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The extent to which a product can be used by specified users to achieve specified goals with effectiveness, efficiency, and satisfaction in a specified context of use.

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Looking for advice for my web application UI [on hold]

I have a web application at www.dutura.com and would like someone to give me his opinion on the UI. It's still in beta stage, though.
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Best use of checkbox and question formulation

These two forms yield the same result in my database. Which one of these two "setups" would you consider the most elegant and/or correct way of asking whether people would like to be contacted by SMS ...
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How to handle filtering on columns of a table?

I am currently working on a pretty complex (and convoluted, I'll admit) table in terms of filtering. One of the options for filtering allows the user to filter on an item that is displayed as a column ...
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Are shoelaces replaceable by more usable alternatives? If so why are they still so common?

Compared to alternatives like velcro (which have been around for quite some time) or mechanisms that allow you to tighten shoes with a twisting mechanism (as seen on some of the football boots), ...
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Is it right convention to put tabular view in the pop up

In our modal we need to showcase two options.To delete and edit the projects. Just wanna know if it is right convention to show tabular view in the pop up modal.
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Usability testing remotely [closed]

I wanna run usability testing remotely for Web app and mobile app i need recommendation for tool record screens and user for web/mobile
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OTP Verification - Which approach will lead to better and consistent UX? (Screenshot included)

I'm designing a screen for OTP verification. The design looks similar to this. Taken from here My questions are, Should I auto-verify the OTP when the user has entered all the 6 digits or Should ...
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Best practises for the iOS HUD

When would and when wouldn't it be appropriate to make use of a HUD? With both the HIG and Material Design not mentioning this topic I'm struggling to justify when it should or shouldn't be used. ...
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Forms behavior with browser navigation

I have a case with a flow im designing that is very rare, but i need to solve it anyway. I describe you the scenario. In a credit card form, the user inserts all the textfields, when he clicks the ...
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Dynamic home screen, looking for a better solution

I really didn't know how to name this question. The problem is that our app should show a different home/start screen depending on the state the user is (Searching for a job/ inside of a recruitment ...
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Breadcrumbs - vertical or horizontal?

I am planning to keep breadcrumb in my project. Which one is a good approach: Keeping in vertical or in horizontal form? What are the pros and cons?
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Where to put a search filter checkbox left or right side?

I have a search filters design for an eCommerce website, I wonder where should I put the checkbox of each filter? Any suggestion in terms of the usability and user experience?
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Is using iOS' 3D Touch in apps bad for usability?

Have there been any usability studies on iOS 3D/Force touch with less tech-savvy users? I've casually observed older people having issues with 3d touch using apps. They tend to press hard and long ...
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Why is the Skype 'close attachment' icon when viewing an attachment full screen in the top left? [closed]

Is there any reasoning or logic behind putting a 'Close' icon for a native windows application in the top left? (i know mac users tend to go top left to close apps) I have accidentally closed the ...
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Correct way to display row name/label

I want to display label (or name) for second row in a table so users know about what that row contains, please see image. Please note: On left there is another grid, thus adding name/label for the ...
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Videos on hero / banner and usability concerns: should I place it or not?

Should I place videos in lieu of a hero image, within the box below the header and main menu? Please note: no autoplay videos for sure, just a big image taken from inside the video with the ...
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Password Recovery in Modal or New Page [closed]

What are the advantages/disadvantages of using a popup password recovery vs a new page?
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How to properly communicate admission form on website?

We are struggling with a returning issue for a webpage I am designing. I work on a university’s admissions portal for upcoming students. It is difficult to explain the exact criteria for why students ...
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Stacked Bar Chart Movement User Experience

I have three friends Bob, Sam, and Maya. We all deposit some of our pocket money together to the electronic wallet. On tough time we can move money from each other accounts as Bob can transfer money ...
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General design principle to assist functionality but be out of your way

I don't have the language to even ask this question appropriately. I am designing a spec for a design of a UI that will assist the functionality of another device. I'd like to state in words that a ...
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How do we prevent users from typing unlimited number or character in fields? [duplicate]

How do we prevent users from typing unlimited values? We could use form validation or present users with an error message. But how do we restrict users from typing unlimited values in other ways?
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Is this a good concept: “Select one or multiple items using checkboxes and use a radio button to select all”?

We have found a component on a website* with a selection that works like this: There's a radio button All. There are multiple checkboxes, one for each value. It's possible to select one ore more of ...
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Why is this text, that fails WCAG accessibility guidelines, subjectively easier to read than text that passes?

A The smaller text here passes WCAG 2.0 contrast accessibility AA guidelines. B The smaller text here fails WCAG 2.0 contrast accessibility AA guidelines. In a usability study comparing the images ...
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Impact of tool/app design on user error

I am looking for papers and publications regarding correlation between tool/app/UI design/quality and end-user error. I had trouble finding any meaningful info regarding this topic - maybe due to EN ...
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Does retyping an email to confirm really mitigate errors?

I've seen a lot of sites ask for email confirmation on the page, mostly by retyping the same email. Does this reduce error rates or just infuriate users and what are the best ways to reduce errors ...
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Direct users to use a physical button

I'm designing a touch screen user interface to control a physical robot. The interface also includes physical buttons, similar to how a cell phone has touch screen elements and physical home buttons, ...
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What is the best way to display a destructive action on this component?

The final assignment from my course is to create a mobile application similar to AnkiDroid where the user can create flashcards to study. I'm not sure about how to display a destructive action on the ...
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Standard font size for non-Latin scripts

For Latin fonts you typically see anywhere from 12-16px for the main body of text. Medium.com has 21px for article body text which is larger than most. GitHub has 12px for code. Twitter has 14px for ...
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Are Sticky Posts Good UX?

We've all seen sticky topics in online forums - a post which is forcibly stuck to the top of the list by the author(or moderators) of said post. Example: I have a case now whereby we have an ...
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Need examples of applications similar to TurboTax [closed]

I'm currently working through an application very similar to how TurboTax functions. I have a paper form that needs to be entered by users into my application (see example" https://www.cms.gov/...
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Email client: why is the “Send” button always next to the other buttons? [closed]

In the vast majority of email clients I've seen (Outlook, but also Web mails like outlook.com or GMail), the "Send" button is always next to danger zone where the user often clicks. The worst example ...
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Natural language search with boolean inputs?

So I'm working on a project which allows a user to type in a query using natural language as follows: Some of the keywords turn into tags that can be clicked/interacted with to access an advanced ...
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What is the optimum way to represent (group) options per row

I'm working on a case where a customer wants to choose how much points to distribute for each question of a survey. The points depend on the location of the survey. Depending on the location where ...
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Making Python code snippets available to internal non-technical userbase?

This is a more general question pertaining to a business need. At my company many requests come through that require an analyst to run a mini "code snippet". These code snippets could be in SQL, ...
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In search based application, how to optimise search field? [duplicate]

I am working on the project which is totally based on search. To trigger the search I have 8 fields and one of them is mandatory. I came up with one option to narrow down the search and also to reduce ...
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How to properly document UX bugs?

What is your advice on creating titles for User Experience and usability bugs? We are using a spreadsheet to report and track software bugs, including UX bugs. We have divided the bugs into the ...
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What are the best practices for long heavy-content pages like articles and case studies?

Title pretty much says it all. I'm interested to know what are the best practices to make sure the user won't get lost in the gigantic volume of information. There are some basic ideas like a summary ...
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Position of changed user in ordered grid

Here is a problem I'm facing now: User selects a row in the table. Let's say Abraham Lincoln. The table is sorted by Name (alphabetical order). Now we open a dialog (SPA application) and change the ...
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Another way to say “Replace your currently selected item”?

I'm building a part to our e-commerce store, it's essentially a "kit builder" for building several products in to one big kit, giving the user a discount. The use can only select one item per ...
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Examples and suggested principles of designing dissipating usage tracking experiences?

I was wondering if anyone could assist, I'm not sure what the correct terminology for this is, and therefore struggling to find any research on it. I'm designing an experience where users have a ...
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Search box with clickable keywords?

I'm working on a search box in which the user will be entering keywords that can be clicked/interacted with. For example, say, a user types in "Fender Guitar", the words "Fender" and "Guitar" will be ...
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Display hashed security answers in front end

My web app requires the users to provide secret questions and answers. The users can't pick a question from predefined ones, but have to write their own questions and (of course) answers. For ...
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Most user friendly way to present exclusive archetypes with nested configuration options

I'm currently implementing a UI for a configuration application. The typical user would be an employee changing the configuration parameters of some client software (like theme, available features to ...
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Most user friendly way to represent radio button with sub options

I'm working on a settings section where the user needs to pick a radio button (or a segmented control) and each option generates a set of multiple options that can be selected in any combination. Lets ...
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Best way to enter time in an optional 12 hr format?

What's the best way for entering time in a 12-hour format? It's easier to select from a radio button AM / PM but since this field is optional, what if they decided not to fill it out, they cannot ...
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Expand/Collapse functionality best practices for a table

What do you think that we use instead of a checkbox to expand/collapse a table subgroup? I feel like 'checkbox' to expand wouldn't be the best practices. Image attached.
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Better options for action buttons in 'Cancel' Pop up

My users have options to 'Cancel Order' that they have placed. When user clicks on 'Cancel Order', a confirmation pop up appears asking the user if he/she really wants to 'Cancel the Order' or 'Not ...
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Please help me figure out this included/excluded search filter interaction (4 options)?

I am working on a tool that allows users to analyze a report populated with a bunch of social media (primarily Twitter) posts relating to a topic they are interested in. Within this, I am building ...
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What is the best alignment of the main container in a dashboard?

What is the best alignment of the main container in a dashboard if just a little content is displayed? Let's say the dashboard has a classic structure - header, footer, sidebar and the main container ...
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Clickable behavior of the checkbox with a link

How should checkbox behave if it has a link inside text field? Is it a good UX if only underlined link links to another page when the rest of the text in the control and the box itself check the ...