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How “Ask Question” links could be improved in SE sites? [migrated]

I recently had to ask a question in StackOverflow, but I found difficult to find the ask question button. I suppose that asking a question is the main action an user will do in SE forums, and is ...
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Improving “set appointment time” and “number of people attending” UI elements on booking form

I created the UI above to help facilitate the booking of various services. However after testing it on several users, a number complained about the form's "lack of guidance". They did not understand ...
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Android Time span picker

I am designing an app that requires the user to pick a time (e.g. 3 PM) an additional value, representing a time gap (in minutes) before and after the selected time. For example if the user has ...
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I create HTML mockups. How do I share them for collaboration?

When working with a client, I build several sets of HTML mockups. They range in fidelity, are responsive, sometimes have a bit of content, have a few animations etc. They usually come in batches - a ...
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Central menu trigger on mobile devices

I've been reading some articles about user behavior on mobile devices, and a lot of them keep showing this image: When trying to figure it out the best menu on the app I'm working on I noticed the ...
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display multiple time series

i am trying to display the behaviour of an asset as compared to a benchmark across multiple volatility phases ..the user should be able to look at these images and tell that the asset generally ...
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Better approach to design sub-menu for item management menu

This is a question for item management. (By item, I mean any item such as a user, product, etc.) Which approach is better? an item management menu containing options to create, delete, search/view, ...
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How to test a change in document delivery

Current state - Existing customers, who are enrolled in our paperless delivery process, receive documents in PDF form via email. Future state - As a part of our project, all paperless customers will ...
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How to implement a tool for the user to indicate what steps they've completed elsewhere?

I have a request for a tool that has the sole purpose of receiving, storing, and displaying where a user is in the process. All actions under each step are completed outside of this application. The ...
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Is there a recommended size for search boxes?

Do users change their search patterns if the search is shorter? Do users search less if the search box is too large? The only article I'd found is a 2009 Smashing Magazine article: The [Nielsen] ...
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How comfortable are users with sharing their numbers with mobile apps?

There are applications which request the user to share their mobile numbers for various reasons(like for authentication, OTPs and so on).Are the users comfortable with sharing their numbers?
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Do you know any mobile alternative to sliders?

I'm looking for alternative solutions to a slider. What I need is something that allows users to easily compare a price based on the variation of a given variable. For example: I set numbers of ...
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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?
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Best moment to ask for feedback why the user is not converting?

I want to understand better why the user is not converting, thus when he arrives at my page, why he does not buy anything. I was thinking to show a modal with a couple of pre-defined quick answers ...
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Sex or gender on web and system apps?

I'm a little bit hesitant to use the word Sex in the design of my website, my other choice is to use Gender but based on this discussion it states that grammar-wise I need to use Sex for it refers ...
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GUI elements in conflict Field Search, FAB button and Menu bar

I'm building a webApp with mobile support, and I'm facing a big issue when dealing with mobile screen and it's size limitations. It's important to note this webApp isn't about a single company. It's ...
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What is the advantage of a modal dialog vs a new page here

I have a list view showing a datagrid of students for a selected class. In order to manage the classes for those students I could show a dialog where the user can create/delete a class. A minor ...
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For what reasons would you not include a volume control in an audio player?

Both Bandcamp and Soundcloud, two popular audio streaming services, don't have very accessible means of controlling volume. Bandcamp doesn't have a control at all, while Soundcloud only provides one ...
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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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Should searching a table include hidden columns?

I have a table accompanied by a search component. The table is filtering items upon typing according to the following rule: If at least one of the item properties contains the text at the search box ...
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Undefined behaviour in response to unusual action

I'm working on a page where you have a box of things and you can drag the things around to reposition them. You can also drag them to a specified drop zone to move them to another box. This brings up ...
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Date format best practise - scanning

We currently display dates using the format DD-MM-YYYY. We've explored the idea of removing the dashes from this format. However after doing so we feel the list is harder to scan, without dashed. ...
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Login Screen Branding for Customer and Administartor

I need two login screens, one for the Customer and one for the Administrator. Both screen has the same branding. The only differentiate factor I am showing is a Admin icon with Star and Customer Icon ...
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Best Readable Console Colour

I am working on a system that outputs a PASS or a FAIL depending on what happened. There are other text being displayed so I would like to write the PASS or FAIL messages in colour as to easily ...
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In adding an item using modal, if user has inputted that is not required, what's the best confirmation if user clicked outside the modal or press ESC?

In adding an item, if user has inputted either required or not required, what's the best confirmation if user clicked outside the modal or press ESC? Some scenarios could be a user accidentally press ...
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How to get the user to set his location on a mobile app?

Our mobile app helps in getting content based on the Neighborhood that the user has selected. Also, we know that users would like to receive content from more than one Neighborhood. What would be the ...
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What is the purpose behind numerical ratings; e.g. 4/5 stars

Haven given a lot of thought as to which site would be the best fit for this question, I decided it was ultimately a user experience one. Feel free to suggest a better site if you think it would fit ...
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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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Best way to ask the user which dictionary he wants to use

I'm making a javascript widget that will allow the user to see the translation of a specific word together with examples featuring that word, synonyms, etc. This how it works: On the desktop) The ...
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Expandable grid interaction

I am designing a grid and need to accomplish two actions when clicking on a row: 1) navigate to a detail page for that row information 2) open an accordion "drawer" with more information. I am a ...
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Icon Visual Alternative for “Keep Open” functionality [closed]

I know it's a bit of a stretch considering it's ultimately opinion (but most UX is) but I'm coming up blank on a visual concept I could use to "iconify" the functionality of "Keep Open" to the user. ...
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Displaying geographic datasets on a map

I'm working on a mapping application. For a feature, we'd like users to have the ability to cross reference a few of our datasets. Initially, I was just displaying the overlapping area from the ...
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Dealing with multiple edits requiring approval

I'm investigating options for how to present a 'self-update' system that requires approval by an authority. An analogy might be, updating your profile on this site, but someone needs to approve your ...
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Getting Input From People About Neighborhood They Are Living In - How?

I'm building an online community about neighborhoods. There will be useful informations about neighborhood such as pharmacies, average rent price, educational status of people etc. That leads to ...
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Are there any documented best practices for in-app SaaS upgrade prompts?

I have a SaaS web app with 3 different plans. Each plan increases access to certain features or a large quantity of a particular feature. We'll call them A, B and C with C being the highest level, ...
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Grouping Features permission

On the Wire-framing, you can see a list of sub-features under 'Accounts' and 'Products'. Manager and Accountants are the user roles. I am trying to figure how to reduce mental load by not showing ...
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Is Tap-n-Hold more intuitive way of asking confirmation in case of destructive action?

Related to this answer by @nuwa Tap and hold to perform certain actions. You might have noticed certain actions such as "Delete" are available once you tap and hold an item. This itself is a ...
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Displaying the absence of a value (alternative to n/a)

An example: rental rates displayed to users in a standard, fixed format. Some rates exist for a time period. Some do not. There could be many rows of data in this format on the page. My opinion is ...
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Should mobile modal popups be movable?

As I see this answer from @JDB stating I hate it when a modal dialog appears asking me to confirm an action and the only way I can confirm that, yes, this is the record I want to delete, is to ...
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HP's “PC LOAD LETTER” UX fiasco - how did they allow it? how to prevent similar issues in the future? [closed]

I'm sure that users would think: My HP Laserjet says "PC LOAD LETTER" and refuses to print. Is there something wrong with my PC (Personal Computer)? Do I need to LOAD a program? Is this an ...
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Design pattern to import data and assign multiple objects to groups?

Are there any established patterns for importing files(records), assigning them to a new or existing group, and then adding the group details? Group details may include: Name of Group Select ...
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Should blogs have a 'new reader' button that changes the sorting order of the posts?

For people who have been subscribing to blogs and following their updates, the important bit is the information that is new, and to have some convenient way of locating older posts. However, I wonder ...
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Looking for something definitive on the structuring of language in 'propositions' or 'calls to action'

I'm currently doing some IA work on a website, and I'm putting together, along with a 'lexicon' of sorts, a series of rules for the application of words for our content editors. Currently, we have ...
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How to layout ios ui with little content

I am new to ios development and was wondering how to layout the ui when I don't have much content? Below are the two extreme sizes of ios device, iPhone 4s and iPad Air. The 4s screen looks OK but ...
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graph exploration and data overload

I love to visualize huge graphs (this is a hobby: http://anvaka.github.io/pm/ ). One problem however that keeps me awake at night, is data overload in such graphs. If I render all connections inside ...
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Balancing UX and profitability with removal option

This question is inspired by some UX choices at Groupon which are by design, but seemed odd. The examples below are the first two items listed here, both right next to each other on the same page. ...
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Putting name and description at the beginning or end of a long workflow?

I'm currently in the process of designing a quite long workflow (business processes) consisting of 30+ steps. Since this is covering quite complex content to fill in, are there any recommendations on ...
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What is the best way to show “Average” and “Max” of data usage per network in a chart?

Actually, my initial thought was to give a toggle to choose between the two options (Average and Max). But then this will also be generated as a PDF report apart from the UI. Currently there's no ...
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Back button shows user old state

QA have found the following bug in our web application: Go to a list of sprockets Create a new sprocket Click the back button Result: The list of sprockets shown does not include the sprocket that ...
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Why are pop up ads still present?

People are very good at avoiding ads, especially those who know that they are ads. Usually, I see pop ads on less popular websites. And I also think people who are not very much internet literate ...

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