Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Good design without mercy: all unnecessary removed

Removing repitition helps usability ...

"Legends are mostly unnecessary. Instead: right to the data. Look, here it’s for Dollar and percentage signs. And for scale infos.Legends are mostly unnecessary. Instead: right to the data. Look, here it’s for Dollar and percentage signs. And for scale infos.

Also unnecessary: repetitions. Once a Dollar sign and once a percentage sign is enough.

You can reduce skillfully: 2000, 02, 03 etc.

Reference lines may actually help. If they visually increase the relative deviations. That’s what they do in the middle graph."    (Continued via Bella consults)    [Usability Resources]

Remove Unnecessary Duplication - Usability, User Interface Design

Remove Unnecessary Duplication

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