2
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2answers
52 views

How to tell user if he is offline and online?

App is browser based and is using local storage to facilitate offline working (no internet dependency for limited functionality) and faster response (data is available locally so less network calls). ...
0
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1answer
25 views

Name/principle for designing to accommodate multiple use cases?

Is there a name for the practice or principle of designing an interface that can accommodate multiple use cases or approaches that users might have? For example, I am thinking of something like ...
2
votes
1answer
45 views

iOS pattern for editable vs read-only fields

I am working on an iOS app for hotels, allowing users to take reservations, check in/out, assign rooms, etc. Main Issue: In the included mock up, there is no indication for when a field is editable ...
2
votes
1answer
28 views

Designing a form with conditionally required text input

I have a very simple form, which can be used to get a preliminary delivery quote. It simply has 1 text field, and looks like so: This should be integrated in ads website, so pick - up location is ...
4
votes
4answers
70 views

Are single field address acceptable?

Shipping addresses should have multiple fields for address line 1, address line 2, city, state/province, and zip/postal code. This is of course pretty standard. However, what if the information for ...
0
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0answers
23 views

Advice/resources asked for designing a sort of “tasks to complete” layout

I'm creating a site where a user has to perform several tasks on his own. The theme lies close to a market place site where a user puts something online for sale. Think about uploading images, ...
0
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0answers
47 views

What should be the UX requirements when choosing a UI framework? [closed]

Our dev group is in the process of selecting an official UI framework (more specifically Angular + Material, Sencha ExtJs) and have asked the UX team to provide requirements. We know that we don’t ...
0
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0answers
18 views

Where to put a spinner on android next to a search box

I am trying to design a screen with a spinner dropdown to select a term of school, and then a search box to search in, but i cant seem to figure out how to get everything to look nice together. to me ...
0
votes
1answer
47 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 ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Material Design: Adding to table 2 different ways

I'm building a responsive web app based on the material design principles. I have a data table that has an ADD function. There is two ways to add to the table. You can either input the values you want ...
4
votes
2answers
34 views

What are some important considerations on picking a continuous vs. discrete volume control?

I notice that some devices on the market have a discrete number of volume levels (e.g. the iPad, the Nintendo DS), whereas others have a continuous slider (or so many volume levels that it amounts to ...
2
votes
3answers
62 views

What to do when process diagrams become too big?

I use process flow diagrams and find that the value they provide – the ability to scan, parse, and understand a system – starts to diminish when they become too big and unwieldy. Can anyone suggest ...
4
votes
2answers
83 views

How can I improve the UI of groups of nested inputs?

The user is assigning products to a location in a hierarchy in a website. There is potential for multiple locations in multiple hierarchies in multiple websites. User journey: Select website ...
0
votes
3answers
229 views

What design pattern is best for highlighting a required user action?

I have a summary page which documents a customers details. The customer is able to edit/change these details on a new page. Upon returning back to the summary page they still need to submit the form ...
2
votes
0answers
45 views

Data on forcing marketing opt-in?

In a form, if users had to check a checkbox to receive further marketing emails but couldn't continue the transaction unless they checked it, what do you think the drop out rate would be? Does anyone ...
4
votes
1answer
70 views

What would be the pros and cons of using .xyz domain?

Recently I've seen a lot of people/companies migrating to the .xyz domain, including Alphabet with the abc.xyz domain. What would be the benefits of using it, since it's being more and more popular? ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Material Design data table filtering

How would you implement filtering in MD data table? Sorting, paging and searching is obvious but I need more complex filtering. Should I put the filters on the table title or create a separate ...
2
votes
3answers
67 views

Restrict input to numbers only

I wonder if this is a good idea to restrict input to numbers only (and related symbols like +-.e and so on) when you need user to input number? Seems like it's clear solution, but may be user will be ...
-2
votes
0answers
27 views

Tag cloud type control [closed]

I want to show tag cloud dialog box in a application UI layout. These applications are nothing but programs that users use and can group them in super category for their usages. Now the super category ...
-2
votes
0answers
14 views

Is the below site using materializecss or similar to it? [closed]

http://dev-d8-materialize.pantheon.io/ Whether this site is using googles mateiralizecss?
0
votes
2answers
94 views

Sticky header + sticky social bar (mobile) = too much that is sticky?

Is it too much have both a sticky header (at the top of the viewport) and a sticky social bar (on the bottom) on mobile devices??? A sticky header is important for the user, but a sticky social bar ...
2
votes
3answers
123 views

Do I need an extra checkbox column in the table

I have a table of students with their subjects. On the first column I can set a checkbox to select a student OR all subjects on the same row. Then I can click "Remove Students" or "Clear Subjects" ...
2
votes
1answer
108 views

confirmation for booking

I am building a booking web app-closing appointments. My intent is that when the user closes an appointment an e-mail is sent to him with a link to verify the booking. My thoughts are that this might ...
7
votes
3answers
268 views

Should an API documentation include When-to-use and when-not-to-use list?

The target user base for the problem described below is one of the most neglected and underrated one - Programmers/Developers/Coders. Consider, for example, this java doc which is explaining about ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Sticky header: div utility stiky (put under the header) or covers the entire page?

Hello i'm workinking on menu for mobile and i'm sure that to have a sticky header is a good idea... In my header there are 3 icons (menu; search bar; utility) When i click on menu icon, appear a ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Truncating long filenames - Best Practices?

I need to truncate a long filename with consideration to the file's extensions (png, gif, pdf, etc...) and am wondering what the best practices are, for example: ...
1
vote
2answers
111 views

How to choose a suitable colour between dark/light areas?

I'm trying to design a user interface that indicates which tab is selected, using the material design style: Interestingly one of the few things I don't like (and that I'm struggling with my ...
2
votes
0answers
39 views

Usability Test for a Filtered Drop-Down Menu

I am revising a set of form fields that require users to manually enter someone's first name, last name, professional code #, etc. to be a drop-down menu with fuzzy matching. The user would begin ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

Is anti-aliasing still relevant in a high resolution display?

The idea of anti-aliasing is to make edges look smooth so it is nicer for human eye to see. But lately with the availability of high-resolution monitor, with high density per inch, which some called ...
0
votes
2answers
42 views

What to display in area where event-driven content should appear later

I asked a question here looking for design ideas for an alternative to the nested drop-down menus scheme I had come up with. User mikryz helpfully provided an alternative idea with this mockup: ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Where did feature-carousel go in Material Design Elements? [closed]

I've been given a design that uses carousels extensively, and have been told to do the entire thing in Polymer. I'd really like to not have to build a carousel component, but it seems feature-carousel ...
0
votes
2answers
67 views

How to layout a page with very long list of sub-navigation items?

We have these few pages that have an inner navigation but for some pages, the number of items are very long. For some pages, the number of navigation items are short. See below for the ones with a ...
0
votes
3answers
75 views

Where to place a “Add Car” button

I am really trying to make it simple and elegant but I can't decide where to place this button where a user can add there car to there profile. I attached a screenshot of my mobile app, any answer ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

configuration mode on canvas

I am creating a switch visualisation system for IT managers, one of the features I am adding is creating a new authorization relationship between one switch to another. so that one switch is the ...
1
vote
4answers
82 views

Spinner (saving mode) on the button?

Not really sure of having the spinner inside the SAVE button when it is clicked or inside the panel itself. I dont want the user able to click it again (to know it is saved or not)
2
votes
5answers
216 views

Should we place custom back button for websites?

How about a website that has 4 pages with list and detail view structure? Hope most of the users will be aware of using browser back button to go back to previous screen. Or should we provide a ...
1
vote
2answers
138 views

How to show negative values in a pie chart

I have a list of accounts and want to show the values in a pie chart. That's pretty straightforward as long as all of the accounts have a positive balance. When some of the accounts have negative ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

Grouping login/account functionality under a cart icon

I'm working on an commerce platform which needs account functionality | sign in/register | shopping bag/cart - standard stuff for such a website. The stakeholders are very keen to group all of that ...
-3
votes
3answers
83 views

What do you expect to happen when you click, Reset All? [closed]

Above we have a Date Picker, Filter, Reset All, Export, Email and Sort option. The function of Reset All applies to the Date Picker, Filter and the sort arrows below. So what do you expect to ...
1
vote
2answers
68 views

Android design with two-tier (primary and secondary) navigation

I need a way to include tabbed primary navigation (i.e. facebook) with one of those primary tabs having 2 states (secondary nav/tabs). My 3 ideas are as follows: stack them (eeek!) Make a ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Having a different navigation for user accounts

If a user is a paying member they will see additional content on top of the free content. Has anyone seen/created a navigation that integrates the additional content successfully?
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Effectively handling a service booking process

I am having 3 problems outlining the user interface flow of my mobile application's booking component, and was wondering if anyone could offer some advice. These problems were spotted during 1-1 ...
2
votes
2answers
102 views

Is there a good reason to open a SEPARATE WINDOW when user clicks login?

I use Walmart's Bluebird card (basically a pre-paid card which I deposit money in). When I go to their website (http://bluebird.com) and click "Login", my browser opens a brand new window. This new ...
2
votes
1answer
153 views

Mobile Chat UI - Color of the bubbles

I'm wondering why in most mobile chats the message I write has a color background and white text (example: blue background and white text, like facebook) and the response is on grey background with ...
0
votes
2answers
86 views

Single Button Placement

A simple dilemma but one that I would appreciate your views on. I have a page title and near to it I would like to place the key and ONLY action that a user would need to take. I have mocked up ...
27
votes
3answers
4k views

Is it acceptable to place video controls at the top of a video?

Is it okay to place video controls at the top of a video? Like so: Mainly considering a full screen video streaming platform like Netflix, I believe this format has some benefits: Subtitles would ...
4
votes
3answers
47 views

How to visualize Air Quality Index on physical widget to be easily recognized by pedestrians

I plan to develop a network of physical widgets all over the city to inform pedestrians about current Air Quality Index in their neighborhood. This is needed to improve people conscious about their ...
32
votes
7answers
5k views

How to make irregularly shaped objects / elements look clickable?

On our homepage, we have these irregularly shaped elements that are clickable above the fold (actual images are not cats, just for demo): http://codepen.io/aguerrero/pen/pgvJoa And this is how it's ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

What to display in a table when there is no content?

What is the best approach to tell the user that the app doesn't have anything to display at the moment? In most cases the table does have content (2 columns), but for times when there isn't any, I ...
2
votes
2answers
70 views

Statistics and Usability [closed]

I have an engineering background and I work as an interaction designer at a website company. I started to work 3 months ago. I am new in this field. To interpret analytics data and usability tests, ...

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