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Identify a specific place for pixels in css

i'm new in Web design i have i problem with the place of pixels it take much time to get the right place for any element ( for me at least ) , There is any tools help me to make my process easy . by ...
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Is the implementation of a stability index for a UX component or style guide useful/practical?

The concept of a stability index where the likelihood for the content, where it is code or a specification (e.g. in the documentation of the Node.js API) looks to be rather useful and can be adopted ...
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Should the “zebra striping” data grid set-order column be highlighted, or is it enough that little arrow?

[For PC applications (desktop and web)] As a common rule, when showing data grids, and sorting data through one of its columns, a little arrow appears on that column (sometimes also, the header ...
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What are common resolutions for projectors?

I'm looking for a table detailing the distribution of video projector resolutions in a business setting (i.e. not home theater or classroom projectors). Google brings up a number of resources on the ...
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1answer
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Account Impersonation: Correct Labels & Design

Scenario: Jonathan, a sales representative, gets a phone call from Americorp regarding a problem with their backend admin console. Jonathan signs into his account so he can find Americorp's ...
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Keeping comments positive

I've got a musician for a client. We're trying new stuff to increase interaction with the audience during and after the show. She would love to get more in touch with her audience after the shows and ...
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Best practice for two-step verification process

Perhaps due to the recent incidents behind hacking of user database and identity theft, many organizations have introduced the two-step verification process, in particular when users are accessing the ...
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Restrict Map to a specific area

For an Android application, I have to display points on a map (with the Google Maps API). All the points are in one country (in France). The question is: Does it make sense to restrict the map to ...
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How to visualize results of user actions after creating a new record?

I am working on the UI design of a CMS that enable users to manage websites. The interaction I am looking at now takes place when a new menu item is created. This is what I have so far: For an ...
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How can I make elements outside the center visible without being annoying?

I'm spring loaded to this issue because 1.) I've had feedback from users who looked only at the very center of the page ...missing the nav bars altogether! and 2.) this very day, I went to my bank to ...
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Jingle (Music) in an app

I want to know different approaches for using jingles inside an App. I want to create a non-entertainment app that uses one of the jingles of the company. But I'm out of ideas on how to include it. ...
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What information or HTML elements should I put in the header? [on hold]

I am creating a website for a student organization that focuses on interprofessional education at my university. I have already completed the title and logo, positioned the menu bar to the bottom ...
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Keyboard shortcuts iOS

I'm implementing keyboard shortcuts into mine iOS app. Should I have shortcuts like ⌘ + n or just a simple n? Other example for navigation: ⌘ + 1 or just 1? Btw, I'm new to User Experience so I ...
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Clock face interface for time selection

I have been looking at new ideas for interface design, and came across this one for selecting time by mimicking a clock face. I believe that the interface can probably be tweaked to look a bit ...
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6answers
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Automatic calling system: “Press star” or “Press asterisk”?

I'm not a native English speaker and currently have a task on my desk to translate some texts for an automatic telephone calling system. You know the stuff: to confirm your request, press one, to ...
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How to define/classify messages and notifications in web applications

I have seen content from various style guides and UX guidelines about this, and was wondering if there is a much more simple system to create a consistent and easy to implement design for various ...
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2answers
59 views

Position of file delete button

I am designing an android application showing a list of files and folders, something like dropbox or google drive. My question is; when a file is selected should the delete option with share and tag ...
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3answers
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What's the best approach: real time email notifications or digest emails at regular intervals?

I have a Q/A site that deals with my area of medical practice. I'm a doctor and a programmer. Users can do the typical things like follow threads and other users. I don't want to spam users all the ...
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1answer
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Different levels of user experience in public transport system stop information

On my infrequent trips overseas I have taken some interest in the public transport systems and how they announce or display the stops, in particular for high volume metro systems. In Australia and US ...
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15answers
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Toilet flush buttons

This question has been bugging me ever since I've started learning usability. I am talking about the two buttons for the flush : Full and half container. On one hand, the button shape has to ...
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4answers
523 views

On Android, how do you design a very shallow navigation?

I need to create a simple account section in my mobile app with 1-level deep navigation: ___ Register / Account -- \___ Login On iPhone, I'm using a grouped table ...
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2answers
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iPhone to Android - Sections & SubSections navigation

I'm helping porting an iPhone design to Android. My background is Android developer, so I'm trying to create the best possible experience for Android users, but I'm not a designer. The first problem ...
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On an E Commerce Website how effective is a Hero Banner?

We have a design where a Hero Banner covers nearly 70% of the Landing Screen of the HomePage, it consists of a carousel which has collection of 5 of our best offers. I have been going through data ...
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What reason could Nintendo have had for putting the A and B buttons the wrong way round?

When Nintendo brought out it's first game system, the NES, it had a controller with four buttons: Select Start A B However, somewhere, a designer, in their infinite wisdom, decided that the A and ...
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0answers
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Excel like autofilters on html tables [on hold]

What is the best way to integrate excel like autofilter option in a table / table header. See here some examples of what I'm talking about: http://datatables.net/examples/api/multi_filter_select.html ...
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Enterprise level Persona [closed]

I am trying to figure out the best approach on creating enterprise personas. This is not for a specific product.What i mean by enterprise level personas is that we are trying to create personas for ...
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7answers
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How to refer to that '#' button on the phone?

How to refer to the '#' button on the phone so that every (or at least, most) user would understand? The name 'hash' sounds quite technical. While every programmer do (should) understand what is ...
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4answers
606 views

Should you reveal to the participants where they 'went wrong' during usability tests?

I realise 'went wrong' is not the correct term here. We're not testing the user, we're testing the site. (Hence the quote marks). Anyway: Take this hypothetical scenario: You're running a usability ...
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File rename treating loss of focus as “undo” - why?

You're in the middle of renaming a file from file manager, nautilus or whatever, and you alt-tab to another app. When you alt-tab back, it's forgotten what you typed. This happens on most versions ...
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1answer
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Single Column Form Layouts - Good for Power Users?

I am re-designing data-rich financial interfaces for professionals with specific domain knowledge. I have read many studies that convey the benefits of single-column form layouts (see example of such ...
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1answer
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Improving speed of data entry in a single page calculator form

I've been asked to try and improve a one page calculator form. It is used by telesales people to work out what sort of deal they can offer to a customer and how much commission (called LTR) they stand ...
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1answer
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Linking to vs. embedding content on a web page

I'm designing a simple informational page, and I want to maximise readability and make the page as efficient as possible. Currently, I have two PDFs embedded into the page that users can scroll ...
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2answers
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Source of user contacts for app

I'm making a mobile app similar in functionality with Whatsapp where the user will have to select and contact acquaintances (friends, family, co-workers ..you name it) so I'm just wondering if it's ...
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1answer
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Starting from zero [on hold]

I'm psychology student with a business minor and I want to go into UX Design. I have no idea where to start. I started reading and started learning some basic coding. I want to build a portfolio but I ...
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2answers
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+100

What encouraged the designers of GNOME Web 3.11.90 to show both (a) the page title and (b) the address/location/URL in the header bar?

Points of reference, please, for documents and/or discussions that supported the design rationale. I'll add one answer, I don't know whether it's ideal. Background A brief, two-screenshot ...
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9answers
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End user impact by frequency and timing of updates and enhancements

As an organization, we strive to remain competitive and current. With that, we often discuss UI changes and the impacts they have to our user base. A concern we have is the frequency and extent to ...
6
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1answer
351 views

How should I go about finding a UX mentor? [on hold]

There seems to be a lot of evidence that having a mentor is crucial to career success and even more important when transitioning between careers. I've read that social networking sites - twitter & ...
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5answers
4k views

Android back button - Global history back, or menu back?

On the Android, is the expected action of the back button to navigate backward through menus, or does it just go "back" to the previous screen you came from? I don't have an Android device to sample ...
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1answer
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Combining a grid view and list view on the same interface

I'm working on a UI which needs to include a series of video thumbnails and folders containing more video thumbnails. At current, the videos are being layed out in a 'list view'. A video thumbnail ...
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3answers
87 views

Best browser solution for secondary window

I'm writing a web app for accountants managing employee salaries in organizations. The accountants request is while editing an employee salary form parameters to preview it's Paycheck report. The only ...
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2answers
513 views
+50

Transforming qualitative and quantitative data or methods

I can see how a large number of interviews and video can be compiled and analysed numerically (i.e. turning qualitative research into quantitative research), but is it not possible to turn ...
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3answers
285 views

Why shouldn't we call it UX design or us UX designers?

I came across multiple different reasons why UX design should not be called design or why a UX designer is not really the designer of user experiences. For example: User experience (UX) cannot be ...
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+50

Looking for independent usability study of the Microsoft Fluent UI

I have been trying to gather objective feedback/response on the design of the Fluent UI ('Ribbon') interface. Apart from one study by Forrester which was commissioned by Microsoft anyway, and various ...
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2answers
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Thinking about splitting out similar processes. Dilemma

I am working on a project that involves sending messages. Messages come in two flavours - a simple quick message and a full message (or campaign) which includes some additional information. I am ...
2
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2answers
521 views

Show list selection based on multiple attribute selection

In my traditional desktop app (not web app), I have a screen with a relatively short list of items (typically 10 - 20), from which the user can select any combination (including all). The items have ...
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0answers
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How to improve my logo [on hold]

I am asked to create a logo for my firm's new product. It is an entrepreneur talk show. A website relating conversation, interviews, sort of talk show for entrepreneur. I have created a very simple ...
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2answers
144 views

UX for entering two times per day for time period

I'm building an iOS app to be used by children / youth for a period of four weeks. The app issues a notification twice per day, once in the AM and once in the PM. Prior to using the app, the user (the ...
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1answer
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Do new pedestrian crossing buttons show an activated state?

I think many people are familiar with the situation of people waiting at the pedestrian crossing and repeatedly pressing (sometimes bashing) the button in the belief that it might somehow speed up the ...
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1answer
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Best way to subtract score on Android when a tap adds score?

I'm making a fencing scorekeeping Android app with an emphasis on design and simplicity (i.e. just showing the essentials). As such, I'm trying to avoid dedicated buttons for functions, but am using ...

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