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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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How to improve the user experience of an illustrated map?

Are there any recommended suggestions to improve the interaction cost for an illustrated map? More precisely, any time a user clicks on a "point of interest" and then goes back to the map, all items ...
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Tray Icon application with pops up alerts

I am coding a Tray Icon application in Java - it runs in the background & polls a server. On receiving a particular message from the server the application pops up an alert from the Tray Icon. The ...
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Overlay Vs dedicated page or separate section within the page?

Context We have this situation where we need to display additional information about products that users has selected. The page in question is the page that houses the products, each product is ...
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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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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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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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Requiring user to click 'Filter' button on Reports

My app is a SPA (single page application) 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 ...
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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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Connecting items in from webshop A to B

In the current project I'm working on we need to connect items in different webshops together. These items are the same but they have different article numbers and different descriptions so the ...
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Data Download Messaging Guidelines

Researching the timeout question for data downloads. Given some are instantaneous and others can take minutes, looking for current perspective on How long will a user wait for a data download before ...
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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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Working groups, 2 different approaches

I am building a working group module for a CRM. The goal of the module is allowing user to share anything under a specific domain. With working group module users can create: A sales team A projet ...
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In Android quick settings menu why is Cellular data on/off option in a second screen?

In the quick settings menu that slides down from Android, all settings are activated or deactivated tapping the icon. With the exception of the sounds settings which needs to be choosen between 3 ...
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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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Type to Add Value vs Purely Select to Add Value from a Drop-down

For a B2B web app we are designing, we have a select box with a dropdown to select values from which are essentially tags. A user can select from an existing list of tags but they can not create a ...
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Is there a standard way of doing map or drawing annotation

I have a question regarding putting/dragging and dropping annotations on a map or plan. Is there a standard way of doing this? The annotation has flexible dimensions and is placed on the map/drawing ...
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Redirecting user at login page when he tap on a CTA that require it?

I’m designing a game’s mobile application. In this application there is the possibility to validate the game you played: in a store or in app. We have two type of users: Guests who are able to ...
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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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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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Correct way to associate user with tags, and ways to properly add them?

Context: An environment where users have a suite of various products at their hands, containing information about hospital patients. The people using these tags tend to be physicians or technicians ...
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Minimizing Content on Blog Homepage Feed

When I say blog homepage feed I mean the whole wordpress frontpage where the title and all or just part of the blog articles are displayed. My question is if having a little clickable minimize (or ...
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Creating experience for seeing/finding/creating ER Relationship for large data (Big Data)

Brief- The above image is the wire frame that I have created for a big data application, which provides functionality to see ER relation for selected repository/data source/tables. User selects ...
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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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What alternative would you recommend to this dropdown?

I working at a SU that analyzes soccer matches. I'm designing a chart in which one can select a target (be it the ball, team, group or player), and then select which metric he'd like to see of that ...
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Is it importance to show invoice when order is prepared to replace in order tracking?

I'm creating an online shopping portal. I have an issue with brainstorming. User story: When user's request for replace item that he purchased accepted. Now new replacement thread created to user to ...
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Is it Confusing if a Link from a Modal Goes to a Different Page?

I am reviewing a design suggestion where a modal window contains a link to another page, i.e. not the original background page. This seems to me to be a non-standard pattern and I believe it will ...
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Apple slide product options

For Exemple: in this link https://www.apple.com/ipad/ Where apple display other iPad options and accessories(etc...) Apple use a "slide" nav. I want know more about it. Whats the name of this ...
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What is the best way to show from and to date (DD/MM/YY) in table header column?

I am working on iPad UI which contains a lot of tables and the overall screen has a very limited real estate. In few table columns I am showing few numbers where table header is from and to date, ...
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Displaying additional information for a button

I've got a scenario where I have a set of buttons. These buttons are actually links to pages with different functionality. Furthuremore the buttons should tell the users what the redirected page ...
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show team colaborate on 1 screen website

i have a question, so i create a design for 1 screen view website (cannot be scroll on dekstop). the website contain 3d buildings in 1 city with a content show on the sidebar when user click one of ...
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Subsequent editing of inline “click to enter text” fields

I’m iterating on a SaaS platform where there is a notes functionality on certain elements which are shared between all users of the platform. Currently, it’s handled via the notes section starting ...
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Is Bulk editing in Progressive disclosure a good idea?

I'm working on a project where user can edit records individually and in bulk. To make the flow easy and quick I've broken down the flow and using progressive discloser pattern. Challenge : While ...
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How to associate color with accuracy for segmented gauge?

I'm writing a personality test app and am thinking of a way to implement the UI for recording answers. The test requires the user to answer how accurately terms like "kind" or "cold" describe their ...
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Name for object representing input and possible output

I'm developing a video application and am debating on the best way to label an object that represents an input and possible outputs. Suppose I have a camera. From the perspective of a video mixer, ...
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Balancing UX and profitability with removal option

This question is inspired by some UX choices at Groupon which are by design, but seemed odd. The examples below are the first two items listed here, both right next to each other on the same page. ...
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what is the replacement to multi-step form in mobile apps?

Is there any easy to use pattern for mobile apps and better than multi-step forms in the case I have a mobile app to choose, the country, city, store, delivery days, delivery times, review and submit ?...
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Stack or List having two actions (Details Vs. Drill Down). Is that recommended?

We have a list containing say a list of employees and their % achievement of their target. The users want to be able to view details of their KPI's saying what would they achieve best case, what % of ...
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Filtering information and tooltips - Best Practice

I am currently designing an information portal. An early iteration of the design, and details regarding functionality can be found here I am aware the design isn't the prettiest at the moment, for ...
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Sorting Button for E-commerce Listing Page

I'm working on a responsive project for e-commerce platform. For the XS view we will provide at the top of the list the tools to arrange and sort the list. I designed 3 drop-downs Categories, label ...
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Indicating user-independent updates

I have a system with many users, who can edit data and I distribute those updates on the fly to all logged on users of the system, so they don't have to explicitly load them. I do this to increase ...
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What impact should be expected from the inclusion of mandatory user surveys?

Our sales/marketing team are desperate to know more about specific customers (for example: "How large is your company?"). We are considering implementing a mandatory survey after logon with three ...
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Lightbox vs Inline Video Player on Same Page

Attempting to understand what the best experience would be for a user on a page of video thumbnails... The top half of the page is similar to a YouTube video, in that the player is inline, and the up ...
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Help with a hover interaction

Is it alright to make a hover whit a list of options, and outside those list make a clicable area? Exemple: A image with a Title where the title is link with color hover behavior: When user hovers ...
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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 ...