Questions tagged [user-expectation]

The attitude that the user develops as a result of previous experience with similar products/service or previous experience with the product/service in question that evolves over time

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Where should I place my inline data table buttons?

I'm building a desktop application with the intent for my users to perform action items on remote devices (can't say due to company IP). Users will also check the status of these devices, pre and post ...
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A ripple animation to make the user aware of a new or unknown feature

There's a UI technique I've previously seen on apps where a new feature or otherwise a feature unknown to the user has some kind of round ripple animation the size of a fingertip on it to indicate to ...
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Multiselect dropdown where selected values cannot be deselected on edit?

I'm trying to find examples of a multi-select dropdown where once the form is saved/submitted, the selected values cannot be removed but, new values can be added. Currently, I've designed it to work ...
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Change main screen/section of product depending on user progression with product

Is it possible to create a product where the main section (where users land after login) changes depending on the progresses made by the users with the product? I'm currently working on a career ...
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If we have to explain how to do something to a user, we have failed?

I was having this conversation the other day, well, a meeting where I heard If we have to explain how to do something to a user, we have failed. Now, in some circumstances, without a doubt, ...
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Groups vs notebooks

I'm working on a note taking app. One of the feature is that you can group the notes in a folder like manner in which one can create. subgroups inside groups and more subgroups and put notes/notebooks ...
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What is the best color to differentiate male and female?

In my app, when a user doesn't provide his / her avatar, I would like to display a colorful circle with the capitalized first character of his / her name. Let us assume, that if an avatar (face ...
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How to consolidate multiple versions of a download page into one?

I currently am building a bulk download page for my application, and am running into some problems designing the predictability of the main workflow for an end user. From this screen below (which ...
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Retrieving information from a label when user press a button

In my application I have the following scenario: if the user click a "info" button, the info will be shown in a label (bottom right). The problem is that I am force to put this label a little far from ...
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On password recovery, what to do if device is already logged in?

Say a user requests a password recovery on a computer. Our system then sends an email with a unique link to recover the account. However now consider the user receives this email and opens it on his ...
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How to communicate that creating an account is optional to using the site?

I have a site that can mostly be used without creating an account. Accounts are only needed for things such as preserving favorites across devices, which is minor in the context of the site. I want ...
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customer selection: find or create

I'm working on a form to create offers for our customers. Sales is currently creating loads of duplicates because the search performance is poor and they are rather hitting the create button than look ...
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what is better placement for navigation arrows & call to action button?

[![enter image description here][1]][1] Please check given image. Up & down arrows are used for navigation. there is one more CTA "Confirm"
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Dependent checkboxes behaviour

Context: In a form, there are 2 main sections - Boosters and Filter. If any Booster is checked, the Filter section cannot be checked and if filter is checked, no boosters can be checked. The ...
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Designing a mandatory input field with options

Are there any guidelines on how to present a mandatory input field which can either take in user input or be generated for the user? (Example - A mandatory promo code field which can both take in ...
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Animations and complex graphics required?

Hey guys I need some suggestions, I am developing a domain website on health care where specialists surgeons doctors who treats specific health problem. Is having animations,sliders, gradients makes ...
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Customer Migration… more like customer confusion

I have recently been put on a customer migration project, making customers change web/app/retail experience. The company I work for has acquired another company in the same industry. Everywhere I ...
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What is your go-to approach for content mapping?

What is your way to content map a website? My current redesign project has a span of 60+ governmentwebsites. I don't have the time to do a in depth research of each website/application, but I need a ...
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Should the user be given an option to scan or read an article?

I am working on my portfolio website and I wanted to allow the user (colleague/recruiter) to either scan or read the case studies. How to I validate this feature?
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What is recommended spacing between controls for a fat finger friendly interface?

I have tried searching anything related to fat finger friendly sized controls and spacing between. I could only find that it is a common rule to make controls at least 44 pixels big (from what I ...
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Keep sections expanded?

need an opinion for a better user experience. Imagine you are on some web site.  Go to page X, there are few collapsable sections.  You expanded few of them at a random order one after another.  Then ...
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Ask users to set a password or pin during the registration process

We are going to give our users the ability to set a password on their apps to protect their personal data such as their transactions, wallet balance and etc. We decided to ask them to set a password, ...
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Will users tolerate starting over when their key identification is changed?

The main function of my app: Two users select each other by phone number Neither of them is aware of the other at the beginning Based on certain activities over time, an event happens for both Due ...
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Micro Transition for selection

I'm using a dropdown select in my design. The user makes a selection, and the content below changes. The problem is the content below is very similar and isn't obvious that it has changed. I was ...
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Why do users misunderstand the recycle bin as archive?

Today I faced yet another user misusing the application's recycle bin as archive. When I offered him to empty it he went angry because he "always did so" and didn't want to lose his mails. The first ...
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Representing unique data and its breakdown

I'm stuck with a problem that has me stumped. Context: I'm working on a dashboard which gives details about the breakdown of a user's data. Here's the basic workflow: 1. User Uploads data- ...
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Video Triangle Play on Thumbnail Image - Dated UX?

I notice that the classic triangle video icon on video thumbnails isn’t being used as much. Now video thumbnails just have a timestamp, but no call to action. I think it is a cleaner UI but I am ...
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Sidebar positioning on mobile - review form

I'm updating a review page where users are asked to leave feedback on their recent course purchase. Students who purchase courses on our site don't instantly get access to their course. Some users ...
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Designing/ Using Icons for people over the age of 40

How does someone in the industry use the right icons and text together in order for age > 40 people to understand the functionality of the feature that they are clicking on. I have come up with a few ...
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Save field on enter press (textarea, text input) - what is the best approach

I'm building an application where I have a shopping list which has name and description. The name field is a text input and the description is a textarea. Currently, the Name and the Description can ...
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Should non-existant files in a recently used files list be deleted without user prompt?

Say, you have this common thing of "recently used files" or "frequently used files" in your application. It may easily happen the user moves or deletes a file they had opened recently/frequently. So ...
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How to prevent unsolicited user behavior on image radio button?

Below you can see a section from a booking system. In this section users should be able to select a staff to book and also call him when they need. However, we received feedback about that some users ...
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Should a popup get closed if the user scrolls the area behind it?

In the image below, the sidebar (Blue) is a scrollable container that has input-fields, check boxes and a color-picker (yellow). When the user clicks the color-picker button, a pop-up dialog shows up (...
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Asking users how they heard about us

When is the best time to ask the user the question, "How did you hear about us?" We haven't fully decided how to best phrase this question, but how do you bring this up contextually to a user? We'd ...
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Should you show current state or the state it's about to change to for password visibility? [duplicate]

I'm exploring the idea of adding a hide/show icons for password visibility. I understand we can just use the words "hide" and "show", but if we were to use icons, should its current state be shown ...
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Is it more common, or best practice, to design several web pages to fill out user profile data or one page divided into sections? [closed]

I notice that a site like LinkedIn feels overwhelming and clumsy to me when I'm trying to update my profile. I would guess that LinkedIn would hire some of the best developers in the world, yet it ...
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Layout for Manuals - “Hiding” content in Large Page vs Making lots of small pages?

I've been writing down an Online Manual for a programming library, and the service I'm using (ReadTheDocs) allows me to use plenty of HTML features in Markdown + JavaScript besides integrating nicely ...
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Tone of Voice when speaking to audience [closed]

Working on a new homepage for my site and my primary audience is developers. In my title I was planning on using something like... Helping </developers> achieve their potential The markup ...
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Highlighting differences between old and new results and conveying value to user

Context I have a dashboard where I want to highlight- A. Total data that the user has uploaded on our system and the amount of matches against that data in our database. B. The amount of difference ...
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Messaging system - deleting a conversation

I am building a messaging system on my website. This is a threaded messaging system where a conversation can take place between two people. One of the challenges I'm working on is how to handle ...
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Should we show user information for deactivated accounts?

I am building a dating website, which contains a messaging system. On each conversation I display the username and avatar image of the person you are talking to. Users have the ability, at any time ...
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How to convey the user that some of the form fields cannot be changed later?

I have a form wizard some input fields. On the first step of the wizard, there are 2 checkboxes which once the form has been submitted, cannot be edited. All other fields can be edited later on if the ...
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Making up user audience?

I understand that, for someone who’s just starting to put together a portfolio without any “real” projects under his belt, made up projects and scenarios are acceptable pieces of work to include. ...
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What to display in place of the “pay” button while payment is underway?

In our application an "order" (subscription to an event) can be (partly) modified after it has been paid for. For this reason orders aren't removed from the visual indication during or after payment. ...
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Should accessible buttons include contextual information

It is possible for screen-readers to navigate the page by links, this would make sense to include links that make sense without user having to understand what is around the button. For example "Save ...
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Best solution for deleting records

I'm working on a UI that contains thousands of records organized into folders. Users will have the ability to organize these folders - ie: Delete, Rename, Give Permissions to users, etc. I'm ...
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Should disabled options still be flagged as mandatory?

Building an application form for internal trained agents to help on-board new clients. Many pages of input, lots of info to add. 95% of fields are mandatory. My design called for mandatory fields to ...
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Is it good practice to remember a user's selection of an option as a new default?

I absence of data to decide a good default, would it be good practice to remember the users last choice in a dialog box and use that as default the next time the dialog box is opened? Context I have ...
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Conveying relationship between form input fields

Context I'm working on an audience selection workflow where a user can specify certain attributes to select their audience. For example, the user may want to create an audience of entirely male ...
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Representing asset expiration and rating in a single dashboard

We're presently going through introducing a new concept into an existing customer facing dashboard. At present customers are used to navigating their assets by using a site-wide "rating". This is ...