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Subject:Re: A GUI terminology question From:Bonnie Granat <bgranat -at- LYNX -dot- DAC -dot- NEU -dot- EDU> Date:Sun, 9 May 1999 13:09:41 -0400
> <<"The <name of icon> page" is what I'd call it. If that
> didn't work and there's one single word that effectively
> identifies the page, I'd use that in place of <name of
> icon>. For example, if there's a magnifying glass as an icon
> (no words), I'd say "the Search page".>>
> If you do this, then I would include a visual of that icon along with the
> text, just so there's no confusion.
Oops. Yes, that would be best. In our documentation, we
often say, in procedures, just "Click <GIF of Icon>." You
might not even need to refer in words to the icon or to the
page that appears when the icon is clicked. Hard to tell
without knowing the particulars, though.