Re: Trash Icon

Subject: Re: Trash Icon
From: joanne grey <j -dot- grey -at- WORLDNET -dot- ATT -dot- NET>
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 1996 17:39:39 -0700

At 10:05 AM 9/3/96 EDT, Cheryl Kidder wrote:

"Our problem is that once data is deleted in our system, it is not
recoverable. Because of this, we cannot use commonly accepted icons
such as a trash receptacle because the trash receptacles used by Mac
and Win95 enable the user to recover the data. In our system, the user
cannot recover data unless they restore from a backup."

Can't the programmers put in a confirmation message box that pops up
stating exactly that, once the icon is clicked? You know, something that
says "Heads up, folks... there's no "Undo" to this one."


____________________________________________________________
Joanne Grey Senior Technical Writer
j -dot- grey -at- worldnet -dot- att -dot- net I speak for myself
joann -at- genesyslab -dot- com http://www.genesyslab.com

Keep your friends close to you... and your enemies closer.

TECHWR-L List Information
To send a message about technical communication to 2500+ list readers,
E-mail to TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU -dot- Send administrative commands
ALL other questions or problems concerning the list
should go to the listowner, Eric Ray, at ejray -at- ionet -dot- net -dot-



Previous by Author: order-independent rendering
Next by Author: Re: Need Naming Suggestions
Previous by Thread: Re: Trash Icon
Next by Thread: USDA courses?


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads