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Bad practice for dropdowns to cover buttons?

I have a text field that shows matches in a dropdown when the user starts typing. Below the field are buttons. When the dropdown is activated it covers the buttons. However the dropdown will go away ...
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Logo Usage: Rule Breaker or Acceptable Practice?

I'm working on an user interface to help users select a car. To help the user narrow down the list, cars are segmented into Japanese and Foreign. The user can then choose a company/make to see ...
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Search form covers navigation when triggered. Bad idea?

I'm currently working with a design that contains a small search icon. Clicking or pressing that icon displays the search form, which is hidden by default. The triggered search form covers the main ...
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Fast / numereous animations. Possible Epilepsy / Seizures from website game?

I'm building a pretty simple Question and Answer game. It's in the beginning stages now, but I would like to know what your thoughts are on the background animation I currently have. 1) Is there too ...
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Lightbox Gallery Thumbnail Indicators

I have a CMS-based website with the ability to add lightbox galleries to blog posts. Galleries can have one or more images and will be represented in the body of the post by a thumbnail of the first ...
Brian Whitton's user avatar
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Is there a rule of thumb for when to allow users to save draft of a form?

Our site has a form (below, posted here with permission) that allows users to add content. It's fairly streamlined, but might take some time and thought for a user to complete, depending upon how ...
Mark Gavagan's user avatar