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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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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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 ...
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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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Best way to display offset position in direct manipulation design software?

I'm thinking on how to solve for an application that uses real-time positioning to project images. It uses a beacon (same as motion capture) that is hidden and sewed into a person clothes When the ...
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Alternative to “click cycle” without cumbersome UI?

The A/V receiver in my living room has a "click cycle" functionality. There's a button labeled "Mode." It changes the mode every time you press it. If you accidentally miss the desired option, you ...
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Design dilemma: how to show maximal amount of controls in a clean way

We are trying to improve and modernize the design of our desktop, dialog-based application: If I look at the examples of modern user interfaces they all look pretty, but contain just a fraction of ...
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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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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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Usage of sliders for non-commercial use

So I know that sliders are bad and there's a thing called banner blindness and read couple of studies saying that people don't interact with them at all. However I'm working on an "About Us" page ...
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“More” and “new” CTAs on table rows

I am creating tables in an application that shows the last 5 or so recently modified or created items. I want to be able to show that there are more rows (when there are more rows) but I also want to ...
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What are the texts that describe buttons when you hover over them called?

I'm referring to these things: Any help would be appreciated!
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How can I manage a module creation screen with multiple lists of templates selections

Specification: The aim of the design below is to create one module by using 3 set of templates. Each template is having list of templates which are coming from different database tables. Template set ...
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How best to visualize an either/or choice between different types of actions

So I have a modal window with some tabs. On one of the tabs there is a single input field for an identification number. Now we are adding some new functionality which will let the user snap a photo of ...
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What's the best way to inform users the results of their UI selections before they make the selection?

For example if a user is going through an online request form and must choose from a long list of industries, forms, job roles, types of jams, whatever but some of the items result in a different UX ...
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How to effectively link isolated apps of the same product?

Our product has many categories of features (e.g. Create/Manage sports activities, Book a play field, Book a Coach, Entertainment related events etc). However, we plan to divide these features into ...
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Autosuggestion in post creation

I'm designing one specific medical application and got stucked with autosuggestions. The idea is to write a post and include medical terms in it and do it without tag system. Should work like this: ...
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How to Format Displaying Users “MyBids”

I am working on an Auction site and I am trying to show the users the items that they currently have bids on when they click "My Bids". The format I currently have it is to separate in two columns the ...
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Allowing users to select all items except few

I have a list of country names (eg below) I want the user to be able to either select a few countries or, select all countries except a few. Now, this can be done using a select all button by ...
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Best Interface for an Auction Website MVC [closed]

I am designing an auction website using ASP.NET MVC. I am trying to get a home layout that is both appealing and functional for the users. Here is my basic site as I have it now: And here is what my ...
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More screens with less content or less screens with more content

Well my problem seems very common but i was not able to find any solution or research about it. The problem is i am working on an app that has lot of information to show and also has lot of actions ...
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How to make checkboxes more obvious

I have a few checkboxes on a page which are checked by default. The users do have a choice to uncheck them if they like. However, in our user research so far, the users seem to have missed the fact ...
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Mobile video selection for editing - with or without preview?

We are creating a mobile video editing app for iOS. When user opens the app he (obviously) needs to select the video he wants to edit. We couldn't agree on what experience will work better - with ...
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How can I prevent the users from feeling awkward or uncomfortable when talking to an unknown user with no available profile or references at all?

I'm analysing a web project where you can connect and talk to other users, but there's no information available about them but their usernames. This site is intended to help people to communicate with ...
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Is showing temporary result immediately better ux than showing a loading indicator until a result is available?

Use case: There is a toggle button a user can click on it. After the user clicked on it, it should show a result, success or failure. It takes some process time to calculate the result. Unless error ...
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Mobile - how to reconcile view title and action button title?

I have a view in a mobile app responsible for stitching photos into a video. I’m looking for advise on how to make the title of this screen match the text of a single action button on the same screen. ...
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modal inside a modal (delete confirmation)

I have a View/Edit button which shows the details ofuser in a modal when clicked. In modal it has Save and delete buttons. When they click on delete button the user will be deleted. Before they delete,...
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Animation of files moving from one folder to the other is what? [closed]

Consider the animation that appears when you drag and drop a bunch of files from one folder to another and you can see the files moving from the first folder to the second. Is that an example of any ...
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How to display partial view on Details page

I am working on an auction site in ASP.NET MVC and I have a details page for my Item model. On this detail page I have a link to the "Create" Bid page. On my create page is just a simple textbox to ...
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How to clearly display automated auction bids

I am currently working on a small Auction site. On this Auction are items and on the item's "Details" page displays a list of bids on the item descending from the amount, so the "active bid" will be ...
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Can you give your top factual reason (not opinion) why you chose not to use Material Design for your UI components? [closed]

I work in a group that has decided to use Material Design (MD) to guide out UX design and I have to admit I am a complete convert. Material Design provides the base design language for our components ...
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How to handle when user is only allowed to check e.g. 3/6 check boxes?

Let's say we have six options, six check boxes. The user must select three options to proceed, no more and no less. What happens when the user tries to select a fourth option? Should it even be ...
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Colloquial writing style in UI messages

Nowaday I often see a colloquial or even flippant writing style in UI messages. For instance MS Excel 2016 writes "We finished $task", "Spelling finished. Let's go ahead!" (Translated from German "...
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Should I fake like facebook “like” button?

Instantaly color changes when you hit Facebook like button.we all know it doesn't happen so fast. it is fake. But you tube like icon change color with little delay (depends in connection). I have ...
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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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Where to show session has expired

Our web app has idle time-out of 30 minutes. Ideally it won't happen, but if it occurs, how to inform the user? My thoughts are Prompt the user when attempting (clicking item/keyboard action) at the ...
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end selection best practice

I'm designing a piece of windows software that allows a user to select items on a "canvas" (ex. will be coming up in a jiffy), and after selection somehow confirm the selection. Context: This is a ...
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Version Control UI

I want to make an efficient design for version control in a web app. Let’s say the app is an editor that allows users to build visual content. And let’s say that I want users to be able to access “...
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Will hover will be extinct? Any research or case studies done on frequency of hover in desktop

I am typing this on my mobile so let me keep it short. I am talking about contents that is revealed on hover in desktop. So what we do in mobile UI is we make it visible at first sight. I want to know ...
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Tabbed form - horizontally stacked sections

I have a product edit form that i've broken into tabs. General information about the screen: This is product edit screen; creation is handled in other place. When on this screen, all products will, ...
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Why do some websites hijack “open in new tab”?

Just came across this annoyance reading an article at time.com. Unfortunately, this was not the first time I experience this, and I have a strong feeling it won't be the last. Leaving aside ...
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How to show dual list in responsive

I am showing a dual list on web application. It has desktop view and mobile responsive view. As we know that we can't show the dual list 2 columns side by side in mobile view due to less space. So ...
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How do I show a list of ~150 items when editing in a table? [closed]

I'm working on finding a solution for the table that allows inline editing. One of the fields allows the user to select from a list of items (up to ~150 items to choose from). I've thought of a few ...
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Facial recognition - Given the context, should the user be made aware of the process?

We are designing an application for iPads that are stationed in tech support areas. We have implemented a facial recognition capability, so that when you tap a button it begins analysing your face and ...