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Can I filter on data not displayed in my list?

I have a list of people. The user's goal is to locate a single person or group of people. The people in the list have a lot of data associated with them, but for real estate purposes, I can't display ...
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1answer
19 views

How much of Google Visual Style Guide can we use? [on hold]

Google makes their visual style guide public, including their icons. This is their intellectual property, but I'd like to know if I can adopt it (in part) for my application. Google offers their ...
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23 views

Design problem: Tying together two related but different elements

Brief history of what's happening: the client wanted an interactive graph that the user can use to determine their needs from the client. The graph charts the user's business growth over time. When ...
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2answers
19 views

Integrate lookup and edit functionality

I've looked at a few of the other similar questions, but I don't think they are the same kind of problem. I am trying to design to link a person to an item. The page supports free text entry for the ...
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0answers
37 views

Conflict of interest unresolved. How would you design a menu for both restaurant and customer interest? [on hold]

Bringing up a variation of the below question: How do you handle a conflict between user goals and business goals when designing enterprise software? You are asked as a designer to align the user ...
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4answers
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Indicating that text was user-modified

My application includes a simple table/grid view, that is initally populated with money values by an automated calculation. Users will usually just take the values as they are, but they have the ...
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1answer
27 views

What's the best way to indicate that the pop up blocker may stop the user from performing a simple task?

I have an application where user have the option to open all selected items in a new windows. Unfortunately, if the user is running a fancy new-age browser that blocks pop-ups, he doesn’t realize his ...
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0answers
8 views

How can I get hold of to customers and users for research and usability test when the business is protective or needs approval each time?

One of the things I find most difficult is while we are working in iterative agile environment, getting hold on to users and trying to meet them in regular basis is nearly impossible. The business is ...
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Locking input form fields, does it make sense?

In certain views of our web-application, all information is usually presented as input fields as they can be modified. Now, because of our rights and roles system, for some people, several input ...
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0answers
11 views

Should the sidenav come on top of screen or shrink the screen? [on hold]

Which is better for user experience? The sidenav which comes on left of screen and shrinks the main content or The sidenav which comes on top of the content with some backdrop ? Edit 1: It is a ...
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2answers
50 views

Considerations when naming a new user feature (eg. Snapchat Stories, Facebook Timeline)

With the right name, an otherwise complex web feature can be easily understood and digested by users. Snapchat use of Stories to describe the idea of piecing together different snap videos to tell a ...
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2answers
65 views

Required field asterisk color

In common practice we put an asterisk to signify a field as required. The color of the asterisk should always be red, or we can use any other color ? How to show it effectively, when all buttons ...
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33 views

How to handle complex preferences form [on hold]

I'm working on a new feature for an application. The results of a form determine the user preferences which are used to match product buyers with potential brands. For each metric, the buyer can say ...
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35 views

UX Project Qualification [on hold]

As part of a campaign to grow UX project sales, I've been asked to come up with a list of 5 or 6 of questions for a survey. The survey will be sent to potential leads and will help us determine ...
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3answers
54 views

Are wireframes indicative of final layout? [on hold]

In my office, we had a meeting where the project manager suggested that the wireframes were not the final layout. In theory, while I think this is somewhat true, in that the UI designer might modify ...
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1answer
46 views

Make predictions on network configuration data based on IP

I am currently designing an interface for a network device, which needs to be configured by network admins. They are able to change the network settings (IP, subnet, gateway, dns), which got me ...
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324 views

Speed of Users Understanding Symbols / Icons

I'm looking for some research that tries to establish how quickly a user will recognize or understand symbols / icons that they: Have Seen Before Have Not Seen Before Obviously a user will be ...
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2answers
58 views

Truncation design solution for a search result with more than 1000 authors

Three things: In recent years, we have seen a steep increase in the number of papers with authors in excess of 50, and a particularly notable spike in reports whose author counts exceed 1,000 and ...
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2answers
112 views

I'm seeing a new instant email-validation tool on registration forms — is it new? And what is it? [on hold]

I've started to see something in the last few months that I don't remember having seen before and want to know just what it is and how it works. When I'm required to register for some BS site (but ...
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1answer
41 views

Are heuristic evaluations valuable?

The literature seems to contradict itself. One side says they're great if conducted correctly (multiple experts) but the other side says even with multiple experts many issues are missed. The gold ...
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0answers
13 views

Best way to combine Spotlight-style search with multi-tag selection

I'm having a bit a "UI designer's block" with a personal extension I need to build. I'm currently using Better Bookmark, an incredibly simple Chrome extension that gives me a query-filtered ...
2
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1answer
41 views

Back/Cancel Button on Registration/Checkout

It's generally recommended to place a Back, or Cancel button depending on information committed, on multi-step systems to allow the user to escape a process. It is one of the most basic heuristics ...
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0answers
21 views

Dialog box button behavior based on state

I have a dialog that upon opening performs some data validation (none of the data visible). The dialog is determining whether an action can be taken or not. The dialog has only two buttons - OK and ...
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0answers
11 views

What are the best ux case study about healthcare? [on hold]

Starting from this Fantasy Interactive concept, what are the other great user experience case studies in the field of the healthcare?
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2answers
158 views

Putting mouse pointers on graphic buttons. Good or bad UX?

When the design of the button has a mouse pointer on it, some might say users will be more attentive to the button if they see the cursor and think it is theirs. Others will suggest this is a ...
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1answer
70 views

Single page app - user abandons form

I am developing an AngulrJs single page app with a permanent set of buttons for navigation. Among other things, the user can add some data or edit existing data. What should I do if he pushes a ...
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0answers
33 views

Adding new service (with navigation) to existing layout

I have two navigations in layout (img1): 1. Top navigation with main categories 2. Sidebar navigation for categories subpages - sidebar navigation has max 2 indents I need to put new "service" in ...
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0answers
23 views

Action flow button interaction concept for right-handed and left-handed people [on hold]

Looking for feedback before implementation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLJvdMojmU0
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6answers
103 views

circles that indicate the current image index

I just need to know what this is called: Let's say we have 5 images, then we have these 5 small circles beside each other above the loaded image and if we're showing the second image, the second ...
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1answer
44 views

Select with accompanied textarea alternative

Problem: I have a requirement for a predefined list of text that can range from 100 to 400+ chars. This list should be shown to the user in some fashion and then, once one of the items is selected, ...
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1answer
63 views

Why do ceiling fan speeds decrease when I pull the chain? [on hold]

A typical 3-speed ceiling fan goes HIGH-MED-LOW-OFF when you pull the chain. Why not the opposite order?
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0answers
19 views

What methods/techniques do you use in the discovery (understanding the problem) stage? [on hold]

In the process design we have a process flow in a high level like: I'd like to know how do you get to understand the problem. Brainstorming, Observing the user, etc... That's the most important ...
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2answers
24 views

Preserve list scrolling in an Android tabbed view?

I'm creating a music player on Android. It has tabs for switching between looking at a scrolling list of Songs versus a scrolling list of Artists. If the user scrolls through the Songs (say to songs ...
2
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3answers
459 views

Are these too many options for a login screen?

Are these too many options for a login screen? Should I try to find a way to present them in separated screens, or show hide different options with an animation? I have the feeling that this ...
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3answers
72 views

Input Numbers on Mobile

Some context first. I'm working on a mobile application for law enforcement agencies to track suspects in a real-time manner. When launching a track session, users need to specify how often the ...
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2answers
37 views

Should I log someone in if they enter an already existing user/pass combonation?

Normally, if a user inputs an already-registered email, they are told that it's already taken and offered to switch to the login form. However, if they enter a valid email/password combo, should ...
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6answers
106 views

Checkbox or radio button

I have about 20 checkboxes, each corresponding to a data source. The user is able to select 1 or more data sources ("0 or more" is OK too, if it's handy when coding it). The issue is that, almost ...
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1answer
62 views

What is the best way to format time within online events?

My organization's website has an upcoming events tool and we are trying to figure out what is the best way to format time for an event. For example, we currently have the format display like this: ...
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1answer
61 views

Navigation history on scroll in single page applications?

In single page applications many sites use hashbangs in the URL to implement navigation history. However, I recently came across this site: https://design.google.com/form-2014 I scrolled to the ...
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1answer
21 views

Request customer uploads before or after checkout

I am working on a website where customers can order a number of products and each product will require several photos (often hundreds) to be uploaded by the customer - the number of photos varies ...
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0answers
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Why do websites put an overlay of dots on their images? [migrated]

On the following websites: http://www.the215guys.com/, http://saffronindianbistro.com/ there is a repeated pattern of black dots over the jumbotron images. What is the reason for the overlay of dots?
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2answers
29 views

How to design an app that is heavy in modal view?

I am currently designing an iOS app that is supposed to digitize a paper form. The problem here is that the task requirements makes the modal view nested. IE: A client (EG: Starbucks) has many sites ...
2
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1answer
77 views

What is a full-page navigation page called?

First of all, new to this side of stackexchange, this may not be the correct area to ask this question - and if that is so I would like to apologize in advance. So, I was searching around for ...
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0answers
20 views

jQuery sortable with horizontal scroll

What are everyone's thoughts regarding the use of horizontal window scrolling combined with jquery's sortable. We have 'X' number of columns, and inside are little widgets which can be sorted into ...
0
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1answer
37 views

How to allow users to select “no dates” (zero value)?

I am working on a project where I report time on different project like this: I check the dates, and I select the project I want to report the time onto. It's all good, but what if I do not have ...
2
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3answers
79 views

Notify a user why nothing happened

I'm writing a content filtering application that operates at the hardware level. The UI is basically out of the picture once the user starts the filter, as it is hidden in the windows task tray. As a ...
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1answer
67 views

Intuitive Active / Idle / Off status button

I have a requirement to visually show the three status of Active / Idle / Off status for devices. I somehow convinced with switch design as you can see in the below illusion, not fully satisfied ...
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0answers
11 views

How to Swipe a entire row in a vertical table from left/right? [on hold]

I am creating a vertical table with one row data at first, but when i tried to swipe it from right to left the second row data should be on visible row with css transition effect.I can able to get the ...
0
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2answers
32 views

The best way to represent simultaneity in storytelling

What is the best way to represent many events at the same time in UI in order to perform a storytelling? Do you have some source of inspiration? Some examples of application of this case: 1) I want ...
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1answer
20 views

Showing a lot more content within a model box

I'm working on a single landing page where content had to be shown in a model box. also this content has more content under it. but it's too much to show all together in one modal box i've to work ...

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