Recents apps in KDE menu confusing for users.
khz at kde.org
Mon Aug 11 00:10:25 BST 2003
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On Montag, 11. August 2003 00:42, Robert Williams wrote:
> Waldo Bastian wrote:
> >According to the Linux Usability Test Report of Relevantive the
> >"recently used" apps section in the KDE menu is confusing to users
> >because they don't understand what it is and why it changes.
> > (http://www. linux-usability.de/download/linux_usability_report.pdf
> > , page 20, first paragraph)
> >I have made a first attempt to address this usability issue by adding
> >section titles to the KDE menu, you can get them by updating
> > kdebase/kicker from cvs. Screenshot attached for the impatient.
> Instead of 'Most Used Applications' I would use "Recently Used
Sorry, we need both: in KDE users can choose what is shown there.
Note: 'most' used apps is _not_ the same as 'recently' used apps.
Karl-Heinz Zimmer, Senior Software Engineer, Klarälvdalens Datakonsult AB
<mailto:khz at klaralvdalens-datakonsult.se> <mailto:khz at kde.org>
"For every complex problem there is an
answer that is clear, simple, and wrong." H. L. Mencken, 1880 - 1956
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