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English translation: option

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13:34 Jul 16, 2000
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Menupunkt
The text is about a telecoms system which links patients to doctors and nurses in hospital. The sentence is "Mit den Menütasten können Sie die Menüpunkte auswählen."
Nick Smith, BA (Hons.), Dipl. Uebers. (FH Koeln)
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:05
English translation:option
Explanation:
Beside menu item, option ist the best probably the best solution.
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Manfred Mondt
United States
Local time: 01:05
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Thanks v. much. Nick.
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Summary of answers provided
naoptionManfred Mondt
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Anthony Frey
namenu options, menu elements, menu itemsUlrike Lieder


  

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1 hr
menu options, menu elements, menu items


Explanation:
Cf. Brinkmann, Wörterbuch der Daten- und Kommunikationstechnik

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 22:05
Native speaker of: German
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8 hrs
See below


Explanation:
According to Ferreti's Dictionary of Computing, you could use menu item, menu feature or menu position. I believe Microsoft uses menu item. At least this is what I found when browsing through Microsoft' online Help this very minute.


Anthony Frey
United States
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21 hrs
option


Explanation:
Beside menu item, option ist the best probably the best solution.

Manfred Mondt
United States
Local time: 01:05
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Thanks v. much. Nick.
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