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As a rule, I try to keep labels as short as possible while remaining immediately clear. Sometimes that's a single word or two. Sometimes it's a question. The idea is to help the user along by making it as straightforward for them as possible. The best way to determine the clarity of your labelling is through observing users. Try getting two or three people ...


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As it is in many ux related questions it depends on your audience: I consider the question style more suitable for users, that are not familiar with the form – or with web forms in general. You kind of take the user by the hand – which can be a good idea for that kind of audience, but might be a bad idea for 'power users'. On the other hand I suppose the ...


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I feel that the Advanced view is just more detailed of simple view in your case. So, I am not sure if "toggle" is the right type of frame used for this situation. I would rather see the current(simple) view titled what the page actually does. I am not sure exactly what the page title would be for you, but for the sake of this conversation: A user is looking ...


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I would consider: - Simple / Detailed - Overview / More Details Make sure that the current view is clearly indicated (underling, state selected) and that both are put one next to the other (almost like a tab view). Hope it helps.


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It seems like Windows OK/ Cancel convention has done a lot of brain conditioning for users. So usability tests would certainly come out with lots of people looking for an OK button on the left, Cancel on the right. But that doesn't change the most basic instinct of someone who is interacting with the system without any pre-conditioning. My basic instinct ...


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I am for the version on the right. Here's why, from a Typographic, Design Element, and Human perspective. From a Typographic Alignment Perspective In the examples I show, I have stripped the input box so you can see it purely from a typographic perspective. Visual hierarchy looks like this: See me first - See me second See me third - See me fourth ...



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