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Complementary color scheme doesn't work?

I am trying to redesign my site however I am a developer and have no real UX experience beyond a VT 1300 course. I have chosen a color from my logo and created a complementary color scheme using ...
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1answer
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What's First name and Last name supposed to mean?

This is a question from a user perspective. When a website asks for my name, how can I know whether they want me to enter my given name in the box called "First Name" and my family name in "Last ...
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UI to manage Products with variants

I'm developing an ecommerce solution where the products may have variants in some properties that doesn't qualify them as different products. Consider this mockup for the costumer UI: download ...
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0answers
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Designing a Geographic Form with Multiple Input Fields

I have a form that allows the user to input their geographic origin. The origin is broken down into 4 specific categories: City, State, Province, Country. The province input field would apply more ...
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2answers
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Is it ok to put “undo” functionality on the back button on Android?

I am adding "undo" functionality to a small Android app that lets you edit some graph. Should I put this on the "back" button? Or somewhere else? What is the best place for this?
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Tabbed Pane : Multi-row style. To jump or not?

Most applications that have tabbed panes use the standard Windows style of dealing with multiple rows of tabs. Ie. if a tab in the back row is clicked then the WHOLE row jumps forward, and the forward ...
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0answers
18 views

Useful college minor for an aspiring UX Designer?

So, currently, I planned on minoring in just general Business (don't exactly know why I did that...). I know what kind of degree you have doesn't matter as much as experience does in UX but, for ...
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1answer
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What to do when user is logged and goes to login page?

My website has three pages: / /login /dashboard When an user goes to /, if the user is logged, it redirects to /dashboard, but when is not logged, it redirects to /login. But I want to know what ...
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Office 2013 smooth cursor while typing

The cursor movement has been animated in the Office 2013 (I'm not sure if it affects some other applications too). Basically the cursor moves smoothly as you type now letters. Apparently this is ...
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1answer
15 views

Desktop notifications permission UX

I have a question, I'm implementing desktop notifications to allow users to see on site notifications while they are browsing another website. I have 2 options to ask for permission: Give the user ...
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1answer
19 views

What is the sorting order for displaying tiles on a multi-column layout

The use of a tile or card design pattern to present information as a replacement for the conventional list and table view presents a rather interesting challenge for programmers when they have to ...
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2answers
38 views

Invite visitors to sign up for email from landing page

Is it a good idea to ask visitors to subscribe for email when they land on your site? A lot of eCommerce sites do it and we are considering it for our site. However I need some input based on ...
2
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1answer
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How to Truncate people's names on Public Display?

We are developing a Public Display Activity Feed for our system and have encountered some privacy concerns. To resolve this, we want to truncate people's names by First Name, Last Initial however it's ...
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0answers
16 views

Is there any research library? [on hold]

I have an idea to make huge list of different kind of UX researches with links or references. Main goal is to have a bunch of arguments when trying to prove my point of view. The question is: is ...
2
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1answer
63 views

Benefits of following OS design guidelines

We are currently working on a cross platform application for iOS and Android. From a development perspective the plan is that the UI, interaction and experience will be replicated across both ...
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1answer
42 views

help redesigning table options

I've been asked to look at the design of a table that has buttons at the end (highlighted) Obviously these options should be at the head of the table where they can be seen straight away by the ...
2
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1answer
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Should the action be taken after clickout from modal?

Given there is a modal window, and there is a rule, that when the user clicks on element outside of the modal, then the modal is closed, if there is a element with a click handler (let's say link to ...
4
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1answer
38 views

Single search box for different types of searched criteria

I have a scenario where users can search for a particular hotel and add it to their private list. Up until now the search was performed on the hotel name, but now there is a request to also search ...
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3answers
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What's wrong with +/- accordion controls?

I have to implement an accordion control in a system I'm building. Looking around, most people are suggesting using arrows for the control. However, to me a plus and a minus seems far more intuitive. ...
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33 views

Personal Details vs Profile page [on hold]

Should a profile page for a community be the same as a personal details within an account? A profile page is a page that lets you upload an avatar, you can see all the recent posts etc. Where as a ...
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1answer
27 views

How should adding a title be presented in a blog post editor?

I'm currently making a blog, and the blog will use markdown for posts. Adding a title with markdown could be confusing for some, so I'd like to have a button that says, for instance, Add Title, but ...
4
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1answer
68 views

Where is the intersection between Information Architecture with Software Architecture?

Where is the intersection between Information Architecture with Software Architecture? When you start a new project, usually the software architecture starts its development and UX designer begins ...
0
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1answer
35 views

Multiple price point offerings

I'm looking for a way to intuitively display three price points for a single product - leaving the user to decide upon which they'd like to pay. Generally, successful eCommerce sites feature a ...
0
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0answers
52 views

Optimal font color on #fff body (esp. mobile, web fonts) [on hold]

I've always used #333 or #444 body font (even lighter for headings) instead of pure black on an #fff background - Arial certainly looks better this way on an LCD screen. However, the last time I ...
0
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1answer
61 views

“Please enter value” into required field?

I just watched someone struggle with a form. The form was part of a normal online shop. It had reloaded after submitting, annotating the required field for the phone number with a red text above, ...
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4answers
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Best Programs for Mapping Out Interaction [on hold]

What are the best programs to quickly map out the potential interactions/workflows of a website or mobile application concept? I'm looking for something simple and quick to learn so that the whole ...
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1answer
58 views

Designing wireframes to be implemented as designed [on hold]

I know what to show and what not to show to the user, but the implementation deviates from the intended design. Can anyone suggest to me the solution to this issue?
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1answer
29 views

Combined data and unit form field

Assume you’re helping to design the GUI of a WYSIWYG word processor. Users shall be able to change font size. There could be relative controls for larger and smaller and there could be keyword-based ...
4
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2answers
114 views

Change Password Form

When allowing a user to change their password is it necessary to add a confirm password field? as follows: Current Password New Password Password Strength Meter Confirm New Password (Is this field ...
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5answers
3k views

How do I make a list NOT look scrollable?

On a site there's a preview of the chat log for each "room" on the site which a visitor can see without entering the room. The list is continuously populated with new messages. Thing is though, the ...
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0answers
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Master/Details view for full screen

I am creating desktop app with master/details view situation. In a predefined ratio and size it looks fine. When I resize window to full screen it looks something like this: What would be a ...
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0answers
36 views

What is a good UI for a Q&A website? [on hold]

Are there some standards to follow for such products specifically?
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1answer
42 views

UI for Checklist with optional items

I'm working on a checklist for new transfer students to guide them through the onboarding process at their new University. They have certain tasks they need to complete, and others that are optional. ...
0
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2answers
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There is some research done about cognitive workload vs 3D movements?

I wasn't sure how to formulate the title for this question, but in general terms my idea, what I think it's an axiom, there are movements in a 3D space that are more expensive to perceive and process ...
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3answers
92 views

Conceptually similar but actionably different choices in a modal

I have a modal in which users can choose between removing a user entirely withdrawing the user while leaving an archival entry in the list cancelling out of the modal without taking any action ...
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1answer
56 views

what happens when my vertical finger tab navigation is longer than my content area?

i'm designing a work area in a web application where i use a vertical finger tab navigation on the left (a bit like this: http://patternry.com/p=vertical-module-tabs/) The content tab with which the ...
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0answers
25 views

Morae and Tobii - what was your timeline to proficiency? [on hold]

Folks who gather and share research using Morae and Tobii, how long did it take you to get comfortable using the software efficiently? I've been asked to estimate a timeline for becoming a team's ...
9
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4answers
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Street address confirmation

I'm trying to design the best way for an existing customer to confirm their street address and these are the two designs I have come up with. Method A I like this because it's easy to read and they ...
4
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1answer
66 views

Text transform when displaying user generated content

Given something like the below, which lists user input content: First Name | Last Name -----------+----------- John | Doe john | doe JOHN | DOE johN | doE Is it good ...
4
votes
1answer
68 views

Attaching files other than pictures to a mobile form

Client has a desktop-only website that is migrating to be responsive. Contact us form has a button to attach a file (not necessary a picture). My thought is: attaching a file with a phone is arduous. ...
3
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2answers
71 views

How to approach a UX Strategy presentation

I'm currently working for a mobile development company where we design and develop applications for airlines to allow their customer to make flight bookings via their mobile device. We have a new ...
14
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10answers
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Multiple vs single field capture for phone number form input

Working on a form dealing with phone numbers, I've seen two methods to capture user input . In past practices example 2 (image below) has proved effective in controlling phone number lengths on ...
2
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1answer
38 views

How to handle default inputs than can be overruled?

Here is a problem I have been struggling with for a while... Consider the following 2 input forms (don't worry, these are just mockups, not real screenshots). When the user opens the forms, all ...
2
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1answer
58 views

How to display context-sensitive help for buttons?

I have several buttons in my application that require some explanation (1-3 SHORT sentences). Something like context sensitive help. what is the best way to provide the user this explanation? ...
2
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2answers
34 views

ECommerce design: Collective price display vs No. of items

Often on sites of an ecommerce nature, a shopping cart icon will display in the site header/toolbar together with a quick summary of the users activity. This will usually be in the form of either: ...
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2answers
61 views

B2B / B2C, as one or two separate websites?

I'm in the middle of re-designing our company website and have found myself in a pinch when it comes dividing the site into B2C / B2B. (I've seen the other thread about this topic but didn't think it ...
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1answer
124 views

How to show two brands of the same business in the navigation in one website?

I need to show two different brands in same website. Each has a different logo and navigation which should be visible by default, but they share a common sign-in/sign-up interface and currency change ...
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3answers
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How to let the user decide to keep the state of a site

I’m looking for ideas to resolve the following: In a Web application with different parts that don’t have a direct relation it should be possible to switch between these parts and not losing the ...
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0answers
32 views

Is there a UX community on Ello? [on hold]

I just joined Ello, and have no friends... Does anyone know if there's a community of UX folks on it already?
0
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0answers
38 views

What percentage of Internet keyboard users are hunt-and-peck typers?

Some people can type without needing to look at the keys. Other people need to look at the keys before pressing a key. I'm curious if there is any published research on the percentage of users that ...

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