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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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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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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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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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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Register, Login, Search- best order? [closed]

I have three elements to integrate into a webapplication: Register button Login button Search form (and button?) What is the best order for those elements (ath the top right corner)? Possibilities: ...
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Is there a name for circles that show progress through form?

Interfaces that guide users through several steps with one per screen per step often have little circles at the bottom of the page, with each circle representing a step/screen in the sequence. The ...
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Should CTA be placed on all cards

I am working on a mobile app and i have designed cards. So user screen will have lot of cards and should i add Know more CTA on all cards. Will it not be annoying. Card action is - click on card to ...
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Suggestions for how to consolidate multiple admin areas into one?

I have been given the task of consolidation multiple admin sections of an app into one. Each admin area is a large page which contains form elements. To achieve this I am considering the following ...
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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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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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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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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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Have clickable elements been a default cursor?

We often get a confusion whether to use hand cursor or default cursors for buttons and other clickable elements. If you consider iCloud and Onedrive both are having their native and web Interfaces, In ...
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How do I persuade my team that less is more?

I'm designing the front end of a tool, and my team seems to want to use all of the built-in ui features. However, this will result in a lot of redundant and inelegant functionality, from my ...
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Allow Multiple Instances of a Page

On my UI, I want to have any option/icon so that user can show that this page can be copied or not e.g: The sample that I have decided so far is that when user hovers over the page, "allow multiple ...
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How detailed can/should I go with the Android OS in terms of design? [closed]

I am working on designing my very first Android app for tablets and I wanted to know what all should I know before even opening PS or other programs to design? The current app that I'm redesigning ...
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Designing a table view cell in iOS for providing two possible ways to enter data

I have a table view in an iOS app that is a form for requesting user data. One of the fields (a cell in the table view) is intended for requesting a serial number the user could enter either by typing ...
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Prevent users from entering honorifics (Mr. / Mrs. / Ms.) in the First Name field

We have a high-throughput User Info intake form that get thousands of submissions everyday. The form, among other fields, has fields for First Name and Last Name. The form text is translated to the ...
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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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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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Apply UX principles to console output

I'm dealing with a product whose installation process is a long fight through terminal/console output. The output is a uniform waterfall of white font on black background, everything looks pretty much ...
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What is the difference between user's perspective vs perception?

In concept of usability ,What is the difference between user's perspective vs perception?
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Displaying PC's Not Online to the User Via Website

I am nearly done building a web site that allows a user to pick a set of files that he/she wants from a list of computers.Right now I'm displaying a modal popup window with checkboxes representing ...
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There is some research done about cognitive workload vs 3D movements?

I wasn't sure how to formulate the title for this question, but in general terms my idea, what I think it's an axiom, there are movements in a 3D space that are more expensive to perceive and process ...
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Card results or list results for mobile web app

I want to know which approach to show results is the better one. The web-app shows roughly 10-20 results, and I want to know if it is better when the user sees these results in a normal list-view (...
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Setting of Cancel, Back and Next Buttons in Apple UI

I'm working on UI that follows Apple's UI Guidelines. Currently I'm developing a setup wizard UI but I'm confused about arrangement of "Cancel", "Next" and "Back" buttons. My current implementation is:...
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Is there a Material 'Chips' UI component in the IOS HIG?

If so, is there a resource somewhere I can grab it or some documentation on it? Basically just want to have a list of tags that a user can delete. If the HIG has something i'd prefer to use that.
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Avoid toggle switch on any page with save button?

I'm currently working on a tool which more or less requires a submit/save button on every page. This is due to avoid any immediate effect on the end user who consumes the content. Sometimes, it feels ...
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Which facebook design should you use for facebook login?

Recently facebook changed its products design and changed to a new logo. According to their brand resource center you should use their new logo and color. But their facebook for developers still uses ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Paging Control vs UITabBar on iOS

This is the starting page of my App. Trips, Chats and Settings at the bottom are in UITabBar If user clicks on a trip/group, (s)he is leaded to the following Group Home. (This page is 'pushed' on '...
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Best design to show a post isn't free?

I've a Q&A (question and answer) website like SE. In my website, some of questions have a cost to see their answers, I mean they aren't free. Now I'm trying to make a different in the UI between ...
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When to switch from best UX practices/guidelines to user testing?

The Nielsen Norman Group has UX Guidelines for how to present visited links. I was adhering to the guidelines by making visited links appear faded, but the client reasoned that the users of this ...
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Progressive Disclosure: Accordions, Carousels, and Cards

I'm working on an internal business tool. It needs to be information dense, and our users are internal employees who undergo training, so if it comes down to it, we value efficiency over ...
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Where is the best place to put a feedback button on mobile site? [closed]

We're placing a feedback button on our mobile site (currently it's in beta). The button should be easily noticeable, easily accessible, and yet not be too distracting or cover up too much of the ...
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iOS main menu having the same screens as a fake navigation bar

I've built this app for a client GP of NOLA. Where as you can see we have a main menu (first thing you see when opening the app) and when you enter any category you can move between the categories ...
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Does styling the scrollbar affect UX? [duplicate]

What's the standard on styling scrollbars? Do you only apply it on panels within your application and leave the window scroll bars to a default? Does messing with scrollbar styles affect user ...
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What are real examples of content-driven navigation?

Reading Apple HIG Guideline I came across an explanation of the content-driven navigation. It says that games, books, and other immersive apps use this navigation type. But what other immersive apps? ...
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Need help with restaurant menu customization ui and ux

for the app that I'm working on, a restaurant owner/manager has the option to customize their menu. The flow is that: The system suggests a list of items that can be served by a restaurant. This ...
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Creating a “6 finger” guitar - reference request on how to create a UI for a guitar that supports more than 5 degrees of freedom

There have been a lot of developments in guitar to stretch the capabilities of the instrument from amps, pedals, multi-string approaches, fretless microtonal varieties, etc... Fundamentally it seems ...
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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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Up and Down vs Left and Right scrolling/panning for image/publications/catalogues and why?

Up and Down vs Left and Right scrolling/panning for image/publications/catalogues and why? Currently, I'm working on an ios app, but would like to know when would it be a better idea to use left to ...
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Current Web Applications with bad user interfaces

I am looking for some web applications with bad user interfaces. I need to find an application that can be redesigned using some standard user interface principles.
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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 actions on a single object in mobile? In this screen all options have sub-options that appear on a ...
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Use of uppercase in navigation.

Is it preferable to use uppercase in navigation on an online application for bankers and traders?
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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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