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Hello,

I am from Germany and I have to translate Powerpoint presentations for my boss.
The presentations deal are sort of a manual for a Microsoft Access program and is provided in a step-by-step manner.
My questions are:

Do you say "go to the folder?", e.g. when you double-click a folder?
Do you say "return to the folder?"
Do you say "on the right side of the window, you can find" or is it "you can see", "you find" or something completely different?
Can you use the word "definiton" when you talk about entering data in a table, which then gives you an overview of the components of a whole system?
Do you use the word "system" when you talk about a switchgear cabinet or a control cabinet? Or would you rather say "plant"?
Do you say "right-click the button"?
Do say "go to the category" when you want somebody to move the mouse pointer to a certain category on the screen?

Do you call the windows in Microsoft Windows forms when you make selections within that window?

I know these are a lot of questions and I would really appreciate it if somebody could help me out here.

Thank you in advance and best wishes

C.S.
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Thank you for your explanations and illustrations. You may get other responses different than mine; I am looking at these from a layman's viewpoint.

Can you use the word "definiton" when you talk about entering data in a table, which then gives you an overview of the components of a whole system? -- No; 'selection' would be good, I think.

Do you use the word "system" when you talk about a switchgear cabinet or a control cabinet? Or would you rather say "plant"?-- Not 'plant'. I would use 'systems cabinet' or 'control cabinet'.

Do say "go to the category" when you want somebody to move the mouse pointer to a certain category on the screen?-- 'Category' is OK, or 'Menu item'.

Do you call the windows in Microsoft Windows forms when you make selections within that window?-- I'd just call it a pop-up window', but 'pop-up window form' sounds reasonable, too.

let's say you wanted to enter something in the field D10. Could you then say 'enter something in the column D' if it were clear that the person knows in which row he is supposed to type that in?-- OK. 'Enter something in column D' (no 'the').
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Do you say "go to the folder?", e.g. when you double-click a folder?-- Yes, or 'open the folder'.
Do you say "return to the folder?" -- Yes, or 're-open the folder' or 'open the folder again'.
Do you say "on the right side of the window, you can find" or is it "you can see", "you find" or something completely different?-- These are all fine: you can/will see; you see; you can/will find; you find
Can you use the word "definiton" when you talk about entering data in a table, which then gives you an overview of the components of a whole system? -- I don't think so; where is your sentence?
Do you use the word "system" when you talk about a switchgear cabinet or a control cabinet? Or would you rather say "plant"?-- More information, please: what do you mean by 'cabinet'?
Do you say "right-click the button"?-- Yes
Do say "go to the category" when you want somebody to move the mouse pointer to a certain category on the screen?-- What do you mean by 'category'? The rest of your sentence is fine.

Do you call the windows in Microsoft Windows forms when you make selections within that window?-- No, I don't think so. Again, what do you mean my 'form'?
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Thank you for responding so quickly.

By cabinet I mean something like this: By category, I mean for example moving the mouse pointer on this site to 'Teachers' or 'Students'. But without clicking anything.

By form, I mean something like this.
The definition is a little bit complicated to explain.
A sentence like 'The definition of the wires', i.e. you enter which wires you use for the control cabinet in the program.


And one more question arose: If you talk about a table like this
and let's say you wanted to enter something in the field D10. Could you then say 'enter something in column D' if it were clear that the person knows in which row he is supposed to type that in?

Tanks again

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Ok, thank you. You were a great help!
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Dear Anon,

For the photo presented by you I have to say there is a technical word for it.

We call it "Hub" which means: a center of activity or interest; a focal point.

Regards

Iman