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Subject:Re: mouseover. Is it a word? From:"Brierley, Sean" <Brierley -at- QUODATA -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 21 Jun 1999 14:23:41 -0400
Do you use a glossary? Would your audience understand the term?
Personally, I'd use the term mouseover with a glossary entry for my
audience. You could also say "move the cursor over," such as "move the
cursor over a button to see the tooltip."
All the best,
sean -at- quodata -dot- com
>>>From: Chris Hamilton [mailto:caxdj -at- EARTHLINK -dot- NET]
>>>Sent: Monday, June 21, 1999 2:09 PM
>>>To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
>>>Subject: mouseover. Is it a word?
>>>Do you mouse over something to make associated text appear?
>>>Do you mouse
>>>over it? Or do you do something else to it. Mouseover seems to be the
>>>slang, but is it the phrase that a happening technical
>>>writer would use?