From Page 30
(1) Right, the first priority in designing individual
directed toward the placement of primary visual displays.
Questions concerning the appropriate level of illumination, visual
flicker, and the legibility of display symbols need to be answered when
designing the display itself. After it has been appropriately designed, the
display should be fit into a layout configuration which is easily
discernible and accessible.
Now let's consider the design of controls.
How would you design
primary controls to minimize the possibility of confusing these controls
with other controls or with each other?
(1) Shape code the controls; group displays together for easy check-reading;
and provide adequate spacing between the controls. Turn to Page 92.
(2) Color code the controls; provide recessed controls to prevent accidental
activation; and sequence the controls from left to right. Turn to Page 39.
(3) Shape code the controls; provide adequate spacing between controls; and
group associated controls together. Turn to Page 34.
From Page 60
(3) This is an excellent alternative but it isn't the only viable one.
Return to Page 60.