Re: Using Punctuation w/GUI Labels

Subject: Re: Using Punctuation w/GUI Labels
From: arroxaneullman -at- aol -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 16:26:52 -0400

Ashaki K. Hamlett <ashaki -at- altair -dot- com> asked, "How do others handle documenting GUI labels that contain punctuation?"

References to GUI elements appear in a different font, so this does not usually become a problem. If the user might misunderstand, I would leave off the GUI punctuation.

Usually, the user understands if you say "Click Ok" and the on-screen element says "OK!"

My 3.14 cents.



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