Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-15 Thread Celeste Lyn Paul
On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 1:48 AM, Bryce Harrington br...@canonical.com wrote: On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 03:00:31AM +0100, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote: *   8/10 people could find a window's menus, but 7/8 of them learned to *   Only 4/11 worked out how to change the background picture. *   6/10

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-15 Thread Matthew Paul Thomas
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Bryce Harrington wrote on 15/04/11 06:48: On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 03:00:31AM +0100, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote: * 8/10 people could find a window's menus, but 7/8 of them learned to * Only 4/11 worked out how to change the background picture.

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-15 Thread Rick Spencer
First, thanks Usability Team! I know how much work goes into planning and running a study like this, and how much agony is involved in interpreting and writing up the results. It's clear that there are some areas for improvement in 11.10, and these results will be instrumental in helping to guide

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-15 Thread Toby Smithe
2011/4/15 Matthew Paul Thomas m...@canonical.com: *   8/10 people could find a window's menus, but 7/8 of them learned to    access them by hovering over maximized close/minimize/unmaximize    buttons then moving horizontally -- which was extremely slow, and    failed whenever the window

[Oneiric-Topic] Cleaning up Startup Applications

2011-04-15 Thread Matthew Paul Thomas
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 This is a rather boring topic, but it is relatively simple work that is easily splittable and well-suited for a UDS discussion. It is useful for people to be able to set up particular applications to launch whenever they log in. In theory, the

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-15 Thread Bryce Harrington
On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 07:08:02AM -0700, Rick Spencer wrote: On Thu, 2011-04-14 at 22:48 -0700, Bryce Harrington wrote: On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 03:00:31AM +0100, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote: * 8/10 people could find a window's menus, but 7/8 of them learned to * Only 4/11 worked out

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-15 Thread Bryce Harrington
On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 01:33:27PM +0100, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote: Bryce Harrington wrote on 15/04/11 06:48: On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 03:00:31AM +0100, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote: Also, these tests measure usability, but not their overall impression. Did they like it? Find it

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-15 Thread Matthew Paul Thomas
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Rick Spencer wrote on 15/04/11 15:08: First, thanks Usability Team! I know how much work goes into planning and running a study like this, and how much agony is involved in interpreting and writing up the results. It's clear that there are some

Re: Default Desktop Experience for 11.04 - User testing results

2011-04-15 Thread Rick Spencer
On Fri, 2011-04-15 at 23:29 +0100, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Rick Spencer wrote on 15/04/11 15:08: First, thanks Usability Team! I know how much work goes into planning and running a study like this, and how much agony is involved in