Questions tagged [comparison]

Comparison is necessary when a user needs to compare and contrast two or more different options before making a choice. Often this is complicated by the options having many characteristics that could be compared.

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How to quantitatively compare two interfaces?

I am in the process of building a tool to make some tasks easier than an existing application allows. Right now I am surveying users and receiving feedback but I want hard numbers. The only ...
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Flight comparison websites 'delaying' search results?

Is it true that price comparison websites, particularly flight comparison websites 'delay' the search results of price information so users feel that the search is comprehensive? Otherwise what is ...
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How many objects/things can the average person compare at once?

I recall reading that the average person can only effectively compare 7 things at once. Has anyone heard of this and can reference any studies/research done on object comparison? To give you some ...
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One button for two actions

I have a comparison site. On the landing page there are two text boxes which are used for products to be compared, and a button to trigger "compare". If a visitor fills these two boxes, products are ...