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How can I show a row of dropdown menu's in mobile

A brief introduction : Lets say in this web app the user is asked to upload an image. The resultant page will contain the image with a row of dropdown menu's to select from and a final submit button ...
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How do I deal with a large variance in loading times?

I am currently building a piece of software for the company I work for. It essentially manages their documents including policies, procedures, and occurrence reports. One UX related problem I am ...
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2answers
65 views

Add drag and drop items to multiple places in a tree

I'm struggling with a problem relating to a drag and drop system. I’m designing a complex system that allows the user to configure a decision tree to get to a price value. This system simplified is ...
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4answers
70 views

Filtered and unfiltered list in the home page of a mobile app

I am designing a mobile application and I need to display a list of Bluetooth devices in the homepage. There are two flavors of the list : devices that are in range all the devices, without ...
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Using Modals or Extra Tabs for Organization of Data

We have been trying to implement a web-based configuration system and we have been wondering about the correct design choice to layout the options. Our current Organization is similar to this: ...
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67 views

Material design - Data tables

I'm trying to design website using Google's material design guidelines. On desktop, my site is basically navigation drawer (on the left), header (app bar) and the content area. All what I want to ...
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2answers
55 views

System History Button

Customers are requesting a history button in the navigation of a system The main reasons being Convenient to go back to a state you might have lost after automatically being logged out (saving ...
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Stack or List having two actions (Details Vs. Drill Down). Is that recommended?

We have a list containing say a list of employees and their % achievement of their target. The users want to be able to view details of their KPI's saying what would they achieve best case, what % of ...
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Does apply 'mystery meat navigation' to sidemenus on web applications?

Recently I noticed several popular web applications which go for sidebar navigation without labels. E.g. Evernote or Taiga Is it ok for sidebars? As most users will use those applications several ...
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Colors on digital platforms as per time/season

Is there any research/article on colors good for particular time of day or particular season? I am in need of something which can atleast guide me in the direction and if I don't find much work on ...
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2answers
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Ideal visual weight of indicators such as dropdown triangle

I am working on a software where the UI is designed by a manager instead of UI experts. This has lead to many problems and inconsistencies in the visual design, user expectations and standards of the ...
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1answer
129 views

Dealing with Connected Social Accounts and Potential Orphans

Our application has the following signup paths: Twitter Connect Facebook Connect Email/Password Once you signup with one, you have the option to connect either both social account (in the case of an ...
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1answer
167 views

Showing alerts on intem's “best before” changes in web application

I need to show 2 level alert for material stored in refrigerators. Orange and red alerts. Alert depends on how close item is to expiring date. Refrigerators are tree structured objects so I have a ...
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Is there an analytics tool that does not sample? [on hold]

After learning to google analytics samples data, I'm looking to find a tool that does not present sampled data – and thus is viable for low usage volumes. Some web apps have low usage but high value. ...
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1answer
112 views

How to show sleeping on a slider?

I'm developing an application for a client that asks lots of questions to determine compatibility between people. Unfortunately, the questions vary greatly, as they can pertain to sleep habits, ...
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7answers
1k views

Email as username during signup/login? Your experience? [duplicate]

I currently have a signup form that has a username and an optional email field. I want to make this form appear simpler by getting rid of a field. What has been your users' experience with only using ...
2
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1answer
51 views

Should minor links be styled with the same hover effects as primary links?

I have the following article which has a primary title link as well as breadcrumb and social links. Should I use the primary links' hover effect style for the breadcrumb and social links or ...
3
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1answer
80 views

iOS Black keyboard

Is the black iOS keyboard used to indicate that the form is secure? There seems to be suggestions that it is the case but I can not find a clear answer within any guidelines and have seen the black ...
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1answer
39 views

Internal locus of control vs Automated actions

From Schneiderman's "Eight Golden Rules of Interface Design": Support internal locus of control. Experienced operators strongly desire the sense that they are in charge of the system and that ...
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8answers
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Why don't chinese teacups have handles

I am mystified over the difference between an English tea cup and a Chinese tea cup. The difference is that a chinese teacup does not have a handle/"ear" while an English teacup does have a ...
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2answers
97 views

Tracking what users are drawing on a piece of paper in real time

As part of our research in an HCI project, we need to track what users are drawing on pieces of paper in real time. Due to some requirements, we cannot replace the paper with anything digital. What we ...
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2answers
64 views

What resolution of eye tracking could reasonably be expected, by using the in-built camera of a tablet device comparable to an iPad Air 2?

By "resolution" I (loosely) refer to some fraction of the device's screen. For example, at the coarsest level of resolution, could we expect to differentiate (using the front-facing FaceTime HD ...
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1answer
27 views

Graphical Editor Patterns: Edit nodes a) inline b) with a dedicated edit view/dialog or c) a mixture of both

This question has been asked a few times but none that relate to a particular scenario: Graphical editors. I've noticed several different patterns, mainly Inline Edititng - Complex nodes have ...
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2answers
64 views

Purpose of Screen Recording

I am conducting a usability test of my web application for my research. It's a one-page analytical dashboard. The question is, will I get any useful data from screen recording during the test? ...
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1answer
55 views

WCAG 2.0 compliance: do I have to support browsers which don't support JavaScript?

WCAG 2.0 has some requirements on robustness: "Content must be robust enough that it can be interpreted reliably by a wide variety of user agents, including assistive technologies", but it doesn't ...
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2answers
67 views

Why should I provide an undo error message?

I've noticed a trend where a few services are starting to implement an "Undo" Button within messages, providing the possibility to undo the last interaction. When deleting an email in gmail for ...
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2answers
68 views

CE Machinery Standards for UI/Hard Buttons

In Canada, working on a machine for the lumber industry. The machine needs to be CE certifiable. I'm working on icons right now, and I've searched the subject to death and read through what I think ...
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1answer
168 views

Unlimited scrolling via an accordion

I have two panels on the right side of the search page where I am splitting it by an accordion. Now, I am struggling with is that whether we should pursue infinite scrolling or pagination in this ...
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1answer
120 views

What's the best navigation UI pattern for nested resources on mobile?

I have a web app with a flow involving deep nested resources e.g class -> attendance dates -> attendance (show) -> edit attendance I explored various nav options like - Whatsapp unidirectional ...
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1answer
44 views

What research method is appropiate for this case?

We have a mobile app, with 3 million of downloads and 1.5 million of active users. This is a young product with the main market overseas. I just arrived to the company and I realized that they haven't ...
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3answers
75 views

Help with navigation terminology for an audit application

We have a process where users complete surveys for a company. There are many surveys, spread over different facilities, the hierarchy can be detailed like this: Contract > Facility > Audit Although ...
3
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6answers
214 views

Checkboxes or Radio buttons: Only one or zero choices

I'm building a quiz-type web application in which the user must answer a series of multiple-choice questions. I need to decide whether to use radio buttons or checkboxes. I'm familiar with the ...
0
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1answer
334 views

UI/UX for a website on a desktop

I was wondering when working on a portfolio should i focus more on mobile than websites on desktops? I say this because websites don't seem to be as UI/UX centric compared to an application or mobile ...
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1answer
81 views

Displaying System Generated Placeholder

In the process of converting some legacy desktop applications to the web. The majority of the screens are simply managing data associated to a key field. For example, a contact id and then the ...
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2answers
39 views

Warning and Critical numerical ranges

We have a system where users should be alerted when different metrics goes outside of specified boundaries. The user should be able to configure these boundaries for each metric. There is a warning ...
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0answers
53 views

UX solution for form with lots of fields (psychology test) [on hold]

I'm building a mobile app that is like a nike + for mental health. We need to ask 30 questions to the user (it's a combination of psychological tests and there is no way of cutting out those ...
0
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2answers
76 views

Using Navigation Drawer for displaying a list of events

So I'm working on a mobile app that deals with events and I'm looking into ways to display available events in an area. Right now it's just a map with icons representing different types of events, and ...
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0answers
48 views

Images with three styles

I'm trying to put together a website with images that I create on my own. For the same text I create three different styles: With a picture (landscape or similar) with the text in front of it. ...
0
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4answers
86 views

Mark own posts in Material Design

I have an anonymous thread/comment system. Each user is assigned an avatar unique to that thread, and each comment by the same user will have the same avatar. Since each user can be part of multiple ...
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1answer
109 views

Message and button labels in iOS Alert view

I am working on an iPad app that helps to improve physician's workflows. There's this form that the coach will fill out when he is working with the physician. Coach can save the form as a draft (In ...
0
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1answer
97 views

Full screen and centre page advertisement take overs

I'm looking for any stats on the effects of displaying full screen and centre page advertisement take overs on a webpage? - specifically on editorial style websites where the user is tasked with ...
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Is this an appropriate method? [on hold]

I have a presentation to prepare for, for an interview. Below is the outline for the task, as well as my approach. What do you guys think? Am I taking a suitable discourse? "The task is all about ...
2
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2answers
334 views

iOS app webviews - how to show the equivalent of multiple tabs on the desktop

I have a website that shows a list of news stories, much like Hacker News. Users can upvote stories, or they can click each headline to be taken to the actual news story on the external website. I ...
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1answer
54 views

Designing password entry to provide hints

Should it be way that the interaction is designed for password field in any web form or login page? Can it be the right way to showing total number of character of a password while user enters it? ...
3
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3answers
148 views

Guide/instruction buttons

Can someone tell me the professional name of the buttons that you see when you are in a new page or when it's a new feature? Those buttons usually open to pop-ups that will guide you in the new ...
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2answers
157 views

What are the benefits of a white navbar over a colored one?

I am creating a thin fixed navbar and am debating between having it be primarily colored (our color is a type of turquoise) with white accents or primarily white with the turquoise color accenting it. ...
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2answers
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With 2 types of users: should I provide 2 separate forms or use the same one for both?

I am working on a platform with 2 type of users, transporters and those sending their goods. Our biggest concern is the user experience, reason why everyone is opting for what we call "one profile". ...
0
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1answer
20 views

Does accordion cause redraw of entire page? [on hold]

I'm reviewing design for mobile website with accordion on top and many elements below, when accordion opens all elements get pushed down. I am wondering if the act of opening the accordion will force ...
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1answer
83 views

Are Bookmarks dead? [on hold]

Google few months ago released the new bookmark manager, with a new UI and interactions, quite different from the one We used to. After few weeeks the bookmark manager has become a browser extension ...
12
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3answers
174 views

What are the disadvantages of Material Design?

I'm generally a fan of Google's Material Design UX framework. Its positive aspects have been well-covered by the press and Google's own design group and evangelists. But, the disadvantages of the ...

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