Common Problems in Message Strings
- use active voice instead of passive voice.
- can’t –> cannot
- may –> can
- may not –> cannot
- selection cannot be empty.
- must not –> cannot
- must be [saved] –> have to be
- You have to save the .. (according to MS)
- 'click' for buttons
- 'press' for keyboard
- 'type' for words
- Do not end with a preposition
- No packages to choose from -> Cannot find packages to select.
- The following modified resources must be saved to continue.\n Press OK
to confirm or Cancel otherwise. ->
The following modified resources have to be saved to continue.\n Click
OK to confirm or click Cancel.
- The package must exist ->
This package does not exist
- If you want to proceed, please press 'Next' or 'Finish'. ->
Click 'Next' to view the next item or 'Finish'.
- Searches and selects the given package. ->
Searches for and selects the package entered.
- Control how text is automatically modified while typing ->
Select options for automatic text modifications
- Correct package declaration ->
The package declaration needs to be corrected.