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1answer
55 views

Placing Filter/Search options across browsers

I'm developing a web app and i'm confused on where to place the filter across browsers. Should i try to keep it consistent in the same place, so users "know" how to navigate doesn't matter if it's on ...
5
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3answers
1k views

Background patterns - do or don't?

Is there any data or research on whether or not background patterns have an impact on the user experience of a website as opposed to using a basic (flat/solid) color like white or a light-grey?
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1answer
53 views

What is the best layout to get an image from multiple sources? [closed]

I have a mobile application and would like a better image getting layout. Image sources: URL, Local file, Camera, Facebook It's a simple mobile picture application and I would like to develop a ...
1
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1answer
36 views

What's the best way to get the users to do Manual Selection of Location on Mobile App?

I am trying to make a very simple UI for less-literate, not so expert users. Is it better to show states, regions, neighbourhoods (in that order) on a popup for the user to select his/her location, or ...
5
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4answers
166 views

How to distinguish between progress and consumption visually?

I am working on a product that shows how much time the user has consumed . To represent this visually I have used a reversed progress bar but it still feels like a progress bar , increasing. Are ...
0
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1answer
68 views

Should I code my own numeric keyboard? It's bad UX? [closed]

I'm building my first app in Html/Css/Js and I need the numeric keyboard in one screen. I have some apparently solvable problems with the standard keyboard, mostly because I don't like the aesthetic, ...
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5answers
1k views

What is a wireframe deck?

I was recently asked to provide this by a potential employer and wasn't sure what it meant. Google has also shown little help. I am assuming it means a collection of wireframes. However, are these ...
1
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1answer
30 views

Most efficient way to ask users for days of the week and start/end time for each day?

I have a situation wherein I need to ask users on what day of the week an activity takes place. It can take place anywhere from 1-7 days, but for each day the user "activates", there must be a start ...
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4answers
5k views

What is the most readable way to display a U.S. phone number?

What is the best format for a full 10-digit U.S. phone number in terms of readability, accessibility, and overall ease-of-use? A few examples: (800) 555-1234 (800)555-1234 (no space after the ...
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0answers
23 views

Configuring a hierarchical structure with inherited attributes

The information model of my application consists of a hierarchy of objects (one to many), each has its own specific attributes and inherited attributes. For each inherited attribute in an object, user ...
3
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2answers
201 views

American English, British English or Both?

I am working on a website that supports multi-language. Currently the default English is american as this was recommended here, but I am thinking about implementing british, so my question is: Will ...
2
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2answers
187 views

Change language dropdown on a login page

Where do you believe is the best place to add a change language dropdown menu on a LOGIN page? Is it below the form? Or is it on the right? Are there any conducted studies you know of? Thanks in ...
3
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1answer
60 views

Web tools to show a comparison between two values? [closed]

I would like to compare two values and show a comparison (or a variation) between the two values. Here is an example in my desktop app: This app is developed in Delphi so I don't have a lot of ...
2
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3answers
91 views

Is it right to animate forms in corporate platforms? [closed]

I working on an internal user panel for a company that provide premium services. in their platform has lots of forms with too different inputs. It is so important to users to know where there are and ...
1
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0answers
54 views

NN/g report and its application in design

Just wondering if anyone has had the experience of purchasing a NN/g report, which seems to be an authoritative and often quoted reference for things UX and web design related. I am trying to ...
0
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0answers
15 views

What methods are preferred for analysing communication and information needs?

I have an issue regarding a client I'm hopefully working with soon. They want a full analysis of how their communication and information is received by their audience. They are using digital and ...
72
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10answers
11k views

User's reaction to a web-browser opening upon exiting application

I am a game developer and I want players of one game to know and try my other games, so I came up with the idea to launch their default browser, only after they quit the game for the first time, to my ...
0
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1answer
59 views

Mandatory fields in each group [closed]

We need to design a form where user can dynamically rearrange the fields. From the attached image, The scenarios are, Need to show the grouping of fields, eg., File number, City and Zip are a group ...
3
votes
2answers
42 views

What's the best way to refer to a context menu in documentation?

It used to be that you could tell a user (in documentation or in onscreen prompts) to, let's say, "Click a button, or right-click to display a menu." Nowadays, there are multiple ways to display a ...
7
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1answer
264 views

What breakpoint width to switch to mobile menu?

Sounds like it should have an obvious, clear-cut answer, but I couldn't find much mention of it: When building a website, what breakpoint / width is most ideal to switch from a horizontal tab-style ...
7
votes
3answers
287 views

When customizing your iWatch face the time changes to 10:09 [closed]

I'm curious why Apple uses the 10:09 time as a default when changing your Apple Watch face. I've seen this even in their marketing content. Is it the best time to be displayed for marketing purposes? ...
2
votes
2answers
39 views

Enabling desired date format for users

I don't want to force users to use only mm/dd/yyyy format on my website. My case: User will be able to choose which date format he prefers on the website ( calendars, tables and so on): 12.30.2016 ...
0
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4answers
88 views

Should a slideshow continue when a popup is shown?

I have a simple slideshow that rotates images for the prices for the site. Should I have this slideshow continue when a popup is shown? My thoughts, a slideshow could be distracting. However, it could ...
1
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2answers
48 views

Allowing the user to add input fields

I have a form where the user can input as many usernames as they'd like. I've decided to show the form with 3 inputs initially, to encourage the user to input more than one username. When the ...
29
votes
7answers
3k views

What should my personal email be, if the domain name already includes my full name? [duplicate]

Pretend my name is John Doe; I own the domain name johndoe.com. I will be using this domain for a portfolio site, to host small projects, etc. When setting up the email server I thought through some ...
7
votes
4answers
389 views

Does any research/study exist on what makes an interactive document better from a user experience perspective?

I am aware that there is a lot of research into page layout methodologies and the flow of design elements (text, diagrams, etc) such as the Gutenberg Diagram, Z-Pattern, F-Pattern, and so on. I'm also ...
1
vote
6answers
389 views

Why is the default behavior of BackSpace key deleting a letter instead of a word?

On Windows, the BackSpace key deletes a letter, and on the Mac, the delete key does the same. On Windows, Ctr + BS deletes a word instead, and on the Mac, Option + Delete does it. Why doesn't it ...
0
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1answer
60 views

On a tablet, is it okay for both modal-style windows and full-screen programs to close with different methods?

Imagine you are faced with a tablet-sized screen that is almost-but-not-quite a tablet. It has a physical keyboard, and there is no on-screen keyboard. It has a touch screen, but also has a port ...
5
votes
2answers
154 views

Nonparametric vs. Parametric tests

I work as a UX Researcher for a mobile gaming company. We're discussing best practices in analysis, and my colleague suggested that we always use nonparametric tests (e.g., Mann-Whitney U rather than ...
0
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1answer
26 views

Comprehensive sketch file for Material Design Keyboards?

I have searched high and low and cannot find a comprehensive .sketch file (or any typeof file) containing all english language android keyboards with all possible states for a variety of device ...
0
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1answer
60 views

Loading… play a game, patent

I recently read somewhere that loading games (games that the user plays while something is loading) were patented, and that the patent had been denied. I think (bad memory) the patent is from ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Should a light box have scroll in the background?

In my mind, scroll bars in the background distract the user on the overall objective and on the main purpose of the light box. In the same light, most users hate popups and almost feel tempted to ...
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3answers
53 views

Should login information be remembered after a popup is closed?

I click a button called "Login" and a popup appears to login. I fill in my information and I accidentally click outside the div, should the information be remembered when I click "Login" again? Or, do ...
3
votes
2answers
46 views

Google material steppers indicate progress, is changing the headings of each step bad?

I have a complex process to step through and the nature of each step may change dependent upon the user's input into a preceding step. I am therefore tempted to change the titles of subsequent ...
1
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2answers
31 views

When clicking outside popup / menu to close, should clicking on other site elements result in action?

Just curious of your opinions on the following subject: User can call up a menu or a pop up window. Then he realizes that this is not what he or she wanted, so clicks outside the menu/window to close ...
2
votes
2answers
71 views

Page layout - authoritative research into natural flow of text, tables and images

I have been trying, unsuccessfully, to find any research into the best way to layout pages in a way that suits a typical reader's flow. That is, how they naturally look at a page, where their eyes ...
1
vote
3answers
95 views

Should a “Sign In” popup close on click outside?

Tree House only allows an X to close the "Sign In" popup. Should I follow this same strategy? Do users feel worried information is lost if they accidentally click outside the div? Does it feel ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

how to define the roles in a messaging app (ie like whatsapp)

I'm currently building an app for instant messaging (similar to whatsapp).. in my requirements doc I'm trying to define the roles. Like in any messaging app, there is the person who's currently using ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

Best practice for a download page for multiplatform application

I need to create a Download page for the installer of our software, and I was wondering, if there are any best practices for doing this. The application is multiplatform, Windows (32/64) Linux ...
3
votes
1answer
78 views

How to display actions similar to one another for proper UX

The company I work for have a Search widget which will allow them to search for petrol station sites in the database. A User is able to have a "Saved Search" which will allow them to re-run a detailed ...
3
votes
5answers
1k views

Single click versus double to cancel something

My dilemma is pretty simple, I'm making a web game and for the object inventory if you press one of them it will pop a modal where you can see the object info and some options on the bottom, one of ...
1
vote
2answers
100 views

What are the advantages of websites (eg:Gmail) not using a cursor:pointer for interactive elements?

Taking the example of Gmail, when you hover over "Sign out" or "Add account" buttons the cursor is instead of Is there any particular reason behind that? There are clear drawbacks (less ...
1
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3answers
28 views

Ecommerce User Journeys [closed]

I'm working on an Ecommerce project and am trying to identify some core user journeys. The site allows users to search and browse for products and then buy them using various cards. The site has a ...
1
vote
2answers
68 views

Visualizing long list of data

I have got a list of 50-80 items that I need to be visualized in a useful way. The list is sorted in alphabetic order. The items will be draggable to a graph on its right, like so: I’m thinking ...
4
votes
2answers
713 views

Force log out users on applying a password policy?

Consider this use-case for an enterprise social network. Users have already signed up but after some time, the admin for the network decides to apply a password policy. Does applying a password ...
8
votes
1answer
90 views

Website language negotiation

According to these chaps here, for example, the reason why the likes of Google and various other imitators big and small use mostly GeoIP techniques for choosing the UI language, even overriding the ...
3
votes
3answers
105 views

Should I create a separate login page or just a popup from the sign up page?

A popup would be more easy for me. It saves me from having to make another page. This being said, on average, which method does a user prefer more? A popup may be faster, but do users feel it is as ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Rolling calendar view - choosing a start date

I'm currently building a web app that allows users to register as course attendees. Obviously, one can't register for past courses, and we would like to prevent registration in courses beyond two ...
1
vote
2answers
38 views

Is the “Save as…” option at all required in browsers? [closed]

On right-clicking on a web page in Chrome you get an option "Save as..." which basically saves the entire web page locally in your system. I'm wondering what is the importance or priority of that ...
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votes
2answers
86 views

Should the “X” be lined up with the Login button or Sign Up Form? [closed]

Should the "X" stay put or move to the purple square, which is lined up with the Sign Up Form. Does it matter?

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