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How are the research fields CSCW and HCI related historically?

As part of writing my thesis, I was trying to reconstruct how exactly the research field of Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) is related to Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). I have a decent ...
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Google material design guideline for openlayers3 map controls

Knowing that the guidelines say that you must not overuse the fab component, but I am struggling to create an alternative for these controls. Do you guys have any suggestions how this can be done ...
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How should I handle the Esc key in a “Press any key” screen?

Simple question, but I'm on the fence as to the answer. If I design a "Press any key to X" screen, should I register the Esc key as one of those "any key"s, or as a cancellation control? Is there an ...
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Can I use 2 different User Journeys for the same Persona to show the flow of 2 different tasks that the user performs?

Can I use 2 different User Journeys for the same Persona to show the flow of 2 different tasks that the user performs? My user has to perform 2 main tasks in the platform, and the tasks are a bit ...
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Universal or standard pattern of keyboard layout design

One of the arguments for having different keyboard layout designs is that they are tailored for different devices and their usage. So for example, a physical keyboard layout is often similar on a ...
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Input Value Dependencies

I currently have a slider as shown in the image below. If the user adjusts the Drawdown value the Annuity value is affected also and vice versa. This sounds simple, however, if a user wants to ...
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How do you measure global UI experience

How can we measure if our UI is suited for global markets? When you're present in 22 countries with very different user experiences and demands, what is the metric which indicates if our UI needs to ...
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Asking for alternative methods of contact for users where phone isn’t appropriate eg. deaf users

During sign up we require that the user gives us a phone number so we can contact them quickly if there is an issue. I am concerned that phone may not be accessible to all our users. I can think of a ...
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Lets the user set the password itself or send them one via mail after registration?

I have to built an order process for an energy provider. The order process is very big and the user needs 10-15 minutes to complete it with all the data. The last point is to set a password to access ...
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Where to place controls in user account form?

I'm creating an user account window for my instant messenger application. User have to: enter name, password, server press button "Connect". Also user can: close this form without connection ...
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Accessibility What is the different between Data Tables & Layout Tables defining role

In Accessibility What is the different between Data Tables & Layout Tables. Specially for defining role="presentation". for example <table role="presentation> <table ...
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What are the challenges to create personas?

Is it Research? to know what to research? How to put personas together? The Design? Images? Sharing digitally? Good image libraries?
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Tab based layout or not?

The app I'm designing initially had a tab based layout in its early stage (Android version). Since working on the iPhone version I've gone with just using ViewControllers to allow the user to navigate ...
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Most popular posts with categories [on hold]

Usually when people go to a website (magazine) they are attracted to most read posts. What would happen if the most read posts are in separate page and in that page are 3. most popular posts in all of ...
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When is it recommended to give a Continue Anyway link

For the pages that are not mobile optimised (the operations that are done on the page should be only from a desktop. Imagine some kind of a development tool which would be used only from a desktop and ...
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Under what circumstances would you NOT want a clean and minimalist website design?

I'm currently taking a web design/web development course and the two following questions are being touted as being extremely difficult by the course instructor, and I'm not too sure how to answer ...
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Tab-based design for a productpage?

Let me sketch what I'm talking about. I work for a company that sells courses (commercial education-branch). The website contains a productpage per course, and there is a lot of content per course to ...
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Countries vs. Languages - changes in phases

I'm working on a project - the site is currently set up with a 'language' toggle on the homepage (gives the option of the site in Eng, and two other languages). However, not all the pages in the ...
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User Manual vs User Guide vs Documentation vs Quick Reference vs Handbook

I am aware this has already been asked at http://english.stackexchange.com/questions/59224/what-are-the-differences-between-manual-guide-and-instruction however from a user experience point of view, ...
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Reason for Android onscreen keyboard not disappearing on outside touch event

Some UX expert at my job noted that the Android onscreen keyboard should disappear once the user taps any UI component but the focused EditText (or the keyboard itself of course). Apparently ...
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Where should a user return after successfully completing phone call?

Consider this: You enter the Phone app on your Android device. You find the contact you want to call using search. You successfully call that contact from the search results. After a 15min call, you ...
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How to show linked entity inside another entity

I need to show some way to indicate that the green colour entity is linked and not owned by the parent (blue) entity you were currently in. Currently i'm using colour variation like here and wrapped ...
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The UX designer's responsibility to the public and ethical behaviour guidelines in companies

I read an excerpt from AIGA's publication on design's responsibility to the public: The designer’s responsibility to the public A professional designer shall avoid projects that will result ...
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Comments instead of reviews for PDV details page in ecommerce

Getting reviews for products that go out of stock quickly has always been an issue in ecommerce. I'm curious if we allow comments rather than reviews, how would users use the feature? would there be ...
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What we have to consider if designing an iPhone app supporting iOS version 9?

Requirement: Design an iPhone app supporting iOS version 9. Could you please explain here in more details what I have to consider if designing an App for iOS version 9? I found this article as ...
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How to display a single column and multiple rows in UI?

I have to create the UI for a new dashboard. Most of the sections follow "single column, multiple records" policy. E.g. one section lists all the dates where attendance data is missing. So, it has ...
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Should emotion-neutral fonts be used for user-submitted content?

Fonts aren't used merely to ensure good appearance of a design, they have the power to express emotions. There are particular features in fonts that are perceived as "funny", "serious", "majestic" ...
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How should the filter feature manifest itself in google material design tables

I've checked the material design documentation but there is no clear indicator that I can see to tell me what happens if I click on the . Here's the icon in situ. I want to know what the ...
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How do I list contacts?

Let's suppose you have a chat mobile app that only sends messages. I'm the user. I want to send a message to X. If person X is in my contact list, but doesn't have the app, I text her and the ...
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Single and Multi-Select Up & Down Arrow Locations

I'm currently working on a interface that allows the user to order elements within in a box by using two arrows(up/down). Having designed and implemented controls of this nature in the past(some ...
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Can i use a dropdown selection on a Material Design card

So i made a Material Design Card, but as usual after feedback a problem hit my mind. Can i use a dropdown selection on a Material Design card, let me explain a little more, in this app witch i cant ...
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What's that “chevrons” mouse-like “not a slider” interface?

Imagine an ordinary left-right slider (line with a grab) which runs from say -100 to 100. The position is the value ... it's a slider. However. I've sometimes seen rather: a horizontal area the ...
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Ubiquity of Side-swipe gestures

In windows, it's a fairly common experience to stumble on an app with a horizontal scrollbar and be forced to click and drag the scrollbar (terrible UX), where as in most Mac devices you can simply ...
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Shaded line graphs: Good or bad?

I've been staring at this design for way too long and I need an outside view. These are not stacked line graphs (a no-no in data vis) but two graphs occupying the same space. Does the shaded area ...
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Swipe-for-options UI component

What is the name of the UI component in mobile, which when scrolled or swiped to the side reveals options like delete, edit, move etc. ?
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Should I indicate qualifying categories on the product top-level landing page?

I'm working with a store landing page that displays the main five product categories. All five category images are displayed inline, and are same height and width. Each has an appropriate label and ...
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Test to evaluate a UX designer in product company [on hold]

We are in the process of hiring a UX designer for our company, for which the primary skill set is: Ability to understand the product and its features Provide input on requirements Ask questions Come ...
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UX to VD Workflow [on hold]

Just got hired to create an in-house UX/UI VD team. My first task is to create a process outline of how our team will produce all our work, which will consist mainly of redesigning various corp ...
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search-suggestion / Best way to show up the look-up option

I am designing a truck details edit form screen. Which consist of truck’s general information tab and a document tab to upload the document related to that truck. In the truck’s general information ...
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Download template preview

I have a predefined template with some columns of data, basically should be grid. For example, There are columns like X,Y,Z and and user downloads the template. how do i show the preview of ...
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Mobile friendly master detail data entering

I am building a page that has to be mobile friendly. This page will have a lot of master detail data and I was wondering what the best practice is. I found a lot of articles on the web but they give, ...
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What's the point of closing windows by double-clicking their top-left?

In Windows, you can double-click the top-left of a window to close it. But why? It's not intuitive. At all. What sort of advantage is there by using this kind of behaviour for closing windows? I ...
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What's the rationale behind e-mail clients containing calendaring functionalities?

Many e-mail client programs contain calendar features. Since I rarely ever use any calendaring features I fail to see how e-mail and calendar are related. To me it feels like calendaring is a ...
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Displaying a couple of independent tables with different loading times

I have a webapp dashboard with a couple of tables (around 6 tables with a fixed order that usually does not fit on page without scrolling down the page). Tables are filled out with data provided from ...
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I'm looking for articles, best practices, and research on user profile UX [on hold]

I'm designing a user profile for an E-commerce mobile app and looking for best practices on user profiles. Header to content ratio, the importance of the header if any, and things like that. Any ...
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Category filter using checkbox, tag or most popular?

I'm in the process of creating a filter system for the category of restaurants. This category list can consist of dozens of items, while each restaurant can have only 3 categories. So if users selects ...
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Why is the share icon always different? [duplicate]

Every site uses a different share icon here are some examples: Which icon is best for UX and most obvious to the user that it is a share icon?
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Why is bright pink background a bad UX/UI?

A lot of people commenting on What color for error messages for a form with a red background? say that bright pink background is a bad UX/UI. Is it true? Is using bright red/pink as a background ...
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Color Palette for All types of Color Blindness

I am trying to design an infographic that is colorful and informative. At the same time, people who are colorblind should be able to view it. Color-blindness website allows you to view images with ...
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Accordion with radio buttons

one of my clients uses the following accordion on his mobile website: A tap anywhere opens the section and selects the radio button. The chevrons open and close the selection, but only select the ...

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