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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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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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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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Interactive Table with graph drilldown

The following is a very rough, very disguised view of what I'm really working on, so hopefully it will suffice as a visual example for the following conundrum: I have an app with a large spreadsheet ...
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Library of terms for interface (interactions and designs)

I'm studying interaction design (via a Swedish uni) so am having some difficulty finding English terms for different interactions and interface designs. Terms like lightbox popup and modal overlays. ...
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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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Why does the space bar do page down in browsers

Why is the space bar doing a page down in some viewer apps, especially browsers and PDF readers? For me this seems to be a bit counter-intuitive, and also this behaviour affects games and other ...
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Google Forms with Interactive Passage Design?

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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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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Multiple Input in wizard to determine next page

So I have a Wizard in QT5, I have a table and need to pick a data source and type. Based on those 2 fields, transition to the next page. I have the components working properly, but I am looking for a ...
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Terminology: Long press or Touch & hold?

I've seen both versions used in Android. What do you think is the best term to use? I've also heard people to use "Long click", "Long touch" & "Long tap" but I personally don't like any of those. ...
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Is there any term for an interface in which an application runs another application?

Is there any term for an interface in which an application runs another application? For example, one website rendering UI from other website within its frame.
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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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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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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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How to take rules as inputs from user?

I am creating an automation tool which helps users in automating various tasks such as sending top-performing products, outlets, etc. I am stuck in the planning phase as what kind of user interface I ...
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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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When to use reversed/mirror arrow cursor?

Is there an established pattern for when to use a reversed (right-pointing) arrow? I most frequently notice it in Outlook on part--but not all--of messages in my inbox: My Google-fu failed at finding ...
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Multilayered form with multiple options in smartphone

I want to ask about multilayered options from the view of UI and UX. I need to make a form in Android about coverage area in which contains states, city and districts. User can choose multiple states ...
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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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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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What do we call this element?

What should I call this element? Popup? Dialog? Modal?
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Should I use SVG or PNG in Xamarin Forms for iOS and Android? [closed]

If we use PNG - for iOS we will use @x1 @x2 @x3 size per image (which is just a click a way in Zeplin/Sketch). For Android around 5 image sizes, meaning we have to maintain 8 PNG images per graphic ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Interface examples for handling “page notes” and highlighted text comments?

I'm working on a collections-based interface (think Pinterest or Dropbox), and we're implementing a feature that allows users to add Notes/Comments to various elements (folders/boards, files/pages, ...
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On a product list page, how far should the items be?

I have the product list page below defined and I'm having trouble figuring out what information should be associated with what. For example: Should the filtering group on the left be closer to the ...
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Colors and labels on buttons that reflect state

I recently read the "Should 'Yes, delete it' be read or green" (Should "Yes, delete it" be red, or green?) thread and was impressed with the responses. I'm currently having a very similar ...
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Home or back button as first item in navigation bar?

A bit of background: I'm in a project where we're building an android system service (meaning it will work regardless of which app is currently in the foreground) for an action bar that will overlay ...
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Creating a “6 finger” guitar - reference request on how to create a UI for a guitar that supports more than 5 degrees of freedom

There have been a lot of developments in guitar to stretch the capabilities of the instrument from amps, pedals, multi-string approaches, fretless microtonal varieties, etc... Fundamentally it seems ...
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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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Comparison table for subelements

Can you please help me determine which comparison design is better for UX? I have documents with elements. Every element has 5 attributes. I need to compare those attributes across 3 to 5 documents. ...
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Is there a name for circles that show progress through form?

Interfaces that guide users through several steps with one per screen per step often have little circles at the bottom of the page, with each circle representing a step/screen in the sequence. The ...

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