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>>>I use "press". That's what you do with buttons, you press them. That is
>>>even the visual effect you get when you perform the action.
I reserve "press" for keyboard keys so my
users know if I'm talking about a physical object
or a GUI object. Theoretically, you could use the
same term since the GUI is a metaphor for the
physical, but I think it's more clear to distinguish
between the actions.
I think I'll keep it simple and stay with "select"
for the time being (regardless of what MS sez ;)
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