Re: Hotkeys

Subject: Re: Hotkeys
From: John Posada <john -at- TDANDW -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 1999 12:45:50 -0500

How much time do you have? :-)

Seriously...if I've had the time to do so, I've underlined the hotkey
character. However, when in a time crunch, have not done so.

Deborah Cooper wrote:

> Hi, gang,
> I just wanted to ask: when documentating software applications,
> and you write something like:
> >From the File menu, choose Save to...
> If, in your application, the File menu has a hotkey associated with
> it (as in ALT+F to open the File menu), in your documentation would
> you underline the F in the word File? or just write the word File, as
> usual?
> Thanks

John Posada, Technical Writer
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