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Design pattern for dashboard components and state refresh

I'm building a SPA with React as the front end. It basically consists of a dashboard-like page with 3 separate (but semi-connected) components. The components are: a messages/notifications area - ...
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How to make license assigment easy to use when technology and resources are limited?

I am building a portal for company users or single license users to manage their account for a 3D CAD application. Due to low resources and lack of information on the project, the architecture was ...
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Is there evidence that suggests users accept/reject pre-fab choices?

Suppose in a scheduling app, I want an adjustable view for what is occurring in the next x days. There are some things that make intuitive sense (e.g. what's happening today, this week, this month). ...
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What would be the best way to display this? (Firebase + Angular 7) [on hold]

So I'm working on a budget app that has transactions and categories and each transaction is associated with a category and a month. On the front page I want to display something like this (and be ...
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Task completion rate increased from 53% to 73% but still under the standard average of 78%

A tree testing conducted for a website navigation and the result was 53% then, we redesigned the information architecture and produced a new tree testing with the new navigation. The result improved ...
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Best practice for nested, modifyable 2d rectangles in an editor

Overview Summary User can resize, move and add boxes at will A box may have endless amount of sub-boxes Editing sub-boxes is currently done by opening another window Sub-boxes usually fill the ...
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Website looks different, it's just plain look [closed]

So, I tried to open a website, then CloudFlare asked me to verify that I'm a human using ReCaptcha to give me access to the website, but when the website was opened, the website was just having plain ...
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Mobile product page image gallery - what should be the default zoom state?

For example, there is product page on mobile website or app that looks like this: User taps on image to zoom it in - what should happen? Should it fit into viewport, like this: Or should it fill ...
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How to show both validation error and holiday indication in table date cell?

If a user inputs holiday date, he should see an indication for the same. Also, if date value is not passing the validation test - he should be seeing an indication. Ex . If 2019/02/09 Sat is holiday ...
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Which is more important self consistency or apparent ease of use?

Which is more important: Self consistency. In other words that the system works the same way for similar actions. This allows users to reason about the system. Or simplifying of each part so that ...
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Show Product Logo in Landing Page

Could anyone suggest me how to show only two product logos on the landing page? I tried many options but am not satisfied. Please suggest any landing page design with only two product logos.
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Techniques for handling opening a new tab and ensuring web accessibility with WCAG 3.2

WCAG 3.2 indicates that content should be provided in a predictable format and that subsequently when a new tab is opened on a click that the user is made aware of this. I have a webpage with a list ...
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How to define an artboard size with Axure? [on hold]

I'm a totally newbie with Axure, so I apologize if my question sounds like "obvious" to those who are used to use the tool. I'm familiar with tools where we set an artboard before starting to create ...
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New feature announcement - to modal or not to modal

I'm currently designing a way to notify our customers of new features which we've added to our web app. The problem is most of our users don't use our web app, instead they consume our API. Currently ...
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What would you call a font size between “small” and “regular”

I have these tokens in a design system for font sizes: tiny small ??? regular medium large huge mega giga Design needs to add a size between small and regular and I'm stuck trying to find something ...
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Expandable rows, quick view or modal to show a big section with details for a row in a table?

I have a table and in the first version of implementation, I had expandable rows with info. In the new version, the client wants expandable sections in the section expanded because it is a lot of info....
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How is this kind of menu called?

When you click a link, it opens another tab and puts a link to the previous one on it's top. It solves my problem, but I can't find how it's named (english is not my 1st language). Here's an example ...
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auto-complete data's background is transparent [closed]

I'm making a simple search bar with autocomplete with material to search vm names, but the background of the list of data is transparent and I don't understand why. I want it to be white as it should ...
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convert files from axure to sketch [closed]

is there any plugin or way to convert files from axure RP to sketch? as I found a plugin to copy from sketch to Axure but I didn't find the opposite solution any advice. thanks
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Why doesn't Windows tell me which program / process is using that specific file I want to delete [on hold]

Most of you should already at some point experienced this when using the Windows operating system: You want to delete a folder, Windows will gladly delete every file except that one file which is used ...
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Is it better to have animated videos or real videos to showcase your expertise? [on hold]

I'm currently in the process of re-doing my company website. We want to have a brief video in the first fold explaining what we do as a mobile and app development agency. I'm having a hard time ...
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Handle bad request for a form

I have a form that needs to be compiled. The form before to load it gets some data from some service, if one of these services fail the data of the form will not load, because it will be an incomplete ...
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Writing a Software GUI Document [closed]

What does a GUI document look like? I am a Graphics Designer but I've only designed interfaces. Never really 'written' about them. How should the document be divided - introduction, User Experience, ...
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What's the widest character ever? [closed]

This doesn't have to be English, it could also be a symbol or some other language. I have not tried anything.
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Offline logout of mobile application and receiving notifications

I am siting in a bit of a predicament and cannot find a information about a solution to the predicament on the internet even though I'm sure that someone would have encountered it. The problem if ...
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Studies on item selection behaviour?

I was wondering if there have been studies on the best practices for the behaviour of a card on selection. I'm in a disagreement with my frontend colleagues that on selection, a card should disappear ...
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User stories—how do I validate them with actual research?

My PM has a list of user stories. We want to find out if they're "true"—basically, if these user stories have evidence to support them, or not. We're already pulling usage data. I'm also going to ...
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Best way to organize a document search

Our company has hundreds of business-related PDF documents in a repository built and run by a 3rd party company. These documents are organized into a typical category/subcategory hierarchy so I can ...
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What's wrong with USB sticks that you need 3 tries to plug them in correctly?

You've all probably experienced this at least once: trying multiple times to plug in a USB stick correctly, because somehow it isn't intuitive what side goes up. This is especially the case when the ...
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Large Hover Menu/Navigation Menu - Categorically Bad UX?

Due to feedback from a handful of customers that did not understand what our menu icons meant, a hamburger icon was removed from our navigation menu, this hamburger icon was used to expand the ...
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Can I use medium color contrast in native mobile apps? Android & iOS have high contrast modes

I design native apps for Android and iOS. Both Android and iOS have high contrast modes. With this in mind, can I use low-contrast colors (say, 3:1 instead of the 4.5:1 that WCAG Level AA requires), ...
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Is there a standard gesture for resetting scale on a pinch-zoom canvas?

I've got an android app with a view of a diagram that can be dragged, rotated and scaled using pinch zoom and other similar gestures. Often times I find that I want to reset back to a canonical view ...
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How to improve 3rd level navigation selection

I have a responsive dashboard web app, as shown in screenshots. The left navigation menu has two levels of navigation, and then there is a blue tab strip running along the top for the third level. ...
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How to increase users' perception of security on a payment screen? [duplicate]

Has anyone done any user testing they could share about padlock or shield icons on payments screens and which is perceived as most secure?
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Difference between button and switch

Today I had an argument with somebody about the difference between a button and a switch. The button toggles between two states (sound on/off) and changes the icon accordingly. The switch does more or ...
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Interaction Tme

I am creating a mobile app for a Shopping mall. I have animated the tab bar icons that change from line-art style to filled icon when selected. A standard UX law states that the interaction should be ...
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Gaps between active areas of menu items [duplicate]

What is a better solution to make gaps between active areas of menu items or place them close to each other? I'm asking just about active areas of links not about visual styles. For example, maybe ...
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Sketch 4 ways that two people can connect their devices together that do not involve convoluted dialogue options

My question is how do I go about sketching 4 novel ways that two people can connect their devices together that do not involve convoluted dialogue options. This is a question in a UX course that I'm ...
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Help with Design Team Dynamic Problems

We are a small team of UX/UI designers in an organization. Often we are micromanaged by a single designer who has direct links with highest authority. Instead of going in the usual route of ...
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Should I use modal or page if there are multiple of steps?

I was wondering whether to make it a modal or a page. So the process is this: Enter full name and birthdate Answer security questions Upload an ID After uploading an ID, there are 2 pages that ...
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Material dialog with multiple actions

I am working on a material design dialog to create a new abence request. In this dialog all required information can be entered. After that the user can either directly request the absence or just ...
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Users asking to reset password in account registration

Ive been pouring through responses in a customer satisfaction survey we put in our account registration and I've noticed a few responses that surprise me. Several people have gone to account ...
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Evidence of user habituation to support elements

I'm working on a site with a number of floating elements intended to provide support that appear on different pages in the same location. For some pages, the floating elements are considerably more ...
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Does the quality of a web interface generally degrade with the growth of market share of the business behind the web site?

I have this observation of mine, that good (usable) user interfaces on the web are usually at their best upon the launch of the web site and some time after that, and then, as soon as the business ...
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How to effectively capture nested data?

We need to capture data in the following structure(A json payload is the easiest way to represent the structure I know of): { "A": [{ "B1": "foo", "B2": 1, "B3": [{ "C1": "bar", ...
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Maximum contrast ratio for good accessibility

So we are remaking an enterprise app from scratch. This time we want to do base our design decisions on proper research. Our users use the app 24/7 with high requirements for UX. So our main goal is ...
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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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Partial name search in “ideographic” locale

I'm building a UI that includes search by person's name, for locales where majority of names are spelt with kanji or hànzì. Search in Latin script often features live partial search and sometimes ...
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Walkthrough to explain unusual information

I am designing a medical application related to physical rehabilitation and I have hit a wall. I have several screens in which the user will do several physical exercises - their rehab training. The ...
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Concise points: how to offer extra information [closed]

A friend of mine made a site which lists pointers for teachers at regular schools who have one or more deaf children in their class. These are clear, concise, one-sentence "Do's" with regard to ...

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