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answered modal window - fixed or absolute
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comment Better way to present sparse, regularly recurring events?
Dividing the 9 chunks of info between text and visual presentation (graphic coding) should achieve maximum compaction: show only the date and/or days until the next occurrence of each event, with any events for TODAY! emphasized somehow (e.g., bold font). It's only four things to look at -easy enough to see which if any occur today.
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comment Better way to present sparse, regularly recurring events?
I agree with Lai, but it may have a simple solution. There's no indication from the OP that users need to see the relation of the occurrences of different events (e.g., which days have both A and B). Thus, clicking on Event/Task X could show the calendar for X only. Or maybe it's a list of dates for Event/Task X, and not a calendar at all. Do users need to see how many days between occurrences?
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answered How to build UI/UX for aircraft?
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answered Is strike through text a good indicator for an item in a list for being deactivated
Feb
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comment what is the best wording to describe a link which opens/closes table in a horizontal way
I think you answered your question with your own second line: "Display more columns." Or just "More Columns."
Feb
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comment How do you keep your data tables simple?
@Lai & germainelol: The list is from experience –things I’ve seen done before. The only other place I know with a similar list is my answer to a similar question on Stack Overflow (stackoverflow.com/questions/3474247/…), written before this site forked off of it. It has references for a few individual items… mostly to my own web site.
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answered How do you keep your data tables simple?
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comment Best Design/Order/Layout For Mailing Address Form
The success of Google Maps, in addition to centuries of hand-written/typed envelopes, suggests it's feasible. Luke W notes that users don't need to see separate labels for each address part to complete an address, but doesn't carry the logic through to eliminating separate fields too (uxmatters.com/mt/archives/2008/06/…). I know of no research, but a pretty simple usability test should establish that users are faster with a single field, and commit no greater number of errors.
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answered Making users interact with a sigmoid shaped curve
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comment How to make irregularly shaped objects / elements look clickable?
I'd test movement before committing to it. The issue isn't that users don't notice the shapes. The issue is they can't tell they're clickable. I'm not aware of a convention that movement means clickable except for advertisements, so movement may discourage users from clicking. Movement can also be an annoying distraction. User may click not with the intent to navigate to the indicated page but in hope to stop the movement.
Jan
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comment How to make irregularly shaped objects / elements look clickable?
@icc97. Might be worth testing. It could make the images look "pressable." However, I don't think there is much tradition for clickability being associated with drop shadows. Perceived clickability is mostly from learning rather arbitrary conventions. Things look clickable if they have the look and position of things that were clickable on a lot of other websites.
Jan
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comment How to make irregularly shaped objects / elements look clickable?
@jlmakes. Yes, I suspect that younger people simply have more disposal time to play around with the latest devices. That could in some cases translate into acquiring more skill in them.
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