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Defines the structure and behavior of interactive systems. Interaction Designers strive to create meaningful relationships between people and the products and services that they use, from computers to mobile devices to appliances and beyond.

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Guidelines on the interaction and content design of visual displays inside elevators

I found the question What makes the elevator experience so awkward? rather interesting, but for practical purposes thought it was better to focus on one aspect of the experience that designers have ...
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What makes the elevator experience so awkward? [on hold]

Elevators are some of the most awkward antisocial experiences that we face almost everyday and no one seem to be doing anything about, while it could be revolutionized. The question is: What makes ...
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How do you describe “gimmicks” or “animation effects” in your Interaction Design? [on hold]

First of all, i hope this isn't a too general question, but it's something that i always have a bit of trouble with. How do you describe the effects (or rather gimmicks) in your interaction design. ...
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Affordance in Human-Human Interaction

"The word "affordance" was originally invented by the perceptual psychologist J. J. Gibson (1977, 1979) to refer to the actionable properties between the world and an actor (a person or animal)." ...
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Forms behavior with browser navigation

I have a case with a flow im designing that is very rare, but i need to solve it anyway. I describe you the scenario. In a credit card form, the user inserts all the textfields, when he clicks the ...
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Admin Interface: Business Classification

I'm working on an admin interface for managing hierarchical data (drill down). Now you have to link "item a" to multiple business classifications, there are around 1400 according to the Dutch Chamber ...
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Search focused application design - separate vs integrated [closed]

I am creating an application with 3 tabs: options (and settings) group statistics individual statistics Right now, you change the group by searching for it on the options tab. After you have done ...
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Users not clicking on quantity

I have a flow where the user has to select quantity first and then select address and then select payment method and place order. but when I went through data found that most of the users are the not ...
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Need examples of applications similar to TurboTax [closed]

I'm currently working through an application very similar to how TurboTax functions. I have a paper form that needs to be entered by users into my application (see example" https://www.cms.gov/...
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Should the 'Reset' or “Reset to default” button be made disabled before any updates are made

Should "Reset settings" or "Reset to default" be disabled if the user has not made any updates/changes to default settings?
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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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How to properly document UX bugs?

What is your advice on creating titles for User Experience and usability bugs? We are using a spreadsheet to report and track software bugs, including UX bugs. We have divided the bugs into the ...
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Ok to Require Contact Form Submission to View Page?

I have a product website going live soon. One of the pages is a list of case studies on previous customers. Is it good UX to have a "contact me" modal that is required to be submitted before a ...
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Search box with clickable keywords?

I'm working on a search box in which the user will be entering keywords that can be clicked/interacted with. For example, say, a user types in "Fender Guitar", the words "Fender" and "Guitar" will be ...
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Most user friendly way to present exclusive archetypes with nested configuration options

I'm currently implementing a UI for a configuration application. The typical user would be an employee changing the configuration parameters of some client software (like theme, available features to ...
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Most user friendly way to represent radio button with sub options

I'm working on a settings section where the user needs to pick a radio button (or a segmented control) and each option generates a set of multiple options that can be selected in any combination. Lets ...
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Better options for action buttons in 'Cancel' Pop up

My users have options to 'Cancel Order' that they have placed. When user clicks on 'Cancel Order', a confirmation pop up appears asking the user if he/she really wants to 'Cancel the Order' or 'Not ...
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Clickable behavior of the checkbox with a link

How should checkbox behave if it has a link inside text field? Is it a good UX if only underlined link links to another page when the rest of the text in the control and the box itself check the ...
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How they are able to interact with virtual world without having to wear or hold any VR device in Mixed Reality? [closed]

I watched this video about an Interactive Mixed Reality game show and I would like to try out mixed reality in Unreal. I noticed they don't use any VR headset or using any handheld device to interact ...
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Best practices for designing a terminal logging experience

The first 4 pictures below (#2 is also animated on the link) are examples of CLIs. The 5th picture is an image of the Heroku logs. The last picture is what you normally used to see in programs you ...
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How to allow batch editing “m to n” relationships (tags on elements)

I have the same "problem" as WordPress, as in I need to allow batch changes of tags. The relationship is m to n; each element can have multiple tags. Now my main problem is that the elements might ...
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What are components more important in a Login interface - System?

I made a system web for administration information and my customer solicit me a interface elegant and professional and like he is a people older and he doest not knows a lot about how to workings ...
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what are item main, that it should go in a menu of website of shopping?

I made a website simple this is a example for I add in the website official what are elements more important in un menu from a website of a shopping for that a visitor can buy easy? I added: !...
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Data layout for a contract

I have visualised a contract. And previously there were less data, so it was like this: It was pretty nice, but then we added some more data, and my boss said to regroup it logically (left and right),...
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Alternatives to Justinmind for mac [closed]

For a long time, I have been using Justinmind on my Windows laptop to define complex cases in prototypes using conditions and events. Is there any similar tool for Mac that supports handling of ...
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How to Deselect Radio Chips?

I have a number of statuses from which a user can select only one status. I tried this new control which is sort of an alternative to radio to buttons where user can select their desired status by ...
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Cart icon vs shopping icon

I've come across this interesting problem with an app I'm designing. On the mobile dashboard, the user will have a footer menu with a "shopping" menu option. Right now I have it set to use the same "...
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Best way to display offset position in direct manipulation design software?

I'm thinking on how to solve for an application that uses real-time positioning to project images. It uses a beacon (same as motion capture) that is hidden and sewed into a person clothes When the ...
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Alternative to “click cycle” without cumbersome UI?

The A/V receiver in my living room has a "click cycle" functionality. There's a button labeled "Mode." It changes the mode every time you press it. If you accidentally miss the desired option, you ...
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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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Requiring user to click 'Filter' button on Reports

My app is a SPA which currently loads reports as soon as they are visited, and each time a filter is updated. Because of performance issues on the backend, I need to change this so that the data only ...
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Should fields be hidden if another field could appear in between?

I'm making a form which will have various yes/no answers. In response to the user's action, the form might display more fields. Some fields will always be displayed. For example (completely made up ...
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Usage of sliders for non-commercial use

So I know that sliders are bad and there's a thing called banner blindness and read couple of studies saying that people don't interact with them at all. However I'm working on an "About Us" page ...
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“More” and “new” CTAs on table rows

I am creating tables in an application that shows the last 5 or so recently modified or created items. I want to be able to show that there are more rows (when there are more rows) but I also want to ...
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Best way to tell a user what a form is for?

I'm designing a form, and my client hasn't made a FAQ or any type of documentation. Nor do they want me to make one right now. So, how can I tell a user what the form they're filling out is for? The ...
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What are the texts that describe buttons when you hover over them called?

I'm referring to these things: Any help would be appreciated!
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How can I manage a module creation screen with multiple lists of templates selections

Specification: The aim of the design below is to create one module by using 3 set of templates. Each template is having list of templates which are coming from different database tables. Template set ...
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How best to visualize an either/or choice between different types of actions

So I have a modal window with some tabs. On one of the tabs there is a single input field for an identification number. Now we are adding some new functionality which will let the user snap a photo of ...
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What's the best way to inform users the results of their UI selections before they make the selection?

For example if a user is going through an online request form and must choose from a long list of industries, forms, job roles, types of jams, whatever but some of the items result in a different UX ...
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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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Autosuggestion in post creation

I'm designing one specific medical application and got stucked with autosuggestions. The idea is to write a post and include medical terms in it and do it without tag system. Should work like this: ...
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How to Format Displaying Users “MyBids”

I am working on an Auction site and I am trying to show the users the items that they currently have bids on when they click "My Bids". The format I currently have it is to separate in two columns the ...
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Allowing users to select all items except few

I have a list of country names (eg below) I want the user to be able to either select a few countries or, select all countries except a few. Now, this can be done using a select all button by ...
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Best Interface for an Auction Website MVC [closed]

I am designing an auction website using ASP.NET MVC. I am trying to get a home layout that is both appealing and functional for the users. Here is my basic site as I have it now: And here is what my ...
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More screens with less content or less screens with more content

Well my problem seems very common but i was not able to find any solution or research about it. The problem is i am working on an app that has lot of information to show and also has lot of actions ...
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How to make checkboxes more obvious

I have a few checkboxes on a page which are checked by default. The users do have a choice to uncheck them if they like. However, in our user research so far, the users seem to have missed the fact ...
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Mobile video selection for editing - with or without preview?

We are creating a mobile video editing app for iOS. When user opens the app he (obviously) needs to select the video he wants to edit. We couldn't agree on what experience will work better - with ...
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How can I prevent the users from feeling awkward or uncomfortable when talking to an unknown user with no available profile or references at all?

I'm analysing a web project where you can connect and talk to other users, but there's no information available about them but their usernames. This site is intended to help people to communicate with ...
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Is showing temporary result immediately better ux than showing a loading indicator until a result is available?

Use case: There is a toggle button a user can click on it. After the user clicked on it, it should show a result, success or failure. It takes some process time to calculate the result. Unless error ...
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Mobile - how to reconcile view title and action button title?

I have a view in a mobile app responsible for stitching photos into a video. I’m looking for advise on how to make the title of this screen match the text of a single action button on the same screen. ...