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Naming and metadata in a wizard flow

In a short wizard flow (4 steps), should the option for naming the wizard and other metadata (description, etc) come as the initial step or as a final step? I'm of the opinion that it should be a ...
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Trying to determine why same font on two sites renders differently [on hold]

Issue Two web sites have the same font, set up with the same typography. Yet they render differently. Background I need to replicate the typography from site #1 ("Sample Site") to site #2 ("Client ...
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Locations Map: Show all location based on search OR go by the search area?

We are trying to create a locations search for the business so customers can locate it in maps on the company site. How it works is: The user types the name of the city in search they want to see ...
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In below scenario, what's the best practice [on hold]

If I am making a payment and the first screen shows the amount and asks for card details, I move to the next screen and my amount has been updated with transaction fee based on card type. Is it good ...
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What Problems are solved by having the Find option(s) nested under the “Edit” menu in web browser applications?

This really threw me for a loop when I was looking for the Find option in Safari on macOS. In Chrome, for instance, on both Windows and macOS, Find is located on the top level of the three dots/...
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What “scroll down” icon makes the most sense for a webpage? [closed]

A somewhat recent trend I've noticed is web pages including a "scroll down" icon, to signify that the bulk of the content is "below the fold" of the page. There are two main variants that I've seen in ...
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What are the best ways on a sub-500 budget to test for mobile accessibility?

I am familiar with website accessibility at least in terms of WCAG 2.0, Section 508, etc. But I am currently designing a mobile app (cross-platform using React Native tools) and there does not seem to ...
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How to simplify login and registration when you can't use social login?

What is a good alternative to the traditional registration and logging in methods, other than social log in? I have a project that I'm building that I cannot employ the use of social logins-in. I ...
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Simplify an interface for flexibly applying rules to periods of time

We have a module in an application where users define time periods for different criteria that will be used later to filter some lists. By default each criterion applies any time. Its validity can be ...
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How to display week numbers on a chart's axis

I have time series data visualized on a line chart and want to format the x-axis accordingly. I wonder what format to choose in English if the data is aggregated by week. In German i would use "KW x". ...
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How to best present multiple statuses in a table?

I have a table of data, each row represents a quote that can have several statuses. A while back when the status system was less complex I decided it would be best to enrich the status data and ...
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How to deal with pages having short content text? [closed]

I have a website which consists of a dozen pages only to present and describe a company. Each page has a small paragraph displaying the information the visitors will need. The information is just in ...
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Best way to resize all items on Sketch artboards while maintaining same layout? [closed]

I am fairly new to Sketch and I prototyped a re-design for a website. However, after I finished all my artboards I realized all my pictures and text are way too big... Is there a way to resize ...
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Preview of an widget setting in a modal

I got this problem with setting up the modal for a widget preview. Lets say I want to edit a widget and Im opening modal with the widget settings. The problem is, the preview makes the whole modal ...
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5answers
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Alert placement on user interface - debate (need opinions) [closed]

I'd like to have opinions to see things differently or to confirm that my view is better :) Situation: We are developing a complicated information system (legal stuff) - lots of information, lots of ...
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Looking for better presentation of large number of attributes

I am looking for a way to display the information below on a web page. I am after a good looking way. Currently I present this information on one horizontal section of a single web page. I have ...
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1answer
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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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Should a “Close” button on a dialog message modal always be in the same position and style?

Here are two examples of a current message dialog we have in the application I'm working on. The close button is the primary and only button in the left dialog. It's one of two options in the right ...
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Should email-address be a fallback for salutation in e-mail, when there is no first name known?

So within the platform, first & last name is optional. When we send out emails with salutation, should we fallback to the e-mail address as a name (when first name = null) or should we just leave ...
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Survey Magic Number

Based on your past survey experiences have you found a sweet spot in terms of the number of questions you ask your test participants? I know the rule of + or - 2 is a good guideline even though it is ...
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Best way to draw an app flow diagram which includes the 4 different user roles in the app

I am in the process of drawing an app flow diagram, specifically using the screenshots of the application. This specific app has 4 different user roles. Some of the screens in the application are ...
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Material design: FAB icon with several different actions [closed]

Current situation: Under FAB button, we have several different actions - Edit element Add comment Issue: FAB's icon "+" seems to be inconsistent, not understandable, users get confused because they ...
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What is the optimal level of 'communication' with an online purchase?

Online shops seem to be slipping into 'overcommunicating' about online purchases. Beyond an email/text to confirm details of a purchase, is there any need to send numerous emails/texts reporting ...
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Different border-radius in different field. Is it a good practice? [closed]

Using different border-radius for different fields (e.g. textboxes, buttons, cards) to make the curves looks similar. Curves on the large field doesn't look similar to small fields. Expected: What'...
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Why are different border radiuses used for elements on same site?

I've noticed that a lot of websites use border radiuses differently for different elements. I've noticed some patterns, but I'm not sure of them. I noticed a lot of them use completely rounded ...
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Why can't you copy and paste files in FTP?

This is something always bothered me, and a simple search on Google shows millions of results on the subject, so it seems to be a real issue: why can't you do simple file operations such as copy+paste ...
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Best way to implement breadcrumbs on mobile [duplicate]

I would like to know about the use of breadcrumbs on mobile, is it a feasible practice today?
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Using detail disclosure buttons on section headers

My colleague is suggesting to add a detail disclosure icon to a section header in a mobile app. It seems rather cluttered to me given the density of info we already have on the screen. I'm wondering ...
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Why is there a small gap between the usb port and laptop skin? [closed]

I've noticed a small gap between the point the USB port starts (metal part) and the external surface of the laptop or PC. You can clearly see it in the picture. . Thanks
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How can I know an icon will relay the same meaning across all cultures?

I work for a multinational company with websites in about 40 countries. There is a mix of European, Asian, Pan Pacific, North and South American countries we serve. I have been asked to design a ...
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Best way to display list of options

There's a page that has a list of options like below 002-12345 002-16516 003-21565 008-15168 001-86841 Currently, we display it inside a box and user has to scroll up or down to select whichever ...
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What is the most correct way to implement a search mechanism that changes the UI content

I had an argument with my colleague about what is the most correct way of implementing a search funcion that allows to change the page content. Basically we had 2 options, one is in page search, ...
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Best approach to update all entries in a list that is paginated?

I have a list which is paginated in a webpage. It also has a function to select the number of entries per page. A bulk update on all is required. What would be the best approach to this? My concern ...
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Multiple tree view with All and Not applicable button [on hold]

Current design of the tree view looks good but not great with UX. I am trying to re-position the NA button and Selection of ALL. Any suggestion?
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How to encourage the user to check details before submission

I'm upgrading a legacy financial application which requires users to re-enter their password before a transaction is submitted. I need to remove the password check since I'm migrating users to a new ...
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Is this a usable pattern? (Enterprise application UI)

I'm working on an application that requires a user to assign a year or two to a list of users (there are two year options available. One user can be assigned to one or both years.) And one user per ...
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Condensing buttons or spreading them out on mobile

Designing an app with a map feature which has to contain two separate buttons for layer changing and location finding. Originally had the two button on the bottom right, for easy access for the thumb ...
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Should this registration form include field for password now or after user passes review?

The scenario I have may be a type of edge case because of the nature of the site I'm working on. This site (note: the site is not e-commerce, it is not about generating revenue; essentially, non-...
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Method or algorithm for choosing a color that “goes well” with other colors [migrated]

This may be more of a computer science question than a UX question, but it's a question of what pleases the human eye. Take Bootstrap buttons, for example. The version 3 button colors "go well ...
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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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Main page VS Side menu for long flat list of items on mobile

I am looking to implement a mobile / tablet application. It currently has two views: an items list view that shows all the items, and an item detail view which shows more detail about a single item. ...
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How would I convey the information that multiple options can be selected, and just one can be selected as well?

So, this is what my scene looks like: How would I show the users that they can book only one service, or more than one? I wouldn't want to make a clickable '+' instead of a book button that adds it ...
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Is it acceptable to have users wait for their submission to be visible publicly?

If a user creates a new ad or updates an existing ad, it may take up to X minutes before the changes are publicly visible on the website (the user will be informed of this). For what values of X is ...
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Log File Viewer Web App: Auto Scroll Options

I have a small web app to view log files on remote servers. One feature is to emulate the UNIX command "tail --follow", where the display updates each time the log file is appended. Initially, I had ...
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What is the best form element for multiple number inputs? (Days, Hours, Minutes)

The user will input the Days / Hours / Minutes. Should it be 3 sliders, or 3 input fields, or something else? The design is on on desktop and tablet.
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Accessibility guidelines for Mobile Apps

Can you recommend me a guide or book for making apps focused on people with vision problems? Some kind of accessibility guidelines. I know there are some guidelines in the iOS/Android documentation, ...
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Is scroll to top with Android native back button a common pattern?

I have noticed that e.g. Facebook and Instagram use the Android back button so that instead of taking you to the previous screen or out of the app, it takes you first to the top of page (if you have ...
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Website main action requires Sign Up: sign-up first vs sign-up on submit?

I am building a website in which we rely on the community to build contribute to publically available resources. The main call to actions on our landing page will be browse and contribute. The ...
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How do you balance dynamic data driven dashboards with design and UX?

I see hundreds of posts and design shots of "dashboards" on things like Dribbble etc - but what lots of them neglect is that they're only ever representing one or two sets of data. How do you present ...

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