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Don't put a Help button where a Cancel normally lives


OK - Help

Especially when clicking the Help button results in Visual Studio being locked for 30 minutes...

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Josh Post By Josh Twist
3:10 AM
19 Dec 2008

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Posted by Inferis @ 19 Dec 2008 11:37 AM
So, so, true. I've lost ages due to the misplacement of that button.

Posted by Kev @ 05 Jan 2009 5:48 AM
Yep...that drives me insane.

The other UI howler that leaves me fuming are the VS source control dialogues that tell you something is about to happen to a file, doesn't tell you what and you can only click OK or Help (which leads to some generic unrelated text about nothing in particular).

Posted by Lee Oades @ 20 Jan 2009 8:56 AM
I encountered this just today - a series of dialogs (about 10) when trying to load a solution with duff project references. 9 dialog boxes were [OK][Cancel] and then the last one was [OK][Help]. Of course I mindlessly clicked it. Stupid design decisions.

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