Re: [Usability]Revenge of the Paperless Office

On Wed, Jul 03, 2002 at 04:11:17PM +0100, Calum Benson wrote:
> On my GNOME 2.0 desktop, I regularly use Evolution, gedit and GNOME
> Calendar (until I find a quick way to transfer all my appointments to
> Evo!).  And I use the tasklist to switch between them, which usually
> looks something like this: .
> So, is it just me, or do we maybe need to start designing some
> application icons that aren't just a pencil and a bit of paper at
> different angles, to stop eejits like me continually switching to the
> wrong application?  :)

If you have more than a few windows for a single application you're going
to have this problem. This is so even if the window icon is the same as
the document icon, as it should be for document handling applications.

Icons used this way are a red herring and the UI should be reconsidered.

Greg Merchan

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