Re: Red SAVE Button

Subject: Re: Red SAVE Button
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2009 11:56:05 -0700

Judging from the menu bar issues Deborah just mentioned, the powers that be
behind this project have more issues than red/green stop/go.

(Note to self: Never, ever consider including the app she's working on in my
own arsenal.)

> Chris

On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 11:52 AM, Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>wrote:

> Red is "stop", "quit", "no"... I would expect "Save" to be either
> green else a different active color than red.
>
> Successful branding knows when to let common sense take over.
>
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 1:58 PM, Deborah
> Hemstreet<dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Question: How would you react to a RED save button (next to a gray
> > cancel button).
> > The rationale? The red is part of the company's branding and page
> colors....
> >
> > I know what I think, just want to see if others agree.
>
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References:
Red SAVE Button: From: Deborah Hemstreet
Re: Red SAVE Button: From: Bill Swallow

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