Questions tagged [scale]

A system of measuring an object, property, or dimension of a system, including the presentation of the scale and its meaning in-context.

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Logarithmic and/or linear scale sliders when to use them

I've been having a discussion with someone at work regarding the usage of Logarithmic and linear scale sliders. Here is an example in a jsfiddle*. Background of the problem We are currently ...
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Factors that determine suitability of rating system/scale for user satisfaction (for an app)

We want to ask our users whether they are satisfied with our app or not. For this purpose we will display a pop-up upon entering the app with 1 question. how satisfied are you with our app. I'm ...
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Does using part of a usability questionnaire diminish its validity?

I'm interested in using QUIS (http://garyperlman.com/quest/quest.cgi) but the questions about system capabilities are irrelevant for my purposes as well as the questions about screens. I'm primarily ...
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Graphic Scale for Rating the Truth level

Imagine you have a text of characteristic/description about you. But this text is truthful to some extent (from 0 to 100%). What is the best UI/UX way for a mobile user to rate this truthfulness? ...
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Should I tell interviewees remaining time for tests?

Context I was running a series of tests last week, with 6 groups of 4-5 people each. Tests consisted in showing images to participants and asking a qualitative open ended question that had to be ...
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Interface to prioritize multiple criteria of results when searching

I would like to present a user multiple aspects to prioritize, e.g. do you want a hotel room to be close to your location, cheap, comfortable, …. I’m thinking about making three buttons, [Close][...
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Best order for smiley rating scale

Rating scales with smileys (sad faces and happy faces) are used a lot. Some scales go from sad/angry to happy, some the other way around. Is there a good argument to use one over the other? In case ...
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UI design for Rating Scale with 0.5 incremental point scale

I'm working on a rating scale that will consider point decimal with 0.5 increments from 1 to 5. The use for this is to rate/score. The previous rating scale just considers whole numbers from 1 to 5 ...
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What's the best way to interpret Likert Scales with equal negative and positive Likert Items?

What's the best way to interpret Likert Scales with equal negative and positive Likert Items that represent each construct presented? Construct: Accuracy of Data Scale: Agree-Disagree (1 to 5) The ...
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Equivalent Scale in UX like the Cooper-Harper Scale?

Is there an equivalent scale in UX as the Cooper-Harper Scale or the Cooper-Harper Ratings are in Handling Qualities Engineering in Aerospace? The Cooper-Harper scale associates a quantitative value ...
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Are symbolic rating scales easier for the user to understand compared to numbered scales?

I saw on a website's feedback widget that provides a rating scale using a combination of '-' and '+' symbols to replicate a five point rating scale. Even though it is not common practice to indicate ...
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More effective for surveys: horizontal Likert scale or answer options listed vertically?

My survey has numerous questions with answers ranging from, for example, 'Not at all satisfied' to 'Extremely satisfied' and 'Not important' to 'Very important'. My instinct is to display these ...
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Set Frequencies in WebApp

I am currently working on Web App to coordinate Frequencies of Microphones. I am not sure how to present the input of the Frequency. Basically a Frequency can be set in a range (eg. 400MhZ - 800 Mhz) ...
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How to indicate that something isn't to scale?

Background I'm developing a UI for displaying production equipment (pumps, tubing strings, FCDs, etc.) in an oil well. Most oil wells have equipment that is very unevenly spaced. For example, there ...
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How to set norms cut-off for 3 point Likert scale? [closed]

I want to know how will I set a cut-off scores in a Likert scale. I will be using 3 points system: agree, undecided, and disagree. I've been googling and read that I need to find the mean, variance ...
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How should the Don't Know/Not Applicable option be handled in a Likert Scale?

I'm currently evaluating a form design that uses Likert scales questions but it is possible that the user hasn't interacted with the product yet and may not know enough to answer the questions. The ...
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How to set cutoff value/cut score for 5-point likert scale?

I am wondering what are the factors involved in deciding the cutoff value / cut score for 5-point likert scale from: 1 = not ready at all, 2 = not ready, 3 = moderately ready, 4 = ready, 5 = ...
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Likert Scale scoring - can I assign negative scores?

I am going to conduct a survey with a 4-point Likert scale. The questions are divided into headers. The responses will be scored and each header will be given a score. I would like to know if its ok ...