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Is it better for readability for links where link text equals document title to both be in title case, or both be in the usual capitalization?

To pick one example of a class of links I'm considering changing, https://CJSHayward.com/library/ has a link titled "Ajax Without JavaScript or Client-Side Scripting". The link points to ...
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Is OK Button with Access Key Acceptable?

I am trying to maintain compliance with the Windows 7 User Experience Interaction Guidelines and I am having trouble in some dialog boxes with the rule that OK buttons should not have an access key ...
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Postscript/note/additional info in a form

In most ordinary forms, there is some addition information or notes that the form owner want to tell users. For example, * Required / Staff only I have seen different sets of symbol used in ...
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Is it time for parallax scrolling to die?

I've never been a fan of this UX technique: It's almost always counterintuitive (deliberate cognitive dissonance) because a single scrolling motion produces varying scrolling effects Many sites ...
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Using Social signup only for email verification

On our PAAS platform, users have to verify their email address through the email we send to them. We have noticed that we miss many leads as user enter their email address on our site but never click ...
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How to handle complicated monthly repeat options

This is related to this question I asked here earlier. I want to handle the full range of options for monthly reminders in my Android app. So I handle: Repeat on the day of the month (e.g. the 17th ...
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Navigating through configuration screens for multiple items

I have an Android app whose data model is built around a list of reminders. The user's primary interaction with the app is based around creating and modifying these reminders. Currently my app opens ...
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Annual repeat on leap day

If you set an alarm to repeat annually starting on 2/29/16, would you expect the next instance on 2/28/17, 3/1/17, or 2/29/20?
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Show attendees on a page

I want to design a page where i need to show people who are currently logged in and are on that page similar to a chat room where everyone can see each other. I want to give that page a feel so that ...
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Auto-collapse subitems when using drag and drop for large hierarchical lists?

We have a 2-level deep hierarchical tree. Users are allowed to drag and drop the groups to re-order items, but not move the group into the sub item level. download bmml source – ...
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What is the best way to organize personas?

My team has a collection of different personas, some of which are customers, some users, and some are intermediaries that influence the purchases and . A persona map of these is pretty messy and I'm ...
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Why are stairs not replaced by ramps?

If ramps allow accessibility to a larger number of people as opposed to stairs, then why are stairs more common than ramps in public buildings (or buildings in general)? Comparing a reasonable angle ...
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When is it better to use “You” versus using the user's name?

Currently we are designing a task management system that notifies users of current tasks they need to complete and about the status of tasks they have assigned. We are struggling with using "You" ...
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How to manage a growing drop down on my blog

I have a blog and I add articles on it quite frequently. One caters to Short Stories and the other to Articles. Not the drop-down has become huge and is covering most of the screen. Can you please ...
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How to find an accessible color by changing lightness only?

Is the following hypothesis true? For any given color: { Hue, Saturation, Lightness_1 } there exists: Lightness_2 such that the contrast ratio between: { Hue, Saturation, Lightness_1 } and ...
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Is 'click to add' or 'drag and drop to add' preferred by the user?

I am working with a Javascript dockable window framework called Golden Layout for a web app I'm developing. On their site, they have two examples for how to add windows to their framework which are ...
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What message/instruction should be given for downloading an image for browser and/or tablet

I need users to download an image from my web app. For browsers that support the HTML 5 'download' attribute my Download button automatically opens the browser download window. However, users on the ...
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Does the term “Wallet credit” or “Store credit” makes more sense to users

Working on the returns module of an ecommerce website and app, when the user returns something they can decide to get credit added to their virtual wallet (which can be used to buy other products on ...
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Examples of login landing pages handling many logins

Trying to figure out an effective design pattern for handling multiple logins options. Users right now land on a page with 5 login options, each takes the user to a dedicated login service. ...
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Is it good to put search box above the keyboard?

Here's the case, I'm designing for a text editor on iphone, user wants to search keyword in the article the just wrote. We don't have the suggest results (things pop out when you're searching in ...
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Is a list of records page needed?

I will be building an application to create simple websites. The backend user will be able to add, delete, and modify the following: Users Pages Menus (can be added to pages) Widgets (can be added ...
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Always on top Icon [on hold]

I am making a firefox addon that gives the user a menu, this menu lists all running processes and allows the user to pick which windows they want to keep on top. Here is what it looks like: The ...
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What is the terminology for tricking the user into thinking they've almost won big?

I don't exactly know the name for this mechanic, that tricks the user into thinking they were very close to winning big. The following screenshot is from the game Dirty Bomb: Imagine a deck of ...
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Social Media links: is it worth the costs? [on hold]

This is something that we were thinking about and couldn't really find a solution yet, so appealing to the smart people here. The context we all know that social media is good, we believe that, we ...
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Best approach to toggle button & Placeholder for date?

What is the best approach (i.e to add some icon or text etc) to show user that this section/button/menu is toggleable or we have more option on left or right on the controls? Right now I'm using ...
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Should I show the user how many views its content has received?

If the user uploads a content of any type (video,photo,url,text) should I show him how many times it has been viewed even though other parameters such as e.g. Kudos,Likes and Shares are available to ...
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What's a good icon to represent “can't decide?” [on hold]

Let's say a user gets three buttons. download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups They get to choose between two options, or alternatively, a button labeled "can't ...
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How to give user ability to clear selected state of control?

We are in the process of redoing our company's website. One element which is absolutely required is this (Text has been removed just in case): Each of the eight pieces around the edge, the inner ...
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Shortcut to save a document?

With the offline programs the convention (at least in English) is to type Ctrl+S to save a document. However, in many online web(app)s the convention is to type Ctrl+Enter to submit the current form, ...
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Should I display a “plus” in front of a production number?

I have a grid displaying stocks and production of resources (related to my previous question). Should I display a plus symbol (+) in front of the production number when it's positive? Or do you think ...
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User relationship: friends vs followers

Facebook has the concept of friends, whereas twitter has the concept of followers. Both define a relationship between users of the system. Is there a substantial difference between the two? What ...
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What should be emphasized - description or the hyper link?

Signature which I have on other fora: Interested in Drawing, Painting, and Crafts? Please Commit to the Arts and Crafts Stackoverflow proposal. All the font is Impact. The words "Drawing, ...
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How to make it clear that two related forms submit separately?

I'm adding reviews functionality to a website. Currently, the form where users can enter a review and/or rating looks like this; When the user clicks one of the rating stars, the page makes an ajax ...
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How to design this web page? [on hold]

we are design this kind of web page, you can choose some phones from a lot of phones. Right now, the web page is like this we don't think it's a very brilliant design. But we have no idea how to ...
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When should bold, italics, and colour be used to draw attention in a sentence?

Following is my signature on some other fora: Interested in Drawing, Painting, and Crafts? Please Commit to the Arts and Crafts Stackoverflow proposal! I cannot show it here but the words ...
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info presented to the user in a payments page

I am in the stage where I will start building the page of my app that displays the payment status of the user. Nonetheless I have no idea what this page will look like from a content point of view. ...
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Best way to ask a question about a mostly subconscious behavior?

I need to know how much web shoppers in certain countries pay attention to and care about ccTLDs (country code top-level domain e.g. .co.uk or .fr) That is, does it matter to a UK web shopper if a ...
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What to do if client insists that we use an inferior design?

This question is inspired by my co-worker's response to my perfectly adequate reasoning as to why Approach A would be more beneficial to us and the users than Approach B. Rather than get into the ...
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Ajax login vs navigation

I am redesigning my login page to be a tabbed modal (sign in / register). I asked my wife "which do you prefer, sign in page or a pop up / slide down sign in page," and she surprised me by saying the ...
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A usable way to enter a mountaineer's Aspect and Elevation?

Here's a design problem you may find interesting. Feel free to help by answering or commenting. All input is welcome. The design goal: an easier tool for users to enter a type of location on a ...
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Appropriate icon for: Donate [on hold]

I'm looking for suggestions on an appropriate icon for a donate call to action button. Obviously a dollar sign or money is a good representation, but I want something that makes us look less money ...
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Good alternatives to grids for data visualization of large datasets

I'm working on a project where I have large amounts of data in a grid, but I am not satisfied that this is the best way to display it. Does anyone have suggestions on the best way to display large ...
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When is a website too humanized/personal?

A popular technique to attract customers and instil trust in them is to “humanize” your website. You want to make it appear that there are actually people behind the users’ screens and that those ...
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Need examples of good app-based email verification, account setup flows

I have to design an email verification flow and i'm looking to find succinct language to let my iOs app users know that they will receive a verification email with a link they can click before they ...
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cart call to action color on mobile [on hold]

We are designing an e-shop for a bakery. What do you think about the yellow call to action button to complete the order? The other option is a black button. Which one do you think would create more ...
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Measuring reaction to website changes in New x Returning users

As we see every time Facebook changes something, users tend to have a negative reaction to changes in UI. But how can we measure the effects of this discomfort on conversion? The first thing that ...
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3answers
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How can I improve my chart?

I am working with a client on a sales forecasting app, and part of the excercise is mgmnt-reporting and charting. pls. see the following image: the two charts on the left side show Actual Sales vs. ...
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Why is total Monospace conversion and translation from Proportional Fonts, denied? [on hold]

I hate proportional fonts!...of any kind! And would prefer a computer screen that ONLY depicted monospaced text!...of varying scales, and styles!...and interoperable with any mathematics text or ...
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Bootstrap v3.3.5 design comps [on hold]

Creating comps for bootstrap v3.3.5 smallest screen. Should this be 768px ?
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Is a right-click equal to a long press?

On desktop devices you can use the alternative mouse button (the right-click) to bring up contextual menus. As an example you can use the alternative mouse button in a word processor and get to see ...

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