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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How to add multiple entities to send a communication message?

I'm designing an input component for selecting multiple entities (E.g. User and User groups) to send a communication message from administration page. From my perspective UI-1 might create a visual ...
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Multiple screens vs single screen

I am designing an online assessment tool where candidates need to be authenticated before they start taking the assessment. The flow is like: Start assessment -> proctoring guidelines, system check,...
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What is a good multipress timeout value for pressing a hardware button?

I am looking for a value to specify as a maximum time between presses for it to count as a multi-press when pressing an hardware button on e.g. a mobile phone. An example would be to execute an action ...
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Combining single- and multi- select drop-down in one form. How to dismiss the drop-down?

How to dismiss the drop-down in single-select and multi-select cases? For single-select, the obvious option is to dismiss the drop-down on selection. For multi-select, drop-down should stay open on ...
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Most appropriate icon for “Abort” button [closed]

I'm designing a button which when clicked aborts a certain process. I need an Icon on the button with the text "Abort". The icon will be place on the left and text will be placed right to ...
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Best use cases for “status light” and “labels”

I am trying to figure out if I should add status lights to my design system or if I could use the labels I already have instead. They are both defined in Adobe Spectrum but I don't quite understand in ...
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How might iOS prevent unintentional email deletion?

This isn't a problem I'm solving, it's more of a theoretical UX question. Twice this week, I've checked my email on iOS and accidentally deleted important conversations (which I've had to hunt for and ...
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How to take multiple addresses and validate

I am working on an application where addresses will be validated before submission. Steps are: take address validate if address is correct, proceed if address is incorrect, user will be prompted with ...
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Is it wrong to have a “loading” spinner wheel in bottom right corner?

I had reported a bug, where the user was able to click a delete action multiple times, i.e. Deleting something multiple times which would result in an error. I disabled the button upon action, and put ...
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Is it okay to navigate out from a wizard flow to direct user to a certain page to accomplish their task?

I’m currently designing a flow where users are to link an bank. The scenario is the user wants to add another account from a bank, but while on the wizard, he sees that the bank has already been link. ...
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What is the best way to handle external event registration within a web application?

My organization's platform has two types of events that can be created by admin users: internal and external. If the event is internal, the registration is completed within our web application and we ...
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How to communicate that an image is clickable without explicitly telling that it's clickable?

Say I have an image that is meant to contemplate, not to attract click. However, if someone is interested in it, they can click on it to explore more. I feel that having an explicit text saying it's ...
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Two buttons for actions of equal significance on same (mobile) screen

Consider a simple app for making wish lists and sharing the list with a friend (or shopping assistant). On the main screen, the user is shown the list of items they have added to their wishlist. There ...
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Admin gesture for full screen TV app

I am making an app for use on a TV and it will show some content in full screen. That means there will be no "admin" button or "gear" icon to use to get to an admin area where the ...
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Can I use semi-structured interviews for collecting insights for a prototype?

I have a low-fidelity prototype and I would like to use semi-structured interviews to ask users questions while having a walkthrough of the prototype. Do you think it's a good idea to choose semi-...
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Best practice for Styling links when used in tables and headings

Should links in data tables be styled like regular text links or only have some indication on hover? For example Shopify tables have default black text color and only change to blue on hover: I dont ...
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No one is clicking my slide box popup - Can it be improved?

Earlier I asked when it the right time to prompt the visitor to opt in for web push notifications (they work on both PC and Android devices). I was just loading the default prompt and every day maybe ...
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How do I let users know the field can be edited without putting it in text?

I am designing something like a wallet where users can withdraw from it. I'd like to give users the option to withdraw any amount, however, I do not know how to let my users know in a really obvious ...
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Does designing an automatic interaction based on user intent a good thing?

We have this flow in our interface where user can unlink their accounts that are connected to the application. We have a button to unlink their bank, but we also have an option where user can manually ...
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How would you visualize authorization deviation with 90+ rules?

Users can preselect an authorization set (1). And, later on, modify the set. As a user, I want to see how the original authorization set differs from the one I changed. So I can see which ...
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Repeat password field necessary in a signup page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why should we ask the password twice during registration? When designing a new and simplified signup page I got into an argument with a colleague about the necessity of the "...
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Nice DB GUI for Lots of (ideally rich formatted) Text

I am designing a workflow processing system. I have many (hundreds) of workflows that in many cases are variants of each other and have related characteristics. In the beginning development stages I ...
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Full screen cookie banner on mobile, is it a bad or good approach?

I am developing a cookie banner for a company. The designer presented all the mockups, but I am not convinced whether it should be full-screen on mobile. The advantage is that the user might be seeing ...
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Design and developer interaction [closed]

Q1. What's the best way to handover the prototype to the developers? Q2. What's the right stage to interact with developers? During requirements stage along with PM, or during Ideation stage or when ...
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How should I indicate that the user correctly chose the incorrect option?

I have a language-learning app that shows the user a sentence with an extraneous word added that doesn't make sense in the context, and they have to choose which word doesn't belong: When they tap a ...
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Mobile doodling with finger, and being able to scroll?

I am building a doodling app and I would like the user to be able to scroll the page and doodling with their finger. I presume I must use buttons for the user to be able to switch between doodling and ...
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Set an optional field to a fixed value

I've got a edit form in which the user can change a number of properties from an item. In certain conditions, there is an optional time field which the user can set. But it cannot be set to an actual ...
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What's the name of the header shrinking animation in Samsung's One UI

I'm curious about the name of this behavior, I remember reading it in a design blog a few months ago but completely forgot about it, algo OnePlus implemented something similar in OxygenOS 11 and ...
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Handle logout failure

I was wondering what is the best way to handle logout failure in website. Like, I have a case where the server returned error when trying to verify user session. And in turn, this should force logout ...
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Semicheck or Indeterminate Checkbox Behaviour

We are implementing a semicheckbox in a filter group, but, We don't know which is the standard behaviour after clicking the mother filter. Should we uncheck or check the children? Thanks!
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search inside a dropdown or dropdown with a search for new set of option that user has to pick

what would be the better approach for an interaction which involves search inside a dropdown, where the items of the dropdown maybe new to the user and we need to show them upfront so the user can ...
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Multi-select box vs Dual list box

I'm currently working on a story where users can make a custom report. The list has around 40 items. At this moment, I'm working on a multi-select box where users can select all items at once or ...
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What sort of progress indicator would you use for this task?

I have checked online as well as on the forum here that touches on my specific scenario and have not had any luck. Context: User downloads a third party app from our platform but they are missing ...
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Do interactive prototypes have to have every single possible screen?

When prototyping an app do you have to prototype every single screen and screen state in the app so it seems like a coded product? Or is it just certain key flows? Wouldn't the prototype run into ...
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Tradeoffs in buy-in/uptake, retention, usability and engagement when splitting an app in two (or more)

I'm designing an app that, due to its nature, has 3-4 absolutely distinct but interacting role-types. However, importantly, a single person can be tagged with any combination of these roles. One ...
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Nested sidebar behavior

I have a nested sidebar that goes 3 levels deep. I would like the interaction to slide left/right: So in this example, if you click on "Jobs" in (1), (2) would then slide in. My question is,...
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Best UX online courses and certificates for a software developer [closed]

What are some of the good online courses that I can take, to expand my knowledge with UX/UI design? I know this is a broad subject, but suggestions on a good course to get me started would be great.
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Design with many filters

I'm designing a system where the user should be able to display data on a chart based on different filters and measures. They can filter by a country or multiple ones, by product/s and variant/s. They ...
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What are the alternative solutions for easy One Handed navigation?

The super-sized smartphones of this era make the user stretch their thumbs to reach touch targets on the top. The one-handed mode does not really solve one-handed reachability as it shrinks the screen ...
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Assignment of one category for each object, What's the best practice to achieve?

I'm designing a new product where the user can import their current apps to the system. In the system, there are 4 categories that represent the stages for product development: test, dev, QA, ...
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How do I express these instructions to a user in the most user-friendly way?

Here I have a screen which is intended for the user to search for and outline their yard with a set of tools in the toolbar (The pen and scissor tool is toggled when tapped). I need to explain the ...
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UX Best Practice: When to remove item from filtered list?

I have a list of items to be displayed to the user. The user is able to select an item and configure its properties. The user can also filter the list based on some of those properties. If the user ...
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What do I do when nobody answers my e-mails anymore, and nobody answers my questions online? [closed]

I have sent many e-mails to companies and asked numerous questions on here, which just go unanswered. No reply whatsoever. They are not rude, unreasonable, or in any way mal-intentioned. I've noticed ...
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How do you define functional continuity/unity regarding UX?

Lately, the issue of functional continuity keeps coming up at work. I'm interested in how other UX/UI designers think of continuity when they design. The way I've seen it, the user needs to ...
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Is there a specific name for not getting back to the same content?

So we're working on a new social media app, and when discussing with the team the analysis and insights for different social media sites, we came to this one you can see on several sites,most ...
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Why is UX design important for online multi-tenant B2B SaaS application?

I work as medior backend developer in a small company (~ 30 people), where we build an online multi-tenant B2B SaaS application for energy management. I would describe our app as having many cool ...
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Which of these Tags are better

I'm designing a flow that includes adding a special tag to a flight listing component for mobile. This special tag doesn't appear on all flights of the listing and there will be a mix of flights with ...
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How to design the following part without any user confusion?

I've a wireframe that looks like following. I've removed the non-essential parts for the sake of brevity. As per the above image, table has two columns Start and End date and other 3-4 columns. Since ...
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How to engage user if some API is taking time on website or app

What are the methods using which we can engage the user on website or mobile app page where some backend API take more time to provide the output.
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Is it easier for the user to have all the options at a glance?

I am working on an internal webapp where we ask users about very different issues. Users have the option of not answering, but now we want to know if they really don't answer because they don't ...

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