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How to best display number of hours

What would be a better solution when displaying the number of hours required for some task? For example: 1 hours and 30 minutes, in a short way. 1,5h - as 1 and half hour 1,3h - as 1 hour and 30 ...
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Ways to show a div has more content

I'm basically a back end devlopper but I need to create a page displaying data in diiferent tables. Some of the data rows may contain very large content but I chosed to make all rows the same height. ...
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how frequently should numbers refresh on an exercise machine?

I'm building an application that runs on a tablet connected to an exercise machine (a rowing machine)> The tablet is running a video of the instructor, and overlaying the video is the performance of ...
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Displaying categories in tables

I am designing a table for my company's dashboard. I need to show type of the data shown in the table. So far there is 6 type categories: Job ads, E-mail campaign, Display ads, Event, Referral and ...
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Do I display the old (bigger) price along with the new (lower) price in the cart?

I display the old price (crossed out) and then the new price in the product page, but I am wondering if I should do the same in the cart and in the summary on the checkout page or just show the final ...
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Fade right side of the text of a material design like input

I'm trying to improve my UI so the user understands that there is more text than what he sees on the screen. I had a couple of ideas: Fade right side of the input Place 3 dots if the text is longer ...
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How to Show result of different methods with one goal

In a part of a winform application, there are different methods to achieve one goal, where users can select one or multiple ones. Suppose this part of the application is responsible for search ...
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Display filtered results

I have a page that will display profiles in a filterable list. When the user comes to the page it is initially showing all the profiles. The user then has the ability to trim down this list via two ...
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Best practices to display data in a group that have too different length gaps

I'm working on the Wireframes for a Client Detail screen. The client info section is devided into 3 small sections on top. The problem is the length of 3 fields marked in my screenshot can't fit in ...
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How to display a “friendly” deadline without weekends?

I have an issue where by we have a dashboard which displays deadlines. We just encountered a bit of a conundrum, with how to handle weekends. You have event A, which has a deadline to be actioned in ...
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Best way to create a link between two different types of users?

Background: We have two different users: Customers and Service Providers. Now Customers can have Service Providers and naturally, Service Providers will have Customers. Now the Admin has the ...
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Error reporting: showing the difference between two calculations

I have two tables of calculations that are generated in slightly different ways. Ideally, the numbers should be the same. But in the case that they are not, I am providing the users with an error ...
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Why is display of conditional blinking data rarely implemented in modern applications?

About 23 years ago, I deployed a character based pawnshop management application for MS-DOS 6.22 and Altos Xenix-V platforms. All my forms use high contrast with a black background. In the pawn ...
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Displaying data in wide 2 column table

So I got myself into a corner and feeling quite stuck with this one, wondering what would other UXDs do. I have a wide table (960px) and only two columns. What's the best way to display it? Thanks
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What are use cases for displaying fractions?

Someone was saying that fractions are still used in business (somewhere in the world) but I don't know for what. Does anyone actually display numeric values with fractions in a business context? For ...
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How could I deferential to a user that some region of a web page is for data entry and another for informative purposes?

I have a web page that has to distinct regions on it. There is the top region that is for a user to enter data (and re-enter data periododically) and a separate region of the page that shows all data ...
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Displaying duplicate files

I've written a small desktop app that searches for duplicate files (by content) in one folder or more and lets the user open each file or delete it using a context menu. The problem I face now is how ...
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How to efficiently manage big size tables?

Introduction In an administration web application, I have to show some big tables having many columns. It doesn't have to work on anything but desktop (or maybe tablet) with a screen of at least ...
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How to represent unconfirmed state?

I work for an application which have limited output for readability purpose. It has a web ui symbol and text for ok and another for not ok, but here is the thing : sometimes a not ok is due to ...
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Better Approach to Dashboards on TV

Im currently redesigning some dashboards for a team.The Goal for this redesign is to be able to see which servers are down just from looking at the dashboards. The team would be viewing these on ...
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Best way to display two way relationships between users

Background We are working on a web application where users can connect with eachother and, as part of that, choose how they are related to each other. As an example, I can connect to Joe Bloggs as ...
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Should I display UI asap and populate it later or show a preloader until I get my data?

I am working on a data-rich webapp using Meteor. I was previously considering that everything I can load should be loaded asap, and every part of my page depending on data should have its loader while ...
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Displaying a complex set of criteria

I have a series of criteria required to get a permission. These criteria can be met by taking a class (this is for a hackerspace website I'm making). Some criteria have multiple classes, where any ...
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What is the most readable way to display a U.S. phone number?

What is the best format for a full 10-digit U.S. phone number in terms of readability, accessibility, and overall ease-of-use? A few examples: (800) 555-1234 (800)555-1234 (no space after the area ...
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Recommended Way of Displaying Long Usernames?

So the issue is trying to display usernames in these grey modules. I see the option to scale, truncate, display first/last few chars, or word wrap (which may look bad). The usernames don't have any ...
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What is the best way to display additional details associated with a dropdown selection?

I'm looking for some suggestions on how to inform and display additional data based on what has been selected from a dropdown. Overview: I'm working on a complex back-office application that allows ...
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Displaying the absence of a value (alternative to n/a)

An example: rental rates displayed to users in a standard, fixed format. Some rates exist for a time period. Some do not. There could be many rows of data in this format on the page. My opinion is ...
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Effective arrangement of pie chart slices

I am working on a report which currently uses a pie chart to display data, and frequently come across cases where there are a number of very thin slices next to each other. Is anyone aware of ...