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Mobile friendly master detail data entering

I am building a page that has to be mobile friendly. This page will have a lot of master detail data and I was wondering what the best practice is. I found a lot of articles on the web but they give, ...
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Best way to display start time and duration (since the start time)?

Some context: I'm trying to display the start time, and the duration since that time, in a single label. These timestamps are for urgent issues that need to be dealt with immediately. I'm leaving ...
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Icon Challenge! [closed]

"A picture is worth a 1,000 words" We all know that using icons effectively in our applications can… - Transcend language barriers - Help users better understand & interpret information - ...
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2answers
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What is the biggest a font can be for optimal legibility

I'm reviewing a site design and the hero image has a font size of 53px, which feels uncomfortably large, especially for longer titles. Is there a limit to how big titles should be on the web? i.e. ...
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1answer
66 views

Category filter using checkbox, tag or most popular?

I'm in the process of creating a filter system for the category of restaurants. This category list can consist of dozens of items, while each restaurant can have only 3 categories. So if users selects ...
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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 ...
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5answers
116 views

Cancel and Back button on same form?

I have a web application where we end up at a screen with a form and we have both a CANCEL and BACK button on that screen. My doubts are : Should we clear out the form on pressing the back button? ...
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Should I keep or remove the title for this form?

As the Log In button is in the toolbar the title seems like repetition. Do I keep (A) or remove (B) the title Log In? Or do I change the title and/or button text? Screenshots from an iPhone 6S but ...
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Save filter and show it on homepage

I'm working on enterprise app that would be an one stop place for a few departments to store their dashboards and reports( or maybe different file types ) The Homepage shows the files listed on their ...
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Web UX: what are the practices of content segmentation without sub-menus?

I am thinking on the following task: I have a document with the content for the web-site. Document is structured with Level 1 headers. Under each header there is relevant content. One of the top ...
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58 views

Better Approach to Dashboards on TV

Im currently redesigning some dashboards for a team.The Goal for this redesign is to be able to see which servers are down just from looking at the dashboards. The team would be viewing these on ...
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Notification banner with auto close need “close(x)” button?

The notifications banner that displayed on top of the screen will disappears automatically in time delay. But I have seen many notification banners with auto close and close(x) button. Is the close(...
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239 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 ...
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2answers
264 views

Data-Visualisation and the Users Expectations

I am currently working on an app to do with pensions. I have a graphical representation showing how much the user will have at their chosen retirement age; these are based on defined contributions and ...
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Group miscellany pages of an Ecommerce website on a single page

I have in my ecommerce some miscellany sections like: cookies policy, shipment destinations, customers opinions, contact, etc... I think get this pages and group in on a single page, with a sidebar ...
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Protoyping software for product UI [closed]

I used principle or similar for creating prototypes for web and mobile. Is there software to create prototype of UI for e.g. car dash UI or television Ui or something simple as home appliance UI. I ...
3
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2answers
62 views

Should there be a preview screen after uploading excel?

If user is uploading an excel which is containing 100s of records, and each record may have 35-45 attributes we would like to show them a preview of data which they are uploading before they ...
0
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1answer
30 views

Delete all action in a table

I have a table with certain records as shown below : If I select all the records and delete them via delete button,what approach is best for the after scenario's : Retain the table headers and ...
3
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3answers
43 views

Best way to display User Profile Dropdown

We have three ways of displaying Profile Drop-downs as shown below. Each one of has its strengths and weaknesses. Is there any other best way to display the Profile Drop-down?
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4answers
126 views

New and Existing Addresses in Form

I have working in designing and implementing a form for adding the address in the Shopping Cart for our website, the form initially for first timers or without existing address will looks like the ...
3
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1answer
47 views

Which methodology ensures good user exprience? [closed]

There's discovery, design, implement and refine where designers have their own set of tools to achieve the expected output and make clients happy.I came across this blog today, there are a few good ...
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1answer
50 views

mobile and tablet responsivenes between landscape and portrait layouts

When designing Apps or websites for mobile or tablet we have to consider if the layout will change when the alignment of the device changes. I believe this is a kind of responsiveness. Noticed that ...
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1answer
35 views

Show overview and detailed information en same screen?

Do any of you have experiences with changing the overall layout of an application. The existing layout is shown with an overview grid in the top to change the records, and the detailed information in ...
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2answers
45 views

how to explain a percentile

On my app, users get a score. I want to tell them where they stand relative to other users. I have a feature that tells them they are in first place, second place... nth place. I would also like to ...
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1answer
179 views

Research and testing for chatbots in user interface design

Given the recent news about Microsoft's Tay chatbot being pulled off the internet after being exploited for its vulnerabilities, I was wondering if there is much research out there on the value of ...
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2answers
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What is the difference between “Skip” and “Continue” in an alert?

When I try to delete a file which is in use, the alert gives me 3 options: "Skip", "Stop", "Continue". I know "Stop" means to cancel this action. But "Skip" and "Continue" seems to have the same ...
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0answers
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How to make an editable map [closed]

I would like to set up a web-based, editable map of a lab, so that lab members can e.g. add labels showing what is located in various cabinets, etc. It needs to be simple to edit so that I don't have ...
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2answers
96 views

What's the name for different navigation elements in a page?

We got into a debate about what to call the different areas of navigation, specifically what the definition of Secondary and Utility navigation is. And I was unable to find much on Google about ...
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2answers
44 views

How does user's emotion relate to ux?

I have been hearing a lot of emotional design and doing ux with user's emotion in mind. But how does this work and where does it fall under in the deliverables?
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1answer
28 views

Direct user flow to exclusively mutual forms

I have a form where a user is presented with two options. They can either select (via a checkbox grid) flags for products, and exclude some specific items from that list, OR, specify only the items ...
2
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1answer
85 views

Mobile menus does it matter which pattern you use

Ive been looking at different types of mobile menus systems/patterns and notice three main ones being used, Off canvas, drill-down or accordion. Is there a rule to which one you should use or is it a ...
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13answers
29k views

What are the negative and positive aspects of dark color scheme?

I am using Light-on-dark color scheme (dark background with light text) in my application. My question is, what are the negative and positive aspects of this color scheme and why this color scheme ...
3
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0answers
25 views

How would one go about designing a linguistic tone in copywriting?

For example, a startup might have more of a conversational or playful tone, a law office might be more serious and straight to the point. Obviously this affects the users interpretation of the site. I ...
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2answers
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How to count retries? Should I count how many has been COMPLETED or how many has been STARTED?

I have an interface showing requests being sent to an external server, they are visualized in a table. There are configurable rules that determines how many retries the request is allowed to do before ...
3
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2answers
29 views

Which method to create a data map?

What kind of workshop or method do you use when you need to collect all the information the user needs in its app ? I am working on a predictive tool for a big industrial client. Basically, he needs ...
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12answers
21k views

What's the best way to present date of birth form fields?

I am building a form that requires users to enter in their DOB. What is the best practice for this? I have identified 3 basic options: Free Text Field Users are able to enter day, month and year in ...
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1answer
28 views

How to deal with different roles unified in one person during contextual inquiry (flow model)? [closed]

For a university course we've conducted a contextual inquiry. Now we're drawing the diagrams. For the flow model I was wondering how to depict when an individual comprises more than one role. In our ...
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8answers
4k views

When (if ever) should links be opened in a new window?

I have seen a lot of discussion on this topic but it all seems to be opinion based without any research backing up the assumptions. It seems that there are times that it is particularly relevant to ...
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4answers
499 views

Is it a good idea to show progress indicator inside a button?

Typical examples: http://msurguy.github.io/ladda-bootstrap Crazier examples: http://tympanus.net/Development/ProgressButtonStyles This is for a desktop app if it matters. Consider that the target ...
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4answers
24k views

What are the best practices for background images?

We are placing a large, non-repeated background image. It's very heavy; takes up almost 60% of the page load time. If you visit MSN or other high profile sites, they are using repeated background ...
5
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2answers
92 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). ...
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0answers
27 views

Android: StackView Widget with Graphs in it [closed]

I want to design a stackview widget for home screen which should display real-time graph of a particular stock co. with some text under it..Like This Graph will be something like this If any one ...
2
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1answer
138 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 ...
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2answers
40 views

What is the difference between Shallow Information Architecture and deep Information Architecture?

I am new to User Centric Design process, wish to learn Information architecture in detail. Please help me understand difference between Shallow Information Architecture and deep Information ...
5
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4answers
253 views

Client wants 2 different appointment widgets on his site, help!

A doctor I built a site for wants to add a second appointment booking widget to his website, connecting to a different service. One of the services allows users to browse available open slots and pick ...
2
votes
1answer
71 views

Todos for getting better at UX [closed]

I have been developing at the front end for over 4 years and it's been fun till now. I find UX job particularly interesting. I use HTML5, JS, jQuery, CSS3, Bootstrap libraries as my daily tools. But ...
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2answers
42 views

Should my custom keyboard's “delete all” button have an image [duplicate]

I am making a custom IOS keyboard. Here is the current design: The "delete all text" button (the one with the x that is surrounded by a square) is currently the only key on the keyboard that has an ...
6
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3answers
411 views

Which is better for UX: eliminating useless page elements, or speeding up load times?

I've got a web app in which there are several different user roles (standard users, moderators, admins etc). There are various actions that admins can take that moderators can't; there are actions ...
1
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1answer
71 views

Snap-to-increment Ranger Slider vs. Buttons

I am working on an app which requires filtering of distance: < 10km < 25km < 50km < 100km My options are: 1 row with 4 buttons for each distance option, or a range slider that snaps on ...
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2answers
46 views

UI label type prefix/suffixing consistency

We are having a small debate between QA and programmers on the best consistency for labels. On a form with about 40 data entry controls we have around 6 date fields. A small example of these fields ...

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