The Cranky User: Constraining users with modal dialogs

“Most GUIs incorporate a ‘modal’ interface — one that prevents you from doing anything else until you’ve completed the current task. This is almost a

“Most GUIs incorporate a ‘modal’ interface — one that prevents you from doing anything else until you’ve completed the current task. This is almost always a mistake because it restricts user choices, often for no good reason. In this article, Peter explores the specifics of how modal dialog boxes can be inappropriate and annoying.”


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Date:
November 23, 2016
Author:
XPLANE