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Mobile - are there heatmaps that show where user looks at on a mobile device (like F Pattern) ?

Internet site navigation typically follows an "F pattern" - the user scans the left side for links and reads major headlines. This behavior can be expressed as a heatmap where red color shows where ...
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Support consistency or primary user journey?

Here's my question. Should a button with an important action such as "Preview" always have the same visual appearance and poisitioning or should it change according to the primary user journey? ...
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How to improve the UX of self driving cars? [closed]

What are the most important things a self driving can do to be trusted by humans? Google claims that a driverless car doesn't have to be perfect -- it only needs to be better than humans. Is this ...
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How should I present an error message to iOS users?

I'm working on an iOS 8 iPhone app and I'm looking for a way to present an error message to the user like You're offline, please check your network settings. that goes away after a few seconds. What ...
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What kind actions could be open to Bulk Editing in a Data Grid?

For a Data Table with Bulk Actions enabled, we will have 2 types of Data: Single Select Eg. Enable/Disable, etc., Multi-Select Eg. User access to multiple accounts. (refer image below) So, my ...
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Landing page for Desktop application

My Windows application opens with a grey screen and a search view in the sidebar. The purpose of the app is to search cases on a server, edit them and save them. Altough it migh be sufficient for ...
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1answer
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Difference between “callout” and “popup” (terminology)

I noticed that many in web development talk of "callout" and "callout menu" but they all seem to talk of different things. According to Wiktionary one meaning is: An annotation that pertains to a ...
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Why show the reading time for an editorial article?

I noticed that while reading on medium.com every article has a suggested reading length. Reasons this might be good UX include: It adds relevance/timeliness (just as we list author/date of ...
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What is a better way of showing projects associated with a user

I have been looking at some of the most used project management / issue tracker on how do they show associated projects to thier user. In trello, I found that on the click of "Boards" they show the ...
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How to nicely present items on my ASP .NET webpage when the number and width of elements can change? [on hold]

I have a ASP .NET MVC project in which users should be able to create their own pages and add different kinds of content to their page (video, photos, map, text). The content should be displayed in ...
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Single-Field Credit Card Payment. Experience or Published Data?

I'm currently attempting to employ the single-form credit card input solution similar to the one on Brad Frost's website (link below) but I'm facing some reluctance from others on this project due to ...
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Are there any references for 10-key data entry (enter vs. tab) to move to the next form field?

A client has requested a data entry form in which the users enter data with a 10-key number pad. When we developed the screen we used the tab button to transition from field to field as is common in ...
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Instant gratification in B2B onboarding

Instant gratification seems to work very well when onboarding B2C end-users. To the extent that it's pretty much table stakes in some app categories. Intuitively it should translate into B2B SaaS, ...
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Is there a JavaFX “Style Guide” for applications?

I was hoping to find a style guide, for JavaFX applications. Something like you can find for: Android iOS Microsoft and even Motif Does such a thing exist?
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Checkout system with offline payments

I'm trying to find the best way to handle offline payments (e.g. internet bank transfer) into a site which offers services like courses. At present there is a course registration form, when ...
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35 views

What is the best way capture a complex workflow between a user and system(s)?

I am designing web applications to replace a series of individual tools that our internal users currently use in their workflow. There are many decision points throughout the workflow and handoffs ...
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Quad menu vs other menu types

I recently stumbled over quad menus and found perfect for usage in complex editors and for staying "in flow" while modelling. However, this pattern is only rarely used, as most editors use very long, ...
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Can Software Licence Agreements be modified to an interactive way?

Since ages the Software Licence Agreement is one thing which 99% of users never read. The reason for this is because it's hundreds of lines and written in a vague manner. In case it can be provided ...
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UX to consider on a business card design

On a UX stance, what are the best practices to consider when designing a business card? I've done some research in order to find some that I might not have considered and I have to admit that I've ...
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336 views

How to set an indicator for selection in drop down on UI

I have a drop down on which multiple selections can be made. Here is the demo. Now, if you see the example, I can select multiple options, but when I close the drop down, I don't know what have I ...
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Chart with an inverse latency axis

My app shows a scatter graph where the X axis is a number of actions (higher is better) and the Y axis is a latency (lower is better). When we have shown it to customers, they got confused because ...
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1answer
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Why don't companies enforce reading license agreements? [closed]

This is a question regarding licensing, and more specifically, license agreements. It has become quite evident that license agreements are a big part of software, as they are the legal barrier ...
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1answer
77 views

Loading pages like facebook wall posts

Recently I am seeing there is change is UX pattern while loading many sites. They no longer show loaders/block screens. They display empty blocks and as soon as data is available replaces with same. ...
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Why to loosen always by rotating it counterclockwise and to tighten by rotating it clockwise?

For example: Screw / bolt Bottle design Why this intuition works for most people? Does it have anything to do with the right-hand rule?
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2answers
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Font 'Roboto' mandatory in Google's material design?

Is using the font 'Roboto' mandatory in Google's material design – or can I use different fonts in a material design based website?
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43 views

Left Details vs Right Detail for UITableViewCell Style

iOS provides two extremely similar UITableViewCell Styles and I'm looking for guidance on how to pick the right one. Here's the documentation on each style: Right Detail A style for a cell with ...
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What would be the best keymap for a mode-less (or mode-minimalistic) contrasting color palette designer?

While the contextual and background information below may prove helpful and insightful, the TL;DR and major points of my problem can be found in the emboldened text below, and what I specifically need ...
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Why do showers have “hot” and “cold” knobs rather than “temperature” and “quantity” knobs?

I do not understand the advantage of the popular "hot" and "cold" controls in showers, as opposed to "temperature" and "quantity" controls. Is it simply because the latter option is harder to ...
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Typography: What are monospace fonts shat agrees with Seravek ExtraLight? [migrated]

My personal case Seravek, an OS X built-in font family, has restrained shapes and medium width. However, most popular monospace fonts (Courier New, Menlo, etc) are too wide or/and too exaggerative. ...
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2answers
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Why are assumptions in Lean UX written in the form of “we believe … to be true” and not in the form of “we do not know if …”?

A characteristic of Lean UX is writing down assumptions, which are then used as the basis for design. But should I not rather write down the things I don`t know, and which I want to learn from users?
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What would be a good way to present a choice between a text form and file upload?

I need some text to be entered, either through a textarea form or by uploading a file - but obviously, not both. What would be the best way to present this? This is what I have at the moment, but I'm ...
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1answer
68 views

How can I discourage users from using the back button?

I'm working on a web application where users submit a request, are redirected to a page that says something like "processing, please don't hit the back button", and after a few seconds, are redirected ...
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2answers
129 views

Why do revolving doors rotate counterclockwise?

In all my life I have never seen a clockwise revolving door. How did counterclockwise become standard?
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3answers
87 views

On/off switch with middle state?

We're using an iOS-style on/off switch to toggle selected items on/off. This switch will also reflect the state of the selected items. If you select items that are on, the switch will show on. Select ...
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1answer
29 views

Best way to present table where you can override table values

Say you had a table that is pulling pre-filled data. The user has the ability to review this information or override the pre-filled data with something custom. I'm not sure how to best present the ...
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3answers
63 views

A two-page or a single page implementation is better for the experience of the applicant in any workable.com application?

The current experience of a user who wants to apply for a job using the workable.com platform starts with a page which presents some static content, it is scrollable, and it ends at the bottom with a ...
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Justification for Page Titles

So our current product does not have titles for pages at all. Talking with the dev team, they feel like page titles are not necessary and take up too much screen space. Anyone have validation on this? ...
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1answer
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How long should a feature tooltip be displayed before fade-out?

I have a tooltip with 5 words like "Try out some custom options" in my application. My goal is to get people to interact more with options. Is there any basis to calculate how long to leave that ...
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2answers
754 views

Is there research supporting the link between colors and emotions?

I recently reviewed a style guide document and came across a passage concerning colors. In the text, different colors are attributed to different emotions, e.g.: Orange stands for lust for life ...
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1answer
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Product cart slide in or pop-up instead of redirect

I'm in process of redesigning a website for my company, in cooperation with a digital agency. Our business is one of the leading companies in our country that sells consumer electronics (notebooks, ...
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1answer
76 views

Multiple actions for checkbox list [closed]

I have a list of multiple items with having a checkbox for each row (like gmail list of emails). User selects checkboxes and then press an action button to perform some action on selected items ( ...
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1answer
27 views

What design elements should instructions on a form incorporate?

Users rarely read instructions. In most cases it's best to design an interface so that instructions aren't necessary. In some cases however, a short, instructional sentence can't be avoided. In ...
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How do you indicate visually that a shower is for women? [migrated]

When you see toilets sign they look more or less like this: It is clear who can enter in either of them. Now, say you are designing the signs for showers and you want to distinguish between the ...
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1answer
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Should the voice button become a permanent addition for search fields?

E.g. This search box on Guardian.com's website shows the voice button. While this is a desktop example, on Mobile the voice button is way below (out of focus) near the space bar of the keyboard. ...
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3answers
169 views

When to use grab vs move cursor?

I am making an app with a drag and drop UI. I plan on changing the cursor when hovering over the draggable elements. What's the difference between the move and grab cursors? Can they be used ...
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1answer
47 views

Better way to lay out toolbar with varying width titles and button groups?

I've got a toolbar that displays the current context's title in breadcrumb navigation links and has a set of buttons to perform actions on the displayed context. The title is going to vary in width ...
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2answers
85 views

Stacked modal dialogs (with Material Design)

I'm designing a Material Design app where users can edit items via a lightbox-style modal dialog. This is a hard constraint, so avoiding the lightbox is not an option. Within the dialog, there is an ...
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0answers
10 views

What do users expect to find on a website home page? [duplicate]

before I ask anything, I need to tell you that I am an absolute beginner when it comes to UX Design, so please forgive me if my question is inappropriate. So, I want to make a sample website for a ...
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1answer
119 views

Wizard inside a Wizard?

I am a UI designer, working on a webapp that deals with lot of user data and grids. The base portion where the user enter their personal details has been split up into a wizard. Here the user may be a ...
3
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1answer
69 views

Should persona be written at an epic, theme or story level?

The level of detail that a persona needs seems to be affected by at what level the persona helps move the design process along. My question rolls up to, do personas need to include enough details to ...

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