On 1/12/2011 1:14 PM, Barbara Duprey wrote:
OK, it seems that "context menu" is the preferred choice. Thanks!
Sometime around twenty years ago, Microsoft and Apple employed differing
forms--context versus contextual--in their documentation. I forgot which
one used which. Other developers typically chose the form of the two
forms based upon the O/S their apps used. IOW, back then it was a PC/Mac
sort of thing.
Doing some pro bono (they gave me expensive embedded-microcontroller
firmware-development apps to use for free) technical-editing work for
Motorola in the very late 1990s/early 2000s, I used each form, depending
upon which O/S the particular IDE apps used.
So, another consideration is to employ the term based upon the
particular O/S hosting the office suite.
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