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I would use display and not appears. I can not stand the word "appears" in
technical documentation, gives me the willies.
"Do this and click Save. The system displays the Ultimate Question screen
Sr. Technical Writer
Nextel Communications, Inc.
IT - Systems Engineering
From: Jim Cort [mailto:jcort -at- totaltel -dot- com]
Sent: Friday, December 17, 1999 8:46 AM
Subject: RE: Introducing graphics
Click OK and the Ultimate Question screen appears (Figure 6).
Jcort -at- totaltel -dot- com <mailto:Jcort -at- totaltel -dot- com>
From: Karen Field [SMTP:kfield -at- STELLCOM -dot- com]
Sent: Thursday, December 16, 1999 6:09 PM
Subject: Introducing graphics
How do you introduce graphics in your manuals? For example, in
do you write, "[Do this], and then click Save, as shown in the
image"? Do you use the "image" or "graphic" or "illustration"? (I
screenshots of software programs and Web apps.)
Any thoughts? TIA
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