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Common GUI erros and Standards

By athusy ·
Hi All,

I would like to know GUI standards and common errors in GUIs as I'm doing a project on this.

Even Discussng about Good practises in GUIs and specific standards that you follow would help me..

Thanks in advance.


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Well GUI errors are very common

by Tony Hopkinson In reply to Common GUI erros and Stan ...

GUI Standards are however very not.

Accessibility standards tend to be legislative.
Stlying is generally a branding , look and feel, corporate / company standard if it exists and even more to the point applied.

Then there are domain standards, fior instance engineers prefer status indicator to dialogs.

Then there is a natural implementation path which generally is based on the OS version and locale.

Doing business windows apps I tend to use the same features the OS would use to report it's errors. It's a lot less work, but I constantly run into people who want to make my life a lot harder. Especially the ones who want a common standard across operating sytems and versions.

So without limiting yourself to a particular GUI domain, I don't see a suitable starting point for your project.

Best practice is to report the error in a way that makes sense to the user.

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Well GUI errors are very common

by athusy In reply to Well GUI errors are very ...

Thanks Tony,
for ur kind reply...

yeah its true as u said limiting to a particular GUI domain would help me..

Thanks alot...

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