Symbolizing undo

Michael S Elledge elledge at msu.edu
Wed Aug 27 16:46:52 UTC 2008


Remember to include "alt="Undo"" and "title="Undo"".   :-)

Mike

Allison Bloodworth wrote:
> Yup, that's definitely the plan.  :) We're actually trying to decide  
> what to use (which icon, or text) for user testing in Eli's prototype  
> and will definitely be ready to make changes if the functionality  
> isn't clear to users.
>
> On Aug 27, 2008, at 6:24 AM, Anastasia Cheetham wrote:
>
>   
>> On 26-Aug-08, at 8:09 PM, Paul Zablosky wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> I did a bit of hunting around to see if I could find something
>>> better than a semi-circular arrow....
>>> Anyone else have ideas about this?
>>>       
>> I think there's something to be said for familiarity. The arrows that
>> Eli copied from MS Word looked quite familiar to me, and would to many
>> users, I imagine. It may not be a standard, but that kind of  
>> backwards-
>> sweeping arrow seems to be becoming a 'de facto' standard.
>>
>> More importantly, I think user testing should inform this decision.
>> Let's get some people looking at our sample, and find out if they
>> understand an arrow! Isn't that the point of doing user testing? ;-)
>>
>> -- 
>> Anastasia Cheetham                   a.cheetham at utoronto.ca
>> Software Designer, Fluid Project    http://fluidproject.org
>> Adaptive Technology Resource Centre / University of Toronto
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> Allison Bloodworth
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