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63 views

How show content that is locked to unregistered users

I have a website with a block of text available only for registers users. The structure is something like this: -Title available for all users -Text available only for registered users and panel ...
5
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1answer
207 views

How to present a multi-facet 5-star rating system?

I want to design a multi-facet 5 star rating system on mobile devices, for the intent of attribute analytics. In layman's terms, I want to be able to present the user with a list of characteristics ...
10
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4answers
533 views

Should a UX Designer design in Pixels, Ems, or another unit of measurement?

I'm getting reading to set up my wireframe file for a responsive site. But after reading more about CSS pixels vs. pixels vs. ems, I can't decide how best to design the site and then communicate the ...
3
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3answers
51 views

Different elements linked to the same page

I received wireframes for a website from a client and there are small blocks with heading, little text and a button. The wireframe docs state that all those three elements must lead to the same page. ...
3
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3answers
113 views

should a button be disabled under offline situation or clickable with a notification of offline afterwards

Recently, I encountered a dilemma when designing a button on a mobile app. Here is the case. On the screen where I place the button, the user is required to fill in some information (but not all ...
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25 views

Mobile Information Architecture - two different paths to get to information

I'm doing the functional design of a mobile app where users can view information for accounts through two different paths. They need to be able to see their own accounts, then be able to see accounts ...
2
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3answers
145 views

UI/UX in emergency scenarios [closed]

can you recommend resources on good UI/UX design for applications in emergency and/or stressful scenarios? Something similar to this but a little bit more in-depth and with more general ...
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0answers
33 views

Is there a reason to make discrete selections not cyclic

Im talking mostly about menus in games, when using a controller. But also stuff like different desktops on an android device. Mostly those are coupled with transition animations, lasting between 1/4 ...
2
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0answers
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What patterns could I use for a tree-type menu with up to six levels on mobile devices?

I'm working on the re-design of a web site that displays a large number of highly structured documents that are currently arranged according to a "classification plan" that goes at least six levels ...
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2answers
40 views

Alignment of the labels in view/read only mode

I have a question regarding displaying the forms in the read only mode or a view mode. For example after one users inserts all the data (I use infield top aligned form labels) and then another user ...
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2answers
1k views

What's the symbol for the “locate me” button?

Is there a universally accepted symbol for the button that shows you where you currently are on a map? The google maps app for smartphone has it.
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2answers
92 views

way to show more than 10 roles

Our users have more than 10 roles, they can shift between roles at any time. Is there any way or design pattern to show > 10 roles on UI? Below is sample: in image 1 there is a profile dropdown ...
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1answer
26 views

Should I implement a “Tags to exclude” field?

I'm making an android application, which procures text (from their Evernote notes) after specific field keywords set by the user. For instance, F: First Text to select S: Second text to select (The ...
0
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0answers
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Is there a name for smaller text on top of bigger text in typography or UI design? [migrated]

I have a pattern where important clickable links have smaller text on top of big text to save horizontal space and emphasize the bigger text. Example: What do you call the smaller text? I'm just ...
0
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2answers
31 views

Force users (developers) to remove default styles or add no default styles and look bad

I'm not sure if this question is in bounds, as the users are the developers that will use my plugin. Example: I'm creating a simple modal plugin, it has a header, body, and footer area like a lot of ...
2
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4answers
82 views

Icon for “upgrade” [closed]

I'm trying to come up with an icon that would be understood to mean "upgrade" - the user should click on that icon if he wants to upgrade his application/subscription/whatever to a "premium" level. I'...
1
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1answer
44 views

How to link from read-only table without confusing users?

tl;dr Is there a way of linking from a read-only table to a settings section, without potentially confusing the user? I have a table that exists to show a user of an internal tool an overview of ...
3
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2answers
86 views

Radial slider for user input on mobile devices

I'm asked to implement a radial slider for user input on mobile devices. I looked through the Android and Apple specification and couldn't find such a radial slider. The user will input data through ...
3
votes
2answers
36 views

How to sort order names with special characters on lists?

I'm working on a project that contains contacts (First name, Last name), and currently we're using ascending/descending to allow users to re-order the list, however, I'm facing a problem with treating ...
10
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1answer
713 views

If a product is meant for use by a specific skillset, what depth of knowlege should a designer have in that skillset?

For example, if someone is designing an interface for a product used by doctors for a specific task, the designer will have far less medical knowledge than the doctors using the product. How much will ...
0
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1answer
77 views

Material Design app bar filtering best practices

I’m looking into material-design filtering patterns and came across this example. I have two concerns about it: Not quite sure about the visual compatibility of the filter icon and the hamburger ...
3
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0answers
18 views

What tools for created a dynamic prototype for TV, with simulation remote control? [closed]

I would like to know, what did you use as software for created a dynamic prototyping for TV. I Know that possible with axure but it's more long and complicated. what did you use for that ? A ...
3
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4answers
60 views

Challenging User Migration Problem

Our team has a challenging UX issue we are trying to solve neatly. We have rebuilt an existing system from scratch and there is a technical constraint that old users will need to re-register to the ...
0
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2answers
22 views

Exporting files in mobile

We have a responsive page that exports a list into .csv format. For mobile view, what is the optimal way of going about it? Show the user a notice that exporting is only supported in desktop? One ...
1
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1answer
62 views

What is the best way to show an item has been added to a list in iOS?

I have a list item in an iOS app that is ordered alphabetically. When adding a new item to this list, there is no way to easily tell that this item has been appended - especially if your list is ...
3
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1answer
37 views

Header on a table with grouped rows

I have a table that looks like this crude paint drawing The table represents employees grouped by the company they belong to. I have a table header for the Company (name, address, city, state, etc....
0
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1answer
34 views

Is it okay to have several lines of summary information inside a tab label?

I'm designing a complex form interface for building custom reports. The user can specify a lot of different kinds of information -- far more than will comfortably fit on screen. We will have ...
0
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3answers
55 views

Suggestion for occurance of ellipsis on pagination

We are presented with two options to implement pagination on our site. The option 1 is a pretty standard way of showing the start and the end however option 2 is a little different . I would like to ...
9
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1answer
127 views

Any studies showing generic currency symbol is understandable by most people?

As you may probably know, there's a generic currency symbol supposed to replace specific currencies. So, instead of using $, €, £, or ¥ I can use ¤ which is the generic currency sign. The sign was ...
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0answers
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Edit cell values of a data table

As a teacher I want to enter the students scores and basing on my grading key a grade/mark is automatically computed. As a teacher I want to get an immediate validation error presented when the ...
0
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2answers
108 views

Is there a name for this loading animation?

I can notice this animation looks like an default pattern, because I've seen it at so many apps and websites. I would like to know what's the name of it but I can't find any results.
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2answers
231 views

Visualization of proportions/ratio over time

I am looking for a smart way to visualize proportions, or ratio, over time in a chart. Since the relation between the variables is more interesting than their individual value, I can't just plot the ...
0
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3answers
106 views

UI for browsing objects that have different types that are interconnected

I can't give the exact purpose of the app (under NDA!) but I'm trying to design an interface that lets you explore data about various data objects that are all interlinked. I have an idea of how to do ...
17
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6answers
4k views

What is the best way to end a call between two parties (timer involved) in a non-disruptive way?

We are doing an app wherein one party (customer) can have a video conference with another party (consultant) in limited time (e.g. 15 minutes). What is the best way to end the connection between two ...
4
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2answers
117 views

Measuring activity on an invision prototype?

I'm wondering if any of you all could help me with this predicament. I am about to finish a certificate in human-computer interaction and the final gauntlet is A/B testing the prototypes we have ...
7
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2answers
457 views

Modern UI icons vs traditional icons

I need to choose icons for the UI of a Windows Store application, and am debating between the modern ones such as these (first result for images of "segoe mdl2 assets") and the traditional ones. I ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

When should i use a mask behind a FAB button?

Right now at work we are making this amazing feature (for a webApp) but i don't know WHEN its correct to use a "mask" Behind the FAB after it gets TAP/CLICKED because in the guide they say nothing ...
0
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1answer
69 views

Should a user logged in through Facebook be able to delete their account?

In my app I give the option the users of logging in with their Facebook account for convenience. Every modern app gives its users the option of deleting/disabling their account. The question is ...
5
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1answer
124 views

One-question survey

Hoping this is the right place to ask this... I'm working with a group who wants to conduct survey research to evaluate projects. They're thinking about having an initial, overall question that would ...
0
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2answers
80 views

Best way to organize process of adding child records to a parent record from a UX perspective

I'm working on a browser-based DBMS application, and I'm running into some complications around the best way to handle user navigation while creating records. Viewing and editing records seems ...
3
votes
2answers
58 views

Best way to display reverse chronological date range selector

I have a tool that will display photos in reverse chronological order (latest photo first back to the oldest photo) The tool has the option to set a date range and this will display the photo in ...
2
votes
5answers
127 views

Shortest possible way to explain UX design [closed]

Wanted to ask if you think that I explain UX design well enough in one sentence? Looking to hear personal experiences. "UX design is the path of least resistance for one to achieve a desired goal / ...
6
votes
3answers
246 views

Coming up with projects for UX practice for a beginner

I am an absolute beginner to UX. I've been doing lots of reading and I'm taking a course for Human-centered Design on Coursera. I've even joined up with a meetup group of UX designers. I've got ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

Trying to call for an action. Vertical vs Horizontal

I am trying to follow the concept I found here: http://designmodo.com/cta-button/ I am not sure if I am biased or it is just really not calling my attention. I made 2 versions of it and here are the ...
3
votes
2answers
128 views

How to Start Conceptualizing a Web Design Experience

I am going to design my first website. Basically, a redesign of a website I care for. I've been identifying goals and functional needs. Now I want to see if I can get the experience right or more ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Are there any design pattern systems like atomic design by Brad Frost?

I'm working on a system where users can use/add objects to a page. At the top level the user can use a template and at the lowest level the user can add a "building block". The different levels and ...
4
votes
3answers
80 views

Which text delivers clearer message to users

we are going to provide an in-app purchase item, so that user can unlock every blocked features in the app. However, this doesn't include removing ads-free. In order to ensure users really understand ...
0
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0answers
23 views

Overlay Login box vs On nav-bar login button

Suppose, A website having public login option and Users can see other profile, posts and read news without logging-in. So how to show login (alert/box) to those user who not have logged-in? Options: ...
3
votes
1answer
79 views

How can I express the idea of CSS floats to ordinary people?

Let me explain what CSS floats are: When there is no float, text and image looks like this: When the image is floated left (I don't know whether "floated left" is the right term for this. In CSS ...
0
votes
3answers
87 views

number input vs range slider

what are the advantages and disadvantages of range slider type input as compared with the classical number input? When it is better to use them?

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