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Microsoft® Windows® User Experience
Author Microsoft Corporation
Pages 624
Disk N/A
Level Int/Adv
Published 09/08/1999
ISBN 9780735605664
ISBN-10 0-7356-0566-1
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Official Guidelines for User Interface Developers and Designers

Here are the revised and updated, official Microsoft® guidelines for creating well-designed, visually and functionally consistent user interfaces for applications that run on the Microsoft Windows® family of operating systems, including Windows 98 and Windows 2000. MICROSOFT® WINDOWS® USER EXPERIENCE is an essential handbook for all programmers and designers who work with the latest releases of Windows and Microsoft Internet Explorer. Topics covered include: • Visual design—effective use of color, layout, fonts, and graphics, including hyperlinks • Menus, controls, and toolbars—types, their components, and when to use them • Integration with the operating system—designing software so that its interface operates consistently with Windows and Internet Explorer • User assistance—how to use contextual forms of help, including tips, wizards, and HTML help • General input techniques—navigation, selection, viewing, editing, and creation, including both command and direct manipulation methods such as drag-and-drop • Windows—primary and secondary types and their components, including property sheets, dialog boxes, message boxes, palette windows, and pop-up windows • Activation—how to support design interfaces for linking and embedding, visual editing, and other forms of activation

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