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2answers
14 views

When to refresh data?

I've got a web application where the data is constantly changing. But when to refresh it? There is a filtering tool (a sunburst chart) and a table that displays the data. So when the user selects a ...
2
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0answers
31 views

handling UI distortion caused by localization

We have a web client for our product with translations in 3 languages: English, French and German. This web client has a way to send emails to one of 3 different target groups: All connected users ...
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0answers
9 views

How to choose sign-up details for mobile apps? [on hold]

I am working on an idea I have for a mobile app, and I'm trying to figure out the best sign-up process. I want the app to sync with the user's contact list just as WhatsApp does: i.e. it identifies ...
3
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1answer
42 views

Redundant behaviors in context menu [on hold]

In the menu hierarchy tree of file managers such as Windows Explorer, why are redundant behaviors of "expand" "collapse" folders given in context menu when the user can anyways click the + or - icon ...
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0answers
16 views

Accessibility Ensure non-uniformly updated live regisons use the ARIA busy attribute

I am facing issue while testing for accessibility. I have used role="alert" for error msg [single level]. should I need to used aria-busy="true" / aria-atomic="true" / aria-live="polite" ...
2
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2answers
42 views

Sharing link to software installer

When sharing a link to a software installer what is the preferred UX pattern, to share a link to a download page or a direct link to the downloadable executable? Using GIMP as an example... GIMP ...
4
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7answers
526 views

Down arrow and up arrow status

I have to make an iOS app, where there are categories and I have to show the decrease and increase in status of particular category. For decrease I used a red down arrow. For increase I used a green ...
6
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1answer
64 views

Save to Wantlist vs Save to Favourites

I run a music recommendation site for electronic music vinyl records. Users can listen to tracks and save them. The saves are then used as an algorithm to calculate personalized recommendations for ...
0
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1answer
49 views

Interfaces designed deliberately to contain high density of content and actions [on hold]

There has been a strong trend towards the simplification and shallow IA of modern websites and applications, yet I can't help but wonder if there is also some correction required for certain ...
1
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0answers
49 views

Why don't TVs indicate which HDMI ports that are connected? [on hold]

I think there's many things that a TV could do to help me switch to the desired HDMI input, for example: When I insert a cable, temporarily show a text saying "HDMI 4 connected". In the input ...
0
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1answer
45 views

How to define a certain color code for an intranet? [on hold]

I've been tasked with preparing a set of rules for the design standard of a collection of intranet modules. Most of these applications are already in production, and new ones are expected to be added ...
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0answers
18 views

A mobile responsive website with an audio player and volume bar [on hold]

i have a responsive site with an audio player function and a volume controller. On a desktop browser the volume controller make sense because you can have multiple tabs on the browser and control ...
3
votes
1answer
33 views

How are the research fields CSCW and HCI related historically?

As part of writing my thesis, I was trying to reconstruct how exactly the research field of Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) is related to Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). I have a decent ...
1
vote
1answer
41 views

Google material design guideline for openlayers3 map controls

Knowing that the guidelines say that you must not overuse the fab component, but I am struggling to create an alternative for these controls. Do you guys have any suggestions how this can be done ...
2
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1answer
42 views

How do you measure global UI experience [on hold]

How can we measure if our UI is suited for global markets? When you're present in 22 countries with very different user experiences and demands, what is the metric which indicates if our UI needs to ...
4
votes
2answers
40 views

Asking for alternative methods of contact for users where phone isn’t appropriate eg. deaf users

During sign up we require that the user gives us a phone number so we can contact them quickly if there is an issue. I am concerned that phone may not be accessible to all our users. I can think of a ...
1
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5answers
79 views

Lets the user set the password itself or send them one via mail after registration?

I have to built an order process for an energy provider. The order process is very big and the user needs 10-15 minutes to complete it with all the data. The last point is to set a password to access ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

What is the difference between data tables & layout tables defining role [on hold]

In Accessibility What is the different between Data Tables & Layout Tables. Specially for defining role="presentation". for example <table role="presentation> <table ...
4
votes
1answer
87 views

Where to place controls in user account form?

I'm creating an user account window for my instant messenger application. User have to: enter name, password, server press button "Connect". Also user can: close this form without connection ...
2
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2answers
65 views

When is it recommended to give a Continue Anyway link

For the pages that are not mobile optimised (the operations that are done on the page should be only from a desktop. Imagine some kind of a development tool which would be used only from a desktop and ...
1
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2answers
135 views

Under what circumstances would you NOT want a clean and minimalist website design? [on hold]

I'm currently taking a web design/web development course and the two following questions are being touted as being extremely difficult by the course instructor, and I'm not too sure how to answer ...
4
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1answer
79 views

How to show linked entity inside another entity

I need to show some way to indicate that the green colour entity is linked and not owned by the parent (blue) entity you were currently in. Currently i'm using colour variation like here and wrapped ...
0
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0answers
33 views

What we have to consider if designing an iPhone app supporting iOS version 9? [on hold]

Requirement: Design an iPhone to-do (daily task manager) app supporting iOS version 9. Could you please explain here in more details what I have to consider if designing an App for iOS version 9? I ...
0
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2answers
12 views

Comments instead of reviews for PDV details page in ecommerce

Getting reviews for products that go out of stock quickly has always been an issue in ecommerce. I'm curious if we allow comments rather than reviews, how would users use the feature? would there be ...
2
votes
1answer
43 views

The UX designer's responsibility to the public and ethical behaviour guidelines in companies

I read an excerpt from AIGA's publication on design's responsibility to the public: The designer’s responsibility to the public A professional designer shall avoid projects that will result ...
3
votes
1answer
66 views

Should emotion-neutral fonts be used for user-submitted content?

Fonts aren't used merely to ensure good appearance of a design, they have the power to express emotions. There are particular features in fonts that are perceived as "funny", "serious", "majestic" ...
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2answers
30 views

UX to VD Workflow [on hold]

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 ...
1
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2answers
67 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
58 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
57 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 ...
1
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3answers
63 views

Test to evaluate a UX designer in product company [on hold]

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 ...
1
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2answers
64 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 ...
5
votes
2answers
983 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 ...
43
votes
2answers
8k 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 ...
4
votes
1answer
47 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 ...
5
votes
2answers
58 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 ...
0
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0answers
43 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 ...
4
votes
1answer
69 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 ...
1
vote
1answer
48 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 ...
3
votes
2answers
74 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 ...
0
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0answers
49 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 ...
3
votes
2answers
46 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 ...
3
votes
1answer
95 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
77 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. ?
1
vote
1answer
45 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 ...
51
votes
3answers
4k views

Why is the share icon always different? [duplicate]

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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votes
0answers
69 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. ...
1
vote
0answers
56 views

Feedback Messages best practice [on hold]

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 ...
3
votes
4answers
146 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 ...
6
votes
3answers
87 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 ...

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