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How to better do wireframes for material design?

We will redesign our android app using google material guidelines. Now I use illustrator for wireframing so I started looking for material design kit resourses and I found this whiteframes in the ...
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1answer
10 views

Properly linking to another web page from your home page hero section

I have a slight issue/disagreement with my client as far as how to add a link on the hero section that takes them to another part of the site. Before I continue, observe this web page Notice I have a ...
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59 views

Steering Wheel: A Better Alternative?

In my opinion steering wheels for automobiles are a bad UX. They seem to be a control that are here for legacy reasons only and were not thought out in the context of new age technology. What would be ...
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Two possible list designs: How to depict per-item actions?

I am working on designing an inventory management system. I have proposed one design while another design was proposed by someone else. I feel that the other design is not optimal but I need a ...
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1answer
25 views

Why does Google remove special characters from search?

It's worth noting not all special characters are removed, for example C# and C++ (programming languages) return results, $ returns results, etc. However, I tried searching for a code segment that I ...
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How is a modern website built? By hand using html, css, js, jquery etc or is it machine generated code? [on hold]

I hope this question is not too vague. But I want to know how websites are created in the industry. For example when I look at the source code for: "https://www.coursera.org/learn/machine-learning/" ...
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What is the proper way to inform users that their device can't be supported for a weird reason?

Apple has disregarded W3C standards by replacing the HTML5 video player with their own full-screen only video player in all iPhone browsers. Apple even went as far as to make it impossible to ...
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1answer
23 views

What color smartphone provides the best viewing experience?

This question is not as subjective as it sounds. Some background... Smartphones are commonly sold in black, white, silver, gold, and occasionally other colors. This is slightely dated (2013), but ...
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1answer
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How to show that a chart is a zoomed-in version of a different one?

I have two side-by-side charts, showing some time series data. What would be the best way to convey that: The second chart is a zoomed-in version of the first one Give an indication of what is the ...
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Why do some elevators have a single call button and others two?

It seems like it would be optimal to have two call buttons (up/down) on an elevator instead of one because I could hop on an elevator headed in the same direction that I want to go versus having to ...
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1answer
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How can many separate breadcrumb paths be shown in a list?

Say for example we have Path A > Path A1 > Path A2 > Final Thing A and Path B > Path B1 > Path B2 > Final Thing B and these are things that can be selected by a user up to n ...
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1answer
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Different approach to breadcrumbs

I'm currently working on a website with a huge amount of content, exploring how breadcrumbs can be used more effectively. The website uses very traditional breadcrumbs currently: One > Two > ...
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What's good colors for illustrating Up and Down?

Imagine a curtain, and two strings. Pulling one string brings it down, pulling the other brings it up. Usually in office environments, these two strings are the same color and this makes it so users ...
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1answer
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Is it best practice to display a percentage when the value is 0?

I have some data where I'm displaying the value, then I'm calculating the percentage and displaying it next to the original value. When the value is 0, it looks something like this DataProperty1: 50 ...
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4answers
49 views

Baffled on best method for dropdown list with LONG options

I have a site that uses WooCommerce and the person who set it up has the pick-up location as a product variation. So, first you have to choose a location, and then you can add to cart. The UX issue ...
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1answer
44 views

T&Cs changelog - forcing users to agree

If there is a legal requirement to broadcast changes (and force acknowledgement) of updated T&Cs/EULA, how best should this be handled? Sure users will be notified if they HAVE to download the ...
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Stack Exchange Comments vs. Answer Question [migrated]

Many answers on Stack Exchange are done through the use of comments attached to the question, rather than using the answer input below. Being new to Stack Exchange, I am wondering what benefit ...
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2answers
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Should a mobile application force login after terminating app?

Should a mobile application force login after terminating app? I've been working on a mobile application which utilizes sessions. Recently I noticed our mobile application does not force the user to ...
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3answers
29 views

Can I filter on data not displayed in my list?

I have a list of people. The user's goal is to locate a single person or group of people. The people in the list have a lot of data associated with them, but for real estate purposes, I can't display ...
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1answer
43 views

How much of Google Visual Style Guide can we use? [on hold]

Google makes their visual style guide public, including their icons. This is their intellectual property, but I'd like to know if I can adopt it (in part) for my application. Google offers their ...
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1answer
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Design problem: Tying together two related but different elements when one is potentially below the fold

Brief history of what's happening: the client wanted an interactive graph that the user can use to determine their needs from the client. The graph charts the user's business growth over time. When ...
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2answers
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Integrate lookup and edit functionality

I've looked at a few of the other similar questions, but I don't think they are the same kind of problem. I am trying to design to link a person to an item. The page supports free text entry for the ...
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0answers
43 views

Conflict of interest unresolved. How would you design a menu for both restaurant and customer interest? [on hold]

Bringing up a variation of the below question: How do you handle a conflict between user goals and business goals when designing enterprise software? You are asked as a designer to align the user ...
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6answers
79 views

Indicating that text was user-modified

My application includes a simple table/grid view, that is initally populated with money values by an automated calculation. Users will usually just take the values as they are, but they have the ...
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1answer
46 views

What's the best way to indicate that the pop up blocker may stop the user from performing a simple task?

I have an application where user have the option to open all selected items in a new windows. Unfortunately, if the user is running a fancy new-age browser that blocks pop-ups, he doesn’t realize his ...
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0answers
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How can I get hold of customers and users for research and usability testing when the business is protective or needs approval each time?

One of the things I find most difficult is while we (designers and devs) are working in an iterative agile environment, getting a hold on users and customers and trying to meet them in regular basis ...
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3answers
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Locking input form fields, does it make sense?

In certain views of our web-application, all information is usually presented as input fields as they can be modified. Now, because of our rights and roles system, for some people, several input ...
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Should the sidenav come on top of screen or shrink the screen? [on hold]

Which is better for user experience? The sidenav which comes on left of screen and shrinks the main content or The sidenav which comes on top of the content with some backdrop ? Edit 1: It is a ...
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2answers
59 views

Considerations when naming a new user feature (eg. Snapchat Stories, Facebook Timeline)

With the right name, an otherwise complex web feature can be easily understood and digested by users. Snapchat use of Stories to describe the idea of piecing together different snap videos to tell a ...
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74 views

Required field asterisk color

In common practice we put an asterisk to signify a field as required. The color of the asterisk should always be red, or we can use any other color ? How to show it effectively, when all buttons ...
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0answers
34 views

How to handle complex preferences form [on hold]

I'm working on a new feature for an application. The results of a form determine the user preferences which are used to match product buyers with potential brands. For each metric, the buyer can say ...
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0answers
36 views

UX Project Qualification [on hold]

As part of a campaign to grow UX project sales, I've been asked to come up with a list of 5 or 6 of questions for a survey. The survey will be sent to potential leads and will help us determine ...
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3answers
57 views

Are wireframes indicative of final layout? [on hold]

In my office, we had a meeting where the project manager suggested that the wireframes were not the final layout. In theory, while I think this is somewhat true, in that the UI designer might modify ...
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1answer
52 views

Make predictions on network configuration data based on IP

I am currently designing an interface for a network device, which needs to be configured by network admins. They are able to change the network settings (IP, subnet, gateway, dns), which got me ...
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3answers
346 views

Speed of Users Understanding Symbols / Icons

I'm looking for some research that tries to establish how quickly a user will recognize or understand symbols / icons that they: Have Seen Before Have Not Seen Before Obviously a user will be ...
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2answers
63 views

Truncation design solution for a search result with more than 1000 authors

Three things: In recent years, we have seen a steep increase in the number of papers with authors in excess of 50, and a particularly notable spike in reports whose author counts exceed 1,000 and ...
2
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2answers
120 views

I'm seeing a new instant email-validation tool on registration forms — is it new? And what is it? [on hold]

I've started to see something in the last few months that I don't remember having seen before and want to know just what it is and how it works. When I'm required to register for some BS site (but ...
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1answer
44 views

Are heuristic evaluations valuable?

The literature seems to contradict itself. One side says they're great if conducted correctly (multiple experts) but the other side says even with multiple experts many issues are missed. The gold ...
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0answers
20 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 ...
3
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1answer
49 views

Back/Cancel Button on Registration/Checkout

It's generally recommended to place a Back, or Cancel button depending on information committed, on multi-step systems to allow the user to escape a process. It is one of the most basic heuristics ...
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0answers
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Dialog box button behavior based on state

I have a dialog that upon opening performs some data validation (none of the data visible). The dialog is determining whether an action can be taken or not. The dialog has only two buttons - OK and ...
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0answers
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What are the best ux case study about healthcare? [on hold]

Starting from this Fantasy Interactive concept, what are the other great user experience case studies in the field of the healthcare?
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2answers
162 views

Putting mouse pointers on graphic buttons. Good or bad UX?

When the design of the button has a mouse pointer on it, some might say users will be more attentive to the button if they see the cursor and think it is theirs. Others will suggest this is a ...
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1answer
75 views

Single page app - user abandons form

I am developing an AngulrJs single page app with a permanent set of buttons for navigation. Among other things, the user can add some data or edit existing data. What should I do if he pushes a ...
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0answers
36 views

Adding new service (with navigation) to existing layout

I have two navigations in layout (img1): 1. Top navigation with main categories 2. Sidebar navigation for categories subpages - sidebar navigation has max 2 indents I need to put new "service" in ...
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0answers
24 views

Action flow button interaction concept for right-handed and left-handed people [on hold]

Looking for feedback before implementation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLJvdMojmU0
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6answers
115 views

circles that indicate the current image index

I just need to know what this is called: Let's say we have 5 images, then we have these 5 small circles beside each other above the loaded image and if we're showing the second image, the second ...
2
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1answer
48 views

Select with accompanied textarea alternative

Problem: I have a requirement for a predefined list of text that can range from 100 to 400+ chars. This list should be shown to the user in some fashion and then, once one of the items is selected, ...
0
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1answer
67 views

Why do ceiling fan speeds decrease when I pull the chain? [on hold]

A typical 3-speed ceiling fan goes HIGH-MED-LOW-OFF when you pull the chain. Why not the opposite order?
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0answers
20 views

What methods/techniques do you use in the discovery (understanding the problem) stage? [on hold]

In the process design we have a process flow in a high level like: I'd like to know how do you get to understand the problem. Brainstorming, Observing the user, etc... That's the most important ...

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