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Table State being On Hold?

I'm trying to find a way to convey that a table row has been placed "on hold". Currently, I have an overlay that dims the row and states that it is "on hold" but cannot find any resources that show ...
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What is best to maximize usability: a fixed aside nav or a top fixed nav? [duplicate]

Many websites have fixed menus on the top of the screen so the user doesn't feel lost in long pages that require lots of scrolling. But usually this kind of menu is just a rectangle with text. What if ...
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How can I show that a menu item in iOS has its own Settings?

When you tap on Menu 1, it will take you to a different screen. However, tapping on the cog icon will take you to another screen to manage its Settings. Initially, instead of the cog icon, it said "...
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Does uppercase (all-caps) text in headings and navigation reduce the overall user comprehension of the website?

I'm interested to know how (and why) the user experience is affected by the way the text is displayed on the screen. I'm not thinking about how the experience is affected by the way text and the ...
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Guidlines for UX teams working from a use case document

I am trying to resolve an issue here: The business analyst team here are adamant that the use case document that they write (including some wireframes that they've done) should be used as a template ...
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Is there a difference between Experience Design(XD) and UX design

Going through various sources, I am getting that UX designing is a perspective limited to designing services and products as per audience and Experience design holds more artistic temperament for ...
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what are the differences between Scenario and user stories?

I am confused over scenario and user story! are they same? or they completely different from each other? Thanks & Regards-
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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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As a UX designer how should i best portray my portfolio, to get projects for hard core UX designer and not an all rounder UI/UX guy [closed]

Are Dribbble and Behance the only best options, my field of interest is more of UX(logic, flow, concept, wireframing) and comparatively less as UI(icons, fonts, colors). Are the UI and UX strongly ...
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What should be the UX for ellipsis on a text in list mode?

In a list mode, I have a description column. Each record can contain a lot of text for this description field. Even if it is considered secondary information by the user, I still need to display it. ...
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Edit cell values of a data table

As a teacher I want to enter the students scores and basing on my grading key a grade/mark is automatically computed. As a teacher I want to get an immediate validation error presented when the ...
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Testing prototype/wireframe and KPi

I have an assessment from a local startup to: Find problems on my site ( what UX method you use to find the problems ) Make suggestions for improvement ( what method you use ) Create a prototype ...
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Keyboard key access for Toggle Button?

In material design when I try to access Toggle Button via Keyboard, the spacebar is used as an action button. Why not Left/Right keyboard keys are not used as action buttons. What is the right key for ...
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Notification banner with auto close need “close(x)” button?

The notifications banner that displayed on top of the screen will disappears automatically in time delay. But I have seen many notification banners with auto close and close(x) button. Is the close(...
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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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Better UX for adding people to group method pay

So, below is the image of the most recent design of the group method pay, so far so good but i need a better way to add people, let me explain a little bit: First of all this is for a web app and in ...
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Auto-fill common domain suffixes for email address field

I've seen forms where input element for Email suggests commonly used domains, like the example below. I can see this being useful to prevent misspelling of domain names and for speeding up the sign in/...
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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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Analyze the website [closed]

I have no idea how to analyze a website if PET design principles are followed or not for a particular website. I have started practicing UX though I was a front end developer. Dont have clue if this ...
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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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Can I use 2 different User Journeys for the same Persona to show the flow of 2 different tasks that the user performs?

Can I use 2 different User Journeys for the same Persona to show the flow of 2 different tasks that the user performs? My user has to perform 2 main tasks in the platform, and the tasks are a bit ...
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Mixing vertical image slider for main items and horizontal slider for per item sub items

I am having a bit of a hard time to find a good solution for the following situation: As a user I'd like to add a section to my page. First you will need to choose which type of section you want (in ...
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How to do multiperson UX tasks in Kanban?

Our UX team is shifting to Kanban so we can manage our workload and projects better. My question is, how do we represent tasks that require a collaborative effort on the board? Do we break it out into ...
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Should I tell what the function is or not?

Sometimes, when I design the layout of an app, I always think about that should I put a short description to tell user what this function is or how to use it. But, at the same time, I also think about ...
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Looking for better alternatives to 'sort by ascending/descending'

I'm currently updating the sorting options for a list of items. At the moment each option can be selected as descending or ascending which really doesn't mean anything in most cases (or is very ...
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Rule to display a date difference in natural language

I am trying to find the best way to naturally display, in a list mode, the date difference between a "supposed start date" vs today date in natural language. The output would be displayed only if the ...
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Are there any laws (in the UK) which require accessibility guidelines to be followed on a website?

Hypothetically speaking, could a company be sued for not meeting accessibility guidelines? I often see sites online which clearly do not - how would this stand up in court? Are guidelines (like the ...
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Term “Requirement Gathering” in UX - A misnomer?

Having spend some good time in the Interaction design domain, I have started to think that the term "Requirement Gathering" is somewhat a misnomer and conveys a incorrect image of the process. Is ...
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How Do You Know When It's Ready for Developer Hand-Off?

In trying to understand the UX Process, I was wondering how do you know when your design (which has been prototyped and tested) is finally ready to go to the coders for development? Also, after the ...
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What is a wireframe deck?

I was recently asked to provide this by a potential employer and wasn't sure what it meant. Google has also shown little help. I am assuming it means a collection of wireframes. However, are these ...
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Is the “Save as…” option at all required in browsers? [closed]

On right-clicking on a web page in Chrome you get an option "Save as..." which basically saves the entire web page locally in your system. I'm wondering what is the importance or priority of that ...
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What is the difference between a Product Designer and a UX Designer? [closed]

I was wandering if you could help me understand the difference between these two roles? I'm interested more to understand the type of skills each person has and the types of problems he gets the ...
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How to make long forms engaging?

In a form I have over 30 fields on a single section of an application these 30+ fields can't be broken up into two parts along with the other sections. Long forms like this are really exhausting to ...
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Sort Icon placement

I am introducing a sort feature for a few elements such as: Name Import Code Site Priority I did some Googling and the general concensus is that an icon should always be placed to the left of a ...
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Should large corporations have dedicated UX teams? [closed]

I'm just curious if my opinion is outside the norm. I work at a large corporation with a 200+ person IT department -- which includes 2 UX Architects, 3-4 frontend web developers, and a couple graphic ...
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A UI/UX developer with color-blindness. Good or Bad idea or maybe a challenge?

I'm working as a front-end developer. I used to work on JavaScript technologies. But when it comes to UX and about choosing colors and stuff which I'm not able to understand well due to color ...
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How to build UI/UX for aircraft? [closed]

Currently, I am the student of CS in aviation. My project is about research in UI for board system (Boeing). Now I have the necessary technical documentation and examples of current interfaces (to ...
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Is there any way to ask for a like when user shares an article on facebook?

Say a user shares an article in facebook, is there any way we can include our page name and ask for a like in the same post?
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What is the impediment to a data-driven design process?

Many government organisations and agencies are adopting the GOV.UK - GDS design principles, and it has certainly resulted in the trend of government websites becoming less cluttered and content-...
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Drop down menu or range slider for salary range filter?

We are filtering some job posts by their salary range, the range has definite steps (for instance $60K-$80K, $80K+, Up to $60K). For filtering results which approach is better? Creating a salary ...
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Example of exercises to develop UX Skills [closed]

I want to develop a library or list to help people develop their UX skills. Does anybody know how I would go about achieving this?
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Usability in names of services

Currently I am pursuing a masters degree in CS and I am following a course called 'HCI' (human machine interaction). The professor asked us a question, but no one can define a clear answer for it. ...
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Technology stack for UX Development [closed]

I have CS degree, and have been doing programming for a while. I'm interested in gravitating towards full-stack development, meaning being capable of programming + doing UX Development/ Design work. ...
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How to make pixel perfect wires frames for responsive site?

I apologize if this question seems rudimentary... I've been doing UX work for just a bit of time and I have typically provided wires that gives the designer guidelines, but offers them creative leeway....
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What is user's quote?

Im new to the field of User Experience and currently studying on how to conduct user research and gather helpful data from various users to figure out or have an idea who's Im designing for. But along ...
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What are the best, practical, resources for evidence based research? [closed]

I've done a little research on this and have found that places like the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) have some best practices, but ...
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How to talk about UX with using that label?

I’m in the process of developing educational material for use internally in my organization and I’d like to somehow counteract the overuse of this term. For most it’s a synonym for usability ...
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Is Holistic vs Subjective the same as Reductionist vs Objective?

User experience approaches In UX books i read about two approaches in ux: Reductionist and Holistic. But some books also use Subjective and Objective. Book: Modeling Users' Experiences with ...
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How do we go about designing for Touch based desktops & normal desktops? [closed]

Imagine you are getting a new project in manufacturing domain. Requirement is an Enterprise application which needs to be designed for user groups who will use it in office/factory floor. User uses ...
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What are the barriers to developing a UX culture?

In a recent question about measuring the embeddedness of UX practices in a company, I suggested the Feijo Maturity Model. How to assess how embedded UX is in an organization or team? If we assume ...