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Is this a good concept: “Select one or multiple items using checkboxes and use a radio button to select all”?

We have found a component on a website* with a selection that works like this: There's a radio button All. There are multiple checkboxes, one for each value. It's possible to select one ore more of ...
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Set of navigation actions in Material Design

I am an android developer. There is a screen of Completed level in my application. There are several options that user can choose: go to the next level or next chapter (if it was final level) repeat ...
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Why is this text, that fails WCAG accessibility guidelines, subjectively easier to read than text that passes?

A The smaller text here passes WCAG 2.0 contrast accessibility AA guidelines. B The smaller text here fails WCAG 2.0 contrast accessibility AA guidelines. In a usability study comparing the images ...
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Are there any mental hacks or good approximations to tackle non-linear thinking for strategic product planning?

Are there any mental hacks or good approximations to tackle non-linear thinking as humans so we can easier embrace the myriad technological possibilities we face in present and future planning? To be ...
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1answer
26 views

How to convey that the feature has complicated connectivity requirements in a mobile app?

I have a complicated iBeacon based mobile app. To get to the end of the “happy path” -app functional, the following has to be true: Internet reachable Bluetooth enabled Bluetooth permission granted ...
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Impact of tool/app design on user error

I am looking for papers and publications regarding correlation between tool/app/UI design/quality and end-user error. I had trouble finding any meaningful info regarding this topic - maybe due to EN ...
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Design systems that cover both physical and digital use cases

When companies created design systems, it is typically applied to their products and services rather than something that can be used throughout the entire organisations. Atlassian's update of their ...
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35 views

How to design chatbots with the right level of human-like characteristics

The 'uncanny valley' is a known phenomena when it comes to designing robots with human-like features and traits. However, as a previous question suggested, there is not much work done in this area of ...
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Hiding filters that no longer have available changes

I'm helping to design a website using Algolia Instant Search. There are several facets that the user can modify to return a set of data that they can browse through. The Instant Search behavior is ...
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How could I make this sheet more intuitive?

I recently wrote an open-source application that lets you practice Chinese writing and the decisions I made about its inner workings were related to my theories of how human memory works. I'm not sure ...
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73 views

Should I keep showing the post's image and title to the user through the scenes?

Do I have to keep showing the information my user has already inputted (I have seen a few big apps that do this)? If so I would have to redesign my scene, so is it really important or is it good as is?...
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Global keyboard shortcut override conflicts for power users

Working on a Windows desktop tray application which listens to a global keyboard shortcut and provides a data readout from a device and sends the numbers (data) as key strokes to the application in ...
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On a card UI with less than usual text, should I leave the card size as is, or make the card smaller?

I'm making a timeline with multiple card UI elements, and I'm curious as to what I should do with the card size (in particular height) when the subheader text is only a single line long as opposed to ...
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39 views

Disable an item while edited by a user

In a web application, the team is interested in providing the following functionality: User A select an object from a list User A edit that object in a separate window User B select the same object ...
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141 views

How to communicate an enforced page refresh to the user?

I am working on an app that monitors firefighters during an incident. It could happen that we need to refresh the page automatically, in order to ensure that the user uses the last version of the app....
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Does retyping an email to confirm really mitigate errors?

I've seen a lot of sites ask for email confirmation on the page, mostly by retyping the same email. Does this reduce error rates or just infuriate users and what are the best ways to reduce errors ...
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What should be default value of select (drop down list)? [duplicate]

I'm wondering what is the best practice of designing select / drop down lists. In some projects I've worked in the select on a form was filled with first value from the list. In other project we had ...
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Inline validation on smaller forms

I'm trying to redesign the forms on our web app and run into an issue with inline validation messages. I started with putting the error message in the top right corner above the input and this worked ...
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Need ideas for a better bulk file uploader for multiple files

So here is the situation. I am designing a content management system that handles content for Publishers (Books, Journals, Magazines etc.). Here are the steps the user will take in my CMS: User ...
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Resetting password as software company staff admin (not user admin)

I'm building a tool for users to manage their account which includes user licenses and admin levels for teams (think like Adobe Cloud), but also an admin for our staff tech fix account issues. On the ...
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73 views

What would be the best way to present a 2 item choice on mobile?

Let's say I'm trying to accomplish a task on a mobile app, in order to do so I need to choose one out of 2 options, for example, confirm via e-mail or text message. Each choice leads the user to a ...
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74 views

Confirming cancellation [duplicate]

We have recurring donations that are able to be "cancelled" (meaning to cease its continued billing, not delete it from the interface). There is a button on our interface called "Cancel". When they ...
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1answer
120 views

What is the optimal time for a user on Login Page?

Google Analytics shows that my users need 30 seconds on average to complete the login, while a lot of password resets happen. What is the optimal timeframe a user should spent on the login page? Is ...
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44 views

If there is no translation for page, how to display language selector

I have a site in two different languages, let's say English and Swedish. There's a language selector in the top right corner which displays these languages and allows you to switch between these. ...
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46 views

Accordion with multiple target

We all know how accordion work, as set by the web. You have a list of items, each containing sub content. We also know that the standard for accordion is to have a single interaction on the top items:...
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1answer
45 views

Why do coupon/deal sites open the merchant's homepage after revealing a coupon code?

This is something which has always annoyed me a lot and also confused me from a UX standpoint. It stands out to me as an example of a very poor UX decision that I see constantly. When I'm browsing an ...
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39 views

Do you need different set of user to test different platform of a product?

I am assigned to do usability test from a new bookstore website in mobile and desktop. Because of the limited resources, I need to be careful in recruiting participants to get the best result. So I ...
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96 views

How many users for a Beta product?

We are going to present the option to try the Beta version of our product to a sample population but we don't know how to calculate to how many of our users should we release it? Should I use the same ...
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156 views

Direct users to use a physical button

I'm designing a touch screen user interface to control a physical robot. The interface also includes physical buttons, similar to how a cell phone has touch screen elements and physical home buttons, ...
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173 views

Cancelling a Cancellation

I'm in a bit of a verbiage bind. I have a form for a request cancellation. I cannot change the wording on that. The word cancel HAS to be used. The button bellow sits in the footer of a card. ...
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135 views

Sitemaps - Why is Home usually at the highest level?

I have attached an example of Google Plus with the App Screenshot and Sitemap side by side to help explain my question. The example has "Home" at the highest level. Why isn't "Home" at the same ...
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256 views

Addresses in Checkout Steps

So I faced a certain challenge and that is address management in checkout steps, apart from the ability to add an address and edit one. The question comes in two folds : Should a customer be able ...
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5answers
327 views

How to ensure that buttons look clickable? [duplicate]

I always notice that my designs look good but buttons and other clickable elements don't look clickable. Can you provide any tips or links that can help me?
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1answer
48 views

Hide long text in table but keep access to it

I'm trying to cut a long text in a <td> but keep access to the data inside it. Maybe like on mobile by clicking and dragging inside the area. I've done a post on stackoverflow for more details. ...
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1answer
58 views

What is the best way to display a destructive action on this component?

The final assignment from my course is to create a mobile application similar to AnkiDroid where the user can create flashcards to study. I'm not sure about how to display a destructive action on the ...
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1answer
96 views

“Shopping cart” without ajax

I am looking for a way to implement a "shopping cart" like functionality while balancing "user experience" and software quality. In my case I have a classroom with students and need to handle the ...
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0answers
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Why all chatbot iPad apps, have the chat pane on the left?

On iPad, why all chatbots have the chat pane on the left? That placement does not go with mobile best practices. Optimal place would be to the right (content pane is on the right), so the microphone ...
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1answer
41 views

Responsive UI Pattern for selecting from a list of exact values greater than 5?

I'm designing a page where users should be able to sort between exercise videos categorized by "phase." (see image). These phases start with "Pre-Op" then proceed linearly 1, 2, 3, etc. Since these ...
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Standard font size for non-Latin scripts

For Latin fonts you typically see anywhere from 12-16px for the main body of text. Medium.com has 21px for article body text which is larger than most. GitHub has 12px for code. Twitter has 14px for ...
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Should I have a disabled button or no button at all, if the user doesn't have sufficient privileges for the action?

I would like advice on whether a disabled button is better than no button for a certain UI. Basically, the regular (experienced) users can either comment on an issue or close it; the users with ...
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2answers
118 views

Are Sticky Posts Good UX?

We've all seen sticky topics in online forums - a post which is forcibly stuck to the top of the list by the author(or moderators) of said post. Example: I have a case now whereby we have an ...
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42 views

Good naming convention for roadmap releases

We want to adopt a standard naming convention for releasing quarterly software artifacts. This would help product managers, stakeholders and developers across teams to collaborate better when doing ...
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1answer
36 views

Blocking a conversation in a PM system

I'm making a PM system (private messages) on my website. I want users to be able to block a conversation if the sender is spamming or being very unprofessional, for example. For the user who blocks ...
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1answer
38 views

Where to place the RSS button? [duplicate]

I am making a website and am confused as I don't know where to place the RSS button. Considering this is my website: My Website Should I place the RSS button only on post pages? Or should I place it ...
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2answers
77 views

How to adapt UX design approach/process for short timeframe projects (e.g. hackathons)

So I was picked today as a participant for a 24 hour hackathon, I tried to read couple of articles on how to get ready, some of them offered some quality insights but most of them were just about how ...
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1answer
129 views

Why YouTube looks different on Safari [on hold]

I am a Mac user and Chrome is my default browser. I think to give Safari a try and after using for some time I realise that YouTube looks different on safari compare to Chrome. Here is a small ...
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2answers
182 views

Prevent “I don't know” as an answer

I see this phenomenon in online stores (especially Amazon) that allow users to ask questions of prior buyers. Some of the buyers respond with answers of the form, "Sorry, can't help", "I don't know", ...
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2answers
49 views

How to structure navigation with many similar items?

So I have an app on the google play store currently (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.euandeas.RowerStuff) which has calculators in it for rowers. I currently have free essential ...
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3answers
91 views

How to discourage uploading image with text

How can I discourage the user from uploading a header image with text in it? It's explicitly mentioned in the preceding description (in red, as displayed below) and in the tips panel to the right, but ...
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1answer
24 views

How to show a segmented control and multiselect buttongroup at top of a list

I'm struggling on how I can present the following to my users and that they understand how it works: In a desktop app, we have a 'Recent' phonecalls list. This list shows all calls that came in and ...

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