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Questions tagged [human-interface-guideline]

Human Interface Guidelines (or short: HIG) refer to a written documentation that line out common elements for a user interface. These guidelines help develop a consistent interface and user experience across a team.

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Dealing With Multiple Items on page from a form - Design Principles

I am creating a form I have read lot of practice but haven't come to a conclusion can some one shed some light on this topic. I have a form and on this form I can add multiple items. For E.g Form ...
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For an unknown number, what text should I put to make it clear that data is missing?

I have a number that takes in the user inputed start time of a task, and the user inputed end time of a task, and uses that to calculate how long a task took. Say, a user schedules a task, but doesn'...
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Expand / collapse details

I want to ask you for suggestions about expanding and collapsing some details from a document. I have a link for the prototype, just press show details/ hide details. Do you have any better idea for ...
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Position of changed user in ordered grid

Here is a problem I'm facing now: User selects a row in the table. Let's say Abraham Lincoln. The table is sorted by Name (alphabetical order). Now we open a dialog (SPA application) and change the ...
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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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Should the label for a switch component be tappable on iOS?

We are developing an app for both Android and iOS and try to use similar patterns between the two platforms. For Android we have decided that tapping the label that belongs to a Switch component ...
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Is there a recommended size for embedded maps or videos?

Basically what the title says. I know that anyone can do what they want, and I also know that the embedded content can be integrated in a responsive way, thus maintaining its original proportion. ...
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Use top-looking arrow when navigate between screens [closed]

When I was designing something in Adobe XD I thought about an icon which will display in search bar to go backwards in app. My activity uses slide up to open another activity with search bar. Let me ...
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Which ergonomic criteria would justify the behavior of redirecting the user to a 404 redirect page?

Assuming UX experts are familiar with the Bastien & Scarpin Ergonomics Criteria, How would you classify the behavior of user clicking in a link and being redirect to a 404 page? I'm struggling to ...
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User interface design comparison test

I need to elicit quantifiable responses to two designs. One is the live design, the other is a prototype, so I cannot evaluate directly via usability or ease of use. It has to be via Q and A. Anyone ...
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Design dilemma: how to show maximal amount of controls in a clean way

We are trying to improve and modernize the design of our desktop, dialog-based application: If I look at the examples of modern user interfaces they all look pretty, but contain just a fraction of ...
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How to effectively link isolated apps of the same product?

Our product has many categories of features (e.g. Create/Manage sports activities, Book a play field, Book a Coach, Entertainment related events etc). However, we plan to divide these features into ...
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Mobile view layout ordering

I'm confused about one of my eCommerce project product details page ! I couldn't understand am I keep right sidebar on top in mobile ? Now its after logo. Moreover I want to keep social media and ...
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Expandability in Mobile app Burger menus

Is it correct to use expandable items (Nested Menus) in burger menus in mobile apps? Something like this
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What is the proper name for “catastrophe style” blocks of content?

We're building a layout for a big newspaper with lots of customizable content blocks for different needs. One of the requests is what they call "Catastrophe Block": a special block that will show up ...
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Specs on Apple human interface design like http://material.io/ [closed]

I am coming from Android development to iOS development. Our design was dictated by the awesome detail provided at http://material.io/ - it gives us down to the pixel how many pixels to right/left ...
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Is it acceptable to place an action button on a tab bar?

Consider a two tabbed view, in this case tasks and participants, whereby in the task view you are able to view cards of the tasks. Within these Task cards you are able to edit the content and assign ...
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What is the best way to display Item-Details like data

I've seen this type of dialog-subdialog design a lot and I still find it very easy to use and program. For example, we have a list of items in a ListView and double-clicking an item opens a dialog ...
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How can I validate website color scheme?

A friend of mine asked me to validate the color scheme of his revamped website. The color was chosen by (non-technical) top management and it doesn't follow a modern color scheme. Is there any way ...
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Should position of some component be same when you switch/toggle between views?

I have a doubt whether some component for ex: search bar should remain at the same position when you switch/toggle between views or it can vary as view changes? For reference I have added 2 images: ...
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how to make a design in an image in such a way that the captions should not get wrapped? [closed]

In the image below, how can i make the right side structure fit into the 40% of the aligned area such that the captions above the dropdown and delete icon should not get wrapped?
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Is it proper UX practice to mix tab menus in an application that use icons+text with just text tab items?

Each screen has different menu items. The reason being that I decided to use text+icons for one of the screens is cuz the text would be too long if I used the same styling as another screen with only ...
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How to display results from bulk actions on a filtered list, where the action renders the item(s) outside of the filter scope

I am trying to implement bulk action updates on a filtered list of items. The filters include groups, categories, assignees, reviewers, and unassigned. Filters are AND logical. Bulk actions update ...
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Display disabled (but still actionable trigger) product attribute button

I faced following issue: Imagine an e-commerce site. On our PDP (product detailed page) user is able to make some key attribute selection, it will identify product price. Let's speak on example. ...
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Would it be confusing for users to use chips in a table that have two different behaviours in two separate columns?

I'm creating a table where users review and refine relevant keywords and tags for a list of profiles. There are separate columns for keywords and another for tags. For each word, I want to use chips (...
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Which is better for a web-based CMS UI taking Miller's / Hick's Laws (cognitive load) into account?

I am working on a content management system. As the app is growing, more and more content types are being requested (Think of content types as "Widgets"). I would imagine future state may have 10-15 ...
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Apple UI Guidelines, tabs bars and toolbars

I want to publish my app to the Apple App Store. I created the app in PhoneGap. It's a learn a new language app, with different sections. In the Android version, I have tab bars at the top. These tab ...
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How to handle too much element in a card (for a online food delivery site)

I am designing a food delivery site. and when its about to the design of card design . its have too much element(information), I was about to omit some things, but my boss is not ready to omit the ...
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How long should a loading spinner take to do one rotation?

Whilst I'd always prefer an estimated time, I get that's not always possible, so we fall back to the tried and personally hated, loading spinner. I've always thought that having it do one iteration ...
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Two Click actions on mobile screen

I was working on a mobile project and I faced a problem. How do i show if there are two different action on a single object in mobile. In this screen all options have a sub-options in it in a new ...
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What is this called and best practices of UI/UX? [duplicate]

What are best practices for settings (UI) like this? I am looking to find out more about good practices, good UI/UX for this component for removing, adding items to different profiles (profile 1 has ...
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Accessibility Tools on StackExchange sites

I am taking an HCI class this semester at school and one thing that is glaringly obvious is how the design of current online platforms is wanting in certain areas such as accessibility. Why do a ...
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File dialog formats list - should 'all files (*.*)' be listed first or last?

When creating the list of format filters for a open/save file picker dialog, should the option to show all files (e.g. 'All files (.)') be listed before or after specific format choices (such as 'Text ...
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Options on List Element Android vs. iOS

I am designing a mobile app. One of the screens contains a list. There are options for each list element such as view details, edit, delete, ... For Android there is the more options icon (three ...
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How should a global tooltips behavior be defined?

I defined a global tooltips behavior for the developers to use in all cases they will face as a guideline. I did a research about this issue but I didn't find anything really relevant. Finally, I ...
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Visual hierarchy of typography in UI in practice

There are so many resources about this in theory, but I can't find any detailed guides or resources on how to apply the principles in an existing complex UI. The most obvious ones would be ...
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Should the color of the link be changed when you click it? [closed]

Here is a question that needs to be solved. Everyone must be familiar with the #link. It can help us skip to another page. Now, UI designers and UX designers hold different views. For the aesthetics ...
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Importance of UX in B2C Vs B2B

I'm currently analyzing the impact of UX in B2B and B2C sites. I have identified the focal points of UX in B2C sites whereas I'm not so certain whether those same concepts are directly applicable for ...
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iOS user friendly, mobile menu

I am creating a hybrid app (JQuery mobile / Phonegap). It needs to be published on the Apple app store. I would like it to be user friendly. It should also meet Apple's guidelines. About the app. ...
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What is this called in GUI? A “panel” that contains tabs

I have a feeling this answer will depend on everyone's opinions and which design spec they follow. However, maybe it will give me a broader perspective. I have a "panel" (as best as I can describe). ...
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Defined used for the icon: three vertical dots

Is there a defined use(s) for the icon I have seen various uses for it, but I would like to know if there is a standard purpose for it - or if it can be used as a shortcut for any function needed ...
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why do iOS apps have splash screens if it contradicts guidelines?

iOS Human Interface Guidelines say: Design a launch screen that’s nearly identical to the first screen of your app. If you include elements that look different when the app finishes launching, ...
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Date Picker ( Month and Year ) - Which will give a better User Experience (Suggest)?

I am currently working on a mobile app and in one screen user requires to enter month and year. I would like to know which one will be better in terms of ux.
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Placement of segmented bar

I have a case where in one view I have two switching options: "Group by" and "View as". To increase visibility, instead of a dropdown I used two segmented bars, one placed on the left and the other on ...
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How to design UI where you may enter only one of different values that represent the same quantity?

I have a form where user can enter a quantity of Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), which is a number in the range of 30000-40000, OR a quantity called Specific Gravity a number order of 1.00 - 1.50. ...
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Best interface for when you have to restart a system

I am adding to my app a way so that customers can restart their system. Now, the question I've got is: What's the best way to design or even create an interface for a restart? If I think of ...
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Pie Chart VS Doughnut Chart: When to use each? [closed]

What is the UX rationale behind picking a doughnut chart vs a pie chart or viceversa? I'm asking because I'm intrigued as to why a designer would prefer to represent data with a pie instead of a ...
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Updating progress bar when identifying extra work

I have a slim, single progress bar in my simple search engine. The 100% of the progress bar is all the sources in which the search engine can search in. Sometimes, more sources can be discovered ...
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What to name to the “body” of a software application

I'm currently participating on the design of a software application (not to be run on a browser) and after talking with the team that is handling the documentation about the software, a question ...
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Changing the way how users interact with interface

I'm currently analyzing how I can improve the experience of a tablet application to control our robots. One of the actions is to select a program node from a node list and add them to a program tree ...