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Font Awesome Icon custom background [on hold]

I am using a font awesome icon in my webpage, fa-repeat, to be specific. I want to add a background-color to the icon but unfortunately, I am not able to do so. Can we NOT custom the background of a ...
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Rule of thumb for tables versus “blobs” to display data?

What's a rule of thumb for when use rows and columns (i.e. tables) versus single or multi-line "blobs" to display data? I swear I'm right on the fence for several screens of a complex administration ...
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1answer
34 views

Why doesn't YouTube automatically focus on the player? [on hold]

People constantly complain that they press space while watching a YouTube video and because they weren't focused on the player (i.e. hadn't clicked inside it) it scrolls down instead of pausing as ...
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best practices for playing video instructions for illiterate/computer illiterate users

My team will be deploying a piece of software to users who may be illiterate and computer illiterate, and ten to twenty users will likely share the same computer, account, and copy of the software. We ...
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First column href or edit button per row in table?

Im building I table and I need an advice in which technique is the most recommended and why. I currently have an "edit" button at the end of each row , but I believe adding a link on the first column ...
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1answer
62 views

Design Suggestions on side bar navigation

This side bar navigation lets users click on a specific graph and it takes them by having the webpage scroll to that graph. Any Visual Design suggestions to make the side bar look better. The white is ...
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What steps do you take to apply the Lean UX methodology in healthcare? [on hold]

I'd like to hear how user experience designers are applying Lean UX in the healthcare industry. To me it seems like the industry is not as fit for Lean UX for a number of reasons: Physicians are ...
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38 views

What is the best way to build visual boolean queries? [duplicate]

What are some good examples of building complex boolean queries? The requirements for the interface would be: The user is able to use AND, OR, and NOT statements The user is able to next queries in ...
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material design: secondary toolbar elevation

the guidelines for toolbar say: Toolbars appear a step above the content they affect. It also says that the toolbar can share seam with the content (unless scrolled), in the waterfall variant. ...
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Is the cognitive load of using both vertical dot and horizontal dot menus worth hinting at how the menu will appear?

For overflow and more menus, Google Material Design seems to favour vertical dot menus (see http://i.stack.imgur.com/VEvdm.png). Apple seems to favour horizontal dot menus (see http://imgur.com/...
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Is asking the “I certify that information submitted is true?” question worthwhile?

I recently watched a documentary on Netflix called (Dis)Honesty – The Truth About Lies. In it, there was an example about how simply reminding the user about attesting to submitting honest ...
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1answer
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How to treat 'activity' panel with no activity

I have a Web based UI, and it has a one line panel in which a summary of ongoing background activity is shown. When background activity is occurring, a spinner shows in the panel with a summary of the ...
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1answer
89 views

When is usability over design more important?

Im creating a dashboard webpage for desktop and have a side bar as a navigation. The title is white and the dashboard names are white. When looking at it, the white color makes it seem as if the ...
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material design: List with multiple primary actions

I have a list of keys, the user can annotate a key as positive, negative or neutral. There are no other interactions on a list item. So, i am considering these set of actions as the primary actions (...
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1answer
39 views

Loading strategy: when should I fetch images?

I redesigned my data loading strategy following this answer. My page displays a list of objects components (on a single page, between 30 and 150 items, sorted by section of one to 5 items maximum). ...
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3answers
67 views

Icon only vs. text and icon

Im working on a project now but I'm not sure if an icon alone is accessible (AA) or if it needs to be accompanied by text? Which would meet the AA standards?
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1answer
40 views

Choosing between internal and production version of page

I develop an administration interface of website. In "live edit" mode user can browse the website and edit pages (mostly texts). Website is presented in default production design to user and only ...
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2answers
37 views

Necessary to force the user to differ the new password from the old one?

I need to rewrite our password change dialog currently. It's designed to check whether the old password differs from the new password. Old password: something New password: something New password ...
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1answer
58 views

What is the best way to show the long grid/table in mobile app?

I am working on the design of mobile app which will connect with the Microsoft Dynamics CRM and show the data in the app. Now in the CRM there are many grids/table which I need to show in the mobile ...
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2answers
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Single or multiple help buttons for portlet-style UI?

We're building a call center app where there will be multiple portlets on a page, each with its own function. For example, when the call center agent logs in they might see a Work Queue portlet, a ...
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1answer
20 views

Dimensions of image that will print on all A4 and 8.5x11 printers? [on hold]

I'm a newbie designing a rectangular image to fill a page that will be printed by American (8.5x11) and European (A4) printers. How large should the image be, and what margins should I set, to ensure ...
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1answer
27 views

Is there a familiar / common way of getting users to bookmark a web app?

I am under the assumption mobile users prefer / are more familiar with installing an app from the store vs bookmarking a web app (as referenced below). Please correct me if this assumption is ...
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Customization of UI for single hand use

Looking at some articles written about Apples's new patent on specialised detection circuitry to whether the user is using the phone with their left or right hand, it leads to potential applications ...
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1answer
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Specific right click functions + Web browser. Good Idea?

I would create a web browser that can do specific functions by right clicking to thing. But also, users might want to save an image, or copy something. Is it worth killing the default menus for a ...
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3answers
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Show progress dialog or do task in background?

Example: User can write an article and when the user wants to submit it (send to server) how should the app handle that? Should it just show a progress dialog and while the dialog is shown restrict ...
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3answers
87 views

Circular scroll bar [on hold]

I have been developing a circular motion scroll, For Instance: if you rotate the circle clockwise the page will scroll down and if you rotate the circle anticlockwise the page would scroll up. ...
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4answers
187 views

Are long checkbox labels a problem?

I'm working on an admission application page and in one section of it there is a list of checkbox controls indicating the user has read/agreed to various policies or conditions and certifying the ...
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2answers
138 views

Allow users to use app without registering

I am planning on not requiring users to register upon downloading a mobile app (location-based social media), and instead allowing them to use a limited version of the app without an account. How ...
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1answer
32 views

Where should I place my credits for my App?

I am almost done with my first app, but I used a font that requires credit. Where should I put my credits for my app? Is there a required spot? I would prefer putting them in my app's description ...
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Displaying errors to a user - One at a time or all at once?

For context: This is a desktop application interacting with a service running on W7. I'll try and leave all the technical details out of this, but here goes: Part of my application has to send a ...
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5answers
218 views

Should I allow user to edit his age?

I have a web site that sell some services and products, including products with age restriction, such as beer, cigarette, etc... But also other type of products that doesn't require age restriction, ...
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3answers
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What is the advantage of using imprecise representations of time i. e. 'an hour ago'?

I see more and more that messengers like Skype forego precise timestamps and display things like 'just now' for messages younger than 5 minutes. The same holds true for YouTube videos, that show '1 ...
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3answers
60 views

How can i layout a search box

I have a search box with drop downs and checkboxes. The design is as follows: I want to show that Regulation line Item and Control Test check boxes are child check boxes of Review checkbox. Item ...
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1answer
32 views

Should I always attach a portfolio [on hold]

First time user, thanks for answering my first question! I'm currently a 3rd year design (Industrial/Product) design student. For the summer I'm trying to land a gig or internship with a company. ...
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89 views

UX/UI Responsive - Long forms with multiple language content

I want to know the preferred (and why it is good/bad) way to show a long form with multiple sections, which have content that should be in multiple languages (if multiple language is supported) The ...
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Responsive Issue [closed]

I just finished a responsive project. When I came to the testing it worked great on IE version 11 Firefox and Chrome, however I noticed that the media queries for screen size of 400 and less were ...
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What word can be used to mean either a website, web app or native mobile app?

I'm running into the comment/question "So, is it an app?" Well, first it will be a responsive site with some app-like functionality; then later it will also be a native app with the same ...
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1answer
41 views

Profile Picture, Circular? Square?

I have been reviewing standards that show the benefits of using circular pictures. We recommended this option to a client but the developer raised concerns over cropping. The developer mention when ...
2
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1answer
42 views

Keyboard key access for Toggle Button?

In material design when I try to access Toggle Button via Keyboard, the spacebar is used as an action button. Why not Left/Right keyboard keys are not used as action buttons. What is the right key for ...
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0answers
22 views

Survey structure for Live Chat Transfer between Agents

I'm developing a live chat application for my site and want to include a post-chat survey to gather feedback on my Agents. However, I have two types of Agents, for dealing with different queries, and ...
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2answers
39 views

Is there an alternative for tabular?

I have an amount of objects (can be any amount - 1, 5, 10...) They have about 12 characteristics - maybe +/- several, but not less than 9 I believe. The question is, is there any more appropriate ...
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2answers
203 views

Is it a dark pattern to change Radio buttons into a Dropdown?

Is it a dark pattern to change Radio buttons into a Dropdown in order to default to a particular option? The default option is the best deal and recommended for the user. However we still want to keep ...
3
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1answer
31 views

Keyboard hotkeys for direction + two clicks [slither.io]

I am using AutoHotKey to add hotkeys to slither.io. In this game player has two inputs: Mouse click events (hold down LMB, release LMB, press RMB) The direction to mouse pointer from center of the ...
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0answers
64 views

UX for allowing different details for each item on an order page

I’m designing a food ordering application to be used within my company wherein co-workers can order food from our in-house catering service for meetings and what not. Today, this is done via paper ...
0
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1answer
41 views

Best way to display start time and duration (since the start time)?

Some context: I'm trying to display the start time, and the duration since that time, in a single label. These timestamps are for urgent issues that need to be dealt with immediately. I'm leaving ...
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1answer
35 views

Filter vs Page Tabs?

Any UX issues, mainly on consistency, on mixing “filter based tabs” and “page based tabs” in a reporting system? Filter Tabs: In the below example, the content columns will remain the same however it ...
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0answers
65 views

Icon Challenge! [closed]

"A picture is worth a 1,000 words" We all know that using icons effectively in our applications can… - Transcend language barriers - Help users better understand & interpret information - ...
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5answers
168 views

Best practice for collapsible submenus?

I have a website navigational menu: Lorem Ipsum < Situs Pratius Quisque Dolor Duis Proin < Folios Artius Zalto Ramo Neque What should be the best practice for users; if a user ...
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53 views

Web UX: what are the practices of content segmentation without sub-menus?

I am thinking on the following task: I have a document with the content for the web-site. Document is structured with Level 1 headers. Under each header there is relevant content. One of the top ...
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1answer
78 views

Should I keep or remove the title for this form?

As the Log In button is in the toolbar the title seems like repetition. Do I keep (A) or remove (B) the title Log In? Or do I change the title and/or button text? Screenshots from an iPhone 6S but ...

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