Re: Helpful hint

Subject: Re: Helpful hint
From: "Susan W. Gallagher" <sgallagher -at- EXPERSOFT -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 1996 10:00:41 -0800

Colleen Dancer wrote:
>...the developers
>have been having a hard time coming to terms with my insistence that
>basically (nearly) everything that can be done with a mouse should also
>be able to be done with a keyboard. When questioned, I explained that
>many people are keyboard oriented rather than mouse oriented and we
>should accommodate both. As all of them were mouse users they were not
>convinced. However, and this is the tip, I then suggested that we needed
>to accommodate people with RSI or wrist problems and that was a good
>reason for needing to allow the keyboard and they accepted that...

Right, Colleen -- and another good convincer is the large user base on
notebooks. Those teeny tiny mouse substitutes drive most people nuts
so you'll notice a lot of notebook users making good use of accelerator
keys as well.

-Sue Gallagher
sgallagher -at- expersoft -dot- com

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