Pasteboard menu commands are not clearly labeled

Number:rdar://47977355 Date Originated:11-Feb-2019 11:03 PM
Status:Open Resolved:
Product:iOS + SDK Product Version:10.1 (10B61)
Classification:UI/Usability Reproducible:Always
The iOS Simulator Edit menu commands Get Pasteboard and Send Pasteboard are not clearly named.

Is the Simulator getting the Mac pasteboard, or is the Mac setting the Simulator pasteboard? I can never remember which is which. They could be interpreted either way depending on the user’s mental model. This would be a great example for a UX textbook of a pitfall to avoid.

Steps to Reproduce:
Try to move things between the Mac and Simulator pasteboard.

Expected Results:
The menu commands would have clear names like Send Mac Pasteboard to iOS Pasteboard.

Actual Results:
The user has to experiment to reverse engineer the mental model of the author of this text.

10.1 (10B61)



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