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UI design to manage user access to documents

I am in process of working on an admin web app that will allow a granular control of access to documents in a content management system for every document for every user group permission can be ...
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1answer
15 views

How to ask the user to choose between Save with or without revisions?

For my project BigPicture [textpad with infinite panning and zooming, useful to do some mind maps, etc. (1)], I would like the user to choose between 2 schemes when he wants to Save a project for the ...
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1answer
19 views

Card Sorting- Analyze

I am a web team of one at a community college. I've never done in-depth user research by myself before and did my first card-sorting activity today using the online tool Concept Codify. I have a ...
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4answers
35 views

Best way to differentiate “downloading content” and “downloaded content”

I'm working on an iOS app that lets users download and watch video content. In the playlist section I'm trying to find a way to clearly show what titles are being downloaded, and which ones have been ...
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11 views

Finding a place to eat- How do you do it? [on hold]

I'm working on a food app as a part of my class project and doing an initial user research. I wanted to know- a) How do you choose a place to eat when you want to eat outside? b) What do you like ...
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23 views

should full name include middle name?

I am developing a search function and we have decided that users should be able to search by first name and surname. However it occurred to me that searching for (as a full name) would then return ...
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2answers
36 views

How obvious should a search button be?

I read that visitors will get frustrated if there is no search function. So I have a search function, but I'm not sure how obvious it should be. I currently have this: This is the icon for the ...
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2answers
46 views

Why is 'shift + space' not popularly used?

Why isn't "shift + space" popularly utilized? Chrome uses "space" as "page down", and "shift + space" as "page up". However, I haven't been able to find a single occurrence of it being utilized during ...
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51 views

Where should I place the “Actions” button?

I'm building an iOS application aiming to let user create meetings and wait for some participants. Basically, when the user is on the meetings list page, he can click to open a specific one. ...
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0answers
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Paid event availability icons [migrated]

I'm writing an application to allow people to sign up for limited space events. Specifically it's for booking squash courts for our company's squash league. The idea is that people will pay if they ...
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1answer
64 views

How to respond to “We already have a (non-UX) designer; don't bother us”?

I'm a freelance UX designer working in an industry where only a few of the largest companies have UX designers or UX groups. Currently, I'm looking for new projects and contacting specific people in ...
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1answer
567 views

Should you ever disable search on pages with user entered information?

I am implementing global search on a system. When you are creating and editing details, there is a save button and no auto-save feature. My question is, what should happen to the search box on these ...
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2answers
29 views

Best way to select multiple items on a list using groupings

First post here, so bare with me if I do something wrong. Here is my issue: Imagine that you have a list of students in a class. You want to be able to select all of them but you also want to be ...
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1answer
34 views

How to document multiple interactions

Is there a best practice on how to document complex or layered interactions like the ones used in the native Mail app of iOS8? Reference: http://youtu.be/vfP5IqarJAA?t=40s How can one document in a ...
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0answers
15 views

Selecting a multiline text from multiple predefined ones

I am trying to let the user choose from multiple multiline texts predefined by the admin. The user may also enter his own or alter a chosen predefined one to fit the situation better. Each text is ...
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6answers
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A new way to display true / false values to user

The company I'm working for is looking to develop a new user control to convey true / false values to users. Currently we are using checkboxes but due to some constraints we are now forced to develop ...
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0answers
19 views

Which is better to use, Magento's new responsive design or Waterlee boilerplate? [on hold]

I would like to know, when building a responsive theme for Magento, which is a better choice to go with, Magento's new default responsive-design theme or Waterlee, a Foundation-based Magento ...
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3answers
64 views

General name for the website style that appears in wide pages

The front page on https://trello.com/ is an example of something I am seeing more and more frequently on the web. It is almost like a set of slides, stacked one on top of the other. Here's another ...
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Service Blueprinting (service design) tools & tips?

Our team is working through service blueprints and currently using Microsoft Excel to represent the customer journey and the service touchpoints along that journey. The issue is that for complex ...
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3answers
65 views

Where to find examples of admin layouts?

I am a software engineer. Every app I work on includes the need to create, read, update, and delete records. There is a list of records. You can add a new record. You can view, edit, or delete a ...
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1answer
104 views

Why are smartphones getting so big? [on hold]

It seems there is now a global trend among smartphone manufacturers, which is to make them bigger, over and over. It reached a point where they have to make "mini" phones which often are low-end ...
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2answers
93 views

UX for faceted filtering?

The Swedish website "Prisjakt" - a website used for price comparisons - has a very nice set of form elements that dynamically update to indicate matching elements based on applied filters. See link ...
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2answers
55 views

How long should a good onboarding experience be?

I'm currently investigating and preparing to add, quite soon, a tool to welcome and guide a first-time users to the service we are offering, show them around, and explain where is everything located. ...
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1answer
48 views

Should a progress bar reflect the current step if a user goes back to edit a step?

I have a simple 4 step process where a user goes into each step, chooses items and checks out at the last step. A fixed overview sits to the left of the page and tells users what their choices have ...
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2answers
268 views

How long does the User remember?

I'm wondering for how long the User holds the knowledge about a site? Assuming that you (as User) came to a new website, browse it for a while, accomplish your goals and then leave. You have learned ...
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3answers
85 views

Back button notification for unsaved changes

I'm working on a mobile app (hybrid using phonegap) and have a screen where the user can enter data. The screen has 2 options in the top header bar - either use the top-left button to cancel the ...
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0answers
24 views

login/register on two places on mobile website

is it too much to put login/register shortcut on two places on a mobile website? in header shortcut in header leads to this and when you clik on hamburger menu
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1answer
35 views

Displaying variable Prices in a Shop Menu

I am redesigning a shopping experience for food delivery, and I have come across this situation where I want to display the price of an item inside the menu, but Price may vary depending on specific ...
0
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1answer
63 views

Password recovery and user expectations

I am in a dilema, currently designing a login screen, to recover their passwords users will be relying exclusively on (SMS). Is it worth setting users expectation to the type of recovery mechanism ...
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0answers
14 views

how to get capital letter automatically in userid field..? [on hold]

If we open banking sites in place of user id- when ever you are entering individual letter it is automatically converting to capital letter.
4
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2answers
2k views

Does Computer mean Desktop and Laptops?

I'm creating a step-by-step chart which specifies to users that we suggest them to be on a desktop (or laptop) to properly use our system. It's a web browser system, and it uses extensive text input, ...
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0answers
45 views

How should the form control buttons be arranged?

Where is the best place to show form actions in a system (CRUD buttons*)? I have currently placed them in a sticky header that follows a user down the page so as to always show the controls, which is ...
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1answer
51 views

How to organize a collection of URLs on an intranet?

As in most big organizations there is a lot information to be found on the intranet but unfortunately most users have difficulty quickly finding what they are looking for. We do have a full text ...
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33 views

How to design Order details in POS Restaurant [on hold]

I am just wondering what UX will work for the Order details view in the Restaurant POS system. The view will list items currently in the order For example, Description Quantity ...
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2answers
23 views

What is the most suitable software or service for creating mobile application screenmap?

I've been searching for some software or service where I will be able to create mobile application screenmap to see how screens are connected. I need it to be very simple and quickly editable. ...
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38 views

which kind is better in an UI of games ? why? [on hold]

two kinds of expressions abt the resources of games, which kind is better? the first one or the second one? why? Personally, i prefer the second one,but what’s wrong with the first one?It‘s just a ...
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0answers
28 views

Reasonable rate of online user-accout validation? [on hold]

We launched some cloud-based software, which is now available to the general public. Accounts are required for software use. We have a typical account-creation process: enter name, email, password -> ...
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0answers
31 views

How to handle an unsatisfactory UX using standard Windows Phone 8 Keyboard layout?

I've been wrestling with UX issues on an app I am building for Windows Phone 8.1. I built an application similar to Putty that enables a user to send and receive serial commands to connected devices. ...
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1answer
30 views

Window model for document-centric analysis

I'm writing an application. This application allows the user to interactively analyze (and lightly modify) specific bundles of files. Each file in the bundle is individually editable by other ...
0
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0answers
5 views

prototyping tool with support for uiwebview allowsInlineMediaPlayback video playback in app on device? [on hold]

i am looking for an easy app / tool (or way) similar to flinto/invision/proto.io but with support for uiwebview's allowsInlineMediaPlayback video playback, as now i have to build something in phonegap ...
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1answer
28 views

How to convey order of a list matters (and allow reordering)

We have a an application with a list of rules (probably no more than 10) that a user defines (plus some default one): download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups ...
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2answers
91 views

Which page should I redirect to after item edit/creation?

Let's suppose a mobile app aiming to show "all" items, "my" items, and create some items. The important thing is that an item I create should appear to both "All" and "My". When I click on ...
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2answers
27 views

When to Request Contact Info in Survey?

My business (B2B) created an online survey to be used for lead generation and to show potential customers why they need our services. We need to collect some user information (name, email, company) ...
2
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2answers
58 views

How to show multiple states on a single button or knob

The software I am designing has properties panel and some selectable objects. When selecting a single object, its a straight forward design since the knobs and buttons will show the value of the ...
13
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3answers
1k views

Info Icon vs Question Mark

We're debating inside our team on whether to use a question mark icon, or an "i" icon for prompting a tooltip that reveals more info. Which do you say conveys the message better? Or, how do they ...
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2answers
29 views

Determining small information display duration

I have to display some information about a battery system on a very limited display. It only has a four characters dot lcd display space, so the most common thing I saw for this was alternating the ...
1
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1answer
67 views

One or two columns for peoples' names in a table?

What are best practices for showing names of people in a table? I could do Name | First Name | More Columns -------+------------+---------------- Doe | John | more data or Name | ...
0
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2answers
77 views

How to show facts & forms in first fold of the browser?

I am working on a form page. In which first their is a page heading comes then facts related to form & then form comes. My project manager wants facts & form comes in the first fold of the ...
0
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1answer
55 views

Truncated string usability

I am faced with a tricky situation in a data-driven application. I have really long names and a short field for them only available. My idea was to use css-ellipsis to cut the length to appropriate ...
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5answers
79 views

What is the best way to arrange chinese words on a menu [on hold]

On a English menu , the food items can be arranged according to alphabetical order For a Chinese menu , there are no alphabet, only chinese characters , what would be alternative way best to ...

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