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Answer via video UX

How do we design a UX element or workflow on a browser or an app that lets a user answer a fixed question via webcam video or audio instead of text? User can replay what she recorded and re-record if ...
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Is it easier for the user to have all the options at a glance?

I am working on an internal webapp where we ask users about very different issues. Users have the option of not answering, but now we want to know if they really don't answer because they don't ...
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Showing the percentage of users who got an answer correct/incorrect on a quiz

I'm building an education app and in an appeal to try to improve engagement I was thinking of showing the percentage of how many people selected each question option after the user answers. Here's ...
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Is this column view for answers viable in a Survey type format?

I have a query about a question type that I'm working on for a survey design. What I wanted to figure out was whether this type of question (see image below) was valid or not in terms of UX. How hard ...
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Online test with 80 questions best practices [duplicate]

I have to create an online test that has around 80 questions. These are one sentence questions with 5 answer options for all questions (no free form). Now my question is what would be the optimal way ...
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Userflow for questions based on answers on inspection app

I'm working on a mobile application to help technician to make inspections. They have a lot of question for each task, each question is about an item inspection. When the answer is positive no ...
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Prevent "I don't know" as an answer

I see this phenomenon in online stores (especially Amazon) that allow users to ask questions of prior buyers. Some of the buyers respond with answers of the form, "Sorry, can't help", "I don't know", ...
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Questions in Usability Testing without giving any lead

How to make good questions that asking if "Z" feature is easy to use or not in Usability Testing for web or app, without giving any leads to user?
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Radio buttons on mobile?

I'm dealing with a case where it is absolutely mandatory that a user answers "yes" or "no". For instance, a question like "Were the police called?" needs a solidified response. An easy way to do this ...
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Should fields be hidden if another field could appear in between?

I'm making a form which will have various yes/no answers. In response to the user's action, the form might display more fields. Some fields will always be displayed. For example (completely made up ...
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Should I add period after yes/no answer in survey?

Have you ever make a survey question with answers like Yes, with coke Yes, with beer No With this kind of choices within a form, should you add a period after the answer? Or just leave ...
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How to invite users to answer questions without encouraging non-answers?

In various contexts, websites try to boost activity in user-driven question-and-answer sections by actively inviting users to participate. Stack Exchange does something like that with the statement ...
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Single Question Many Answers vs. Several Binary Questions

I have several topics in a questionnaire for user profiles that they should be able to answer without a lot of hassle. They all contain the same components, but I'm not sure whether I should split ...
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Naming options of a Question in Quiz

I am developing a Quiz, that is to be used by various candidates in 9 different languages. So there is a dilemma in showing the options of questions:- If the options are shown as A. B. C. D. then how ...
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What is the best way to show Quiz result for a specific question?

One way is to show the users response and the correct answer as two columns. In this case, in the 'response' column, all options are shown and the selected response is highlighted, whereas the others ...
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Which form widget for (seemingly) linear input without default value?

For answers in digital questionnaires, is there any reasonably well understood form widget between a horizontal group of radio buttons (or check boxes) and a slider gauge that lets the user input a ...
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How do I measure a user's seriousness while filling an online form?

I'm going to measure a user's seriousness while filling a form. One example of a way to do this is with a time calculation from when the survey starts until it is submitted. By considering this time, ...
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Getting Input From People About Neighborhood They Are Living In - How?

I'm building an online community about neighborhoods. There will be useful informations about neighborhood such as pharmacies, average rent price, educational status of people etc. That leads to ...
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Should an ATM display the balance on-screen after transaction?

If an ATM could prompt users the summary of what they have done onscreen, would it be of any value in saving time, printer and paper?
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How Should I phrase a request? [closed]

I am creating a HTML form and I was wondering how I should phrase the request in order to help create a comfortable, credible environment for the user. So far I have What Type of Cancer Are You ...
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Does bulk editing questions in a survey form give better UX?

I am asked to give the option for bulk editing for a survey form. The user should be able to edit similar questions (like All Rating questions) at the same time, then bulk edit 1 question and "Apply ...
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UX Interview question [closed]

I've been graced with this questions more than once. I know I'm responding accordingly but I want to throw these out to all of you and get your thoughts. Question 1 Product manager: “Let’s say, the ...
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Is it better to use a Yes/No question or offer the actual values?

Which radio option is better for a web application in real estate? Choice A) List property publicly? ( ) Yes. Make the property viewable from my home page. ( ) No. Hide the property from my home ...
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Asking for relationship status

Forms made by and for the government that concern an individual or family/household often – usually in one of the first questions – ask for the family/relationship status of the applicant. The ...
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Using a carousel pattern to display a set of questions

I'm considering using the carousel pattern to ask questions in a more dynamic and engaging way (this is my hypothesis). The carousel isn’t the only element on the site and will be displayed at the ...
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What do users expect from a multiple answer question?

I have several testing/survey systems. One of the big debates is how to deal with questions that require multiple answers. Configuration #1 The user must have the exact check boxes marked. If they ...
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Does onboarding questionnaire make sense? If yes, how much is too much?

We have a demo dashboard when people sign up for our web app. This dashboard, filled with sample data, is supposed to help users discover the app's potential to solve their problems. The problem is, ...
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How do I design a user friendly survey with more than 150 questions?

I am designing UI/UX for a survey webapp which has more than 150 questions. Right now they are using 5 radio buttons for each question. Similar to the image below: So the question is, how to make ...
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What's a good approach to analyze a lot of answers to a survey with open questions?

We asked our users what's their main goal of current visit (open question). We received a lot of answers and I'm wondering what would be the best approach to analyze this data. In theory I could ...
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What would be the best way to display "Content submitted" confirmation message after an user posts a question / answer / comment?

Usually it is displayed similarly to this: [Your content has been submitted - System message] [Content - Copy of the content that will be visible] [Edit | Remove]
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User friendly and clear way to present possible answers to a question

Which way to answer the following question is more user friendly and more clear? A) B) edit: Because I have to stick to the drop-list and don't really like options A and B, I thought of an third ...
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Forms: pattern to create/convey dependencies between fields?

I'm designing a feature where the user can create forms which then other will be able to fill out ( and either pass or fail). The user will be able to write questions and set which answers (yes or no) ...
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How to show help for future topics?

We have a long-established application which has, over the years, included more and more commands (some of which are contradictory) with the consequence that users now find it very hard to create the ...
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How can I ask users just one question?

I need to ask users just one question on our website - namely "Did you find what you were looking for?" as an exit question. This is just one question that requires a high confidence level of data i....
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Design Best Practices - Question Answer Comment Forms

I am working on a Q/A type of web app. Below is how an answer looks like in my system. Have a couple of queries Should the comment section have Avatar and the "Admin" title ? What can be done to ...
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Which online support model works better for a medical site?

I'm work on a medical site that needs to a Q&A sub-site. I'm not sure which support system is better for users and authors of the site. Ticket based support system seems better for private ...
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What are some ways to manage more data on single page without scrolling?

Good Morning to all. i have to manage say more than 10 column on single page, for Ex= It is application say student want to give feedback for teacher and according to fields student have to answer. ...
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Why not use ellipsis to ask the user?

I'm using ellipsis in titles to ask the user. Something like this: I have also this alternative (more traditional): What do you think is the most intuitive for the user? Do you have another ...
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Other options than multiple choice and free text to solve a quiz

I currently have to develop a little online quiz: users have to guess the motif of an image which is initially hidden and revealed step by step. It's pretty simple except the way how users should ...
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Effectiveness of suggested answers on forums, like Stack Exchange

Is there data or research on how effective suggested answers are in preventing people from asking duplicate questions on online forums and Q&A sites? While some people make an effort to search, ...
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How can I present a yes/no question to a user prior to them submitting a background job?

I am a programmer by training and I often find that I have writer's block when I come across certain presentation issues. I have a piece of software that links a seller user up with his account in an ...
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Is the StackExchange model a good one for avoiding duplicate questions on community Q&A sites

Is there any data to support the strategy of suggesting similar questions on community sites involving user-generated questions and answers? The only example of this strategy I know of is (was?*) on ...
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Answering a closed question with a time limit on a smartphone?

For an app that displays a closed question on a smartphone and lets the user pick her answer within a time limit what would be more enjoyable for the user? Q1. The user can keep changing her mind ...
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What general questions about UX are best asked during an interview for a UX position in general?

Which questions are most successful at gauging the UX design experience in a candidate? What approaches are best used during a job interview for a UX design position?
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Swapping between different responses to a form question so that both outcomes can be viewed

I have a site where at one step in the wizard the user has to make a choice between one option or another. Once they've made this choice the form fields and resulting information are specific to that ...
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In a site that offers a voting system, should there be extra criteria to "down vote"?

In a site that offers a voting system, should there be extra criteria to "down vote"? I think it would make a lot of sense to add an extra step to down voting someone's question or answer. If you ...
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What makes more sense? To order replies/answers according to rating or chronologically?

The Stackexchange network arranges replies according to votes (rating). Facebook doesn't care how many likes a comment has. Youtube picks the 2 highest rated comments and place them on the top. Which ...
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Need an algorithm/template for implementing a question-answer-progression

.. for a telephonic help service. Typically the client will phone in and the help-operator will drill down a series of questions & answer pairs to refine the client's problem and eventually arrive ...
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