My company did a usability study, and not one person in the 3 day study
used the spacebar to scroll. Only 15% scrolled at all.
Human Factors Engineer
The only thing you can be sure of is Change - I Ching
> From: Steven Pemberton <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Scrolling vs paging research?
> Date: Wednesday, May 20, 1998 5:23 AM
> > Is it the scrolling that's obnoxious in this case?
> Am I the only person that knows that hitting the space bar in the two
> major browsers scrolls the page? I personally never have problems with
> scrolling because it's so easy. My problem is that [backspace] means
> [scroll back] in the one browser, and [back] in the other, and I often
> forget which browser I'm using.
> Steven Pemberton