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Is there a difference between “Goal directed design” (GDD) and “User-centered design” (UCD)?

Is there a difference between "Goal directed design" (GDD) and "User-centered design" (UCD)? I'm confused. I have been searching a lot and can't find the difference in between them. Even the ...
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Making complex UI easier - User License [closed]

I have an admin portal for a Staff / Tech Support to check USB Dongle license information and help customers solve problems The client interface is much simpler, but due to legacy data and how the ...
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Are real objects more intuitive than plain UI elements in VR?

I´m analysing various VR apps and I found Tvori, and I love how it handles the different actions that can be done, because instead of using interface elements such as icons or buttons, it uses real ...
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What is the best terminology to use on a modal's buttons when a user is about to leave said page?

I hope this question is not too banal. I would like to use the best terminology for a modal's buttons. Context: I'm building a feature for an administrative tool. The feature is on a customer ...
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What is the most preferred subsite url for a dashboard? (subsite.site.com)

What is the best URL for dashboards? What is the most common and what users remember the best? Examples: go.site.com on.site.com dashboard.site.com app.dashboard.com PS I hope url naming is ...
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Questionnaire for determining usability of a system

As part of a pitch, business are determining the usability of two software products and have come up with a questionnaire to ask a set of end users. They have asked me to feedback on the ...
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Label of CTA for starting an online interview

In order to start a Video Interview, the user needs to click an action button. What could be a clear and self-explanatory label for such a CTA? How about Start Answering? Wondering if it is intuitive ...
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Icons alignment issue

I'm trying to find out another way to show the big icon (dumbbell) or re-arrange the rows, because the first icon from the third row (the clock) looks a bit strange when it's next to that big dumbbell ...
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table with too many columns [duplicate]

Hope you are able to help me out with this predicament. I have a requirements for a table with a few columns. As future requirements come in I am having to add to the columns. I wan to prevent the ...
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Help to design an UI for object placement in AR using Y axis?

I'm designing an AR furniture placement app, similar to IKEA Place, and I'm struggling to design an interface with good ux for the placement of a ceiling lamp in the Real World. As different ...
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Best time to ask if a search was good/bad

We have a internal document system where call center people search in real time while on calls for some specific files, or more accurately some information in the files. After the user clicks to the ...
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Confusing button options for user

We are working on a design that allows users to select from a few designs and then print. The issue is that there are 3 options : Print with Regular printer Save as image and print with special ...
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Is it okay to save data only when user leaving screen?

I'm designing an app that controls a connected object. In one of the screens of the app, the user can activate or disable a nightlight and set the hours of lightning (e.g. 8pm - 7am). In the first ...
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Which is correct? Whether to use the icon after the label or the icon before the label? [duplicate]

To Use Icon after the label? Ex: (Or) To Use Icon before the label?
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What's the point of deactivating Num Lock on login screens? [closed]

Many login screens automatically deactivate the Num Lock key on the keyboard before the user can enter their password. This is extremely frustrating for the user as they involuntarily type their ...
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Filled tabs design in Android

I need to make a tab section in my app, it will only have two tabs. Exploring several solutions from other applications, I came with this (among others): However, it seems to be more of an iOS design,...
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Should you show current state or the state it's about to change to for password visibility? [duplicate]

I'm exploring the idea of adding a hide/show icons for password visibility. I understand we can just use the words "hide" and "show", but if we were to use icons, should its current state be shown ...
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Is it more common, or best practice, to design several web pages to fill out user profile data or one page divided into sections? [closed]

I notice that a site like LinkedIn feels overwhelming and clumsy to me when I'm trying to update my profile. I would guess that LinkedIn would hire some of the best developers in the world, yet it ...
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Show a user that no interaction is possible on a picture frame

I'm currently using a connected picture frame at my house. Since it has UPnP capability I'm able to tell it to search for a picturer in a DLNA share. On the other side, a script modifies the picture ...
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Full width of the textbox on the screen or not [duplicate]

Apologies if this comes as a naive question. From design point of view basically a textbox control (or any control) in a grid container, does it makes sense to have a textbox in fullwidth of the ...
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How should I bind the “Save as…” option in my application if I have multiple of such options?

I'm writing an application to edit behaviour trees. The application has individual trees, but also a collection of all of the trees in our application. I have a toolbar which has two "Save as..." ...
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Layout for Manuals - “Hiding” content in Large Page vs Making lots of small pages?

I've been writing down an Online Manual for a programming library, and the service I'm using (ReadTheDocs) allows me to use plenty of HTML features in Markdown + JavaScript besides integrating nicely ...
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If you know a submenu is going to open to the left, which way should the arrow point?

I have a menu dropdown with submenus. I know based on screen sizes that about 70% of the time the submenu will show up to the left of the main menu (as the edge of the screen prevents it opening to ...
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Placement of More Information/Help Icon button for Radio Buttons

Throughout our system we are going to be standardizing when and how more information/help is used on specific input fields. In general the standard will be to have the icon/button follow the field ...
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What is the most common color to indicate the input-field is disabled?

as I have been going through different references on input-field designs, I realized that people tend to flip-flop with grey or white background to indicate whether the input-field is enabled or ...
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Asking coordinates in a form

I have a form with geolocation with google maps. Users can input their location through a map modal with a click or through an autocomplete input. Problem is google is not omnipresent and some ...
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how to implement in-page surveys efficiently?

We are planning to release a feature soon named "Duplicate ad Campaign". Our users are external company employees and till now after releasing any features, we were getting their feedback about the ...
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Best phrase to invite user to choose one item

Users can create galleries and choose one to add to their profile. What's the best phrasing for this? Below image shows item #1 has been selected (hence the color and the heart) and the mouse is ...
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Best way to show an inner submenu on mobile website?

On my mobile website I have a menu for the main website navigation. When you are in your account area, this is a further submenu, which is accessed by clicking the second burger menu button. The ...
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Dropdown variable picker with sibling and child elements

We are trying to make a dropdown variable picker experience more user-friendly. In the current state, here's how it works. The user sees a Parent database entity that is populated based on a previous ...
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What UX research methods and approaches would you recommend to use during early stage of product development?

Imagine that your company approaching new market in new country and need to figure out: - What’s the basic requirements for future product? - How to define future positioning of a product? - What the ...
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Best practices for showing selection states in dropdowns

I'm designing a CRM-style interface for medical assistants, and I'm wondering if putting a check next to the selected state in a dropdown is redundant if that state is already showing on main screen? (...
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How to deal with untranslated pages?

I have an e-commerce website available in French and English. All the pages are translated (homepage, about, shop, terms, etc.) excepted for the Blog which is only available in French for the moment. ...
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Tone of Voice when speaking to audience [closed]

Working on a new homepage for my site and my primary audience is developers. In my title I was planning on using something like... Helping </developers> achieve their potential The markup ...
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Overuse of emailed 'feedback' surveys

Being emailed a 'feedback survey' for any transaction where an organisation (on or offline) has your email address is becoming very common. (and if you don't complete it you get numerous emails ...
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Highlighting differences between old and new results and conveying value to user

Context I have a dashboard where I want to highlight- A. Total data that the user has uploaded on our system and the amount of matches against that data in our database. B. The amount of difference ...
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Confirmation message for a batch operation that has been stopped

When the user performs a batch operation, an overlay appears with a progress bar and a 'stop' button, that allows him to stop the operation before it ends. If the user stopped the operation when 10 ...
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Should a Complete List of International Dialing Codes Be Provided or Only A Subset?

I am designing a form which prompts the user for their mobile number. The platform is global and therefore the form should be able to accept any mobile number from any country. Looking at this ...
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How can I avoid triple confirmation modals

While at the supermarket a while back, one of the actions the clerk performed on the POS had a triplet of confirm modals on it, literally: Are you sure you want to <action>? Again, are ...
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Is It Acceptable To Use Custom Focus Indications As Art Direction?

As part of a redesign of my personal site, I have a hero image with an animated flying blimp. When hovered, the blimp toggles to a different animation. I would like a keyboard user to be able to ...
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how to introduce new features to players

I made really big changes to my game and obviously want all the existing players (as well as new ones) to start using the new features I've implemented. It's an MMORPG. The updates make a lot of ...
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My iPhone app requires sellers to verify their email address and phone number, when should I do that?

I searched User Experience before posting this question. I saw a lot of related questions but not this one in particular. My organization is creating an app that permits users to sell a service or a ...
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How to choose between a Popover, Inspector, or Toolbar to edit properties?

macOS apps have the following patterns (and possibly others) for editing properties of selected items: Popovers (See here) Inspector Panels (Right Sidebar) Toolbars In the following example, the ...
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Address verification and multi step modal dialogue

We are designing an interface where the user navigates to a page where s/he is presented with a grid of existing business profile data (e.g. business name, address, website, etc). When the user wants ...
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Whole saler product page, how to increase trust and interaction?

This is a whole saler of thousands of products. So these information are not manually entered, but this is just one product out of 100'000. Going and adding more descriptive details to those products,...
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How to best improve information density for long, complex forms?

How to layout long, complex forms such that the largest possible number of fields is visible on the page, but legibility is maintained? I am re-designing an enterprise web app where there are a total ...
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Windows 10 - Scale and layout - Statistics

The question Where could I find information or statistics about, how many people change their size of text, apps, and other items in Windows 10? The story When installing Windows 10, the default zoom-...
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Are periods after numbers of a list an international convention?

In English this is pretty standard: The first thing The second thing The third thing Are these periods an international convention? For example: 最初のもの 二つ目のこと 三つ目のこと This question assumes Arabic ...
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Wizard split step VS big step in B2B application

We are re-developing a B2B application to make it more user-friendly, but keep it robust. One of the features has popup wizard with 3 steps. On Step 2, we'll need to have a grid of items to be ...
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Using a lightbox as a new page

Hope i'm posting this on the right forum. I'm designing myself a new portfolio website and had the idea of using a lightbox to display about me content. So, when the user clicks on about me, a ...

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