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Subject:Re: Educating Rita // Puzzling buttons From:CASSIN Gilles <GCassin -at- MEGA -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 3 May 1999 16:17:31 +0100
Well, I just came acrooss it, but that was discussed aphew weexago
(acnea - not very TW).
On a "Are you sure you want to delete it" dialog box, there are five
buttons (the fifth seems really the cutest)
Yes / Yes to All / No / Cancel / Help
There are GUI messers around, that cannot think properly about
usability. Next cubicle, there's a developer that built a two-menu
window, with 25 commands on the first, and 2 on the second (Options and
Help), and now reorganizes the first one every odd week.
As TWs, we can be the thermometer: when it takes hours to understand the
GUI, and pages to explain the thing, then we face an
oddGUIthatllbemisunderstood symptom (not always, but often).
"Monday! Ha, ha!" Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet
Gilles CASSIN mailto:gcassin -at- mega -dot- com
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