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It really depends on the path user has followed to dial a number. Logically one should be kept at the point where they have left before dialing.


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I think you should consider this question not just in the context of doing a search and making the call, but also how this fits into the rest of the interactions/behaviours for the app. So think about if you want your users to have the same experience if they weren't searching in the contact list but were on the home screen and received a call. Think about ...


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It's good to bring people back to where they were before they started a task. This means the homescreen (task = make phone call), and the search screen (task = call a specific person) are good end positions. You can argue that going to the recent calls makes it easy to re-dial in case you forgot something. However, that phone number should also be listed in ...


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There's a bit of difference in the problems they're there to solve. Find As another responder has already said, search-within-document (ctrl-F) is typically referred to as "find". This is usually used where you know (or suspect) that the exact text you're looking for is in the document, and wish to confirm it's presence and locate it. You're looking ...


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Search is different in these contexts, because in an editor, the user has created the content, knows it well, and finds it easiest to locate a piece by viewing results in the order they occur. You may notice in some document viewers (e.g. PDF, rather than editors) where the user is reading someone else's content and is less familiar, the trend may be ...



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