atw: Re: Steps and consequences

Naomi,
Yes, screen is normally used for Display. I prefer a window or a form.
E.g.

1. Click OK to open the <name of the form> form.
2. In the Name text box, enter your name.

Reena


Alex.Noon@xxxxxxxx wrote:

> Naomi
>
> I used to use the word "screen" in my doco until a colleague pulled me
> up and pointed out that "screen" was everything that the monitor
> displayed, whereas "window" was the actual application's display, so
> that's what I use now. In this case, I would say 'A new window opens' as
> part of step 1.
>
> Cheers
> Alex
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> Subject: atw: Re: Steps and consequences
>
> Naomi Kramer wrote:
>
> I'm needing thoughts and opinions. When writing steps to be followed,
> and the consequences, what format should be used? eg.  -
>
> 1.      Click OK
>
>         A new screen will be displayed.
>
> 2.      Enter the details
>
> OR
>
> 1.      Click OK
> 2.      A new screen will be displayed.
>         Enter the details
>
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