[Lazarus] External help dialog
nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Sun Mar 4 18:57:46 CET 2012
On Sat, 03 Mar 2012 23:05:32 +0000
Howard Page-Clark <hdpc at talktalk.net> wrote:
> The work being done to improve the Help functionality in Lazarus is much
> appreciated. One part of the newer interface that currently seems
> inadequate to me is the naming of the "Macrofy" button
> I think it is OK to name the underlying string function Macrofy, as a
> convenient neologism to describe the functionality. However, it does not
> work as a button label, being far too cryptic, and I think the hint
> description "Replace common directories with macros" (or something like
> it) should be part of caption of the control that initiates the macrofying.
> Such a long phrase is probably too verbose for a button caption, but the
> present terse "Macrofy" is just too odd (at least in English, perhaps it
> works better in other languages), and it is too short, lacking the
> immediately obvious meaning that the button will effect a replacement of
> directory path names with macro substitutions.
> I welcome the functionality, but think it needs to be presented to the
> user less cryptically.
I changed it to "use macros".
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