Invention: Butterfly Menu – A Multi Paned Contextual Menu Concept

Butterfly-Menu

Take a look at this monstrosity I created in 2008 just for fun. I thought separating and color coding menu actions was a good idea at the time. Unfortunately, the reality is that at first glance the average user would soil themselves after seeing such a menu pop up after right clicking. Lets go through the reasons of why I thought this would work, and why in reality it might not. read…