[sword-devel] Re: OSIS Web tool
Troy A. Griffitts
Wed, 17 Sep 2003 16:18:31 -0700
Both (pretty, and expressions of what confused you) are very valuable.
I've demo'd it to a number of people and watched as they pondered what
to do. It makes you want to yell, "Just click on....!!!". But I don't
know how to visually lead them to the controls pertinent for each
screen. We've had suggestions, for example, on the passage study page,
to surround: "Passage Study", the current Bible and where to change it,
current verse and verse navigation, with some kind of swoosh graphic--
kindof saying, "On this screen, these are the important pieces of
But I don't know. I don't think anyone would say that I'm a very good
So, please suggest! And any contributions would be greatly appreciated.
There are a number of us with 'sandboxes' set up so we can play with
the pages and show our ideas. Let me know if you're volunteering to
have a go at some stuff.
Andrew Vardeman wrote:
> I think it looks decent (nice and clean, maybe not flashy but certainly not ugly). I agree it can be a bit confusing on first use. Which was their priority--colors and graphics or functional UI improvements?
> I can do pretty, but slower than any "real" designer. If they're thinking more functionally, I could at least express what confused me and offer suggestions for improvement.
> On Wednesday, September 17, 2003, at 03:00PM, Troy A. Griffitts <email@example.com> wrote:
>>Just what should be an obvious correction:
>>-and are not looking for people to make it look pretty
>>+and are now looking for people to make it look pretty
>>Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
>>>Hey guys. We've finished up about 80% of the functionality for the web
>>>tool and are not looking for people to make it look pretty / work more
>>>ABS is happy with the functionality, but they are about to go out and
>>>pay someone to redesign the user interface. I'd hate for us to have
>>>spent so much time on the real meat of the project to offer this as a
>>>free gift to them, and then they have to go pay someone to add colors
>>>Any volunteers would be greatly appreciated by ABS and me, as well.
>>>Here's the link:
>>>Thank you for your consideration.
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