This subsection covers how to use terms for GUI documentation.
To indicate that a check box is available for the user, use active.
To indicate that a check box is unavailable for the user, that is it's greyed out, use inactive.
For check boxes, terms such as enable/disable, on/off, or selected/de-selected can be used to indicate the value of the control, as determined by what the user does with it.
When referring to menu actions, use one of the following forms:
Menu, menu item (, submenu item, ...), ...; for example:
Select <guimenu>Edit</guimenu>, <guimenu>Options</guimenu>, <guimenu>Connections</guimenu>.
Select ... from menu (item); for example:
Select <guimenu>Connections</guimenu> after choosing the <guimenu>Options</guimenu> item from the <guimenu>Edit</guimenu> menu.(Obviously, the first form is suited better for longer actions, whereas the second form might be good for shorter actions.)
Do not use forms like
Select Edit > Options > Connections, or
Edit => Options => Connections.