Windows check-box terminology

Subject: Windows check-box terminology
From: Chris Hulin <chrish -at- SPIDERNET -dot- COM -dot- CY>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 1996 14:53:01 +0300

What do you do to check-boxes? Check/uncheck them? Or click them on/off.

I don't like "check" because it is ambiguous in non-American english: I feel
that if I tell users to "check the widget box", they may just check it in
the British sense (i.e. observe it), rather than set it or mark it.
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