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Is there value in “Global Chat” features for freemium strategy games?

In games like Clash of Clans, there is plenty of value to be found in clan-specific chat rooms (socializing, strategizing, etc). What value is there in a global chat feature?
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Why don't e-commerce sites use “quick view” on mobile?

I've noticed that e-commerce sites don't use quick view on mobile. Some sites have quick view as a hover treatment, which obviously doesn't work on mobile, but J.Crew has a "quick shop" button always ...
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Do users object to homepages which contain a full section consisting of a contact form?

I've recently had users test a prototype for a new portfolio site for my company. The homepage is almost like a one-page site in that it has distinct sections, although each section links to another, ...
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Is it possible to create a different experience for both internal and end users viewing the same information?

I am in need of advice. I'm working on a web application with two distinct user groups. The application has both an admin and user view. Seemed simple enough, however the stakeholders have a ...
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1answer
41 views

Can two interactive UI elements overlap each other

I am working on UI designs for a mobile app which has a lot of games in it. This app is restricted for now to landscape mode. One important screen in this app is the game download screen where there ...
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1answer
44 views

Why do installers still try to install toolbars? [on hold]

I just updated my Java, and when I de-selected the checkbox to install their toolbar, I wondered: does anybody in the world even use toolbars for anything anymore? None of the modern browsers have a ...
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1answer
52 views

Forgot password— show the rules for that passphrase?

I know there's been a lot of discussion about password strength and indicators when signing up. I often find that when I forget a password for a site, its because I can't remember which set of rules ...
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37 views

Mobile application: Let the user first to choose camera or gallery or open camera first?

We have to develop a new application which main function is to take photos/videos or browse existing photos from gallery and share them with FB friends. In order to share photos/videos users shall ...
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Activating/deactivating functionality with additional settings

I'm working on an application which is split up in several features which can be activated or deactivated. The user can activate or deactivate the functionality but when activated he has to fill some ...
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3answers
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Is there any good reasons to stick with full page refreshes any more

For a couple of years now we have been living with Ajax and other similar web 2.0 techniques in order to ask for or send content without refereshing a whole page. It's pretty standard in slideshows, ...
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29 views

Native mobile, user content editable

I was wondering because I can't seem to find any examples of a good native design for modifying user content; I'm an Android developer and I have a dedicated job to build one app for our company. For ...
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Extra wide tables best practices

I have a table with large (25+) amount of columns in it. Right now it looks very complex and has a horizontal scroll. I want to make it more useful for the users. One solution is to group columns ...
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657 views

Should I unsubscribe uninterested mailing-list members?

According to MailChimp stats on our mailing list (that receives a monthly e-mail), I found out a set of members that never open our mails. Typically, they opened it once, long ago, then stopped ...
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1answer
83 views

Sing up with Google/Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn

I have been trying to figure out which sign up buttons would be the best. For me it would be important to get real information, so I thought that signing up with Google and LinkedIn is the best ...
10
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4answers
709 views

Should forms always appears within a box?

The main form of my webapp looks like this: With the next colors: Background color...: #F4F9FD Tittle color.......: #3C325C Button color.......: #DE373D Why do forms usually appears within a ...
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3answers
44 views

Different Screens/Functionality after login

There is an app with screens such as products, events, news; all accessible from bottom navigation. However after logging in the bottom navigation changes and a different set of features are provided ...
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Windows phone background set [on hold]

![enter image description here][1] how to set as backgroung Windows phone ?
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1answer
31 views

Master Detail view with a Table Master view [on hold]

I have the necessity of using a Table view to show the contents, including an image. Clicking on a row would display the detail view with all the text elements in a Form layout. Functionally, I am ...
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16 views

SE: User Experience - appropriate for interface design review? [migrated]

I'm a web developer and interface designer, and for the improvement of my development structure and practice, I can go to SE's Code Review. However, even more than I focus on the quality of back-end ...
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How do I register as a user on UX.stackexchange.com, different from elsewhere? [migrated]

I do not share logins across multiple sites. Why not allow a user to register on this site? Why is the UX.stackexchange.com registration ux so different from every other site?
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1answer
14 views

separate or in-grid-column-header filtering for reports?

For filtering tabular data as part of a reporting feature in a B2B web application targeted at relatively low-tech users, what are the pros and cons of having filtering UI be part of the column ...
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10 views

report authoring workflow for non-technical users

I'm overhauling the reporting features of a B2B web app whose users are usually smart but not-very-technical managers in blue-collar workplaces. Report generator apps like Microsoft Reporting ...
0
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4answers
120 views

Why do websites tend to ask for phone numbers, even with no reason to call? [on hold]

I was filling out for an instant redeemable form for a gym membership. The form is printed out right on the next page, and there's no reason why they'd need a phone number to call me. Basically, if ...
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0answers
23 views

Icon recco for “Payments” [on hold]

Looking for icon reccos that I'll be using to indicate a "Payment" page that a user would visit to make bill payments. I tested a "$" (USD-only), but users felt that was too broad and could mean ...
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0answers
14 views

Would moving to one of the main cities with UX job opportunities help me get hired? [on hold]

I graduated from college last May with a Bachelor of Science in Human Factors and have been seeking a career in UX ever since. Alas, I have had no luck. I am wondering if picking up and moving to a ...
3
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1answer
29 views

Login Form Prominent - Sign up not prominent

I've never understood why some sites make it very easy to log in, but hide the "register" link from your focus ( or vice versa ). Tumblr, for example: It's in the bottom left hand corner of the ...
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3answers
90 views

Slide out sidebar navigation symbol/icon

Do you think the icon "☰" is enough for users to know that a menu is underneath? Medium.com doesn't even use an icon, it is linked from its logo on the top. Other websites just use the word "Menu" ...
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How can I help a user extract a unique key from an email?

I would like to extract unique values from incoming emails to my app. For example, if the email is: Subject: Order 1234 confirmed Body: Your order 1234 containing twelve cute kitties has ...
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0answers
42 views

Is subject field necessary in private messages? [on hold]

I am creating a website for private lessons. I am planning to have message system and chat. The message system is going to be available all the time and online chat only when the user buys a lesson ...
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2answers
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Accordian anchor click vs header click

jQueryUI Accordion opens and collapses when the header is clicked: http://jqueryui.com/accordion/ Twitter Bootstrap accordion opens and collapses when the anchor tag inside the header is clicked: ...
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2answers
55 views

Representing time intervals in a chart

I'm trying to design a visual representation of a child's sleep schedule for a given week. I was thinking of making a chart with the time of day on the y-axis and the days of the week on the x-axis ...
1
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2answers
50 views

Which fields should be pre-filled with previously input information when there are form errors?

I've got a form with the following inputs: First name Last name Email New Password ReCaptcha Terms (checkbox) I'm thinking about pre-filling the following for sure with the same values that were ...
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2answers
31 views

Is providing a lot of themes a bad user experience

I have observed that in many websites/application if they provide a lot of themes (~10), I find it very difficult to choose the right one as there are lot of options and I cannot decide which one ...
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2answers
44 views

Is maintaining scroll good?

Should the scroll position be maintained when the page is reloaded? Is it a good user experience for users?
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6answers
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Why are the controls opposite/inverted when flying in a game?

In a game, we would normally use the directions in a normal way to move, i.e. "up" for move forward, "down" for move backwards, "left" for left, and so on. Although, when we play a flying game, why ...
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2answers
98 views

Why internet explorer is being used by many users [on hold]

I want to ask WHY INTERNET EXPLORER is being used by most of the users because it doesn't contain a good console, Js alerts also pops up which leaves bad impression on users , css3 transition issues ...
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2answers
53 views

Screen size to start designing in Android?

I am newbie at working with android. I have read several uxexchange questions here, articles etc. but I am still struggling on which size of screen should I start for the android app we need to ...
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3answers
57 views

Why didn't the phone companies change the length of the phone numbers for new applications like faxes?

An ordinary telephone number has seven digits (not counting the area code). Beginning in the 1980s, there was an "area code" explosion as people got multiple phone lines. One of those new applications ...
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1answer
43 views

Should column labels for numbers be aligned right?

In a grid structure, I understand you should right-align numbers in the cells. Should you also right-align the headers for these columns?
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1answer
42 views

What's a pleasant way to mark a point in a 3D grid?

This question is related to a problem a friend of mine has encountered (in the context of a 3D video game, if it matters at all). I'd like to know if there's a UX pattern for the following use case: ...
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0answers
41 views

How to present data from open questions in a summative way? (besides word clouds)

I'm struggling with a problem which concerns 'Analyze' section in my online survey app. Users don't want to read all of the answers from open question one by one. They need a summarization, a ...
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6answers
555 views

Is the term “Wizard” ubiquitous enough for a helper/walkthrough tool

We all know what a wizard is (no, not Luke Edwards)... but I'd like to know what peoples thoughts are on its use in the specific context of noob's with little to no experience beyond email and ...
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0answers
14 views

Font searching (by image) [on hold]

Can somebody tell me that is the font on the image? http://i.stack.imgur.com/VpLqV.jpg
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4answers
38 views

Enforcing mutual exclusivity in multiple constrained choices

I want to offer the user the choice of one of n choices. The natural choice is to use a dropdown list box: Here, "Album name", "Artist name" and "Track name" should be mutually exclusive; only one ...
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2answers
92 views

Do I need an extra home link when I have the logo on the right hand side

When I build a website I'd usually put the logo on the top left of the screen (or in the middle if applicable) and at the same time use it as the link to the home page. I think this became a common ...
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2answers
33 views

Name for a user dropdown, user preference dropdown, preference dropdown, settings dropdown, language selection dropdown

How is this type of dropdown used in Amazon called? It basically permits you to select among a selection list and then it auto submits your selection via jquery and retains it for the rest of the ...
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1answer
54 views

How does the visual size of a text input field affect users' expectation of how much they should write?

It's well-known that you should size your input fields to the amount of text you want the user to write. There's an example of that on this very page: even though the "Your answer" field can stretch ...
0
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3answers
128 views

Are my Sign Up form error messages correct?

I just got done with my Sign Up form set up for my File Sharing & Hosting service and now I'm at a point where I'm developing the returning of form errors. There are 6 fields, and they are all ...
0
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2answers
44 views

How to present a huge list that support searching and scrolling in a fast way?

We are using jQuery UI Tabs to display 2 tabs with huge data; each tabs contain more than 8,000 drugs. The tab switching is currently extremely slow, it takes 4 to 5 seconds (on Chrome, IE) and 2-3 ...
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3answers
29 views

Unknown page - what to do? Error or default (omision) page?

I'm currently working on a webpage whose links work as index.php?do=buy, ?do=sell, ?do=catalog, etc. However, I stopped for a second, and thought: what if someone changes it? (?do=idontexist) What ...

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