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Oct
8
comment Pros/Cons of having a select menu open by default?
I should have mentioned that their list has 100+ choices.
Oct
8
awarded  Curious
Oct
7
asked Pros/Cons of having a select menu open by default?
Aug
20
comment How to display a division by zero in a grid?
I like the idea of saying no budget or leaving it blank, as the point of the interface is to display relevant information, not follow convention.
Feb
11
comment Why is the input field always at the bottom of a chat window?
@lzkata The 'placeholder' code is part of the 'textarea' tag. It is split over two lines (still valid html).
Jan
31
comment Does a site with a sticky NAV need NAV elements replicated in the footer?
In the case that you have an expanded menu like the New York Times, then I think the footer nav is probably a good call.
Jan
31
answered Does a site with a sticky NAV need NAV elements replicated in the footer?
Jan
31
revised 'Open' signs on commercial buildings - why are most of them red?
Removed link to Wien's law since the evolution of the eye may have been influenced by the spectral absorption properties of water than by the Sun's spectrum.
Jan
31
answered 'Open' signs on commercial buildings - why are most of them red?
Jan
24
comment Why doesn't the calculator in iPhone have a backspace?
Agreed! But that's not to say it's good reasoning. Most old calculators likely don't have a backspace because of limitations in their logic/memory, and keyboards don't change case simply because they can't (unless you have one of those fancy keyboards with LED screens on the keys). These are limitations due to their design being tactile. A poorer UX shouldn't be translated over to a digital interface just because its real-world counterpart has it.
Jan
23
revised Is it better to place text above or below icons?
Fixed title
Jan
23
revised Same interface items, how to organize them better?
added 373 characters in body
Jan
23
comment Same interface items, how to organize them better?
If it is draggable like the columns, then you should. It's good to be consistent if the action is the same.
Jan
22
awarded  Teacher
Jan
22
answered Same interface items, how to organize them better?
Dec
23
awarded  Editor
Dec
23
revised Is it better to place text above or below icons?
clarity
Jul
27
accepted Best title for the navigation menu on mobile?
Jul
26
asked Best title for the navigation menu on mobile?
Jun
22
comment Best way to indicate that a slider caption & call-to-action box is attached to an image?
Thank you for the Gestalt link and for making the diagrams! :)