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1. Problem

Allow users to change the layout of content modules, for example portlets within a portal environment.

Use Cases:

  • Move location of content modules within a layout
  • Constrain "locked" content modules from being moved

2. Users

Fluid Personas are a collection of various types of important users whose needs we need to consider throughout the design process.

3. Users' needs

Contexts of Use: In what contexts would the user need to reorder portlets/boxes? What activities do they undertake in these contexts?

Functional Requirements: What use cases does the Layout Reorderer component support?

Primary & Secondary Scenarios: In context, what are the primary and secondary user needs are we meeting?

4. Solution

Wireframes: Visual representation of design iterations and final designs.

Storyboards: How, when, and where would the user use a Layout Reorderer?

Drag and Drop - Layout Preview Design Pattern: Design advice for previewing the page layout while doing drag and drop.

5. User Testing

Layout Reorderer User Testing: Summary of all user testing performed on the Layout Reorderer component.

User Testing Protocols: Describes how the user testing of Layout Reorderer will be carried out.

User Testing Results: Describes how the users interacted with the Layout Reorderer prototype and what improvements can be made.

6. Preparing for Implementation

Storycards: Decomposes the Layout Reorderer into small implementable chunks.

Functional Specification: Development specification containing interaction details such as "interesting moments."

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  1. Should we add software requirements for the Layout Reorder (as well as other tools), and what it will do (or not do) without the latest software installed? For example, I have Firefox 2 installed but the LR doesn't work. It would also be helpful to know which version of JAWS is required.