Questions tagged [interaction-design]

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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Avoiding Repetitive Actions

I'm developing a UI for a product that will have "Install/Configure" option and "Documentation" on the search of the cards. However, the UI looks ugly because of the repetitive buttons. Is there any ...
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How to display “Select all” in multi select auto complete pattern?

Existing Design: Scenarios: In the default state, we don't show the entire list to the user. Once user starts typing, we show the predictive matches We don't use a checkbox pattern for the ...
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Element that becomes sticky while scrolling on a Figma prototype

I was wondering if it's possible to have a fixed positioned element become sticky to the viewport when you scroll past it on a Figma prototype. I tried searching for it but I can't seem to find it. ...
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Best UX for Tree Input

I have made a UI for creating recursive groups that can be made up of many items or other groups. I have a UI that looks like the following: It is not more likely one way or the other that the tree ...
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How should I work in order to land a good internship or a good job in the big companies? [closed]

I want tips from experts and people working in this field already. I wish to continue my career in UI/UX and would like to know what steps to take in order to land an internship or even a job in a ...
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Novel design patterns used to attract user attention but not a call-to-action

On the seek.com job website there is an interesting little character on the top of the navigation: When you hover over this character, there is a small interaction/animation Which basically extends ...
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How to show multiple chips in an input field?

I have an input field where the user can select multiple items. Currently, I am using chips to capture user input. Design: Problem How to show N no of chips e.g 10 number of chips in this example? ...
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Are we thinking too much about how a user will interpret a photograph? [closed]

Here's something interesting that a friend mentioned while taking a look at a few websites I had mentioned. It's commonplace nowadays (with accessibility as rife as ever) to place a darkened overlay ...
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How to show better hierarchy for inter dependent fields in a table?

[Might be an existing question, couldn't find a better match] User scenario I have a list view that shows column headers ( fetched from a separate table ) User has the following ability to do. Can ...
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Developing good UX for handling configurations of multiple objects

I am developing a dashboarding system that lets users drag and drop charts of interest. Some of our users may want to have 4-7 charts on a given page. For each chart, there are certain parameters that ...
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How to enhance mapping experience using table column?

Context I have been trying to design a page for an application that performs data migration tasks. Problem statement I have a page where all source DB tables and corresponding columns get matched ...
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Recommendations about the size of an scrollable area in a mobile screen? (like a map)

There is always one time when we need to insert a map in a webpage or app while there is a vertical scrolling in the whole content. For example, imagine a web that has a map as the first element of ...
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How to design interactions for guiding users to install an application during sign up process

Application objective We have a mobile application where a sales employee will be able to login to see his sales stats for the month. The data available to the employee is restricted to only his own ...
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What are the best ways to redirect user from page 01 to page 02 and then redirecting them to screen 01?

I am working on a feature where I have some constraints. To perform an operation on screen 01 I can't use a modal and have to redirect users to screen 02 for performing operations (As it involves ...
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How to signify spatial direction instruction

Software visually instruct the user on a handheld device to move a device in the front plane directions. Iconic signifiers like arrows are my primary option. I conceptualize moving object that user ...
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Design Principles for Applying Configurations to Multiple Destinations

Do solid design principles exist for a scenario where one would have a dashboard for applying configurations to multiple different locations? As an example - let's say you have a dashboard to ...
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GUI Settings Menu

So happy to find this forum! First post here, hope I understand the intent: I am trying to design a settings menu for HVAC control and I just really can't figure out the best way to portray the ...
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Name for flexible view-based layout like in Photoshop, Eclipse, Blender?

Is there an established name for the visualization and interaction based on movable views as in Photoshop, Eclipse, Blender, etc.? I refer to: a screen with some global controls onto which a set ...
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Ideas for how to show autocomplete suggestions and validation messages in a clean way

I'm currently working on an assignment for a company that I'm applying to. I need to have a text input with a submit button that shows suggestions as the user types but it also needs to shows ...
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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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Is there a name for a layout containing a list and detailed view of currently selected list item?

Like in an attached screenshot - on the left there is a list of all orders and on the right detailed view of a invoice of a selected order. Is there a name for such a layout / UX workflow?
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Overdue tasks in a filtered task list

I am designing a screen where users can see their tasks that are due in a selected period of time. They might have tasks assigned in future as well and the UI lets them focus on a specific time period....
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Where is the best place to put notifications?

Our app currently has a Notification Center that can be accessed through an icon on the upper-right hand corner of the page. I'm in the process of designing a Dashboard, which it and of itself will ...
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Application of color to indicate interactivity in a table with a mix of sortable and unsortable columns

I'm working on an application and utilizing a blue color to indicate interaction. Links are indicated with the blue color and an underline, the buttons have a blue background, tooltip icons have a ...
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How can we inform the columns of a table can be made wider?

After using Query SO couldn't stop but to notice how hard it is to understand we can change the width of columns. How can we inform the user that the columns can be made wider?
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Favorites or Recents? Which should be more prior?

In an airlines app, when you're choosing Departure(From) and Arrival(To) destinations, ports are shown under different categories such as: Nearby (Only when choosing Departure[From]) Favorites ...
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What is a button supposed to look like?

Buttons used to be easily identifiable. Not anymore. Some buttons today are not immediately identifiable as buttons. And with some it's unclear whether they are enabled or not. But the old buttons ...
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Should I extend view/navigation controls of an entire interface at different locations?

We have a Dashboard, that summarizes the earnings of an App, by month. The entire view rendering is based on the current selected month, but some sections of its body contains an overview through the ...
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Is it wrong to cover a form with the “Saving…” notification?

Some forms could take a while to save (internet speed, slow data validation...) and there is the need to show that the system is saving the data while locking the form from further edits. Is there a ...
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Is it OK to let the user use colored tags to associate data sets or keywords

I am debating with my boss regarding tags should be coloured or not. I feel that colouring tags will just work as fun for the user. A user won't remember what colour he has assigned to a particular ...
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How to show a “Yes” for a negative occurrence and “No” for a positive occurrence

I am working on an internal admin dashboard for a finance company and the PEP (Politically Exposed Person) section of a business is actually a negative thing because those are the people we do not ...
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Horizontal slides editor - How improve its navigation?

I'm building an editor to create a structure of a page based on a full-screen vertical and horizontal slider. A site is composed for vertical sections. Each of those can have 0 or a limited number ...
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Google pay part of user flow to add add card to wallet

I'm working on a mobile app feature that lets the user add their e credit card to google pay and apple wallet. I was already able to find someone with apple pay to understand the flow. I'm wondering ...
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What is the technical term or name for pop-up menu for seeing profile?

May I ask if somebody knows what is the name of the pop-up menu when the user clicks on the profile? There are many interface techniques and I would like to improve the interface for the existing ...
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Better way to get user progress?

Basically, Users do "tasks" which the website gives them, they perform them outside the computer on pen & paper. Once they're done or didn't succeed they can move to the next "task". I want to ...
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How to show selected items in a paginated table?

A user selects 3 three items on page 1, then the first four on the second page, how do we show this? How is my previous selection tracked? Selecting all items is another challenge when you have a ...
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app, device, or user interface for communicating with hard of hearing person?

Problem: A person who has gradually lost his or her hearing over the years is unable to have a conversation with another person when the environment is too loud: e.g., many conversations are going on, ...
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Should cycling through a list stop/pause at the end of the list?

Cycling through a list of items is a common user interface design pattern. For example: Browser address bar: hold Up or Down to scroll through the list of websites. On-screen keyboard: hold Left or ...
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What to display if user does not enable location services?

This is a continuation of a previous question. I'm developing an app whose only purpose is to display the closest Joe's Florida Tacos locations to my current location in Florida. It will have the ...
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Will requiring “Enable Location” negatively affect user perception?

I'm not a mobile phone poweruser, so please bear with me. Let's say I'm developing an app whose sole purpose is to display the closest FloridaBestTacos restaurants to my current location of Florida. ...
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Click here if you are not redirected automatically

After the users have filled up a form, they hit submit. There are a lot of things happening behind the scene the users won't see, so we hang them in a page that says: Click here if you are not ...
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Placement of entities, global to the app

I am working on a web app with the current website header as shown below From the left, Product Selection: the app helps the user store data about multiple products. The user can switch between ...
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How best to display multiple data points in a single row in a list view?

Hey! I'm designing a list that needs to accommodate multiple data points in a single row under a single category, and I'm wondering if there are any UI patterns that are best suited for this need. I'...
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Best way to handle email verification in sign up [duplicate]

The way sign up works in my app is you enter your username, password, and email. How should I present to the user that a verification link was sent? And how would I dismiss them back to the login ...
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How to speak to a client about Carousel or sliders in website banners and their usability

Currently, I am working on a university website redesign project. The complication is that they used a lot of image carousels or sliders on their existing website. For example, in the banner, 10 ...
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How do I present 'negative' sounding information without discouraging the user?

Background I'm currently working on a project that essentially will become a website that guides the user to the optimal recruitment strategy for their specific hiring needs. Before displaying the ...
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Reordering a list on mobile web that is larger than the screen height

In my app users can add items to lists and reorder the index of the listitems by whichever criteria they like. The users of this app are not tech savvy, and I would like to avoid any technical input ...
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Pattern for adding information to a request that was submitted?

I have a relatively complex problem I'm trying to solve. Requestors can submit requests which come in to an approver to approve. I'm designing a flow for the approver. They need to be able to see ...
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Number of data points on stock price chart

We're creating a graph where customers can see development of security price over time. We're going to use a line chart with which the user can interact by tap/hold gesture to see different data ...
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Is it bad UX for a form to be presented in different formats (either in a modal or separate page), depending on context?

I'm designing an internal tool in which a user, at certain points, will need to fill out a fairly detailed form in order to add a piece of content to our user-facing platform. However, the challenge ...

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