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Questions tagged [layout]

The way in which the elements of an interface are laid out.

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I made a minimalist webapp for public-key encryption. How can these problems with its UI/UX be addressed?

chausies.xyz/encrypt I probably don't know the first thing about UI design, so I wanted to get some more expert input. Forgive me if this is an inappropriate question to ask here. Half of my ...
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Canonical web page layout articles

I need scientific works or articles about canonical layout forms used in e-commerce shops, something about prototyping and trying them on a real audience. Maybe can you lead me were I can found ...
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What symbol/figure should I use to demonstrate a game ended in a draw in a table?

In my program, a user will write a bot and at the end of the benchmark it will be showed to them a table showing how the bot did against some premade bots in some maps. What I have now is this: (The ...
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Google maps layout usability [on hold]

I have one page website with contact section at the bottom of page. Because I'm very picky, I need know which layout has a better usability. Layout types:
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Why computers and books aren't square

Wondering why they are rectangular rather than square.
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eCommerce. Price position inside SERP item. Top or Bottom?

I noticed that some eCommerce websites started to put a price on top of the product item in list of search results as if it were a header. Is it a new design trend or a data-driven solution? Which ...
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How to lay out elements within containers on a grid? Nested grids? [on hold]

Grid systems (i.e. columns, gutters and margins) are great for pages with flat content, but I'm not sure how to best use them together with containers (e.g. cards). Imagine we have a 768px grid with ...
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How to handle cascaded navigation in mobile design?

I'm designing an app for HR use. As you can see in the screenshot below, there is a dropdown box where you can select the person to view. There are a few different subsections of that (Details, ...
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Design/development frameworks equally suitable for both desktop and mobile views

I am quite a new to (or way too old for) a modern HTML, and i had to develop simple UI. I need to support 2 types of screen in it: So UI consists of a menu, and content, for instance, a text with a ...
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How to choose a color combination for main header and sub-headers for better UI and UX?

I'm always confused about the BG (background) colors or a header and sub-header of a website or an app. There can be at least 3 options to choose BG for them: 1. A dark color for main header and a ...
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How could I make this sheet more intuitive?

I recently wrote an open-source application that lets you practice Chinese writing and the decisions I made about its inner workings were related to my theories of how human memory works. I'm not sure ...
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Should the 'Reset' or “Reset to default” button be made disabled before any updates are made

Should "Reset settings" or "Reset to default" be disabled if the user has not made any updates/changes to default settings?
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How to present a tree in which objects may appear more than once?

I have a window showing a number of objects that can be individually hidden or recolored. Accordingly, in a sidebar each has a checkbox and a color swatch that launches a color picker when clicked: ...
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responsive two-column layout

This might be a really basic question, but I am trying to figure out how to best create a responsive two-column layout. Let's say you have two sets of data. For example, latest departures and arrivals ...
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Responsive feature comparison layout / grid

I have a list of applications (~120 items). Each application on the list has the same features (logo, name, OS name, price range, short product info), so basically this is a table with 120 rows and ...
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Label width in horizontal forms

In a horizontal form, each label and its corresponding form item are in one line. To make these labels aligned properly, they must be of equal width. Then what width should we choose? There're at ...
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Is a CardView-based UI the best approach to section rich content? [closed]

Im working on a "smart-home section" that is beeing redesigned at the momment and i'm not quite sure about the approach of our designers. My question is: Is a CardView based UI the best approach to a ...
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How can I improve the experience of filling this form in? [closed]

I have a web form with several buttons - for saving/restoring drafts & also a submit button. It has the capability to display alerts when drafts get saved/restored. In the screenshot, an alert is ...
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Material design: Can you use bottom and top app bar at the same time? What's the relation between them?

I'm currently designing a B2B app that will have plenty of buttons (on top app bar) that just can't be hidden. Is it possible to transfer some of the buttons from top app bar to bottom app bar, just ...
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Switch Dashboards along with menu

I am working on a mobile application which will have two different areas in same app. Suppose: Area 1 -> Learning Management System Area 2 -> School Management System Both areas will have its own ...
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Does the location of “main buttons” affect usability?

Here we have Meta Stack Exchange: The "Ask Question" button is part of the "search results" group. Could this possible confuse users? Should site-wide "main" buttons always be placed on the header ...
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How can I manage a module creation screen with multiple lists of templates selections

Specification: The aim of the design below is to create one module by using 3 set of templates. Each template is having list of templates which are coming from different database tables. Template set ...
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What's the best way to inform users the results of their UI selections before they make the selection?

For example if a user is going through an online request form and must choose from a long list of industries, forms, job roles, types of jams, whatever but some of the items result in a different UX ...
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What is best practice on how to arrange products within a given category/department?

Customers have the option to filter by designer, price, item type, etc., but I have not been able to find any information on how to merchandise/arrange the products on the aisle level category page. ...
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Document space between components for designers

How are spacial relations between components documented by the big design systems? They only seem to explain how the components look and behave in isolation, not in relation to each other. For ...
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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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Displaying acronyms

I'm working on a website for a student society. The society has been established for a good number of years now, and in its humble beginnings it was known by an acronym. For the purpose of this ...
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Show multiple device in one location on map

I've wrote a program to manage our devices. As you see below, we show device status on the map plus junction traffic for entrance and there is ability to access configuration and reports by right ...
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Help me out with this double sticky bar in Mobile

I've run into a UX problem in a site I'm designing. I feel like there's an obvious solution but I'm having trouble finding it. I have a site that has a global sticky bar. In the middle of the site, ...
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Design was made to look perfect at full and fixed width, how to deal with it on wider screens?

A website design has been provided to me which I should turn into a HTML page. But here is the catch: It was made to only look good when taking full width (it has a slideshow, and also a horizontal ...
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How to display a grid of images that have different aspect ratios? [duplicate]

If I have a grid of images, let's say political cartoons, that have differing aspect ratios and cannot be cropped, how can I display them in a grid or even linear fashion? This is for a newspaper ...
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Why do 4-wheel suitcases usually have their wheels on the short side, rather than the long side?

In a 4-wheeled suitcase, there are three possible ends to put the wheels. Most commonly, the wheels are at the short end: Public domain image I find it hard to keep them on 4 wheels; one has to ...
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Is it useful to have navigation/location labels and the page title duplicating information?

Navigation already tells you where you are. Do we need a title? Is it useful or is the title information just increasing interaction cost? Example:
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How can I hide some UI elements until the mobile version is out?

The first picture depicts a design of notification preferences that is really strongly inspired by Backplane's solution (the second picture), because it suits my case perfectly. The client saw the ...
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How to decide whether to paginate or scroll?

This game-related app is navigated through the sidebar, and there are tabs that in the main section to further navigate an area. In the 'Updates' tab (shown), I am questioning how much information ...
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Should sections (sidebars, etc.) have a distinct background colour?

Consider the following layout: It's divided into four horizontal sections using borders, each with their own heading. On the web and desktop, it's a common pattern to give sections a distinct ...
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Two distinct value propositions for two distinct types of users

I have two distinct types of users. I would classify them as "beginners" and "advanced" users. I want to describe the value proposition to beginners in one way and to advanced users a different way. ...
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Where to place ads on a blog when viewed by mobile?

When a blog is read on computer with a full screen we can show the viewer ads on the right and left without being too intrusive. The user can still read the blog post unhampered. But what about ...
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Differentiating between role based actions

Context I have two types of users (Students and Administrator) who will be interacting with the preference view screen (Students select their desired preferences before while filling their admission ...
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How to display grid/card style information (without any images) so it doesn't look repetative?

My intent is to display data in a grid formation, presented as cards. I don't know what cardinal rule(s) of design / UX I'm breaking here but it is not working out how i would like it. Here is a ...
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UI based on individual data / dynamic / generative

I am looking for examples where the UI is designed based on the individual user data. Not just a customizable profile page, more automated individual color palette / layout / typography / ??? ...
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Arranging role-playing ability scores

I am writing a small open-source web application to manage characters in a fantasy role playing game. When a new character is generated, 6 random values between 3 and 18 are generated by the ...
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Tables with a lot of data for small screen sizes

It is probably not just me who finds responsive tables barely readable when using small screen devices. In most of cases they look like in example #1. I find this way completely impractical when ...
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Hawaii missile mess [closed]

Are there any guide lines on how to implement security related interfaces? I guess this isn't the best interface possible, as it caused a mass panic of probably at least a million Hawaiians: https://...
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Simple filter form layout [closed]

I am making a public movie review website and am having trouble presenting a filter/search form. This is what it looks like right now. How can I better present it?
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Gestalt grouping principles and subgroups

Are there some best practices how to solve a situation when Gestalt principles are in conflict? For example, in the picture is example of a style where options that belong together are grouped by ...
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Recommended option to add item list from predefined list

I need to build an interface where the user will dynamically build an item from a pre defined list of items, like the following example: Personnel Team Name: Peter Gabriel Description: Sr. IT ...
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CRUD without READ (detail)

Background We have a list of users. Now the users have a button Edit that leads him directly to an edit screen: In other parts of the app we have a similar list just there we have a Detail button ...
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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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how to reduce content scrolling without reducing a story?

This is what I came up with: https://marvelapp.com/jjace4/screen/34738210 (summarized version) After finishing the page I got user feedback (design leaders from the UX community). The feedback that I ...