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Ulrik Gade <[log in to unmask]>
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Ulrik Gade <[log in to unmask]>
Sun, 10 Jun 2007 12:55:02 +0400
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I'm involved in a redesign for a business web app. We'd like to reduce the
clutter of controls in columnar displays of numbers by only displaying the
input control during actual editing of a data item, i.e. grid style in-place
editing though these are not strictly grids.

However, not all numbers may be edited at all times so we need a graphic
technique to give users visual cues about which numbers s/he may/not edit at
any one time. Do you have any suggestions for good solutions to this?
(Please provide screen shots as well as URLs as some sites are unfortunately
censored in this country).

I'm also interested in suggestions for interactive (hover) effects to
enhance the perception of editing affordance. But these are the main concern
for this request.

Thanks for any replies. I'll summarize to the list if you prefer to respond
to privately.


Ulrik H. Gade
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