On May 23, 07 17:18:47 +0200, Johannes Meixner wrote:
I fully agree with explanatory texts in the dialogs.
Unfortunately (up to now) my experience with user experience experts is that the texts in the dialogs must be very short.
I humbly disagree. Brevity is important for a most streamlined workflow. Yes.
But: If interfaces for two different tasks end up to be confusingly similar, we are responsable for resolving such confusion. Breaking the usual 'design rules' is among the options. I'd rather annoy the user with unexpected dialog elements than let him go down a wrong road.
IANAL - IANAUE :-)