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Is there any research on the usability of the pull-to-refresh gesture?

While the original thought behind pull-to-refresh was to take advantage of the scroll motion, which a user would use to see if any new messages appeared at the top or bottom of the list, to refresh a ...
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Tab-based design for a productpage?

Let me sketch what I'm talking about. I work for a company that sells courses (commercial education-branch). The website contains a productpage per course, and there is a lot of content per course to ...
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Should I indicate qualifying categories on the product top-level landing page?

I'm working with a store landing page that displays the main five product categories. All five category images are displayed inline, and are same height and width. Each has an appropriate label and ...
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Hamburger Menus [duplicate]

I was developing a personal website i wanna know this or simply Hamburger is better
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Data-Visualisation and the Users Expectations

I am currently working on an app to do with pensions. I have a graphical representation showing how much the user will have at their chosen retirement age; these are based on defined contributions and ...
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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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What are 'affordances' in design? [duplicate]

And can you give examples of how to use the term 'affordance' when talking about design?
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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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How to highlight available services from unavailable ones?

I merely retrieve a list of company services from database that I just have to display on a web screen. Basically, result is composed of available services for the user and unavailable ones. What ...
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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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How to allow users to use an app's major functionality (without overwhelming them with forms)?

We are building an app for consultancy (online conference). However, before the customer can engage / connect with the consultant, to best serve the customer, there are several questions that the ...
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Why do app icons on force touch popups not appear consistently in the same left or right spot

On the iOS home screen, if I force touch on the second icon the popup icon stays on the left side of label. If I force touch on the fourth icon the popup icon stays on the right side of label. Why ...
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Communicating to user that content is associated with a specific record?

Lets say a main page provides navigation to two sections: Doing X and Doing Y. Doing X is associated with a single record, however, Doing Y is associated with zero to many records. Upon clicking Do ...
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Integrity of “expand all” when user can expand/collapse children independently

Consider an application that displays a table (of arbitrary length) where the table is comprised of a header that includes an "expand-all/collapse-all" button, and each row in the table includes a ...
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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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In a form, should full sentences or just “labels” be used to specify what information should go in each section?

It would seem to be common for labels to be used beside input fields instead of asking an explicit question, to convey what information the user should fill out a form with. Since this is common ...
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On a tablet, is it okay for both modal-style windows and full-screen programs to close with different methods?

Imagine you are faced with a tablet-sized screen that is almost-but-not-quite a tablet. It has a physical keyboard, and there is no on-screen keyboard. It has a touch screen, but also has a port ...
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How to manage a priced app; in terms of timing and managing after license expiry?

I am developing a desktop app; and it is the first time I intend to publish it to the public for selling. I have two options for pricing, and two options for managing after license expiry. The two ...
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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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effect of using a Shortened URL upon website branding

We have a website with 2 URLs the name of website is like betteroffers but because it is very long we bought 2 urls like betteroffers.com and betterO.com, which redirects to the first. (The addresses ...
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How should I handle toggling of chart series based on groups of checkboxes?

I'm modifying an interface for an interactive line chart that can contain anywhere from one to twelve series of data. Users will be able to choose which series they can view by clicking on a set of ...
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Should a light box have scroll in the background?

In my mind, scroll bars in the background distract the user on the overall objective and on the main purpose of the light box. In the same light, most users hate popups and almost feel tempted to ...
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Choose between single or double buttons for two actions

I'm trying to find what is the best approach for the following scenario. I'm building Music Player App(iOS). For each played song we have two options : Add the song to My Music Library Add the song ...
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How should text blocks be labelled?

Given the three below text blocks, how should I label the first one "Continent", the second "Country", and the third "City"? The three text blocks are meant to be read as one continuous narrative in ...
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Is there any methods other than user interviews/survey so that we can separate not useful content to mobile users.

I want mobile browsing faster. Now i am in confusion which content is not useful in mobile. Looks like all content are needed. Help me! My site is about a software product for time management
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Preloader before jumping to your main Dashboard/stream

I noticed some sites, after signing up, provide a screen that tells you they're customizing content for you. What is the main purpose of this? Does this make this feel more personal instead of ...
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Features of a Good Point of sale device app UI [closed]

What should be the guiding factors I should consider when designing a POS app for phones and tablets..Transactions have to be fast and seamless.
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limit of sms- notifications that can be send to the user for better user experience

I have a content related health care application. I have to send SMS notifications, for improving user-engagement. What will be the best number of daily or weekly SMS notifications that is good to ...
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When editing a user's info should the save button save only or save and return to address book?

I am creating a design for an address book in a software application. To create a new user it directs you to a new page to fill out the user's information. Should the save at the bottom of the page ...
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Online consultation: Should notes be ready right after the consultation?

We are building an online consultation app where in there's a consultant and a customer who can do a video conference over the phone / desktop computer. On the consultant's side, we are planning to ...
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Capturing UX using Factorial vignette studies

I am wondering if anyone has attempted to use Factorial vignette studies e.g., constant variable value vignettes or contrastive vignette techniques to explore UX for futuristic systems. I am looking ...
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How to present 3 types of Economic systems?

I would like to build a 'homework-helping' community site, where students provide simple services for each other and earn a non-monetary form of credit (which I've called 'blue coins'). The purpose of ...
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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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'Top Searches' or 'Top Queries' naming in an application for marketing people

I was wondering what everyones thoughts were on the naming for a search engine analytics application where it's technically correct to use the term 'querying' rather than the term 'searching'? ...
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What is the best way to show an item has been added to a list in iOS?

I have a list item in an iOS app that is ordered alphabetically. When adding a new item to this list, there is no way to easily tell that this item has been appended - especially if your list is ...
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Are redirects bad UX?

I have a client that wants to redirect all direct traffic from their campaign site's homepage to a new interactive feature we've built for the campaign. For social, I think this is less of a concern (...
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Shortest possible way to explain UX design [closed]

Wanted to ask if you think that I explain UX design well enough in one sentence? Looking to hear personal experiences. "UX design is the path of least resistance for one to achieve a desired goal / ...
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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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Mapping “Reports” under Master Web Application having multiple products

There is web based application which has bad experience issues with reports and mapping. Currently application is mixture of 4 different products and they provide service to customer as per needs. ...
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2 selected objects - what context menu to display?

I have a similar question to this one. I have 2 different types of objects. When you click on Object A you get a list of contextual menu items available. When you click on Object B you get another ...
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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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“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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Should I follow Mac or Windows UI guidelines? [duplicate]

In my product am using a modeless dialog box with “OK” and “Minimize” button. Where I can place these buttons on the Top Left or Top Right? If I place on the Top Left it shows am focused only on the ...
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Infinite scrolling within a tabbed listview on Android

Is it a good experience to give an infinite scrolling view across tabs in Android if there are tabbed list views in the app? Basically if a user scrolls through a list in a tabbed view, the tab auto ...
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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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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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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 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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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 ...