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Regarding 'Shut Down' and AFP users warning
Authored by: Eric Morrison on May 09, '06 10:05:18AM

Not really a duplicate command... the first is "Shut Down..." (note the three dots at the end of the name) while the second is simply "Shut Down". This is a user-interface convention... three dots at the end of a menu item's name signify "dialog box coming right up".

The option without the dots signifies no dialog box... thus a direct shut down.

If you've ever used a utility like FruitMenu or the like you are already familiar with this convention if you've "custom modified" the Apple menu before.

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Regarding 'Shut Down' and AFP users warning
Authored by: ghay on May 10, '06 09:42:57AM

Not that this will be of any help here, but the "three dots" is actually one character, option ;

It was part of the original Apple UI guidelines from the Inside Macintosh books.

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