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User friendly and clear way to present possible answers to a question

Which way to answer the following question is more user friendly and more clear? A) B) edit: Because I have to stick to the drop-list and don't really like options A and B, I thought of an ...
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Forms: pattern to create/convey dependencies between fields?

I'm designing a feature where the user can create forms which then other will be able to fill out ( and either pass or fail). The user will be able to write questions and set which answers (yes or no) ...
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How to show help for future topics?

We have a long-established application which has, over the years, included more and more commands (some of which are contradictory) with the consequence that users now find it very hard to create the ...
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How can I ask users just one question?

I need to ask users just one question on our website - namely "Did you find what you were looking for?" as an exit question. This is just one question that requires a high confidence level of data ...
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Design Best Practices - Question Answer Comment Forms

I am working on a Q/A type of web app. Below is how an answer looks like in my system. Have a couple of queries Should the comment section have Avatar and the "Admin" title ? What can be done to ...
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Which online support model works better for a medical site?

I'm work on a medical site that needs to a Q&A sub-site. I'm not sure which support system is better for users and authors of the site. Ticket based support system seems better for private ...
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Can we Combine Repetitive Columns or how to manage data having more column on single page without scrolling to right and down?

Good Morning to all. i have to manage say more than 10 column on single page, for Ex= It is application say student want to give feedback for teacher and according to fields student have to answer. ...
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Why not use ellipsis to ask the user?

I'm using ellipsis in titles to ask the user. Something like this: I have also this alternative (more traditional): What do you think is the most intuitive for the user? Do you have another ...
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Other options than multiple choice and free text to solve a quiz

I currently have to develop a little online quiz: users have to guess the motif of an image which is initially hidden and revealed step by step. It's pretty simple except the way how users should ...
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Effectiveness of suggested answers on forums, like Stack Exchange

Is there data or research on how effective suggested answers are in preventing people from asking duplicate questions on online forums and Q&A sites? While some people make an effort to search, ...
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How can I present a yes/no question to a user prior to them submitting a background job?

I am a programmer by training and I often find that I have writer's block when I come across certain presentation issues. I have a piece of software that links a seller user up with his account in an ...
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Is the StackExchange model a good one for avoiding duplicate questions on community Q&A sites

Is there any data to support the strategy of suggesting similar questions on community sites involving user-generated questions and answers? The only example of this strategy I know of is (was?*) on ...
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Answering a closed question with a time limit on a smartphone?

For an app that displays a closed question on a smartphone and lets the user pick her answer within a time limit what would be more enjoyable for the user? Q1. The user can keep changing her mind ...
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What general questions about UX are best asked during an interview for a UX position in general?

Which questions are most successful at gauging the UX design experience in a candidate? What approaches are best used during a job interview for a UX design position?
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Swapping between different responses to a form question so that both outcomes can be viewed

I have a site where at one step in the wizard the user has to make a choice between one option or another. Once they've made this choice the form fields and resulting information are specific to that ...
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In a site that offers a voting system, should there be extra criteria to “down vote”?

In a site that offers a voting system, should there be extra criteria to "down vote"? I think it would make a lot of sense to add an extra step to down voting someone's question or answer. If you ...
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What makes more sense? To order replies/answers according to rating or chronologically?

The Stackexchange network arranges replies according to votes (rating). Facebook doesn't care how many likes a comment has. Youtube picks the 2 highest rated comments and place them on the top. Which ...
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Need an algorithm/template for implementing a question-answer-progression

.. for a telephonic help service. Typically the client will phone in and the help-operator will drill down a series of questions & answer pairs to refine the client's problem and eventually arrive ...