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I think the simplest solution in this case would be to take the address the user has entered and map it to the closest matching location and let them know so that they are aware of the mapping and can approve or reject the address. Amazon does the same where if they dont find an address, they validate it and show the suggested address and let the user ...


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While a mobile device does have an internal file system, the software hides this from the user. From a user point of view there is no file system. If there is no files system there are no files. Since there are no files you cannot delete a file. So a recycle bin would simply not have any function.


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What would you like to put into it? Apps normally have to be "uninstalled", so no use for a bin. Most E-Mail clients already have the recycle bin feature. A pretty large amount if images, videos and other media are synchronized with some web service (or at least the manufacturers want us to do so) so a local delete doesn't delete the backup. It usually ...


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I will add my 2 cents that I think give a direct answer to your question (btw sorry about my english): Be specific: If you want the user to do something, just tell them. So you could change "Meeting address" for "Search the meeting address and select an option below". Divide and Conquer : Users like to be lazy. You could divide the search input in 3 ...


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I have designed a typeahead recently with UX in mind, which, I have to admit, was more challenging than I've expected. I couldn't find a single component out there that ticks all the boxes, although some only miss by a little. Anyhow, if I understand the problem correctly, then you should really always have a match selected on the match list, like so: ...


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There are a few ways to allow for exploration in your user testing. When I'm conducting research with a prototype or application, my first task is almost always something along the lines of, "What do you think about what you see here?" It's an open-ended question before we talk about anything else. It helps set the participant at ease. It gives the ...


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I can think of 2 arguments not yet mentioned... The issue of apps being "sandboxed" for security makes it irrelevant. It's an outdated metaphor that no longer has meaning in the mobile ecosystem First, sandboxing. For security, each app runs in its own little world and only has access to what the system allows. You wouldn't want some social photo app ...


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Storage. In desktop, when you delete a file it is not completely deleted from disk. In mobile, when you delete something, you instantly claim the memory back. ex; deleting photos, videos, songs, apps etc. There are 'trash' or 'recycle bin' concept within apps ex: email which in turn stores the deleted emails, drafts in their servers and not actually ...


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I know this question is old, and the purpose of misleading prices has been covered, but I don't see any explanations about why donations are round amounts. Simply put, taking donations as whole numbers is more convenient for charities. They don't charge taxes or give change, so they list preset donation amounts without fractions of whole numbers (eg, ...


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I do not comprehend why zooming is suppressed. The whole purpose of zooming is to read what is on the site. If our eyes cannot read small print we need to zoom to prevent severe eyestrain. If it is suppressed to make sure we see the ads - keep in mind that we will not bother using the site at all if the print is too small. Also, why are so many people ...


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Yes, definitely, playing and discovery can be an important part of a test session. If it's insight you're after, a self-directed task is great for many reasons. Helps the participant to feel at ease. One way I have tried is to have 4 normal tasks, but the very first task is self-directed. Given you have this app in front of you, what are curious about? ...


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What happens when you select an item? If you are to just show the selected item, you can have a contrasting color in the background. Assuming it is a shopping site, you would want to provide action icons like "Mark as favorite", "Add to cart", etcetera. In this case, no additional styling for the selected item would be required.


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Add a selection outline with the height of the slider like this: Since the item will never exceed the height of the slider, it should work.


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Pretty easy. Put all your content into a single page so that initially the user can just scroll up and down the page to access everything. Now you break down the page into multiple sections by wrapping each section in a DIV. Finally, you hide all but one of these DIVs using CSS display:none, then you use the visible DIV to control the visibility of other ...


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Draggable objects on mobile devices are object represented with a handle. In iOS apps it is commonly done similar to the Reminders app, with the icon on the right. Instead of the "scroll area" you may consider a "drag area", or better yet a drag icon that only activates the drag feature when pressed and held. The user could scroll without concern and they ...


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Can have a variant too with the available JS frameworks and libraries, loading the content is taking negligible ms which helps us change the data in just a wink. With the above speed, we can also go for another variation where more data can be shown to the user without much navigation between the pages and also by using the minimal space available between ...


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Don't make them 'select' it. If I'm asking you for directions to a meeting location and you tell me "It's on Washington St across from the Shell Station." And you tell me "Don't you mean it's on Washington St NEXT to the Shell Station!?", you're being rude. Think of your interactions with people like real conversations. If a waiter is asking you too many ...


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There is nothing saying you shouldn't have a print button on your mobile website, but it is not necessary. The browser the user is visiting your site from has every capability to provide the print functionality the user is looking for. If the user does not see the need to print from their mobile device, they aren't going to care about having that capability. ...


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This image isn't the best example (I'll try to make a nicer one) but I think if you make each "radio button" in the list into a large selectable item... it should be easy to select and also to read all the details of what you are selecting... e.g. I would just make sure that (however you build it) that only 1 item is selectable and that it is visually ...


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Through hierarchy and natural reading habits, we always read things from the top, which is generally where a website's title and menus are. With respect to your question, menu buttons are still at the top, even for many mobile apps, regardless of convenience, but strictly due to hierarchy. Home, settings, etc, you always look for at the top. This is not ...


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I don't think you need to show your main menu/action bar (all, my meetings and create) in the event detail view. I would instead only show the actions that are relevant to that context (actions that the user can perform on the event they are looking at). Pressing the back button at the top of the event detail view would go back to the event listing, where ...


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It depends. If this is an email app and the user is trying to compose a message and navigates back to inbox before sending/saving, the message is automatically saved in the draft for the user. User can come back later and continue where he left off. If you think there is no reason to save the form data as draft, it is better to show a popup confirmation. ...


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You're right in your arrangement of buttons. Top left would typically be the cancel and top right would be the post/save button. Facebook for iOS is a great example of how to handle the navigation away from unsaved changes. They prompt users asking them to delete what they've done or go back and save the changes (post the status). This works better for ...


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Redirect to the detail page of the item which the user just created/edited. This allows users to immediately check the result of their submission (they can spot spelling mistakes, syntax/formatting problems, etc.). To make them aware that the item is published automatically, show a (temporary) message at the top of the detail page, like Created and ...


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My suggestion would be to put it in My Items since going by your answer to my question, there will be a lot of items in All Items and it would be easier for the user to find the item he just created in myitems. Also it would be consistent with experience created by similar apps where you can save content from a huge list and while that content might be ...


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It's a tough one. I agree with you though, this is a necessary feature, especially in a world with such difference between people and ISPs. I'd take inspiration from the recent European Union cookie laws (if you're not familiar: websited must obtain permission before setting cookies or have an easily accessible policy). Most websites now seem to implement ...


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As a mobile user, I don't think it is a good idea to have many new windows open when I am going through a process. What if I want to go back and change something, right? I would suggest you make it like a "slide show" form without opening new screens. Apple setting is a good example. On the first form, you can show all the products. You can make it ...


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Good question! While I don't have any knowledge about relevant research, I think that having a button stuck to the bottom screen is not the best option. Here is my rationale: Button takes valuable space that could instead be taken by product information. Product information is critical for users to make purchasing decisions. It could be annoying to have ...


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I am having kind of the same issue right now and I decided on a approach like this: for bigger screens/desktops for mobile screens I like it nice and lightweight for Mobile.



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