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Decide if you really need to auto-hide the menu on selection. It can remain open till the user starts typing (afresh or again, however) and the results(suggestions or actual query) can takeover later when the user is typing. Try placing the options horizontally, if one line is not enough use two levels Look again if you really need all those options. As i ...


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It's bad practice to assume every user is familiar with keyboard commands and contextual menus, because many aren't (I know someone who just found out about CTRL + C/V, and he's college-educated and has been using computers for years). While they can benefit UX by streamlining commands, your interface and functionality should be able to stand on its own. ...


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You could hide the classic menu and toggle its display between hidden and shown when the alt key is pressed (just like Microsoft does). Screen real-estate is important. If the classic menu would be used less, then removing it or hiding is a valid decision. You should always work towards reducing the cognitive (visual) load on the application itself. The ...



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