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HTML vs. PDF — What are the Pros and Cons of PDF?

From 2003: http://www.nngroup.com/articles/pdf-unfit-for-human-consumption/ PDF is good for printing, but that's it. Don't use it for online presentation. Since then more and more devices can ...
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1answer
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Why do people hate keyboard vibration on mobile phones?

A lot of people prefer physical keyboards than virtual ones on cell phones. In order to mimic physical keyboards experience, most cell phones have the vibration feature(i.e., the phone vibrates when ...
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3answers
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How do “We call you back!” buttons on websites make sense?

Web sites of companies offering products or services show a link or button asking you to request them to call you back. It's usually presented in a very prominent way, for example a red button labeled ...
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1answer
16 views

Force naming item using modal

So we have webapp where teachers can create student lesson plans, that they can share with a community of academics. After user clicks "create" - we autosave that plan (defaults for all fields) into ...
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Wording for macro that returns list of users who have a property that contains a string

How the macro looks like: Save all... ...users whose (property) contains (value). How it behaves: When you click on value, you get a dialog with a textfield to enter the value and a short help text. ...
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Making an intro guide and hints/tips for an iOS app?

Are there any best practices when it comes to constructing an Introductory Guide & In-app Tips/Hints? As the developer of the app, everything looks simple and self explanatory. I realize it's ...
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When should I use a condensed font? [on hold]

Assuming I always have enough space to write what I need to write, and I never get into a position like What is the best font for extremely limited space, i.e. will fit the most READABLE text in the ...
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1answer
37 views

Long dropdown list + Searchable

Not sure where everyone gets their pattern examples from, but I have an instance of a web-based application needing long lists which are equally important to each other. Some users have over 100+ ...
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2answers
371 views

How to style table headers?

Default styling in popular CSS framework such as Bootstrap styles headers with title case and bold text. Question Is there any proof to sustains this choices as it makes the headers more salient ...
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2answers
45 views

Incorporating fun into systems design [on hold]

Is it possible to use the concept of 'fun' to make a system more effective? How can fun actually improve the functioning of a system? I am looking for clear, solid reasoning around how this might ...
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2answers
36 views

Displaying notifications in a dashboard

This is a bit of an opinion question, so I'll understand if it will be closed. We're designing a web-based dashboard with several tabs, one of which is the dashboard's snapshot page / welcome page. ...
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Should I redirect the user if there's only one search result, or still show the results list?

If a search results in only one item on the search results page, should I save the user’s time by immediately redirecting him/her to the searched item, or let the user see the list before moving on? ...
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5answers
157 views

How can I make a login form seem more trustworthy?

We have a web app where the user has to log in at the beginning. The login shows our company logo, the name of the product incl. logo of the product and the login form: I showed this app to a test ...
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0answers
23 views

What are the best remote guerrilla research/test methods to get feedback from app users in Europe? [on hold]

I’m a UX Team of one based in Asia but the primary market for our apps is Europe. We have slow uptakes for our apps in certain markets and really need user feedback as to why, but unfortunately we ...
2
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1answer
43 views

From UX point of view, what is the rationale behind using location of device to select web-site language instead of device's language settings?

My question is exactly what is says in the title. I've noticed this behavior being common in web-sites and mobile phone applications getting content from the Internet and I do not understand why it ...
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2answers
126 views

Why notify the user when a device is plugged into the audio jack?

Some Lenovo systems, like the Lenovo Y510P, send a system tray notification when a device is plugged/unplugged from the audio or microphone jack. To me, however, this notification seems redundant; ...
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3answers
39 views

How often to review analytics for a client?

I'm trying to write up a UX project plan for a client and I have included a web analytic review in there. My thought is that it would be sufficient to review their web analytics once a month to make ...
0
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0answers
9 views

Multi Document Interface and Browser for LOB

The LOB (Line Of Business) applications are developed in Windows Forms or WPF (Windows Presentation Framework). Examples for LOB applications are stock trading applications or account management. A ...
0
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1answer
29 views

What is the UX definition of a View?

The term "view" is used a lot in UX. In programming it often refers specifically to a user interface element associated with a model (e.g. in MVC or MV* frameworks). But I've heard it used in other ...
0
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1answer
27 views

Usability in Mobile Learning

I am making a research about interfaces and usability of mobile apps for learning idioms (duolingo, babel, vox, etc). The research has a objective to gather aspects, such as: efficiency, learnability ...
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0answers
14 views

Is personas based on real users? [duplicate]

Today I met more than 10 users for a software which is going to be developed. Now I am trying to make personas but i am stuck. Should I pick one of them or just make a fake that covers all of their ...
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Why is == the standard equality operator? [on hold]

In all the programming languages I have ever used, the comparator for testing a mathematical equivalence is ==. For example, in python: if 7 == 8 - 1: Why are all, as far as I am aware, programming ...
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0answers
12 views

Text protruding out of content div—fixes after refresh [on hold]

I'm working on the website http://evolutionjellyfish.com and as the content loads, the text protrudes out of the content div, looking like this: http://imgur.com/pb5pRtj, you may need to scroll down ...
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6answers
141 views

Differences of UX opinion for primary nav - which is best for my website?

I'm part of a team designing a new website - I'm by no means the UX expert on the team but there are two clashes of 'philosophy' around how the user will access the content. It is primarily a resource ...
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0answers
9 views

recommended WIN prototype software [on hold]

I'm looking for a strong prototype software. There are a lot! I know that. Therefore I would like to know the best one for my specific needs: 1. Prototyping a windows application software 2. Polished ...
5
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1answer
75 views

Using warnings to reduce printer waste

I've seen where businesses try to limit printing usage by limiting users from printing more than 100 or so pages per month with an application like this: download bmml source – Wireframes ...
6
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5answers
102 views

How to convey that an indicator is clickable

We made an app that analyzes your driving behavior and generates a score for it: One one of the screens you can see score circles in blue/orange/green/red (click to enlarge): When you click on one ...
2
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4answers
182 views

Material Design for Web apps?

I'm working on an admin portal (angular, jquery, bootstrap..) and I'm pretty comfortable with bootstrap and I think that the bootstrap designs are pretty cool. Now, my colleague insists on changing it ...
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1answer
27 views

A one pager, simple and clean website [on hold]

Please have a look at: http://test.esnail.x10host.com/ In terms of UX I have the following questions: Does the flow of the website make sense Is the color palette selection solid, where there is a ...
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2answers
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Can I use a control NOT specified by Material Design?

Material Design has a comprehensive set of components, but no design framework can reasonably hope to cover all widgets. Many of the UX StackExchange questions on Material Design on this site relate ...
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0answers
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Security questions: Text being trimmed by screen edge – iOS, Android [on hold]

I have a set of security questions wrapped in a select menu. They are questions such as: What is your mother's maiden name? What is your dog's name? Etc. On iOS and Android small screens, the text ...
0
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1answer
37 views

Material Design - Persistent search, with navigation drawer

Is this within the guidelines or do you at least think it's an acceptable practice? I'd like to use a persistent search bar, but my app necessitates a navigation drawer. I feel like it might be a ...
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2answers
30 views

Disambiguating “Allowed File Types” or “Allow Extensions”

It often happens that I will be using a piece of software, and I will have the opportunity to specify something to the effect of 'qualifying extensions', and extensions that meet that criteria will be ...
1
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0answers
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Identity Verification for Remote Usability Testing

Is there anyone out there who has to do identity verification for remote testing? I obviously have to get the participants to sign an NDA but my legal department wants me to take it a step further ...
0
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4answers
81 views

How to make a product look affordable

I'm working with a client whose sole selling point is affordability. They sell at low margins and aim for the cheapest of demographics. What are some UX or design decisions I can make to make their ...
3
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2answers
77 views

Why do some blogs and sales pages capitalize all words of titles in languages where such a form is not natural?

There is a form of expression that is valid in English, which is to capitalize the first letter of every word, including the link words, on a newspaper article title for example. Translate the text in ...
2
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2answers
59 views

What are specifications for pagination dots for Android 5?

I have been searching about this and looking into the documentation, but failed. Is it forgotten by Google? Or it's hidden somewhere I didn't notice? Example:
0
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2answers
47 views

Creating a Chat Room and Adding Users who are Not Registered Users

Background Note: This isn't the actual type of app, it's just a similar situation. If I have a mobile chat app in which a user creates an account, creates a new conversation and is allowed to add ...
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5answers
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Use of TWO hamburger menus in mobile app

I have a client who INSISTS on using TWO hamburger menus in their app: one in the top left, one in the top right. This is to basically mirror functionality from two related websites: one uses the left ...
0
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0answers
23 views

Camera Options for UX interviews [on hold]

We're in the process of conducting UX interviews for our app. We're wondering which is the best option for a camera. We tried Veho Muvi's Pro, but the resolution we got was only 640. We're looking ...
0
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1answer
42 views

Best way to align controls in different sections of a form that has different controls and layout

I'm having a hard time designing a simple form to make it look neat. Below is the snapshot of my form which has different sections in the form. Each section is having different combination of ...
2
votes
1answer
59 views

How do you convince your company to take Lean UX methodology? [on hold]

I'm struggling working in an environment that are using waterfall process. How people in my company usually process projects are CEO and other department managers come up ideas and tell directly to ...
0
votes
2answers
141 views

Suggestions and references for a modern-looking and clean UI? [on hold]

I'm working on the UI of a single-page application that allows users to manage (add, edit and remove entries) information about their products. The interface must be capable of presenting hundreds of ...
82
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7answers
9k views

Why is the 0 next to 9, not next to 1?

On almost all keyboard layouts I have ever seen, the 0 is to the right of the 9, rather than to the left of the 1 (the original Dvorak layout is the only exception I can think of; it has 0 between 9 ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Big matrix, does not fit viewport [on hold]

User interface, result of filling multiple forms, must be visible as big sheet with different cells, sometimes merged rows and columns. I'm searching for ideas how make it no so simple as Excell ...
2
votes
2answers
38 views

Unequal spacing issue with pre-existing UI elements

I'm using a style guide to redesign my company's home page but the search bar is too large to fit in the original place I envisioned. To fix this issue, I moved the search bar upward, but that ...
1
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0answers
33 views

What are the best forums / newsletters for User Experience discussions? [on hold]

There is HackerNews for developers or similar interest people. There is DesignerNews for designers or similar interest people. There is Reddit for everyone else. Do you know any online meeting group ...
0
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0answers
22 views

iOS using tabs in modal view to show camera/multiple photo galleries

In our app there are many pages of forms, and each page can have (or requires) photos attached to them. Photos can come from the camera, photos previously taken, or a view of certain photos from the ...
5
votes
3answers
214 views

Is it a good idea to require users give an email address to see our prices?

I'm working on the website for a startup. They offer three plans tiers depending on your business size: small, medium and enterprise. The first two plans have a fixed price, but the price for the ...
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votes
0answers
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Is Google working on Gmail Browser application? [on hold]

Now a days everything should be in form of Material design based on Android Lollipop effect. Lot of Google's web applications are changed to material design like contacts, Google keep, etc.. But still ...

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