Type message here... and Send button absence

Ka-Hing Cheung khc at hxbc.us
Wed Aug 15 02:23:54 EDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-08-14 at 23:17 -0700, Steven Brown wrote:
> I totally agree: the Send button shouldn't be there, or people will want 
> to click it, interrupting their ... I dunno... "chat flow."  :)  I just 
> thought a little message telling them exactly what to do and expect 
> might be nice - especially for first-time chatters.   =)
> Opening a conversation window for the first time, a user will see two 
> nearly identical white boxes with not much hint of what they do or how 
> to use them.  If the entry box had "Type your message here and press 
> Enter to send." it would be 110% clear, I think.  Like a web form that 
> has default instructional text that is greyed out, like "enter search 
> term" and when you focus on that input, it disappears.

That's not a bad idea.


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