Re: [Usability] Three dialog problems

On Tue, Feb 20, 2007 at 05:18:33PM -0300, Mariano Suárez-Alvarez wrote:

> I cannot come up with any alternatives (that do not include having users
> read user docs...) Maybe you can?

Well, in other discussions adding a bit of explanatory text in the Places
list has been suggested. To add some visibility to drag and drop. But text 
taking up at least as much space as the current buttons ...

For some reason the Apple guys seem to see no problem in relying on 
drag and drop.

> One thing that I do find very awkward is having the Add button under the
> bookmarks list, while it'd be more naturally named 'Add Bookmark' and be
> placed under the folder list.

I would say it's odd in both places, be it below target or source.
The usual solution if you have 2 lists and items from one can be added 
to the other, is to have 2 buttons with arrows  _between_ them.

Thorsten Wilms

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