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What do you call this ux pattern for search fields?

What do you call this feature where a search query gets converted to "tags" that has been popularised by Pinterest (but could also be seen in Google Drive, Facebook, Apple Mail etc) and what ...
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2answers
54 views

Usability testing

I'm planning some usability testing at work and have a few questions that I can't seem to find good answers for anywhere else. Firstly I'm relatively new to usability testing and have never planned ...
4
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1answer
25 views

Swipe direction when designing for Right-To-Left languages?

Books printed for people that reads Right-To-Left (RTL) languages is bound for flipping pages opposite direction of LTR. What is todays common swipe direction when moving forward to next page/view, ...
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0answers
30 views

Multiple child categories selection from multiple parent categories

I've been looking at multiple selection questions but none of them really fit what I'm looking for. The user can select multiple child categories from multiple parent categories. First, it has to ...
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2answers
45 views

Flow for scheduling payments

So am working on a mobile app that allows users to send money & pay their bills (electricity & telephone) Am adding a feature where these payments can be scheduled in advance. However i am ...
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2answers
28 views

Is it important to show order receipt every time?

Can anybody tell me how important is to show the order receipt every time, whenever the order is placed. Is there any other way to cut off this step? We are handling large enterprise applications ...
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0answers
21 views

Alternatives to a 3 stack of UISegmentedController iOS

One view I have is designed in a way that requires 3 separate layers of filtering. The first layer sorts by Image/Video/Person, the second sorts by Day/Week/Month/All Time and the third sorts by ...
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3answers
155 views

How to indicate real-time constantly loading content?

We're moving into more "next generation" web apps where the amount of reloading a page someone has to do is greatly diminishing in favor of real-time/reactivity. I'm wondering if there's some sort of ...
0
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1answer
32 views

Presenting site news on homepage without deterring users only interested in main content

Without getting into too much detail, my website is a database of statistics/ratings for basketball players in a video game. This is the main content of the site, and the current homepage is the most ...
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5answers
4k views

Wording: 0% or NO?

I need to represent a stat for a weight loss stat. Right now I have this wording: 2% weight loss the client hasn't think of the logical scenario of no weight loss or even worse, weight gain. So I'm ...
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2answers
36 views

Tree-view: Search

I'm projecting a New tree-view for a system, but my doubt is about the Search. Would I put a button that the user select if he wants to search also subfolders, or the system would to search ...
2
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1answer
71 views

Turning knobs with mouse wheel

When presenting (in a simulator) a user interface, that normally uses turning knobs, how should the mouse wheel map to the turning of the drawn knob? I am looking at a simulator which draws a bunch ...
0
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1answer
39 views

multiple 'sign ups' and 'log ins'

I have a program that works with two devices (phone and laptop). On each device you can sign up and log in unless you have already done so. Once the user has either signed up or logged in on either ...
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0answers
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How do I guide my users to input their silence threshold and vocal range

My game needs to know when users sing a high note, a low note and when they are silent. I tried using sliders (with energy level or pitch as background). I can use those to config the threshold and ...
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1answer
48 views

Creating the illusion of a random distribution

I have a list of similar elements, and I want to scatter a smaller set of strikingly different elements among them, with the intent of surprising the user and reviving interest in the list. Something ...
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1answer
43 views

Is there a user engagement benefit to breaking a long page into two pages?

I'm working on a site where many of the pages are around 2,000 words. The owner feels that user engagement is low and would like to break the pages into 2 parts to avoid 'reader shock' at the long ...
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0answers
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Whats a good .js sidebar experience? Kinda like Intercom UI [on hold]

Wondering if anyone knows of a good .js library that is very much like the Intercom app sidebar / chat window? Here is a image of what it looks like > ...
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2answers
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Why Amazon, Walmart, Fab and others have “login” only under main menu? Why not both login and register?

A lot of e-commerce stores have login link only under main menu on their mobile apps or website. Why do they hide register from main menu? UPD: What do you think guys, what is the best option: 1. Just ...
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2answers
67 views

Hiding vs. disabling actions and show a message on mobile

EDIT To clarify, I meant hiding vs. disabling actions with a message (similar to a toast) showing why it's disabled. I'm curious as to whether it makes sense to hide or disable actions on mobile. ...
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0answers
41 views

web design function / navigation / action

I joined a project in which a web application product (SaaS) is maintained. It manages repeat payments to payees. Now there are a set of actions: request an off-cycle payment, show payment history, ...
0
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1answer
30 views

What is the best way to represent two scores for a square result?

I'm not sure if this is the appropriate forum for this question, so please let me know if it is not. I'm a graduate student working on figures for a research article. I have data that is being ...
2
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4answers
79 views

On an application that does heavy calculations, with underterminate progress indicator, should we have a cancel button?

The application I'm working on performs very heavy calculations. Right now we're using an undeterminate spinner. I go nuts from this and can imagine our users get even more annoyed with it. I thought ...
2
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1answer
28 views

How much margin (if any) should I allow for in calculating SUS?

I'm running a use test for 12 participants split into 2 sets of 3 subgroups (user type and user location - these are NOT mutually exclusive groups). I need to produce 7 different SUS results: ...
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8answers
4k views

How to suggest a person to turn a page to see more details?

We are building a printed voucher (hard copy) for lab tests which looks like the following : The lab test center people who take the tests should mark the checkboxes with a pen or a marker against ...
3
votes
2answers
71 views

change password on first use (using temporary password from letter)

I am working on a financial web app which clients access to view their funds. Currently the clients are sent a letter with a temporary password for first login which when used takes them to a change ...
0
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1answer
27 views

Reconciling temporal relevance with awareness of existence in categorized item tables

I'm displaying an overview table of items. The items have a: category a date additional, domain-specific information that needs to be displayed in the same view On the overview list, only one item ...
2
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2answers
42 views

Geocode by user city (only if they actually give it to you) or by IP address (which you will always have)

OK, So I am having an issue with my users and geocoding them so I can suggest other users close to them. Here is the issue. In an effort to make sign up minimalistic, my users supply a username and ...
0
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2answers
43 views

Should a web app remember your accessibility settings after login?

We have a website/app in which users can select the following accessibility settings when on the login page: Language (default is English) Font size (default is 12px for regular text etc) Colour ...
4
votes
2answers
69 views

Should a responsive sticky side menu stay sticky at high resolution?

We have a website/app that has a side menu that sticks to the left side of the screen (see mockup below) It is a responsive site, so when accessed on higher resolution screens (or if the user zooms ...
0
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0answers
118 views

Why did Apple dropped bolt icon when charging a dead iPhone / iPad [on hold]

Something that was bothering me since long time. When you plug the cable to a completely drained iPhone/iPad the screen turns on to show a battery icon with a small red line on left which represents ...
0
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1answer
36 views

Fixed Sidebar with Accordions

I've been constructing a page with a fixed sidebar, that has lot of info placed into collapsed accordions.When user remains at the top of the page ,all is well, he can expand the accordions ,say 5 ...
0
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1answer
45 views

Website button on application?

Is it bad to keep a button that links to your website on your application? Do most people who use it see this as annoying?
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4answers
101 views

What is the best location for the “Add New Button”?

I have a list of records. A new record will be added on a regular basis, but only one record at a time. Having trouble deciding on the best location for the "Add New Button". Clicking on the button ...
0
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0answers
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Do you have an opinion of the SF State Mobile UX/UI Design Intensive? [on hold]

I have a good deal of UX design experience but not in the last ten years and not for mobile. I want to get up to speed and back in the game. If you have experience, what was good or bad about this ...
0
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2answers
43 views

Website notifications [on hold]

I am kicking around the idea of putting in place a new design pattern for notifications. These notifications would contain important/very useful information for the user but I don't want to block the ...
3
votes
4answers
62 views

Studies on color for the elderly

While color psychology has a set of more or less accepted premises, it varies according to age, geographic and cultural differences (between other variables). Now I'm building an app for elder people ...
0
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2answers
87 views

Search box on a landing page?

From my understanding, landing pages are to have one single focussed objective towards a conversion goal. I'm currently designing a landing page with the goal of getting users to sign up. The site's ...
3
votes
2answers
120 views

How well does the 5 second test/blink test work on mobile?

If you have not heard of the 5 second test before please see the following two articles (below each quote). Five seconds may seem like a short time, but in fact it is more than enough time for ...
0
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1answer
96 views

Customers with multiple locations

We've been creating an admin portal; the user of the portal would only be the staff at the company as this will be an internal tool. The issue we've run into is that we have conflicting opinions on ...
0
votes
3answers
71 views

Numbers VS Sliders Best Practice (Range 0-100, 0.5 steps)

I'm trying to make an easy-to-use site that calls for selection of multiple percentages. The site is for servers/bartenders/managers to input the total for the night, input what each group's ...
1
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1answer
40 views

Multiple Nested Views in Profile: Enterprise Business Application

I'm modernizing an enterprise level business application that currently does not have a graphical user interface, it's a CHUI. The application has a customer profile screen with a persistent profile ...
2
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2answers
47 views

Copy/paste VS Clone

When managing lists or objects, what are the advantages of a "clone" action over "copy & paste", if any? What are the disadvantages? Or when should you use one pattern over another? I assume ...
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5answers
3k views

How to indicate that something isn't to scale?

Background I'm developing a UI for displaying production equipment (pumps, tubing strings, FCDs, etc.) in an oil well. Most oil wells have equipment that is very unevenly spaced. For example, there ...
1
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1answer
55 views

Numbered vs named levels

Which one should be used in which cases? (lvl1, lvl2, lvl3 vs padawan, knight, master) So far my observation is, Numbered levels: Easily remembered Boring and predictable Named levels: Users ...
1
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1answer
51 views

Is it problematic to have dropdown selector options expand above the field instead of below?

I'm designing a product-based website, and I have a dropdown selector at the bottom of one of the pages near the footer. When I went to review development, I noticed that the way the dropdown selector ...
3
votes
1answer
46 views

Should you participate in design charette

This question is about a UX team exercise, called a 'design charette' (aka as design studio). In this exercise you try and get everyones ideas on the table and mix them into one bigger idea. This is ...
0
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1answer
60 views

Adding multiple filters in a table

Is it recommended that the filter is hidden at all times displaying its elements on request or have them upfront ? Image 1 : All filters displayed Image 2 : Add filters on request
4
votes
4answers
142 views

Is required validation possible on a switch/toggle control?

Scenario I want to make sure a user has made a selection on a switch input. On page load it is either on (1 - in image) or off (2 - in image) depending on what state it is set to in the code. ...
0
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1answer
59 views

Apple Watch: How to recruit users?

There are not a lot of users of the Apple Watch (at least in Germany there are probably less then 1%). Which user group would you recruit for a user test to get reliable results? I am thinking about: ...
2
votes
2answers
43 views

Show “Sign Up with” in landing page

At my company we're planning to redesign our landing page. Currently we have two big buttons, "Sign up" and "Sign up with Linkedin". One idea that came up is to remove the Linkedin button. When the ...

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