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Capturing Alternate Point of Contact Information

Does anyone know of some good articles or documentation I can read for identifying the best practices to follow when designing the information architecture (forms) for allowing users to provide ...
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UX for non-traditional working time [duplicate]

This is my first post so please don't be critical with me if I do something wrong. So what is my case - Everyone knows the standard method to visualize the working hours of business: But what is if ...
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Track work in progress visually

In my project we have so many transactions created every day, we wanted to create a workflow diagram which shows visually what is current state and what is my next state and how many levels need to go....
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What are good ways to present an info table that has info spanning 2 vertically-adjacent cells in a middle column, & that has no other merged cells?

Explanation of question The following table illustrates the issue: HTML source for table: <table> <thead><th>Column 1</th><th>Column 2</th><th>Column 3<...
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Should I show the rating breakdown for a product review

I'm putting together a design for a course review card, but I'm unsure whether I should include a breakdown of the overall rating. When submitting a review, a user has to rate three categories, for ...
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What visual cues can convey the sense of direction?

In a series of tests, participants were exposed to visualizations that show how items are transferred to various recipients. The purpose of the image is to answer the following questions: what item ...
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Displaying object states with minimal UI changes (for large numbers of objects)

I've been tasked with a design challenge, which apparently seemed so simple for me, but I've almost come to a dead end. There are states for an object that need to be represented visually on a page. ...
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How to better represent a process flow in a dashboard?

My goal is to build a dashboard to position the users about several processes (orders) running on a shop floor. The processes has several steps, named for illustration as STEP1, STEP2, STEP3, STEPN. ...
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How to show user timetable's items width do not necessarily match with time

I am currently designing a timetable for a web app which will show appointments as they are scheduled. Problem is, as I think that in order to make the user understand the scheduled appointment ...
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Button changing its text & action. Good or terrible?

After the user Registers for an event (he goes to cart and pays, etc.) the next time he visits the page, the event for which he registered now shows a less emphasized Unregister button, which does the ...
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How to show progress bar and value in a compact space?

I need to develop a kind of information dashboard, with a sizable number of widgets like this, to show progress on a bunch of things: I need to show the percentage value and the percentage complete, ...
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Are unclickable tags/chips a good practice?

Title says it all basically. I have to show a trip that contains Title, description and a bunch of random additional info (the tags). The issue lays in those tags they should not be clickable and ...
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Icons alignment issue

I'm trying to find out another way to show the big icon (dumbbell) or re-arrange the rows, because the first icon from the third row (the clock) looks a bit strange when it's next to that big dumbbell ...
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What are the common techniques in dealing with too much data that's still necessary

I'm working at a company where the operations team uses a dashboard to manage/monitor logistical operations. Not to make this problem specific to operations or logistics, I want to ask it in generic ...
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Best practices for using check mark or X to fill out an attendance sheet

Part of my duties at my job are to take meeting minutes, which are then uploaded and shared within the Organization and throughout the State. The previous tech writer made a hard-to-read table, where ...
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The Terms of Service lie, how do we fix it?

This issue we all face it, some abuse it and some can't find a way to fix it. The terms of service contain so much formal text in order to be recognized legally, we are aware that the user does not ...
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What is the optimum way to represent (group) options per row

I'm working on a case where a customer wants to choose how much points to distribute for each question of a survey. The points depend on the location of the survey. Depending on the location where ...
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What is the utility of creating a full-depth Visual Sitemap?

I’m a programmer that is new to UX and have a potential web project that has probably ~5k pages. What type of information could I take away and benefit from this tedious exercise?
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Team availability - Interaction challenge

I have an interesting interaction problem to solve. I'm working on an app which has a functionality called team availability. The challenge is that the user needs to see the teams availability for the ...
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Multi-column form design [duplicate]

I'd like your feedback on a situation I'm facing with my stakeholders with regards to a particular web form design. I'm new to my role as a UX Designer and hope to learn from experienced folks here. ...
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What should you consider when prioritizing information and features across screens on a product?

Based on solutions and ideas from "Can you make it more prominent?" stakeholder phenomenon I decided to list out and prioritize each of the features on each screen in the product. Turned ...
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Why does LinkedIn switch to an unspecific number after 500+ connections?

LinkedIn displays the number of connections a user has very prominently on their profile, in the top card on the page. However, once a user has over 500 connections, it switches from a specific ...
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Best way to distinguish extremes in a bubble without value label

I'm displaying some data related to categories using a series of overlapping bubbles. Bubble sizes correspond to category data value so one can compare categories between each other based on bubble ...
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Help deciding which calendar design is more informative [closed]

I have a logging application, where users check-in when they arrive, and the manager gets a full report at the end of the month. I am in the midst of designing a monthly view for the manager, and ...
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“Can you make it more prominent?” stakeholder phenomenon

I'm designing many features for a product, where many of these features are shared across the real estate of a screen. It's common for each stakeholder or product manager to feel that their feature is ...
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When should a web application be avoided in favour of a website?

I'm working with an organization who wants to make a site that visualizes accessible government data as graphs. Currently they have an early version created in the form of a web app. Right now I have ...
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Visual element getting too much attention in heat map

I have a landing page about a service, and after some weeks of testing with beta users I found in my heat map that there is an element in the bottom of the page that have an huge bunch of clicks. ...
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Is it good practice to have a disabled checkbox which is always selected, to give information during application entry?

I'm involved in a software development project for which an application entry page is required. I received a model for implementation of that page which includes checkboxes which are always disabled ...
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How to visually indicate statuses in a matrix of information?

I'm designing a web app to help users track the status of several products over a 6 month period. We need to show a product's status for each month. A product has 1 of 5 statuses for each month. I'...
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Same screen to edit and display

I'm building an infirmary application in which after you log in and select a patient, you are shown their info on one side with a new visit form on the other side . I want to be able to view ...
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If a product is meant for use by a specific skillset, what depth of knowlege should a designer have in that skillset?

For example, if someone is designing an interface for a product used by doctors for a specific task, the designer will have far less medical knowledge than the doctors using the product. How much will ...
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Keep long form, or separate into multiple steps?

We are developing a price comparison website and are struggling with the attached form. The registration process is: Eshop owner clicks on "Add eshop". Registration page 1 shows, with the basic info ...
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Which is a more intuitive open hours and days schedule board?

Which of these 2 layouts is best to inform the user on these 3 points: Open today Open days Closed days
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UX/UI Translation in many lanuages

I'm currently working on the back-office of an application, used mainly on desktop. Final users are not necessarily "tech friendly", the interface has to remain simple and clear. I try to design an ...
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How would you have avoided the Miss Universe 2015 mistake?

In case you missed it, over a week ago Steve Harvey incorrectly announced Miss Colombia as winner of the Miss Universe 2015 pageant. He later apologized and corrected himself; Miss Philippines won. ...
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How do you close a website for business?

I'm making a company's web site. How do I tell people that the site is closed outside of business hours? I have visited a lot of sites but I don't think any of them really close so I'm not sure how ...
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Best way to show to a user a list of quotes sent by another users

I have a website (not native mobile app) where users can send their quotes about an specific service. Lets say user X send a request for find someone that can fix his TV, so... tens of other users ...
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Display time to crack password in 2 different scenarios

I'm making an alternative to Roboform's How Secure is my Password with Dropbox's zxcvbn. A cool feature of zxcvbn is that it not only returns the amount of time required for cracking the password ...
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How to display Form/Survey results

I made an attempt to display form results in a readable and user friendly format. I think there are certainly better ways to do this but right now have no idea how to proceed. The form results are ...
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Navigating and Examining Chart Data

I need to create 2 types of charts: Represents change over time Represents difference at a specific time For chart 1 I have a simple basic line chart which seems to work pretty well, but I'm having ...
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Spacing between two tiles for good readability?

Are there any studies that having some space between two tiles would improve readability in an app experience? I've included two wireframes that give an idea of what I mean, which is better spacing ...
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Android - How to show information about an LED on a tight screen

We are developing a screen that is a Heads Up Display for a piece of hardware that has different LED configurations depending on device type. We mimic the physical layout of the LEDs. The user can tap ...
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Methods to inform the user that something has changed in the background

We are working on an application that involves analyzing images. The end-user will be looking at those images and might notice something strange... something that he needs to report about. This user ...
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Ways to Show Relative Rank?

I am comparing 3 columns of data with multiple rows. For each row I want to show the highest, lowest and middle number. The middle number is not the mean. I've considered "1st, 2nd, 3rd" but I don't ...
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How can I clean up the information design of these piano notes?

hopefully i can attach a screenshot here... I am buried under the complexity of displaying piano notes. (hmm, thanks editor guy for including the screenshot in the message. but it's not quite hires ...
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Is too many options to accomplish the same task good or bad for user interface?

For example, In order to design a event log, I provide users multiple ways to sort out the log entries they want to find out: search box, tagging system, category tabs. The ultimate goal for users is ...
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Information design on a non interactive display

I'm designing a display which will present current news updates as either a local or regional news post. The monitors displaying the news will be located in shared areas in a variety of hospitals and ...