Questions tagged [type]
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Why commonly or frequently used fonts sizes are even numbers like 10px, 12px, 16px, 24px, or 32px?
There are some sites still use odd numbers for font sizes, but why we used "commonly" even numbers? OR appears on default in selecting font sizes usually at 12px.
Accessibility: Registered Trademark logo in Text Logo custom font face
I have created a custom font face for a client's logo, which is a registered trademark. For SEO reasons, the Logo is in a H1 tag at the top of the page. From an accessibility perspective, would it be ...
Best way to handle when typology used by tech is different than typology presented to users?
This question is a follow-up to this one on Meta.SE about the flag dialog used on SE sites. In the dialog, the first two ("spam" and "rude/abusive") are considered the same type of flag, and the ...
How to represent two teams
I'm making some UI mock-ups for a tournament system. The scenario is that two players are being matched and then compete against each other. Colors is not an option because the system is going to ...
What is the appropriate line length of bullet points?
We can have information either in multiple paragraphs or a bullet point list. Visually, a bullet point is a paragraph with a black dot on the left. We have two types of bullet point lists: Ordered ...
why are the names on sports jerseys in all caps [closed]
Watching the 2014 World Cup, I've seen that almost all nations print the players' names in capital letters on the back of their jerseys*. Why do they do this? Considering that humans read sentence ...
HTML/CSS Type Over Video Slider
I'm working on a project where the designer wants tailored and styled type (i.e. CSS) over a video that's in a slider. Along with a png logo. Each video slider will have a different layout treatment. ...
Custom Type and Mobile Optimized layout for Email Clients
I'm in need of your help in regards of Email Clients. I'm looking at developing some marketing email templates that have custom fonts and can be mobile optimized. I've been searching around the web ...
Key dimensions to efficiently describe a user interface
What is clearly thought out is clearly expressed and there is certainly a way to efficiently describe and classify the various user interface types that have spread. At the UI components level, ...
Type on image vs. type on standard background [duplicate]
Does anyone have any research or a/b testing regarding whether people are more likely to read and retain information when type is on an image as opposed to a standard background? I'd imagine that ...
Using condensed fonts in Mobile apps
Any body have any experience using condensed fonts for mobile designs? Pro/Cons? They seem like they might be harder to read on mobile devices.
How to present a huge list that support searching and scrolling in a fast way?
We are using jQuery UI Tabs to display 2 tabs with huge data; each tabs contain more than 8,000 drugs. The tab switching is currently extremely slow, it takes 4 to 5 seconds (on Chrome, IE) and 2-3 ...
Should I validate input if I don't care?
I am developing an application where a user will store arbitrary key-value pairs. The value is of no interest to the application, as it will merely be stored and returned at a later moment. The user ...
Html best input type for boolean values selection
In web development, html , what is the best input type to be used if users are only given two choices? basic true or false for example? active or inactive? my choices are: two radio buttons, dropdown ...
font rendering issue [closed]
I have been designing the UI for a financial application. I'd usually do high-fidelity mockups using Photoshop and send them to the developers. What I have noticed is that the text in the actual ...
Is domain name important for user experience?
Is it important for the domain of a website to be chosen so that it is simple to type? For example, consider delicious-dot-ly (delicious.ly). Would it be fair to say that the difficulty of typing ...
fast data entry UI patterns
I am working on a web app that helps people manage their finances. the app requires users to manually enter key financial transactions on a weekly basis, and there is a strong requirement to make the ...
Use of typekit fonts [closed]
I was wondering if Typekit fonts are used on any big sites. I know on their site https://typekit.com/ it says Twitter and NYTimes use it, but actually checked out the source on their pages, it doesn't ...
Should users be able to enter data directly into a pivot table
... or should I offer them a separate formular/window where the user can fill the data to the related person? Its about entering marks/grades of pupils for a certain subject. So sliding to the wrong ...
What are some good books for learning about typography? [closed]
I really want to learn the basics of type. However, there are so many books on the subject that I get overwhelmed while searching.
Best way to select a typeface?
What process do you use to select a typeface? How do you determine which types are best for long passages of text, which are best for headlines, etc.?