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answered Displaying First Name vs Full Name - Is one less formal than the other?
Dec
3
comment What is the best way to indicate the user that the edit can also lead to delete?
Guess we have different ideas of "clutter" ... anyway, another option might be a mouse over menu for the edit icon. I personally don't like them much, but could work here.
Dec
3
comment What is the best way to indicate the user that the edit can also lead to delete?
Alternatively: Additional icon for delete that pops up a modal confirmation.
Nov
25
answered Multi-range Slider for Budget Allocation
Nov
25
revised Ordered Multi-select control in HTML
added rationale
Nov
25
answered Ordered Multi-select control in HTML
Nov
25
comment Why are censor bleeps so loud?
@Brad31: Yes yes yes, but THE PUBLIC (ideally) wants to know WHEN something is cencored, and does have an interest of dicussing censorship. It's not just maximizing efficiency of one particular aspect, but about striking a balance.
Nov
25
comment Why are censor bleeps so loud?
Conjecture: it makes the censoring obvious (non-obvious censorship could leat to confusion or worse) and is not completely unlike a "don't do that at home, kids" wagging finger. Or maybe tradition.
Nov
22
comment How should I implement a 'recently used' list in a dropdown function?
I'd go with 2. if the list contains all items (such as fonts), and with 3. if it's just a selection (such as files). Just a hunch.
Nov
13
answered How could an unintuitively named site's scope be made more clear to new users?
Nov
6
comment Address entry as a single textarea
@MichaelPetito: Damn, you got me! I've updated my reply. What do you think? --- as for the "what do I enter here?", I'd figure you have the same problem with multi-field. E.g. US centric always asks for a state (often enough mandatory). For me as a German this would be formally "Sachsen" - but that's not part of the address. And do you want it in English or in German?
Nov
6
revised Address entry as a single textarea
Incorporated user feedback, esp. Advantages
Nov
5
comment Address entry as a single textarea
@MichaelPetito: "people are not used to it" is certainly a good argument in UX. However, as stated, any map service can provide "sales by region" better than SELECT WHERE COUNTRY IN. And why would a free field shipping address be worse than individual fields?
Nov
4
awarded  Nice Answer
Nov
4
comment Address entry as a single textarea
@SteveClaridge: Surprisingly, no. as JonW mentions, "backend tradition" is a good reason for inertia. Still, I'm a bit baffled that no site of note has "seen the light" - maybe you will be the first ;)
Nov
4
comment Address entry as a single textarea
Interestingly, even though this obviously started as a pretty UK-centric list, that part already destroys any multi-field form of sane size.
Nov
4
answered Address entry as a single textarea
Nov
3
comment What is a good design choice for two collapsible panels on the left?
good point @virtualnobi. I'd still keep that option in mind, because there are cases where (subjectively) "jumping controls" are way worse than an inverse reading order.
Sep
30
awarded  Explainer
Sep
25
answered What is a good design choice for two collapsible panels on the left?