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An interface is the point of communication between user and system, allowing for input to the system and feedback to the user.

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Advice on Displaying 24 Hour Opening

There's a similar question but it doesn't address the same issue so I have opened another. I need to display opening hours to website visitors in a clear, easy to understand way. The business opening ...
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How to best place a “Filter” sheet in a webpage?

Consider the following page screen, that consists all conversations (left side) and the selected conversation display (middle of the screen; chat): Now I would like to be able to filter the list of ...
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Indicate a Input Value is the Primary Unit

I'm currently putting together a UI content block that would allow a user to select a unit, unit size, position and input the needed crew values. The end user should be able to determine whether or ...
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Best practice on Web Chat “not working right now” messaging

We are currently integrating a web chat functionality on a utilities website, where customers can query their bill, or changing plans etc. with their cellular bills. The web chat will sit top right on ...
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How to display 2 yes/no options, when one combination isn't possible?

Context I am designing a setting panel for users to create gauge charts. A gauge can either have a handle (left), a progress bar (middle), or both* (right)… but obviously need at least one of them. ...
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Table which contains checkboxes and radio buttons - labels issue

Table, which enables users to configure items within. User can select "active" items (checkboxes) and among them he/she needs to select just one "best one" item (radio button). I ...
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Is it a good decision to include monospace fonts in UI?

I'm working on a blogging platform which have a community of writers. In the first iteration, I paired a monospace font with a serif font for the entire platform because those two fonts are most ...
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Designing an interface for document slicing/splitting

I am given a PDF that consists of a series of scans, all concatenated together in a single file. I'd now like to allow the user to split said document into multiple documents for easy retriveal. It ...
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CTA label for mobile reporting page

I'm putting together a simple website that allows users to view football-related reports. Users are able to select from 4 report types (player, team, league, country). Depending on which report type ...
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How do I design a screen which works for multiple cross devices [duplicate]

nowadays there are too many devices with different height and different aspect ratio, should I make the design for a smaller device and top of that I add a percentage respectively? or there is any ...
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What is the name of this control that looks like a floating toolbar called?

Google Forms uses a nice context control that looks like a toolbar, but floats towards the selected element (question): It behaves similarly to a context menu (activated when clicking on a certain ...
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How can I improve a Bulk Upload interface?

I need to do some sort of form for bulk uploading information, which will then be converted to a data table for individual editing. The thing is I have some setbacks because of the way it was built. I ...
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Compact text indication of lost radio connection

I am working on a UI for a robotics application that uses radio communication. There is a text field for each robot that normally displays battery voltage in the format 3.72 V. Sometimes the radio ...
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Are mobile apps dropping UX in favor of super-clean interfaces? If so, why?

Today's mobile apps, compared to 5-6 years ago are way cleaner visually. Nowadays you can find several popular apps with a way that is really so clean that there is no value proposition on the login ...
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How can I make an essential naviational treeview sidebar work on mobile?

I'm currently working on a web application that will have significant user-created content. I would like to organize this content hierarchically, with a side-bar on the left to navigate, some buttons ...
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Different Homepage Interfaces for New Users versus Return Users

There is enthusiasm in my organization for non-retail webpages to have one interface when users visit the site for the first time, and a different interface for return visits. The interface would ...
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In a Desktop application, should the recent file list placed directly in the file menu

A desktop tool mostly offers recent files. I am used to press Alt+F and then 1 to open the first recent files. It seems that I learned it from Notepad++. I thought it was a "platform convention&...
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Users aren't sending us feedback rating

we just launched a beta version of a website, where we included a feedback rating system. A question, five stars and a comment box. However, in three weeks, we had 0 feedback. Analytics show people ...
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User experience between disparate systems

I have two “My Account” sections of the same website. Our’s is a library website, and has an integrated search tool. The search tool is a vended solution, and has the ability for the user to log in ...
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How can I improve hierarchy of information?

Any insights / ideas as to how I would be able to improve the information hierarchy on the screenshot below? The headliner's data and questions data (Development / Company's benchmark / Comments) are ...
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What icon intuitively represents making comparisons? [closed]

I want to make an app which involves repeatedly giving users two options and having them select the one they like better. Is there any icon or symbol which would intuitively represent this concept, ...
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Apply theme customization on a financial app [closed]

I am designing a UI design for a financial app, can a user apply different themes to change between colors of the UI, so what themes are best suited for this feature?
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Best way to illustrate comments hyperlink on dropdown dashboard component?

I'm designing a dashboard with dropdown components. Every component is a "driver" group. The dropdown consists of questions within the survey that belongs to this driver. Every driver ...
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Google Forms with Interactive Passage Design? [closed]

I'm currently trying to design an editor for an application where quiz questions are linked to specific parts of a passage. This editor is essentially for people to create these type of special ...
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Optimal placement of tree navigation on a web application

I'm designing an inventory control page for a web dashboard. Functionality: When the page loads the tree alone is displayed on the left hand side. (currently set at 3/12 grid columns) The user is ...
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Nested Accordion or Nested Tab to show information?

I'm currently trying to display information for a passage editor and am wondering which approach I currently have is better UI. On a high level, I have a Passage tab (at the top). Within each passage, ...
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Why do nearly all the social media platforms have nearly the same layout for “user's post” and how can I implement similar layout in my design?

So I am making an art sharing app ( image sharing ) and have noticed that nearly all the existing social media platforms have similar layout for user's post. e.g. Facebook Instagram Twitter Now as ...
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Advanced search for different type of results

I am working on a business directory site where a user can search for either a deal, company or event in a city. What alternatives are there for retrieving relevant results for a user in terms of UX? ...
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Ways to Indicate Clickability AND also going to a new process/screen?

I'm currently trying to design this UI to indicate clickability. Currently, once the user unlocks a section, the lock icon changes and turns gold. Then, if the user clicks on either the symbol or text,...
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Legacy system content import tool [closed]

We have an old system, which is a course platform, and we are developing a new version of it, with other technology and some new features. I am designing the feature that will allow users to migrate ...
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Developing good UX for handling configurations of multiple objects

I am developing a dashboarding system that lets users drag and drop charts of interest. Some of our users may want to have 4-7 charts on a given page. For each chart, there are certain parameters that ...
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What do we call this element?

What should I call this element? Popup? Dialog? Modal?
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What's the best control to toggle between three states?

Background I have a list of statements that make up a definition. In this case it's for healthcare so its attributes about a person. Currently, we have a checkbox to allow someone with the knowledge ...
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Order of arrangement controls for Back/Front Backward/Forward

Backstory A discussion came up in my organization where we're looking at the conventions for ordering the Forward/Backward and Front/Back buttons for our desktop application, which runs on Mac, ...
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Should I extend view/navigation controls of an entire interface at different locations?

We have a Dashboard, that summarizes the earnings of an App, by month. The entire view rendering is based on the current selected month, but some sections of its body contains an overview through the ...
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How to identify the concepts of lexical, syntactic and semantic level?

I'm trying to identify the lexical, syntactic and semantic concepts on this screen of the Waze application, but I don't know if I really understood these concepts. Are buttons considered as lexical ...
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List item label problem

I'm facing a problem where I have a list item that has multiple values and one of them is a number that's ambiguous, therefore I want to label it. However a problem (in my opinion) that it creates is ...
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Increase navigation width to contain long nav item or reduce font size?

I have a side navigation that is in use in all of the web app. Now we have to create a new section that is, unfortunately, longer than all the previous side nav items. Please note that the nav item ...
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Forcing unique account emails after years of not

After eons of building on top of legacy systems, my company backed itself into the proverbial corner. We are in the unique position where multiple user accounts can share one email. This is fine, for ...
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Horizontal slides editor - How improve its navigation?

I'm building an editor to create a structure of a page based on a full-screen vertical and horizontal slider. A site is composed for vertical sections. Each of those can have 0 or a limited number ...
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How to show selected items in a paginated table?

A user selects 3 three items on page 1, then the first four on the second page, how do we show this? How is my previous selection tracked? Selecting all items is another challenge when you have a ...
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Display hierarchical dataset in a digestible format

I have a dataset that uses has the hierarchy and breakdown of categories, sub-categories, and labels that each have a value: Category 1: Sub-Category 1: Label 1: 4 Label 2: 3 ...
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Open source projects UX designers can join? [closed]

I am willing to contribute my free time to open source projects but most projects on Github require software engineers. Who could point me to a couple of open source projects on Github where I can ...
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Alternative to right-click on mobile

I'm working on a web app that is a recreation of a talent builder for a mobile game. It's a typical game talent tree, where you click to assign/remove points in a node, rinse and repeat to build out ...
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Voice Interface prototyping without the need to “click” or “hold” a microphone button [closed]

I want to do prototype a voice interface. Adobe XD would be the perfect fit because you can use specific phrases to trigger elements and also play speech really easy. Unfortunately you need to hold ...
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VUI Interfaces - it is learning, personalized AI?

Good day, In reference to recent experience and check for possible affordances in scope of Voice interfaces in practise, several questions appeared that may define the quality of the service provided ...
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How to display products from various menu's in a smart way?

for an application in the restaurant business I am thinking of a smart way to display ALL menu items, both foods and drinks, from various menus. Now a restaurant may have several menu cards, so a ...
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User interface of car's entertainment systems / GPS

Being a muscle car fan, I have almost always driven older cars; I have never really paid attention to the entertainment systems when sitting in the newer ones, etc. Recently, I'm driving a new rental ...
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Search - multiple search terms

I'm working on a mobile app that allows users to search for events around the UK. The issue I'm having is that the system allows a user to search for events in multiple locations. On the search page, ...
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Interface for users that need to fill in data for thousands of items

The problem I encounter is that I have thousands of items a day (e.g. transactions of toys that have been purchased in a store). My goal is to provide the users with an interface to fill in manually ...

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