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Aug
7
comment What is the reason for Concave round buttons in Elevators
These are good answers, but apart from the weight one (which I doubt is a concern), they aren't specific to elevators. It does seem that you only see buttons like this in elevators, and not on traffic lights, microwaves, airplane cockpits, etc. If these are really the cause, why haven't designers in other areas taken over the design?
Aug
7
comment Is “Chicken Box” an appropriate term for a Yes/No dialogue with a warning?
It should be mentioned that these are kind of an anti-pattern in UX design. They're easy on the programmer, but usually not the best option to actually prevent the user from making mistakes.
Jun
17
answered When is it appropriate to add the HTML5 “autofocus” attribute to a page?
Jun
16
comment Web Form With About 350 Fields Layout
true, but less so. It's grayed out, and doesn't affect the shape of the field. I guess it all depends on the use cases. Will the form always be used to fill in the fields linearly, or will it be used for editing as well?
Jun
16
comment Web Form With About 350 Fields Layout
It's absolutely fine to want to store 350 attributes for each employee. The insanity lies in forcing them all into one form with a single column layout. There's no one-size-fits-all solution here. It depends on the meaningful structures you can use to group the attributes and on the use cases of the users.
Jun
16
comment Web Form With About 350 Fields Layout
Perhaps they're easier to scan linearly, but imagine changing only a user's date of birth. In the left form, the forms can be recognized by their shape. In the right you have to actually read the label.
May
29
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May
29
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Gender neutral photos for users who don't yet have a profile picture
May
16
comment Does “Don't Break The Back Button” Apply To Web Applications?
I don't have any to hand (I could google, but you've probably done that already). It might be worth a fresh question.
May
8
answered Next step to help an organization hold designers responsible when management follow specs?
May
7
comment How to show range sliders on mobile
I guess it could use some more click affordance. For mobile you'd need to reduce the complexity and increase the clickable surface, but it's a starting point at least.
May
7
comment How to show range sliders on mobile
Fair enough, I do think it's an answer to the question. Just pointing out the drawbacks for the sake of completeness. A circle could represent anything, of course, but its real advantage over a line comes when the ends meet up. Otherwise the line is better, since points are further apart if they are less similar. With a circle, your two least similar points are right next to each other.
May
7
answered How to show range sliders on mobile
May
7
comment How to show range sliders on mobile
While that looks emotive, I see big drawbacks. The circle takes up much more space, so you can't show (for instance) the search results changing in real-time below the slider. Dragging circles is more awkward than straight lines. Most importantly: a circle suggests that the max and min value are the same (like in a color spectrum, or a selection of months). That really isn't the case here.
May
7
answered Does flat design reduce affordance of actionable objects?
Apr
25
comment Selecting multiple folders
+1 for option 3. An important situation to keep in mind is that a folder is not selected for backup when a user thinks it is. The user should find out before it's too late.
Apr
22
comment Which text is more effective to encourage users to leave review for Android App
I agree with @MichaelKohne. Don't pop up the dialog. You will always interrupt the flow of the user, and they will always hate you for it. If this leads to more reviews, they'll be bad ones. You have to be more subtle about it. Find the point in your app's flow when the user feels good. When there's a break in their planning. Ie. choose a moment when they've finished something and feel positive. Then you can show a message. You still shouldn't pop it up, though. You could, for instance, find a nice neutral space in the home screen.
Apr
18
comment How do I best explain 3 ways to divide a volume?
@jgthms It's about what to do with the left-over space, I assume. The number of tanks is the same in both cases, but in the last case, the last tank isn't full. In the second case, this empty space is distributed over all tanks so that they all contain the same amount. So in both cases there would be 7 tanks.
Apr
18
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Apr
18
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