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Should controls be removed or just greyed out in a tool for power-users where they repeat many times?

This answer by JohnGB on "Greyed-Out vs Invisible" by Joel B kind of touches on the idea, but this question focuses specifically on a moderation tool for power users. Should buttons that don't apply ...
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Soft “required” form field?

Has anyone ever seen or heard of this approach to a signup page? So the idea is the "Phone number" is not required, however when trying to submit the field empty you would get this message/option ...
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A good MSc in HCI..?

I noticed you had asked a question about finding a good MSc in HCI a while back. I'm just curious to know if you took the UCL course? If so how you found it? I've applied to UCL and CUL but I'm open ...
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what undergraduate degrees lead to ux design careers?

I am a freshman in college and considering a career in ux design. I am wondering about what degrees can lead me in the right path. Majors like: computer information systems, management information ...
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Accessible and Responsive Tables?

I'm looking at creating a large multi-column table within a web app. However we are experiencing a challenge whereby none of the solutions fit the bill 100% and we are wary of just choosing one ...
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Save vs. Submit - Clone the [Original] Record on Submit?

Before anyone says this is a duplicate, this question isn't about wording of Save (as draft) and Submit buttons or their positioning on a form. For our app, we'll assume that the user knows that Save ...
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Should the cross (or 'X' ) button do something other than close (e.g. minimize or hide)?

It's common for the user to use the cross button to exit an application. But sometimes software is tricky and the cross minimizes the windows instead of closing it. Does this kind of behavior should ...
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Should users give text input when they report inappropriate content on an app?

I have an app with a lot of user-generated content. I also rely on other user's to report if this content is suspicious, fraudulent or inappropriate. Currently the user can click a report button and ...
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How to display two similars fields with possibly identical content? [duplicate]

I currently work on a subcontracting tool in which I have to register a direct client (billing) and a final client (work) with the address of the final client (work place). The direct client is just ...
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Good names for turning site responsive-ness on and off?

I'm doing work on a website that has been 1900px wide long time, and most of the users aren't extremely tech-savvy and usually +40 years old. To give you an idea of the content of the website, all the ...
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Shipping Cost in Shopping Cart Page?

I am working on Product e-commerce responsive website. It has shipping cost that we are showing in check-out page based on the shipping address entered by the user. The problem is, after entering the ...
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Alt Attribute for user generated content

Suppose you have a website where users can sale stuff and upload images (something like craigslist). What would be the appropriate ALT attribute for such images where we don't know the actual content? ...
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Choosing Language on Mobile Game

Currently I'm trying to localize a mobile game into popular language. I'm a bit confused about designing two things: choosing first language when they play game for the first time and changing ...
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Seeking feedback on website design concept [on hold]

I've been working with a friend on a website about e-waste for a TSA competition (I know what you are thinking, no that the TSA, the STEM one). Now as part of the competition, we have to make a ...
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Messenger Platform - Can the Install feature be used just for sending Invites to Friends? [on hold]

The app doesn't create content for the Messenger App, just want to use the Install feature as way to create invites user can send via Faceboook Messenger.
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Is there an accepted standard for passwords?

It's frustrating how some websites require symbols while some don't allow them, some require a capital or number while others don't, some don't allow the same consecutive characters, etc. Every once ...
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How to say “Your file has been modified (somewhere else) since you last opened it” in a few word. With two choices

I am using a dropbox api and building a code writing app for iPhone (so my space is very limited). When the user opens a file, Dropbox gets notified. If the file gets opened in another location (like ...
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Up and Down vs Left and Right scrolling/panning for image/publications/catalogues and why?

Up and Down vs Left and Right scrolling/panning for image/publications/catalogues and why? Currently, I'm working on an ios app, but would like to know when would it be a better idea to use left to ...
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Is it too troublesome for client to add/invite/tag some of their friend into my app? [on hold]

I'm designing an app for private discussion, using google, facebook, or twitter but the current design makes it too troublesome for users to add/tag/invite their own friend to the discussion link... ...
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Selected, Blue or Bold-Black?

I've seen two implementations of a "selected" schema. One uses the convention that blue is clickable, and therefor are using the selected one in black, and the clickable one in blue. The second ...
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What would be the best way to show a long changelog?

My software has frequent updates. The changelog ontains adequate amount of information about each change (often complete sentences). It's currently more than 100,000 characters long (16,000 words over ...
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Why doesn't YouTube center ads?

Left aligned Centered ad Is there any reason why Youtube is not centering the ads? It is very simple to center it, so I am guessing they are thinking about some user experience.
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How to allow 'Select none' from dropdown properly

I'd like to allow selecting none from a dropdown menu (web). On the other hand, there are no labels so I would like to also let the user know what the dropdown is for. What's a good way of achieving ...
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1answer
35 views

Synchronizing game with Google Drive [on hold]

I build an android game and I am working with google drive to synchronize the progress of the user. Rite now I build a mechanism to sync file to drive. This file may include game progress-information ...
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1answer
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Why are elevator doors always too small?

I noticed that elevator doors are always narrower than the compartment, so people get jammed up trying to exit. Why don't they just design elevator doors so they are wide enough for everyone to exit ...
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Visual reference for user impersonation feature

Right now, when a user logs in, on top of the page it shows it's nick name and an exit icon to sign out. I'm about to implement an "impersonate user" feature and I was wondering how to make it clear ...
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How detailed does a paper-mockup have to be?

The question looks silly but I'm currently working on a small project that involves creating a paper mockup. The point is to learn and understand how paper mockups help to do user centered design ...
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Best UX for an email client's list of emails - pagination vs infinite scroll vs?

My web application has an email client. I am trying to figure out the best way to present the list of emails to the user...pagination like gmail, or infinite scroll like outlook, or is there a better ...
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1answer
45 views

split screen layout pros and cons

I'm in the research and planning phase of a new website for a company that consists on 2 persons with different areas of expertise. I was thinking about designing a split layout inspired by this ...
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1answer
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Any studies on how styling standard UI elements affect the experience?

I´m interested in understanding how a customized form affect usability and the learning curve on operating an interface. Sure, we have some guesses that users are used to standard UI,and native ...
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1answer
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How much information should be included in a Saved list's item?

When showcasing products in a gallery, we display a bunch of information in each product cell. Those infos include: Picture Full name Rating (stars) & number of user ratings product ...
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2answers
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Recording Dimensions of Boxes

I am designing an interface for an application in which operators have to enter the dimensions of boxes they are handling. They place each box on a flat surface, and then use a tape measure. This has ...
2
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1answer
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Shopping cart in store management software

I'm currently designing a store management application to be used by employees of certain stores. At many points within the processes of this store, the user should be able to search the database of ...
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Best way to indicate which application you are currently on, in the top navigation

I've seen a couple of link related posts but I feel this one is a little different. I'm currently working on an application where we have links to other products at the top of the screen, and we're ...
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4answers
171 views

Best UX approach to redesign the information architecture of a website?

I'm going to get started on a new project mainly focused on information architecture. The IA of the site I'll work on is extremely messy, complicated and not logical at all. We need to completely ...
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Android Material Design, Navigation drawer and switch

I have an app wich litterally have only one setting : turn the contextual help on or off I am tempted to put this settings in the navigation drawer, with a simple on/off switch. Is it the right ...
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398 views

Help with defect issue system

I have a brief where I have to build a system that helps engineers identify defects on a building site. The engineer specifies where the defect is on a floor plan, what the issue is and invites ...
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46 views

Terminology Suggestion Request

We have a process where users complete surveys for a company. There are many surveys, spread over different facilities, the hierarchy can be detailed like this: Contract > Facility > Audit Although ...
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2answers
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Are there guidelines for when to use UPPERCASE, Capitalize Each Word, or Only the first letter?

We currently use UPPERCASE headers and titles quite a bit (probably too much) and are looking to adopt a consistent set of rules for when it makes sense to use... ALL UPPERCASE Capitalize the first ...
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The Ideal Typographic Measure

If you read a lot about typography, you probably have read that the ideal measure (also called line length) that is recommended is between 45-75 characters (somewhere around 2-3 alphabets) including ...
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Jquery token input - is there a bootstrap solution? [on hold]

Is there a good bootstrap solution to Jquery tokeninput for use in a Rails 4 application?
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How to avoid big banks of buttons?

What are some alternatives to having repetitive rows buttons that create large banks like the one shown below. I think it's too visually dominant and distracting, not least because there's one of ...
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Faceted search: Show more/show less filters vs Summary + Edit

Consider the case of hotel search, where you have a few filters that everyone uses but in total you may want people to have ~20 or so available. On the results screen, I don't want to show all 20, ...
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Whats the best way someone can arrange a UI for a mobile app which pulls Facebook information? [on hold]

For example how a breakdown of the info pulled, and allowing users to add/edit it, like adding other bands they like or TV shows that didn't pull from FB Login with Facebook, analyze profile for the ...
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1answer
40 views

Navigation where one set of items is more important

I have a webapp where users can create different "events" and manage these events (assign employees, edit date, edit location, etc.). Apart from these event objects a user can also interact with other ...
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Address user in first, second or third person [duplicate]

Are there any guidelines for which kind of sites should address their logged-in users in first, second or third person? When should direct references be avoided? Do these recommendation apply to all ...
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1answer
22 views

User choosing frequency-based thresholds

As part of a site's advanced filters, I want to give people the ability to filter based on the frequency of results. i.e. "show only results that occur at least once per month" or "show only results ...
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2answers
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Tool to create 3D layered image

I see more and more wireframes looking like this : I need to explain an imbricated and layered structure to someone, so I want to use images like that. Is there a tool that already does that, or ...
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3answers
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Pull to empty search field… any feedback?

I'm currently working on a project mostly based on a search mecanism. I'm trying to explore different ways to quickly come back to the homepage from the search results page. The homepage is actually ...

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