KDE HIG: What do you do?
simon at simonzone.com
Wed Oct 11 07:45:54 BST 2006
On Monday 09 October 2006 14:01, Celeste Lyn Paul wrote:
> So.. (in not so many words..) what do _you_ do? What are a sample of tasks
> activities you perform (or plan to) when referencing interface
One thing that I always feel unclear about is writing text and labels. This
topic never seems to be explained fully in HIGs and UI books. The kind of
questions I have are:
* Nouns vs verbs in menus. (e.g. "Tools->Spelling" vs "Tools->Check spelling")
* capitalisation, (e.g. "Colour settings:" or is it "Colour Settings:"?)
* Writing style, active passive voice etc. (not so important in GUI, but for
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