Re: Regarding the "Next" button

Subject: Re: Regarding the "Next" button
From: Phil Snow Leopard <philstokes03 -at- googlemail -dot- com>
To: <Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 23:31:57 +0700

I noted that he said they had both types of elements in the UI, but I didn't see him say that both elements had "next" labels.

Where was that?
On 12 Mar 2012, at 23:23, <Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com> wrote:

> Here's the problem, though. Craig has said that they actually DO have
> both links and buttons on the same screen (Craig, unless there's a
> really good reason for that, you need to see if you can get that
> changed).
>
> If I were the user, my first instinct would be that both "Nexts" would
> do the same thing. But, I would also have in the back of my mind that
> they might not. That little tiny bit of confusion, I think, warrants
> some sort of acknowledgement. If for no other reason than to indicate to
> your users that you've done it on purpose (and that maybe your design
> team isn't a bunch of nitwits).
>
> -BH
>
> -----Original Message----- From: Phil Snow Leopard
>
> It seems unnecessary to me regardless of whether you have links and
> buttons on the same page. If your audience won't be able to visually
> identify 'Next' on the interface easily, I doubt adding the word
> 'button' or 'hyperlink' is going to do anything to help that.
>
> The only case I can see for including the control word is if there were
> two things on the same screen (one button, one hyperlink) that were both
> labelled 'Next' (in which case, as Fred said, you have deeper problems
> that need sorting out). Otherwise, it's just unnecessary verbiage.
>
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