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> I'm writing a tutorial and was wondering about the difference between
> choosing and selecting. A co-worker inferred that there is an official
> Microsoft definition of each. Any thoughts?
I don't know if Microsoft's definitions are the same as Apple's, but =
we write Macintosh documentation so we follow the Apple Style Guide. =
This is basically what it says about choosing and selecting:
Use "choose" for menu commands and "select" for icons, options in =
dialogs and list boxes, selections of text, graphic images, etc.
So basically, you would select something and then choose a menu command =
to act on your selection.
Hope this helps.
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