Re: Name for group of icons

Subject: Re: Name for group of icons
From: "Cramer, Kim" <kcramer -at- NCSLINK -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 1996 11:43:00 -0700

Connie Winch said:

>In our software, our toolbar, which appears at the top of the screen,
>includes four buttons that allow the user to move among records in the file
>they're currently in. These buttons are as follows:

>First Record - a double arrow pointing L to a vertical line
>Previous Record - a single arrow pointing L
>Next Record - a single arrow pointing R
>Last Record - a double arrow pointing R to a vertical line

>Is there an industry standard (or at least common practice) for what to
>call these buttons as a whole? Rampant in our organization is the use of
>"VCR buttons". A few of us are aiming to stamp out this sophomoric
>terminology. So far we have come up with "navigator buttons".
>Suggestions? Practices? Comments? Anecdotes?

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We call them record locator buttons.

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Kim Cramer
kcramer -at- ncslink -dot- com
Sr. Information Developer
NCS Education
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