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In general, when something goes wrong, software should—in decreasing order of preference: Recover automatically with the most commonly acceptable fix, without bothering the user. Undo can hekp the user back out of a fix they don't want. Offer to fix the problem, with the most commonly accepted fix as the default choice. Inform the user of the problem and ...


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Firstly, that was an example given in one answer, not a canonical statement of fact. However, I believe that the point that was being made in that answer was that it is poor UX to present a user with options which they don't understand. To extrapolate on that: the vast majority of Windows users will not understand those options, even if you devoted a ...


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Another way to get around the navigation between projects (when you're already looking at the detail of an individual project) would be to split your page - one part of the page can hold a thumbnail gallery, the other shows the content for the currently-highlighted project, with a multiple image selector and your descriptive text. This prevents the user ...


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The outcome for the choices given is not fully explained for the non-technical user. It's quite reasonable to expect the user to want to minimise the size of the database AND maximise the search capabilities yet these two options are mutually exclusive. The reason for this is not explained at all. The customise option is not explained either: how will ...


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It's not recommendable to use the word Cancel in pop-up/alert boxes. You could use another wording like close or quit. You have several good combinations for the buttons, here is just one (for example, you could change Cancel for "No, stay"): download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups In the case you decide to use it, you ...



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