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Form design for editing 3 co-dependent values

I have 3 values that depend on each other. For example: pace, distance, time, and pace = time/distance (note: pace is speed inverted). The user can edit any of them and one of the values should be ...
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1answer
23 views

Format for a design specification for an Interactive Product

Assuming you are following a design methodology such as the IxD iterative approach which covers requirements gathering, prototyping, evaluation etc This creates a lot of information (data) usability ...
0
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2answers
33 views

Begin the column at the top of the title or at the top of the first main content text block?

On our homepage we have a content and a column with some boxes. What is the better approach: 1. Begin the first column box at the top of the title: 2. Begin the first column box at the top of the ...
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1answer
36 views

Correct way to present an option for visual deficiency (ie. colorblindness)

I would like to present an option for users who have a visual deficiency (specifically, colorblindness) to choose so that the UI can adjust its colors accordingly to best suit them. What should I name ...
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59 views

UX for exclude filtering (e.g. “don't show these categories”)

I have a search returning events of many categories. Rather than narrowing down what they "want", users are more likely to narrow by what they "do not want". For e.g., I have 100 events this week in ...
2
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1answer
45 views

Store Locator using Google Maps - Initial Zoom Level

I've noticed that store location pages of various Australian retailers and services don't initially position and zoom directly into the users current location even when the GPS coordinates are known ...
2
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1answer
43 views

How to show validation messages on a modal/dialog form

We have a dialog as HTML/CSS based desktop window (Sciter based UI if that matters ) and there is a requirement to provide validation messages on it: Questions that we have: Is it in principle ...
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35 views

Should an “Enable”/“Disable” menu item use a checkmark or change its text?

I’m working on a desktop application. Some of the menu items allow the user to enable or disable certain functionality in the program. There is some disagreement on how these menu items should work. ...
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1answer
27 views

Creating account when clicking the TOS link [on hold]

There is a slight difference of opinion at my company between 2 approaches and we're looking for some expert advice on this. We have a form in which we're asking for various info from the user, ...
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0answers
25 views

Font size in actual iOS differs from Photoshop mockup? [on hold]

I'm facing a weird issue here. I did a mockup for iPhone 5 + iOS7 in Photoshop, and since Photoshop handles font size in points, I passed all these info with the mockup file to the dev team. (e.g: ...
2
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1answer
55 views

Merging company data

I have a client whos software contains lists of companies. A company can have users, locations and other attributes associated with it. Users have complained that they cannot merge two companies ...
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2answers
66 views

What's a good way to show people that they can swipe on an app [duplicate]

I'm trying to give people a visual clue that they're able to scroll left and right inside of an app for the iPhone. I tried to show that you're able to scroll left and right by having a tiny part of ...
0
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0answers
51 views

What's an excellent example of tips integrated on a web page?

In my app, I'd like to suggest next steps for users, based on where they are in their onboarding process. Currently, on the top of the page, a box shows up with information, if there is any The ...
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1answer
46 views

Start/end dates automation

Let's say that a user has to enter a start date and an end date for some activity, and that activity usually requires a known (default) amount of time (period). To help the user out, let's go ahead ...
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1answer
46 views

Displaying statistics: Use spider graphs? [on hold]

Is a spider graph or progress bars better to display a set of statistics/attributes? E.g. pace, shooting accuracy, dribbling for a football player.
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0answers
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What does the StackExchange inbox icon represent — and how could it be improved [migrated]

Ever since I started using StackExchange, I've been slightly annoyed by the inbox icon users see when they're logged in: Each time I see the icon, I start thinking: "What does this stand for?" I ...
2
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3answers
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Is the marquee loading bar bad for user experience?

What is a Marquee loading bar? The highlighted part of the progress bar moves repeatedly along the length of the bar. You can start and stop the animation, and control its speed. Marquee progress ...
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0answers
24 views

iOS (iPhone) multi step action sheet UX

I'm trying to decide the best UI components to allow our user to perform a two step selection process in a map view. It feels like the action sheet is the appropriate UI element to use, but using one ...
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1answer
48 views

What do companies like Apple do to make their software feel natural, cohesive, and refined?

From a UX standpoint, is there anything governing how a program/mobile app subconsciously makes the user feel? How do users end up getting the feeling that products are solid, secure, and integrated? ...
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4answers
68 views

Deletion Confirmations - Making clear what you will lose?

I am currently working on an error prevention concept for a Windows Forms application. When the user is going to delete an object, how important is it to tell what the exact consequences are? In my ...
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0answers
14 views

Represent data by relative importance first and size second

I'm trying to represent a list of consumers, each with one of x attributes. The graph needs to compare how many consumers have each attribute but also show that if n number of consumers has a specific ...
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0answers
40 views

Is the icon for telephone outdated? [duplicate]

Given that a large proportion of the world's people have probably never seen a "telephone" with a handset and coiled cord (and likely never will), why is that the icon that is still used? But then, ...
3
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2answers
44 views

Comparing/merging two records using Material Design

Problem: We are working on a medical scheduling application. A common problem are duplicated patient records, stemming from legacy data or from careless inputting under pressure, without consulting ...
0
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1answer
24 views

How to show monthly reminder's date

I'm going to create an app where users can select a date and time and then say they want to be reminded repeatedly, e.g. every month at that day of month. However, I'm not sure how to handle/show ...
0
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3answers
66 views

Quantifying discoverability on where or how information is found, presented

How do you objectively quantify a discoverability problem if the designer insists it is your fault that you can't find something? I am an user of this network of sites, which has a subsite for every ...
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1answer
37 views

What is an average header height for mobile websites?

What is recommended/average header height for mobile websites. Browsers such as Chrome and Safari have an address bar at the top which takes space so in terms of UX how big the header (eg bootstrap ...
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11answers
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How to indicate that an element is “new” in a list

I was wondering if you had any clever idea of how to show that an element in a list is new. In my case I'm displaying a list of documents and I want the user to see which ones are new since their ...
3
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3answers
447 views

Should I implement complex gestures for expert users?

For the most of software, there are keyboard shortcuts allowing the user to make complex actions in a small amount of time. These shortcuts are often made for advanced users and could be tricky and ...
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0answers
50 views

How to display custom or advanced settings?

In many interfaces, there is a set of default settings and then a need for the user to be able to override those with custom settings. Do you have any examples of how to handle this well in an ...
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0answers
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Button Labels : Contextual Names or Generic Names [duplicate]

When we label the buttons should we use contextual names or generic names. For example, I have a form to add a new employee.Here the button is named as "Save", which is more generic. How about ...
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1answer
56 views

Best way of displaying traffic (current situation) in favourite pubs

I'd like to ask you about the best way of displaying traffic (current situation) in favourite pubs. It should be easy to understand and it should be proper way for a map with places. My current idea ...
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0answers
35 views

Two different advertisement position depends on content height [on hold]

I need two different advertisement positions depends upon the dynamic article content height. Vertical middle position of the advertisement between the content (If the content full on window height ...
0
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1answer
70 views

the presentation of a selected button of a page

It's often the case that there are two kinds of presentations of a selected page, like the following: 1.the selected button become dark and invalid, while others page-buttons are up-light and valid ...
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3answers
137 views

How can I communicate the user, that the refresh button must be clicked to refresh the content?

In an web app the user can restrict the timeinterval of an chart via a min, and a max date. When the two desired dates are set, the user has to click on the refresh button. Observated users hastiated. ...
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0answers
25 views

Material design frame work is useful to us as bootstrap? [on hold]

I am thinking about to use of material design, any suggestion for good or bad?
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0answers
16 views

How to slice iPhone 6 plus design? [on hold]

I have create one design as per iPhone 5S dimension. How can I slicing these images.
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1answer
61 views

UI design pattern, or excellent example, for repeat delivery

Suppose I'm running a website that does repeat deliveries (e.g., ship you a Nuttella sandwhich and a tin of spam once a week). Are there any prevailing UI design patterns for displaying a customer's ...
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votes
2answers
140 views

Does rewarding of daily tasks drive away a group of users?

I noticed that some websites invite me to do a particular kind of activity daily. For example, Duolingo would challenge me to learn a language for 10 days in a row and StackExchange would give me a ...
3
votes
2answers
102 views

Optimizing interface for creating files

We're building an app in which the user is able to upload or create a file and we're currently trying to optimize the experience of file creation. Currently our interface looks like the following: ...
0
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1answer
79 views

Best practice for quick file searching

So I want to start my question with an example: In pretty well known extension for Visual Studio called Visual Assist there's a functionality for quick file searching. Which basically just creates ...
10
votes
2answers
221 views

Why not show password criteria on login screen?

I have frequently bumped into this issue: sites ask for my password (e.g. Stack Exchange itself) when I want to do something like updating my profile. This is per se a low priority site for me so I ...
0
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1answer
65 views

Usage of animated buttons and effects on user experience

I see more and more animated buttons in service oriented web applications, especially in registration and completing an action. In the literature of persuasive psychology, moving objects are used for ...
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3answers
136 views

Form design for CRUD actions

Should CRUD actions such as Add a new item, Update an existing item and View item details be on the same form? what's the preferred approach to let the user know "where is he \ what is he currently ...
0
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0answers
20 views

Good design patterns for tiered multi-select [duplicate]

How should we go about re-creating a tiered multi-select? Are there any good variations on the example below? I think we'll need to cater for 4 or 5 levels in the hierarchy. The primary use will be ...
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0answers
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How to git diff .bmpr file extension? [closed]

I'd like to use git as source control manager for keeping track of changes to my low-fidelity mock-ups developed using Balsamiq. However, git diff ain't of much help. I'd like to know from the ...
2
votes
1answer
35 views

How do I improve the QR code scanning experience?

Many people see QR codes, but many people don't know how to use them since an additional app is required. Sometimes TWO apps are required such as Zxing Some newbie people open up a camera, and take ...
0
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0answers
16 views

Is there a research about effectiveness of swipe interfaces vs tap interfaces?

Basically what I want to learn is how popular or useful is the swipe in comparison to the tap button in Tinder? Which one does the users rather using? Are there any numbers or data about this topic? ...
0
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0answers
32 views

How to show that items in a “Filtered” List will contain only a portion of what would be in the unfiltered item?

OK, I'm showing brain injured users (we may software for therapy software for folks with head injuries) a list of Tasks. Each Task has several Lessons. I want to filter those Tasks so that we show ...
0
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4answers
51 views

Online store, best way to display a shirt with front and back graphic

I'm wondering what is the best way to display a shop item (on the shop index page) so that the customer is aware that there is a back graphic? I'm leaning towards possibly having a large diagonal line ...

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