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Author Topic: Usability (i.e. mercy) suggestion?  (Read 2137 times)


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Usability (i.e. mercy) suggestion?
« on: May 21, 2012, 03:08:16 AM »
Gosh! I admire Skrommel's impressive app output, but frankly I find his/her 1 Hour Software page overwhelming.

Rather than presenting a flock of icons and unexplained app names, then requiring people to scroll down the l-o-n-g!! webpage to see what on earth anything actually is, how about adding tooltips to the icons/links that show the descriptions when you point to 'em?

Maybe there are similar icon-'n'-undescribed-app-name pages on this site, too, that could benefit from this merciful extra bit of coding. Suggestively, A.


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Re: Usability (i.e. mercy) suggestion?
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2012, 03:24:35 AM »
Hi, I believe the objective of the icons is that you can click them to be taken to the description of the software without scrolling. Does that not work for you?


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Re: Usability (i.e. mercy) suggestion?
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2012, 08:26:30 AM »
I think the point is that you dont know from the app name what it does. Hence the suggestion of a tooltip.
Although the names certainly give an idea of what each app is about...