[duxhelp] Re: Embosser setup confusion

  • From: "Ian Robinson" <ian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2004 19:45:22 +0100

Hi Peter,

Thanks for your reply.

Yes, I was getting confused.  Mind you, I think others will too when DBT
goes public.  Good luck to George with the Help files. <smile>

Cheers.

Ian

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, June 07, 2004 3:29 PM
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Embosser setup confusion


> Ian,
>
> I agree that this might be confusing.
>
> But your analysis is also confused.  You aren't changing the settings "for
> the wrong setup".  The settings in the dialog you are operating at this
> point are constrained by, but are in no way affiliated with, the selected
> configuration.  That is, your job in this dialog is to choose a
> configuration and choose document settings that are compatible with it.
The
> document settings don't affect the configuration.
>
> - Peter
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On
> Behalf Of Ian Robinson
> Sent: Monday, June 07, 2004 9:35 AM
> To: List DBTBeta
> Subject: [duxhelp] Embosser setup confusion
>
> Hi all,
>
> using Beta 3, Build Date: 24 May 2004.
>
> I'm just wondering if anyone else has got confused by the Embosser setup
> dialogue.
>
> 1.  Choose Embosser Setup from either the Global or Document menus.
>
> 2.  Press the New button and enter a setup name.
>
> 3.  Choose an embosser, then press the OK button.
>
> 4.  Control returns to the Setup dialogue, with the focus on the New
button.
>
> at which point, the instinctive thing to do, is to tab through the rest of
> the dialogue setting the lines per page etc.  Unfortunately, the selected
> setup is not the one just created, but the one that was selected when the
> New button was pressed.
>
> Put simply, the instinctive thing to do is change the settings for the
wrong
> setup!
>
> Maybe it is more obvious to sighted users that the settings are about to
be
> changed for the wrong setup, but for speech users I reckon it is too easy
to
> make a mistake.
>
> Cheers.
>
> Ian
>
>
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