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In my opinion, wizards are only good for on boarding process, account creation or making changes to settings. They are not so suitable for scenarios where the form has to be access frequently such as task related features (product creation, appointment scheduling). Thereore I favor the 3rd option you have presented. Based on what was described, it sounds ...


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Here are some options to reduce cognitive load and make the task easier: Shorten your descriptions. 200 symbols * 19 options = 3800 symbols, which is roughly A4 sheet, full of text. Looks crazy. Substitute long description with short labels. For repetitive users this is OK, for the new ones provide some help/guide. E.g. "Home", "Professional", ...


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Considering your design layout, I really think the best option is to use either checkboxes or radio buttons (depending on whether the user can select more than one option or not). Below is a quick mockup of what I mean: However, if you have a large number of options, this could prove to be problematic. In that case, I would consider having your Section C ...


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In most (if not all) modern browsers and Operating Systems the menu of a dropdown is a separate (but not independent) object from the trigger. download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups This means that the text on the trigger can be safely truncated while the contents of the menu remain full length - Effectively showing the ...


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How about not using the pointer at all but switch controls directly as the user scrolls. So by example if your application has two buttons horizontally in a row and an input down below scrolling left and right will toggle between the buttons and scrolling down will toggle between the input and the last button selected. I remember to have seen this on ...


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A trackball is not that much different to a mouse. I know people who use a trackball (mainly because they do not have the desk space for a mouse) and they are just as accurate as a mouse user. It might take a little bit longer to be proficient with a trackball, however the behaviour will become second nature quite quickly. The software to support ...


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Speaking as a former teacher filling in marks is something typically done after all of the papers/assignments have been graded. Thus one has ~30 scores to input, and the stack of assignments is in the order the pile is in (order ~= submission order) As such, the closer to a grid like (think Excel) format the better. In fact for speed I'd often re-order ...


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One problem I thought exists with this approach has to do with the order in which the teacher needs to enter the scores. If she has a stack of graded tests, she'd need to sort them before using this procedure. It might be nice to be able to type part of the student's name and have matches immediately displayed.


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If you want, it's ok to let users choose their own format for displaying dates (after all, if they don't want this feature they can always stick to the default option). However, you should always present the same GUI widget to choose a date: either 1) a calendar, or 2) three drop-down menus with day, full name of month, and 4-digit year This would ...


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Why did you say its a poor interface? Have you tested this with your users? One minor suggestion though, I would prefer to place the add button below the fields. The add button in your design gives the impression that the action is exclusive to the last field. The username fields should be viewed as a group, therefore adding a new field should affect the ...


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I am not saying this implementation of adding multiple websites on a form is the best design, but I think it might be cleaner than your solution. You can add as many sites as you want before you save, and the ones with a valid website will be saved when you click "Save." As is implied by the hamburger menu, you can also reorder them. Clicking "x" on all ...


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I am always puzzled how some US folks can miss the most obvious date formats, 30.12.2016 (most of Europe) or 30/12/2016 (UK), which are in conflict with the US formats... Please try to use 2016-12-30 (ISO 8601) as the main date format (if possible with your users)! If you offer a choice of local date formats, also accept input for that format, but DO NOT ...


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Obviously the only people with a complete answer will be Apple, and they are unlikely to release that information. 3rd party apps may also have data on their own specific usage, but that won't give a complete picture. The only quantifiable data (and it's not high quality) I have seen is from a poll here: HOW OFTEN DO YOU USE 3D TOUCH ON YOUR IPHONE 6S ...



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