Re: Need wording help, please

Subject: Re: Need wording help, please
From: Martha J Davidson <editrix -at- SLIP -dot- NET>
Date: Tue, 5 May 1998 13:36:27 -0700

At 11:32 AM 5/5/98 -0700, you wrote:
>
>The search options are visible only when the number of items in the
>table exceeds the visible area of the table (and thus a scroll bar would
>appear, also). I'm struggling with how to describe the dynamic state of
>the search options. Right now I have:
>
>"The search options will not show up if the number of items in the table
>does not exceed the visible area of the table."
>

How about:

"When the number of items in the table exceeds the visible area,
search buttons appear..." (or "become visible")

martha

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Martha Jane {Kolman | Davidson}
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