Re: Word-a-Day preview round

On 24 Apr 2008, at 16:59, Shaun McCance wrote:

Actually, most style guides agree that you "select" a check box.

Interesting... personally I'd say that you check the box to select the option that it represents, you don't select the box itself. ('Selecting' a checkbox actually implies 'focusing' it to me, although obviously the correct word for that is, er... 'focusing'.).


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