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Contextual sidebar and consistency

I am designing a website service for coin collectors and have a question regarding navigation. The control flow is as follows: User selects country (from map or an alphabetized list). User selects a ...
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Show hours < 10 with or without a zero

Is there a "good" way to show time in an iOS app (and more in general in apps/website) ? Is 8:35:29 better than 08:35:29 ?
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5answers
380 views

About us: why do websites show the CEO, founders, and employees on this page?

Why would I want a tab for "meet the team"? Why would users even care about the people working there? I just want a working piece of software and thats good...right? Usually it looks something ...
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1answer
28 views

How to test and keep track of onboarding flows?

Our app has different kind of users e.g those who sign up from the website or are invited. Then depending on whether the user is active or not after signing up, we send them a few touch emails. My ...
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1answer
24 views

Ethical issues in UX design: are they different to ethics in graphic design and design research?

I am still trying to track down references and resources regarding the topic of ethics in UX design. So far I have seen things like the Ethical Design Manifesto from Ind.ie that covers all aspects ...
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Elegant and simple nested tabs UI?

I have case in which user can choose location of service clicking on tabs. In second, step if user choose to use option on right, he can choose managed type of VPS service or unmanaged VPS service. ...
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1answer
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What is the practical consideration and impact on user experience when the designer makes the logout link/button difficult to access?

It seems like many websites go to great lengths to make the logout link/button very difficult to find or click on. For returning users hiding the logout link/button doesn't make sense because they ...
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3answers
76 views

Sharing information between users on QR codes - better to pull from a server?

I'm building an app that revolves around users scanning each other's QR codes and sharing information. This would be the main feature of the app, but often times the information in the QR code can ...
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3answers
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Do the number of questions in FAQ affect perception of site?

In doing a new website, our client provided us with a quite long list of FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions). As usual in these cases, questions are made up (a totally different question, but a whole ...
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Why do most smartphones not have a physical keyboard?

The vast majority of smartphones sold today use a 'bar' or 'slate' form-factor, with a large screen which uses an on-screen keyboard. Blackberry are the one obvious manufacturer who still produce ...
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3answers
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How to represent missing colors in a search result facet

In our online store we have a facet to filter the search results by color. The different values for this filter are displayed as a small tile according to the name of the value. The color of the tile ...
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3answers
2k views

Why don't air travel booking sites use the “shopping cart” UI concept?

I am working on an Airline site refactor, and I realized that the abandonment after searching and selecting a flight is very high. I think for returning visitors it would be nice having a way to ...
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2answers
34 views

How to transition users from a mobile-optimized to non-optimized area of a site with minimum confusion?

My team is working on a fairly large site that will be slowly transitioning (finally) into a mobile-optimized/responsive site. Since it is impossible to convert every page at once, there will be some ...
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4answers
64 views

Why don't mobile qwerty keyboards utilize keyboard shortcuts?

Desktop/laptop keyboards utilize shortcut via key combinations like Ctrl + V. What don't mobile keyboards, like on Android and iOS, do this? If we implement shortcut keys in mobile applications ...
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3answers
74 views

Combining 6 apps into one

I'm building an application that caters to a specific set of people for example construction workers [edit: removed "students, or coffee drinkers"]. So for instance, an app for construction workers ...
2
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1answer
61 views

a formal way of creating a UI from a set of functions?

I am working on an application that has a number of functions and features with the intention of launching it first on Android and then on iOS. Coming from a development background with minimal ...
1
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1answer
28 views

Name of a card sorting technique that lets people sort only their favorite items?

I'm working on a software tool that one of my clients uses on their intranet. We are planning to run a card sort study. Let's say the top 2 levels of their existing IA look like this: Menu item 1 ...
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1answer
23 views

How to display blocks with line items on a Ledger, where pricing per block may be computed differently?

I have a situation where we have a web-assisted ledger where sales people can add line items (products), and they can also add options of the product that are entered as sub-line-items. ...
3
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5answers
99 views

Do we really require a reset button for form fields?

I am questioning the use, in web form design, of reset buttons placed along with "Submit" or "Finish" buttons. What happens if a user accidentally clicks on "Reset" button after filling up all ...
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2answers
1k views

UI for Access Control List (ACL)

I am trying to come up with a UI for controlling Resource based Access Control Lists (RBAC) in web application. So far I would go with this approach: I have a Searchbox with suggestion support. ...
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3answers
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Help for first visit on a website

On my website, there is a top-menu feature that I would like that a new visitor sees and understands immediately. Maybe only 10% of the visitors will use it (that's why it doesn't deserve a bigger ...
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0answers
74 views

Why haven't more sites used the nav bar vs. the hamburger menu?

A lot has been said about the drawbacks of hamburger menus, and we've been seeing a lot of mobile apps moving away from this navigation model in favor of a nav bar (recent example). In general, I'm ...
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4answers
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Designing an expandable UI with plugins

I'm working on a game server, that will allow mods and plugins to be installed. I'm also working on a creation kit, or content management suite (CMS), to aid in the design of various aspects of the ...
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4answers
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Why do we prefer shiny finish on cars and dull finish on devices?

Across the board, cars have shiny paint (which looks great), while computers, laptops and phones etc tend to have a dull finish to them. What's the logic/ psychology behind this?
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0answers
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What are some good examples of search/group builders on mobile?

We are currently working on an interface on mobile that allows to search people, build a group and get actions on this group. Step-by-step, it'll look like this: - I search someone - I get actions ...
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2answers
74 views

What's a good scrolling hint for partial-page content in iOS?

I'm developing an exercise app in which the bottom half (right half in landscape) of the screen is the "live" portion of the app. It runs a timer, along with a donut graph and counter showing elapsed ...
3
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1answer
83 views

Problematic with desktop HUD activation using hot key or hot corner

Lately, Gnome & Unity each has implemented a new way to activate the HUD (Menu, Overlay Bar..) Unity: uses two hot keys that trigger with single press, Super|Win brings Menu/Sidebar & Left ...
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1answer
46 views

Examples of dialog UX concepts? [on hold]

I want to design an easy-to-use set of dialogs for my users to get notified of anything & possibly interact with my app via those dialog boxes. A "Dialog box" is also known as "Popup", ...
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2answers
80 views

Examples of login forms UX concepts? [on hold]

I want to design an easy-to-use form for my users to sign in. I have been looking for mockups as a first phase, but I have found more fully designed & live examples of login forms. It's great but ...
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2answers
110 views

What is the best way to indicated a column's data is affected by the date range selected?

Our dashboard has data that is static such as names and full budgets and also has columns which are affected by the date range which is selected. The user's attention always jumps to the same columns ...
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1answer
84 views

Design of a UI which has multiple Categories, where each Category holds individual Settings

I'm new to UI Design and I having a hard time designing a new Concept for a UI. I can't give you full detail about what the application is for but it's basicly a production-planning-tool for ...
0
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1answer
31 views

How do you deal with personal information during usability testing?

I'm wondering what do other UX professionals do when they need to see personal information for a test? Like home address or salary? Especially if conducted at the company you work for?
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1answer
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Term “Requirement Gathering” in UX - A misnomer?

Having spend some good time in the Interaction design domain, I have started to think that the term "Requirement Gathering" is somewhat a misnomer and conveys a incorrect image of the process. Is ...
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2answers
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Which level of management or UX hierarchy has the responsibility for setting the design code of ethics for the organisation?

I believe that in a graphics or visual design setting, the creative director or artistic director would be responsible for this. However, in many organisations the hierarchy or level of governance for ...
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1answer
25 views

What is the relevant way to show share count of article?

The share count on the left bottom of image is the total share count of story and I placed there because that was near to sharing button so that this will make more sense, but I have a confusion, that ...
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3answers
64 views

Material Design: list items or cards to display a large collection of elements?

I am developing a web application targeting desktop using Material Design and I am now facing a dilemma. The layout of the application is rather standard: toolbar on top, left sidebar and large ...
0
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1answer
18 views

show comments and likes

In my page i will be loading images one below other. I need to show comments and likes below image. But if there are too many comments then images will move down. Is there any good idea to show ...
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2answers
11k views
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1answer
93 views

Better way to act on grid data?

I need to assign different levels of permissions to users in a grid. But in-line/direct editing of grid data is not allowed! As shown in the mockup below, in the action column, clicking "Add" will ...
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2answers
20 views

Sort by criterion that is not displayed

I have a list or rows, each showing n columns. The list is sorted by default using one of the n columns and I have a sort dropdown which can be used to change that. I wish to let the user sort that ...
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2answers
34 views

Sort by a value not shown in the table

I am working on an application that will run on phones and tablets. The application can be used for attendance management and for viewing hours the user wrote previously. Here is the view for this ...
2
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1answer
110 views

Best way to combine Spotlight-style search with multi-tag selection

I'm having a bit a "UI designer's block" with a personal extension I need to build. I'm currently using Better Bookmark, an incredibly simple Chrome extension that gives me a query-filtered ...
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vote
7answers
158 views

Should I ask the user to complete the task as fast as she can in user test?

I need to evaluate insurance auto quote process which has 3-4 pages of forms to fill. I have designed a prototype with two variations and want to test which of them is easier to use. So I plan to ...
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0answers
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Logs application design [on hold]

I have to design an web application for build and run applications in the cloud and i want to design the logs. Do you have some example of web applications who have designed their application logs ?
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0answers
39 views

If your UI/UX team is to divide into 4 different levels from Beginner to Expert, what could be the acceptance criteria? [on hold]

I want to divide my UI/UX team into 4 different levels from beginner level to expert level. What could be their acceptance criteria based on their skills related to (core skills, communication skills, ...
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vote
1answer
33 views

Scenario when both pagination and the number of records to be shown in a page are combined

With both pagination and number of records to be shown in a page are implemented, if the user is in some 3rd page and changes the number of records to something higher, there could be situation where ...
8
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7answers
306 views

Nested edit states. What to do when edits are save-able at local and global level?

We are making a solution where a user is supposed to evaluate a number of requirements and laws. These evaluations all happen on one page, and the requirement/law is evaluated one at at time - all the ...
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0answers
11 views

Animated background in Android pull to refresh [on hold]

i want to implement pull to refresh like this picture.how can i do in android.please tell me the logic for this
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2answers
51 views

Group input fields in form

I have a form with six different input fields. Two of these fields are an either/both case, i.e. the user does not have to fill out both, but one of them is required. My problem is the design of them. ...
62
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10answers
7k views

Why is text justified in newspapers, but not on the web?

As per UX studies, which say you should not justify text on the web. In that case, then why do newspapers justify text? Dyslexic users read newspapers and magazines as well. What is the difference ...

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