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Nov
21
comment Why are normal water coolers so low?
in office environments?
Sep
18
comment How should I present 100+ client logos on a website?
obligatory xkcd reference
Aug
23
comment How to introduce a new interaction style without using a help guide?
@Shauna but both games and windows tour allows you to go through the tutorial again (after you find the option)
Aug
23
comment How to introduce a new interaction style without using a help guide?
but when the second user comes along he/she won't be able to discover the features
Jun
17
comment Should 'ABC' keyboard layout be used in single-purpose devices?
with the export market as it is its easier to use a single ABC than multiple qwertys and azertys variations
May
31
comment Why does the mouse cursor switch direction over line numbers in programming IDEs?
the only downside really is that it becomes annoying to click before the first char in the line with the mouse, (a small buffer zone will fix this)
May
31
comment What is the expected timeframe of a double click?
this is a user setting on windows see technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc978662.aspx (allows for 100ms to 900ms defaults to 500ms)
May
15
answered Wording suggestions for “unhidden”, esp given translations
Apr
9
comment Why did Microsoft put close and minimize buttons on the Office splash screens?
and because a splash screen that stays in the foreground for 2 minutes while you are trying to work on something is annoying
Mar
14
comment Which way should be “on” for a switch?
however in movies they seem to prefer that down = on for a more dramatic scene...
Feb
5
comment How can users be prevented from pouring water into the bean compartment of a coffee machine?
add a dummy (transparent) water container that is always full
Dec
6
comment Why do we have OS names like Mountain Lion, Jellybean, and Quantal Quetzal instead of numbers?
@MarjanVenema or trademark-able (which is what I think you meant)
Nov
8
awarded  Commentator
Nov
8
comment Wouldn't it be more efficient to disable elements in inactive windows?
isn't overlap check the same as a simple overlapping rectangles check done in the windowing system?
Oct
23
comment Acceptable UX options for search box “submit” button
instead of the arrow you can suggest a magnifying glass (like youtube)
Oct
23
comment What's used more to submit a search, enter or submit button?
note the SE doesn't have a submit button no it's search and requires the enter key
Oct
17
comment Wording suggestions for “unhidden”, esp given translations
restored seems like a good option
Oct
17
awarded  Teacher
Oct
16
answered What is the best way to handle missing translations?
Oct
16
comment What is the best way to handle missing translations?
in dev builds I suggest making the missing values obvious