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Questions tagged [interface]

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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Is it possible to implement an animated nav “Toolbox” UI with hover/click image maps within HTML5 for an email ad? [on hold]

FOR E-MAIL HTML5 image In theory, I have wire-framed a "toolbar" navigation box (Nav overlay w/ animation) that will allow user to hover and click categories within a set of topics - and upon ...
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Why do some web shops not allow opening a product page in a new tab? [closed]

It seems that some web shops try to force the user to open the detail page for a product in a new tab. Ctrl-clicking the product will still open the page in the current tab, and you'll have to ...
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How to add other info to main page of mobile app?

This is what our app looks like: For each row I would like to add the amenities for the particular gas station (ie. "parking", "bathroom", etc). For example, "Rocket Fuel" has parking, bathroom, and ...
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I am developing a food applcation for hungry and needy people please suggest me name for application [closed]

Please suggest me names that shows application is for hungry people food.
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Preview of an widget setting in a modal

I got this problem with setting up the modal for a widget preview. Lets say I want to edit a widget and Im opening modal with the widget settings. The problem is, the preview makes the whole modal ...
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Why can't you copy and paste files in FTP software?

This is something always bothered me, and a simple search on Google shows millions of results on the subject, so it seems to be a real issue: why can't you do simple file operations such as copy+paste ...
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Why is there a small gap between the usb port and laptop skin? [closed]

I've noticed a small gap between the point the USB port starts (metal part) and the external surface of the laptop or PC. You can clearly see it in the picture. . Thanks
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How to design navigation/interface for multiple input dashboard

I'm working on an update to an app with a dashboard. The dashboard has three "inputs", if you will: a location (defaults to the root location for the app) from a predefined set; a specific year of ...
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Should the “delete” action be part of the “change” functionality? [duplicate]

Similar to this question here. Would the delete action of an object be part of the menu button with the label "Change object"? For example, in a gallery app, can we hide the delete button (that ...
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Best compact way to indicate a range of possible results determined by dice rolls?

I'm currently adapting a board game into a video game. In the original rules, dice rolls are indicated as # + #. The first number indicating the number of dice to roll and the second indicating what ...
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Is “UI Event logs” a thing?

working on a "Google/AWS Cloud management console" style web-app where I need to "make UI better". I recently noticed a pattern in zocdoc app where if you click the arrow on date selector 5 times, ...
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Type of screen/UI pattern?

What is the common name for this type of marketplace browsing landing page? I'm looking for inspiration for the UI (and interactions patterns) for this type of screen - a marketplace landing page ...
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Does the quality of a web interface generally degrade with the growth of market share of the business behind the web site?

I have this observation of mine, that good (usable) user interfaces on the web are usually at their best upon the launch of the web site and some time after that, and then, as soon as the business ...
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Walkthrough to explain unusual information

I am designing a medical application related to physical rehabilitation and I have hit a wall. I have several screens in which the user will do several physical exercises - their rehab training. The ...
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Telling the user what to do in specific step of the form

I have a form in steps, The user should fill the required data in each step to be able to go to the next step and this is working fine. But there is a step that some users don't know what to do in ...
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How to display a user’s score overview when values often tend towards the maximum?

At the end of the day, my users get a score ranging from 0 to 100 depending on how healthy their meals were. 100 being the perfect score, most users following a healthy diet get more than 80 every day....
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Does changing colors to visualize different categories make sense?

In order to show more information in as little space as possible I thought of changing the gradient that's underneath depending on the category of the ad. Purple to pink gradients show services and ...
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How to design simulation of a user interface for UX/UI evaluation? [closed]

I want to design to a simulation of a User Interface for usability testing, e.g. the User Interface of the Car showing speed, rpm, and other indications. I may want to stop the simulation after a set ...
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Need an interface for rapid selection without losing focus on primary task

In my application, the user needs to listen to a transcript of a conversation while taking notes. But the user ALSO needs to be able to indicate in some way when the speaker changes. I have the note ...
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Keyboard Shortcut For “Delay”

I'm currently building a web application which does task management. A very common function is to "delay" the current task, which means it will be postponed until some point in the future. There's ...
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Displaying Opening Hours

I'm designing a website for a client that has some irregular trading hours. Some days they remain open until 2am, others they close at 10pm. They want these hours displayed on their landing page, so ...
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How do I call this type of UI widget?

I designed this but what would be a proper name? Data-table, info bar, list? When you click on each item of the list, it displays information on the right side. Programming wise it was not done as a ...
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How to make an inheritance relationship understandable?

In my educational game application, there are teams and the players on those teams. Historically, players could play any game they want (classic mode), but now I'm implementing a feature to limit the ...
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How to facilitate multiple options whilst emphasizing 1 option in particular?

In this screen we have six options which can be toggled to suit the users preferences. All of these preference options are necessary to the product. However, in 90% of use cases the users will only ...
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What is the name of this control?

Can anyone suggest a name for this control? It's designed to display nested hierarchical data, in the same manner as a TreeView control. However, unlike a tree, it can only expand one "branch" at a ...
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What would be the reverse of 'Read more' on an expandable/collapsable block of text?

I'm currently working on a page which features a block of text. This block of text can differ in length, depending on the users search term. On mobile I've decided to truncate the text and include a '...
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Filters to show books including genres & excluding genres

Scenario: A website has a list of ~10,000 books A user would like to discover a book they might enjoy via genre (there are 15 to choose from) He ticks a checkbox to show only books that include the ...
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Representing different level of interface in an app

I have one app which populate interface based on the choice of user. User has exactly three options to choose level of features/complexity/difficulty. My question is what would be the best approach to ...
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ERP system for staff admins - managing complex information tree

I'm re-creating an internal ERP tool to manage user license, sales and customer information for a desktop 3D cad software. So something similar as an admin portal for Autodesk employees to manage user ...
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Should add and remove actions have the same style?

I have a prototype with the following icons. Add button and remove button are different. Do you think that this is the best approach? Or would you use the same style for the buttons. Image attached.
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Multiple filters for different reports

I am building a user control where the user can set a bunch of filters and then display a report based on those filters. Example of reports: sum of sales grouped by customer, detailed list of ...
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Hide long text in table but keep access to it

I'm trying to cut a long text in a <td> but keep access to the data inside it. Maybe like on mobile by clicking and dragging inside the area. I've done a post on stackoverflow for more details. ...
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Best way to organize search form interface?

I have tab in my application where users can search Accounts. Account table has two different type of accounts, User and Staff type. User type is one that have username, password, etc. Staff only ...
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Portfolio versus Archive

I'm redesigning a website for a client with a fairly large archive of metal work (staircases, railings, furniture) containing over 1,000 items. They want to be able to access the archive to help ...
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Can a spin box and slider co-exist in the same form?

In my interface, i have two options next to each other. In the first option, the user can set a number between 0 and 300, but only in intervals of 30 (so 0, 30, 60, 90 etc.) In the second option, the ...
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Converting from 2 year capture to 4 years without a 100 year?

Any tips on how to capture a full year age when converting from two years to a four year digit? Without asking for manual input? The problem I think lands specifically for a 100 year age. E.g. if ...
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Science/Evidence based guidelines on number of character for alert messages?

I'm designing a design system for multiple web-based app to manage customer license and account. I'm trying to set a character limit for these messages. The company has culture of being verbose, and ...
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How to reduce ambiguity between the use of 'Remove' and 'Delete'?

This question came up while I was reviewing some UI design concepts. I was thinking about what the difference is between the word 'Remove' and 'Delete' in an application that is used for creating and ...
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What effect does interface change have on user behavior?

I drive past a gas station every day that displays its gas prices using cards. I don't know whether the attendant has to manually change the cards every time they change the price or whether they have ...
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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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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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Which ergonomic criteria would justify the behavior of redirecting the user to a 404 redirect page?

Assuming UX experts are familiar with the Bastien & Scarpin Ergonomics Criteria, How would you classify the behavior of user clicking in a link and being redirect to a 404 page? I'm struggling to ...
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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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When use large buttons is a good practice [closed]

Im doing a project and I would like to now if is a good practice use this type button Someone can tell me? Feedback Now, see this page in html, css + Js:
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How to visualize versioned data?

I work at a SaaS company that has a product for entering accounting transaction data. We are building out a new feature for visualizing versioned data, and I am needing some help on how this could be ...
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How to indicate that a circular progress bar is clickable?

Please can anyone guide me through this? How can i improve the user experience of this area to make it look clickable in both mobile and web view. I tried using glowing borders but in mobile it does ...
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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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Can 3D maps be as usable as 2D on mobile?

I'm trying to experiment with 3D interfaces on mobile using 3Ds elements and 3d maps. The reason I would like to do 3D is to make it contextual. So you can zoom inside a public bus or train and ...
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Should filters collapse and expand with space or stay a fixed height?

I'm doing an interface where the user is allowed to filter down by attributes. The attributes are filled in by the users, so there could be 1 filter in the list or hundreds. Do I let the filter area ...
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Alternative to Radio buttons

Context: I'm currently designing (Mobile app) an action where the user has to select a status for an element in the system. On the main page they have 2 options "Accept" or "Delay" (shown below). 90%...