Re: Menus and wording

Subject: Re: Menus and wording
From: Karen Mayer <Karen_Mayer -dot- TOUCH_TECHNOLOGY -at- NOTES -dot- COMPUSERVE -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 1995 15:19:19 EDT

Solveig Haugland writes:
> 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, choose Security.
> Option C: From the Setup menu, choose System, then choose Security.
> Option D (favored by our Training and Support departments): Choose
> System >Setup > Security.>

I prefer a combination of C and D:
From the Setup menu, choose System > Security. This way, they know they should
head for the menu bar instead of trying to find some button or
something (if the screen is complex).

-- km


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