Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th Jan 2013 00:46 UTC, submitted by the_randymon
Graphics, User Interfaces "A statistical analysis shows that icons with less detail score better in terms of usability. It seems to be an easy truth: too much detail in icons confuses the users. So we wondered whether we could find any evidence for this truth in the data of our large scale test of the LibreOffice Icons."
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RE: Comment by jared_wilkes
by jared_wilkes on Thu 17th Jan 2013 03:22 UTC in reply to "Comment by jared_wilkes"
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Maybe the point is: LibreOffice, and similar projects, will have utter shit design as long as they have wanks wasting their time with pseudo-scientific studies that don't even measure what they think they are measuring but belying their complete lack of design skills and usability testing skills? Maybe, I don't know.

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