Re: Mac vs PC users

Subject: Re: Mac vs PC users
From: Scott Turner <quills -at- airmail -dot- net>
To: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2010 21:46:10 -0500

MS word 2007 is the poster child of how not to change your UI and not document it.

Scott

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On Jul 6, 2010, at 16:16, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 2:04 PM, Sharon Burton <sharon -at- anthrobytes -dot- com> wrote:
>> Mouse. Most people use the mouse when they use a GUI. Use the most obvious
>> way to use the mouse - like menus and such. Keyboardists like me will
>> quickly learn the keyboard stuff because we're motivated.
>
>
> I agree with Sharon. Mouse model first. Provide keyboard shortcuts in
> the menus so the keyboard inclined can switch to them when they are
> comfortable.
>
> I was so happy when I bought my Mac that I immediately downloaded a
> keyboard shortcuts file because, (wouldn't you know it?), shortcuts
> aren't documented on all menus. Right now I'm having a hard time
> because Office 2008 Mac makes use of different keyboard shortcuts than
> Office 2007 Windows, but they're not documented in the menus. That
> said, I haven't taken the time to research this, either.
>
> -T
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References:
Mac vs PC users: From: Deborah Hemstreet
Re: Mac vs PC users: From: Tim Murray
Re: Mac vs PC users: From: Deborah Hemstreet
RE: Mac vs PC users: From: Tim J. Slager
Re: Mac vs PC users: From: Deborah Hemstreet
RE: Mac vs PC users: From: Sharon Burton
Re: Mac vs PC users: From: Tony Chung

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