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Double clicking action buttons as confirmation

I know it actually depends on the situation. But my colleague insists of using popup dialogues as confirmation and found it counter-productive(or am I wrong?) Users are to make checklist which ...
2
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1answer
71 views

Gesture for alternative actions

I am working on an iOS applications using SceneKit. That means the main screen contains a simple 3d scene, with various small objects in it. The main interaction from the user is dragging and ...
3
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5answers
78 views

Should an 'error message' be displayed in anticipation, or show after user interaction?

In an application (desktop, mobile and native) we have functionality that enables users to reschedule an technician appointment that they have previously booked, by clicking on a call to action/link ...
4
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1answer
40 views

Best Way to Time Users Performing Physical Activities With Mobile Application?

I work in enterprise UX and need to measure metrics for how the usability of our future application will have improved work performance among users. The system the users use today does not record a ...
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Anyone using Marvelapp for showing mockups to clients? [on hold]

I'm in a company that's doing web designs, and they are still using the old method of design-in-Photoshop, save as JPEG, and then upload the JPEGs to Marvelapp, add hotspot linkings to the navigation ...
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Is there a standard “to left justify text and right justify numeric values.”

I'm being told by an experienced BA (> 25 years) that "Numeric numbers are usually totaled therefore should be right justified." And that text should always be left justified. I have never heard ...
0
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1answer
58 views

Right-click menu vs. shortcut menu

Which is the industry standard for technical communication when referring to the menu that opens when a user right-clicks an item on a screen? Is it called the 'right-click menu' or the 'shortcut ...
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1answer
33 views

What are the go-to control colours, besides Red, Green and Blue? [on hold]

When I, for whatever reason, think about most distinctive colors, the first ones that I'd use are the red, green and blue. But which ones should I use if I need more than three? An example I could ...
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136 views

How would you handle pluralization of irregular nouns such as “person”?

If you were using an API where every resource was pluralized, and you came across a 'person' endpoint, would you prefer and/or expect /persons or /people? I can see benefits to both and was ...
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0answers
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Manual entry for missing items in datatable

Situation: There are items (physically delivered, only of value virtually) that are populated into a datatable after a specified time period (lets call it 7 days for concrete reference), however, the ...
3
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0answers
72 views

How should I allow Facebook-linked accounts to post anonymously? [on hold]

I'm building a WordPress-based website where users will create an account from their Facebook account. Users will be able to post and comment but I'd like to offer the option for anonymous ...
3
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0answers
29 views

Should modals/lightboxes/panels/etc. remain open on reload? [on hold]

I was just visiting a certain site where I clicked search and a full page overlay search box came up. I wasn't getting results and didn't feel like hitting backspace a bunch so hit refresh and the ...
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11answers
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How do I encourage users to supply information that might not be available, if it is available?

I'm writing an application where our in-house users are supposed to supply various information about companies we are involved with. Specifically, we want VAT numbers to be supplied if there is one. ...
1
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2answers
18 views

Save untested connection when testing is possible?

I have an admin console where I can add configure different data sources for my web application. The page looks like this : Some of my queries are : What is the ideal scenario for test and save ...
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8answers
42k views

Why do modern keyboards have Scroll Lock?

The Scroll Lock key is useless in the modern day, and some higher-end keyboards don't even have it: Same can be said for the Pause and Break keys, but however it pauses the BIOS POST output on many ...
0
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1answer
60 views

Help for first visit on a website

On my website, there is a top-menu feature that I would like that a new visitor sees and understands immediately. Maybe only 10% of the visitors will use it (that's why it doesn't deserve a bigger ...
3
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3answers
53 views

Logging (already registered) user through registration form?

In this scenario, Login and Registration form both have same fields: Email and Password. However both forms are on different pages. By default, Registration form is displayed when user lands up on ...
0
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5answers
41 views

Whats the different between Use Case (in Software Development Process) vs User Goal (in Usability Testing)

My background is system analyst, but while learning UX processes I have faced several things that confuse me; one of them is the differences between User Goal that is used in usability testing and Use ...
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1answer
221 views

How to manage credentials information to the user?

I've created a plugin for an editor. This plugin gets some information from the project and shows you all the related issues, getting the information from an external application (Github, gitlab, ...
2
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3answers
115 views

How do I leverage UX methodologies to improve my portfolio?

I would like to improve my portfolio website and my skills as a UX designer. The best way I have thought to approach this is by doing research. I know this topic in one way or another is covered in ...
3
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3answers
148 views

Good UX/UI for scheduled reports sliding time window

You know how in many analytical tools one can schedule a report of a certain kind to be delivered every X days (or similar)? What are good UIs for setting what's the date range that the report is ...
4
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3answers
75 views

Specific term in UX for the task of comparing Visual Design files with developed HTML pages?

Is there an UX/design terminology for the task of comparing Visual Design files with developed HTML pages? As of now, I am referring to it as VD comparison or VD compliance check. Please help me to ...
4
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2answers
115 views

The logic behind the switchers placement in the iOS Control Center

The iOS Control Center contains two rows of buttons at the top and bottom of the area. The previous implementation of it made more sense to me, as the top buttons were switchers, and the bottom ...
0
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0answers
37 views

Example for offers redeeming applications [on hold]

I am in the research phase for building a mobile application that serves the users in redeeming offers and discounts from nearby places/venues. I've been looking for example applications to learn more ...
0
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2answers
250 views

references for table alternative

Do you have any references you can link me to, where I could display this data, but not in a table? This will be used by 500 to 10000 people, and they want to have : drag and drop for re-ordering, ...
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2answers
28 views

Picking an optional maximum (Android)

I'm looking for a way for a user to set a maximum (optional) number for creating an object via a form. I was thinking of using a NumberPicker, but this requires that I set a top end right? I was ...
0
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0answers
13 views

How to label site language toggle? [duplicate]

Basically I'm choosing between two options for labeling a control that toggles language in the interface: Currently: English | Spanish Proposed: English | Español It makes sense to me that if ...
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5answers
3k views

Are users comfortable with the term 'portal'?

I am building a site for managing datasets. The home page will be a portal displaying summary info about the user's datasets and other datasets in the system. I'm trying to decide what to call this ...
3
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2answers
107 views

What is the best location to place an identity context control (avatar, name, sign out button)

I'm working on a (web) design that implements both an identity (user) context, and an organization context -- similar in the way that GitHub allows you to log in as yourself, then be a member of one ...
0
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1answer
78 views

Selecting multiple integer values

I have a field called link which is an integer and i choose it from a combo box. In my former case, every link has only one destination. So when sending a message, i only choose the link then click ...
0
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1answer
131 views

How to allow users to select “no dates” (zero value)?

I am working on a project where I report time on different project like this: I check the dates, and I select the project I want to report the time onto. It's all good, but what if I do not have ...
1
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1answer
54 views

Is there an optimal position for user polls on a website?

I am in the process of designing a sports website. Users will visit to check the scores and fixtures of their team for various sports. On the home page I am thinking of putting a user poll, just to ...
0
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2answers
38 views

Delete picture from thumbnail

I have a little camera icon on the side of a view, for a mobile app. Right now, tapping the camera allows me to load a picture. After the picture is chosen, it replaces the camera icon as a little ...
4
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4answers
2k views

Material Design for Web apps?

I'm working on an admin portal (angular, jquery, bootstrap..) and I'm pretty comfortable with bootstrap and I think that the bootstrap designs are pretty cool. Now, my colleague insists on changing it ...
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7answers
2k views

Why don't people use the “I'm feeling lucky” button more often?

Have you ever seen or heard of someone using it? Back in the days when Google didn't automatically redirected you to the results page as you typed, I think not a lot of people used the "I'm Feeling ...
1
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2answers
48 views

Making a narrow paragraph look well under a long menu bar

How do you position a relatively narrow paragraph (optimal paragraph width: http://www.ronswebsite.com/blog/optimal-column-width-for-websites) within a wide (e.g. 1100px) website, so that it looks ...
1
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1answer
42 views

When new user come to web app, what is better: give him possibility to save data to local storage or prompt him to login to demo account?

I have an app that saves user input to server side database. In order to be able to use such app user usually must create an account first. I want to give him possibility to try app without creating ...
1
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1answer
50 views

Compact Tableview

I'm currently working on a web application that includes a kind of table where each row can be expanded and collapsed, respectively. I added the picture below that you can see what I mean: Now all ...
0
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0answers
45 views

Better UX for categorization and setting up parameters

I'm building a UI, and I couldn't find a better/more intuitive solution for putting elements into categories, and then setting up parameters for those elements depending on which category it belongs ...
8
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2answers
717 views

accessibility for non-modal windows in UI

In our application, we have a case, where a page can have multiple non-modal popups. And I am working on making those popups keyboard accessible. Without any accessibility addition: popups and ...
47
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12answers
86k views

Why are Inverted Colors considered an accessibility feature?

Why is it that in most Operating Systems the "Inverted Colors" display setting is considered an accessibility feature? Both Windows and OS X includes this option so it seems to be a recognized ...
1
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1answer
95 views

Indicate user feature uses fake data

My application has a 'templates' and a 'dashboards' pages. In the first one user can create dashboard templates containing charts, in the second one he can select a template and apply filters on it to ...
1
vote
3answers
80 views

Social Icons and Download Badges in mailer header?

Im currently doing a mailer design. I've placed the social icons in the header, next to the company logo. Underneath the social links I have put download badges, before the main content of the ...
2
votes
1answer
56 views

How to notify of scroll in iframe

For the sake of screen readers such as JAWS, etc. Given a list of navigation options which are a collection of documents and locations within them, when one is selected the iframe will load and/or ...
1
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4answers
74 views

Html “click” effect on mobile browsers

This question touches on "clickability", but rather is about what should happen after the user touch-clicks a surface on a mobile device. Here's a jsfiddle with a clickable surface: ...
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5answers
6k views

Do emojis provide any value over emoticons?

Some background By emoji, I mean these: http://www.emoji-cheat-sheet.com/ By emoticons, I mean the standard :), :P, ;) etc. These emoticons or emoji will be available to users in things like text ...
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0answers
33 views

Need suggestion for selecting icon for this menu [closed]

I need some icon for this bold titles. I can,t find any icon idea for some titles. I have a accordion menu, look,s like this:     Settings           ...
3
votes
1answer
41 views

Pricing for room management service

I'm working on a project which includes several services for room management. The client currently has no upfront pricing on there website, instead opting for phone/email/request a demo for companies ...
3
votes
2answers
137 views

Best method to indicate “sweet spot”

I'm developing a web application where the user builds beer recipes. When you're building a beer recipe, it's important to know how the different parameters align with / deviate from the 'accepted' ...
2
votes
2answers
149 views

Best practices for deep hierarchical long scrolling pages?

Are there any best practices on affixing navigation for a deep hierarchical page? Specifically, is it ok to affix just the sub navigation while leaving the global navigation at the top of the page? ...

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