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What is the best max-width content container in a website?

Following Bootstrap 3/4 or other frameworks, we have notice discrepancies in terms of max-width for the main content, for instance: In bootstrap 3 the max width of the container is 1170px In ...
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Does the ® Symbol need to be in a smaller font size than the actual text, similar to Name™?

I see the TM tag with smaller text than it's associated name, does the same apply for the ® symbol. Should it be the same font size as the name or smaller like exponents are displayed in math?
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What is the logic behind restricting the size of an element if there is enough empty place?

This is screen-shot of a Freshdesk's custom app. The app is located in an iframe. Though there is a lot of free space both horizontally and vertically, the iframe has a maximum height of 700px and ...
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Have different size of cells on a UItableview to solve too long labels is a good idea?

I have an UITableView with cells that contains title and subtitle. Sometimes the title or subtile is cropped because too big. What is the best choice: let label cropped ? put title/subtitle on two ...
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Why does Twitter limit tweets to 140 characters? Why this number? What are pros and cons of this design?

I am developing an educational website in which students can share luthier learning tips with their classmates. It is important for me to make the posts as small as possible. However, I don't know how ...
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Is there a UX reasoning for low-placed TVs?

When browsing furniture catalog, I can't but notice how low most TVs are placed in living room solutions, e.g. in IKEA's catalog 1 2 (photos at the end). I wonder, it there a UX reason for this? I ...
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Is it good UX to display web pages in a narrow, fixed-size column?

Nowadays most screens are wide and high-resolutioned, but when typical web page loads it leaves on the sides huge empty areas. I understand that designers don't want theirs content be messed up on ...
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Should we set a minimum height on a scrollbar thumb?

The scrollbar thumb has two purposes. To grab hold of to scroll down the content. To give a visual indication of how much content is contained. However, this raises the theoretical possibility that ...
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Do People Prefer to watch TV/Movies on Tablets larger than 8 inches?

Recently I was told by a friend that most of watching users prefer larger tablet (more than 8 inch with ratio 80 /20). Because it is a big difference I`am wondering if there is any research or ...
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Page size for wireframing [duplicate]

I am using axure RP 30 day free trial and I have a startup idea. I need to make the website really quickly. But when I at the wireframe stage I encountered with a problem.Problem is, According to ...
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What is the usual website screenshot size and ratio?

I would like to show a list of website screenshots taken by an user. An user has to take a screenshot of its own website and send it though a form. Then I'll show all minimized screenshots in a list ...
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Optimal video resolution for lecture videos on a tablet-PC

We are developing an educational tablet-app for our customer. The app is required to show fullscreen videos of university style lectures In-App. After a short introductory phase, where the lecturer is ...
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Best web control to change font size

So due to elements being painted onto a canvas i need to offer the user the ability to change the font size (different resolutions etc). are there any opinions on regarding the pros on cons of the ...
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Why isn't the A4 sized paper preferred over the letter size in the US? [closed]

The first question I had was whether either of the sizes had any objective benefits. A quick Google search for the string A4 vs letter revealed a few answers. The most relevant answer I found is on ...
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Maximum Profile Image Size

I need to store profile pictures on our servers. The profile pictures will be used on the web and mobile devices. The largest use is 400 x 400 pixels. On high res devices that's 800 x800. Should I ...
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Plain tables customization in iOS

I'm designing a view that contains a plain table view with a single fixed row. I want this row to let the user choose an item from a list I navigate to, then navigate back, and then tap a button next ...
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Show file size of (inline) linked downloads?

Should we show the file size of downloads linked on a web page? For download sites (e.g. file hosting services), the answer is obviously yes. But what about websites that offer downloads only ...
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What is the optimum button size of touch screen applications?

There was a not so recent blog post about the ideal button size of touch screen control sizes (sorry there is no link, the website is now a spam trap) that was based on the study form the MIT touch ...
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Constant canvas size vs. Resizable canvas

When developing a graphical editor there are two options when creating a canvas: a canvas that has a constant size a canvas that can be re-sized by adding figures at the edge of the canvas, or by ...
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what is the best document size for wireframes?

i need to prepare some user journey flows and wireframes for a mobile application. Omnigraffle is my tool of choice. the wireframes are intended to be presented digitally, as PDF. i will eventually ...
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Origin of “big green button”?

I found meme about big green button. When people visit download sites (like software directories, file hosting sites, torrents, etc) after completing reading page title and deciding to download they ...
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Why use or not use sidebar inside the content area?

Are there any studies of users response to having a sidebar integrated to the main content area (such as facebook) and sidebar outside the content area (such as Google)? & . The sidebar inside ...
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How large should the active menu area be?

Here are two similar examples of a typical menu bar. What would you expect as an active hover area for click? Should it be the same or different in these two examples? Does the device matter? ...
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Tooltips maximum length as per usability and display time

I want to implement tooltips on product screens in a web application for Telecom. What should be the maximum tooltip text length?
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What is the optimal QR code size on screen?

One of our clients requests us to put a QR code to his contacts page, and I would like to get to know what is the optimal size for a QR code on screen. (in px) - considering that the average screen ...
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How do we design elements that feature unpredictably sized images?

There are contexts where a design needs to represent several items, each with inconsistently sized images. One example might be a customer database, where the customer's logo is an identifying feature....
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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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So how big is the mouse pointer?

In the research of creating a design standard for touch applications, the size of the average finger pad comes up as an important figure (1cm x 1cm) But what about the interaction method we have been ...
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Best practice for logo height in admin sites?

If you visit any admin/franchise/clients sites, these sites always have logo on the left top corner. What is the golden rule for admin site logo height? as i have build a logo with 50px height but its ...
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Who knows the size of preview window for mac?

It seems that the size of preview window are fixed, though the window for WORD documents look bigger. And they are always horizontal square boxes that seem to make a consistence with the screen ...