[Design] Re: [Cosmo] 'Bare minimum' proposal for Casual
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mde at osafoundation.org
Mon Nov 13 10:52:10 PST 2006
Pretty much every use of the Cancel button I can think of is on some
kind of dialog box -- and clicking it dismisses the box. ('Cancel' seems
to mean "Stop this new process I'm engaged in, and go back to whatever
original context I was in before.") Maybe I'm over-analyzing, but using
it without being in a new context seems a little strange to me.
Does it not make sense to consider calling it 'Revert' or something?
Doesn't Photoshop have a button in some of the dialog boxes that revert
everything to the previous state? What is that button called?
Just my two shekels. :)
Mimi Yin wrote:
>> 2. What does the Cancel button do on the detail form?
> It cancels the edits/changes you've made and reverts the Detail View
> back to the way it looked when you initially clicked on the item in the
> Summary pane.
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