In the phrase...
double-clicking the Current Page radio/option button (!)
I left out the context. It should have been...
double-clicking the Current Page radio/option button (!) in MS Word's
Sorry 'bout that.
> Jim, > The first example I found, in Dreamweaver, upheld your detractors' > position. But who cares? > > Perhaps there's a deeper principle here: design is the quintessence of > "exceptions to every rule"? If all you do is follow rules, are you a > designer... does design happen? ... or just craft/engineering/expertise? > > One of my favorite examples of simple, exceptional innovation in a control > is that double-clicking the Current Page radio/option button (!) invokes > the choice AND closes the dialog. Try to find a heuristic for that in MS's > style guide. Perhaps I'll be pleasantly surprised. > > Ask those guys if they don't have better things to do, like making > polymorphism and encapsulation finally come true... and leave the user > advocacy to people who care. I read a great parable about "that's the way > we've always done it," but can't find it on the web perhaps someone can > dig it out. > >www.jackBellis.com, >www.SelfishMoralism.com > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Jim Drew" <cfmdesigns at earthlink.net> >> What should happen with the input focus when the checkboxes are turned >> on? Should it stay where the user > >