Re: STC Annual Conference trip reports?

Subject: Re: STC Annual Conference trip reports?
From: Tracy Boyington <tracy_boyington -at- okvotech -dot- org>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 05 Jun 2000 13:18:07 -0500

Janice Gelb wrote:

> Here's mine -- it's not exactly the same as the
> one I did for work, as I've cut out the sarcastic
> comments about some of the presenters :->

Aw...

> One very interesting point they made was that studies
> show that, contrary to our visual instincts, it's
> actually better ergonomically to have clickable TOCs
> and links on the right side of the page rather than
> the left for easier mousing.

That *is* interesting. It makes sense, but did they say if they had done any
usability testing? I wonder if the left-side index is so ingrained that you would
lose more than you gain by moving it to the right. Did they have any examples of
sites that use it?

Tracy
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