command button terminology, and the thesaurus I have
> is not helping!
> The software is using Motif standards.
> The developer is using both Apply and Update in the same window, and after
> telling him that they mean the same to some people (4 users and myself during
> usability testing), I need to come up with a better word for Update.

> Apply means "update the database with the changes made in the window."
> Update is supposed to mean "populate the window with the most recent changes
> currently in the database."

> We already use Reset to mean "revert back to the information since the last
> Apply or when window was opened."

> To reiterate, I need a different button label for Update.

> Please reply directly.
> Thanks,
> Laurie

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