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Subject:Re: A status bar by any other name... From:Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> To:Hannah Drake <hannah -at- formulatrix -dot- com> Date:Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:18:22 -0700
A quick access toolbar is supposed to be at the top, above the ribbon.
What would confuse uses is putting it at the bottom of the UI. Seems
like your designers are confused about what belongs on the status bar.
On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 3:28 PM, Hannah Drake <hannah -at- formulatrix -dot- com> wrote:
> The problem with that is, we already have the conventional quick access bar
> (ribbon menu). I like toolbar, but I'm wondering if it will confuse users
> since this one runs along the bottom of the UI. Any other suggestions?
> On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 6:25 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
>> Sounds like what Microsoft calls a quick access toolbar.
>> On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 3:05 PM, Hannah Drake <hannah -at- formulatrix -dot- com>
>> > Hi all,
>> > So, we have a "status bar" type thing in our new UI, the only issue I'm
>> > having is it does not actually display any statuses. It's really a
>> > stationed quick access bar, where you can toggle various panels on and
>> > off
>> > and change the view of the main workspace.
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> Formulatrix, Inc.
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