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Debounce time for mouseover menu?

I have a menu that slides out when you hover over a small area of the screen. This menu then slides back in when your mouse leaves the menu area. I have been running into what I feel are UX issues ...
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1answer
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Appointment Workflow Issue

We are fixing some UX issues on our site currently and would like to get some opinions as to what works best. We received a few feedback from customers that said basically they were unsure where in ...
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1answer
50 views

What should happen after a successful submit on an admin content creation page?

I am creating a website in which its admins have elevated privileges to create articles and other content through forms. Using the article creation scenario, what behavior would be most ideal for an ...
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45 views

Site Navigation to Content: Ratio for Best Practice

I'm working on a revamp of an existing project where the non-mobile site navigation takes up about 40% of the page area. Obviously this is far from ideal. Although I recognize and appreciate that ...
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Inspiration for a report browser [closed]

We are building a web report browser as part of our restaurant management system. Something like this: Not being a designer, I'm finding it quite hard to design web pages that lists our reports. ...
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Should I seperate profiles and pages or not?

I am working on a social networking site, currently there are two types of pages: profiles and pages. They are separated similarly to how they are on Facebook. My question is if separating them (like ...
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0answers
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Calendar app showing different time zone on edited timestamp than the rest of the calendar

I'm working on a specialized calendar application and recently we added a way to change the default time zone. The default time zone setting adjusts all of the times for events on the calendar but the ...
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1answer
62 views

Backgrounds Color For Primary Menu and Secondry Menu [closed]

I am designing the statistics tools which will have it's Dashboard filled with multiple floating tiles showing accurate data as per user's need. Apart from that we have primary and secondary menu, ...
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1answer
44 views

Are there any practical reasons as to why one should show css outline on a focused radio button?

A while ago, I found a css stylesheet for checkboxes and radio buttons, which could use font-awesome icons as symbols. I had just used the checboxes until recently, but expanded my form to include ...
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Should a pie chart show the legend for a wedge with 0%?

I and my colleague have a difference of opinion. We are creating a chart of, lets say, fruits. Like this one: But what if the value of oranges is 0%? Do we show the legend anyway? Like this: ...
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1answer
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Display year selection dropdown in a calendar

I have a calendar control which currently has "Previous Year" and "Next Year" button to switch years. I want to improve it, as most of the time a user has to go 3-4 years back. Currently, I plan to ...
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0answers
30 views

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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2answers
41 views

Looking for better alternatives to 'sort by ascending/descending'

I'm currently updating the sorting options for a list of items. At the moment each option can be selected as descending or ascending which really doesn't mean anything in most cases (or is very ...
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0answers
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Logic for User Experience

I am to teach a class in Logic. It will be an introductory course for fresh students. https://www.lynda.com/Web-Interaction-Design-tutorials/Foundations-UX-Logic-Content/141156-2.html raised my ...
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2answers
47 views

Verifing web app's forms with “SAVE / EXIT” before moving to next screen in between

Let's say the user is in edit scenario of a form, Now if he/she tries to visit another link by leaving the edits unsaved, is it important to show the error of "You have made an edit, do you want to ...
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0answers
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Is LibreOffice able to open MS Office documents in “shared” mode? [migrated]

I'm a GNU/Linux and Free/Libre software user for about twelve years now. In the company I work I am the only one who runs GNU/Linux. It's been that way for a couple of years. Recently a colleague ...
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0answers
25 views

Challenges from looking at keyboard not screen while typing

Would love to know if anyone has done studies around different people's typing styles, such as:- Number of hunt-and-peck vs touch type stats Studies where hunt-and-peck users have caused design ...
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2answers
36 views

UX Best Practices for web based map

I am looking for best UX practices for controlling a map in a web environment. The use cases I'm looking for are: Creating/editing shapes and polygons Switching maps Playing with object layers ...
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3answers
84 views

Is naming things helpful in the UX world or not?

Inspired by this question What is the information that's always present in a toolbar called in UX lingo? we have to consider how much jargon is too much. Because too many names have the effect of ...
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2answers
134 views

Why do video monitoring system UI use a dark background?

I am working on designing the UI of a video monitoring system. After I did some research, I found out that most designers use a dark background to be the primary color. Does anyone know the reason ...
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6answers
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Name on card, or Card number first?

We have a fairly simple credit card form on a public website for users to add a new card, but in the process of adding support for American Express we found they require the collection of the "Name on ...
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0answers
15 views

Profile Header Layouts [closed]

Alright, so I'm designing the header of profiles, however I'm having a bit of a hard time with it. So, I have come here to ask for some tips on what to do. So, it is a box at the top of the profile. ...
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5answers
283 views

Alternative to exclamation point? [closed]

Let me know if this is TOO vague, but I'm looking for a alternative to the "!" icon on a website. Not only do I dislike the way exclamation points make me feel (jittery, nervous, like I should be ...
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1answer
161 views

What is the best way to categorize or represent a list of top-level domains (TLDs)?

Background This is a problem I see routinely "solved" in different ways but have yet to see it solved well anywhere, so I'm appealing to the community for a best practice (or what others have found ...
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2answers
65 views

Should a required SELECT have a placeholder OPTION?

I have a small form for a search function. There is a "Search By" select in the form and, depending on the option selected in "Search By", a related "Search For" select is generated with respective ...
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1answer
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Are there any formulas or algorithm to evaluate playability of games from user's side?

I'd like to know what the title says. Basically, everything I have found deals with heuristics from developer's side, from device's side and the economical side of gaming development. However, ...
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1answer
30 views

What keyword should I research? Designing complicated bulk data uploader

I am designing a bulk data upload page for some fintech app. Outside a normal uploading process, I was asked to put files and investors' name side by side so user can link uploaded files to ...
4
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3answers
62 views

Conceptual Design VS Conceptual Model [closed]

What is the difference between a conceptual design and a conceptual model? Thanks
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2answers
55 views

Design for selection options

I have a list of items in a select list with options. This list exists out of 3 options: 'None', 'Every x days' and 'Every month'. It's used to specify if a schedule has to be repeated and how many ...
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5answers
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Confirm cancellation

I have a window, where the user will have to chose to cancel or save. First: I have some people in my office saying that when you click on save the window will not close, but you will get a ...
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4answers
115 views

Step UI when the list of steps is wider than screen width?

So I really like Semantic UI, and take a lot of direction from them when I can. I have a stepped-process checkout, and have taken after their "Ordered Step" UI. However, sadly, even their component ...
3
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1answer
46 views

Rule to display a date difference in natural language

I am trying to find the best way to naturally display, in a list mode, the date difference between a "supposed start date" vs today date in natural language. The output would be displayed only if the ...
3
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4answers
92 views

save/cancel dialog from pressing cancel

download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups I'm making a Windows desktop application. It's "too hard" to build in an Undo action. I have a task that opens in a modal ...
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4answers
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Reducing repetitive actions in cataloging software

I have inherited a piece of software that is used to catalogue objects using a series of 6 dropdown menus with around 3-15 options in each. Once all selections are made the user can click a button to ...
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1answer
153 views

Are there any laws (in the UK) which require accessibility guidelines to be followed on a website?

Hypothetically speaking, could a company be sued for not meeting accessibility guidelines? I often see sites online which clearly do not - how would this stand up in court? Are guidelines (like the ...
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2answers
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If one layout (main) have only one orientation, should all the others also have only one orientation?

Aplication (game) has 3 activitys with different layouts. The menu layout where user can choose to play the game or see the score. The score layout. The game layout. If I decide that the game ...
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2answers
66 views

How to add more columns to data grid keeping it more expressive

If i have a grid view like this and i have to add more columns one as link button and one for notes (text) .the table is full of data how to handle this problem:
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4answers
101 views

Measure Wow-factor metric

I am looking into some software development metrics. Does anyone have a clear tried and tested strategy to measure the Wow-factor of a web-application? A set of properties belonging to an object ...
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2answers
41 views

Improve accessibility for hyperlinks - use title or alt or both?

I'm just asking about plain hyperlinks (not images as mentioned in Should html links with images have both title and alt attributes?) I'm considering adding title for hyperlinks. Should I add alt ...
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2answers
44 views

System Usability Scale in Spanish/other languages?

Does anyone know of a good Spanish translation of the System Usability Scale (SUS) survey? Unfortunately I'm not a Spanish speaker myself however am testing with people who are. A solid resource of ...
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1answer
49 views

How to represent the graph in terms of parameter in specific requirement?

The requirement is each and every user get rewarded based on some task. If completed successfully,then user will get some amount in terms of Reward. Now I want to display how many new members are ...
4
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1answer
59 views

Should I choose a short or lengthy title for my app on App Store?

By now I have read numerous articles about App Store optimisation. Some advise me to use a long title with a lot of keywords (bang for my bucks etc…) but others say the title should be short (25 ...
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3answers
60 views

Draggable canvas

I have a draggable canvas, in the way that the user will have to navigate by dragging the surface, but how do I inform the user that it is actually draggable? So far I have an open hand when not ...
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2answers
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Why is search within document different than search among documents?

I've noticed a following asymmetry in search interfaces. While Google/Bing/Yahoo uses quite complicated rules for deciding if a document matches a query, sorting results the situation is ...
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2answers
64 views

Which colors should I use for a game result graph?

I'm designing a game app for Android. We have three states for the game result with the following colors. Win - Green Tie - Yellow Lose - Red What do you think about this color combination? Is ...
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2answers
44 views

Contextual or global: action label in Navigation Bar and Segmented Control

I'm trying to layout a screen where users could delete some content using the classic iOS pattern: tap on the Nav-Bar's "edit" label (top-right) then tick the items to delete validate Nothing ...
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1answer
50 views

How to find and fix image breakpoints when designing to a HTML template [closed]

When working with a responsive design framework it is easy to specify the breakpoints based on the viewport and resolution that you are designing for. However, in situations where a generic HTML ...
3
votes
1answer
52 views

How would you display syncing of a wearable device to a web app?

I'm working on an app that allows the user to add one of three wearable devices to automatically add data to a web app. One of the things I am wondering about is how to differentiate the ...
3
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1answer
50 views

How do rules of Ben Schiderman apply/violate? [closed]

I read about 8 Golden Rules of Ben Schiderman which are as follows: Strive for consistency Permit easy reversal of actions Offer informative feedback Enable shortcuts for frequent users Provide ...
3
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2answers
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Mobile Application breadcrumb navigation: is it a good idea?

I have a mobile application developed for Android & iOS. The application displays a set of hierarchical items. The application main navigation is designed as a Master/Detail flow where tapping a ...

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