Reorder artboards or hide navigation buttons in shared prototype
When sharing with a less tech-savvy client, they see the arrows and automatically go to click through like a PDF reader. It would be good to have a way to either change the order of the pages for that view (you can't always guarantee that the order the artboards are built in will be the order they appear in the user journey) or the ability to hide them in the share settings.
hide/turn off "slide" feature on prototype
There was some negative feedback received when we removed the navigation arrows from prototypes, so, this change was reverted and other solutions are being considered.
Rob Breisch commented
I agree. Really need a way to turn off or hide by default the paging nav in the prototype preview that we share with clients.
Many times we can not be there when they view it and I've found out later that many times they were just using the pager nav and not using the interactive linking as intended. That in addition to not having control in slide ordering creates a lot of confusion on their part.
Mark MacKenzie commented
I hope the model you have for "allow comments" can be extended for other publish options. I'd really like to be able to choose whether or not to show the back/home/next UI on the page below the prototype.
Josh Beveridge commented
Thanks for the update on this Joan - I think the best option would be to make this a user-defined setting when sharing the prototype in the Share dialogue. Allow us to choose whether we want to include the arrows. Thanks again for your team's hard work!
Josh Beveridge commented
I've noticed that when I share prototypes with users, they often use the "< [Page] >" navigation instead of actually clicking through the prototype as intended when unsupervised. This is extremely detrimental to feedback because users often become confused as to how one artboard relates to the others.
It would be useful for designers to be able to select how any particular prototype can be navigated - whether that's through clicking the links in the artboard itself, navigating using the numbered artboards, or viewing a grid of all artboards available. They each have their own use case, but it's important that users navigate the prototype as intended.
Thanks for the workaround, but I think it should be a core fix to control the order of slides in the linked presentation mode. Client comments are a huge feature.