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In short "Consistency and standards" / convention is a powerful heuristic. And data loss is a powerful motivator. The "manual save" was not the only UX choice. The Psion 5 was an interesting physical device, but the UX of it's software was possibly more notable as it chose to take an independent path to prevalent UI's of the time. One of the Psion's ...


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Most modern desktop browsers do, in fact, support PDFs. So the need for downloading another tool would be limited to the select few users who don't have one of these browsers. But users find PDFs jarring. NNGroup said in 2011 called using PDFs for online reading the second-biggest mistake in modern web design. Why? PDFs are typically presented in a ...


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Typically it shouldn't since most modern browsers have native support for PDFs and downloading and installing Adobe Acrobat is a painful process and should be avoided when necessary, especially since your website is non tech-related. That being said, there is also the question of what browsers your users run your website on. There are people who still run ...



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