Re: Proving an MS standard

Subject: Re: Proving an MS standard
From: Scott Turner <sturner -at- airmail -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 15:38:38 -0600

When a popup window has Yes and No buttons, I usually type Y or N instead of
using my mouse or pressing Enter for the active key activation. Our software
doesn't accept a Y or N. I told the developers to change it so it does as,
like it or not, Microsoft is our standard interface. The developers want me
to prove that this is a standard. I went to and spent an hour
trying to find something. Can anyone out there find a reference for me?

Of course the MS has its "standards" books online, in HTML. Good useful tools. The source you want as detailed by others is

The real problem is that there is no table of contents, there is no index. You cannot effectively search the book. A real reason not to use HTML for online documentation.


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