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“You app is empty man!” / How to modify UI/UX to stop this kind of feedback?

I own an application aiming to make people meet each other around activities/outs. There are two ways of suggesting an activity/out to other members: Inviting anybody at once. All members would ...
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Best way to display start time and duration (since the start time)?

Some context: I'm trying to display the start time, and the duration since that time, in a single label. These timestamps are for urgent issues that need to be dealt with immediately. I'm leaving ...
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Best way to display User Profile Dropdown

We have three ways of displaying Profile Drop-downs as shown below. Each one of has its strengths and weaknesses. Is there any other best way to display the Profile Drop-down?
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How to count retries? Should I count how many has been COMPLETED or how many has been STARTED?

I have an interface showing requests being sent to an external server, they are visualized in a table. There are configurable rules that determines how many retries the request is allowed to do before ...
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What are the best practices regarding the usage of both horizontal and vertical navigation that duplicate the same menu items?

The reason I ask this is I am in the process of doing a competitive analysis of four websites and two of the sites duplicate the same menu items on both their top navigation (drop downs) and left-hand ...
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How to make text selectable in master/detail table view?

That's my first question in stackexchange! We are designing a datatable view for scientistic users. They get this table after they input a bunch of filters and press search. The table is already ...
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Best way to present alternative locations without implying a choice to customer

I work for a company which offers trips to customers. Currently we present the hotels where a customer will stay in the following way: This works well, and the response is great because it's easy ...
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How to design a project from the requirements of the stakeholder without knowing the actual needs & pain-points of the user?

I am assigned to design a new product (existing in market but with more added features). Requirements are provided by the stakeholder. I currently have no users in touch to understand their needs and ...
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To clear (or not to clear) the search box?

We are having a discussion at the office today, about when to clear (or not to clear) a search box from its input. Is there a preferred approach, something that the user expects? Like emptying the ...
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Changing button alpha value v button text colour to indicate current button status

I'm working on an old iOS app which requires updating. This app requires users to make selections from various screens. For example, the user needs to make two choices on the main screen before ...
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Conditional behaviors: OK or Close for modal windows?

Consider this WordPress screen: I have seen this a few times, where the usual "close" word is replaced by the word "OK". Please note that everything else works as with any modal, you can click ...
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Mark as Favorite interaction

My client is a large enterprise that designs its web pages on the basis of their Design library. Trying to create a Catalog for all their internal apps. After several discussions we came down to this ...
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Should tags be inside or outside the input field

So tagging inputs are pretty common but there are generally 2 different approaches I see for displaying the tags: The tags are below the input outside of the type-able space: The tags are ...
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How to handle exceptions to a set weekly schedule?

I'm building a scheduler for a consultant desktop app. In this scheduler, the weekly scheduler is straight-forward. The user just needs to select the day and time that will get repeated every week. ...
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Should fields be marked as required if all are required? [duplicate]

If I have a registration form on a responsive website with only 3 text fields to fill and ALL of them are obligatory, should I put a star key on every label or should that star key only appear if the ...
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Should we hide table column when empty

We are building a software where the user has the possibility to translate buttons, messages, labels etc. The translation page consists of a table with - element key, english language and format of ...
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What is the expected UX behaviour when you delete your account from a service?

The "Delete account" option in our product is really just a unsubscribe from the service option - the user is still able to login to the system but no longer has access to the actual service. My ...
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Telling user about action when clicking on a column in table

A table has a head row, which tells user the meaning of the column, like Google file table has name, id, mime type, created and modified date. But, in addition to presenting information in the table,...
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How to communicate visually the ability to change columns in a table

Often websites may include functionality that allows a user to select what columns appear in a table. When this occurs, what is the best way to visually communicate this action, so the user both ...
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Why do editors (such as MS Office apps) have so much redundancy?

I'm thinking of making an editor and how it should differ against other editors. One of those points are promoting the work area over GUI buttons and information fields. Tool bars, menu bars, scroll ...
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Force user to registration to view gallery

I'm developing an app where artists can post their portfolio, including their art. Now I'm unsure what to do in this case. Example: An Artist produced (artistic) nude tattoo photos / artworks / ...
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Yahoo forbidden links

When I surf with my iPad or Mac, I find this message almost every day: This basically happens because Safari opens where you left, so I know the link is safe since it's a search I did at Yahoo ...
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Editing Title, Sub title and Text

In the web app we are making theres a Material Design Card where theres a User type that has the permission to edit content he posted, so heres the question. When he clicks to edit this content every ...
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Sharing link to software installer

When sharing a link to a software installer what is the preferred UX pattern, to share a link to a download page or a direct link to the downloadable executable? Using GIMP as an example... GIMP ...
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Single and Multi-Select Up & Down Arrow Locations

I'm currently working on a interface that allows the user to order elements within in a box by using two arrows(up/down). Having designed and implemented controls of this nature in the past(some ...
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Should there be a preview screen after uploading excel?

If user is uploading an excel which is containing 100s of records, and each record may have 35-45 attributes we would like to show them a preview of data which they are uploading before they ...
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How should 'view count' of 'point in a video' be counted?

Scenario: There are multiple points in a video that are annotated. User has the list of annotation. User can open any annotation; the annotation will open in video and the view count for that ...
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Update deleted object or object that pass away

I work on home project that has server-side API and client UI. Regardless of the techincal side, my question is about user reaction of the following situations (and how to handlie it): What if user ...
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Best Practice - User Action in an Empty State

Is there an established best practice, backed up by research, that deals with an empty state with multiple CTA for the same action? For example, this empty state from Dropbox: There are multiple ...
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What is the rationale behind the way modern elevator dispatch systems are implemented?

There have been many elevator upgrade projects with the aim of saving energy and time for the managers and occupants of buildings. I suspect this has to do with the increase in height and volume of ...
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What to display in a modal window when there is no content?

We have a modal window that should always have content when opened via a mouse click on a web page, however, it's possible that since it's delivered dynamically from a database, it may not be ...
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Do users understand “Shake to say no” animations?

It seems to be more prevalent recently that a form or action that is deemed invalid will respond by shaking in horizontal "no" like animation. A simple example seen here: or: This can be seen in ...
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Should the steering wheel of car be on right or left? [closed]

What is the user experience of steering wheels placement based on? I recently visited US and they have steering wheel on the left whereas back in asian countries we usually have it on the right. What ...
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Difference between profit and nonprofit organisation?

I now have my first job for a nonprofit organization. Are there any differences in the development of UX strategies for NGOs and Nonprofits unlike a traditional business? Are there difference in the ...
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Filter placement

I'm working on a page which shows multiple products and it needs some sort of filtering. I've seen a lot of websites place filters for the content either above or left of the content, as shown in the ...
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Is 'Credit and Debit Payment' a user-friendly term/word?

First question here, hopefully it's not too shabby. I'm analysing an app that has account balance system. I'll try to make a scenario, though this is fictional. An app acts as a bridge between ...
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Hiding a form element behind an icon

So Inbox, by Google, hides checkboxes for multi-select behind a message icon: I am personally not a fan of this approach, since I find it a stretch for a user to try and discover if images or icons ...
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Why do manufacturers allow Android's 'takeover'?

This is a question that I was wondering for quite some time. To provide some background, I bought a few physical devices with different screens and operative systems so we could test apps at the ...
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How to show errors when saving multiple things at once?

I have this situation. I have list of data and user can choose one button. After pressing that button dialog is shown to user , with yes and no button. On sucessfull operation element in list ...
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Backgrounds Color For Primary Menu and Secondry Menu [closed]

I am designing the statistics tools which will have it's Dashboard filled with multiple floating tiles showing accurate data as per user's need. Apart from that we have primary and secondary menu, ...
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Verifing web app's forms with “SAVE / EXIT” before moving to next screen in between

Let's say the user is in edit scenario of a form, Now if he/she tries to visit another link by leaving the edits unsaved, is it important to show the error of "You have made an edit, do you want to ...
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When you don't understand your users

I work on internal software in an aeronautical engineering firm. Often internal users will request software enhancements using highly technical aeronautics terms and I have NO IDEA what they're saying!...
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Centered grid menu for two textual buttons

I'm trying to understand what is the pros and cons for the kind of menu (Centered grid menu with two textual buttons).This is my main menu: I have only two options, with a static font size of 17 ...
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Why are chairs badly designed?

Why are chairs designed the way they are, when the sitting position of a chair isn't natural or healthy for humans? A squatting position is a lot more natural, and sitting on a chair for hours can ...
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How to handle time input for different time zones?

My application allows an admin to enter a time window when they would like certain features to be available to a user. I tested it in a dev environment, and everything works great. The problem is ...
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What is the relevant way to show share count of article?

The share count on the left bottom of image is the total share count of story and I placed there because that was near to sharing button so that this will make more sense, but I have a confusion, that ...
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Should password field be cleared if Captcha is wrongly entered?

On registration screen there are 3 fields: Email, Password and Captcha. User has entered valid email and password but has entered wrong Captcha. Here an error message specific to the wrong Captcha ...
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User behaviour when user closes prompt and returns to video which is paused in the background?

Scenario: User is viewing a video. User can add annotation at desired time frame in the video. User can do this by tapping a button displayed on the video player. Tapping the button displayed user a ...
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Booking barber/hairdresser appointments for multiple people

I'm working with a client that wants to allow users to book barber/hairdresser appointments through a web app. Users will be able to book multiple appointments on different dates/times. I'm trying to ...
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How to handle the cover when a photo album opens straight to the lightbox?

Think of a situation when one or more albums are represented by a single image. Clicking a album will not result in a navigation to the album's own URL. They open in the lightbox right away. The ...