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UX designer (huge admirer of Steve Krug), Technical Writer (Tarutz and Hackos), and Business Analyst (Hooks).


Jun
17
asked On a field label which should come first, the name of the field or the qualifier?
Jun
16
comment What is the impact of spelling mistakes for users?
@Abdul. Ignore the negativity in these comments. You know there is an issue and you are attempting to fix it - there will always be ignorant people who criticize. The answers you have received are more important and constructive - concentrate on them. Best,
Jun
15
answered Do people use tag clouds
Jun
15
comment What are the negative and positive aspects of dark color scheme?
Agreed. Reports seem to prefer focusing on readability, comprehension, etc. I have many articles describing effect on these issues, but I don't seem to have anything on eye strain.
Jun
15
comment What is the impact of spelling mistakes for users?
There are online tools available: see spellcheck.net. You could also use - and you'll hate this - a word processing application like MS Word or Open Office Writer. Copy and paste your text, select English as the language, and do a spell check. Very tedious. Hopefully someone will see this and know of an automated way of handling this.
Jun
15
answered What are the negative and positive aspects of dark color scheme?
Jun
15
answered What is the impact of spelling mistakes for users?
Jun
10
comment Labeling of lightbox settings
Nice answer, Marielle.
Jun
10
answered Labeling of lightbox settings
Jun
9
awarded  Enlightened
Jun
9
comment What's a good alternative to flags for depicting internationalisation as an option?
@Phil. Nice counter examples. I believe you may be winning this argument. But dammit, I still like the flags.
Jun
9
comment Pros/Cons of Search Icon on Search Field
I edited it out for clarity.
Jun
9
revised Pros/Cons of Search Icon on Search Field
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Jun
9
comment Pros/Cons of Search Icon on Search Field
@ John. It's a joke, playing on the saying about multiple choice tests, "The answer is always C."
Jun
9
revised Pros/Cons of Search Icon on Search Field
added 122 characters in body
Jun
9
answered Pros/Cons of Search Icon on Search Field
Jun
9
revised A Better alternative to display Hierarchical Data than using TreeView
edited title
Jun
9
revised Optimal interface for specifying a mapping between known field set and fields discovered in CSV file?
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Jun
9
comment Should I trim spaces in passwords?
"I would require that passwords contain no white space" - Why?
Jun
8
comment What's a good alternative to flags for depicting internationalisation as an option?
@Phil. "For a company that only operates in US, flags can work I guess." I've never seen such a site. Regardless, I'm seeing sites go both ways (e.g., Corriere della Sera uses text, La Gazetta and La Stampa use flags, etc etc, all over the map (sorry for the pun) on usage.) I think we'll just have to agree to disagree. Good discussion - I'll admit to not being as steadfast in my view on this as I was.