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That is a subject that has being discussed many times and the answer depends on your perspective. The most common consensus is to open anything that is not your website in a new tab or window. If you want to read about the reasons for that, or the opposite option, you can check the answer I wrote on the question When (if ever) should links be opened in a ...


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Here are a few ways you can hint at this functionality: Provide an alternative method for zooming in and out via buttons - it looks like flotchart provides this functionality. By seeing the zoom in and zoom out buttons, users may simply try to pinch because that functionality is commonly associated with zooming. Same idea as above, provide an alternative ...


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As JonW said; i think you trying to ask if it's a good idea to put it in the upper left and I think not. There are ergonomic issues with placing things there (see picture below). A swipe from left to right could work however and is a common pattern (though you should still inform the user about the whereabouts of the navigation). Placing a commonly used ...


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The design is a rather eccentric amalgamation of design approaches. The idea that delivery of the content is somewhat similar to how Quartz does it. The site’s navigation is seem to be centered around the ever-present scrolling selection of stories in a left hand site on larger desktop screens or an expandable menu with a tap on smaller mobile screen. Like ...


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Well, the "best" way will depend on your needs and the overall style of the dashboard (what are users used to see - are there more similar visualizations?), but generally speaking, you can: Flip the semantics, i.e. worse rankings will result in a smaller slice. Simply use a meter bar instead of a donut.


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First off: no, I don't think there's any definitive research, because what you should do is dependent on the context of your design. Who are your users? What are you asking them to do in a modal overlay? Is it compelling to them or merely an interruption? Modal overlays are an extremely disruptive design pattern. Abuse of these is rampant, especially when ...



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