SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: [Sigia-l] Use of "FAQ'
Re: [Sigia-l] Use of "FAQ'
From: Joe 10 (joe_at_joe10.com)
Date: Fri Sep 13 2002 - 13:47:40 EDT
Well, the 0 (zero) button on my phone has carried the convention of
dialing the Operator for a few generations now, and the phones on
both of my desks still have "OPER" written beneath the key... My cell
phone does not, but it is no shining star of usability either
The much lauded Macintosh Trash can has the text "trash" beneath it...
I always say, "if you got the room, spell it out" One thing most
users have in common is the ability to read (in one way or another:
with their eyes, with their screen reader, etc)
Just as interesting to me would be:
Does the concept of "Frequently Asked Questions" map correctly to a
At 9:55 AM -0500 9/13/02, Adam Doerr wrote:
>This is similar to the "logo as home" question - a convention that
>everyone may not know.
>If you're providing a Frequently Asked Questions page for a non-expert
>audience, do they understand the FAQ abbreviation? Would it be better to
>present it as "FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions" or just FAQ by itself?
>Has anyone observed this during testing?
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