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What is the rationale behind the way modern elevator dispatch systems are implemented?

There have been many elevator upgrade projects with the aim of saving energy and time for the managers and occupants of buildings. I suspect this has to do with the increase in height and volume of ...
3
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2answers
207 views

Recommended IA and Navigation Architecture for a single long page scroll?

Website with several pages functioning as a long page scroll determining the optimal navigation architecture. Are there any general usability suggestions for content rich websites with pages designed ...
7
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6answers
300 views

What is the best way to collect a yes/no answer to a required question?

We've got a form that asks users if they are U.S. citizens. We want to make sure they answer that question. One idea is to make it a checkbox, like this: Are you a U.S. citizen? [ ] Yes, I am a ...
11
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5answers
480 views

Best time of day to deliver daily notifications?

A while ago I wrote an app for myself that automatically checks if I've been near my gym every day. If I miss a day, I get a mean message the next day like "Missed the gym yesterday, you fat fuck". ...
3
votes
1answer
31 views

How do you define on which step app has to ask user to sign up?

How to define certain step in the app where user will be asked to sign up? If there are requirements, that the daily task manager app design should contain sign up & login. But what if we don't ...
4
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2answers
156 views

Repeat the same word over and over in menu

I have a menu with a list of a lot of management and configuration GUIs. They are listed below a headline of the category. Like so: Managemanet Xxxxxx Management Xxxx Management Xxxxxxxx ...
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0answers
70 views

Do you think people would use a site like http://bakon.ca? [closed]

I just created a brand new website at bakcon.ca The idea is that anyone can add store(s) for a city. And for each store, anyone can add products and describe where the products are located. ...
1
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0answers
57 views

Feedback Messages best practice [on hold]

Currently i am working on Feedback messages for an ecommerce website in different state and i am looking for best practice regarding the Feedback message/notification color ? should be with icon or ...
9
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3answers
336 views

What are good synonyms for “not yet connected”?

I'm working on a browser-based tool that allows users to interact with other users they are matched with. Relationships between users progress in a linear fashion along a series of states, initiated ...
3
votes
2answers
64 views

Data visualization for queued items

What data visualization would you say is suitable for my purpose? I'm looking for a chart or something similar to present queued items with different states, some is queued, some is processing and ...
31
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14answers
17k views

What is the difference between Wireframing and prototyping

What is the difference between Wireframing and prototyping? Prototype should be interactive and Wire-frame Static? Am i right?
3
votes
2answers
45 views

best way to denote the infobox of a map marker as clickable

I have a set of markers on a map. when the user click on the marker, an infobox will open up. when the user clicks this infobox, my app will open the streetview for that marker. However, it is not ...
1
vote
1answer
118 views

Navigating back to the previous page from current selection.

Need help in understanding the interaction. Me and my friend are stuck in one interaction where right side gets updated, when we select an item in the left. Right side has default little amount of ...
0
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0answers
28 views

What is the best website for searching housing you have ever used?(webs like airbnb) [closed]

good map experience: smooth of zooming in&out with delicate icons or buttons' transform; the density of pins on map is appropriate(can hardly causeTrypophobia) ; good search experience: the ...
3
votes
1answer
52 views

Footer links necessary if navbar is fixed on small business website?

I'm developing a website for a friend's startup. It's a really small website with only 4-6 pages. Currently I have designed the website with a fixed navbar (and a fixed menu toggle button on mobile). ...
6
votes
4answers
747 views

Archive of iOS / android app icons?

In creating an iOS app icons, it'd be great to see if I'm getting too close to anything that is already out there... but is there any good way to check? I haven't come across any archives out there ...
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votes
1answer
59 views

Need suggestion in UX design [closed]

Now working on Project related to form builder (form editor)... 1. How the user expect the flow ? 2. What kind of editor user may like ? eg: Drag and drop or click to create. Advance Thanks for Ur ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Designing Reports home page

I need to design a home page to show around 20 reports with a bit of description of each report and a graph. Currently I'm using a springboard design (like thumbnails) where I see a snippet of each ...
2
votes
2answers
80 views

Page navigation help for business application site

I'm making a UX/UI for email service provider software and I'm stuck on how best to do the navigation/controls for this page style: first, you view your email campaigns second, you check a box ...
4
votes
1answer
95 views

Do users choose randomly for mandatory fields with no default, just to get through the form?

I am working for a non-profit that wants to collect its donors' reason for donating, via a long dropdown of 'What prompted you to donate?' options like 'Received an email', 'Saw a TV ad', 'Friend or ...
5
votes
2answers
59 views

Best options for designing my own customised captcha-type process?

Okay, I've finally had enough of these stupid non-user-friendly Captcha images. Tonight I visited a site I had every intention of doing business with, but prior to being able to view the content (God ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Icon conventions for “Ignore” and “Ignore All” [closed]

Does anyone know if there are conventionally used (best practice) icons for "ignore" and "ignore all" (for example, like in spellcheck). Thank you.
5
votes
4answers
159 views

Why does a personal identification number (PIN) code only contain 4 digits?

I'm in the process of designing an app that allows users to sign in via a personal identification number (PIN) code. I'm curious to know why a typical pin code usually contains four numbers, and why ...
2
votes
4answers
218 views

Fixed Sidebar with Accordions

I've been constructing a page with a fixed sidebar, that has lot of info placed into collapsed accordions.When user remains at the top of the page ,all is well, he can expand the accordions ,say 5 ...
1
vote
2answers
62 views

Persisting tab selection for pallets

I have a web page that has multiple providers configured (Lets assume Google, FaceBook and Yahoo!). When you select each of these providers, a pallet opens up which has 2 or more tabs (could be common ...
3
votes
2answers
165 views

Adding multiple filters in a table

Is it recommended that the filter is hidden at all times displaying its elements on request or have them upfront ? Image 1 : All filters displayed Image 2 : Add filters on request
1
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3answers
39 views

How should 'view count' of 'point in a video' be counted?

Scenario: There are multiple points in a video that are annotated. User has the list of annotation. User can open any annotation; the annotation will open in video and the view count for that ...
1
vote
1answer
82 views

Wizard in Android app - use system or separate back button?

A mobile app wizard, when finished have an additional function (if used - screen isn't changed). Does it should have: 1. A separate "Back" (to main screen) button or 2. it's enough allowing the user ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

How to implement Ecommerce Catalogue/books in mobile apps? [closed]

I am User experience designer and looking To implement catalogue implemntation in mobile apps. Catalogue is like a interactive book where user can flip the page like he is flipping page one by one. ...
3
votes
0answers
59 views

UX Name for different nav states in App

Just wondering if there is a particular term for the UX design of having Core Nav in the parent state, which gets hidden with the child nav or tools in the child state. The benefits being that the UI ...
1
vote
2answers
24 views

How important is consistently formatted sample data

We provide customizable sample data for users of our application. It is basically a text file that takes the form: ObjectName - human readable name All our system cares about is the object ...
39
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10answers
6k views

Why don't chinese teacups have handles

I am mystified over the difference between an English tea cup and a Chinese tea cup. The difference is that a chinese teacup does not have a handle/"ear" while an English teacup does have a ...
1
vote
1answer
193 views

Displaying System Generated Placeholder

In the process of converting some legacy desktop applications to the web. The majority of the screens are simply managing data associated to a key field. For example, a contact id and then the ...
1
vote
1answer
206 views

Message and button labels in iOS Alert view

I am working on an iPad app that helps to improve physician's workflows. There's this form that the coach will fill out when he is working with the physician. Coach can save the form as a draft (In ...
3
votes
4answers
158 views

Names for filters that show 1) all non-blank values vs. 2) blank values specifically vs. 3) all values including blanks

I have a basic reporting system when you can choose filters from a collection of SELECT fields. An example of this might be to filter the report by Country. The SELECT field would obviously include ...
2
votes
2answers
284 views

With 2 types of users: should I provide 2 separate forms or use the same one for both?

I am working on a platform with 2 type of users, transporters and those sending their goods. Our biggest concern is the user experience, reason why everyone is opting for what we call "one profile". ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

Input new item with details (one or many) - e.g. company with employees

As a back-end developer trying to broaden my knowledge for a more front-end oriented position, I am struggling with a design. I'm trying to create a form for the creation of a new company. A company ...
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votes
0answers
20 views

App Name Suggestion [closed]

I don't really know if it's a UX question, but I think it is. So, I am making an app, that will be installed in a set of test users phone on their own wish. The app collects data on where the users ...
1
vote
2answers
98 views

Visualising sharing settings, roles and rights

A little about our platform; We have events that are part of calendars (1 or more). Calendars can then be added to a user dashboard. That user dashboard can have many members part of it. (Owner, ...
4
votes
1answer
21 views

Same page different sections

i'm designing a a site an i need to use a page across the site's inside subsections , i'm trying with several approaches but don't want to mess the breadcrumb navigation , and i also don't want to ...
2
votes
1answer
79 views

Button text based on previous button's context

There's a table with a list of files that need to be tagged before uploading. The table might get longer than the page height, so it's scrollable, and above it there are buttons that work on selected ...
2
votes
5answers
930 views

Best way to display a long form with many dynamic questions

So I need to make a form with about 10 different inputs in it. Normally, I would put this on a single page and have the user scroll down. This seems like the easiest way to do it most of the time. But ...
2
votes
1answer
116 views

Is there a list of conventions and standards for notifications, warnings, and messages directed at the user?

My team and I are working on a style guide for our programs that will be both in the form of webapps and programs. While creating this style guide, we are researching common practices in order to make ...
3
votes
1answer
113 views

Research CALL (Computer-Assisted Language Learning) with mobile devices

I am looking for more researches on this particular use of technology. If anyone know similar cases or studies about, please, share with me! In the meantime, thank you so much for your attention and ...
0
votes
2answers
81 views
5
votes
3answers
67 views

Should byline be above or below image?

A client of mine is a large newspaper and they are now doing some changes to their article template. One of the things they want to change is the byline so that it doesn't take up to much space. ...
4
votes
1answer
26 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
125 views

Is OTP (one time password) the best way to authenticate a user?

Are one time passwords the best way to authenticate a user when he/she logs-in the first time in a mobile application? Or are there better ways to authenticate a user in terms of user experience?
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Icon for 'Mulltilingual' [closed]

I am not sure if this is the right place for this type of question, so please feel free to move it to the right place. I am wondering what icon can be used to represent 'multilingual'. For example, ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

When is it acceptable to use flags to denote languages / localisation?

From the question here: Is it reasonable to use language codes in an interface? There's an answer here: http://ux.stackexchange.com/a/94459/30812 which specifically states that flags should never be ...

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