Re: Windows check-box terminology

Subject: Re: Windows check-box terminology
From: Mark Levinson <mark -at- SD -dot- CO -dot- IL>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 1996 16:01:43 IST

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.

** I tell them to "checkmark" the box.
So I verbed a noun. So lawsuit me.

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