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In English it is standard practice to capitalize each word in a heading. It looks "wrong" to native English readers. However this is not necessarily the case in other languages. If your target audience are English speakers then the answer is a clear-cut yes. Capitalize Each Word. (There are exceptions but this works as a general rule.) Here is what to ...


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Frankly, this is contextual. For a single word, generally 2-4 letters are kept as minimum to initiate the auto complete feature. There are at least two reasons for this. One being the performance as you pointed out. There is no need to fire up a filtering call when you know that the resultant dataset will be huge. Second being, the number of results you ...


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The Design Apps for the Windows Desktop page has all the information for Windows 8 desktop applications. For example - in the Controls section under the Text Boxes subsection you will find the "Recommended sizing and spacing" section, which has the following picture: Other sections have similar treatment. The Interactions and usability with Windows ...


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I would try to promote the benefits of standardization as a process that enforces best practices (things like readability, coherence etc) saves organization time by preventing people from wasting time "being creative" when coming up with solutions to recurring problems (templates are key) sticking to the brand guidelines would ensure consistency, that ...


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This page on the developer.android.com website shows that Lollipop now has a marketshare of 5.4% over all Android versions. According to this page, material design will work on Android 5.0 (API 21) or higher only. That said, it would not be smart to focus on such a small group only. What you can do is check the current API level of the user's phone, and ...


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Not always In the early days of waterfall-driven, formal development the answer would have been yes, because slow, formal development cycles and "open-loop", shipped installed-software products meant the cost of reworking UX was very high. These days, development cycles tend to be iterative and can range from very slow to very fast. Some examples: For ...


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Yes, for one very simple reason. It helps your team formalise a point of view. Even if the documentation isn't used by everyone, the process of creating it makes you and your team build an opinion and point of view which helps you in anything longer than a few months ahead. Remember that the frameworks you use to execute design like bootstrap were not your ...


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A key strength of Material design is that it is defined from abstract principles downwards. While specification does include definition of components, it is (a) not prescriptive, and most importantly (b) there is enough mid-level and high-level guidance that a designer can create a new component that fits in with the other Material design components. ...


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There are certifications bodies and regulators, but they would be industry and/or country specific. Many countries have laws regarding consumer protection, fraud, and spam laws, that regulates the practices of eCommerce operators on that country. The effectiveness of these regulations varies, as eCommerce often sells between borders and regulators may not ...


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Here is a link to a simple demo It sounds like you have the right idea and here are a couple things to keep in mind. Context is important Place your action buttons in line with the images that will receive them. It is easier to scan and delete an image when the button is close by. Tell the user why an action isn't available Let the user know why ...


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Just as in all navigation, the key isn't really the amount of options/actions but how understandable they are and how they fit to user's mental model of the application in use and its purpose. As a rule, you need enough categories to adequately represent the scope of information offered on your site or application. Top 3 IA Questions about Navigation ...


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A difference should be made between exact results for auto-completion/filter and inexact. A colleague complained to me that in most cases it is very dificult for him to look for or use/mention his own profile on many sites, because when he has completely typed his name, auto-complete doesn't kick in. His name is Li. One of the most used names around the ...


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It depends on the specific use case, but there is no agreed-upon minimum number of characters that is required before doing filtering. If too many results can get returned, limit the initial set, preferably to the most likely (if that can be determined), or some other metric like most recent. If you use Chrome, go ahead and try it. Enter a single character ...


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Just a note to add to @merqri answer: you may consider a feature, in which user typing a filter string gets information (it can be an approximation), how many results there are. If the number of results is narrowed down to eg. five, you may show them even after two characters. Take a look at MS Excel autocomplete feature: you have some texts (strings) in ...


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If it's a website that has a lot of products in many categories, showing the category is a good way to help the user find what they are looking for. Example: when a user is searching for: game of thr Game of thrones in books Game of thrones in DVDs Game of thrones in eBooks Game of thrones Game of throubles Game of three and so on..


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I have did some research, but me too i haven't find a clear answer. My answer for this question is: For the apple guidelines the black keyboard is not used for indicate a secure form. iOS, being a privacy- and security-first operating system, does place some limitations on custom keyboards. First, by default they have to keep everything local to the ...


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I think it depends a little on what kind of users you are targeting. If you want to make it as easy as possible for any user (newbie or professional), look at big search engines like google. They let you search for anything and have an advanced search with many different fields where you users can define what they want to search for and what they don't want ...


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Provided the control can be styled and made to behave within the guidelines of material style and consistent behaviour, I'd say use it. I get the impression that the Material Design guidelines are largely concerned with how an app appears and behaves, and doesn't necessarily prescribe a narrow list of controls you can choose from. In cases where you want ...


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This guide may be what you are looking for although it isn't specifically to JavaFX it does try and explain Java user interface components across a broad spectrum of Java based frameworks. Java Look and Feel Design Guidelines There is also a nice list of Human Interface Guidelines kept up to date on wikipedia. Human interface guidelines - Wikipedia Hope ...


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I guess as per the new material design guidelines, they even some dimensions about the same. I hope you were looking for the same.


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The guide below lists consistent terms for various actions and even shows how to spell things in American English as they value consistent spelling and capitalization across action buttons. http://www.uxmatters.com/aboutus/uxmatters-style-guide.php The verbs you use will vary greatly depending on your target audience (old, young, technical, ...


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It would be really hard to measure the stability of a pattern within the context of UX and particularly with its UI components. Regarding UI Monitoring for instability definitely makes more sense in the development context rather than design although you do some roundabout things to check for continuity in how people interpret your UI components. For ...


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Yes, this is a "standard". I am >25 too and I know where to look up this guideline :-) This is guideline 2.3/16 in: Smith S. L., Mosier J. N. (1986) Guidelines for Designing User Interface Software (ESD-TR-86-278), Bedford: The MITRE Corporation | http://www.dfki.de/~jameson/hcida/papers/smith-mosier.pdf Authors provide references to even more older ...


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Benefits of each option: Keeping the back button: Consistent with other pages in this app Consistent with a very familiar pattern on this platform Consistent behaviour with similar patterns on other interfaces (e.g. the ever-present back button on a browser). From any page, users can get back as far as they want using just one button Removing the back ...



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