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Ubiquity of Side-swipe gestures

In windows, it's a fairly common experience to stumble on an app with a horizontal scrollbar and be forced to click and drag the scrollbar (terrible UX), where as in most Mac devices you can simply ...
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1answer
58 views

Shaded line graphs: Good or bad?

I've been staring at this design for way too long and I need an outside view. These are not stacked line graphs (a no-no in data vis) but two graphs occupying the same space. Does the shaded area ...
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1answer
56 views

Swipe-for-options UI component

What is the name of the UI component in mobile, which when scrolled or swiped to the side reveals options like delete, edit, move etc. ?
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61 views

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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Universal or standard pattern of keyboard layout design

One of the arguments for having different keyboard layout designs is that they are tailored for different devices and their usage. So for example, a physical keyboard layout is often similar on a ...
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33 views

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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25 views

Where should a user return after successfully completing phone call?

Consider this: You enter the Phone app on your Android device. You find the contact you want to call using search. You successfully call that contact from the search results. After a 15min call, you ...
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37 views

Test to evaluate a UX designer in product company

We are in the process of hiring a UX designer for our company, for which the primary skill set is: Ability to understand the product and its features Provide input on requirements Ask questions Come ...
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1answer
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Can i use a dropdown selection on a Material Design card

So i made a Material Design Card, but as usual after feedback a problem hit my mind. Can i use a dropdown selection on a Material Design card, let me explain a little more, in this app witch i cant ...
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15 views

UX to VD Workflow

Just got hired to create an in-house UX/UI VD team. My first task is to create a process outline of how our team will produce all our work, which will consist mainly of redesigning various corp ...
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1answer
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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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2answers
44 views

search-suggestion / Best way to show up the look-up option

I am designing a truck details edit form screen. Which consist of truck’s general information tab and a document tab to upload the document related to that truck. In the truck’s general information ...
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2answers
131 views

Download template preview

I have a predefined template with some columns of data, basically should be grid. For example, There are columns like X,Y,Z and and user downloads the template. how do i show the preview of ...
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1answer
30 views

Mobile friendly master detail data entering

I am building a page that has to be mobile friendly. This page will have a lot of master detail data and I was wondering what the best practice is. I found a lot of articles on the web but they give, ...
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2answers
631 views

What's the point of closing windows by double-clicking their top-left?

In Windows, you can double-click the top-left of a window to close it. But why? It's not intuitive. At all. What sort of advantage is there by using this kind of behaviour for closing windows? I ...
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3answers
64 views

What's the rationale behind e-mail clients containing calendaring functionalities?

Many e-mail client programs contain calendar features. Since I rarely ever use any calendaring features I fail to see how e-mail and calendar are related. To me it feels like calendaring is a ...
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3answers
68 views

Displaying a couple of independent tables with different loading times

I have a webapp dashboard with a couple of tables (around 6 tables with a fixed order that usually does not fit on page without scrolling down the page). Tables are filled out with data provided from ...
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0answers
35 views

I'm looking for articles, best practices, and research on user profile UX [on hold]

I'm designing a user profile for an E-commerce mobile app and looking for best practices on user profiles. Header to content ratio, the importance of the header if any, and things like that. Any ...
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1answer
31 views

Input Value Dependencies

I currently have a slider as shown in the image below. If the user adjusts the Drawdown value the Annuity value is affected also and vice versa. This sounds simple, however, if a user wants to ...
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1answer
42 views

Category filter using checkbox, tag or most popular?

I'm in the process of creating a filter system for the category of restaurants. This category list can consist of dozens of items, while each restaurant can have only 3 categories. So if users selects ...
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3answers
3k views

Why is the share icon always different?

Every site uses a different share icon here are some examples: Which icon is best for UX and most obvious to the user that it is a share icon?
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2answers
3k views

Why is bright pink background a bad UX/UI?

A lot of people commenting on What color for error messages for a form with a red background? say that bright pink background is a bad UX/UI. Is it true? Is using bright red/pink as a background ...
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2answers
581 views

Color Palette for All types of Color Blindness

I am trying to design an infographic that is colorful and informative. At the same time, people who are colorblind should be able to view it. Color-blindness website allows you to view images with ...
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2answers
54 views

Accordion with radio buttons

one of my clients uses the following accordion on his mobile website: A tap anywhere opens the section and selects the radio button. The chevrons open and close the selection, but only select the ...
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2answers
200 views

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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1answer
37 views

Best way to display large stats lists in games

I'm trying to find the best way to display a large stats list in a game. My goal is to optimize their visualization. Players should be able to find quickly the stat they arer looking for and its ...
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2answers
37 views

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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1answer
38 views

Scale to select time period - linear or exponential?

in my app, I need to allow customers to select a period of time between 15 minutes to up to 24 hours. Now, I'm a bit confused of which is the best way to create a scale, linear or exponential. The ...
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4answers
1k views

Multiple values in one cell in table

I have a table where there might be two values in one cell, what is the best practice to display this? With a comma or line break or something else? Unfortunately the values are quite long, and I ...
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1answer
31 views

How to display a single column and multiple rows in UI?

I have to create the UI for a new dashboard. Most of the sections follow "single column, multiple records" policy. E.g. one section lists all the dates where attendance data is missing. So, it has ...
2
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2answers
57 views

when to choose one between dropdown and typeahead

I am about to design a webpage wherein I got confused between few components which suits. Here, I would like to understand what is the best scenario for choosing between typeahead and dropdown menu ...
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0answers
41 views

Horizontal Alignment in Photoshop - Which is correct? [on hold]

I usually align two text within a box using "Horizontal align center" button at the top menu in Photoshop. Is it the right way to align a text horizontally, or should i measure pixel by pixel using a ...
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1answer
81 views

A 'UX Manifesto' based on the Agile Manifesto

Based on a previous question I asked, and also just reading a few articles lamenting the way Agile software development should be killed off and the teaching and learning of UX design appears to be ...
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3answers
87 views

What are some alternative ways to record data instead of a long form? [on hold]

How to deal with long forms (Not conventional ways like form wizard etc) and what could be some alternative ways to gather information instead of a form layout? I really liked how TypeForm looks at ...
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4answers
134 views

How to encourage ethical usage and discourage unethical usage?

I am currently creating a computer malfunction tool at a university IT center. Ideally, the tool is supposed to work as something similar to an amber alert, where the reporting of some event could be ...
5
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2answers
209 views
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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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1answer
45 views

Most popular posts and categories [on hold]

Usually when people go to a website (magazine) they are attracted to most popular posts. What would happen if the most popular posts are in separate page and in that page are 3. most popular posts in ...
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2answers
199 views

Recommended IA and Navigation Architecture for a single long page scroll?

Website with several pages functioning as a long page scroll determining the optimal navigation architecture. Are there any general usability suggestions for content rich websites with pages designed ...
7
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6answers
284 views

What is the best way to collect a yes/no answer to a required question?

We've got a form that asks users if they are U.S. citizens. We want to make sure they answer that question. One idea is to make it a checkbox, like this: Are you a U.S. citizen? [ ] Yes, I am a ...
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5answers
474 views

Best time of day to deliver daily notifications?

A while ago I wrote an app for myself that automatically checks if I've been near my gym every day. If I miss a day, I get a mean message the next day like "Missed the gym yesterday, you fat fuck". ...
3
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1answer
29 views

How do you define on which step app has to ask user to sign up?

How to define certain step in the app where user will be asked to sign up? If there are requirements, that the daily task manager app design should contain sign up & login. But what if we don't ...
4
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2answers
135 views

Repeat the same word over and over in menu

I have a menu with a list of a lot of management and configuration GUIs. They are listed below a headline of the category. Like so: Managemanet Xxxxxx Management Xxxx Management Xxxxxxxx ...
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0answers
65 views

Do you think people would use a site like http://bakon.ca? [on hold]

I just created a brand new website at bakcon.ca The idea is that anyone can add store(s) for a city. And for each store, anyone can add products and describe where the products are located. ...
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0answers
47 views

Feedback Messages best practice

Currently i am working on Feedback messages for an ecommerce website in different state and i am looking for best practice regarding the Feedback message/notification color ? should be with icon or ...
5
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2answers
67 views

UX for linking elements together

I'm looking for an intuitive way to let a user group elements together, a bit like Photoshop's 'Link Layers' - but preferably without popup menu. Right now I'm thinking about the following: The ...
9
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3answers
268 views

What are good synonyms for “not yet connected”?

I'm working on a browser-based tool that allows users to interact with other users they are matched with. Relationships between users progress in a linear fashion along a series of states, initiated ...
3
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2answers
60 views

Data visualization for queued items

What data visualization would you say is suitable for my purpose? I'm looking for a chart or something similar to present queued items with different states, some is queued, some is processing and ...
31
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14answers
17k views

What is the difference between Wireframing and prototyping

What is the difference between Wireframing and prototyping? Prototype should be interactive and Wire-frame Static? Am i right?
3
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2answers
43 views

best way to denote the infobox of a map marker as clickable

I have a set of markers on a map. when the user click on the marker, an infobox will open up. when the user clicks this infobox, my app will open the streetview for that marker. However, it is not ...
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1answer
116 views

Navigating back to the previous page from current selection.

Need help in understanding the interaction. Me and my friend are stuck in one interaction where right side gets updated, when we select an item in the left. Right side has default little amount of ...

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