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We use the term "appears dimmed" rather than "grayed" because we are
working with international markets and can easily translate the words
"appears dimmed". It also follows grammatical standards and doesn't
force us to turn an adjective into a verb.
Lead Technical Writer
fmaucieri -at- transenergy -dot- com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dennis Hays [SMTP:dhays -at- NOVALIS -dot- COM]
> Sent: Monday, August 25, 1997 8:40 AM
> Subject: Grey, Gray, Ghosted, Unavailable
> When a menu item is not available (windows-like interface), what is
> applicable terminology to use in documentation. I've seen greyed-out,
> ghosted, and so forth. What terminology are others using to indicate
> items in menu choices?
> Dennis Hays
> The Burden Lake Group, Ltd.
> On Contract at Novalis Corp.
> 518/862-3465 Telephone
>mailto:dhays -at- novalis -dot- com