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The English example above isn't a "menu" - it's a numbered list of arbitrary foods arranged alphabetically. It wouldn't make sense as a "menu" in a restaurant even in English. A customer who wants a sandwich would likely be confused/frustrated trying to find all the various sandwich options scattered alphabetically across the page. Since people don't tend ...


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As a rule - stick to convention! This means that your first image is the correct one. Users don't have to understand your way of navigation, they know from other implementations how a treeview-left side navigation works! This is true even if you hav a lot of sub categories and items in sub categories. Never ever break existing convention, unless you have a ...


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Since it is a menu, you can group the dishes by the way they are cooked. If you have different menu for breakfast/lunch/dinner, you can order the the menu by the types first and then the way they are cooked. It may be better to keep the popular ones at the top, and mark them as popular, so more customers will order them. In my opinion, you don't necessary ...


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I think it depends on the type of restaurant, the type of customers and the variety of dishes that you have. Some of the reasons why these are important considerations are: You can order by the cost if people are price conscious/sensitive You can group and order by the type of dishes (e.g. breakfast, lunch, dinner, all-day, entree, dessert items) if the ...


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Here are a couple of alternatives I could think of : An alternate option you can look at is the overflow menu option as shown below This would allow you to stack the additional content in an overlay which can be pulled up as needed and would not be the primary navigation but more like the secondary navigation. Dropbox provides a whole list of options ...


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I think if the context is easily understood, disabling without hints of why, is fine. Remember Balloon help in MacOS? Apple encouraged us to write balloon help for disabled items way back from 1991 and forward. Microsoft did not. But as said above, tool tips only work if you have the hover event, not for touch. For more complex scenarios, explanation why ...



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