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Confusion between human and
machine. Human metaphor error.
Machine.Essential is: no human operator but a machine.






GUI webBar e.g. task tool.

Commands (list of commands).







GUI webBasket.

Orders.







GUI webBook e.g. phone book.

Phone numbers.







GUI webBroadcast (sent to all).

Recipients (list).







GUI webCookie.Metaphor.File with user information.That is what is is.






GUI webFavourite.

Frequently used.Compatible with task of the user.






GUI webHot.

Frequently used.Compatible with task of the user.






GUI webHourglass.

Progress indicator.Compatible with user task:
control the execution of a command
and plan actions.






GUI webMouse.Metaphor visual.Hand pointer (versus finger keys).Compatible with task actions of user.






GUI webPersonal.xls (MS Excel).

Customizations.xls.That is what the user does.






GUI webRecycle bin.

Version control.Compatible with task of user: version/back-up control.






GUI webTools.

Commands.Compatible with user task actions.






GUI webWastebasket.

Version control.Compatible with task of user: version/back-up control.






GUI webWelcome.

Omit.






GUI web



Command(s list).That is the meaning.






GUI web





Compatibility using a weight scale: desk- lap- hands- hand- en wrist-top/held.






GUI web



Handsheld (computer).Compatibility using a weight scale: desk/ lap/ hands/ hand/ wrist held.






GUI web

Metaphor visual.Laptop (computer).Part of a weight scale: desk- lap- hands- hand- en wrist-top/held.






GUI web

Metaphor human.

Part of a weight scale: desk- lap- hands- hand- and wrist-top/held.






GUI web



Handsheld (computer).Part of a weight scale: desk- lap- hands- hand- en wrist-top/held.






GUI web



Computer in living room.






GUI webAssistant.






Compatible with human memory processes.






GUI webCity e.g. ANWBcity.Metaphor.Omit word city.






GUI webDesk e.g. helpdesk.

Omit word desk.






GUI web



Command(line).That is what the user does:
commanding a computer.






GUI web





Compatible with human memory processes.






GUI web



Handsheld (computer).That is what the user does.






GUI webMand(je), winkel-.

Bestellingen.







GUI webWinkelwagen.

Bestellingen.







GUI webZandloper

Progress control. Voortgangsindicator.Compatible with task of user:
control of the execution of a command.






GUI web



Aanpassen [customize].







GUI web



Omit word loket.