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The opportunity or right to choose between different things

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Is there evidence that suggests users accept/reject pre-fab choices?

Suppose in a scheduling app, I want an adjustable view for what is occurring in the next x days. There are some things that make intuitive sense (e.g. what's happening today, this week, this month). ...
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Multiple choice answers - how to show correct and incorrect answer

I have a multiple choice quiz, where the user is given feedback, I need to show - their choice and if they were correct or not. In this example the question was 'What is the capital of Germany'. I ...
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How to organize a big list with many choices

We have a situation where a user can select between multiple predefined dates or choose custom dates for reporting purposes. I'm struggling to brainstorm a flow of how to layout it on a way it ...
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How best to visualize an either/or choice between different types of actions

So I have a modal window with some tabs. On one of the tabs there is a single input field for an identification number. Now we are adding some new functionality which will let the user snap a photo of ...
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Patterns for designing a “chooser” site

I've been tasked with building a "chooser" website which helps users find a service (or maybe more than one) that helps them solve a problem, in a domain they're unfamiiar with. Problem The basic ...
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Alternative to Radio buttons

Context: I'm currently designing (Mobile app) an action where the user has to select a status for an element in the system. On the main page they have 2 options "Accept" or "Delay" (shown below). 90%...
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How to display choices from multiple options on mobile

Here's my scenario: Customer books a hotel room for 4 guests for a week. He/she can then add meals to their booking of which there are 4 mutually exclusive options (Let's say Full English Breakfast,...
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What is the optimal way to display a multiple choice list?

I'm looking for suggestions for displaying multiple choice lists. My first (and naive) solution. Obviously, 90° vertical text is unnecessarily hard to read and takes up a lot of vertical screen real ...
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I've got lots of buttons (choices) in my modal, and all are needed. How do I reorganize it better?

I'm making an interface that is part of a garment return merchandise system (customer didn't like the product and sends it back). Part of this interface allows customers to choose one or more reasons ...
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Allow to Filter or Recommend?

Consider a large question-bank site. The questions are tagged with course and topics and have meta-ratings like difficulty, frequency in exams etc. A user can open the question and do it, and the site ...
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Which styling should the field have, once a value has been chosen?

I'm working on the input style for a dropdown field, and I have two options for once a value has been selected. The default field state is shown at the top, which has the same border color as the ...
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Making large sets (250+) of choices more manageable

The app I'm designing allows people to describe organizations and individuals by selecting items from a list of predefined characteristics. A characteristic belongs to exactly one category. ...
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Multiple groups or one group per category

I am building a social networking site that will allow users to add themselves in group. Now, I am in dilemma to allow users to create groups or not. Single group concept - StackExchange, Quora etc. ...
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How can I display a question with compound answers?

I've got to display to the user options to set a value into one of four states: A1 A2 B1 B2 Is it better to have a radio button enumerated as above or two sub questions: A or B? 1 or 2? and then ...
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How should I demonstrate a choice between two options in step-by-step instructions?

I'm writing a step-by-step employee guide for logging into a course management program. I need to demonstrate that one of the steps will differ depending on where the employee is logging in from. To ...
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Using a ghost button for login

My question is straightforward: Is it considered a bad idea to use a ghost button for an action such as login? As far as I have read about it, the ghost button is meant for secondary actions. The fact ...
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User choose between % or $

I'm working on an e-commerce application and have come across this scenario multiple times. The user needs to enter an amount, which can be in dollars (any currency) or percent. The crux of the ...
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5-6 choices: Radio button or drop down?

I'm redesigning a PMS (Property Management System) and this is a screen from the set up of a hotel. Now there are radio buttons in all of the categories/tabs. I know that there is a 'rule' that if the ...
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Differentiating between mass & individual status updates (mobile app)?

We are doing an app on delivering parcels to different areas and the status would get updated as the parcels reach certain points. As per the image below, all items (6 lines) are in the same group. In ...
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Select from drop down list or enter a new one - Designing

I am developing a website that allows users to create line-ups for sport matches. I want to help users to save a line-up for a particular team for the next match too by saving them to the user's ...
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How can I improve a city switcher UI?

I am making a website for an Internet Service Provider which provides services in several cities. I'm stuck with the city selection functionality. I have made a concept, but not sure if this will ...
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Sex or gender on web and system apps?

I'm a little bit hesitant to use the word Sex in the design of my website, my other choice is to use Gender but based on this discussion it states that grammar-wise I need to use Sex for it refers ...
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Mobile: Hiding other options

The registration page would only ask for simple things: name, e-mail address, password, and phone number, and "user type". For the user type, say the choices are: Buyer Seller Middleman Visitor By ...
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Button positioning for Negative, Neutral and Positive actions

I'm in the process of putting together a style guide for a web application, in particular, a section about buttons (it's visual weight, position and labelling). I'm almost there, I've done a lot of ...
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How to indicate that one of a group of fields is required

I have a form where there are multiple fields. Some fields are required, and I have an asterisk next to them in red color. There are some fields where one of them is required. For those fields, I have ...
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Corporate website split in two websites

For the context : I work on the website of a big financial company. The company sells products in both the banking and insurance segments and is seen by it's customers as one entity. Although the ...
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Alternative to excessive number of tabs and multi-line tab rows

I was asked to implement a layout into our current design. The original design contained 5 tabs/radio buttons that would specify what type of form to display. What the "tabs" do is basically change ...
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UX to choose month/day/time for reservation form

I am constructing a reservation/booking form for my site. I am struggling with how to present the fields to the user that makes the most sense. In order for the user to reserve a session they need ...
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Whats the best pattern to use by letting user choose between two (2) options after enabling a specific feature?

I am creating this design pattern where user can enable or disable "Users Term and Condition", and by choosing in enabling it, user has to choose either using a URL hosted or a version created by the ...
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How to display a choice between two ComboBox?

I search an intuitive way to display a choice between two options with a specific ComboBox for each option. The target is to display a roadmap by a specific axis of analysis ('Department' or '...
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Is it necessary to differentiate “adding to cart” and “configuring then adding to cart”?

I'm designing a UI for an app that allows users to order food from a restaurant. The restaurant offers two types of menu items: Simple items that can be simply added to the cart. Complex items like ...
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The myth of 7±2 options: more recent research?

So, I am well aware that it's not true that in menu's etc. one should show only 7±2 options, because the original research by Miller was about working memory. However this does not necessarily mean ...
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ECommerce - Suggested Products

I'm working on a quoting system for a catering company. It's really just going to be a 3 course menu, where the items in each course will be suggested based on the event type selected. For each ...
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iOS: best way to list items in variate amount?

For example, I have a form, where I should input date, country and my gender. date(many) - is very-very big list, so, apple make picker for it. Good one. country(several) - everybody know about ...
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Choosing between image or video input

I have to do a back-office for an application where the user can add carousels. In the carousel there are both images and videos (from YouTube or Vimeo) slides. The fields are added dynamically via ...
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Choosing between two versions of a website

A website I'm working on will have slightly different content for residential vs commercial users. So the user needs to choose which version of the website they want to view. The best way of doing ...
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Should I use Collapsible Panels on Landing Page or something else?

I am looking to build a landing page for new users from advertising. On my site, there are several ways to get what you want -- all of them equal weight from my perspective -- but with different ways ...
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Gauge user preference given four options

I am looking to design an effective yet slick user control that will allow a user to provide their input to a question where they can pick how much they like the provided answers as options. The user ...
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Require Android UI patterns for making a choice between Camera and Gallery

In my app, I am looking to give the user a choice between two equal actions; choosing to take a picture with a camera, or selecting an image from the gallery. I am looking for a suitable UI ...
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What options to give for multiple choice subjective feedback?

I'm working on a very brief feedback survey as part of our product. To encourage use and simplify the received data I was thinking of restricting it to: Do you like [product name]? Any comments? How ...
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What is the optimal snooze time for a task (mobile software)?

I'm developing a mobile application like the stock Reminders.app offered by Apple, and I'm deploying a "snooze" functionality for overdue tasks. I'm not sure what the optimal snooze time is or how to ...
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Does a list of checkboxes necessarily mean multiple choices?

I'm currently reviewing the usability of an e-commerce website. When the user searches a product, filter options are provided to refine his search. The following list of checkboxes is available: ...
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Odd or even number of products per row on a product listing page?

I heard from a reputable source that on e-commerce websites, users find it easier to choose a product when there is an odd number of items in row, as compared to an even number. In their experience, ...
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Can you recommend a kick-ass user interface for a multiple-choice quiz? [closed]

I am working on a quiz app, and want to give it a kick-ass UI. I have this so far: That is, if you choose the wrong answer, it is highlighted with red, and the correct answer is always highlighted ...
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Infinite scroll vs Pagination in E-commerce websites

Infinite scroll has been around for a while now, however I have not seen infinite scroll being implemented on any successful or well known e-commerce sites. Does anyone know of any e-commerce sites ...
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List of values vs radio button group vs drop-down list

In the thread on GUI Design - ComboBoxes Versus Lists or RadioButtons and Dropdown vs radio button, I've read about comboboxes vs. radio button groups. In our legacy application, we also use lookup ...
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How many “related content” options to offer users?

One of the projects I'm working on at the moment involves offering users related content once they've consumed whatever content is on the page. It's a bit like the Amazon-esque "users who liked this ...
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Sorting options in list with choices

If you have several options behind a button with list, how would you sort the options? The button is shown at the bottom of a form, so the list will collapse above it. Let's say that the options can ...
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How many reports options to present to the user of an iPhone app?

I have created a Mood tracking app for iPhone, and the user can keep track of the user's moods and (optionally) take pictures to associate with moods. I've used a similar app for a few months and ...
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Is it good to limit the user to a set number of selectable font / background colors?

I asked a question here to make a recommendation on an upgrade on color palette selection. We have a dashboard that has many boxes displaying text. You can change the color of the boxes and the text ...