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You can't, but there's a better way Sometimes, concepts are too complicated to communicate in a few words. This is especially true when the consequences of miscommunication are large, such as overwriting a file. The best practice here would be to notify the user as soon as you know that there is a conflict (that might be while the user is editing, or ...


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Here is my visual solution, don't hide options from users when you only have two to switch between... Also user should know what they are entering or setting so they should be able to see their color values at the spot.... Also try to show the result closer to this form, reduce the top header area size of your page so the main functionality is ...


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My instinct is to rephrase it: When [event occurs] If [condition is true] Do [action] Though, for a technical audience, perhaps "Given, When, Then" (borrowed from test design/user story creation) is worth a thought! Given [a context] When [condition is true or actions are performed] Then [perform action/test outcome of actions]


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There is no programming language that uses 'such that' as an expression. Not in declarative, scripting or complied code. Usually declarative languages uses a different syntax. Querying a database is a declarative language which uses the following keywords: select [row(s)] from [table] where [expression is true] Such that would be equal to ...


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Speak with your target audience and ask them to verbalize the information you are presenting. This will help in finding the most appropriate natural language string that is clear to the largest user segment. You may find that the string turns out to be something very different: download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups ...


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I think command based systems always come with a learning curve because ultimately you're giving a command. Affordances are not present for CLI or command based tools. The only option I can think of is context-sensitive tab-completion or context-aware suggestions. Related discussion on Hacker News. That being said, the example you've quoted reminds me of ...


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A similar scenario I have come across is with Prezi.com where you can make slides/presentation online. When you already have a presentation open in a tab and you open the same presentation again in a new tab, a message pops up stating, "You are already working on this file in another tab. Please continue there" The above scenario and your case fall under ...


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The guide below lists consistent terms for various actions and even shows how to spell things in American English as they value consistent spelling and capitalization across action buttons. http://www.uxmatters.com/aboutus/uxmatters-style-guide.php The verbs you use will vary greatly depending on your target audience (old, young, technical, ...


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The links on a 404 page should suit the problem either Simple navigation for one or a detailed list of information.



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