Re: appears vs is displayed

Subject: Re: appears vs is displayed
From: Emily Betters/Shiva Corporation <ebetters -at- SHIVA -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 1997 09:41:05 EDT

> "Click Add and the Add Patient window is displayed."
> vs
> "Click Add and the Add Patient window appears."

I would definitely go with appears. Try to avoid the passive voice.

Good luck,
Emily

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