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Jul
26
comment Are Bookmarks dead?
The new bookmark manager made it hard to edit the bookmark you are adding - to name it and classify it (put it in a folder), the bad feedback only emphasizes the vast usage of bookmarks, otherwise there wouldn't be a lot of people that care about the change.
Jul
26
comment How to show sleeping on a slider?
Light sleeper/Heavy sleeper isn't a sleeping habit, it's depth of sleep. Try "very light sleeper", "quite a light sleeper", "average sleeper", "quite a heavy sleeper", "very heavy sleeper" and use radio buttons instead, as they do in physiological questionnaires.
Jul
26
comment Should number input fields also include dividers { . - }?
Try copying a phone number or a serial number with tokens into a field that does not accept non numeric characters, you will feel the annoyance.
Jul
25
comment Best way to display a long form with many dynamic questions
"Going back" is possible in all of the offered solutions, therefore it is a bit redundant to mention it.
Jul
25
comment Should number input fields also include dividers { . - }?
To avoid annoyance, I think you should let the user type/paste the numbers with any tokens in them e.g. {"-", " "}, then filter them out when processing them.
Jul
25
comment Why do web sites display dates in an inaccurate representation e.g. “a year ago”?
1.9 years ago would have been better.
Jul
25
revised Why do web sites display dates in an inaccurate representation e.g. “a year ago”?
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Jul
16
comment is horizontal swipe intuitive enough on mobile
I disagree - scroll bars enable leaping to beginning/end with a fast drag. I use them along with swiping while browsing though long pages on tablets. One consideration to make though is perhaps to only show the scroll bar on tap, to prevent accidental leaping away from current position (e.g. while reading a book).
Jul
13
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Jun
23
comment ethics - Should a Mac app ask the user permission for gathering data about their hardware?
a. Why would the answer be specific to Mac OS X or Mac in general? b. Applications user ask permission to send such data anonymously.
Jun
23
comment Why is there no standard layout for computer keyboards?
The original shape of the Enter/Return key was like a mirror image L, the same as the arrow on the key. I do, however, agree that in the OP's image (the top image in your answer) the key doesn't have enough horizontal space allocated to it. Also, I do use the context key, it is useful when you don't want to move your hand to the mouse or if the mouse events were blocked.
May
27
comment “Typocaptcha” - an alternative to CAPTCHA?
Also see the match the images captcha alternative in the same link 1.bp.blogspot.com/-pA1LDaLSnWg/VH5MKbOJYxI/AAAAAAAAAC0/…
May
19
revised Why use the word History when its Recent
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May
18
answered Why use the word History when its Recent
May
14
comment Should I switch to a dark theme UI if the app is used at night?
@IngoKarkat I hope you meant that as a joke.
May
14
revised How does use in bright sunlight affect how a web site should be designed?
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May
14
revised Dark screens in cars
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May
1
reviewed Edit Dropdowns within dropdowns
May
1
revised Dropdowns within dropdowns
Fixed punctuation and wording
May
1
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