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    Default Re: [Usage] click "on" the mouse vs click the button

    Yeah, it's a bit of a wild frontier. In the early '90s I saw (and tried to use) the Microsoft Style Guide, which deprecated 'click on'; it said you 'should' always use 'click'. But the prescription didn't catch on.

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    Default Re: [Usage] click "on" the mouse vs click the button

    Yeah, it's a bit of a wild frontier. In the early '90s I saw (and tried to use) the Microsoft Style Guide, which deprecated 'click on'; it said you 'should' always use 'click'. But the prescription didn't catch on.

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