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  • MalcolmTheCat
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    MalcolmTheCat
    I updated the design to hopefully remove the...unwanted imagery people see, (Istill don't,) and to make the 3 cups aspect of it clearer. I dropped the directional arrow and removed the name (that still...
    Today, 06:08 PM
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    Seamas, I didn't get to see the Tesco thing, but, since I live in the US, that's not really a surprise. It does make you wonder how things like that get through. I used to work at a competitor, Sainsbury's....
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    I know the owners.
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    Though I am not personally offended by mocking religion or religious figures, your client is a dumbass if they want to use such mockery as a business name.



    But as a person...
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    Pay a lawyer to either review yours or write one up for you.
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  • Guided help system

    Does anyone know of any sites or anything online that uses a guided help system you can turn on or off?

    We're looking to implement something where a user can click on "wizard mode" and be guided through step by step on making something online, but we'd like to see what others are doing just to compare to what we've come up with.

    Thanks
    “Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.” Lance Armstrong

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    Oh, and if anyone mentions "Clippy" I'll kick you're @#$
    “Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.” Lance Armstrong

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    • #3
      Hmmmm *ponders*

      Nothing that comes to mind. But I am interested in what you find that is out there (please post your findings).

      Where I currently work we create online tutorials for our website, but they are just videos that you watch and it shows you how to do this, or that within the website. A "Wizard Mode" might be a nice touch for our new website that is being talked about currently.
      Professional Pixel Pusher — Designing the world around you. | Working daily to reach 10,000 hours of practice.

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      • #4
        one way would be to use a cookie and assign a css "theme".

        During the length of a visit or login the person can choose which theme to use.

        CSS tool box is a neat trick that you can use along with ajax (mootools or jquery) to expand the hidden help boxes around various parts of the sites.

        If someone chooses the "non-wizard" theme, then the site would access a second (set) CSS sheet that would hide the tips, and adjust any formatting as needed.


        Jade

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        • #5
          ps: the hidden divs could contain anything from flash roll over flyouts that "animate" where to click on a page. To links for videos, or even just a "what this does" text.

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          • #6
            It's going to be all ajax'y and JS, so that part is taken care of, I'm more concerned with the usability, I'd like to believe i can design this from the ground up from a usability end, but since they aren't that common it's really hard to know what good conventions are etc..etc..
            “Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.” Lance Armstrong

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