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Questions having the [tag:user-behavior] tag regards users reaction and/or behavior to the environment she encounters.

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In-page actions in an enterprise with general Save button

we are building an enterprise where the user can register/edit customers. Each customer has a lot of information which is separated in multiple tabs (up to 10). The enterprise has a general save/...
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How to show better hierarchy for inter dependent fields in a table?

[Might be an existing question, couldn't find a better match] User scenario I have a list view that shows column headers ( fetched from a separate table ) User has the following ability to do. Can ...
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Is it bad practice to emulate native UI elements in a hybrid app?

I personally feel that borrowing from the native interface will improve the user's experience, especially in terms of navigation. It seems to me that since hybrid apps are distributed in the same way ...
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Split pane vs Action for multilple selection

I'm bulding a User interface that the user has a split pane with a list and the detail of the selected item in the right. I chose to use these approach because the user could see the important ...
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How should an app clarify that you can choose the outcome size only during the first 2 of the 4-step process?

I am working on an app that synthesizes long texts, articles, essays. You paste in the text and the system starts synthesizing. You can choose a size or length for the final format, say Short, Medium, ...
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How do I show break time in my attendance app?

I've already designed an HR attendance application, given the apps UI below: When they clock in, the progress fills up. When they take a break the progress stops and the grey part below starts ...
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The psychology of color that a child would most likely choose

As a UI designer, I have always wondered if there has been any psychological studies that can prove that children will pick certain colors over other colors or if there is a common pattern that occurs ...
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First page of a commercial service web site - a) list your stuff or b) seek to win visitor's trust by publishing PR news/ awards/ about us/ etc?

If you have a web site describing some type of a commercial service, where customer trust is a deal-breaker (e.g. construction work company), which perception model is more common among visitors: a) ...
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How to expand data table when only 2 columns have data that can be expanded on?

I have a data table where you can click to expand upon the row. Two out of my four columns have data that can be expanded upon if the column is set to enabled. If disabled, there is no additional data ...
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Is it better to auto open a dialog/sidepanel when redirecting from an email link?

We have a situation where our application sends an email with an activation link to the users. This link redirects to the activation page of our application where they need to enter some additional ...
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Getting the real name of an user

Currently, when registering on my site, users are presented with a first name field and a lastname field (plus an email and password field as usual). My reasoning behind this was to encourage users to ...
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How to cater to 2 different audiences in1 page

I'm working on 1 site page that is for both Enterprise customers and Communications Service Providers. We sell the same offers and solutions to both but we need to use a different language for each. ...
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What would be the most accessible and attractive approach for selectors in forms?

I'm working on a project about forms in which we have a question about selectors. We have seen that there is a boom of selectors that do not show whether it is a checkbox or a radio button. From my ...
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UX/UI for a store/asset library combo.. how to make it easy and useable?

I am working on a product that has a built in asset library. The goal is to access tons of objects in one place in a way our competitors haven’t done well. The tricky part is, there are a) about 2000 ...
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How can i indicate which row was edited in a "preview changes" page?

I currently have a data table that the user can make changes to. None of this data has a key indicator since they can all be the same. My actual product uses lots of various objects/values and can get ...
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Scrolling Behavior - Mobile vs Desktop

We have some internal research that shows our users scroll much further down the page on mobile vs desktop. The page lengths are exactly the same in terms of the amount of products displayed - 3 ...
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Why do virtual calculator UIs (especially desktop ones) have the numbers laid out when users typically use the keyboard instead

Just curious, why do virtual calculators on desktops even have the numbers and symbols added to the UI. Here's an example of what I mean Windows Calculator macOSCalculator On desktops, the primary ...
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What is the easiest way to automatically collect user data in a prototype app?

I would like to test the design for an app. Therefore, I would like to let my test subjects use an app prototype on their smartphones for a few days in a row. I would like the test persons to use the ...
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Alternative UI design to provide access to multiple users

Problem: Part of the application has access to only specific users. Eg View only, Add item, and edit. Only admin can give access. I have already tried toggle buttons and check boxes. Wondering if ...
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Hiding or showing upcoming functionalities

We are developing a data-heavy site and I was wondering, how should we present (or hide) upcoming functionalities. Let's say in a form an option which will only be available later. Or a button that ...
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Is scrolling inside a modal bad when it doesn't look like there is more information to view?

I am currently dealing with lots of modals that contains a lot of forms. One problem I am facing is how to organize the forms, and I have implemented a mostly single column form, unless the forms are ...
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Managing groups, users and their roles and permissions

I'm working on improving the current layout for managing group and user permissions - mainly the presentation of these things. The way it currently works is that all permissions from a group (Read/...
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How to indicate changes in the preview of a grid

I have a web page that allows a user user to preview the changes they made. The page has a grid with data and the user can edit each row. In the preview, the user wants to see what he/she has changed....
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Designing a eCommerce Gifting Experience

I am currently working on an artisan food eCommerce site, One product in particular they offer are a kind of Product Basket subscription in which you receive several products per month. I am trying to ...
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What do you think of pop up/full screen search box?

So I am trying to design a nice header. At first, I wanted to make an expendable search box but that is beyond my knowledge. But now I think a pop-up search box wouldn't be so bad. I know that there ...
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How "buy now" act as trigger and drive into loop like "Hooks model"

Recently, I was trying to understand the 4 phases of the "Hook Model". Trigger, Action, Reward & Investment. From the study, I found there is 2 main category of the trigger. Internal &...
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Is it fine to show every detail on dashboard for an admin panel or after one click?

Well, I know the fact that we need to minimize the user click. But displaying too much information is also not good. So, as you can see from the image below, we have plans and a scrollable list of ...
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Handedness in touch or tablet software UI design

I read a previous post on discussions about designing UI for left or right hand users, but I thought they left out an important discussion when it comes to touch and tablet devices. For example, I ...
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Displaying sections in the UI in Support Search as additional results

We have a large application where sections of its UI may be hard to find. In an attempt to ease the user's navigation path, we plan on offering "shortcuts" from the Search functionality ...
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When is the best moment to show an input error on a multi-tab configuration menu?

I have a configuration menu with multiple menu, tabs, and some required options. I have asked a similar question regarding this issue, but I have a more specific question. At what point should I show ...
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Should users be able to invite and set different types of permission for each invitee?

I noticed that in Google Drive, if you were to invite more than one person, you're only able to set one type of permission (Viewer, Commenter, or Editor) for everyone. So if you had different sets of ...
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Assessing whether a feature is needed via a survey or unmoderated test

A product manager dreamt up and designed a feature. They want me to quickly find out whether users actually need it by running a quick unmoderated test. The feature is a contextual search in a music ...
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What's the best way to draw attention about a thing in the configuration process that may happen or not but that can be very important if it happens?

I've the following problem in my mobile app development. There are some services which can be launched from the beginning after a device is restarted or whatever that makes it to boot. Problem is that ...
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What is the default behaviour for device orientation when switching between apps? [closed]

I think there is probably a technical dependency involved, but I will ask the question from a user experience perspective. Many mobile devices run apps that have a default orientation (i.e. landscape ...
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Payment method pre-selection

Here's a quick summary of the problem: the app I'm working on can have multiple payment methods added (saved) by the user. They can use them for making trips and purchases in the app. I'm not sure how ...
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What's a good way to let users manually switch between inbound and outbound travel content?

Working on the UX for a inbound/outbound switch for a travel website that does tours in the Asia region. They aim to 1st identify using IP address if the user is from the host country or heading to ...
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Updating config settings for an individual item vs a group config update. When should i change 1 item vs all items?

Lets say we have a group of devices (A, B, C). These devices have the group config settings: location: USA color: blue Now I take device B and individually change its location to Canada. Now I go back ...
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What is the best way to make sure all casing is uniform for all titles in our platform?

I'm working on an internal app that requires users to input very long titles that almost always includes people's names. These titles are obtained from legal documents where many times, it would ...
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Where do I place the Admin user in the menu? [closed]

I am redesigning a platform with two kinds of users: regular and Admin and the two roles are not separated, meaning the Admin should see the same as the regular user + the Admin button, which takes ...
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How to build an events application with private events sharing?

I am building a sport application where people of a city can organize football matches and join other matches as simple users. We have currently built the basics of the application: users can create ...
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Different ways of entry points in a form or one way?

So I am trying to digitalise a business form for my client. I will quickly explain the workflow: User fills a form which has: shipping address payer address billing address. 2.They create a new ...
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Suggestions, isporations and ideas for report page for an ERP

I am designing a reports page where users come and fill in the required fields and get the report. They can then choose to download or view the report. Considering that our users are not very tech-...
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Links in content (ie box and cards) vs Navigation

I see a lot of discussion in UX circles about search VS browse. What I don't see a lot is any kind of testing or research on how soon people reach for the menu of a site, and whether different people ...
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Drawing on Mobile with fingers: magnifier or offset from finger location?

We are working on a "remove objects from photos" app, where the users highlight/select a part of an image they want to remove and the app takes care of it. Precision is sort of important ...
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Mobile website user behaviour - drop off

I'm trying to understand why users don't purchase products on mobile websites, but rather surf on the mobile web then drop off and only purchase on a desktop website. I know that I need to speak to ...
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What is this new insane trend to remove the "order by" feature from websites?

In the last couple of months, two major websites I use have removed the entire basic feature to order the list of items in any way other than by "relevance", if it even mentions what it ...
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Usability testing: what can be the best questions to ask a user to understand if they prefer infinite scroll vs pagination?

For example, unsplash.com has an infinite scroll. Let's say we want to change it to pagination. What can be the best questions to ask a user for a usability test?
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Can we place Information icon inside a Chip or Tag element? [duplicate]

I am working on a popup screen. In this situation, the user attempts to publish a job on a certain job board, for example, Linkedin. The popup will open, and in order to publish a job, we must input a ...
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What's a good alternative to a modal calling another modal?

The example i'm thinking of uses a modal to display a list of saved references. The secondary action for this would be to email this list (to yourself or to share). Both of these actions (displaying ...
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"Months" vs. "Years" wording in the loan industry

Do you know about a study or research regarding the wordings “months” vs. “years” in the lent term context? Why and when do you suggest to use months/years instead of the other one and why? Loans ...

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