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Questions tagged [tablet]

A tablet is a mobile computer, larger than a mobile phone, integrated into a flat touch screen .

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Button placement on modals – should it be consistent at ALL times?

I'm currently designing an app for iPads. I illustrated the situation below: The screen on the left is current version which seems to work really well when the user doesn't have to use the keyboard ...
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Mobile log-in: how to divide two types of user logins and two methods of logging in?

So I'm designing a modile/table log in page. There are two types of users who can log in because the functionalities of the application depend on what type of user they are. Employees and managers. ...
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How can I replace 3 cascading dropdown menus?

I have a big form where the user must select a category and a location, each have 3 levels, user must select the first option that enables the 2nd and then the 3rd one. Each dropdown have at least 5 ...
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Tablet form design navigation: Up/down or left to right

I'm designing a long tablet form and trying to decide on the navigation. My intuition is telling me option A in the image is the right approach. It feels like one long form on one page vs. several ...
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Long form on tablet, show all questions open or use expand/collapse sections

Im designing a long form on tablet. The form is made up of 5 case studies and 8 questions per case study so 40 questions. The form is linear but users can choose to jump between sections (i.e. you ...
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Surface Pro 4 Screen Resolution

Does anyone have any experience designing an app for the surface pro 4? The screen resolution is 2736 x 1824 which is pretty vast in comparison to some of the other resolutions I have designed for. I ...
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Moving through timeline

I need to show a series of controls for a timeline bar in touch-screen application. The User will select particular time-frames on a timeline by moving controls at the start and at the end of the time-...
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Can multiple fields be grouped on one line of a form?

I am designing a form for a tablet. Typically forms are filled out vertically, but in landscape some fields could be represented on one line to save scrolling. For example: height and weight, or first ...
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Displaying actions for item lists

I have a tablet based application, that shows folders and files. I did it a bit like Dropbox did. Left view a list of the folders in the current "opened" folder, right view the a list of files in the ...
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Help a user frame a symbol using camera in an image recognition app

I worked on an image recognition tablet app last year where there were real symbols placed around a historic attraction. Users were required to explore this attraction and 'scan' the symbols using the ...
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Support of keyboard in application designed primarily for tablets

I design application for Windows tablet (touch interactions). The application can be also installed on a desktop or laptop. I need to decide if we should support keyboard as input. The flow in the ...
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Material Design Tablet Component Issue [closed]

I am trying to convert my tablet wireframes into material design UI's and I am confused on a few parts on how to translate some components to material design components. I have looked all over but it'...
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How to indicate the possibility to slide

I have a menu in which the user can slide between different items. Only one item is visible at a time (in green), and the user can slide left and right to display the next or previous item. Sometimes,...
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Error message when doing multiple actions

I have an app where the user can choose to do multiple actions all at once. This is done by first choosing the actions, putting them in an "outbox" (like a cart in an online shop) and then executing ...
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Looking for stats on tablet usage in a specific demographic

My team is curious about what devices our primary users use in their spare time. Polling our users isn't easy for us. I'd rather find existing studies that have polled the same demographics as our ...
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Android: Best way to include multiple fragments with Floating Action Buttons in Tablet screen

I have 3 screens which I would like what would be the best method to organize them. In mobile phone is straightforward, just 3 Activities for each screen would be enough. In tablets the system is ...
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One tablet app, one flow with two users (specialist and customer) - how to differentiate?

I am working on a project that involves creating User Interface of a tablet app. The app will be used in the following way: a customer is coming to the shop a specialist is starting the app and ...
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Are multiple FABs allowed in a single-page in android?

I've recently used floating-action-button (FAB) in each list-item (5 to 15 items vertically) because another list-view is to be inflated over that list-view and then only the FABs are visible for the ...
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Poker calculator design [closed]

This tool is not complete but would like to get feedback Background: A poker calculator is a common tool. Want to know your odds versus known hand or unknown hand. These are not trivial ...
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Is there any data on where people touch their tablet screens to scroll? [duplicate]

In a small sample (n = 3) we found that one user almost always scrolled their tablet/phone by stroking along the margin/gutter where the scrollbar exists. This caused a problem, as we have small fold-...
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mobile and tablet responsivenes between landscape and portrait layouts

When designing Apps or websites for mobile or tablet we have to consider if the layout will change when the alignment of the device changes. I believe this is a kind of responsiveness. Noticed that ...
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Proven UX practices for fast data input and further association

I am investigating the ways of solving the following UX task: There is a user (sales person). They have a tablet. They want just a multiline edit field where they can enter any text about their ...
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Why do some mobile apps have mute buttons when the device has physical mute & volume switches?

Is there a recommended UX reason for including a Mute button in a mobile app for in-app sounds? It seems redundant since the mobile device itself (e.g. iPhone, iPad, Android phone/tablet) has a ...
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Tablets Apps have narrow popups . Is it a problem?

I noticed that a lot of tablet applications including Amazon, Overstock, Wayfair and many others are using too narrow popups that are sitting in a very inconvenient zone and hard to reach with thumbs. ...
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Is it worth spending time to design a tablet-friendly site in 2016?

Are tablets dying? Global tablet market is declining and we are getting less than 5% of traffic from tablets.
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What are some common 600 x 800 or 600 x 1024 tablet display devices?

One of the requirements on a design specification for a website was the support of tablet devices with a 600 x (x) display resolution. I tried to search for common devices that fit the criteria, and ...
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When designing for tablet, is it better to restrict the app to one layout?

With more features being added to our app, it becomes more challenging to design for both landscape AND portrait, while trying to maintain optimal layouts for both cases. Often than we expect the ...
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Windows 10 UWP: How to display hardware status to user

I'm currently writing a Surface 3 application for Windows 10 UWP. I've scoured the given design documentation but see no guidance provided for something of this nature. My application communicates ...
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Any recommendations on horizontal scrolling on tablets/mobile apps? [closed]

Some apps such as the Netflix app use double scrolling: you can scroll vertically within the page and horizontally within a component. I know that Microsoft has moved away from horizontal scrolling ...
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Designing a UI with ability to call (or lack thereof) in mind

I'm looking to design a section of the UI which will list phone numbers, and: Either list the phone numbers as non-interactive if a user cannot make a call, or as interactive if they can. (ie ...
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Is there a standard method for manipulating an element on a touchscreen?

I have a "Gantt-like" task management screen on desktop, where user can choose to extend the duration of a task by dragging on either edges to move either the start date or due date. Or drag at the ...
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Is it a good practice to use “inner content scroll” (on tablets)?

We fight everyday against (I don't know how the terme is coined) "inner content scroll" / "independent scroll" (I mean "overflow:scroll;") to prevent our users from getting this behaviors on their ...
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What resolution of eye tracking could reasonably be expected, by using the in-built camera of a tablet device comparable to an iPad Air 2?

By "resolution" I (loosely) refer to some fraction of the device's screen. For example, at the coarsest level of resolution, could we expect to differentiate (using the front-facing FaceTime HD camera)...
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File Picker vs. Drag and Drop for Tablets

Imagine that you're creating a presentation on an iPad. You want to create a presentation, add content to it, and rearrange it as needed. You have a catalog of content to choose from, sorted by ...
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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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Usability testing using GoPro?

I'm thinking about using a headmounted GoPro to do some usability testing on a tablet combined with the Think Out Loud protocol (a poor mans version of Eyetracking). Are there any obvious hinderings ...
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Subnavigation on iPad or Other Tablet

I have a navigation and subnavigation bar that runs in parallel across the horizontal width of the page. It works fine on desktop computers. As you hover over the main navigation items, its ...
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Selecting country in a mobile/tablet landscape mode vs portrait mode on a responsive APP

For selecting country on an APP when it's being opened for the 1st time, On mobile or tablet portrait a 1 column list view is the best option. However is it better to switch to a 2 column view when ...
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How should form input fields on a landscape tablet be positioned? Stacked or side by side?

I designed the login form input fields stacked on an landscape tablet app, because that's the usability recommendation I know for forms. It's easier on the user's eyes. But the client is asking to ...
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Should I implement complex gestures for expert users?

For the most of software, there are keyboard shortcuts allowing the user to make complex actions in a small amount of time. These shortcuts are often made for advanced users and could be tricky and ...
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What is the best tablet case for use by patients in a medical environment?

I'm working on a tablet-based app (iPad) used by patients to quickly register upon arrival to a clinic or doctor's office. The tablets will be kept at the front desk, handed out for registration, then ...
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What baseline dimension/resolution to choose in illustrator for desigining android tablet mock-up? [duplicate]

I need to create the UI mock-ups for the android tablet app. I am aware and understand the complications with android device dimensions, dpi's etc. But I need to know what is the baseline resolution I ...
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Settings and Switch Account in Windows 8 Tablet Apps

I am designing a file browsing windows apps like one drive or dropbox. I tried Dropbox and Box on Windows 8 Surface. I didn't see how I can log out or switch account in this app. How those features ...
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Tablet Games - Most often used fingers

I'm looking for some statistics about how people use their tablets when they play a game. We're talking about complicated one with multiple interactions like strategic style. Do they hold the device ...
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What are the best methods to show a data table in mobile / tablet view? [duplicate]

I'm in the process of redesigning my website to be responsive, and some of my account pages I show some detailed product information in a data table view. What are some of the best methods to show ...
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Patterns for a wizard inside an Android tablet/phone app

We are rebuilding a banking application for Android tablet and phone. With this banking application you are able to create a savings account. The creation process for phone currently exists out of a ...
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App design process - Prototype phase: Photoshop design every single screen?

I've just started designing apps and still learning my way through. I'm now doing a project that it is quite complex, so this was the rough process: Understanding of client's requirements and ...
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Scrolling vs. Tapping on mobile

I'm designing a product detail page for tablet (mainly iPad). Given the limitation of screen size (although the new iPad is bigger now), there are content that's cutoff at the bottom. The requirement ...
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Setting for left-handed users

This application has a ribbon. If you pull a panel opens. For left-handed users it's a little uncomfortable, while opening the panel, arm occludes part of the screen and interferes with their intent ...
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Both swipe from left and swipe from right navigation in the same app; is it a good choice?

I'm designing the interaction and UI for a RWD e-commerce page. On tablet and mobile front page there has to be a hidden place for: list of categories shopping card login/register + open shop panel ...