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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. Tag must be used only when there's a change or shift in an otherwise common user expectation.

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Need help on quick filters design

I need help/suggestions on quick filter design. In the design shared below, there can be at max 8 filters however the things fit correctly for larger screens. But for smaller screen resolutions things ...
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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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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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Spinbox direction hints and time relation

I'm trying to write an input widget that allows to set a timer, having visually defined sections for seconds, minutes, hours and, possibly, days. Right now it fundamentally is a personal project for ...
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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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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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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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Should toggle buttons be same size or dependent on text size?

I have multiple toggle buttons each with around 3-5 values. The problem lies in the text, where some buttons are much longer than others. Is it better practice to make all buttons the same size ...
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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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Is this a good login/register flow?

I'm currently reviewing the design for the registration (signup) flow on a website. I've heard that it's considered a highly favorable UX, but I'm not entirely convinced. So I'd like to gather more ...
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Should a sidebar menu have a sliding animation?

Currently we have a sidebar menu with multiple parent and submenus. There is some debate on whether there should be a sliding animation or not. I think because it is not a step by step process, so the ...
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Best practice for app integrations

We have an app that allows you to integrate with Zoom. So basically, from our app, when the user adds Zoom, it will ask them to login in to their Zoom account which would then install our app in Zoom. ...
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CTA in the search icon or separated search button?

The search field of this page has a text insertion, search icon, and search button. My working process is as follows: place the text and click on the most immediate graphic object, the search icon. ...
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Should each month tick be at the first day of month, or every 30 days?

I am making a chart with a time axis. This axis can have yearly, monthly, dayly, or hourly ticks, depending on how big the timespan is. For monthly ticks, I'm in doubt as to where should the ticks be ...
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What's a good metaphor for a simple state machine?

This is a bit of a weird question so I'm not sure it fits here, let me know please. This is a question about UI design for a video game. The question is purely about user experience, but I'll have to ...
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How to initiate designing a iPaas Product from scratch? [closed]

As a Product designer working in an iPaas company, I have worked on various features of the product. On both the scenarios like designing a new feature and also improving the existing features. The ...
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Are there any guidelines for using the auto focus (programmatic focus) on a webpage by WCAG 2.0?

Regarding ADA compliance and web accessibility guidelines like WCAG and WAI-ARIA, is there a specific requirement recommending the auto-focusing of input fields after service failure error (not a ...
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Using an image as a banner, or code the text and CTA separately?

I was wondering what is the better practice for a web platform selling employee benefits. We have a banner up top (not a carousel), and I'm not sure if it's better to keep it as an image, or code the ...
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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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HTML input of type color has no empty state

The HTML input of type color has no empty state. Therefore it always shows a selected color. What would be the best way to convey to the user that they have to select a color. I restyled the color ...
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What should be written in an Error email, if the details of the error is empty?

We are about to design an email template for an IPAAS company that handle data integration. We have defined the template and its content through various iterations and feedback. We came up with a ...
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Approaches to indicate and handle new items from websocket on a live news feed

I have a live news feed that looks like this. I have data coming in continuously from websockets as long as you are on the page Currently I show a button when there are non zero new items and they get ...
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Need help with filter grouping

I'm working on filters. I need help on filter grouping. We do have different filter groups that can be applied on given data. The problem here the page looks overwhelming with given options. I cannot ...
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How to Communicate a Delay in Drag-Start Interaction?

I want to visualize a drag start delay, it takes 1 second hold before drag starts, and I want the user to understand they should keep on holding the item. What is a good practice for a ui/ux ...
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Improving confusing product permission settings UI with explicit / implicit multi options

I have a product permission settings component that allows users to include/exclude companies' current and future products. Many users find the current UI confusing based on feedback. Below is an low ...
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When to use segmented tab and tabs?

Question here is when do we segmented tabs in the design vs when do you use horizontal tabs in design? Segmented tabs Horizontal navigation
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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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Seeking Help with a UI Pattern for Segment Selection in Analytical System

My team and I are currently working on developing an analytical system that employs a segment-based filtering mechanism. In essence, this system shares similarities with Google Analytics, where ...
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Is it better to have an add/remove feature or a "manage list" function? [closed]

I have a data table and currently the only thing you can do is add/remove things from this list. So I have it setup where you click "add" and it shows you the master list of all items you ...
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Redesigning our searchbar

Our users are having trouble with our search bar. They don't realize they need to click the search icon to start searching. To make it clearer, I've come up with three solutions: A. Replace the icon ...
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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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Could elevators not have call buttons?

Do elevators need call buttons? Shouldn't the elevator be called if someone stands in front of the door? I see many questions about people pressing the buttons for different banks of elevators and so ...
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Lock booking seat before or after payment?

Let's say there is 120 seats in a cinema and there is a reserve your seat feature. The client has to choose his seat and then pay the amount for his seat. Should the seat be locked once the client ...
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Does dynamically updating the date to 'today' on a website affect user experience?

I was quite surprised a few days ago when I visited the latest HTML specs from W3C (they moved it to a new website and URL, but it's official) and saw that they had been updated on that very date. I ...
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Research Dashboard: Empty State vs. Partial Data - What's the User-Friendly Approach?

I'm currently working on redesigning a research data dashboard. I'm facing a decision on how to handle the initial data load for a specific type of data that dates back couple of years. I have two ...
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Non Modal Persistent element - Best practices for tab sequence and general accessibility

We're working on a compare widget that appears when products are selected for comparison. This tray continues to persist as long as the products are in this widget. Even if users move to other pages. ...
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How many error icons are enough in a nested configuration menu?

So I have been developing a way for users to track where they left mandatory fields blank, so that they can freely go back and forth between menus, the input field would just turn red. In the example ...
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Stepper - max. item count

I currently have an annoying discussion with one of the business guys as he wants to turn a freely configurable tool into a stepper. First of all the tool don't have mandatory steps, it's more like a ...
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User experience of auto moderators in platforms better at case resolution?

It is known that well trained and programmed tools can be used to automate and perform tasks at a greater level of precision and accuracy than humans (most of the time). The fact that they can be ...
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Scheduled vs actual dates & times on a table

I'm designing a "Deliveries" page for a B2B web app. Users can see their deliveries on a table and filter, see the details of each delivery, and export. The columns of the table are: ...
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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 user need to be told how many files there are to be downloaded?

We have a link that says "Download" so the user can download transcripts. Does this link need to be more explicit? eg, "Download 2 files" Does there need to be indication if the ...
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Is a process secure if it's not perceived as such?

We just finished research for an article on 2FA (Two-Factor Authentication) and, while writing the report on the insights, I got wondering on this particular finding: Our research indicates that most ...
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Show short background processes outcome on UI?

I have a workflow where when opening the workflow, a background user authentication is done to know if user has proper rights to execute the workflow. Now the check is usually very quick (<2 ...
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Placement of refresh cta

We have one widget wherein we need to place a refresh CTA on clicking will load new information on another item. In an ideal sceanrio Refresh should be placed at widget level which gives clear info ...
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The best usability for accepting an address from a user

Let us assume that there is no feature for an autocomplete, and that lookup's based on a zip code are not possible. The usual UI for an address block is usually: Apartment, house number Building name,...
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Regarding buttons that takes user outside the app, how do I get them back to the original app?

I have an app where the user undergoes a sign-up flow. During that flow, the user needs to enable "family sharing" on iOS which involves going into the iOS device settings and completing a ...
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Appropriate button copy if the user wants sales to contact them

We're integrating our app with another app via an iFrame. In the "parent" app, the user would already be logged-in before they can download our app. So ie, we would already have their ...
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Label placement on filters

Why almost all filters I find have their labels inside, as a placeholder? When the users select a value they lose context since the label is no longer visible. Isn't it a better option to put the ...
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