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Here in Spain we don't bother with rules and regulations. Its simply tradition to put all switches someplace inconvenient. So most, but never all, room switches are outside the room. sometimes on the left, sometimes on the right. some switch down for on, others up for on. Its best to place the switch somewhere illogical and awkward, preferably where it'll be ...
Given your example, there's no gain for the user if you stay on the same page. The reason is that there is no logical connection of the new sorting parameter and the current page. A user is very likely to click back to the first page if they discover that the sorting did not reset the paging. So my suggestion is: Show the first page after resorting Be ...
Yes you should. Let us say the user is in third page and sorts by "last post", he expects to see the first sorted record right away. This can be achieved only by showing the first page.
I would suggest the following to make things clear and neat:
If you can develop your own controls, I'd try combining the two in a single custom "dropdown", something along these lines: download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups
Any security you put on the offline version can be reverse engineered by some clever person. If you provide software for non-technical business users, and have no competition, then you will probably get away with using annoying (to the users) solutions to offline licencing. Be careful that you don't make the paid version so annoying that it is actually ...
You are not specifying the system and its ecosystem at all, so it's tough to come up with something that might work. Dunno, what you can publish and what not, but this is what would help: what the system is for (what competition is doing, are there online solutions that might your system look outdated etc.) and what kind of users will handle the password ...
I think there are a few large considerations to keep in mind here: How big is the edit area (both in width and height)? If it is to be usable, it has to be very easy for users to see where it begins and where it ends, and easy for them to avoid accidentally scrolling outside of its view (for example, if a user is editing her profile and she accidentally ...
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