RE: chunking, was "RE: Documentation on the Web"

Subject: RE: chunking, was "RE: Documentation on the Web"
From: "Glenn Maxey" <glenn -dot- maxey -at- voyanttech -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 12:12:34 -0700


Jared Spool of User Interface Engineering states from his research and
usability studies that "users are not adverse to scrolling if the
information is useful and relevant."

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Girardot, David [mailto:David -dot- Girardot -at- dendrite -dot- com]
> Sent: Friday, January 25, 2002 12:07 PM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: chunking, was "RE: Documentation on the Web"
>
>
>
> > Make smaller "chunks" for screen
> > reading than you do for printing.
>
> I'm not sure I agree with this suggestion. When I read
> something online, I
> _hate_ it when the author has chunked it up and I have to use
> extra clicks
> and mouse movements to read the whole article. The scroll-bar lets me
> conveniently chunk things up as much as I want; just organize
> things with
> headings and paragraphs and I'll be fine.

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