Symbolizing undo

Eli Cochran eli at media.berkeley.edu
Wed Aug 27 17:26:15 UTC 2008


Already did!

- Eli

On Aug 27, 2008, at 9:46 AM, Michael S Elledge wrote:

> 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
>> Senior User Interaction Designer
>> Educational Technology Services
>> University of California, Berkeley
>> (415) 377-8243
>> abloodworth at berkeley.edu
>>
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Eli Cochran
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