Re: Online Help "Click" vs. "Press"

Subject: Re: Online Help "Click" vs. "Press"
From: "Wilcox, John (WWC, Contractor)" <wilcoxj -at- WDNI -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 1998 10:19:00 -0800

From: Martin, Chuck

No, I don't agree. The user clicks interface elements (not "clicks on").

>>> Um, I click the mouse. I click ON buttons. Let the click war
begin! (or resume!)

User press keys on the keyboard (they don't "hit" keys).

>>> Obvioiusly, you've never seen me get frustrated with Word. :o)

Tell your vendor to purchase a copy of the Microsoft Manual of Style.

>>> or Common Sense 1.0.


John Wilcox, Documentation Specialist
Timberlands Information Services, Application Delivery Group
Weyerhaeuser, WWC 2E2, Box 2999
Tacoma, WA 98477-2999 USA
253-924-7972 mailto:wilcoxj -at- wdni -dot- com
(I don't speak for Weyerhaeuser, and they return the favor.)

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