Questions tagged [users]

A user is an agent, often a human agent (end-user) instead of a software agent, who uses a computer or network service.

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What's a better term for “stupid” user?

A common term in the design world is: Design for stupid. Another one is the acronym KISS which stands for: Keep it simple stupid. or Keep it stupid simple. The logic in these statements is that ...
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Asking the user to select two items (which file & file format) before clicking download button

I have a scenario where users can download report files. There are three types of files available in three different formats (.txt, .csv, .xls). I am giving checkbox for the types so that user can ...
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I want to write an article on Universal Usability [closed]

I want to write an article on Universal Usability. What are the aspects shall I cover ? Any suggestions
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Automatically detect preference for kilometers vs miles, or explicitly ask?

On my website / app I am currently using miles only to designate distances, and some European users have asked for the ability to have it use kilometers instead, as they are not very familiar with ...
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Which is the best way to edit a row in a data table? [closed]

I need to design a mockup that consists of a data table featuring crud operations. I want to know the best way to design this: Using inline editing? Using a pop-up? Using another page?
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Forcing Sign-Up For a Mobile App

Currently in the process of desgining a mobile app in the 'mental wellness' space. Features include; Journalling (w/geotagging) Mood tracking Affirmations recording To Do Goal setting/tracking My ...
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Legacy system content import tool [closed]

We have an old system, which is a course platform, and we are developing a new version of it, with other technology and some new features. I am designing the feature that will allow users to migrate ...
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UX improvements for tabs with access control

Let's say a tab menu like the example below was used. https://www.w3schools.com/howto/howto_js_tab_header.asp Each tab has access control. Some users can see all the tabs, some users can only see ...
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Best way to verify user identity

I'm going to build eCommerce type website in USA where I need to find the true identity of the user when he/she create account. Because some people to bad things for example upload fake product and ...
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What do we call this element?

What should I call this element? Popup? Dialog? Modal?
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User testing, is it really necessary to do for each application in same domain

Just wanna start saying that hope everyone is safe and healthy. I have thought about user testing done for apps sharing the same domain to start the design improvement process. For example I have had ...
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How to show list have mixed rows that can be deleted while some rows that cannot be deleted?

Hope you enjoying WFM. I had a query, we are showing a list of both external and internal users. While internal users are federated and cannot be deleted. Only external users can be deleted. We have ...
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Form: How to make multiple search paths clear in the UI?

Background info: I am working on a healthcare application for acute care. In this application you can request personal data from the national government if you met the following criteria: 1) If you ...
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Is it a no-go to restart a user test after few seconds?

would you say it is a no-go to restart a user test with a user after few seconds because you forgot to to tell him some essential information he need to know to solve the task? Because he already got ...
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What is the best method for default selection on multi-select list component?

We are using angular material multi-select component on sign up page. User can select multiple options from the list of 4-5 whose scope can increase in future. Example : Location A,Location B ,...
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User Role assignment Layout

I was working on a UI where we create Role and assign Users.So the Role creation process is as follows: 1.First you select a module ( Module is like a product version to which Role will be applied to ...
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Is it OK to let the user use colored tags to associate data sets or keywords

I am debating with my boss regarding tags should be coloured or not. I feel that colouring tags will just work as fun for the user. A user won't remember what colour he has assigned to a particular ...
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How to handle license reservation/billing for groups (e.g. departments) within an admin panel?

I am working on the admin panel for a SaaS product. One need that has been conveyed by our users is the ability for groups within our product to reserve licenses that they have purchased with their ...
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Should I ask the user for their company name or email address as an additional source of validation?

During the signup flow of our service, we ask the user for their phone number and primary email address. We don't show those in their user profile. User can call each other only after they have ...
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How to test USSD flows?

I'm working on some USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) flows that basically helps health workers in remote communities without internet access to collect basic data (height, age, weight) ...
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Open source projects UX designers can join? [closed]

I am willing to contribute my free time to open source projects but most projects on Github require software engineers. Who could point me to a couple of open source projects on Github where I can ...
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Uploader component design [closed]

Good morning guys. This is my first post, so hi everyone =) . I need some help with the design of a uploader angular component, what I'm trying to achieve is create two components in one, a single ...
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VUI Interfaces - it is learning, personalized AI?

Good day, In reference to recent experience and check for possible affordances in scope of Voice interfaces in practise, several questions appeared that may define the quality of the service provided ...
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UX between app and Website

We currently have an app with certain features such as Timesheets and Booking holiday which is fundamental to our workers. However we also have a live website which has all the other content that is ...
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Which version of A/B do I show if you happen to get different versions in two instances?

Let's say I'm doing A/B testing, and this one particular user gets randomly assigned into group B for example. I have a choice right away to either store that on their account in my database, or on ...
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Showing multi list and drop down hierachy on page

We are dealing with Roles and assigning users to the Roles. Some of Roles which are Admin are not dependant on Context ( Environment - Production, Demo, Developement ), and some ( portal roles) are ...
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How to get around wanting to use email as unique login, but having existing users with multiple accounts per email?

I viewed Should multiple user accounts be allowed to use the same email address? My problem is that we're writing the new version of our website, but need to migrate the old user database to the new ...
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SaaS: company accounts, single user quits company, how company recovers account?

User creates a free account on behalf of his company. A few months later she/he quits (or gets fired), her/his company email is blocked. Someone from company wants to get access to this account. ...
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How to assign users unique and meaningful identifiers to child users while avoiding various pitfalls?

In my application, we need to assign unique identifiers to users, but this is turning out to be trickier than I would have thought. We load all users from a bulk feed, and do all the assigning ...
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What navigation label would you give these list items?

I read on here recently that a navigation label is a promise to the user that what they are about to click on is appropriately represented next. I love this. However, I am struggling to correctly ...
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Users expected to “ignore” irrelevant parts of a form?

I have a web form that is split into several pages, it is an adaptation from a hard copy paper form, and the requirements are that the data captured should be the same. For my webform I have asked ...
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What's the common name for this Asset?

On google account you have the option to choose a little image that will show up every time you are logged in. This is quite common across many websites and apps etc. Would you call this Avatar-Image?...
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A platform designed to support both: subscribers and user accounts?

We've created a platform where users can subscribe to their favorite organizations' newsletters (similar to Mailchimp). But we also want to allow subscribers to post content on their organizations' ...
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Why do user's sent messages appear on the right?

I noticed that in many websites/apps like Messenger, WhatsApp, sending SMS on iPhones, Google Hangouts, etc. The user's sent messages appear on the right side. I'm wondering why not place it one ...
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Patterns for listing users in a “room”

I'm building a little app that lists music recommendations to users in a room. I want to list the users in the room but have a hard time finding patterns for this. Right now it looks like this (by ...
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what should be the placeholder name and image until user has completed his profile?

I have an app where we show the name and profile picture on the menu page. The menu page can be seen without completing the profile also. At this point what would the most appropriate placeholder name ...
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How to practice user centered design with no / limited access to users?

We have an interesting project which is a prototype for a hypothetical domain specific userbase which does not currently exist. I'd like to use good design practices and wish to adapt our existing ...
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What software is used for user flow? [closed]

Does anyone know what software is used to make this user flow? I got the pic from Google.
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How can I do user research with a database of 100,000 users? [closed]

How could I start doing user research with such a large database? The techniques that I want to occupy are: Focus Group Interviews Contextual Immersion My doubt is how to start working with a ...
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Comparing user flows for products

I am challenged with presenting 2+ applications & their user flows to my product partners as a bird's eye view. Some of the steps will be common & some unique to these products. The purpose is ...
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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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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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Physical device and app user testing

I'm looking for any resources that you might know of that deals with user testing a physical device, in this case, a toy, that works with an app. I've searched a few times and haven't found any ...
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New Features and minimum amount of users

Sometimes it happens that product owner says that he wants a new feature to be added to our information system and he wants it because our users want it. But the real situation is that 1 or maybe 2 ...
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User friendliness of 'floating' WYSIWYG editors such as Medium and Summernote 'Airmode' [closed]

Currently there are some WYIWYG editors (medium.com and summernote airmode)that provide a 'floating' toolbar to edit the text. I.e. The user highlights the text and a toolbar shows up above the text ...
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Delimit multiple names that are display like lastname, firstname

I wonder what would be the best way to delimit multiple names in a user management web app that is completely in English. I guess normally one would separate by commas or semicolons but in this ...
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Is it ok have to have two search bars on the same page? [duplicate]

I have two search boxes on the page. First one is the universal search in the main navigation bar and the other one to filter map pins based on location. What do you guys think? P.S I am unable to ...
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What is the role of a test user that you invited to test your app and how do you handle communication with them?

We have a bit of a quarrel in our team around this topic. Here is what happened without going into much detail: We are developing a new social network and are in the alpha stage right now. To test ...
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Looking for a good analogy! [closed]

I've recently been finding analogies quite helpful when explaining something to clients. Something I'm explaining on a regular basis is that causing users to stop and pause to think about something ...
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How does the user recruitment process typically look like for user research & usability tests?

When you are working with an actual client to enhance the ux of their product, at the research stage of the project how do you recruit the users? In other words, let's say you start using a tool ...

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