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at first
English: at first
Chinese: 起先
Examples:
1. As the history of the industrial revolution shows, the fruits of new technology can often only be expressed at first with the language of an earlier technology.
正如工业革命的历史所显示的,人们用旧科技的语言来描述新科技的成果。
2. At first Andrew had only partial, disconnected information.
开始,安德鲁只了解到一些不完整的,互不相关的情况。
3. At first glance the problem seemed easy.
乍一看问题似乎很容易解决.
4. At first he had refused to commit himself.
起初,他不肯使自己承担责任。
5. At first, ToolTips may seem similar to balloon help, but on closer inspection you can see the minor physical and behavioral differences that have a huge effect from a user’s point of view.
工具提示似乎与气球帮助相同,但仔细观察后你就会发现稍微变换一下出现形式和行为方式,从用户的角度看就会产生截然不同的效果。 首先,工具提示延时出现的时机非常好。
6. Now we’re ready to sketch the interface. This visualization of the interface should be extremely simple at first.
现在我们准备开始勾画出大致的界面,最初阶段,界面的视觉化工作应该极其简单。
7. Put it to the right of the corresponding menu item, where it belongs. Users won’t notice it at first, but eventually they will find it, and they will be happy to make the discovery as perpetual intermediates (see Chapter 3).
将其放置在它应该在的地方——相应菜单项的右侧,用户开始不会注意到它,但他们最终会发现的。 永久的中间用户会为发现它们感到高兴(见第3章),他们会有一种成就感。
8. This visualization of the interface should be extremely simple at first: boxes representing each functional group and/or container with names and descriptions of the relationships between the different areas (see Figure 7-1).
最初阶段的界面视觉化工作要极其简单,即每个功能组和容器用方块图来表示,标注上名字和不同区域之间关系的简单描述即可(参见图7-1)。
9. Undo is critically important for users, and it’s not quite as simple as it may appear at first glance.
撤销对用户极其重要,而且没有我们第一眼看上去那么简单。
10. With our Mechanical-Age mindset, we have a hard time seeing appropriate Information-Age representations—at first.
以我们机械时代的观念体系,一开始我们需要经历一个艰难的时期才能找到合适的信息时代表现方式。