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Nov
5
answered Should a music player's previous button go back sequentially or by history?
Nov
5
comment best way to select a location
How many locations are there, then? Can a task span multiple locations or is it preferable/required for tasks to be recorded as one-location only? What is the likelihood of the form developer(s) not anticipating and listing all of the locations? Depending on the answers to these questions, the most convenient solution could be radio buttons, checkboxes, or a dropdown.
Nov
4
comment Will using “X” for both “close” and “remove” cause confusion
Check out my two-in-one answer.
Nov
4
answered What is the best way to display many multiple selection of US states?
Nov
4
answered best way to select a location
Nov
4
comment should full name include middle name?
You will have to develop your search function to search for partial matches and not just exact matches. Including users' middle names will be helpful if there are a lot of names and there's the possibility of multiple, identical names. If that's the case, then you might have to implement other search parameters to narrow down results (eg, school, graduation year).
Nov
3
comment Alternative reward levels to “Gold, Silver, Bronze”?
@haneefmubaraks In some video games (eg, the Resident Evil series), an "S" ranking stands for "Superior."
Nov
1
answered Will using “X” for both “close” and “remove” cause confusion
Nov
1
answered Is it good practice to ask date of birth and gender from users or Avatars can suffice?
Oct
29
answered Alternative reward levels to “Gold, Silver, Bronze”?
Oct
29
comment Alternative reward levels to “Gold, Silver, Bronze”?
I think this system would be usable, provided that you sell of the icons at once; ie, your awarded icon is bright and the others are grayed out. At least this way, you can gauge how well you've done relative to the other milestones.
Oct
29
comment Alternative reward levels to “Gold, Silver, Bronze”?
Not all ranking systems have three tiers, so it's potentially a mistake to assume that the user will assume, correctly or not, that they've been awarded a representation in a three-tier system.
Oct
29
comment Alternative reward levels to “Gold, Silver, Bronze”?
I think this example would be ineffective because it's not intuitive. The chosen icons are actually vague, and unless all the icons are shown besides the awarded one, the user can't judge how well or poorly s/he's done. Jayfang is joking about there not being a wheel icon, but that's part of the problem: if the user can't see or correctly anticipate the entire system, then an icon on its own is meaningless. The constructs are open to opinion, too; the Internet is more sophisticated than fire, but is it universally seen as being more important?
Oct
29
comment Alternative reward levels to “Gold, Silver, Bronze”?
The problem with the first system is that "S" and "SS" probably won't be understood by non-gamers. Also, non-Americans might not understand why the system goes from "D" to "F" or vice versa. The stars system is more intuitive, assuming that it's clear whether the max-rating is five stars or 10 stars.
Oct
23
comment When and why should date pickers be used?
Kaarel, not everybody knows that you can select a dropdown item by quick-typing; if fact, I would bet that most people don't know about this feature. Text fields with placeholder text (or at least, labels above) will be more universally recognizable.
Sep
26
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Sep
24
revised What is the best way of displaying a long title in a text editor?
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Sep
24
answered What is the best way of displaying a long title in a text editor?
Sep
24
answered Psychology behind $0.99 for paid apps, but $1.00 for donation apps?
Sep
24
answered Feedback required on Iconography with labels for Payment Method