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1answer
52 views

Where should i place the helptext on a form designed for tablets?

Im designing a form for tablets. The helptext needs to appear dynamically (i.e. on focus on the field) & cannot be hidden behind help icons etc. I have space to allow the helptext to appear on ...
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42 views

Quiz in a HTML email - alternative for displaying form elements

One of our clients wants to send a HTML mail containing a quiz. I don't know how this sort of quiz is called in English, but i will try to explain: There are questions in one ordered list, each ...
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2answers
32 views

Close button on mobile registration process

I am working on a registration process for a mobile site which uses a progress tracker. On completion of the registration the user is instructed that they need to check their email to activate their ...
0
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3answers
34 views

What is the correct or more appropriate symbol for 'accounting'? [on hold]

I am building a web based application for my company. I confuse when I have to decide a symbol for 'accounting' division. I have two symbols, 'dollar' and 'coins'. Which one is more appropriate symbol ...
4
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0answers
64 views

Should we trust a user's web browser to tell us the language/culture they want?

We are based in New Zealand writing a web application for NZ and Australian users initially, with prospects to expand in the future. Our application examines the Accept-Language header of the user's ...
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5answers
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Does a password strength indicator increase password strength?

Just browsing the internet, I saw a password strength indicator on a sign up, and I realized that I personally didn't care. Does anyone know if, on average, password strength indicators increase the ...
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3answers
91 views

How to present a form where all fields are optional but at least one must be filled out

I have a form like this: The user must fill in the first or third field. They can also fill out two fields or all fields. Essentially they need to provide a link or comment for the form to submit. ...
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1answer
46 views

How to source the initial requirements for an app?

I have an app idea but do not know how to do an initial requirements documentation. Do I do a survey based on what features I think would be good? Do I do a competitive analysis? I have no budget to ...
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0answers
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Scoring interface for various projects

I am working on this project where a master reviewer writes a requirement for a project and defines various criterias on which the project needs to be evaluated on. The ordinary reviewers give a score ...
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1answer
50 views

Choose among 30+ items in android

Does anyone have a best practice on how to present 30+ items (numbers, say between 1 and 30) on an android screen? I thought about using a number field, but maybe it's better to make a screen with all ...
2
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2answers
63 views

What is the best way to add filters over a grid or a chart?

I had to create the same thing twice in two different companies. A web page that is displaying some data (tabular or chart) and it needs to be filtered. The filters are an important part of the page ...
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Should clicking the logo for a website while on the home page reload the page?

Many websites have their logo near the top which is a clickable link to the homepage. There's some interesting discussion about this kind of button in this question. I am wondering if it's a good user ...
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0answers
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Case study focused on User research for app

I am looking to get examples of a case studies/ methodology for an app which explains the process that is focused on the user research part of gaining insights. A step by step approach which would ...
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0answers
39 views

What are options for a “soft” paywall? [on hold]

Google consumer surveys is a "soft" paywall, where the user answers marketing questions to gain access to content. I have seen other soft paywalls, where the user has to watch a video ad. What are ...
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3answers
187 views

Why do scrollbars revert to original scroll distance when mouse is dragged sideways too far?

When dragging the scrollbar using the mouse, the contents of the scrollpane move up and down as the bar moves with the mouse. But if you keep the mouse button held down, and move the pointer sideways ...
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0answers
57 views

How can I alter the following GUI for a better user experience [on hold]

I am accessing the following table to interact with the GUI below. I find the UI very messy and this is my setup after like 3hrs. (It was way messier before). Can I get some advice on how I could make ...
2
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2answers
141 views

When to use spin boxes, and when to use numbers-only edit boxes?

When should we use numbers-only edit boxes, and when should we use spin boxes? Is there a rule of thumb to decide which to use? Or should we always use spin boxes if we'll be inputting only numbers? ...
4
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2answers
37 views

Intuitive cross-cultural terms for full name and name-to-be-addressed-as

If a user interface only deals with English or European languages, it's usually quite straightforward to split a user's name into given_name and surname. This way, you can easily do things like: ...
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1answer
45 views

Message when download starts/ends (I cannot know when it ends)

I have a website where users can download some files. My question is, what message should I write when the download starts? Note that it is impossible for me to know when the download has actually ...
0
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1answer
38 views

what is the reason behind chrome not implementing this feature?

Many browsers implement "Do you want to close all tabs" dialog box when we try to close the browser but not chrome. Why is this? What's the reason behind chrome not implementing such feature? Does ...
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0answers
28 views

method to do user research in initial stages

Which is the best method to do user research for app in the nascent stages of the product? There is hardly any budget to do extensive testing. Limited time and Limited budget. Need the information to ...
0
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1answer
37 views

What UI Control should I use to allow users the select the order items are displayed in?

Our UI displays different list of attributes in tooltips (mouse over) and balloons (right click). Users can select the attributes that will be displayed in each case in an admin panel. I want to ...
3
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2answers
111 views

Is a hover tip with a slide out drawer that reveals labels enough to consider the cognitive load hit acceptable?

I'm exploring using icon only navigation for tasks/sub-nav on an education app. The interaction would provide a hover tip and also an arrow at the bottom would expand the menu to show the icon text. ...
2
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1answer
51 views

Choosing between two versions of a website

A website I'm working on will have slightly different content for residential vs commercial users. So the user needs to choose which version of the website they want to view. The best way of doing ...
4
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3answers
75 views

When is it a good idea to force a format in a text box for currency?

Is this a good idea to format a text box if it's only for currency? It makes sure the user does not enter unwanted characters, including the decimal character. What I have now is this. For example, ...
0
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3answers
68 views

My English translator capitalizes every noun. Is it correct? [duplicate]

I'm developing an Android/iPhone application. My translator for English localization uses a lot of capitalization. For example, in the app menu, it suggests: |Export Data to Folder| |Prevent Screen ...
1
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1answer
58 views

Should “delete” and “cancel” be icon or text in mobile application?

Designing an interface for an android app, I stumbled upon a paradox and I'm a bit confused about what to do and why to do. Context User wants to delete his/her post's comments.
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1answer
94 views

Auto agreement to the ToS by clicking “Sign Up” button in sign up form

I'm developing a Sign Up page for an online service I provide. And I'm at a point where I need to decide if I'm going to have a checkbox for the user to check to make clear that the user agrees with ...
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3answers
79 views

what do you think about that comment delete screen UX/UI?

we have an android app that lets you share thoughts with friends without revealing who you are. It's in developing processes now! I designed comments delete screen, but I'm not sure it's good for UX. ...
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8answers
1k views

Should I never ever use only placeholders in forms?

I have a form that the users will use a lot of times becouse is the main funcionality of my webapp. It has select boxes with large options, so they are quite wide. Looks something like this: May ...
4
votes
2answers
52 views

What is the general meaning of a struck out hyperlink?

For instance, when I click on a colored underlined text, I am expecting it to be a hyperlink, redirecting me somewhere. When the hyperlink changes its color, I expect it to be already visited. But ...
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0answers
52 views

Design of changing entities [on hold]

Is there a standard practice for designing a website/software which has entities that change every year or some other duration but also has info that does not change that often? For example, in an ...
1
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1answer
24 views

Similar functionality on multiple pages

Does it make sense to carry similar functionality on two different pages? In my case our team is considering allowing images (which are versions of an asset) in a gallery to be commented and ...
0
votes
2answers
118 views

When designing and coding websites, do people usually go with the “Design in Photoshop and Slice” method or is there another way? [on hold]

I've seen a lot of tutorials that design the site in like Photoshop and then slice it to code it. But, that just seems like a lot to me. I've never designed it in something like Photoshop. I've always ...
0
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1answer
39 views

how to visually distinguish two types of items in a list

Is there a best practice or convention for distinguishing two or more types of items in a long list in an elegant way? I have a search box in my app that returns two types of medical diagnosis codes. ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

adding new users VS existing users

let's say that i have a form to enter members subscriptions in a fitness center club. the "Add member" form contain the member personal data (first name, last name,phone, ... etc) and the club plans ...
0
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0answers
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I need suggestions for an 'undelete' icon [migrated]

Trying to come up with a undelete icon, the best ideas I've come up with so far are an upside down wastebin with rubbish underneath it. It is going to be placed on a user profile page that lists user ...
2
votes
1answer
49 views

How to show an item's context in a hierarchy

I'm trying to figure out a way to allow contextual navigation to nearby items in a large hierarchy. For example, say my hierarchy is countries, states, counties and citites. When viewing a county, ...
4
votes
2answers
114 views

When is using haptic feedback for button presses a good idea?

I've noticed that on Android phones only some button presses result in haptic feedback. For example, pressing any of the 3 main buttons (Back, Home, Multitask) will cause the phone to vibrate. So does ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Dropdown menu or radio buttons to represent choice [duplicate]

Our team is deciding between Checkboxes or Dropdown menu to represent a single choice the user is able to make Dropdown menu Radio Button Both options allow us to have the user make a single ...
2
votes
2answers
51 views

Hover states on tables with striping

Do hover states on tables which already use zebra striping add any value? I'm really looking to understand what the benefit of a hover state is, and particularly if there is any additional value to ...
4
votes
1answer
69 views

Best practice for clearing user input from a kiosk app?

We're developing an app which will be run on a dedicated device on display in a promotional stand. The app consists of a splash screen and several subsections, one of which allows users to select up ...
19
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4answers
1k views

What should the character limit(s) for first/last name inputs be? [on hold]

We want to create input fields for a user's first and last names. What should the minimum and maximum limits be, if any, and why?
4
votes
1answer
52 views

Should a user be informed if their Do Not Track request is honoured?

In recent years all major browsers have added support for the HTTP Do Not Track (DNT) header. The user is able to configure their browser to send the header with all HTTP requests to a web server, ...
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vote
3answers
39 views

Sign up page guidelines or trend?

Is there a reason why the signup page on many websites are totally separated from the rest? I noticed that it results as a single page, where there is only the logo of the site and the signup form. No ...
1
vote
3answers
74 views

Make it clear a capture was taken

We are developing a software application to control a medial device. It is used for capturing images, which are then then analyzed. The operator of the device has to manually align the device in three ...
0
votes
3answers
71 views

Allow Multiple Instances of a Page

On my UI, I want to have any option/icon so that user can show that this page can be copied or not e.g: The sample that I have decided so far is that when user hovers over the page, "allow multiple ...
1
vote
2answers
88 views

Mobile Form + Master/Detail list

I'm currently working on an automotive review app which I have to display all the information related to the review in only one context. The review structure is based on a form of 4 fields and a list ...
2
votes
2answers
169 views

Has anyone used a hamburger style left nav in a web application (not a website)?

Has anyone used a hamburger style left navigation in a web application (not a website)? We are looking to see how you handled? If it is even popular thing to do for an application (not mobile) but ...
1
vote
3answers
62 views

Inserting a long word in a limited header space

In my website, i'm presenting a basic table that has some action items for each row. X and Y must be replaced by two words that are trademarked and the words are actually long. Say X is ...

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