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Old 02-25-2004, 12:34 AM
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ATTENTION!!! Seven tricks that Web users don't know!

Seven tricks that Web users don't know!

They may seem obvious to you, but less-technical users are frequently stymied by issues like these here: http://www-106.ibm.com/developerwork...zone=usability

Any other not mentioned in the above article?
 

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Old 02-25-2004, 09:19 AM
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I saw that a few weeks ago, and decided to use it for a source on my research paper for this quarter.

It's really interesting.
 
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Old 02-25-2004, 10:01 AM
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My fav is when typing in a url, just type in the name 'yahoo' then press Ctrl and Enter - the 'http://www.' and '.com' automatically get added.

Only works with .com's though.
 
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Old 02-25-2004, 05:29 PM
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or on FF u type in a word and it adds the www. _ .com / goes to the 1st google result.


That's a very good article we all need to remember and remind ourselves repeatedly!
 
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Old 02-25-2004, 05:34 PM
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keke, i like starting to type like www.php it list like 10 pages and the more i type the narrower the list gets.

i also enjoy the cntrl enter =)
 
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Old 02-25-2004, 06:23 PM
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and u can highlight a word and drag it onto the tabs bar
 
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Old 03-08-2004, 09:46 PM
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Wow! Those are some cool tricks. Great article.
 
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Old 03-08-2004, 10:07 PM
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Good read... very imformative... I guess to sum up, assume every user is your mother or grandmother (depending on your age, I guess).
 
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Old 03-09-2004, 04:08 AM
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No the message is "You are not your users. Don't assume anything!"
 
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Old 03-09-2004, 08:21 AM
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What we learned from Steven Segal....."Assumption is the mother of all F Ups!!"
 
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Old 05-07-2004, 02:42 AM
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Thanks for posting that!
 
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Old 05-07-2004, 08:56 AM
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Yeps ... KISS - Keep it Simple, Stupid !
 
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Old 05-07-2004, 11:42 AM
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nice.
 
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Old 05-07-2004, 12:30 PM
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great article ... just printed it out for reference. it's amazing how web-browsing has become a skill all to itself.

for those who want to do some reading on usability testing, this is a great book: "don't make me think: a common sense approach to web usability" by steve krug. it's a nice addition to this article and gives you a glimpse of what users think and do while browsing. it can also help you out if you ever need to do a usability review for a client or conduct testing on your own sites.
 
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Old 06-21-2004, 03:18 AM
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The document you requested does not exist at the following location:

Hey! I do want to read it, but right now it doesn`t exists there and give above message. So anyone has its archieved copy.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by seoguru
Hey! I do want to read it, but right now it doesn`t exists there and give above message. So anyone has its archieved copy.
I have Emailed the Author and I'm awaiting a reply for a copy.I'll let you know.

also, this site has some very usefull info that may help http://www.benefit-from-it.com
 
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Old 06-29-2004, 12:35 PM
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The good news to those of you still wanting to read the article, of "Seven Tricks Web Users Dont know about" is that the author Carolyn Snyder has sent me a copy that she has managed to locate.

if anybody would like a copy in PDF format please pm me and Ill email you the file..
 
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Pity this is so old, I was intrigued by the title.
 
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So why are you bumping it then pontarae?
 
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