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2answers
12 views

Thinking about splitting out similar processes. Dilemma

I am working on a project that involves sending messages. Messages come in two flavours - a simple quick message and a full message (or campaign) which includes some additional information. I am ...
1
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1answer
28 views

Best way to subtract score on Android when a tap adds score?

I'm making a fencing scorekeeping Android app with an emphasis on design and simplicity (i.e. just showing the essentials). As such, I'm trying to avoid dedicated buttons for functions, but am using ...
0
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1answer
59 views

Do new pedestrian crossing buttons show an activated state?

I think many people are familiar with the situation of people waiting at the pedestrian crossing and repeatedly pressing (sometimes bashing) the button in the belief that it might somehow speed up the ...
2
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1answer
26 views

Reset page when gridview sort order is changed

I have a gridview with a number of columns and several pages. If a user changes how the data is sorted, should I automatically send them back to page 1? My initial belief is yes since the page they ...
0
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2answers
50 views

Source of user contacts for app

I'm making a mobile app similar in functionality with Whatsapp where the user will have to select and contact acquaintances (friends, family, co-workers ..you name it) so I'm just wondering if it's ...
2
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3answers
143 views

Why are two forms on one page bad?

I have been requested to put two forms on one page. The page is directed to from a "Pay Bill" link on our home page. The user currently lands on the page and they have a log in form with two inputs, ...
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2answers
46 views

Including both Stripe Badge and SSL badge for credit card form?

I am currently reading up on credit card form design best practices, and giving visual cues for security seems to be a recurring issue. I use Stripe for credit card processing, and I have not seen ...
0
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1answer
34 views

Should archived files (.zip, .gz, .7z, etc) have a subdirectory with the same name or not?

Whenever I unzip a compressed file (let's call it "file.zip"), my instinct is always to unzip it into a subdirectory called "file". However, this always often to me unzip it into "file\file" and ...
2
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1answer
60 views

How to design a credit card/payment form for a site filled with non-standard fonts?

Looking over many credit card form design best practices, they stick to very simple/standard fonts and designs. However, these sites use the same fonts throughout the whole site. If my site design ...
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2answers
35 views

Which approach is better for Delete confirmation when the operation may fail?

I'm developing an Android application where I have entities A and sub-entities B. An A can have multiple Bs associated with it. (There's a database check for referential integrity). I'm planning to ...
2
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2answers
61 views

Recognizability of shorthand

Currently working on wireframes for a mobile app and am using w/ to say "with" when discussing a primary object which has customized items listed as small images. My question is: Do you happen to ...
3
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3answers
37 views

Staying current with many enterprise applications in the portfolio

Our organization has 6 applications that our end-users interact with on a daily basis. Each application is developed by a separate team and lives in their own solution files. We've made an effort in ...
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0answers
40 views

Visual Studio 2013 Iconset [on hold]

I'm developing an application to be used together with Visual Studio 2013 (not an extension, doesn't even need VS to run). Where can I get VS2013 iconset to use in my application and how freely can I ...
0
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1answer
44 views

Display time period/duration in hours/minutes and man-day in web project management tool

We're building an in house project management Web tool. Our tool is based on Redmine where time duration is set in hours. It isn't acceptable for our needs. We need granularity in minutes. Really to ...
2
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1answer
79 views

Is content teasing effective?

so lately I've been wondering, if there's any research on efficiency of content teasers, and by that I mean blurred content (for example: answers to questions) with registration button. My main ...
0
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3answers
121 views

Are centered input boxes cool?

Take a look here - http://jsfiddle.net/9wFJS/2/embedded/result/ Which of the three is good? This is inspired by a conversation here... I like the second one, but two users disliked it. One saying ...
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0answers
12 views

suggest free mock-up online/offline tools [duplicate]

Please suggest free online/offline tools for creating mobile, desktop and web application. I am looking for a tool that is easy to use and shows a very closer look to the original one that will be ...
48
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17answers
6k views

Toilet flush buttons

This question has been bugging me ever since I've started learning usability. I am talking about the two buttons for the flush : Full and half container. On one hand, the button shape has to ...
27
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6answers
3k views

Automatic calling system: “Press star” or “Press asterisk”?

I'm not a native English speaker and currently have a task on my desk to translate some texts for an automatic telephone calling system. You know the stuff: to confirm your request, press one, to ...
0
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1answer
43 views

Hover or click on dropdown menu

My application allows a PNG export thanks to my 'E' button. The user can choose to export the image with captions or without it. The client with which I am working doesn't like the hover effect on my ...
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3answers
89 views

Best browser solution for secondary window

I'm writing a web app for accountants managing employee salaries in organizations. The accountants request is while editing an employee salary form parameters to preview it's Paycheck report. The only ...
0
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1answer
39 views

Combining a grid view and list view on the same interface

I'm working on a UI which needs to include a series of video thumbnails and folders containing more video thumbnails. At current, the videos are being layed out in a 'list view'. A video thumbnail ...
1
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1answer
54 views

How should I capitalize and format references to UI field entries?

Several sources recommend capitalizing and formatting references to UI element labels just as they appear in the UI. My question is how should I capitalize categorical references to the information I ...
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2answers
79 views

List versus table design

The inability for tables to deal with data that span multiple rows, especially in situations where the screen space is limited is one particular reason why list views have been used as an alternative ...
0
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1answer
58 views

Login icon vs global icon on mobile

I'm working on a mobile website and have hit on an uncommon problem. The global site menu uses a hamburger menu (I know there's documentation we shouldn't be using this anymore - but that's another ...
0
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2answers
89 views

Tabs for mobile application

I am developing a mobile application that has a persistent nav bar at the top with no tabs or footer at the bottom. However there is one screen of this app where I would like to use tabs. Would it ...
5
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3answers
179 views

Should all fields in a web form be the same length? [duplicate]

Attached is a screenshot of a web application I am building. It shows where the user can enter input to perform a search. My question: should the text boxes/comboboxes all be the same width? The ...
5
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3answers
264 views

Omiting label element on self-explanatory form

I have a form that consists of an input box and a button. The button says "Search". For sighted users, it seems that no label element is required for the input box as it is obvious that you enter ...
1
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1answer
48 views

How to implement a Toggle Switch behavior for multiple Input Boxes

Consider part of the web page below: Currently Users can add new rows and and enter values, which are either various numbers that are considered as English Units upon entry. i.e. feet, inches, and ...
3
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4answers
112 views

Real life example how use Google Analytics to improve UX

I'm currently working as a visual designer for a small startup and because we are really small we don't have money to hire UX expert, so I'm trying to do UX as well. We are measuring many kinds of ...
0
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2answers
80 views

Best way to have volume buttons on phone?

I've been curious about how the volume buttons for phones could be improved and how they currently work. There are a couple different things that can be changed: Ringer volume Playback volume ...
0
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0answers
5 views

Google Analytics payment gateways are tracking referrals [migrated]

Google Analytics is tracking my payment gateway conversion as a referral. This is because we take the user to the payment gateway, eg PayPal, but bring them back to the site for the order ...
20
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4answers
3k views

How many required fields are too many?

Is there a general number of fields where people will likely be turned off and not even fill things out? When does frustration begin to set in in a long form with a lot of required fields? I ...
0
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0answers
22 views

Real Proportional image scaling [on hold]

I am looking for a real solution for proportional background image scaling. I have a WordPress theme with this featured already. see >> http://www.christophjaniesch.de/ But I couldn't figure out how ...
0
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1answer
48 views

Multi-level dropdown suggestions

I am trying to design a selection pop-up for a medical website I'm working on. The idea of the pop-up is that the user should be able to specify (for a specific medical sample) the following three ...
0
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1answer
67 views

Best Loading Screen [on hold]

I have always been a fan of what developers use as their loading screens. I've always enjoyed unique ones that give me something to look at while I'm waiting, rather than a bar measuring the data ...
0
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0answers
31 views

What's is the best way of multilevel search design as per UX point of view? [on hold]

I am working on a project in which i need to design multilevel search option like Google. In my application user can search by folder, file, social media, employee name, employee id, post, article ...
0
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0answers
14 views

(Android) Does small screen affecting on app usage? [on hold]

I'm planning to buy an Android phone. After reading this article on the Wall Street Journal, I decide to buy a small one. The point is, when you you that, some app may not have enough area to display. ...
0
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0answers
16 views

Client-side pre-filter feedback

I am seeking a good way to give users advanced feedback about how many search results they will be excluding if they enable each advanced filter option. I am using a Faceted search technique where ...
3
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3answers
71 views

Should a progress bar go backwards when reverting changes

Related to Should a progressbar go both ways? Assume a file copy dialog box with an option to stop and revert the current operation. If the user chooses to revert, would it be better to roll the ...
0
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2answers
39 views

Standard representation of states for objects in software application

I am trying to come up with a standard to be included in a style guide for a software application. One of the difficulties with the guide is around documenting states/status that seem to have a ...
2
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2answers
78 views

Guidelines for identifying “power users”?

Are there any guidelines for determining whether an audience type are "power users" and if their usage warrants more powerful features? For instance, could a user who orders products from a b2b ...
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2answers
80 views

Sliders and undoing?

I am looking to improve my open source project Retro Graphics Toolkit (for more information see https://github.com/ComputerNerd/Retro-Graphics-Toolkit ) and one feature that I plan to add is ...
1
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3answers
74 views

UX as a priority in software application design outside of IT

I came across an interesting discussion on the Academia StackExchange website about why talented scientist write horrible code. To summarize some of the main discussion points (I suggest reading it ...
0
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1answer
58 views

What is a good size for profile pictures?

I'm trying to implement profile pictures on a site that I'm working on, and I'm wondering what is a good size for the pictures (what users should upload and what the picture will be ultimately resized ...
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0answers
58 views

Implementing Google Material Design on non-digital products

Reading through the Google Material Design principles and explanations, it seems like they have abstracted the design of products to a high level that is applicable to a range of traditional and ...
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2answers
41 views

Tweaking search results page

I'm trying to build new UI for user search page, nothing too fancy - simple input, one drop-down and search button. I'm using bootstrap to speed thing up and after some time I've created something ...
0
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1answer
20 views

notify user of not being able to update array

I have an array of images that is loaded on my iphone through the internet. It is then cached. If I don't have any internet or bad internet should I load the cached array with: An on screen alert ...
12
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1answer
291 views

Measuring how easy it is for a humans to distinguish two colors

From looking at the Hex values green "008000" and forestgreen "228b22" seem to be more different from each other than seagreen "2e8b57" and forestgreen "228b22" If simply add up the difference by ...
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0answers
16 views

How to conduct remote UX research in Japan [on hold]

I am looking for a remote platform for user testing in japan only, already tried usertesting.com and similar. Not really interested in companies that offer Ux services...only a platform. Does any one ...

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