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Using the Title in Navigation Bar for a page status

I'm designing an app on iOS & Android. My client wants the title in the Navigation Bar/App Bar to be a status rather than a page title. Instead of "Registration" he wants to switch between "...
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What are the best practices for image sprites? [closed]

What are the best practices for using sprites in accesibility? There isn't much information about it. This particular one has a series of action buttons (toggles, search and cart icons, among others) ...
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Uniformity and overview

I have a system to register attendance, displayed on a screen on the premises. First the user chooses his/her class, and then his/her name, which results in an "attendance registered" screen, which ...
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Conceptual Model of Contactless Cards

Contactless card is a card for limited value transactions that one doesn't need to add a PIN on a POS, just tap on it, that's why they are also known as "tap-and-go" cards. (More info) On my research,...
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Is the noun “Trigger” a trigger-word to avoid?

In the document model for a rich messaging experience, my internal model is a hierarchy of Scenes and Nodes on them, with attached Triggers that invoke Actions. I'm exposing that hierarchy in a tree-...
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Move between different timelines or go back to the start to switch?

My team and I are working on an interactive animation. The animation will show three sequences of events (A, B and C), of about 7 steps each. These three sequences start in the same place, finish tin ...
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What negative impacts changing language automatically in input fields can have on UX?

For users who use more than one language a common pattern happens when they enter data into the computer: They write in one language until it's necessary to write in another language They use ...
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Logic Screen Resolution vs Physical Screen Resolution: how to calculate Sketch artboard size for custom devices?

I know the current physical specs for a custom handheld device and I was trying to generate the logical sizes for my Sketch artboard. The resolution is 1280x720, PPI: 294, 5 inches device, it is an ...
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Affordability for clicking

I'm making a screen for a charging station for a IOT device. The screen displays charging status, and that will be a functionality initially. Moving forward it will have more functionalities such as ...
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Experience map/Customer journey Card game

some years ago, one of my coworker used a visual card game to help define a, ideal customer Journey around an e-commerce site. Based on a set of small visual item (like Customer, action like search ...
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How to prompt existing customers to change their email

I'm looking for some UX examples to how other companies have handled this situation: Scenario: Devs are using an old password encrypting method (sha1) I believe and need to change it to a more secure ...
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Form in menu ux design query

So I have a use case where we have a button that is to trigger the "reassign" flow this obviously needs a list of people to reassign to (1 or many) I have a multiselect typeahead creating the list. ...
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Is it recommended to open the details of a master-view in a new tab or in the same page?

We're developing a web application using React for the FrontEnd part of the various modules. One of the pages of the application is a master-detail view. On the master we're going to show a simple ...
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How to document or describe an ethically designed user interface or interaction pattern?

An article written by a company involved in developing software used in research talks about the concept of "ethically designed algorithms" which can be administered by an organisation that is akin to ...
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Need Advice - One website with “bilingual” (Spanish/English) languages

I need some accessibility and usability advice for a website. I am a designer volunteering for a non-profit and is my team (product manager and three developers). I am working on a site where my ...
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Name of theory for more users giving low ratings

There's a theory or study that shows evidence that users are more prone to provide reviews if the review is bad than if the review is good. Kind of a "revenge" review. However, can't find it on ...
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User instruction wording - refresh browser / reload page?

In the event of an API error in our web app, we display some informational text as follows: [error icon] Something went wrong <Instructions here> For the instructions, we are ...
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User uploaded header image standards

We are working on an app where users can create their own page and then upload a header image sized ~ 1344 x 420 px. Over the image there will be some text imported from the database like title and ...
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What is the default behaviour for device orientation when switching between apps?

I think there is probably a technical dependency involved, but I will ask the question from a user experience perspective. Many mobile devices run apps that have a default orientation (i.e. landscape ...
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Periods in UX/UI microcopy?

What are your thoughts on where terminal punctuation should be used in microcopy? Titles, touts, and help text, error messages, bulleted lists… I tend to think periods only have a place in body text ...
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What is the name of the pattern where you set state data before async calls finish?

So the aforementioned pattern would be something like this: User submits form Page immediately updates to show new entered data, with no page loader or wait time If there is a problem with the async ...
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Automatic Focus change: Does it violate an accessibility standard?

I am working on a Two Factor Authentication page. A tester has suggested that after clicking the 'Send Token' button (Sends the token to the user's phone), we should automatically change focus to the ...
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Why use “chevron right/left” icon instead “greater or less than” symbol [closed]

Why do people prefer external/third party icons to represent direction ? For example "chevron-right/left" from fontawesome. Why not just use "greater or less than" characters ?
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Choosing between three process flows

I work on a product which templates are a big part of. A 'manager' user can create a template and then clone it across multiple 'regular' users. We are introducing a new 'master' template type which ...
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How to best display number of hours

What would be a better solution when displaying the number of hours required for some task? For example: 1 hours and 30 minutes, in a short way. 1,5h - as 1 and half hour 1,3h - as 1 hour and 30 ...
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Is offering 2 Apps at the same time a bad experience for the User?

So we have our Website as a PWA (Progressive Web App) which means it can also be installed as a App on the Device from the Browser. I wondered how it would feel for the User to have Downloaded the ...
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Is it okay to have 300 large images on the home page of a website?

I'm developing an e-commerce site and there are about 200-500 products available for sale. We want to show a 100KB .jpg for each product on the home page. So the home page would essentially load 200-...
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When is Swiping Intuitive? [duplicate]

What sort of operations make sense with swipe gestures? For dating apps, swiping left and right make sense because the context of the operation is sorting. Some go left, others go right. Goats and ...
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UX Design for a range slider which is optional

I have a range slider field (to select age range) which is an optional field. I'm trying to make the UX as smooth as possible but there are a few things that I'm super confused about. As this is an ...
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Is it easier to move the mouse from right to left or vice versa?

In an ergonomic sense, is it easier to move the mouse from left to right or right to left? The reason I'm asking is to find out which side to place two modals, the contents of modal A will be dragged ...
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Why can't I type directly into the HTML with FF Dev Tools? [closed]

Hopefully this question isn't too oddly specific. Let me know if it belongs on ProWebmasters instead... I'm making some mock-ups in Photoshop, using screen shots from the site in its present state as ...
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Is there a pattern name for allowing users to add fields?

When a user is allowed to add/remove additional fields (or field groups) within a form, what is this interface paradigm called? EDIT: in the example screenshots, each "row" of field(s) can be added/...
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How can I display chat widget on mobile without affecting other artifacts?

I want to know a best way to display user chat icons on mobile, as these widgets are overlapping with other artifacts of screen. In mobile due to lack of space, overlapping of icons is appearing. ...
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Why monospaced fonts are not used as frequently as serif and sans-serif fonts, outside coding?

We see sans-serif and serif fonts everywhere, from the web to printed books and newspapers. I'm wondering why monospaced fonts are not popular outside coding context? Here is a simple comparison I ...
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How to improve a scrollable dropdown section issue

I have an issue where the overflow of a scrollable list on a website is cutting off my dropdown menu. The scrollable list has a height constraint because it is in a modal which has a set height and ...
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What is the best practice for integrating legacy design patterns when there is a conflict?

Based on a previous question that suggests many applications that are developed without necessarily a thorough analysis of the different design patterns and systems that might be in conflict, or have ...
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How do you document and share motion/animation information with developers?

I have project right now. I'm building a website with a developer guy. I shared all the assets using Zeplin. But since this is the first time, I should also share how everything should behave. I have ...
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What does Chance of Rain mean?

I am using the DarkSky API to get the local weather forecast. Here are some different statistics for the probability of rain: They say the chance of rain today is 85%. The average probability of ...
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Two options, and a third, which renders the first two redundant

I am in a predicament, so I would appreciate any help that you experts can provide. I have two options, A and B, which say either is required and a third option, C which says either A or B is needed....
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What is differences between primary actions and secondary actions for checkbox?

While reading material design, i found that i didn't know the difference between primary and secondary actions. I think it's too basic, I can't find any information about it. What is the difference ...
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How to handle multiple objects on the same day in my timeline?

I am making an app where a series of posts are shown side by side chronologically. Then on the same page, there is a timeline at the bottom where each post is represented by a colored tick. You can ...
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Data table entry: creation vs editing - how to design workflows for least friction and effort

I am designing a new feature and workflow in our business application, which allows administrators to create export configurations, which can later be selected by users, to quickly export projects ...
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How is the UX principle called that the user should know in what state the system is?

I know there is a term in UX to describe the situation where the user is aware of the state of the system (or lack of it). For example when filling a form, after clicking Save, and user has not a way ...
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Choosing colours “without baggage” for item comparison

I am sketching an interface that allows people to compare multiple items side by side. The interface implements the following requirements: users can add new items to the comparison the differences ...
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How to decide the Design Direction in a small team

So we develop a Page (kind of Blog based) so we write posts and they appear on the Base URL and are readable etc... The problem is while I think clean and good looking design is important he prefers ...
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The Terms of Service lie, how do we fix it?

This issue we all face it, some abuse it and some can't find a way to fix it. The terms of service contain so much formal text in order to be recognized legally, we are aware that the user does not ...
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Filtering/Searching of Search Result Sets

I am struggling improving our internal applications searching usability. It's a proven issue that is costing significant amounts of money in wasted time. The problem stems from an inconstancy in ...
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Design Options for Weighted Directed Graphs

My question in brief: what are some reasonable design options for displaying data in weighted, directed, cyclical graphs? The longer version: I have some data that details shipments of goods from one ...
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User experience issues when the order of content changes?

I'm working on an iOS project for users with age 55+ years who have not to much experience in using mobile devices. I have around 8 tiles with information to show the user. (Scroll View) By time ...
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How to design friction in an iOS app to prevent accidental action?

I am designing an app for iOS where I need to prevent the user from unintentionally trigger an alarm (the action of calling for emergency should be easily accessible, but at the same time it should ...

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