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I use -> The > standing alone, to me, means greater
than. How it would apply to a menu, I have no idea,
but I'll bet that there is some user of my
documentation that can. :-) I cannot think of any
other situation where -> is used or can be thought of
as something else.
The problem I have with File, Templates, Invert is I
don't equate the comma with a linear process, but
rather a selection of options (all that's mssing is
the "and" or "or" before the last comma.
> I use a greater-than sign. Choose File > Templates
> > Invert. It's quasi-graphical, the symbolic logic
> meaning is not likely to interfere in this
> context, and it's easier than arrows. I've also
> seen, and am secretly admiring, the use of totally
> conventional punctuation for sequences. Example:
> Choose File, Templates, Invert.
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