An error or problem experienced by a user of a computer system that is due to the user misunderstanding or not following instructions of the computer system. It is generally used to refer to errors made by the user when interacting with the software, rather than errors made by the software itself.
Example: We got a bug report, but it might user error. Let's try to reproduce the bug to find out if its a system issue or user error.
Variations: end user error
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Question: What does "Calendar Invite" mean?
(A) When a person wants to meet with you next week.
(B) An email sent to schedule a meeting with the option to either accept or decline the meeting at the scheduled time.
(C) When a person has available time on their calendar to meet with you.
(D) When a person does not have any time to meet with you.
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Word: Close It Out
Definition: To mark something as completed.
Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.
"User Error." Jargonism.com Dictionary, https://jargonism.com/words/1682. Accessed 05/28/2023.