Re: Ideas in Motion

Subject: Re: Ideas in Motion
From: "Stephen Arrants" <stephena -at- compbear -dot- com>
To: "Mike Starr" <writstar -at- wi -dot- net>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2000 13:31:50 -0800


----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Starr" <writstar -at- wi -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: Monday, March 13, 2000 7:46 AM
Subject: RE: Ideas in Motion


| But my original question remains: what redesign of anything did Microsoft
| do as a result of the user dragging the mouse down the table leg (which
you
| pointed out as an example of the value of usability testing)??? I'd be
| willing to bet they did nothing.
|

If I remember correctly (this WAS over 15 years ago), it wasn't a table leg.
The user ran the mouse over the computer screen. We redid the documentation
and added a "game" to familiarize users with mouse functions and usage.






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