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In this situation you either need to switch to a new tool that will provide a better user experience or let the user know what to expect up front. Communication is key People are actually pretty forgiving if you are honest with them. Post a note at the top explaining the limitations of the tool so they know what to expect and are aware of it. The ...


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There are several ways to solve this problem and it has a lot of "it depends." OPTION 1: Assuming there are not to many options you can list them and have the user select his option with radio buttons. OPTION 2: Use a revealed div and a scroll bar, if necessary. OPTION 3: Put ellipses when the line gets longer and show a tool-tip (don't like this option) ...


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Because you're on a forum you are in a unique situation - people will actually read an announcement you write. About a week before you make the transition, you should make an announcement. Describe the advantages of each, why you're doing it, etc. I would also put a link to this in the MOTD of the IRC chanel. Then, add an option on the UserCP page (for ...


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I totally agree. I like optional radios, i think the best way is just to implement optional radios! Even though they are non standard, Its better for some use cases because it makes it easier to skip things (leave everything blank) and deselect things especially if there are a lot of radios and all you know is you want to undo your choice. Also having ...


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Such drop-down menus can be designed in many ways, I would prefer 2nd option for sake of clarity for user. Once a user hovers seeing the small 'down' arrow, the expectation is set that a menu will drop. And the menu corresponds to that label. Hence, they should look unified and appear single unit. Its possible by changing the color or adding contrasting ...


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Dark background In general when it comes to interfaces it's a good idea to make it obvious at a glance where you are. Using a dark background will make it obvious to you and anyone else who may glance at your screen that you are looking at the "Athi Net Solutions" menu item. I would also fix the width of the dark background so that the whole menu item has ...



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