Re: Dialog Box Question

Subject: Re: Dialog Box Question
From: "Sharon Burton-Hardin" <sharonburton -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: <TECHWR-L -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 1999 11:46:19 -0700

[checkbox] List Rows with [edit box] or Greater Links

Try:
To [put the purpose here], select the List Rows check box and specify the
number of links [with maybe a bit more explanation phrase here].

Lets the user know why they want to do it before they actually do it. That
helps the people who are scanning to see what else they need to do. And
helps those who are clueless because they have never done this before.

sharon

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Chuck <writer -at- best -dot- com> wrote in message
news:LYR18328-3275-1999 -dot- 09 -dot- 03-09 -dot- 50 -dot- 02--sharonburton#earthlink -dot- net -at- lists -dot- ray
comm.com...
|
| If there is no other label, I'd probably summarize the line as
| unambiguously as possible, perhaps something like this:
|
| "Select the list rows of links checkbox and choose how many links a row
| must have before it is listed."
|
|
| "Duerfeldt, Mark" wrote:
| >
| > I have a dialog that includes a row that begins with a checkbox,
followed by
| > text, and has an edit box in the middle. It reads as follows:
| >
| > [checkbox] List Rows with [edit box] or Greater Links
| >







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