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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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what transition to have between two screens when there is where minor change in content?

I have a series of files that the user can look into. User can open any file and view the file and user can navigate using arrows to view the next file and problem I am facing is where there is very ...
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Are there guidelines on the timing and frequency of notifications?

I'm noticing an increase in the number of app notifications that seek a more continuous engagement threshold. Then, I get notifications about almost anything, at least once per hour. The extreme ...
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Why CRMs have two views - one for companies and one for contacts?

Why these the structure is separated? Why not one search only that when you click on a user it goes to profile page and when you click on the company you go to the company page? or one company ...
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Is “UI Event logs” a thing?

working on a "Google/AWS Cloud management console" style web-app where I need to "make UI better". I recently noticed a pattern in zocdoc app where if you click the arrow on date selector 5 times, ...
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Why is it often not possible to un-sort a table?

When data is presented in tables, it is often crucial to be able to sort the table rows by one column. Usually this is achieved by making the header of the columns clickable, and showing pointers like ...
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Pulsing to grab attention

I want to know what you guys think about a pulsing animation to grab attention to know about the advantages to login. The idea is having a circle pulsing and when the user makes hover it shows a ...
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How to make license assigment easy to use when technology and resources are limited?

I am building a portal for company users or single license users to manage their account for a 3D CAD application. Due to low resources and lack of information on the project, the architecture was ...
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Which is more important self consistency or apparent ease of use?

Which is more important: Self consistency. In other words that the system works the same way for similar actions. This allows users to reason about the system. Or simplifying of each part so that ...
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Studies on item selection behaviour? [on hold]

I was wondering if there have been studies on the best practices for the behaviour of a card on selection. I'm in a disagreement with my frontend colleagues that on selection, a card should disappear ...
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Difference between button and switch

Today I had an argument with somebody about the difference between a button and a switch. The button toggles between two states (sound on/off) and changes the icon accordingly. The switch does more or ...
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Interaction Tme

I am creating a mobile app for a Shopping mall. I have animated the tab bar icons that change from line-art style to filled icon when selected. A standard UX law states that the interaction should be ...
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An icon to tell users that a button opens a modal or popup

When a link on a page directs to an external link, we use an external link icon Ref: Should we tell users that a link or button will open in a new tab or window & how to do so? Is there a ...
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Should users be shown a login page or the same page they were in after their session timer expires?

Currently I am designing a security product for which the session timer is 15 mins after you will be logged out. Should I a) Show the user a small modal which says they have been logged out b) Show ...
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User Confirmation

Let me give a example: in this case is redundant ask for the user the confirmation? Is better just put: I think the second way I can say to for the user 'you can return for your activities, we will ...
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Best practice for selecting a recurring event?

I need to allow users to set the frequency with which they would like for a certain task to occur (example- every X days/week/month/year). So far, what I've come up with is an input box and a drop ...
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Is displaying the message of a new version available a good practice?

Today a developer mentioned that we should display a message to the users saying "A new version of the XX app is available, please refresh de browser". Like what Inbox did once. Is displaying this ...
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Nested Vertical Scroll vs Accordion

I have this problem. I need to display all of the the following elements (cannot do contextual for lack of resources) as this is an administrative platform for employees only.: Each user license ...
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How to represent an initial unpopulated value?

What is considered a feasible representation of a value that has yet to be loaded? Would something such as the -- placeholder be sufficient or is there something else that is better suited / widely ...
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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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Weekly Report UI form: choice of multi select controls

I am working on a report feature that requires the ability to allow the user to set a frequency for reports to be sent. In this case I am working on the weekly frequency. Currently we are looking at ...
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Conceptual Model of Contactless Cards

Contactless card is a card for limited value transactions that one doesn't need to add a PIN on a POS, just tap on it, that's why they are also known as "tap-and-go" cards. (More info) On my research,...
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How to handle multiple objects on the same day in my timeline?

I am making an app where a series of posts are shown side by side chronologically. Then on the same page, there is a timeline at the bottom where each post is represented by a colored tick. You can ...
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Data table entry: creation vs editing - how to design workflows for least friction and effort

I am designing a new feature and workflow in our business application, which allows administrators to create export configurations, which can later be selected by users, to quickly export projects ...
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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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UX design guidelines for audio/sound feedback and interaction of UI

I came across a brief guideline that talked about how to do UX design for sound, and there were some very sensible advice that covered a number of points including: How to decide what type of sound ...
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range/single field switcher

Currently working on car listing app where users can browse cars contact sellers etc... One of the filters we have is the year, right now we're providing the user with 2 fields (Year From - Year To) ...
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Using switch to update the choice

I am working on a mobile app which has an update settings page. For one of the settings, values can be entered either using UI1 or UI2 (2 different ways) By default, UI1 is displayed, as it is ...
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What is this UI element called? A horizontal scrolling menu?

I'm talking about a horizontal scrolling menu with "left" and "right" arrows to scroll. I have been seeing this thing everywhere since I started working on a design that uses them. What are they ...
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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? [closed]

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? [closed]

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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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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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 ...