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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's Apple's term for horizontal “swipeable bar”?

I'm looking for the term of the UI element Apple is using pretty often lately. On iPads you can see them on the top of windows to symbolize that the user can drag this. On the iPhone X it replaced the ...
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When should you let users toggle between an old and new version of a site or feature?

I've noticed a few sites that allow the user to toggle between a new and old version of a feature or site like Google used on their Forms redesign. We are currently trying to figure out how to let ...
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Certain features of the app restricted to one country?

Suppose there is an app with three main core features. One of the core features can be used by users of any country and it will work fine. The remaining two core features of the app may not work fine ...
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Are floating videos good UX?

I've seen some sites and apps where videos float on page scroll. Pretty recently, Facebook website rolled out this feature and received a bunch of complaints from its users. I don't know if this is ...
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How can I prevent people from pretending to be a business and registering account under their name?

I have a website that allows restaurant owners to register and list their menus. I think I should somehow confirm that a registered account is actually completed by someone associated to the business ...
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Using selection feedback to make a color-coded seat map usable for colorblind users

I am designing a seat map in which different seats will be in different zones. Each zone has a different price, so the zones are highly relevant to the user during seat selection. However, because ...
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Selecting and deselecting items for 2 state interactions

I am designing a web application which will show rows and columns of data (a table), when the users select (on click) a row within the table, they will get some supplemental data appearing in a side ...
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When to inform a user that an app requires touch ID for certain actions?

We are building an app that is financial in nature and as per client requirement, there are certain actions that 'touch id or face id' is required to proceed. Therefore, users who are using phones ...
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Single point adding on maps?

I am developing an interactive web map that displays user-generated markers. In terms of adding a new marker, what would be the best way to start the process, especially on mobile? There are multiple ...
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Resources for making non digital natives understand digital Interfaces

I often struggle to explain to my father how to use the computer, or when i try to explain to my grandmother how to accomplish certain things on her smartphone, because they don't seem to understand ...
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Recommended patterns for help cues/hints/documentation

I've been scouring the web, but haven't been finding much with regards to different options on how to present help text and/or documentation. Obviously, there's an established pattern of just having a ...
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Ideal way to show multiple columns in an input table for keyboard navigation

I have a page as below. I have to show table with multiple input columns(> 30). in the region "input able with many coloumns" One Idea is have arrows on right and left and navigate. Another is have ...
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Best Practices for long waiting time

I am working on a SAAS project. When the user creates a campaign, the campaign is being created in 4 days. So is showing them a count down a good idea? and what else do you suggest? Please give me ...
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Mapping Pane Simplefication

I have a application in which user maps one table column to other table column . To do this I have developed a screen in html which initially shows two tables in two separate pane facing each other ...
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Visual consistency of in content headings and headings in/under tabs structure

I'm looking to define what makes more sense in a page visual hierarchy for both visual design / consistency & accessibility. We commonly have tabs under our h1 heading. Each tab content block ...
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How to indicate change without change?

I'm having trouble putting the problem into words but hopefully this makes sense. For a game I'm making (for a stats class project) I made a custom random number displayer. You click to get a new ...
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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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Should Your Chatbot Be Named?

There seems to be a divergence of views on chatbot UX design. On the one hand, some way the best name for your bot is NO name at all (https://blog.intercom.com/how-to-name-a-bot/), but others are ...
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Amazon.com and Amazon.in Interaction Difference . What is the reason

I recently noticed some differences in amazon.com and Amazon.in. In amazon.com when you click on Departments a dialog opens on a dark transparent overlay while amazon.in does not have a dark ...
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How to Display Multi-Option for large quantity of options

I am creating a web application that requires a user to select from 400+ options. This is absolutely mandatory as it is for B2B software. I want to break it up into categories. However, there may be ...
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AJAX: What's the best way to show the user that the requested content is loading? [closed]

Should i use the traditional "rotating gif" on a semi transparent overlay? Or should i use a top loading bar, like YouTube and Instagram do? I'm talking about the websites, not the native apps. ...
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Module Tab & Navigation tab Interaction

I am currently working on an enterprise website with loads of different views/content. I have chosen tabs as a navigation and each tab has a new view in it .On top of this, i have grouped all these ...
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Making large sets (250+) of choices more manageable

The app I'm designing allows people to describe organizations and individuals by selecting items from a list of predefined characteristics. A characteristic belongs to exactly one category. ...
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Making complex user-interaction more intuitive

I've created a "poke" functionality for a social networking web app I maintain. I need help in presenting this feature to my users in the most intuitive way possible. How it works: A user can poke ...
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What's a good way to show a slider that also has on/off toogle in an app?

I am working on an app where a user can dim the lights in a room. However, it is also possible to turn them on and off. I have three different concepts: just one slider where the left is off too. ...
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Form behavior when “clicking off” to close a dialog

I have a website where the user will be able to see charts created based on filters that they have chosen. At the top of the page are several filter topics that, when clicked, expand a sort of dialog ...
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What is the better thank you message, after user submits contact request? [closed]

After user submits some question or suggestion on the contact page he is redirected to the "Thank you page". Which is the better way to say thanks and tell how soon will they get their reply? (we, ...
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Is it excessive to say “Are you sure you want to…”?

The situation: In our application there're several actions once done that will cause the data loss or won't be able to be undone. So, we ask users whether they are sure of what they are doing before ...
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Overflowing tabs and sub tabs - [Desktop view]

How do we solve multi-level navigation? In the current design, I have added arrows on both sides and at both levels as well. But this design looks odd. Tab 1 to Tab 12 -- Primary tab Tab 1-1 to Tab ...
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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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Is it likely that all frontend development will be replaced by design tools in the next 5 years? [closed]

Tools like SketchApp, Invision and Principle for mac seem to be closing the gaps towards a complete interface design solution that is able to handle static visuals, page linking and animation without ...
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Is A/B testing the color of your button ethically acceptable?

When doing A/B tests with the color of your button, you are not trying to improve qualitatively (goal of the button, explanation of user motivations). To me it sounds like you are trying to trigger ...
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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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Best practise to ask for Terms of Service agreement in an app

There are multiple ways to ask a user to agree to the terms of service. Is there any research to which method generates the best conversion, or what the pros and cons of each method is for a mobile ...
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Document Library UI Help Required

We have a hundreds of documents that I'm struggling to decide how to present to users. I think a searchable/filterable library allowing users to drill down to what it is they require would be the ...
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How to display an average of Number of views to a user?

I would like to show the user that we are giving him an average from 100 to 120 So whats better: more than 100 views? from 100 to 120? ~100? We have 3 plans and each one has an average number of ...
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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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Shifting Parent records from child

In my application, Grand parent and Parent tabs contains grid controls. From my Child tab, i should be able to select desired parent or grand parents records without opening the Grand parent or ...
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What are the correct terms for these visualization components?

What is the proper term for a vertical line on a visualization that follows a mouse cursor? Nb, screenshots have removed my mouse cursor but it exists on the same vertical plane as the dot in the ...
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Paid and Free access buttons

We have a selection of elearning courses available on a website I'm managing, historically these courses have been free for everyone to access. However we're now having to restrict free access to NHS ...
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What should the sequence be for Download and Delete buttons?

I have two icons for each row in a table: Delete and Download. But I feel the Download button should be before the Delete button. Please help me to understand what the sequence should be as per ...
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Augmented reality - how to manipulate objects

With the new iOS ARkit, I've been wondering a lot of things about the intuitive interaction with objects in Augmented reality. For example, I think people are going to try to move objects touching ...
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Pre-selection states and pre-requisite choices

I'm trying to create a selection which has a pre-requisite state that must be selected, before you can select additional checks within that check. So unless a user selects an 'Enhanced Check' they ...
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The best approach to display a long profile information

I was re-designing a desktop application and the target audiences are mostly eldery women (user average age is around 50 years old). This application keeps the data of church and medical members so it ...
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UI feedback for a complex web form [closed]

I am working with a complex system which will have a lot of different long forms. I did this first prototype and I would like to know what you think. Thanks. I updated the design adding the ...
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Filtering - use drop downs with set ranges, or text boxes for arbitrary values

If you are searching something, and want to filter the results, would you rather have text boxes to get exact ranges you want, or a drop down set ranges, that are quick and easy to select. So the ...
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How to visualise nested AND / OR groups? [duplicate]

I'm wondering if anyone here can shed some light on working with visualising logic for beginning users. I am struggling with finding a proper way to display logic such as: "Item name #1 AND (Item ...
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Better solution for displaying a menu than hovering

Background Info I created a web application which allows the user to configure a furniture system. (Base body in different colors plus extensions in different colors, etc.) Currently, it looks like ...
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How to set a quantity by entering an exact number, or a difference (add/substract amount)?

I have to design a form with one field being a quantity that represents the number of available items of a given product. I want to allow the user to modify this quantity in 2 different ways, in the ...
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Provide user to edit zebra color on data table

Do you guys have some good exemplars to be referred on thinking about how to provide user has the convenience operation on changing zebra color for the data table? The current design is staying on ...