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Verdana was designed to be legible on display screens at small sizes and is widely installed. One feature of Verdana that might be disadvantageous is that the characters are wider (than Arial and Helv) which might result in more lines for that same text. (Font selection is fraught with tradeoffs.) Verdana isn't on Android, there you're limited to Droid (on ...


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In this case I think it may be good to go back to first principles on what you are trying to achieve UX-wise. There is no perfect answer here...it really depends on what you're trying to achieve with your users. For example: If you're trying to communicate the high-level number and density of relationships, then a radial diagram helps. If you think users ...


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When the number of items vary greatly in a nested hierarchical structure then a simple tree view may be the way to go for the following reasons. 1. Showing the number of child items Often times just knowing how many items are below a parent item is enough for a user to keep scanning past it without even having to look at what they are. 2. Text is ...


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Due to the dropdown requirement, it seems like a flat (or horizontal) tree would have many advantages. If text is angled off a radial tree the drop down would either be angle-aligned with the text node (hence also angled) or not angled (and not aligned with the associated text node). Either case is highly unconventional. Is there a strong case for a ...



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