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|−|To evaluate GIMP functionality we went through 8 user scenarios. However some of the scenarios required from us not just evaluating but more initial designing, because the functionality needed was not there. |+|
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User scenarios''' were described as : |+|
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|−|* Creating high quality photo realistic [[ photo realistic|1]] |+|
|−|* Composing images from many fine photo pieces [[ photo composing| 2 ]] |+|
|−|* Creating original art by collage [[ creating original art| 3]] |+|
|−|* Designing icons with a help of vector programs [[ icon designing| 4]] |+|
|−|* Elaborating an icon container [[ working on icon container| 5]] |+|
|−|* Creating elements for Web [[ creating web images| 6]] |+|
|−|* Creating macros & scripts automating repetitive tasks [[ creating macros & scripts| 7]] |+|
images from [[|]]
|−|* Batch processing [[ batch processing| 8]] |+|
Creating original art
collage [[original art
icons with vector programs[[|]]
[[on icon container
elements for Web [[|]]
Creating macros & scripts
automating repetitive tasks [[macros &scripts
Latest revision as of 05:56, 20 April 2007
To evaluate GIMP functionality we went through our eight user scenarios.
We focused on functionality that would support users to achieve their goals, while executing these essential tasks. Within some of the scenarios we have already thought about some initial design solutions, because the required functionality was not there.
the raw notes are filed under their user scenarios:
edit photo-realistic images to production/exhibition quality. read notes for a scenario Photo Realistic.
composing images from multiple photos. read notes for a scenario Photo Composing.
creating original art, a collage of found images and wild brushwork. read notes for a scenario Creating original art.
designing icons with in cooperation with vector programs. read notes for a scenario Icon Design.
edit existing icons. read notes for a scenario Working on icon container.
creating bitmap elements for web pages, also using photographic material. read notes for a scenario Creating Web images.
automating repetitive tasks and create 'black boxes.' read notes for a scenario Creating macros &scripts.
perform graphic operations on many files. read notes for a scenario Batch Processing.