The trouble with buttons without captions

· by joe · Read in about 1 min · (74 Words)

It seems like everyone’s got their own idea about how to implement a fairly standard commonplace widget. All broadly consistent. With one exception.

Whilst this means

‘search, and the two buttons search backwards and forwards through results’:

 (Chrome)

And so does this:

 (Console)

And this:

  (iTerm2)

And this:

 (Preview)

And Safari:

And Xcode:

And something else (I forget):

But this, Firebug in Firefox:

means

‘search and pop in / out the window pane’.

Honestly.

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