Press or Click

Sandy Harris sandyinchina at
Sun Apr 20 10:29:05 UTC 2008

On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 6:19 PM, Matthew East <mdke at> wrote:

>  >  If I remember correctly, the GNOME style guide recommends "click", but
>  >  I've been using "press" for some unfathomable reason. What do other
>  >  members of the Doc team think? Either term means the same to me.
>  For me, "click" should be used for the mouse, and "press" for the keyboard.

I agree. The style guide is correct.
"Press" should not be used for mouse actions.

Sandy Harris,
Nanjing, China

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