UI design oversights?

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by fs454, Apr 16, 2015.

  1. fs454 macrumors 68000

    Dec 7, 2007
    Los Angeles / Boston
    I know this is considered minor, but looking through the new stuff they've updated the site with, coming across screens showcased like this is a little surprising:


    Could they not have just wrapped Labels to the second line instead of splitting the word like that? (and then subsequently using that as a promo image?)

    Not to mention the double space in the description before the last word. Kinda sloppy, if you ask me. But heck, we're all sitting here nitpicking because of the loooooooooong lead-up to the release.
  2. cloudspy macrumors member

    Apr 14, 2011
    world wide web
    I am sure they will likely make adjustments to future releases. Can't wait until next Friday!
  3. shenfrey macrumors 68000

    May 23, 2010
    Yeah, I am sure right now their biggest focus is actually getting it released than it is working on software revisions. I am sure in future WWDC's (not the one upcoming) will headline new Watch OS upgrades just like OS X and iOS does today.
  4. Mascots macrumors 68000


    Sep 5, 2009
    Auto layout issue, probably.

    I'm surprised something like this made it into print, though.
  5. Trius macrumors 6502a


    Aug 7, 2008
    Steve never would have allowed this..

  6. kdarling macrumors P6


    Jun 9, 2007
    First university coding class = 47 years ago
    But clearly Jony does.

    <gd&r> (for the oldtime internet folk)
  7. Mad Mac Maniac macrumors 601

    Mad Mac Maniac

    Oct 4, 2007
    A little bit of here and a little bit of there.
    kinda funny. When I first saw that image my thought was "La-Bels...? What the heck is a La-Bel?"
  8. The Doctor11 macrumors 603

    The Doctor11

    Dec 15, 2013
    New York
  9. Arran macrumors 601


    Mar 7, 2008
    Atlanta, USA
    I thought Patti LaBelle*.

    It is strange they bothered to hyphenate it correctly, but completely missed the more-appropriate line break.

    (* The next recipient of a free Edition? :) )


    My Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen, may I present to you: "La Belles"!

  10. JohnApples macrumors 65816

    Mar 7, 2014
    One of the first rules of typography, never split a single word on 2 different lines if you can avoid it! And they definitely could have avoided it!

    Like said above, I'm sure they'll fix it, but it is strange how they used it as a promo image.

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