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mimicking the affordances of paper in a computer-based system may not address all of the opportunities that digital technology can potentially provide.

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Cover of Designing for Digital Reading

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AFFORDANCES=referring to the easy discoverability of an object or system's action possibilities, as in "this button has good affordance. Designers and those in the field of HCI often use afford as meaning "to suggest" or "to invite".