4 comments

  • Bryce DriesengaBryce Driesenga, over 5 years ago

    I think this has potential if the menu were to be always visible when at the top of the page. The mouse-activated part would come in to play only when you scroll down. Plenty of websites have the menu visible at the top of the page only anyways. (e.g. Designer News)

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    • Spencer BombermanSpencer Bomberman, over 5 years ago

      That made me think...this has potential if the menu were always visible, but minimized when you scrolled down the page (e.g., small text links rather than big text + icons). Then, moving the mouse (or scrolling up) would reveal the original menu, giving it a bigger hit area.

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  • Matt SoriaMatt Soria, over 5 years ago

    What about on touch devices? Just have it shown always? I suppose it's not bad - I'd like to see a live example to interact with.

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  • Allan GrinshteinAllan Grinshtein, over 5 years ago

    It's an interesting concept that's worth exploring. That said, I'd never let it see the light of day :)

    In reality, it would unusable unless you implemented hairy logic. Having to continuously move your mouse to read a menu or know where to point sounds like a UX disaster.

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