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From Aaron Evans <aaronmev...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: portlet-selector and pop-up
Date Wed, 25 Jan 2006 13:20:53 GMT
The J2 admin portlets make use of pop-ups.  And perhaps they are not the
best design choice
for J2 or portals in general, but as a UI design, they are very important in
certain circumstances.

I will definitely be making use of them...


On 1/25/06, Philip Mark Donaghy <philip.donaghy@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> In general popups are poor design choices. Popups are useful for
> static pages that may provide help to the user. Otherwise you should
> avoid them.
>
> On 1/25/06, Michael Gustav Simon <mgsimon@gmail.com> wrote:
> > What is about the portlet-selector pop-up an the following excerpt?
> >
> > Avoid pop-up windows
> > Do not use pop-ups, as interactions within the portal are state-based,
> which
> > means that the portal tracks your
> > trail through the pages and portlets. By using pop-ups, the portal is no
> > longer in a position to track the user
> > action and cannot provide a consistent user experience.
> >
> >
>
>
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