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Subject:Re: style query From:"Parks, Beverly" <ParksB -at- EMH1 -dot- HQISEC -dot- ARMY -dot- MIL> Date:Thu, 27 Feb 1997 08:17:18 -0700
>Patricia Carmel wrote:
>click or click on a button: Coming as I do from the Mac style guide which
>advocates 'click the button', 'click on' is anathema. However as I become
>more and more consumed by the PC world, the term 'click on' becomes less
>and less jarring.
I usually press a button. I try to stay with the metaphor as much as
possible: open and close windows and boxes, press buttons. As far as
menu items, I never use "in" a menu, but I refer to things on a menu and
select items from a menu.
>parksb -at- emh1 -dot- hqisec -dot- army -dot- mil