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25 Feb 2004 - 5:18pm
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sandeepblues
2003

Re-ordering rows in a table.

Context: let's say that a webpage has a set of panels
for individual news sources...like my.yahoo.

Problem: How to allow the user to edit the sequential
order the panels? Assume that the user successfully
navigates to the edit page.

There are 2 ways that I have seen of doing this:

(a) Provide a selection list with up and down arrows.
- my.yahoo and my.msn does this.

(b) Provide a text box next to each row, with an order
number: 10, 20, 30. To move row 30 between 10 and 20,
the user would have to change the number to 15.

25 Feb 2004 - 5:18pm
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Christian Simon
2003

Re: HCI vs. Interaction Design vs. Human Factors

> on 2/24/04 19:56, id at ourbrisbane.com at id at ourbrisbane.com wrote:
> HCI looks at the computer and human in synonymous
> terms,
> ignoring environmental, physical and sociological variables.
>
>> On Feb 18, 2004, at 11:19 PM, Dan Saffer wrote:
>>> I feel that interaction design has a broader (some would argue less

25 Feb 2004 - 9:25am
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Phil Hudson
2004

Re: Undo selection convention

How about Group/Ungroup? A common approach in draw apps, a simple
application of the Composite design pattern: the user chooses to create a
single super-selection which they can easily revert to a multi-selection.

>These objects are zones on a drawing, desktop
>application...objects over a geographical map. A
>click on the background, is a common way to deselect
>objects, and that shouldn't be tampered with in this
>case.

24 Feb 2004 - 9:56pm
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id at ourbrisba...
2004

HCI vs. Interaction Design (was Re: [ID Discuss] Looking within...)

Quoting "Todd R.Warfel" <lists at mk27.com>:
> Well said. I might add that HCI is more focused on the science side -
> sometimes that's qualitative and sometimes quantitative. There's a
> great deal of focus on social networks, mediated communication, data
> collection and analysis, etc. And lots of stats.

24 Feb 2004 - 12:33pm
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Todd Warfel
2003

IA Summit Dinner on Saturday...

Okay, one last update... I forgot to include the date.

Since most of us will be at the conference before hand, we can meet in
the hotel lobby of the conference. We'll meet there at 7:10pm.
Otherwise, see you at Manuel's.

So far we have a group of 25 people.

24 Feb 2004 - 12:26pm
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Todd Warfel
2003

IA Summit informal dinner on Saturday.

Just to clarify, the dinner is on Saturday night...

Cheers!

Todd R.

24 Feb 2004 - 9:49am
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Todd Warfel
2003

IA Summit informal dinner update

Just wanted to send an update to those of you who will be attending the
IA Summit informal dinner, as I know most of us will be traveling over
the next couple of days.

One of the attendees, thank you Richard, made a brilliant suggestion -
meet somewhere before the dinner. Since most of us will be at the
conference before hand, we can meet in the hotel lobby of the
conference. We'll meet there at 7:10pm. Otherwise, see you at Manuel's.

So far we have a group of 25 people.

24 Feb 2004 - 3:40am
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CD Evans
2004

Natural Laws of Interaction (Was: About using Architecture as a model)

Hi there, sorry for the late subject drift.

I'm not sure about the qualitative / quantitative divide being the key
in determining the real stumbling block here. I do agree, however, that
our area is completely 'siloed' into specializations that are keeping
good design/architecture from happening. I like the qualitative and
quantitative assessment, but it proves, to me, to be more of a
perspective for strengthening the duality of the field and not
providing any real bridge amongst the various silos, never mind the
tech/art divide.

The main problem is the programming languages.

22 Feb 2004 - 11:36pm
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Thea
2004

interfaces and Gutenberg diagram

>Hello everyone,
>
>can anybody out there point me in the direction of any research
>linking Arnold's work on the Gutenberg diagram and page layout to
>interfaces? I am trying to establish whether the theory would still
>be valid for a hand held touchscreen operated device.
>
>Thanks
>
>Thea Blackler

Thea Blackler
PhD Candidate
P/T Lecturer in Industrial Design
School of Design and Built Environment
Queensland University of Technology
CRICOS No 00213J.

20 Feb 2004 - 1:37pm
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sandeepblues
2003

Undo selection convention

Users are often frustrated with situations where they
have selected numerous objects using Shift+click or
Ctrl+click, and they accidentally click somewhere,
which results in deselecting everything.

Now, the user would like to Undo that. I don't think
that it is conventional to use Undo for selection
since nothing changed by selection.

What UI should I provide to allow the user to return
to the previous state of selection?

Sandeep

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