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Assigning multiple users to multiple entities

Can't really find an example exactly like mine, so sorry if this is duplicative. The user needs to have the ability to assign 1 or many users to an account as an owner. The user needs the ability to ...
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Why so many symbols are included in the Unicode standard

There aren't that many "characters" you use on a regular basis, not much more than what's on a laptop keyboard, but even then there's probably a few extra. But there's over 100,000 characters in the ...
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Best way to view and edit permissions at multiple levels

There are three levels of items and each level has multiple items. Items on each level have its own permissions one can set. How to achieve this so that the user is less confused? The global ...
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Having trouble with contrast ratios [migrated]

I’ve been doing some work on trying to figure out some color themes for light and dark modes for a UI (aren't we all these days?). Basically, given a particular light theme how might we determine the “...
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How to handle check-able tree-view nodes that act as both a group and an item

I need to create a tree-view which allows users to select nodes (using a checkbox). The tree-view contains two types of node, "group" and "item". A "group" node can contain both "group" and "item" ...
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How do you come up with research objectives for an exploratory study?

Context: There is a very high level area of study 'E-commerce' and the brief says that I am supposed to redefine the UX. How do I identify key areas of focus for the research?
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Card Design - Layout

My mobile application has 6 cards. At any given time the user would view only one card. However, the user has an option to swipe left/right and view a different card. I am having a hard time deciding ...
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What type of navigation to use for middle sized website?

I am redesigning a website for our association with around 40 pages, which may be divided into the 4 main categories, each containing the same number of links. On the old, outdated site, the links ...
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Zooming problem? [closed]

I have a problem with my webpage, it goes crazy when I try to zoom :)).. I made the page kinda responsive using css grid (it was the first time when I used that) but now I am getting very frustrated ...
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Layout vs Grid Problem [migrated]

I have trouble understanding the relationship between Material Layout definitions and Material 8px grid system. When you place one above another, they don't match. So, what do I use the layout for? ...
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Capitalized words in navigation for phone app

I read that capitalized text reduces reading speed, but does it apply to navigation text? For example, at the top of the app I would have 3 navigation elements: HOME BOOKMARK SETTINGS Will it ...
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Orientation of checkboxes and their labels in a form

I have a form that has a combination of text fields, checkboxes, drop downs etc. Generally, UX fundamentals dictate we do this. This works well when text/drop down fields outnumber checkboxes But, ...
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Displaying Filters in search

I have business roles as a group of check boxes and based on selection of this group system will show Business activity. Is there any alternate way to show Business Activity on selection of Business ...
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How to display multiple progress locations?

My scenario is this: I'm reporting on how many points a player has earned in a game, along with other relevant info, like how many points the player had as a goal, and how many points the average ...
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Which would be the logical way for shortcuts for up down left right arrows keys in a keyboard

What would be the more intuitive way to wire [←] [→] [↑] [↓] keys to the left side of the keyboard for shortcuts? Currently, my app is mirroring the behaviour with the key e (up) d (down) s (left) ...
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UX metrics categories for a web app

We want to start using metrics to help drive design improvements. I like to tackle things from a high level down approach and I am trying to find some categories of metrics for web apps but not have ...
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Display a list of users with many properties (admin section on a website) [duplicate]

Usually, when I start to create a list of things in a web application, I start by displaying a table ╭───╥────────────┬─────────────╮ │ ║ Name │ Email │ ╞═══╬════════════╪═════════════╡ ...
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Are auto-hiding floating headers bad?

Many websites have headers that are always on-screen when you scroll up, but auto-hide when you scroll down. I hate them personally because the screen space they would've used up if they stayed ...
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Having two primary buttons

We are currently working on some email notifications. The email will notify you of something happening that requires your action. For example you are alerted that someone left a door opened when he ...
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What is best way to display a partial mobile number

Refer following links: https://www.karansaini.com/fuzzing-obfuscated-phone-numbers/ https://www.alldigitaltricks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/kotak-bank-change-mobile-netbanking.png https://www....
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using different tenses in different parts of the system

in one part of the system where the user creates forecast legend of the graph displays "forecast". In another section of the system where a user uses the forecasting graph (but essentially it's the ...
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Rules for showing transaction history

Aside from it being a best practice and just good design, are there any known rules dictated by banks and/or by the FTC (or similar agency) that dictate the rules for the display of transaction ...
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Is it a best practice to display the transaction detail in the confirmation page?

After making a change in his policy, the user review his new premium detailed and confirm the transaction. I wonder if it is mandatory to repeat the transaction details in the confirmation page as it'...
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Is it ok to Quick Nav selectively, not universally?

First, to keep us on the same page this is what I mean when I am saying Quick Nav. (Example from Lonely Planet) It is supplementary navigation to inform you what is on the page and send you down to ...
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Can I use TL;DR? [closed]

I see daily the short TL;DR in many article and I love it. Is it okay to use it like a lol, FYI, btw,... or is it today too nerdy to use it on article for a wide audience?
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Let users defer or opt out of payments

For a government service we have to collect a service fee. The amount is in the tens of dollars but as this is a vital government service the fee can be differed or waved. If this happens our client ...
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Modal or new Page for product description?

I have a question it's kind of research and I have researched a few before posting but I want direct pros and cons for my concerns thus I am posting this question here. I have a page which has a sort ...
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Asking user to login in the middle of a purchase in a website used years ago

If a visitor tries to make a purchase on an website from which they made a purchase maybe a few years ago, during checkout it might happen that the user does not remember he has an account and as I ...
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Styling text on black background for easy readability in a content heavy website.

I am currently working on a project where client wants the site to have black background. It is a community/ forum style website for long discussions. I am having difficulty on styling text on black ...
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Optimising large navigation bars

How would you go about revamping a navigation as long as this while keeping all the links visible On desktop On mobile
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Perceived security of magic link/passwordless login

As far as I've read, passwordless login like Slack uses (user inputs their email and then clicks on the login link in their email) is becoming more common and is just as secure as logins that require ...
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Filtering using mutually exclusive / OR options?

Background / Previous Research So I am designing an application which displays a list of names to view more statistics on, and I have a small number of filters I would like to add, most of which are ...
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When should things only be upvote-able?

Say I have a community-driven Web site with items that can be ranked by the users. When designing the ranking system, when should I allow (or disallow) being able downvote items? For example, ...
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Displaying Opening Hours

I'm designing a website for a client that has some irregular trading hours. Some days they remain open until 2am, others they close at 10pm. They want these hours displayed on their landing page, so ...
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How to approach obtaining a range of currency values from a user?

I have a screen within a Windows Forms app that asks the user for costs/fees, per stage. There's 6 stages. Each can be Estimated or Fixed. If it's Fixed then a single currency value is required. If it'...
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International reward for filling in a survey [duplicate]

To motivate people to fill in our UX research survey we thought of giving a way a price. Now the problem is that the survey is global. Any physical prices are out of the question since this would ...
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Usage of switch box, checkbox or radio button for a visibility flag

Scenario I have a visibility flag against document attached to a student profile. Administrator is the persona of Student profile. Administrator manages student profile and in the student profile we ...
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What are the best practices, or guidelines, to having a web form auto-save and manually save?

There are many ways in which a web form is made to auto-save and manually save; I'm wondering what would be the best practices to do so. Form is a web application form, and I want to save user values ...
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What is the de facto method for indicating price graphically?

I've seen the "$" sign used to indicate price range from $ (for low) to $$$ (for high) like below at TripAdvisor: But is this well-understood by customers? What alternatives exist for indicating ...
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How similar should the same app be across different platforms? [duplicate]

How similar should an application be across different platforms (iOS and Android) in case of a) visual design and b) interaction design (patterns on how to achieve a certain outcome). I am not quite ...
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How to depict negation in an icon (NOT)? [closed]

How does one indicate a negation on an icon? Let me explain... Suppose you have a todo list application with a filter bar (for searching and filtering what tasks to see in the list), and the filter ...
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What's the best way to organize the information in the following scenario?

You can buy insurance online for certain events but not others. There are hundreds of possible events (film screening, birthday party, concert, wedding, gun show etc.). What's the best way to show the ...
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What do you call QA testing on UI?

I need to test on what I usually call UI design consistency: namely, the relation between a design and its implementation, considering only the visual aspects, leaving out any other consideration. One ...
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What is the best way to show data of table in database

I have a table in my database with 200 columns in it, and the table can have maximum of 10 records in that. Here search based on data is a least priority but search on the column name is the most ...
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need recomendation for form that has 300 fields [closed]

if you have 300 fields to complete in your application form. Do you prefer do it online (fill in the website(e-form), of course with save draft feature so you can come back later) or you just download ...
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What is the most legible way of writing five digits for use as an icon? [closed]

Are there any good (scientific) resources for improving the readability of numbers? Black and white contrast? A certain font? A certain spacing? Please assume a 200x200 pixel canvas.
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Filtering Best Practices

What are the best practices for filtering out a big list? Keep all filters wide open all the time OR Narrow filter values down as I add a Filters somewhere else? For example let's say I have a ...
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How to adapt text and/or elements size while designing to smaller screens?

I have a layout I made some time ago on Adobe XD (that was just a personal project) and now I wanna put it on Behance. To do so, I need to duplicate/adapt that layout (designed for desktop) to smaller ...
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How to represent a task flow with tasks timing information

I need to represent a task flow containing one to multiple tasks. Requirements: 1) The flow is represented by tasks that has codes associated to it (OPER1, OPER2, ...) 2) I must be able to signal ...
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Dealing With Multiple Items on page from a form - Design Principles

I am creating a form I have read lot of practice but haven't come to a conclusion can some one shed some light on this topic. I have a form and on this form I can add multiple items. For E.g Form ...

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