Designing for myopic readers

Jeff Atwood's Treating User Myopia cogently argues the point that users will not read anything you put onscreen. At best they read only the absolute minimum amount of onscreen text that is necessary to complete their task. They might, for example, read the label of control, but almost certainly not the explanatory text that goes with it. My own experience, personal and professional, agrees.

Posted: October 30, 2009 link to this item, Tweet this item, respond to this item