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I agree with @Jayfang's comment, what does "Doesn't Matter" mean? I think your dilemma is that Doesn't Matter could represent both the middle ground, or just that the user doesn't know. Split them out like this: Very Secure | Secure | Average | Insecure | Very Insecure | No Opinion


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I think visually distinctive on the right would make the most sense. To me, it's an alternative to the other answers on the question. I wouldn't recommend placing it in the middle, because if someone doesn't have an opinion about something, you shouldn't count it as neutral (because neutral is an actual opinion).


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Complexity is a relative term. It depends on the context of the user and the tasks they are trying to complete using your interface. For example, the instrument panel of a Cessna 182 will look very complex to a non-pilot: Similarly, the instrument panel of a Boeing 787 will look very complex to a private pilot that has only ever flown a 182: The ...


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Personally, I like to structure my form so that my fields are vertical. This leaves a clean area to the right to put validation messages, help icons, etc. download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups That said, you can have either way. No way is better than the other. As long as you have the Six Components of Web Forms, ...


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Firstly, I commend you for getting some genuine testing done on your design. Many products don't allow themselves this and suffer with a poor performing site as a result. However: ...Several users found the contact form section very big and loud and wanted me to get rid of the background I was using on it. After thinking about this for a while and ...


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1. Aspect Ratio It depends on your screen resolution's aspect ratio. You'd need to adjust it to see the square appropriately. Sometimes this stretches shapes in an awful way. I've had to fiddle with mine at work for a while before it was fixed (sort of... See Eyeballing below) 2. CRT Monitors In the unlikely event you are using a CRT monitor, this can ...


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This is related to what is commonly know as the vertical-horizontal illusion. What happens is that the horizontal line segment appears to be shorter than the vertical line segment, despite being the same length. One interpretation of why this happen is that it's due the the asymmetry of our normal field of vision (it's larger horizontally than ...


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This is not caused by the pixel sizes, as the pixels on screens are supposed to be spaced in a way that the distances between the center of pixels is the same in each axis, otherwise photos and movies would seem squashed or stretched to viewers. If you take a post it note and place it on your screen, you should see the same effect as you do if you adjust ...


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This is purely a matter of visual cognition - if the visual design makes it easy to group related elements, there is no problem putting anything anywhere, including buttons on a tab space. So long users can interpret the tabs as tabs and buttons (or other elements) as such, there shouldn't be a problem. In the top example, the distinction is fairly clear - ...


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That is quite a loud background, but I think there's a problem with the contact form as well. I don't think it's impossible to open with a contact form, but it doesn't work here. I'd pinpont the following (potential) flaws: The site doesn't follow social norms. You don't ask questions before telling people something about yourself, and why they should ...


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I also design many sorting, filtering, enlisting interactions for work. I believe that if your system / code / technicalities can handle it, instant filtering is the best option for lists that are not very very long. It is essential to see the criteria and fiddle with them at all times. Having a Filterind menu on the left usually is the best solution I went ...


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Because pixels are not square. Most of them at least. Depending on a complex combination of source of the image, components of the projection system, dimension of the screen, standard adopted on that device and kind of image that you are watching the pixels may be square or not, more over square pixels may be converted to non-square and viceversa. The ...


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You could do either, depending on how you want to present the information. Do you want to emphasize "normal" or are you trying to emphasize the "non-normal" condition? Users will tend to scan from left-to-right - placing the object you want emphasize to the left would make sense as a result. Because the "normal" condition is common across all tabs, you can ...



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