Human Interface Design Principles


Mac

Anti-Mac

Metaphors

Reality

Direct Manipulation

Delegation

See and Point

Describe and Command

Consistency

Diversity

WYSIWYG

Represent Meaning

User Control

Shared Control

Feedback and Dialog

System Handles Details

Forgiveness

Model User Actions

Aesthetic Integrity

Graphic Variety

Modelessness

Richer Cues

Table 1. The Mac and Anti-Mac design principles.
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