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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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Arabic, user friendly mobile menu - iOS

I am creating a hybrid app, this is a learn new languag app. I am using PhoneGap and JQuery mobile. The app will be in Arabic. It needs to follow the user interface guidelines for Arabic type apps. I ...
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Selecting new status vs. Triggering status change?

I'm designing the control panel of a booking app. Guests will be able to enter some reservations, that the host will have to confirm or reject. A reservation can be in one of these stages: Pending ...
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How to display big forms on mobile?

I'm currently building a single page web app for my company and ran into an issue. We want to display a result graph+text and an input form which updates the graph immediately. Currently, the web ...
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Responsive wizard page numbers scroll on mobile device with the page or not

I have a question wizard (Image thumbnails), I have designed my layout as below for desktop and mobile. I am not sure what should be the best place to include page numbers on mobile screen, as I done ...
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What could be possible ways to make users renew their plan on mobile app

We have an application where users have to subscribe to health plans for 3,6,or 12 months. Once the subscription is about to expire we need to send, remind and prompt users to renew their subscription....
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Long press action clue/indicator

On a desktop and touch devices, I'd like to know is there is a way to tell the user that some control could be clicked (one action) and long pressed (another action)? Real-world example: We have ...
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What research exists into user experience design factors for the design of ovens and cooktops?

TL;DR I am after UX research into the design of ovens and/or cooktops, or research that can be applied to their design. Any references would be most appreciated, especially if they cover the ...
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Left-handed vs. Right-handed User

How to manage some special interactions like swipe from left to right at bottom of screen or vice versa, as it would be easy for a right-handed person when compared to left-handed person? For example,...
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Most intuitive accordion action icon

There's a lot of buzz and fuzz about the icon usage for an accordion header (state changing button). After a short research, I came to the conclusion to use up and down arrows and I was wondering if ...
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Date Picker ( Month and Year ) - Which will give a better User Experience (Suggest)?

I am currently working on a mobile app and in one screen user requires to enter month and year. I would like to know which one will be better in terms of ux.
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Toggling Between Employee-only and Customer-appropriate views of an application

I'm working on an a desktop application that is utilized by employees and their customers. Currently, we have two views in the application, each with their own set of 4-6 items in their navigation. ...
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What is this bar indicating swipeability called?

What is the name for a bar indicating an element can be swiped? These bars (boxed in red in the image below) are meant to indicate to the user that the element can be dragged or swiped. These are not ...
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ATM Machine Design [closed]

I with my team are working on redesigning the UX/UI of ATM machines to make them easy to use for non-tech and illiterate people. We conducted a survey to figure out where the problem lies and we found ...
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Why does Twitter limit tweets to 140 characters? Why this number? What are pros and cons of this design?

I am developing an educational website in which students can share luthier learning tips with their classmates. It is important for me to make the posts as small as possible. However, I don't know how ...
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How to design a website with zero user data?

Whenever I think of this condition, I get confused. If my business is dependent user data, then how should I think of the design from scratch? What should I do to collect data from users or encourage ...
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How can we design an experience for a distributed system which is asynchronous and inconsistent?

Current behaviour: Most of the current systems are synchronous. This means you get a response immediately on sending a request. So the expectation is that the system will respond immediately and when ...
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List of item damage checkboxes with severity input

I have this web-app that is being used for intake and conditioning items. One of the pages currently has a list of 30+ damage type checkboxes that you check if the item has that damage. This is what ...
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Browser Support Information

I am working on a web portal design and it used by enterprise admins. I am not sure which device (Laptop/PC) or which browser they are going to login and use the portal, so wanted to show the "Browser ...
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Best approach to show multi select in a list view

I've got a list view where a user can perform actions for multiple cards in the listing. I have currently implemented the multi select trigger as following and the next image shows how the listing ...
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Best approach for content inside fixed with listing container

The following is a wireframe of a listing which I am working on and I have couple of questions that needs to be clarified. As you can see, this is a tiled listing and it consists of an image, some ...
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Placement of segmented bar

I have a case where in one view I have two switching options: "Group by" and "View as". To increase visibility, instead of a dropdown I used two segmented bars, one placed on the left and the other on ...
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Add-to-cart action for two separate upsell items in the checkout flow

Scenario I'm working on a site with an upsell offer of two similar products that are presented upon entering the checkout flow. I need to let the user know they can add one or both upsells to their ...
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Should we design for matured system or evolving system?

This is somewhat similar to a previous question, but not the same. Our system is evolving and learning based on data and is designed to suggest some course of action for end users. Initially, we ...
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Hardware Back button VS Navigation Back button VS Navigation Cross button

What is the difference between the hardware back button on Android VS the Navigation Back button and also the Navigation "Cross" button. Attaching examples. This is purely from a UX point of view and ...
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Recommendations to signed in users should be SAME across devices or NOT?

Today morning I opened Youtube.com in macbook and I couldn't find any good recommendations. After about an hour, I opened youtube app in iPhone, I saw dozens of great suggestions. Yeah, I know ...
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What qualifies a ux designer? [duplicate]

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/6-traits-prove-you-good-ux-designer-yuting-liu The article said 6 traits can qualify a great ux designer, what do you think of it? Good UX Designer Never Feel ...
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Set priority iteration

I made these 2 versions where people must set the priority. However I personally think the first version works perfectly but my concern is that our main target are the generation Z people. Also the ...
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Design Process and Techniques

I have come across this scenario and I am interested to learn from the UX professionals here about the proper technique and process: You are hired by a University to investigate issues with their ...
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UX: How to improve list elements reduction scheme

I'm faced with the problem to design a concept how to reduce the amount of certain elements seen on the screen. The problem arise from too many elements on some web pages, which hinder the navigation ...
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What's the best way to let users adjust values that must sum to a certain number?

I have four values that are a percentage of a whole, and I want the user to be able to edit these values. These four numbers must sum to 100.00 (any precision after that is unimportant) and the values ...
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Communicate long-press functionality in a web UI

So, barring Google Drive and some other applications, it seems to be mostly seen as a no-no to override the browser's default right-click context menu. The pattern that seems to have emerged in lieu ...
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Balancing page which has few elements

How i got few pages, where i have a search page like below, It display features of web store and a search box to search. The page looks pretty empty and a lot of space is getting wasted, in other ...
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Task progress as factor of user completed steps

The use case here is quite simple: The user has a list of tasks (first image) Each task has a set of steps (second image - opened in a "drawer" of sorts) In order for a task to be completed, the user ...
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Why isn't it common to swipe between top-level views when we use a bottom navigation?

It’s a common pattern on Android that if you have a tabs, you can swipe between top-level views. Google introduced the bottom navigation a while ago, which we already know from iOS. How come it isn’t ...
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How to show an Important feature from a list?

I have a List : -option x, for everyday use. -option y .. -option z.. -option XXX, It's amazing ! Option XXX is a main feature, but is not on the top of list as option X is most widely used. ...
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Can a list follow two different interaction Patterns?

Can a list follow two different interaction Patterns? In this example I have a list of items. On click of some they open as a link to another page and on click of some, they expand to show a message. ...
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In an ideal world, which designer would work on which part of the product at which part of the process [closed]

This is probably the most debated topic regarding the different kinds of designers and their different roles. it's almost impossible to answer. in reality most designers wear many hats. lets look ...
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Pie Chart VS Doughnut Chart: When to use each? [closed]

What is the UX rationale behind picking a doughnut chart vs a pie chart or viceversa? I'm asking because I'm intrigued as to why a designer would prefer to represent data with a pie instead of a ...
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Representing a network delay in fetching the status of a network object

Back story I am working on a monitoring view of a network management system. The system allows the user to deploy a network object in a client environment. Once done, this monitoring view shows the ...
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What is the user experience of Voice based Search interaction “Siri”“ Googlenow” “Alexa”? [closed]

I curious to know what is the voice based user experience study in'Siri'GoogleNow''alexa' ?
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What is the best way (or better ways) to handle multiple interactions with a single row of information on mobile?

I have a desktop site which has a table with multiple columns, a checkbox on each row, and actions related to that row. The checkbox is used to carry out a particular action (most used) for multiple ...
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Using color to define interactivity

I'm designing a website and I want to make it clear which elements are interactive. Usually clickable elements are highlighted with color. But I've seen many websites where color that defined ...
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How to properly display two values (current/next) in an easy-to-understand way

The Problem I need to display in my app two values, one adjacent to the other. The two values at the moment are displayed like this: 20 / [16] What do they mean? Well, the first value is the ...
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How to define to features after identifying problems

Hi I'm an engineer new to UX, me and my startup team have identified problems for a market to solve. We have a good designer (who can make high fidelity interface designs) and were all familiar with ...
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Setting with checkbox and number slider, reduce it to only a slider

I have to implement a number range slider for a maximum width parameter. For example the lowest slider value is 500 and for the highest I set it to a reasonable value of 3.000. First the user chooses ...
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Using pop up or modal for mobile/tablet a good practice? If yes, why? If no, what are alternative options? [duplicate]

In what cases should pop up and modal should be used? What are the best and worst case scenario of using pop up and modal? In mobile/ipad version which option is most suitable option & why? ...
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Forcing default settings on a user

Scenario: We have a requirement for a group of settings. Option1 A or B Option2 A or B OptionX true or false Any combination of 1 and 2 are valid whilst X is false. However when X is true, the ...
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Need help in deciding the layout of an interaction

I am currently designing a system where doctor needs to input a reason for every case(patient history). My current concern is the placement of the reason box. First time there will not be any data in ...
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Browse to updaload image from modal dialog [duplicate]

I know modal over a modal is not good UX. But I have a modal window and I am going to place a file upload(browse) component to upload a image for user. I am not really sure, will that break any UX by ...
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How to make waiting time when connecting to a conference better for the user?

We have a part of our app where in the user has paid for a consultation and is then presented with a button to connect to the consultant. As in below: When the user clicks on this button, the ...