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Has CiviCRM ever undergone formal usability testing?

No, it hasn't. The National Democratic Institute (NDI) did a bit of less than proper formal usability testing: https://www.nditech.org/blog/2014/08/testing-one-two-three with details of process at ...
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What Civicrm Theme(s) are better than Garland?

I've always used Adminimal. I think it makes the Drupal backend as a whole much easier to use, and it's always worked well for me with the Civi backend too.
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What Civicrm Theme(s) are better than Garland?

Bright and clean: I use Seven (ships with Drupal 7 Core - so well supported) as CiviCRM Administration theme - for nearly all of our projects. Easy to subtheme as well - making it a MySeven - if/when ...
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Has anyone used CiviCRM on a 10" tablet?

The main factor is probably the resolution of the tablet rather than its size, but the UI is in general meant to be used with a keyboard and a mouse (or very very pointy fingers ;) For the mobiles, ...
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How to add a class to a form element in buildQuickForm?

John - There's an existing pattern for simply add the markup to the template for cases like this, and I think it's fine for this situation. So in Register.tpl, just add this markup after the label: &...
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What Civicrm Theme(s) are better than Garland?

Personally I often like https://www.drupal.org/project/liquid_coolness Simple, clean theme, that is still pleasing to see. Has liquid width, so if you have a big screen you can make use of it for ...
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What Civicrm Theme(s) are better than Garland?

A couple of others not listed in other answers https://github.com/vingle/st.visuali.finsburypark/ and https://github.com/artfulrobot/aah
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What Civicrm Theme(s) are better than Garland?

There is also a CiviBartik theme that I use often: https://www.drupal.org/project/civi_bartik
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Which Backdrop themes allow viewing CiviCRM inline fields without scrolling?

I haven't seen one. Usually in cases like this I just make changes to the theme myself to account for things like this. Themes often times only take Drupal, its core modules, and some of the major add-...
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Has CiviCRM ever undergone formal usability testing?

CiviMobile received formal usability testing, but was never really completed as a project. It's referenced in passing here: https://civicrm.org/blogs/petermcandrew/civimobile-where-we-go-here. He ...
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Status of form/profile usability

More usable forms/profiles is a major goal of CiviCRM 5.0. Creating a form creator that's flexible enough to meet the varied needs of many constituencies is a lot of work. Unfortunately, while ...
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