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What's First name and Last name supposed to mean?

This is a question from a user perspective. When a website asks for my name, how can I know whether they want me to enter my given name in the box called "First Name" and my family name in "Last Name"...
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First Name & Last Name VS Given Name & Family Name

Why facebook and google use First Name & Last Name when some countries have family name first followed by their given name ? Why not just use Family Name and Given Name, and I think this is more ...
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What should I call the 'Visual' view as opposed to the 'Code' view?

My web application has a 'code view' (an embedded IDE) and a visual/parsed view with forms/buttons etc. What should I call this second view?
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What are the best email address with both user experience and less spams for company?

I am freelancer and I read What is the best email username to use for a myname.com domain? just now. I have build emails for many clients after building their websites. I generally create (I ...
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How to collectively refer to Followers and Following?

In an application I’m working on we have a user profile which has currently two tabs — Followers and Following. This lists the people that are following the user and list of people that the user is ...
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What is the name of the reveal-menu-bar-on-Alt interaction?

Firefox has the following interaction on the GNOME desktop (observed in Firefox ~55, GNOME ~3.26): Starts with menu bar hidden When you click Alt the menu bar appears [1] (and stays visible after the ...
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Is naming different products the same thing good UX?

The Titan X is Nvidia's latest top-of-the-line enthusiast graphics card built on the Pascal architecture. "Titan X" is also the name of Nvidia's last-generation top-of-the-line enthusiast graphics ...
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One or two columns for peoples' names in a table?

What are best practices for showing names of people in a table? I could do Name | First Name | More Columns -------+------------+---------------- Doe | John | more data or Name | ...
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What should be the label/name of the button?

I have two sections in a user interface - "Top section" and "Bottom section" "Bottom section" - is a data grid with at least 100 rows x 100 columns. I guess the requirement is that when we change a ...
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How to get user to actually enter full name in “Full Name” field [duplicate]

How can I encourage (or force) users to enter their full name in the "Full Name" field on sign up? I don't care how they format it, we don't need separate first name and last name in the db. But we've ...
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How to Truncate people's names on Public Display?

We are developing a Public Display Activity Feed for our system and have encountered some privacy concerns. To resolve this, we want to truncate people's names by First Name, Last Initial however it's ...
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Are users more likely to capitalize their names in name input fields?

I have a registration form where users are required to provide their first and last name. I've been contemplating implementing some sort of auto-capitalization callback but after reading this post I ...
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Displaying First Name vs Full Name - Is one less formal than the other?

I came across an issue on how to format and display a person's name when used in a specific context. I understand that it might vary depending on specific countries and languages but how important is ...
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Limitations on name changes

Should I allow people to freely change their name in my file hosting application? I don't think anyone should be able to change their name freely and as frequently as they want without any type of ...
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Delimit multiple names that are display like lastname, firstname

I wonder what would be the best way to delimit multiple names in a user management web app that is completely in English. I guess normally one would separate by commas or semicolons but in this ...
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What is the generic name for fonts that have words in them?

Is there a generic name given to fonts like this? I would also like to know if they are hand made or generated by an application.
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Accordion menu, ok to have duplicate names under different category?

In an accordion menu, is it confusing to use the same name in two separate category? Especially in one where the menus will be expanded by default. Just to demonstrate I have a vertical navigation ...
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Need effective name of a button which can explain that by clicking it user will be able to perform certain operation

I am designing menu part for the restaurant in which I want to set a button on the top of menu list which will contains 3 operations those are : Manage Images, Edit Menu Content,Delete Menu. Manage ...
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What to name a system

We are launching a new performance system and I have recommended the name should be descriptive of what you can do in the system to assist new employees to the organisation and those that only use the ...
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Different label for “diff” (e.g., change history, etc.) via GitHub

I'm working on a tool that allows a user, with proper permissions, to view the "diff" between a staging and production release for a device configuration. I know GitHub has a "diff" concept that ...
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How to refer to that '#' button on the phone?

How to refer to the '#' button on the phone so that every (or at least, most) user would understand? The name 'hash' sounds quite technical. While every programmer do (should) understand what is '...
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How would you display users engaging in the same app activity with the same first name and last name?

(Super edge case?). I'm making an app that will pit users against each other. How would I display 2 people with exactly the same name against each other. If they have avatars, it would be easy (just ...
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What do you call a menu that expands as you move through the site?

On web sites, I often find a menu, usually on the left-hand side of the page that expands as I traverse through the site structure. For example, if I was on a top-level page, I might see the following:...
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How should I name my menu's links?

Suppose a conceptual web application where a user is supposed to: Choose a meeting in a list (that would take place in a near future) and possibly participate to one. Create its own meeting, waiting ...
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Purpose and relevance of website name and logo? [duplicate]

Take this stackexchange UX page itself as an example. It contains the StackExchange logo and the words "UX User Experience" (website name) in huge letters. If you're creating a single-page-...
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How Would I Tell the User That I'm Accepting “MSDOS Wildcards”?

I have a text input in which I am accepting wildcards. Namely the * which matches any number of characters and the ? which matches exactly 1 character. Is there a name for this wildcard system, which ...
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“Use samples” “Upload samples” for a button?

It's a web app that allows you to translate text files you upload. If you don't have any files to upload but want to test the app we allow you to use some samples. They aren't added to the project ...
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How to display long list of names alphabetically?

I've got a pretty large amount of names to display on a webpage (~150). I was thinking maybe I could display 40 or so per page, but I have no clue how to do this without it looking hideous, as the ...
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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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How do I call this interaction?

There's this interaction on Airbnb (example page: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/432044), where the section containing the price, "Request to Book" call to action, etc. on the right are scrolled with ...
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Whats should be slideable right panel name which consist of two tabs Search and filter options?

I have a slideable right panel, which has two tabs: search and filter. These two tabs have form fields which allow users to refine their search result displayed in the main section. The options I came ...
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Nomenclatura / Naming doubt, using Reports or Log

I'm projecting screens and one of the tabs have the name "Reports", but in this tab the user can see Change Log and 2 Data Viz reports. Is it right to call it only "Reports" or "Reports and Log" is ...
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should full name include middle name?

I am developing a search function and we have decided that users should be able to search by first name and surname. However it occurred to me that searching for (as a full name) would then return ...
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Offering a black/whitelist tab?

I am working on a project (browser extension) which will implement either black or whitelisting depending on the users choice. However I want to contain the GUI elements that control this/these list/...
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Should capitalization of names be normalized for printing?

There are a couple of existing questions on this, such as, When collecting first and last name from users, should the name be formatted if it will be shown to the user again? However, my situation ...
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Name for a selection widget with side arrows

What would be the proper name for a selection widget with options that can be traversed with side arrows. I'm attaching a mont/year example.
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What is the list view in Windows Explorer called?

In Windows Explorer, the Details view looks like this: As you can see, there is a list view in which the items can be sorted by one of many attributes. I would like to know what this sort of list ...
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What is Google's purpose from naming convention for android versions? Who are their target? [duplicate]

Google tend to choose attractive names for their android versions like Jelly Beans, Kitkat, Ice cream sandwich and so on. What is their main purpose from these naming conventions? Does that related to ...