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Interaction Design and Research methods in HCI

I have two books: Interaction design: beyond human computer interaction and Research methods in Human Computer interaction and I'm going to do a degree in Human Computer Interaction soon, which ...
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Get users to use the download button instead of right-click save

As part of our system, a web application, we have an image viewer. Previously we always displayed the full resolution image but scaled down with CSS to fit the page. For performance reasons we now ...
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Keyboard accessibility: if menu can be operated with keyboard should it still retain tabbing functionality?

I’m trying to create an accessible menu that can be operated with the arrows, as described here: https://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria-practices-1.1/examples/menubar/menubar-1/menubar-1.html In the example ...
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Items with long title in Android

In an Android application, I have a "Grid Layout" with fixed size cells for describing Three-line items: download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups Number of columns and ...
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WCAG 2.0 color contrast - How strict do you need to follow?

I have some buttons with a purple background and I am trying to set the text color so it is in compliance of the WCAG 2.0 color contrast rules. My issue is that I just don't understand how based on ...
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Modal close button style

I am looking at a redesign proposal for a close button on a modal window for a responsive web/mobile application. I have my own thoughts on this but would like the UI/UX community to weigh-in. ...
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Checkboxes and Radios styled as buttons - need differentiation between them?

I am using Bootstrap's button groups to present checkboxes and radio buttons in the form of a button group. You can see an example of this functionality here: https://ng-bootstrap.github.io/#/...
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Responsive feature comparison layout / grid

I have a list of applications (~120 items). Each application on the list has the same features (logo, name, OS name, price range, short product info), so basically this is a table with 120 rows and ...
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Best way to organize search form interface?

I have tab in my application where users can search Accounts. Account table has two different type of accounts, User and Staff type. User type is one that have username, password, etc. Staff only ...
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How to implement availability display?

I have a requirement to display the availability of various assets on a timeline. My initial thoughts were to utilise a gantt chart but then I realised that this would quickly result in a huge mess ...
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Usable (mobile) user interface for adding quizzes and selecting a correct answer

I am creating an administration panel for an application and one of the needs is to manage quizzes in one page without any pop-ups. The application should be usable both on mobile and desktop. I had ...
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Problem with a Product Specification/Data Point that is User Generated (Range may vary)

This might be a bit hard to explain but hope you can understand me. I have this current problem. Let's say I have website that is for a database of sports drinks/water with product information about ...
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Menu sidebar height on small screen resolutions

I'm currently having a challenge on a SaaS I'm helping designing, regarding small screen sizes. That SaaS has a menu sidebar on the left as its main navigation, with 2 levels of navigation. The ...
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I need a small icon/character which means “Copy and Paste” [on hold]

With respect to this Meta question on SE.3D Printing, Do we have Standardised Comments?, I have a list of standardised comments. Each standardised comment is shown in two formats: As block quotes for ...
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My client wants a “show all” option for search results. What to do?

I've recently released a major update to a clients site. The site has basically been re-written from the ground up to be much more efficient, and hopefully much more functional. The old site, however,...
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Do you ever feel like you're the only one who can't contribute to a brain-storming meeting or workshop? [on hold]

During brainstorming meetings and workshops, everyone seems to follow what's going on but me. I cover it up by saying things such as "I'm just absorbing everything", but really I'm lost and walk away ...
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How how you recommend to design the interface to type a list of IPs and ports?

I'm developing a page where the user can ask for firewall rules to be open. The user should be abe to enter the IPs, IPs ranges, ports and port ranges that s/he wants to be opened. s/he should be able ...
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How would you call a navigation option that contains chats, call history and booked calls?

I am designing an app that allows users to connect with experts from any field via chat or video calls. On the navigation bar there will be an option that contains the chats between user and experts, ...
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1answer
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How to include 2 different types of user behavior on a dashboard / home?

So I'm currently facing a problem where a logged-in user should be able to do 2 (completely) different actions on 1 page (view): Browse products Respond to "product-requests" (searches from other ...
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Is it possible to create a tree table with infinite scroll? [on hold]

Is it possible to create a tree table with infinite scroll? like if I have 100s of rows and each row has 100s of children, and I need all of them to be lazy loaded.
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Why is the button to open a microwave door always hard to push?

Every microwave I've encountered always has the same feature - an unusually resistant "open microwave door" button. Why is the button to open a microwave door always more resistant than buttons on ...
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If the hamburger menu is bad UX why do Google still use it [on hold]

A lot of Google's applications make use of the hamburger menu, including the FABs without descriptive text for the icons. Why do they still keep at it since most UX researches/analytics have proved ...
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images loading on scroll experience

Traditionally I have created sites where the images all download at once, but you often see sites where the images only download once they are scrolled to and in view in the screen. I presumed this ...
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What is the best form of wildcard indication in UI?

Can anyone help me figure out what is the best way to represent that wildcards are allowed in a field? Also, is there a best practice to represent 'enter exact match' as well? Thanks in advance.
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Are zoom in/out buttons necessary anymore?

Zoom buttons still exist in almost all desktop applications as well as applications on the web (SAAS). It seems like these buttons would be gone by now (with pinch and mouse scroll wheel) but they are ...
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How to improve discoverability of unclicked tab?

This is a two-part question. I'm a designer at a health tech company that helps post-op patients track their rehab progress, and we're currently redesigning the site's timeline, which displays the key ...
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46 views

Designing with html vs a vector application? [on hold]

I have some ui I'd like to design. I'd like to get to the professionalism of art that is found on sites like dribbble.com. I eventually just need an image for the design I make. I'm just wondering if ...
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1answer
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Tabs VS Menu hierarchy . Material design VS informational architecture

There are two levels of menu. Tabs and usual sub menu. The problem is when tabs are under home/manage/analytics menu - it doesn't make sense because hierarchy is actually backwards. Because ...
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1answer
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Long un-descriptive list [on hold]

At the bottom of one of my web pages I have a long list of downloadable files. 001256.pdf 001256.csv 005896.pdf 005896.csv ... It's a long list that requires a lot of scrolling. Besides a pdf/csv ...
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Display the values of a boolean criterion and which one it takes

In the app the user is profiled according criteria. Let's say a criterion has 2 values : Aerial or Ground. What would be the best way to display the value of this criterion ? The value of this ...
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1answer
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The UX of keyword searches

I'm not interested in the UI of search boxes and results, but the behaviour of a keyword search. Features like stemming, synonyms, disambiguation, typo correction etc. What makes a great experience ...
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Sign-up and Log-in for two different sets of users

TL;DR / PROBLEM SUMMARY Business users should only sign up and login with the email/password option using their work email address. They cannot login with social login options. Personal users can ...
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1answer
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Does my dropdown design fit with the rest of the design? [on hold]

Hi I need some professional visual design advice here. Pls see the following prototype and take note of the visual design of the dropdown elements + the filter button. https://www.figma.com/proto/...
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Trigram or arrow in navigation menu for e-commerce?

Any case studies/best practices that can help me decide which to use? Need to convince the client, but also choose the best for users. The plan is to have 1-2 expandable categories sitting far left ...
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1answer
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Portfolio versus Archive

I'm redesigning a website for a client with a fairly large archive of metal work (staircases, railings, furniture) containing over 1,000 items. They want to be able to access the archive to help ...
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1answer
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Reasons for seemingly inefficient design of Evernote login process

Evernote's login form works like this: When you go to their website, there is no login form. There only is a form for registering. If you enter your login credentials into that form, it won't log you ...
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Where does the name “Setup Wizard” come from? [on hold]

A wizard is this step-by-step assistant for installations, but also WinZip archival. Where does the name wizard originate from?
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Generate a list with a input form [on hold]

How can I generate a list with a input form? I was thinking of a component with a input form and a button to add the input in a list. But I don't known if there are a better solution...
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1answer
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How to snag customers if what your company does is too hard to explain [on hold]

Some businesses can easily explain themselves: "Buy cars at low prices!" "The front-end framework for Rickrolling!" "Our JUULs are too cool for the pool!" On the other hand, my website's service is ...
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How to implement busy spinner with button

What should happen when a user clicks on a button that triggers an action that takes a short amount of time to complete, showing a busy spinner to indicate processing? [click]↖ => [click] ↖⚙ - ...
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“Contact us” form submission best practice

As a user, when I submit a "Contact us" form with [valid] info, should the page response show in the form (clear the form and show some "We have received your message" type of success message, either ...
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Are There Any Recent Studies Comparing The Legibility Or Readabiltiy Of Fonts On Screen

Are there any recent studies that have tried to objectively compare the legibility of typefaces on screen using modern screens (including hi-dpi screens)? Note: I'm not interested in opinion on what ...
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(ui / mobile) Designing communication tool without “instant messaging” feel

I am working on the app within medical industry. The purpose of the app is to connect patients and Healthcare Professionals and allow for the communication, downloading special packages with extra ...
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1answer
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Should website users be able to delete their content?

As the title suggests, my question is: Should website users be able to delete their content? What are the pros and cons of giving the users the option to delete their own comments and content (for ...
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4answers
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User Journey Across Multiple Sites

I’ve been presented with a unique scenario where a customer of mine wants to link a user journey across several websites that they own. Each website has a unique brand and style guide which are in ...
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Display Modal over another Modal, it's really a sin?

I'm currently working in a web app for technology transfer offices and I've been avoiding at all costs to display a Modal window over another one that's already open. To give more context, there is ...
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What is the best way to present a document map with ranges?

I have a very long document that many lines can be logically grouped into ranges. For example, maybe something like this: cow #1 cow #2 cow #3 ... dog #1 dog #2 ... table #1 ... chair #1 ... etc. ...
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What is the best option to replace Right Fly out [closed]

I'm having Web Application which looks like below image. For Edit we are using Right Fly out. What is the best option I have to replace Right Fly out for displaying 20 input fields at a time? Modal ...
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How can I signify the ability to edit something in a table?

In the below image I have a table where new IDs can be added by clicking the "Add ID" button and then each ID has entries that can be added to it. It seems confusing to new users but I can't think of ...
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Can a spin box and slider co-exist in the same form?

In my interface, i have two options next to each other. In the first option, the user can set a number between 0 and 300, but only in intervals of 30 (so 0, 30, 60, 90 etc.) In the second option, the ...

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