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>For examples, 1) does one "Click" or "Select" his/her choice?<<
I was part of a user's guide at the end of last year. We used CLICK for an
icon and select for a menu item.
>Option A: Choose System from the Setup menu, then choose Security from the
>System Setup palette.
>Option B (presenting the options in the order they should be chosen, but the
>phrasing is slightly awkward):
> From the Setup menu, choose System, then from the System Setup palette,
>Option C: From the Setup menu, choose System, then choose Security.
>Option D (favored by our Training and Support departments): Choose System >
>Setup > Security.
From my experiences, I would go with 'C'.
>In addition, what are your views on bold for the key navigation words (Setup,
>System, etc.) or icons in the scholar's margin to indicate that this is
In the above mentioned UG, we used BOLD for an icon name, a menu"option" and
italic for a menu name. i.e., From the <ital>Setup<unital> Menu, select
<bold>Setup<unbold>, then select <bold>Secutrity<unbold>.
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