[londonlaw-users] Re: Visual connections and station number

  • From: Corey Burger <corey.burger@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: londonlaw-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 20:04:40 -0700

On 5/23/05, Paul Pelzl <pelzlpj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, May 23, 2005 at 07:57:12PM -0700, Corey Burger wrote:
> > On 5/23/05, Paul Pelzl <pelzlpj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > On Mon, May 23, 2005 at 07:46:24PM -0700, Corey Burger wrote:
> > > > > > 2. List the current station of the detectives(for all) and Mr. X(for
> > > > > > mr X) on the UI.
> > > > >
> > > > > Maybe.  But the numeric location value isn't terribly useful 
> > > > > information
> > > > > unless you have the map memorized.  I think the suggestion above would
> > > > > be a better solution.
> > > >
> > > > What about clicking on the icon to see the person on the map? That
> > > > would solve both issues, with no flashing arrow.
> > >
> > > A double-click on the avatar already centers the map on the player's
> > > location.
> > >
> >
> > Hmm, discoverablity thus is the issue. Hmm. No easy fix on that one. 
> > Thoughts?
> 
> Encouraging users to read the manual? :-P
> 

Unfortunately, a recent pool of computer users finds that almost none
read the manual. If they did, usability/UI engineers like myself would
have absolutely nothing to do.

Corey
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