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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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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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How can I address forms that require many similar interactions?

edit: I just noticed there was a very similar question asked as I was typing up my question, but still hoping for some feedback on mine I have a form that has many inputs. Two of them are very ...
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What are the best practices regarding the usage of both horizontal and vertical navigation that duplicate the same menu items?

The reason I ask this is I am in the process of doing a competitive analysis of four websites and two of the sites duplicate the same menu items on both their top navigation (drop downs) and left-hand ...
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Why are visitor counters for websites not used any more?

I remember in the early days of the Internet one of the most prominent things on a website was the visitor counter. These days with so much analytics and obsession about how many people visit or ...
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iOS Settings Standards: Using Checkbox Rather Than Switch

If you are familiar with iOS devices, you know that the settings application uses the UISwitch control to show that a parameter is enabled or disabled. This control appears as a toggle switch and even ...
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mixing multi select and single select in one list of ajax results

I'm designing a mobile app (android + ios) I'd like to have a page where you can type in a search bar, and get a list of (ajax) results you can choose from. the results are a name, with either - ...
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Showing information message on multi step form

This is a long configuration page (form) which can have multiple steps as for each product, configuration needs to be done. (each step can represent each product) Now if there is/are few information ...
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Android back button and tabs

In a recent presentation from a Google employee (Navigation anti-patterns), it states pretty directly that it's bad practice to navigate tabs using the back button (see this slide - https://plus....
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Navigation drawer and hardware back button: when on root level, exit app or go back?

I have an Android app with several different categories that the user can navigate between using navigation drawer. These categories have drill down views that replace the hamburger icon with a ...
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Achievement notification

This is for a web app for users Male/Female, Between 15-35 yrs old. Cant reveal more sorry :S Whats better for the user? Option A: Notification when an achievement has been made (you can tap it an ...
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Do redundant links help with hidden navigation on mobile?

Our designs tend to use the standard hamburger navigation for mobile sites (although I'm going to push to move into some alternatives in the future). I'm aware that hidden navigation results in worse ...
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Why do Chromebooks have an odd power button? [closed]

Most Chromebooks come with an unconventional position for the power button. This button is placed at the right top of the keyboard. It's often a replacement of the delete button. When you press the ...
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Better ways to display/interact with text reports

I am working on a financial web application where user needs to generate reports. The reports are text files containing a lot of information (3000 lines may be) and of size 1 MB. I thought of 2 ...
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In-content tabs and nesting

My intention is to present installation instructions for a software to the user. The document has 3 versions, the second of which has 5 sub-versions: Binary installation (default for windows and OSX,...
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How do you create onboarding logic for first time user experience?

Are there any good resources for writing logic for a series of coachmarks for onboarding users? Specifically, actions that trigger a coachmark in a series, how long they are shown, when they are ...
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Material Design app bar filtering best practices

I’m looking into material-design filtering patterns and came across this example. I have two concerns about it: Not quite sure about the visual compatibility of the filter icon and the hamburger ...
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What are the best practices for keeping and analyzing unstructured user feedback?

To get and analyze users' feedback is vital for designing successful products as all of you perfectly know. It is more or less clear what to do with surveys' results, but what is the best way to keep ...
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Best way to pick and choose a weight (in lbs)

I was thinking about what the best to pick and choose a weight would be? Are there any good examples of this? This would be on an Android or iOS device. My initial idea was to make a scrolling picker,...
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Medical Device Interface Standards?

I tried to find some standards about medical x-ray device interfaces. I found some icon restrictions but that's all. Is there any good resource and standards for Medical Device Interfaces that you ...
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1answer
53 views

Sticky panels on a desktop web app. Conventions and debate

Is anyone aware of current debate or conventions on the use of sticky headers/footers in web apps? I'm designing a screen for trading investments. This is an inherently complex task for most users. ...
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Edit button for a text area layout

I have an edit button next to a text area but there is something I am not sure about. Is the button position suitable? If not, where should it be ideally and how to position it there?
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Is the user experience of a long, multi-page article improved by having a fixed table of contents?

Let's say you have a gigantic article (up to 30 pages) with lots of chapters and you want to display on your website and let's say you have created a page just for this particular article. Should ...
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Metrics for comparative study of collaborative systems

I have a collaborative computing platform which I want to run a user study on, and compare it with an existing, paper-based system. Both systems are meant to be used in some specific types of meetings ...
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I can deliver single class based CSS framework [closed]

A framework for responsive UI based on single class. For column division and HTML element laying, you need only a single class for each.
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2answers
88 views

Full-screen “loading” overlay in desktop browsers

We've recently introduced a full-screen modal for loading operations in our web app to provide better UX for small screens. The problem was that the loading spinner we had before was sometimes out of ...
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1answer
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Shopping UX where pressing the “price” turns into “buy-confirm” then “checkout”

I'm trying to optimize the in app purchase for my users who only want to buy, and checkout as quickly as possible. Current situation My store offers other things for sale, but when a user only wants ...
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2answers
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Event/ticket price ordering

I'm having a debate with a client about the ordering of prices on their event poster. They'd like to display the concessionary price first (£12), followed by the standard price (£14) and finally the ...
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In a form, should full sentences or just “labels” be used to specify what information should go in each section?

It would seem to be common for labels to be used beside input fields instead of asking an explicit question, to convey what information the user should fill out a form with. Since this is common ...
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Are there alternatives to hamburger + drawer menus?

On the internet there is a lot of bashing on the Hamburger Icon & the matching Nav Drawer. I realize it sometimes might be a pattern which should be avoided when simpler, more explicit options ...
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What would be best way to entitle a table column if it can contain only two values?

I need to create a UI for a budget overview tool and the only option to create this UI is to use a table. The table will contain expense name, cost in local currency, cost in target currency and a ...
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How to show bunch of numeric values without any text labels as mobile app list item?

I have a case where I need to show bunch of numeric values like (2000000, 345.6, 2, 657, 567) as a mobile app tile without making it look cluttered and also allows user to easily scan the data. (among ...
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1answer
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On a tablet, is it okay for both modal-style windows and full-screen programs to close with different methods?

Imagine you are faced with a tablet-sized screen that is almost-but-not-quite a tablet. It has a physical keyboard, and there is no on-screen keyboard. It has a touch screen, but also has a port ...
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Not hiding clickable tooltips when user wants to click em [closed]

I have just realized that I need a dynamic, table-row specific toolbar to appear when user hovers the mouse over the row. Likewise a normal tooltip, the toolbar disappears when mouse leaves the row of ...
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1answer
89 views

Checkboxes – how to select parent only?

I have a large list of items like this: Parent 1 – Child 1.1 – Child 1.2 – Child 1.3 ... Parent 2 – Child 2.1 – Child 2.2 ... where every element has a checkbox. I want to be ...
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31 views

Responsive screen with 25 user selectible interests [closed]

What is the best way to design a 'user interests' selection screen for a content(ugc and self owned) web app. Its a screen in a WebApp that will be shown to new sign-up users. Expected traffic is ...
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4answers
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form length: is one click worth more if it helps to format a step by step mindset?

In my company we have a page with 8 call to actions! in detail: product detail page product detail pdf product request 100% online (this assures you some product feature missing in the next point) ...
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2answers
108 views

When I should hide a toolbar in an Android App?

I'm designing an app navigation flow. It has a login screen from which we can go to a "Forgot password" screen. Once we logged in we go to the "Main screen" there I've a toolbar with a gear item that ...
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1answer
58 views

Published research supporting UX interview techniques?

I've seen a lot of articles online about never asking users what they want, not asking users to justify why they want it or why they made a decision, not asking users what they would hypothetically do ...
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How to ask a user which factors are most important to them when calculating weights in a model?

I'm creating an index related to "walkability". By walkability I mean: Length of sidewalk available User perception rating on various measures of performance Many other factors Some users may not ...
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3answers
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Asking nicely or actively combating ad blocking - what are the UX implications?

Id like to know the pros and cons of two approaches for dealing with ad blockers. On one site, I noticed the message: "Like our site? Keep us running by whitelisting our site in your ad ...
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Is it okay to change the default value of the dropdown based on the last selected action and use it as default for the next list?

Is it okay to change the default value of the dropdown based on the last selected action and use it as default for the next list? What's the disadvantage for the users? On the Table, the dropdown ...
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1answer
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Is anyone aware of (or has anyone conducted) research into the user experience of 3D televisions?

So it’s official - Samsung has dumped 3D televisions (see cnet). Clearly, if the world’s largest TV manufacturer has dumped 3D, it’s because there wasn’t much of a market for them. Now, I’m no ‘...
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3answers
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Ordering UK Regions (NUTS)

I'm designing a form that requires me to collect a user's region using the NUTS 1 standard for the options. At the moment I'm ordering by the NUTS 1 Code which gives this: NUTS 1 Regions North East ...
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1answer
74 views

Where to place an emergency stop functionality for remotely controlled vehicles on a mobile device?

Mobile devices with touchscreens (smartphones, tablets) are increasingly used to control remotely controlled toys, vehicles, drones, etc. or other devices. In several cases an emergency stop ...
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1answer
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How to manage a priced app; in terms of timing and managing after license expiry?

I am developing a desktop app; and it is the first time I intend to publish it to the public for selling. I have two options for pricing, and two options for managing after license expiry. The two ...
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1answer
130 views

Flexible design for a general form facility

I'm designing a general form facility - so when a customer comes in and requires certain forms to be made, then our engineers have customizable tools to create a form for that customer. My design goal ...
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5answers
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Why is embedded help not popular?

I'm wondering why modern help systems are more passive than active? For example, each good guide through something look like this: So why we don't see this directly on website (service provider), ...
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5answers
792 views

Should I use Collapsible Panels on Landing Page or something else?

I am looking to build a landing page for new users from advertising. On my site, there are several ways to get what you want -- all of them equal weight from my perspective -- but with different ways ...
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1answer
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Platform selection mechanism on documentation website

I am working on a website that hosts technical documentation. Some pages have sections of content that are specific to certain host operating systems, hardware configurations, etc. In total there are ...

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