CHAPTER 23 PROTOTYPING WITH OFFICE SUITE APPLICATIONS

Prototyping Tools

INTRODUCTION

Office suite applications are used around the world, in businesses of every size. These applications help us create formatted text documents, build and show presentations, and create spreadsheets. How have these kinds of applications, usually used by office workers, accountants, and managers, found their way into a book on prototyping? In this book, you would expect to find graphical and HTML-based programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and other traditional prototyping tools used by skilled interaction and visual designers. Surprising is that such mundane products as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, although not originally designed for ...

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