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Going to Next Tab in a series of Tabs: refresh view at top of page, or at top of tabs?

Here's the situation: At the bottom of all pages, there is a NEXT button that links to the next Page. There is a series of tabs, of which the tabbed content can be exceptionally long. So, on ...
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Should a user registration link always be present in a site header?

I've seen sites where in the main header there is only a link to exclusively login. Then on that page there is usually a link at the bottom to register if the user doesn't already have an account. ...
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1answer
19 views

What's the pros and cons of the arroba @ use to references profile on url

Many services as twitter references profiles as hostname/username. Medium (by twitter) references yours users as medium.com/@username. For me, medium's way is so good because not causes confusion. ...
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26 views

How to show disabled textfields on a form?

I have an HTML form with some textfields and datetime fields. Some elements should be shown readonly for a user group. Unfortunately, site's base color is gray so I could not use that color for the ...
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58 views

UX: Whats the difference between Save and Apply Buttons?

According to UX principles can we use both on same dialog box. Apply button looks to not have a common meaning in users (Looks to be). Ex: I have a global setting and local settings for items in a ...
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57 views

How to accommodate more items in the same UI

I'm looking into a change request from a client which requires the following. Have a look at the visual below. The clients would like to be able to show more then 5 of the blue boxes (these show ...
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Best way to ask the user how much something costed approximately?

TL; DR; version: Users are given the possibility to write stories about certain activities they took part in. The price of these activities can vary, so it would be a good idea to give them the option ...
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12 views

Best way for handling a user/customer database for feedback

For product of a certain size there are many people involved with research and feedback for each part/module of it. In addition, marketing and business people run their research as well. Are there ...
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Sortable & Filterable Table - Best place to return to once filter cleared?

I have table of records, of which three columns are sortable by ascending/descending state. This table is also filterable. The name column is clickable, which then loads the webapp's version of an ...
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3answers
39 views

Using a survey to identify problems, for usability testing

I'm new to UX research, and I am on a small UX project just for the sake of practice. Before conducting a usability test, I understand that I need to know the user's pain points in certain products ...
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32 views

Is the small alphabetical index on mobile phone lists usable

I'm working on several mobile filters with long lists and wondering if this pattern that's been used in most mobile phone contact lists is actually usable? It seems too small to get an accurate press ...
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45 views

Google Design Cards - Rich Media Giffs Acceptable?

Going by the specs for Google Design Cards, does anyone know if animated gifs are acceptable for the rich media?
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28 views

Psychology graduate going into UX/HCI field. career advice needed [on hold]

I writing this in hope to get some career advice from UX/HCI professionals. I want to thank you in advance for hearing me out first. I just finished my undergraduate less than 2 weeks ago with major ...
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25 views

Collaboration for creative digital teams

Here's the problem: We have interactive designers who output interactive wireframes (depicting interactions / states). We have copy writers who output copy based on wireframes. We have visual ...
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1answer
33 views

Is pre-loading images a good idea in my case?

I'm new to iOS app development and I'm facing this problem: In my app, 6 pictures are shown and then based on the user's action (right or left), 3 of them will be replaced with 3 new pictures. The ...
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2answers
54 views

How can I increase user adoption on a single-page app?

I have been working on this: http://spe.lt Now, I have had a few thousand people visit this. It seems like a lot of people find it useful, but not that many end up using it. I want to increase user ...
4
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1answer
79 views

Reasoning for highlighting a sentence in the middle of an article

I noticed a trend in many news websites where a sentence from the article is duplicated and highlighted somewhere else on the page, for example: Personally, while I think it is visually pleasing as ...
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1answer
15 views

Autocomplete only specific words within a Freetext Box capturing a paragraph of text

I have a use-case where the user (a nurse) has to enter case-notes which is a paragraph of free-format text in a box. But to speed things up, auto-complete is proposed to be offered for certain ...
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29 views

What is best practice for a forgotten login email address?

It seems as though all the major sites that use an email as a login only allow for forgotten passwords. Looking to find how users can recover an account when they have forgotten their login email. At ...
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23 views

Showing next stories to user : Best Practices

My site is a content heavy blogging platform/community. I was trying to understand the following two points: 1. How does showing a "Next Story" button to user vs. showing a listing of 3-5 Related ...
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38 views

What is it about Instagram's layout that makes it so popular?

When I ask clients, colleagues, and friends why they much prefer using Instagram to some of their brand in-house photo sharing apps(in fashion), they respond that it's mostly the cleanliness and their ...
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1answer
33 views

Is the purpose of a “UI” font like Roboto & Helvetica to be as invisible as possible?

In selecting UI fonts, it seems that fonts with the most readability, and the least "character" are always picked. Such a font allows the main content relating to the goals of the interface, be it ...
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What difference does a positive / negative (do this, don't do this) slogan perspective make on the user's impression?

On my app, the brief loading frame shows the logo, and below it a slogan. Lets say the slogan is a form of command such as "Never create alone". Compare this with "Always create together". Consider ...
4
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1answer
95 views

Are there any Linux distro communities which focus on developing the user experience?

(Background: I have recently been working on open source projects with a friend, mostly assisting with UX. My expertise area is in human factors psychology, so I tend to focus specifically on ...
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40 views

User experience issue and technical limitation in drag and drop functionality

In order to provide more information I am explaining you with more pictures with actual functional scenario. I am creating internal ticketing support system where super admin can able to see list of ...
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1answer
32 views

Which to use? GIF or Image [on hold]

Here's the link to a web page I made - https://www.cse.iitb.ac.in/~saicharan/graphics/assign1/report.html It describes a code I wrote. The code loads one of the 3 shapes and user can rotate/translate ...
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4answers
167 views

Why are visitor counters for websites not used any more?

I remember in the early days of the Internet one of the most prominent things on a website was the visitor counter. These days with so much analytics and obsession about how many people visit or ...
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3answers
31 views

Quick, Quantifiable UX Screener Questions

We are sending a non-technical HR rep to a career fair for university students. We are planning on hiring a few Quality Assurance (QA) interns. We like our QA interns to have some programming skills ...
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How important to indicate what's the address was selected before?

Here is an use case. Customer is on checkout page and decides to change his/her default address. He/She clicks to "Edit" and see a popup with list of saved addresses Question: How is important to ...
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78 views

Usability problem on Mac due to absence of keyboard symbols

I have a friend who recently migrated from Windows to OS X. He's heavy keyboard user but is having a tough time on Mac. That's primarily because many important keys have no keyboard symbols on them. ...
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2answers
62 views

Redundant to have “add” and “save” button when adding choices from a list?

On StackExchange, when you want to add a community to your account, you go into the upper left corner, click on the pull down, and click "edit" next to the "Your Communities" text. Then you start ...
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History, first use, of Wizards?

I was just now criticizing Wizards in a comment. In fact, what was the first Wizard, and when? Indeed, can one fairly and definitively state: "Microsoft invented Wizards" ...?
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1answer
28 views

Delay in loading dropdown menu

I am currently using Amazon and I noticed that when you mouse over a dropdown menu (e.g. "Shop by department" or "Your Account"), there is a slight delay before it brings up the menu. Most other ...
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2answers
103 views

Is there a reason for drawing Material Design flat buttons like plain text?

In the MD specifications are listed two types of buttons: flat buttons raised buttons the flat buttons are usually with black text, making them look like simple not clickable text (for someone). ...
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67 views

Dealing with hundreds of checkboxes for user selection

I have a ticketing system that deals with outages: think cable company/broadband type stuff. For example, the internet service may go down at Property XYZ. Maybe phone and video as well. We have a ...
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21 views

System Usability Scale and internal reliability

What pairs of questions test respondent's consistency? For example, questions 2. and 3. seem to be asking the same thing, but in a way that if respondent is consistent he/she can't be agreeing with ...
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34 views

Whats the best color scheme / theming layout? [on hold]

I am making this panel by branding a comapny color base on preference, but want to ask what's the best layout.
3
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2answers
66 views

multiple ways to do the same thing

Using multiple icons to mean the same thing. Its a pretty common UX technique to allow for users with different types of mental model to be able to navigate; some people like top menus, others icons ...
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34 views

Right Click options in Web Applications? [on hold]

Is it good to have Right Click options in Web Applications?
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Load More on the tabular Data?

Do any body suggest to have "Load More" option on the tabular page where in you have 100 + records to display? How easy is to see all 100+ records in one page?
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is navigation bar mandatory for ios appicatoins [on hold]

I have developed an application for which i have neglected the navigation bar for going to previous selection instead i have used tab bar for the same purpose where i have kept the back button. will ...
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0answers
28 views

How to give multi-location feedback to the user on a dashboard (data-heavy screen)?

So, i have a dashboard screen which can display a lot of data, in charts, tables, or single numbers. An input field is located at the bottom of the screen, and what the user inputs there can change ...
2
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2answers
35 views

Should Wizard be used for edit and modify? Why or why not?

Wizards can be great for creation of complex objects or completing complex workflows. Breaking things down into simpler guided steps is useful. But my question is this: Should or could the same ...
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What's the effect of color on responses to a Likert scale? [migrated]

We're implementing comment cards on our site that contain a simple Likert-type scale that uses colored buttons (red, orange, yellow, light green, green), to denote the range of negative to positive ...
2
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1answer
145 views

Improvement tracker or: How I Learned to Stop Being a Jerk to the User

I'm planning a program (not sure if it will run on smartphones or just PC ) to keep track of user defined task and it's progress. I want it to be less bossy, but still give the proper incentive to ...
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1answer
33 views

What are the core tools and processes an organization should have in place to test web application accessibility

I'm a developer for an organization that is starting to plan out how to overhaul a number of our web applications with a focus on making them both 508 compliant, and truly accessible for users with a ...
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3answers
56 views

What are the most common modifier keys for dragging objects with a mouse?

What would you consider to be the most agreed upon modifiers and conventions, when dragging/dropping objects? For example, holding Ctrl while dragging could add a "+" to the cursor and cause a copy ...
0
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1answer
94 views

Why the hardware button of mobile devices is not placed at the front?

The button at the bottom front of iPod/iPhone/iPad/Samsung is great UX. Why other mobile manufacturers don't offer such a button at the front as well? Most smartphones have a hardware button on the ...
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37 views

Web app UI to fit in to a mobile screen

There is a web app that has a UI like this. Let's call this the estimate builder. The user can add as many estimate items as he wants by clicking the blue button at top right with a plus sign. Also ...
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2answers
107 views

Is iOS's spell checker good UX?

When I was user testing, my test subjects would often have typos (which is fine), then iOS's usual "spell check" pops up with the right word intended, and I found people clicking it to implement ...

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