Eye Tracking and Design

 

This article is focused on building a more effective webpage, but the principles found within apply to FileMaker design, as well.  Knowing how user eye tracking occurs allows you to build a more effective help page and a more visually pleasant experience for the end user:

The logo should be placed at the top left (if necessary on the db)

The most important content should be on the top left

Navigation bars should be on the top (preferred) or left

Keep written instructions concise and to the point

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Overall, a very informative article and infographic.  Read the whole thing.

101 on Eye Tracking: How Your Eyes Move on a Website Infographic via Single Grain

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