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How to show the user can hover for more information

I have a simple table showing the configuration of various installs of a product. This particular product enables different profiles that enable/disable features and options. In this table, for each ...
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What is the best approach for dealing with new users once they have provided their initial sign up info?

I have a medical website about to launch. It is also a niche social network. There is a comprehensive question and answer section and questions are highlighted to users based on their medical ...
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Does it make sense to have an “All” option in a filter?

I'm working on an effort to create a set of filters for search results. One of the UX issues I'm currently working out is whether or not to place an "All" option as an item in the filters. For ...
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Facebook/Twitter login only vs. Facebook/Twitter signup and login separately

I have searched for this topic here, but haven't found solid answers for the problem. So the situation is this: we are creating the authentication screens for a mobile app and we are not sure which ...
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How can users take part in sorting of articles that need changes in a website?

For a portal that houses thousands of articles and posts, how can users take a part in the entire process of marking what posts and articles need changes? A lot of posts can be helped with valuable ...
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What is the best way to display an icon for removing the row in a table?

I am designing a system where users need to be able to delete a table row. Originally I had a 'remove' button, but that has now changed to an icon in the interest of saving space. I have used a red ...
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48 views

Do natural colour schemes work better with the human brain?

Does colour matter? I work for a company that uses 3 very unnatural colours as the brand colours. I want to test a theory that because these are such an unnatural colours not seen anywhere in nature ...
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Field that doesn't allow spaces - giving correct feedback

On our mobile app's login screen we have three fields, the last of which is used to build up a URL. Since spaces isn't a good idea for the hostname part of a URL the user input must be sanitized ...
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How to create a bubble-effect driven by live data and CSS3? [on hold]

I am working hard to research libraries that shall help me achieve the following effect. Essentially, the bubble's radius is driven by live data. The challenge here is to make them float a little, but ...
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Should a column of navigation buttons include or omit the current page?

I'm designing a web site with a column of navigation buttons on the left. On the right is the content. Clicking a button loads the particular content and a title header on the top. Say the column of ...
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Ideas for real time complex graph plots [on hold]

I'm working on ways to improve our existing real-time graph/plots. However, most of the chart framework, I see, show graphs of relatively simple data. Here is a brief snapshot of our existing plots: ...
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Looking for a way to “teach the user” gestures

I'm working on a mobile app for guitarists for which I've been tasked with coming with a witty way to teach the user how to use some features there and there with the requirements : No explanatory ...
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Should I change the text on the save button when confirming the save?

When a user is clicking a button to save some data, in special situations we want to confirm with them that they know the data doesn't match, so the user has to click "Save" and then click "Save" ...
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Term for a top menu that appears when scrolling up?

I am experiencing more and more pages using this style of top menu. When you scroll the page downwards, all is fine, but as soon as you need to scroll up for some reason (such as to read the ...
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Handling effective date ranges with no start or end date

I have an enterprise-based web application that makes use of effective dates - so instead of just making a change to a piece of data, that change can take effect at some date in the future (or the ...
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1answer
13 views

What and how many discrete priority values should I use to describe importance of announcement inside web application

I develop CRM for my company. I created module to post announcements for rest of the crew. I would like to create scale of importance to choose from like 4 values: 1,3,5,7 or descriptive values. ...
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Why did Windows add a pointer trail feature?

So Windows has had, for a while now, a pointer trail feature under the visibility section. But that's something I don't understand. The pointer itself is extremely annoying, and seems to me that ...
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Why do we use back and forward instead of backward and forward? [migrated]

In many english user interfaces, both virtual and physical, the words back and forward and used instead of backward and forward. An easy example is the web browser, where the button to navigated ...
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Should a hotel group have separate websites for each hotel together with the “hub” website for all hotels? [on hold]

The hotel group consist of several 4 and 5 stars hotels, each specialised for different target groups (family, wellness etc.) within a roughly same budget. All content creation and day-to-day ...
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Is it better to place on CTA per plan or one for all plans?

We have four plans with a CTA: 'try it for free' What is better: Place one CTA per plan? or place one CTA for all?
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58 views

Display Keyboard shortcuts for buttons/input in their label itself in a web app?

I have an inteactive web-app with some buttons and inputs, and they have keyboard shortcuts based on their respective labels. Like P for the button labeled 'Press me'. I want to showcase that the ...
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29 views

Which D3JS data chart is most similar to a scheduler?

I realize this is a borderline SO question. I am trying to figure out which of the examples on D3JS most closely resembles a scheduler or Gantt chart so I can use it in our app. I think bullet ...
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How to create a web application with good user experience or usability?

I am a front end developer, new to "user experience" world. I got a web application which has usability issues, which I have to recreate as per usability point of view. I referred many articles ...
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105 views

What are the differences between desktop app UX vs Web App UX? [on hold]

Are the different? If so, how? What are the biggest differences and why? For eg: In an e-commerce web app - The singular focus will be on making a sale. Whereas, on a licensed desktop app, the ...
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146 views

Is this play video button placement confusing?

I'm creating a blog with videos in each posts. But, I'm not sure if triangular play icon inside of a circle at the right presents itself as the must-click part of the page or worse if it leaves the ...
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1answer
25 views

Save or clear Sorting and Filtering settings when adding to a grid

The layout of the page is a grid on one side with a list of items, and on the other side displays a snapshot of something selected in the grid, or if you're adding an item, it displays the form. I'm ...
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1answer
44 views

Wizards: should pages with no options the user can change be shown?

I have an install wizard for product X with steps A > B > C>...>G, where C has a single drop-down selector. The drop-down selector in C either has one option, or many options: this is determined by ...
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1answer
49 views

The effect of showing “wizard” style steps in a multistep process

I'm approaching this from the context of a user onboarding workflow. Specifically I'm looking for references to research that discuss what effect displaying "wizard" steps actually has on user ...
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Rate Now, Remind Me Later, Never Remind Me Again

I'm creating a mobile app that would alert users on its initial startup to rate it and link to the App Store for a written review. From doing some research so far I've found two approaches that ...
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2answers
57 views

Male Female Selection [duplicate]

I am building a form. What is the best practice to ask a gender of a person in a form. In a dropdown? In radio buttons? or in some other forms? Please also tell some techniques to style these fields. ...
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Is it considered useful or harmful to make in-text mentions of well-known sites hyperlinks?

This question is related to a meta post on Academia.SE on the practice of changing in-text references to widely known sites to hyperlinks. For example (from this post), is I use a tool to block ...
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33 views

Show contextual FAQ's prior to contacting support?

Does providing contextual FAQ's prior to allowing users to contact a support specialist increase ROI? Each message or contact that a company receives costs that company. Is there any data that shows ...
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1answer
63 views

Creating an extremely detailed user Journey Map

I'm about to start work on a detailed customer journey map for a travel company. This to be for an end to end service and there are a LOT of touch points. I'm just curious has anyone any tips/feedback ...
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1answer
57 views

Polite “Payment Confirmed” Image

I'm creating a step-by-step image chart to a website describing a paid program that only liberates access when user's payment is confirmed. I want to be far from showing users some greedy icon (like a ...
2
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1answer
60 views

Link states – should keyboard focus replicate hover or active

I realise that this question may be quite specific CSS-wise, but it feels more like a UX question than a StackOverflow one. My question is should links have a :focus state that replicates their ...
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Should we give the user a heads up about an external action wrt the app's context in iOS?

In our application, we offer the users an option to login with their facebook credentials, through facebook's login UI. Upon logging in the user can use the app in read-only mode (with respect to ...
2
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1answer
46 views

How to handle navigation that occurs inside a Tab in iPhone

I'm confused on how to handle navigation inside tabs in iPhone. Questions: Once the post is created, does it belong in the create tab? If it doesn't, how an 'orphan' page should behave in ...
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0answers
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Log Viewer UI improvement [on hold]

I am in the process of designing a UI for a Log viewer. This takes a type of .log file, parsers it - displaying the contents in a easy to use format. The UI has gone through several iterations and I ...
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OSX- What is the right term for adding a postfix to a file when it is downloaded a second time?

e.g. If your FTP a file you can either overwrite a file or write another version of that file. Typical "-1" is added to the file. What is the right term? Browsing learns that "Increment" is a possible ...
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how to show multi delete in a list view in an ios app

i want to delete multiple row in a list view. how should it be designed? Swiping the row and showing check boxes is a good idea?
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36 views

What's the most intuitive graph to display the largest changes?

I was thinking of implementing a column chart with two bars for each item displaying the current month and the previous month values.
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Is print queuing intuitive? [on hold]

In every system I know of, users are allowed to print documents while the printer is in use by another user, or out of paper/toner/ink, or warming up, or otherwise not ready to print the document. In ...
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46 views

Complex data input form on mobile device

I need to create an Input form that allows a user with a mobile device, to insert informations with this structure: output = { context: ‘Context Title’, products : [ { name : ...
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1answer
30 views

UI for selecting custom colors in an app

What is the standard color picker component for selecting and changing colors in an app?
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1answer
99 views

Best control for display boolean readonly data

Now we are using readonly checkboxes for displaying some information about other users: Mike Angel And I feel that using input elements for displaying readonly data is wrong, but I cannot think of ...
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2answers
37 views

Touch-screen equivalent wording for 'scroll'?

When referring to 'scrolling' up/down a page it is intuitive to use the word 'scroll' on a traditional screen (non-touch), because of the mouse scroll wheel etc. Is it as user-friendly to refer to ...
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Looking for onboarding examples for physical devices [on hold]

I am looking for some good examples of onboardings (as seen recently in many online systems or mobile apps) in physical world or which at least start in physical world and then continue in a device ...
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1answer
36 views

Pattern for showing the dependency with dependent fields below a radio button or checkbox?

I have a form where there is a field with two options. Depending on which option is chosen, there are 1-4 additional fields that need to be filled out, as shown: I think there are two problems ...
3
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2answers
92 views

Visualizing version-controlled hierarchical data

What would be the best way to visualize versioned hierarchical data in an interactive application? Let's say we have the following hierarchical data, where the capital letters identify the objects, ...
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102 views

Alternatives to Microsoft Ribbon design in WPF?

We have a WPF application that makes use of the Microsoft Ribbon technology. What started out as a simple application, now has many tab groupings etc., which is contributing to a bloat in the number ...

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