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How to present a race for the lowest score

We have an energy dashboard in a STEM elementary school. One of the pages is a competition for the most efficient building which starts at 8:00 AM Monday and completes 2:45 Friday. We are currently ...
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How do cards improve readability?

Most of the apps and websites are adapting to card design to display necessary information. What makes cards so intuitive and attractive for read/view?
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Optimizing Directory Path Bar

I'm working on a complex project in insert language here, which involves creating a simple directory viewer, similar to Windows Explorer or Mac Finder, but much more simple. I'm not sure where and ...
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Marking box as expandable box intuitivly

I designed a site with several boxes (which located one under the other). Each box contains information about a specific topic- a title (the name of the subject) and a text (the explanation of this ...
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How to make text selectable in master/detail table view?

We are designing a datatable view for scientistic users. They get this table after they input a bunch of filters and press search. The table is already quite big - 13 columns. However we know that ...
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Paste address into relevant contact fields

I'm looking for an intuitive UI interaction that allows both: entering contact information as the following fields: First Name Last Name E-Mail Address Phone Number pasting multiple or all of those ...
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Switching between dashboards vs. having one dashboard

I am designing a web application and I recently have been faced with a problem. The problem is that I am confused which method to use or which method is better to use. First let me give you a little ...
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displaying ranges for acceptable values [closed]

I need to display information related to room environmental parameters such as temperature, humidity, etc. For instance, fields for temperature are: The actual room temperature. The room temperature ...
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Best way to provide add/remove functions for a matrix's rows and columns in a smartphone app

I'm building a matrix calculator for Android and am having some difficulty designing an intuitive Graphical User Interface due to the limited space I have on a smartphone screen. The top 30% of the ...
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How to make this single window tool more user friendly?

I am building a simple tool which accepts a URL, a username and a password. The URL contains one or more sets of data. After the users enters the URL, username and password. The tool then retrieves ...
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When to use explicit CTA vs. allowing for Discovery?

I have a basic Commerce Layout (sketch layout below). I want to integrate an option where the user can specify a budget limit for Quantity, Cost or both. Question: Would I need to spell out the ...
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What is an intuitive name for a date column that displays events that are either in progress or completed?

I have a table of data that I need to display to my users that contains events that are either in progress or completed. My problem is that the names that have been suggested for this column header ...
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Sorting alphabetically - best intuitive way to signify alphabetical ordering

So I have a plain old button (two buttons to be exact). The button reads "SORT", when you click the button, an option comes up and lets you choose a sort type. I have two types of sorting: price and ...
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How to indicate tooltips?

I've got a table like web page and on only one column you can hover over the rows and tooltips appear. At the top of the column I've got a little info symbol ('i' in a blue circle) but I don't think ...
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Is it clear to non-tech users that “share page” on this mockup means share the page user was on when menu was clicked

Looking for insight about a non-tech user's experience and whether or not they'll understand that "share page" refers to the page from which the menu was called.
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Is there a standard when it comes to using the eye open, eye closed icons to show/hide something?

Typically speaking, whenever I use an icon for a link, I believe the icon should represent the actual action of clicking on that link. E.g. To edit a post, you'd typically use a pencil icon. However,...
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Is the “Three Toggle” button on Bothsider easy for users to understand?

Combining two separate toggle buttons (follow/unfollow + another for whether that "follow" is public/private) seems like an elegant solution to the spacing and aesthetic problems of having two buttons....
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Which way should be “on” for a switch?

Most of us use switches every day in various forms. And although there are sometimes general norms in countries as to which direction is "on", there is variation between countries. So when ...