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Re: [datasets 17/18] gui: Add ellipsis to menu items that require furthe

From: Michel Boaventura
Subject: Re: [datasets 17/18] gui: Add ellipsis to menu items that require further input.
Date: Mon, 2 May 2011 13:00:46 -0300

I think that ... is better for the translators, because not everyone knows how to input the unicode char on a text editor.

Em 01/05/2011 22:09, "Ben Pfaff" <address@hidden> escreveu:
> I did a quick "grep" survey of .ui files installed on my own
> system. I see 71 instances of ... and 28 instances of U+2026.
> I'm inclined to stick with ... (unless you really like the
> ellipsis character for some reason).
> John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:
>> There is a Unicode character for an ellipsis. I wonder if
>> we ought to use that instead of three dots.
>> On Sat, Apr 30, 2011 at 10:36:45PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
>> The GNOME Human Interface Guidelines say:
>> Label the menu item with a trailing ellipsis ("...") only if
>> the command requires further input from the user before it
>> can be performed. Do not add an ellipsis to items that only
>> present a confirmation dialog (such as Delete), or that do
>> not require further input (such as Properties, Preferences or
>> About).
>> Most PSPPIRE menu items fit this description, so they should have
>> trailing ellipses, which this commit adds.
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