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Suggest ways to display diff data for code snippets on a timeline

The overall goal of what I am trying to do is, I am trying to allow the visitor to view the 'lifecycle' of how one snippet of code has evolved over time. They should be able to quickly see how the ...
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A tab bar with a “more/others” tab

Our iOS app has four main screens + 3-4 less important ones. My current idea for navigation is to use a tab bar with five tabs: four for the main screens and one tab called "more/others" which ...
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How to make text selectable in master/detail table view?

That's my first question in stackexchange! We are designing a datatable view for scientistic users. They get this table after they input a bunch of filters and press search. The table is already ...
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Two similar values in two pickers with no labels

I have two date fields next to each other on a form in my app. I am not using labels for any of the fields. Rather I have put a help text inside each of them. When the user taps on a field, native ...
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Custom app theme colors - include text inputs?

Let's say I have a messaging app, where multiple users can post messages to a common discussion board. Each message on the board contains the user's name and the user's comment. The color for the ...
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Can a global search be positioned in the bottom navigation (Android) tab bar (iOS)?

iOS main navigation is the tab bar at the bottom and Android recently launched the bottom navigation. Normally the search is contextual to the screen you are on, and the entry point is positioned on ...
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Why does the prototyping day of the Design Sprint suck for the team?

OK, we just ran our first (Google Ventures) Design Sprint according to Jake Knapp's et. al. "Sprint" book. It was a very productive and overall pleasant event. Putting on my meta UX hat, I handed out ...
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What is considered best practice for using color in website text?

I'm in charge of a website that looks more or less like this: It needs some work, but I'm mostly worried about defending one aspect of the design: keeping the text black or at least grayscale. My ...
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Application design UI Android Wear

I'm currently developing an application on Android Wear to have quick overview of the people attending to a party. My problem is how to arrange the views to have the more efficient navigation. Here ...
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What is the best static icon to represent “work in progress”? [on hold]

I have a list of human work task, which each row has an icon on the left side to indicate if the task on the row has already finish or still in progress. For finish, I have no problem with the icon ...
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NN/g report and its application in design

Just wondering if anyone has had the experience of purchasing a NN/g report, which seems to be an authoritative and often quoted reference for things UX and web design related. I am trying to ...
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Push notification content in IOS 10 [migrated]

Does anyone know if the size of Push notifications will be expanded for IOS 10? From what I understand, they are currently at 235 characters. Will we be able to see a preview of certain imessage ...
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How to display deals in an elegant, card-based way?

I'm working on an application with deals , and I wanna know how I can display current deals in an elegant way. My current ideas are: download bmml source – Wireframes created with ...
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on my site I want the form to fill the screen on mobile phones [on hold]

I tried setting max-width:95% on my form for screen with max-width:760px, but something is overriding it, maybe because it doesn't see my device as smaller than 760px? Or because the max-width:600px ...
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US: How should I use feet/yards/miles?

I'm trying to localise an app for the US. The app shows a list of places with distances that are relatively close, so either walkable less than a 10 minute drive away. Currently if the distance is ...
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How to allow users to use an app's major functionality (without overwhelming them with forms)?

We are building an app for consultancy (online conference). However, before the customer can engage / connect with the consultant, to best serve the customer, there are several questions that the ...
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134 views

Where does Business Analyst fits in core UX/UI technology flow

User Experience (UX) Designer = Research + Design UI Developer = Design + HTML/CSS/JS Application Developer = HTML/CSS/JS + Back-End coding With reference to above diagram i would like to know ...
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1answer
47 views

treejack tree-test - pages that are not in main navigation (access from in-page links)

I'm planning a tree test using Treejack. I'm testing the current nav structure of a site to gain insight before re-designing the site including nav and structure. The site in question has ~150 pages....
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1answer
697 views

Why do app icons on force touch popups not appear consistently in the same left or right spot

On the iOS home screen, if I force touch on the second icon the popup icon stays on the left side of label. If I force touch on the fourth icon the popup icon stays on the right side of label. Why ...
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Enabling desired date format for users

I don't want to force users to use only mm/dd/yyyy format on my website. My case: User will be able to choose which date format he prefers on the website ( calendars, tables and so on): 12.30.2016 ...
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Should search display results by default or should users land on an empty page?

We are currently redesigning employee search for a web app and we are debating whether the search page should display some employee records by default or not. In my opinion displaying a portion of ...
2
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1answer
87 views

Communicating to user that content is associated with a specific record?

Lets say a main page provides navigation to two sections: Doing X and Doing Y. Doing X is associated with a single record, however, Doing Y is associated with zero to many records. Upon clicking Do ...
4
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2answers
71 views

How to find community feedback sites for web design and user experience critiques?

One of the ways I improve my website design and good user usability skills is by looking at other people's critiques on websites. I used to like Concept Feedback but it has closed down. How do I find ...
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2answers
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Prioritizing a list/table row

I have a table structure where each row is an item,now my use case involves prioritizing it based on certain parameters such that item with highest priority would come at the top. I will have a large ...
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131 views

For what reasons would you not include a volume control in an audio player?

Both Bandcamp and Soundcloud, two popular audio streaming services, don't have very accessible means of controlling volume. Bandcamp doesn't have a control at all, while Soundcloud only provides one ...
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1answer
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Integrity of “expand all” when user can expand/collapse children independently

Consider an application that displays a table (of arbitrary length) where the table is comprised of a header that includes an "expand-all/collapse-all" button, and each row in the table includes a ...
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51 views

Unicode symbol for orthogonal tesselation [closed]

We are considering adding another symbol to our programming language. Our philosophy is to use mnemonic symbols instead of keywords. For example, ⍉ means"transpose", while ⊣ and⊢ mean "left-side" and "...
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Should software for 8 to 14 year olds be colourful and “childish”?

I am developing a learning application for children somewhere between 8 and 14 years as part of my masters degree in Computer Science. I have absolutly no formal UI design background and in the past ...
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Best practice for translating context menu options to touch devices?

I'm building a photo site that must allow users to manage thousands of photos via paged thumbnails on a big desktop. I also want to offer a touch interface that is both usable and delightful on the ...
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52 views

Guidlines for UX teams working from a use case document

I am trying to resolve an issue here: The business analyst team here are adamant that the use case document that they write (including some wireframes that they've done) should be used as a template ...
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Diving into the world of infotainment and looking for any research on credentialing user via the mobile device? [closed]

Part One: Credentialing users on their mobile device to initiate app usage on the infotainment display Side note: Can't wait for my reputation to increase so I can create tags!
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1answer
53 views

What is the best way to design layout a screen on a tablet that's supposed to only show two button?

I know that the simple answer will be just add two buttons on the screen and I'm good to go. But I just feel that it's awkward to just put two button on the center of a big screen, especially because ...
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1answer
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which way is the best to present data based on depth

I am working on an application that presents data against depth (which starts from 0 or some negative value) and as we go deeper, newer data is captured which corresponds to a larger negative distance ...
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1answer
16 views

Taking a user to an editable details view when clicking on the item (in it's list) while in edit mode? (iOS)

I have a list of items in an iOS app. When clicking an item you are taken to a read only mode with information. The details disclosure arrow is shown on the items. Now I need to provide a mode where ...
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Best Practice for Product Names with many dimensions

I have read this related question: Best Practice for product titles with dimensions, but I felt it didn't deal with complex cases. My products broadly fall under "Construction Supplies" and as such ...
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0answers
24 views

Notification Count Badge in App overflow

What should be the maximum count for a notification badge in a app and what about when its overflow.
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3answers
210 views

Expandable grid interaction

I am designing a grid and need to accomplish two actions when clicking on a row: 1) navigate to a detail page for that row information 2) open an accordion "drawer" with more information. I am a ...
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1answer
87 views

Why do most car radios have 6 preset buttons?

When looking at modern car radios, it's obvious that the vast majority of these has 6 buttons for pre-set radio stations. Why? Why not less, why not more? It was very tempting to add radio-...
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1answer
19 views

Recommendations for organizing Solutions & Products

I'm trying to find the best way to re-organize solutions and products information for users. This is a very common organization focused classification system but as such can be confusing to many users ...
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1answer
42 views

Mixing vertical image slider for main items and horizontal slider for per item sub items

I am having a bit of a hard time to find a good solution for the following situation: As a user I'd like to add a section to my page. First you will need to choose which type of section you want (in ...
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6answers
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Default cursor on mouse over of a button is not a hand pointer

Why is the default cursor an arrow when you hover over an HTML <button>? I always thought that arrows let you select stuff, but hands let you execute an action. Since buttons execute actions, ...
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Validation of scanned images

I have been asked to appraise an interface On the right is a scanned image and it contains information about a user. It contains a unique ID, name fields and an address. The user has to find out ...
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Readable web font weights for blogs [closed]

I have a dilemma. Which would be an ideal weight for long text or blog articles? Should it be light, roman or regular? Which is easier to read? I currently using "Neuzeit Grotesk Regular" on my ...
4
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2answers
239 views

User choosing frequency-based thresholds

As part of a site's advanced filters, I want to give people the ability to filter based on the frequency of results. i.e. "show only results that occur at least once per month" or "show only results ...
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4answers
486 views

Shouldn't UX be Lean and Agile inherently?

People describe different types of UX such as Agile UX and Lean UX. Looking at the Agile manifesto and Lean methodology, it would seem to me that a successful implementation of UX processes would ...
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1answer
35 views

What is the best way to document/describe a completely new product?

Describing a new feature, optimization, or new section of an existing app for engineering and the product team is fairly solvable. You can build on a specific existing point of reference and user ...
4
votes
3answers
481 views

best practice for Android ActionBar filtration

I have android listview whose content is changed depending on the filters specified I have two menu filters in addition to the search that can be applied on these filtered results. The search is ...
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What is the challenge or resistance of inclusive design being used as a driver for better UX? [closed]

Looking at some of the red dot design award winners from last year, I noticed a particular entry in the communication design category that again highlighted the value of inclusive design in creating a ...
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1answer
368 views

Wizard pattern on IOS: Layout guidelines

I want to build an app for android and iOS that uses a five-step wizard to create an asset. Are there any established design patterns for tablets for a wizard pattern of this sort? I was thinking ...

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