Menu Types

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Menu Types

Postby Pete Tabord » Wed Apr 17, 2013 3:16 pm

Does anyone know the proper name for DFD-type menus? (Not Windows pull-down ones). Hierachical? ? Linear? Anything will do as long as it isn't DFD-type!
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Re: Menu Types

Postby Fred Kingston » Wed Apr 17, 2013 3:40 pm

Drop-down
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Re: Menu Types

Postby Gil Fleming » Fri Jun 21, 2013 1:38 pm

I'd probably go with Hierachical or Tree. If you go three menus deep, you have to reverse out three steps to get back to your start position.
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Re: Menu Types

Postby Graham Smith » Fri Jun 21, 2013 3:11 pm

It's a Branching or Cascading menu structure. Which is, by default, Hierarchical.
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Re: Menu Types

Postby Gil Fleming » Fri Jun 21, 2013 7:33 pm

That's all clear then Pete. It's a branching cascading hierarchical tree structure. DFD-type seems suddenly attractive...
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Re: Menu Types

Postby Phil Winkler » Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:09 pm

Fine point but I thought both the menu form and relationship form were called templates.
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