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Subject:Re: Menu Options From:Sheridan-Smith John <john -dot- sheridan-smith -at- BMWFIN -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 7 Jun 1999 16:09:03 +0100
For a reasonably Windows au fait audience, I normally use the format:
Select File > Save As > Options > Pink Elephant
This method reduces word count to a minimum. As has been said already, the
> character is helpful as it implies movement along a path of choices.
Even for such an audience, I explain the convention in an introduction to
If some or all of the audience is at the Windows beginner level, I use a
more explicit approach along the lines of :
From the Menu bar select the File option
From the File menu select the Save As option
A quick usability straw poll among the audience pays good dividends.