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Long Process - Do you use the word 'Cancel' (instead of 'Stop') to halt processes?
  v1.0 Posted at 27/11/2012 2:04 PM by Rebecca Liu

When stopping processes, you should use 'Cancel'... Not 'Stop'. The meaning of 'Cancel' is clearer to users, as opposed to 'Stop' which might also mean 'Pause'.

Bad Image for Cancel
Figure: Bad Example - Stop is an ambiguous term and can be momentarily confusing
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Figure: Good Example - Cancel leaves little room for miscommunication

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