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One significant consideration is that scrollbars are typically hidden in Mac OS X. So, for example, you may want to provide additional hints to the users for views that are scrollable. Another consideration is the availability of smart-zoom in Safari web browser. Your testing should include ensuring the correct positioning of elements when users perform the ...


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I think you should consider the fact that mobile devices are driving user interfaces and often the evolution of the desktop user experience as well. This because the big market players realise that users spend more time looking and interacting with their mobile handset more then their desktop. Apple and Microsoft recent efforts are into blending their ...


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If, for some reason, you know that a significant portion of your users will be using Safari for Mac, then it might be okay to design for that specific browser. In general though, it's a pretty universally agreed upon best practice to not design for a browser (unless it's something like a browser-specific extension). A few things to consider: You never ...


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Windows In this situation, you should keep the menu text the same; add or remove a checkmark as appropriate. The “Menus” section of the Windows design guidelines says, Don't change menu item names dynamically. Doing so is confusing and unexpected. For example, don't change a Portrait mode option to Landscape mode upon selection. For modes, use bullets ...



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