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Apr
15
comment Why didn't the phone companies change the length of the phone numbers for new applications like faxes?
I guess this question is US-specific. It's very different in the UK.
Apr
15
answered Enforcing mutual exclusivity in multiple constrained choices
Apr
1
comment Would it be relevant to learn/understand how manipulation works as UX Designers?
It would help if you gave an example of "honest manipulation". Manipulation implies trying to get the user to do something they wouldn't normally, like buying sweets by putting them next to the checkout, or even putting expensive items at eye-level and cheap items at floor-level in order that they buy something they didn't originally intend to (I used to work in retail!) "Honest manipulation" is almost an oxymoron. What do you think is "honest" about manipulation?
Mar
31
comment Supporting Copy/Paste on the web
This is platform-dependent, surely. Both iOS and Windows Phone make it reasonably easy. What mobile platform are you thinking of?
Mar
26
comment Should you concede to user demands that seem clearly inferior?
@AaronLS It's not just #3. They did #1; didn't do #2; did #3 for a month or so; #4 didn't really apply; provided #5 but didn;t follow through with #6. Unfortunately, #2 and #6 are actually rather important. [And I no longer use GMail in earnest, but that's by-the-by.]
Mar
26
comment Should you concede to user demands that seem clearly inferior?
It would have been nice if Google had followed this advice with GMail.
Mar
26
comment Reasonable (big) default font sizes
Probably a question for GraphicDesign.SE, actually.
Mar
21
comment Showing user's (name) initials but what if more than 1 user have the same initials?
@nuwa You should add that requirement to the question. It's important data.
Mar
6
awarded  Yearling
Mar
4
reviewed Edit suggested edit on How to avoid error messages in form validation?
Mar
4
revised How to avoid error messages in form validation?
spelling fix
Mar
4
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Email status request panel
Mar
4
comment Are there any letters/numbers that should be avoided in an ID?
Yes, you can. Numbers starting Y5 were previously validly issued in 2001 by DVLA, and the YS prefix is also in use now.
Mar
4
revised Are there any letters/numbers that should be avoided in an ID?
Formatting (closed up the spread-out table)
Mar
4
comment Are there any letters/numbers that should be avoided in an ID?
British plates deliberately have the same symbols for 1/I and 0/O. And they don't use Q and have been careful in the past about Z. However, it's now possible to have YS05YKH and Y505YKH on the road.
Mar
3
comment What is the best way to ask user if they would like to proceed to a new step after completing a wizard
Why not just do the usual thing and use the checkbox? There's no need to depart from the standard and introduce a button.
Feb
28
revised What are these “dial gauges” called?
Included image (relevant portion of originally linked image)
Feb
28
comment Serif/sans-serif and memory
Actually, the question is contradictory. If serif letters are more easily recognised, why would a sans-serif font be more easily remembered? Which way round are you asking?
Feb
28
comment Serif/sans-serif and memory
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about psychology rather than UX and would probably better on Cognitive Sciences Stack
Feb
28
comment Why do some cars have the fuel door on the passenger's side?
What do you drive? I've never come across one built in the last 30 years.