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Suggestions for eye dropper tool

I'm looking for an eyedropper tool that works on Windows. I've found a couple on the internet, but most of them seem shady. I've been using Internet Explorer's Developer Tools which works on webpages ...
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What is the name for those tag wrappers for text found in Gmail compose, Facebook invite friends, and of course StackExchange tags?

I see this sort of UX element in a lot of places, and pardon my ignorance, but I just don't know what they are called (if they are called anything at all. It consists of wrapping a text specification ...
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Should you design for the transition period of resizing the window

The big trend (rightly so) in web design right now is making your website responsive. Meaning that your pages will look good on any size screen. As a ux/ui developer I always initially test my pages ...
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Integrating “Browse” options and “Search” options

The e-commerce site I am working on currently only has a search bar in the header. We are adding a "Shop By" dropdown in the header where customers can select different categories to browse by. The ...
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What's the difference between user experience and usability? [duplicate]

Is there a difference? Does one fall under the other?
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Best way to switch views inside widget?

I am building a web application, and I am currently using Floating Action Buttons in the bottom right hand corner of certain predefined widgets to toggle between a main view and a settings view as ...
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Multi position switch (while avoiding dropdowns and skeuomorphism)

I have a very visual, map-like interface where most of the interaction takes place in navigation cards as opposite to direct manipulation. I need to add a "dimension selector" to each node that ...
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Effective entry of fractions divided to multiple elements

There are several resources divided into groups with different count (from 1 to 10). User has to enter an approximate usage of every resource in group, so average group cost can be calculated. This ...
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What's the best thing to do after an unsubscribe link was clicked?

What's the best thing to do after an unsubscribe link was clicked from an email? Should I present a landing page, or just an alert box that says, "you're now unsubscribed" and redirect to the main ...
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About text and navigation hierarchy on mobile

I'm making a mobile page that is heavy on content and I was wondering what people's thoughts are on hierarchy in regard to an "about" text and the main page navigation. A quick outline of the product ...
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What are the standered guide line of size for Android and iOS? [on hold]

need MAX and Min Standered limits of size of UI for Android and iOS e.g standered min and max size of button,drop down.
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Best way to represent product catalogue?

I'm designing an interface used to configure a product catalogue. There are packages with sections, groups, sub-groups, products, prices and tariffs. The current implementation uses a classic tree ...
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Humanising the Web with better terminology [on hold]

It is a Registration page for a Hackathon event. Please have a look at the wireframe below. Team leads can register there team and save the form before the final submission. The "Save changes" button ...
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Should we use the 3x3 9-dots icon as an apps menu?

As the web continues to evolve and more complex applications emerge, there is a need to let the user quickly navigate between applications. This action is different from the navigation menu we see ...
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How to encourage honest user behavior in UI

My company creates solutions for waste management facilities. One particular piece of software is used on touch screens at the entrance of a facility. The customers can deliver many fractions of ...
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how to use the scale tool to scale up and down with the golden ratio in illustrator [on hold]

I"m new to UX and have fallen in love with it. Right now, I am learning Illustrator. I am confused as to how to use the scale tool to scale up and down my elements using the golden ratio as my base. ...
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Hourly Time Brackets Notation

I'm designing a table where the columns represent time in hourly brackets. My question is whether there is a convention for the notation. Do you think option A is self explanatory that the bracket ...
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Is there a mail sent confirmation standard?

Is there a standard UX best practice for displaying a message to the user informing them that the email was successfully sent via a form?
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Should I use a single or double space after a period?

In a paragraph of multiple sentences, should there be one or two spaces after each sentence's period for readability? The paragraph is typed in Arial font. Does this matter? It is size 11 font. Does ...
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Is there a journal, dictionary or database of fonts and their established usage?

I'm looking for a font dictionary that will allow me to choose a font by conventional meaning and traditional usage. What I'm thinking of should exist, since I think that font meaning is learned ...
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On a marketplace website, what would be a good way to signal sellers that a certain item is in high demand?

On a marketplace website, I'd like to signal sellers that a certain item is in high demand, but is rarely offered. In your opinion, what would be the best way to notate that?
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Better sub navigation for a project management app

Below is a rough mock up of my current layout. Some how the inner navigation of Issues Wiki Team Settings dont really stand out, also it does not give a feel that the current page is a result of ...
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Solid evidence or user test experience for Badge Notifications

Has anyone looked into the effectiveness of those red notification badges on the top navigation of websites like facebook and google plus? I know it's useful for Facebook, but I'm wondering if it's ...
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Is it better for readability for links where link text equals document title to both be in title case, or both be in the usual capitalization?

To pick one example of a class of links I'm considering changing, https://CJSHayward.com/library/ has a link text of "Ajax Without JavaScript or Client-Side Scripting". The link points to ...
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1answer
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Is OK button with access key acceptable?

I am trying to maintain compliance with the Windows 7 User Experience Interaction Guidelines and I am having trouble in some dialog boxes with the rule that OK buttons should not have an access key ...
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Postscript/note/additional info in a form

In most ordinary forms, there is some addition information or notes that the form owner want to tell users. For example, * Required / Staff only I have seen different sets of symbol used in ...
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Is it time for parallax scrolling to die?

I've never been a fan of this UX technique: It's almost always counterintuitive (deliberate cognitive dissonance) because a single scrolling motion produces varying scrolling effects Many sites ...
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1answer
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Using Social signup only for email verification

On our PAAS platform, users have to verify their email address through the email we send to them. We have noticed that we miss many leads as user enter their email address on our site but never click ...
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How to handle complicated monthly repeat options

This is related to this question I asked here earlier. I want to handle the full range of options for monthly reminders in my Android app. So I handle: Repeat on the day of the month (e.g. the 17th ...
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Navigating through configuration screens for multiple items

I have an Android app whose data model is built around a list of reminders. The user's primary interaction with the app is based around creating and modifying these reminders. Currently my app opens ...
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Annual repeat on leap day

If you set an alarm to repeat annually starting on 2/29/16, would you expect the next instance on 2/28/17, 3/1/17, or 2/29/20?
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Show attendees on a page

I want to design a page where i need to show people who are currently logged in and are on that page similar to a chat room where everyone can see each other. I want to give that page a feel so that ...
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Auto-collapse subitems when using drag and drop for large hierarchical lists?

We have a 2-level deep hierarchical tree. Users are allowed to drag and drop the groups to re-order items, but not move the group into the sub item level. download bmml source – ...
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What is the best way to organize personas?

My team has a collection of different personas, some of which are customers, some users, and some are intermediaries that influence the purchases and . A persona map of these is pretty messy and I'm ...
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1answer
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Why are stairs not replaced by ramps?

If ramps allow accessibility to a larger number of people as opposed to stairs, then why are stairs more common than ramps in public buildings (or buildings in general)? Comparing a reasonable angle ...
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When is it better to use “You” versus using the user's name?

Currently we are designing a task management system that notifies users of current tasks they need to complete and about the status of tasks they have assigned. We are struggling with using "You" ...
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How to manage a growing drop down on my blog

I have a blog and I add articles on it quite frequently. One caters to Short Stories and the other to Articles. Not the drop-down has become huge and is covering most of the screen. Can you please ...
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How to find an accessible color by changing lightness only?

Is the following hypothesis true? For any given color: { Hue, Saturation, Lightness_1 } there exists: Lightness_2 such that the contrast ratio between: { Hue, Saturation, Lightness_1 } and ...
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Is 'click to add' or 'drag and drop to add' preferred by the user?

I am working with a Javascript dockable window framework called Golden Layout for a web app I'm developing. On their site, they have two examples for how to add windows to their framework which are ...
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What message/instruction should be given for downloading an image for browser and/or tablet

I need users to download an image from my web app. For browsers that support the HTML 5 'download' attribute my Download button automatically opens the browser download window. However, users on the ...
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Does the term “Wallet credit” or “Store credit” makes more sense to users

Working on the returns module of an ecommerce website and app, when the user returns something they can decide to get credit added to their virtual wallet (which can be used to buy other products on ...
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Examples of login landing pages handling many logins

Trying to figure out an effective design pattern for handling multiple logins options. Users right now land on a page with 5 login options, each takes the user to a dedicated login service. ...
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Is it good to put search box above the keyboard?

Here's the case, I'm designing for a text editor on iphone, user wants to search keyword in the article the just wrote. We don't have the suggest results (things pop out when you're searching in ...
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Is a list of records page needed?

I will be building an application to create simple websites. The backend user will be able to add, delete, and modify the following: Users Pages Menus (can be added to pages) Widgets (can be added ...
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1answer
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Always on top Icon [on hold]

I am making a firefox addon that gives the user a menu, this menu lists all running processes and allows the user to pick which windows they want to keep on top. Here is what it looks like: The ...
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What is the terminology for tricking the user into thinking they've almost won big?

I don't exactly know the name for this mechanic, that tricks the user into thinking they were very close to winning big. The following screenshot is from the game Dirty Bomb: Imagine a deck of ...
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Social Media links: is it worth the costs? [on hold]

This is something that we were thinking about and couldn't really find a solution yet, so appealing to the smart people here. The context we all know that social media is good, we believe that, we ...
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1answer
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Best approach to toggle button & Placeholder for date?

What is the best approach (i.e to add some icon or text etc) to show user that this section/button/menu is toggleable or we have more option on left or right on the controls? Right now I'm using ...
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Should I show the user how many views its content has received?

If the user uploads a content of any type (video,photo,url,text) should I show him how many times it has been viewed even though other parameters such as e.g. Kudos,Likes and Shares are available to ...
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What's a good icon to represent “can't decide?” [on hold]

Let's say a user gets three buttons. download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups They get to choose between two options, or alternatively, a button labeled "can't ...

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