SIGIA-L Mail Archives: RE: [Sigia-l] Arrows and Sort Order
RE: [Sigia-l] Arrows and Sort Order
From: George Supreeth (george_at_ivistasolutions.com)
Date: Thu Oct 09 2003 - 01:37:43 EDT
"Does anyone know of a de facto standard for this? For instance, are
more likely to interpret the arrow as a visual echo of the direction of
column, or as ascending/descending indicators?" <snip>
Here's an interesting thing I've noticed with people using elevators in
Some people press the 'DOWN' arrow, when they need to go up. (The
elevator is above them)
I think the logic is... "By pressing the down arrow, I'm calling the
Many people press both buttons... Why take a chance.
As for arrows in sort, I think almost everyone depends on
the visual feedback after they click on one of the arrows.
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