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Doing design for business


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awarded  Popular Question
Oct
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awarded  Yearling
Sep
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comment Textfield validation - persist, ignore, correct or delete?
Blocking save is not really an option. Being able to close the application and save quickly is a requirement. So I have to make sure the data is processable before saving.
Sep
26
comment Textfield validation - persist, ignore, correct or delete?
By "Ignore invalid" I meant that the value IS declined. So I believe the 3rd option would be you pick then?
Sep
26
comment Textfield validation - persist, ignore, correct or delete?
Notification sounds are pretty much obsolete nowadays. I would not go so far and sound a 'ding' when an error is made, that would get annoying very quickly. Other than that, I think a lot of my user have their sound turned off.
Sep
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asked Textfield validation - persist, ignore, correct or delete?
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awarded  Popular Question
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accepted Alternative to tabs with long names
Aug
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comment Alternative to tabs with long names
I meant examples in terms of "(images of) software that uses this style of master-detail" relationship with master on top and detail on the bottom".
Aug
27
comment Alternative to tabs with long names
Can you think of any real-world examples for that? Would you update the content area on single or double click? And how about the behavior when the number of elements gets very high?
Aug
27
comment Alternative to tabs with long names
Yes, they all belong to one certain real estate, like "apartment". The sections themselves are identified by 3 attributes: KG, EZ and Top. Apart from that, they have no name, so you need those 3 attributes to properly distinguish them.
Aug
27
comment Alternative to tabs with long names
Have you thought of putting the NavPane (like in your first screenshot) on the top of the content page? I came up with the idea, but thought it was an uncommon solution. Like Side-Tabs, but at the top to have enough room for long labels.
Aug
27
revised Alternative to tabs with long names
added 9 characters in body
Aug
27
comment Alternative to tabs with long names
Sure there is some tolerance in wording. What I actually meant was that I must not simplify the wording. But understandability isn't the problem after all, rather the length of the wording. I'll edit the question.
Aug
27
comment Context menus in table
Why would adding a dropdown-menu clutter? All you need is an icon in each row that opens the menu. Uses minimal space and works on touchscreens.
Aug
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asked Alternative to tabs with long names
Jul
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comment Segmenting tabs without sub-tabs
Welie calls this "Double Tab Navigation" welie.com/patterns/showPattern.php?patternID=doubletab I think it's more common in web than in desktop applications.
Jul
31
comment Segmenting tabs without sub-tabs
It is not really a sub-menu as the 3 items on the right are not controlled by the first item. It's more a break in hierarchial visualization. Also tabbed interfaces have the purpose to put parts of a page, that would otherwise be too long for one page, into segmets by creating meaningful categories. I don't see the point of having inactive options in a tab pane.
Jul
31
asked Segmenting tabs without sub-tabs
Jul
25
comment What to do with the “last” button in pagination?
Hm, now that I see this I'm wondering if numbers are even relevant after all. At least in large, dynamic lists. When I'm browsing through a book or looking for the page where I stopped reading, is usually don't care for page numbers..