Questions tagged [scaling]

The change in size of an object, in relationship to its context. Everything from UI design to perception / attention matters.

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2+3 vs 5 (1920 vs 2000) - smaller vs larger primes in screen resolution in user interface development

For a long time I wondered why screen resolutions are non-round, i.e. 1920x1080, not 2000x1000. Most displays are more like 1920x1080, only few newer ones have 3000x2000 (now aspect is another issue, ...
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Should you increase tap target size with text scale factor?

When a user has difficulties reading text and has to increase the font size they use on mobile phone, should tap targets increase as well?
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What is the best screen size to start wireframing with?

I'm new to mobile app design and I'm looking for some help. I saw a number of screen sizes available in Adobe XD but I don't know which one is the best to start designing with. I've heard someone ...
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Design for the present or the future? Product Scaling

Should UX designers be designing for the short term or long term? I'm fairly new to UX design. I'm working with other UX designers who are trying to create a UX design for a demo coming up in a few ...
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Labels blocking eachother when close together

I am writing an IOS app where there are labels in the mid point of each line segments. When the line are short the labels become clumped they block eachother. The reason that I'm putting it in the ...
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Form and inputs - ajax vs client side validation [closed]

i'm wondering why i have to validate forms on client side while they anyway need a server side (ajax) validation for not being hacked? IS there any benefit on having both client side and server side (...
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How should this navigation be handled?

I'm slightly worried about the navigation of an upcoming project. I feel it may be too crowded and could cause some sort of confusion. Although, I would like to point out that the my partner in this ...
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Scaling an Address Form on Resize

My application has a form for filling in the names and addresses of a donor. Each donor gets a closable tab and each tab has an address form. The problem is that the application runs in a regular ...
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How to handle Desktop Application frame sizing/scaling

I am working on a new project which is focused on a desktop application for users. I am looking to find out more information, answers, best practices when it comes to handling sizing and scaling with ...
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Is there a scaling behavior guide for designing sites & system interfaces?

In my work I was asked to define the scaling behavior of the system interface (or website), and I was wondering whether there are any guidelines or best practices about how to characterize and design ...
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Do we still need text scaling links on websites?

Links/buttons to adjust font size used to be one of the accessibility must-do's but do we still need to include the text scaling links on our sites? Most modern browsers and operating systems support ...
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