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I have some questions for you: Are there business drivers that you're not mentioning, such as a legal requirement to deliver something that you don't yet have? Is there a reason users need to know about the feature in advance—for example to help them prepare their data or adjust their processes? Will this inactive control reframe their mental model of the ...


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If possible I'd avoid surfacing time stamps in the UI. It would be easier to understand if every time-looking text ("00:00") represented a duration. If this isn't possible I'd explicit label all time displays: download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups and have them all fixed in place. The time outputs that aren't in use ...


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Your current design looks solid. I think the placement of the set duration works, but if you're incorporating a time stamp as well, you will need to differentiate them to avoid confusion. Maybe something like so: download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups Disclaimer: I was limited in icon selection by the mockup software. ...


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More or less what Benny said, with a couple additions: since you're working with content, remember that blocks of content are affected by actions and may be affected by other content, so in your case, new is relative to other content. With that in mind you must consider these variables that affect your content (in your specific case, there might be a lot ...


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You need to set the new items in relation to other items, and how often you expect to get new items in the list. If you get a hundred new items every day, it would be bad to have the new flag for 72 hours, since you would then get roughly 300 items displayed as new. On the other hand if you have a list where you only get one new item a month, and as a cause ...


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I think you are trying to fix the issue that you describe using labels, when in fact the actual cause of the issue might lie a bit deeper. Without being able to see the screen design, I would suggest that it is the way content on your page that is organized and the interactions that the users have with the elements that is causing the issue. If you are not ...


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I'd suggest to put the time in terms of "today", " yesterday", "5 minutes ago", etc. Seems more user friendly to me. It makes me think less about when it actually happened compared to " 11 June 2015 15:33". I don't suggest it for PDFs or other documents though because it seems less formal. In the end it depends on the application and on the report type ...


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I personally don't think many will be interested when the .pdf was created. Everyone will expect the data in a .pdf to be static and representative of a moment in time. Just put something in the top of the document saying 'Report Data accurate as of 12.55pm on 08/06/2014' or something similar. You just need to succinctly display the time the snapshot was ...


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I would not use icons for this purpose because they are difficult to understand without labels. If you're worried about scannability, adding bars to ease visual comparison can help. Here is a palette of options that use bars with different scales, and also different text representations of the frequency: You will have to decide whether you want to ...


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Seems like you might be over-complicating things, and not even for the right reasons : / First, because "not really sure why, I guess I think it's ugly" is a poor reason to go re-inventing the wheel. If you do some testing, or get some feedback, that suggests users have issues with these words, then change it up. Applying your experience as a designer is ...


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Two ideas: You could display the number of times per year the event takes place. Monthly ----------→ 12 Quarterly ----------→ 4 Twice per year ----------→ 2 Yearly ----------→ 1 If the important thing is when the next event will take place, you could hide the frequency in the UI and display the date of the next occurrence.


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Do not use adverb but use every. Monthly ------------→ every month Quarterly ----------→ every 3 months Twice per year ---→ every 6 months Yearly --------------→ every year You may want to add "once" Once every 3 month



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