Does this hurt your eyes?

by Volker Weber



A good example of the general user interface malaise afflicting many recent Lotus software products. Another good one is resizing dialogue boxes, all you get is more grey space to look at instead of the list that you wanted to see more of. Does anyone actually check this stuff before it ships?

Andy Mell, 2008-03-18

I just use Adium, and all that goes away… ducks are far easier on the eye :)

Ben Poole, 2008-03-18

Yeah but the dialog box would look too rectangular if they took out the space!

The user interface - if only they spent as much on it as they did moving to eclipse.

Joe Munguia, 2008-03-18

The Connectivity pane (titled 'Preferences') is even more spectacularly huge!
No, nobody really checked this before it went out the door.

Nick Daisley, 2008-03-19

That dialog does not fit on this web page, so I had to scale it down to 83%:

Use my "Internet Explorer Browser Settings"? That's weird, at least on the Mac.

Volker Weber, 2008-03-19

Ouch. That hurts my eye! Yes I said eye.

Bruce Elgort, 2008-03-19

I had to laugh when I saw this post, as I experienced this first hand today. Including your Preferences page. Sametime on the MacBookPro using Firefox.

Gregg Eldred, 2008-03-19

@Volker: I am getting 'use my Java plug-in settings' on Firefox and Camino, on 10.4.11, instead of the Internet Explorer one.

Oh, and this post having inspired me to fire up IE 5.2 for the first time in a couple of years, I find it is completely broken with JScript errors when looking at Movable Type sites (and lots of others as well - 'undefined' is undefined, apparently).

Nick Daisley, 2008-03-19

Hmm, for me with "the one and only" Browser it looks good.

Henrik Heigl, 2008-03-19

Is this one of Mary-Beth's UI again?

Link to: I don't want to get your hopes up too high

Pierre Lalonde, 2008-03-19

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