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Reporting incidents on the PAPD website

Original post made by ResidentOfPaloAlto, Midtown, on Nov 17, 2007

Has anyone tried to report a property vandalism incedent using the PAPD website? Were you successful at the first try ?

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Posted by janette
a resident of College Terrace
on Nov 18, 2007 at 5:58 pm

Always save stuff (cntl A cntl C) before hitting submit/send in a browser. I am not sure if it is the web page or the browser, but numerous sites lose the text in those circumstances.


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Posted by janette
a resident of College Terrace
on Nov 18, 2007 at 5:59 pm

That said, Hitlerian forms that demand info you may not have or that's irrelevant are bad user interface design.


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Posted by Bad interface?
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Nov 18, 2007 at 9:05 pm

Bad interface design in the new web site?
The web site is a disaster. An insult to the intelligence. A mish mash. I don't even try to use it anymore. I can't take the circular clicking that often ends up nowhere.
It was designed by people who don't use city web sites, that's what I think. It is just unbelievable how silly it is to have a "Know Zone." Maybe they thought we are all in the first grade and only the smart kids want to know things. There is no sense to its organization.
But then, ask me what I really think.


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