Re: Describing menu navigation

Subject: Re: Describing menu navigation
From: Mary Nurminen <manurmin -at- TRE -dot- TELE -dot- NOKIA -dot- FI>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 1998 13:03:53 +0300

Robin Hilp said:L
>
> This method seems to work for my engineers & customers:
>
> "Open the Source window Breakpoints menu Set Breakpoint dialog. You
> can add, delete, and edit breakpoints as follows ..." (The Set
> Breakpoint item opens a whole separate dialog.)
>
> "Enable a signal in the CPU window Options menu Signals item." (The
> Signals item has a sub-menu of items that can be enabled with a
> click/checkmark.)
>
> "Enable the Source window View menu Source Only item." (The Source
> Only item can be enabled with a click/checkmark.)

Is it just me, or does anyone else find this extremely difficult to read??


I have to stick to good old arrows:

Click File --> Open --> New...


It's fast, easy, there are no extra words stuck in there making you have to dig
the actual menu names out of a bunch of gook, and it's in the order the user
actually does it.


mary




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