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Subject:Terminology for Windows Applications From:Andrea Magers <Andrea_Magers -at- NOTES -dot- PW -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 9 Feb 1994 06:18:57 PST
Our app/dev. group is creating their first Windows application and I'm the
lucky one who's writing the documentation. Questions are being asked of me as
to what is the proper/standard terminology with using the mouse only (no
My first thought is the terminology used in the Microsoft Windows 3.0 User's
Choose, Click, Double-click and Select (these terms are defined at the
begining of that document).