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Having the user fill out a very long form

I am designing a website for a client and I'm faced with a challenge that I have not come across. I have to create a contact form that has around 20 fields and I'm trying to figure out the best way ...
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Is Font Boosting Good UX?

I begin with a quote from developer John Mellor, which explains what I'm talking about better than I can, and comes from the perspective of someone close to the feature. When viewing desktop ...
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Jump from print into UX

Does anyone worked as print designer before and jumped into UX? How did you do it? I worked in magazine design for almost nine years until I got fed up of the deteriorating circumstances of ...
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preloading strategies for searching large amounts of data

So I have encountered a similar situation described as the one below. Lets day a sales person from Ford is shipping a new car to one of the thousands of rental car places they do buisiness in the ...
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Should the input for a new item of a wishlist be at the top or the bottom of that list?

I was working on an idea for a public wishlist web app that a user will be able to manage: "New item" is an input field that gets focus by default. Right now when I enter "5th Item" and press Enter ...
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Forms? One question at a time or the whole form on one page?

I am trying to create a command line interface for my website, I need to decide whether I should ask user to enter his details in a command line (Which makes it one field at a time) or should I pop up ...
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Is there a standard speed for the slide out drawer menu in Android and iOS?

Most apps with hamburger menus have an animation as the menu slides open and closed. I am wondering if there are any standards or recommendations for how fast or slow the animation should be.
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Where do you put your UX and UI stories in your agile framework?

I'm at my 3rd job that is (trying) to do Agile. I've had two past experiences that can be summed up as: one tight-knit small team of 15 doing very incremental sprints (meaning we weren't tackling ...
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Is it better to label input fields, watermark them, or both?

When building forms, you need to effectively communicate with the user what information should be placed inside of the text boxes. I've seen a combination of watermarks in text boxes and labels for ...
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How often should I show an “upgrade your browser” message?

I'm trying to determine how often to show a prompt to users to update their browser. I suspect most users will come to the site once a month on average to pay their bill. Some will come hardly at ...
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Help on placing controls

I need some help on placing usercontrols for a financial app I'm working on (It's WPF but it's not relevant) I've created this wireframe I thinks this approach is an old style... and I need some ...
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Feelings to avoid when learning something

I will soon be implementing a learning platform for blue collar workers about security for a client and as a hobby, I'm making a completely different platform on the side for children about science. ...
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Controlling movement direction in isometic view

In an isometric view, floor tiles would be aligned diagonally. On this view, an entity can be moved to adjacent tiles, as illustrated by the green arrows. Since the movement is diagonal (to the ...
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Non-interactive initiated lightboxes - acceptable UX?

I've noticed an increasing trend in the use of lightbox dialogs/modals firing on websites without a user interacting with an element on the page. These lightboxes usually fire either when: The page ...
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Why the browsers take shades of blue while selecting?

Why the browsers take shades of blue (colors specified in SO post here) while we select the text ? Is there any special reason for the same ? Note:Question moved from StackOverflow
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Do disabled buttons still need to be contrast compliant for accessibility?

Very related to this question: Accessible Disabled State but that is about how to style disabled buttons to make them accessibility compliant, but my question is slightly different. Is it actually an ...
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How do you make a range input / slider accessible to screen readers for blind UX

download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups How do you make range inputs / sliders screen reader accessible? What is the best solution for making these types of ...
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Clickable button in a clickable box?

There are multiple boxes on one page. And it's not for touch-based environment. Currently, both the button and the box are clickable, and they are performing the same function. Both have drop-shadow ...
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Do People Prefer to watch TV/Movies on Tablets larger than 8 inches?

Recently I was told by a friend that most of watching users prefer larger tablet (more than 8 inch with ratio 80 /20). Because it is a big difference I`am wondering if there is any research or ...
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'Top Searches' or 'Top Queries' naming in an application for marketing people

I was wondering what everyones thoughts were on the naming for a search engine analytics application where it's technically correct to use the term 'querying' rather than the term 'searching'? ...
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Best innovative Way to design User Manual for web application?

Whats the best way to present/design user manual for a web application? Problem : I have a web application where i am going to share/present user manual to end user and client,Usual way of ...
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Is it wise to change the standard “Login / Sign In” text to something else?

I'm developing a mobile app for a client, and he keeps suggesting that instead of the conventional wording "Login" or "Sign In", we should use "Get Started" instead. I'm worried that the users might ...
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Enable Term and Condition after reading

I'm installing CorelDraw a program and, like in any installation, there is this part where the installation wizard asks you if you are agreeing to the End-user Licensing Agreement (EULA). Now, like ...
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Different design patterns for the same action within the same app

I'm working on a large website editor application, and in order to achieve the "best" initial designs I have slightly different versions of UI patterns according to the context in which they're being ...
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What is the name of this dial/spinner-like interface element?

I've tried googling both spinner and dial, but they turn up results that are not this. I need to implement this in a website, and would like to know the pattern for it -- it's just so much easier ...
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Folders and Tagging pattern for a shared files?

I'm developing a user interface for an enterprise product that has programs that are created, run, and shared by members of an organization (i.e. a company). I want users to be able to easily find ...
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How should long loading times be handled?

I am currently working on a way for users to generate a file that can vary in size, and this requires a lot of back-end processing before the user can download the file. I currently have a loading ...
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Time stamps vs Duration

I am building a fitness app and I am having a hard time placing certain components. What makes this app unique is that it can count reps for you and display the time it took to complete those reps. ...
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Handling a graph legend/filters

So, disregarding the image, on a program I'm working on, one function is to show a graph, a legend for it, and filters so that certain datasets can be filtered out. Problem being, I'm not sure ...
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Visualizing a positive to negative metric

I'm looking for a way to visualize (and hopefully simplify) a metric that can have one of the following values: High positive Medium positive Low positive Zero Low negative Medium negative High ...
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Android - How to show information about an LED on a tight screen

We are developing a screen that is a Heads Up Display for a piece of hardware that has different LED configurations depending on device type. We mimic the physical layout of the LEDs. The user can tap ...
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Reference for Spanish UI [duplicate]

Is there a good reference for UI terms in spanish? Terms like username, password, login/logout, etc... aren't direct translations. I'm looking for a guideline to translate these labels. Update ...
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When do hover animations become a distraction to users?

I'll often visit beautiful websites with hover animations on links that become distracting to me, and I've noticed that I just play around with the animation and don't even end up clicking the link. ...
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How to write text with only 5 buttons?

I have a text field in which I can write lower case and upper case letters, numbers and some special characters (' ', '-', '_', '/', '.'). I have only 1 button that can be pressed right, left, up, ...
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Commit/Save button in material design

I have a CMS system I'm implementing using Polymer/Material Design. Due to a number of factors, changes made to the content cannot be applied immediately, the user must make a set of changes and then ...
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Android: swipe vs long press

We are working on messenger for Android. There is a quite controversial problem: we need to show a context menu for each message bubble after some action. We want to use swipes, but it's not native ...
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Is placing navigation buttons in the toolbar a good practice from the accessibility point of view?

I designed an iPhone mobile app and now I need to conduct an accessibility review. The requirement was to follow iOS8 UI guidelines and make it look as if it was a native app. For the first time I ...
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How to select a set of tasks for tree testing to prevent selection bias as much as possible?

We are working on the optimization of the information architecture (IA) of a business software with more than 100 menu items. We have hypothesis on current problems and possible solutions for the IA. ...
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iOS/ Android - Can we implement a popup over an other popup?

When a user is prompted with a popup to select a option, Whether we can invoke a second popup over this first popup or closing/hiding the first popup to showcase the second one?? Or any other good ...
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Discrete and visible div over img/video

I have an video tag with an div displayed on top. The div is pretty nice looking and visible for the most part, only dark images are a bit problematic. For the sake of testing I searched out 3 ...
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1answer
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How to set norms cut-off for 3 point Likert scale?

I want to know how will I set a cut-off scores in a Likert scale. I will be using 3 points system: agree, undecided, and disagree. I've been googling and read that I need to find the mean, variance ...
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Mixing many different output types in one layout

We currently have a paper based system where there is a Rolodex type card for every item we provide - we are now computerising the cards and are trying to come up with a UI which closely resembles the ...
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Approaches for “action required” process?

I'm struggling a bit with this. The scenario This is a process where users signup, and after that I need to present them with a splash page telling them that, in order to use the service, they need ...
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Are Gridviews (or ListViews) out of date? What to use instead?

I am finding myself using Grids of tabular data on a daily basis in the programming world. But when I do I feel like I am doing something wrong. For example, in my opinion you should never feel like ...
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UI Pattern for selection list - feedback and suggestions

I'm designing an ecommerce checkout process and I would like to get some feedback or other ideas on how to visually display the shipping options for customers. Currently we have 3 options, regular, ...
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How to direct users to opt for a particular social sign-in?

Suppose I am having login form as : How can I direct users to opt in for Google sign-in preferably against Twitter like by doing: placing google option closer to login form making google option ...
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Should notifications “add up” if shown in a menu?

I have a B2B web app in which users can pay to add elements to their public profile. We are keen not to make it look too "e-commerce" as it is for financial companies rather than B2C. Currently, ...
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Data tables in mobile/Tablet - material design

I have gone through this new design specifications regarding representing data as row-column (table). Table of data Should be able to scroll vertical and horizontal Should be able to edit inline ...
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Is the folder structure dying?

In our digital world we have previously been forced to know the location of digital content. The obvious one being the local hard drive or a shared file server where sometimes extreme structures have ...
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Navigation Menu appears in the centre on page load [on hold]

On every page load, the navigation menu which is supposed to appear on the left of the dashboard appears in the middle as in the attached screenshot. After the page is loaded, it sits in its right ...

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