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How can I differentiate duration vs starting time

Let’s say I have a meeting at 06:00 AM that is scheduled to last 8 hours and 15 mins . Are there any guidelines, tips or tricks to display that information in a non-ambiguous way? If I simply display ...
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What open source and free wireframing tools are there? [duplicate]

I am writing a tutorial on how to do wireframing: https://github.com/dwyl/learn-wireframing/issues/1 and I would like to be able to recommend an online, free and open source wireframing tool to others....
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Accessible tools for prototyping?

I'm a visually impaired beginner on UX Design. Are there accessible tools for prototyping? I'd love to learn more about UX Design and Voice UI as I'd love to create my own voice UI.
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Screen with multiple list crud

I have a screen with CRUDs For example I will register a department and identify all job positions, equipment and employees Solution A: Display everything on a scrollable page Solution B: Display ...
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Design patterns for switching workspaces on mobile

I'm working on a mobile responsive web-app whose users can potentially have one, two, or three workspaces (we call them "zones") depending on their user privileges, i.e. Admins get all three zones ...
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Automatically trimming user input onBlur or on Server side on end of input?

Looking for best practices on web. In a general sense, we have an input on our webpage. This input doesn't allow empty space at the end. Bad: Apples     Good: Apples So what I'm wondering is,...
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Usage of table layout on Mobile

Is there any better way to show Normal table layout in the Desktop views and easy to use view of the same in Mobile? In an environment that the table columns and rows can be multiple number of rows ...
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Philosophy of UX [on hold]

What is more desirable in UX? Designing an interface which allows the user to accomplish a given task? Or designing an interface which encourages a user to engage in behaviours tangential to the ...
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1answer
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Is “UI Event logs” a thing?

working on a "Google/AWS Cloud management console" style web-app where I need to "make UI better". I recently noticed a pattern in zocdoc app where if you click the arrow on date selector 5 times, ...
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How to make 2 items in primary navigation more prominent than the others

I'm working on the redesign of an existing website. The website currently has a main navbar consisting of 8 items. The content structure (the 8 main links/categories) should be preserved in the new ...
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1answer
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How to run heuristic evaluation

While running a heuristic evaluation, is there a recommended number of tasks? I'm struggling with the scoring part. Do I perform all tasks, take notes of the problems and then identify severity based ...
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Why would you use 2 alternate layout buttons instead of 1, when only one can be selected at once

I was looking at the Spotify desktop app and noticed they use two buttons for displaying an artists albums in either a Grid layout or a List layout See below: If only one layout can be selected at ...
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Checkbox size of 'clickable' area on desktop

I'm wondering if there are any guidelines regarding the size of the 'clickable' area of a checkbox on desktop. I was having a discussion with our developer and when he is testing the product he ...
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Dialogue based interface, the app voice becomes input instead of user sound input

The app we are currently developing has a feature which enables user to communicate dialogue based (imagine siri) We are currently facing with a problem. The problem is about the accessibility. When ...
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Is there a name for UI elements that update/change itself in the background?

For instance, Windows Live Tiles or Android's App Actions in the app drawer. For clarity, this is what FOSS Mint says about App Actions: For example, your phone will suggest your most recent ...
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In sales form in that form have link for popup in that popup have a form after filling all details again asking required field from background form [on hold]

please give me solution for this problem in that first img add customer link and second img is popup
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Positioning two brands' logos on application header

I am designing an application where I have two brands' logos to be displayed on the header. Positioning two brand logos next to each other looks odd. Which is the best way to position the logos on ...
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Is there a standard way to present a list builder with preset options? [on hold]

A user can build a list of items by typing in their entries manually. The user can also choose to 'autofill' the list by selecting an item from a dropdown menu. I.e. the user might choose "Animals", ...
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Why do browsers allow users to open up as many tabs as they like even though it affects the user experience?

It is not unusual these days to see someone on a browser application with so many tabs open that you can't even see the favicon. I remember when bookmarks were provided to help manage a large number ...
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How should I format inline errors when there is input description

How should I do this? Should the error replace the input description, should it go under? Please give your opinions and reasoning. I would still like users to see the description, but I feel like ...
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1answer
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Should I use <aside> for off-canvas navigation? [on hold]

I want to create an accessible off-canvas navigation and most tutorials say you should put it inside the <aside> element, however, since it is my main navigation which will appear on one line on ...
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2answers
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Does the ® Symbol need to be in a smaller font size than the actual text, similar to Name™?

I see the TM tag with smaller text than it's associated name, does the same apply for the ® symbol. Should it be the same font size as the name or smaller like exponents are displayed in math?
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Do Drop Shadows Count For Accessibility?

Does a drop shadow in a dark (and passing color) count as accessible when the background color does not? Example: Light blue background and white text = not accessible Light blue background with ...
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Bilingual Navigation

I am working on a pro-bono project. We are designing a website for a bilingual parent workshop (80% Spanish Speakers and 20% English Speakers). Funders for the organization are English speakers. That ...
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Using 24 hours format on an English-speaking website

I'm currently developing a dashboard for monitoring some objects that my corporation designs and manipulates. Those objects come with a date and time, that I translate from a cron table. In standard ...
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Setting acceptance threshold for usability evaluation outcome

I am working on a framework to evaluate our products usability against our product design tenets which are nothing else than 10 usability (N&N) heuristics in our own words. The goal is to identify ...
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Workflow/design pattern for allowing user to add multiple fields

Context: I have a page where a user can select from multiple input sources. Within the selected source(s), they can define multiple source links. Problem The way I have currently structured it is ...
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Which Sign Up button shall we use for our web app to get the most sign-ups? [on hold]

We want to improve our sign up button. In this set of images below, which do you think should give more clicks for people to sign up? To give everyone brief info of what MYCURE is... MYCURE is the ...
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1answer
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Logic of Next / Previous buttons when changes have been made to Previous

Can someone advise on logic of Next and Previous button when changes have been applied to previous item?
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3answers
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Why, on mobile, is the search box put at the top of the screen?

Most of the time when I open an application and want to search something, the search box will be put at the top of the screen. With today's screen sizes I find that often I have to move my hand, or ...
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Should keyboard suggestion bar be enabled when typing password?

Some apps have keyboards suggestion bar, like on the picture below, enabled on password fields. Is it a good UX or security practice to have suggestions while typing existing or creating a new ...
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Cultural differences in QR code usage between eastern and western countries

Even though I have only had limited travel experiences in Asian countries like China, Taiwan, Japan and Korea, it is evident that there are plenty of cases where QR code is much more pervasive in ...
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Reasons for the difference in design patterns for mobile to desktop vs. desktop to mobile

I want to follow up on a recent question that related to the WeChat Web experience but expand the scope of the question a little bit further: Is WeChat Web bad for UX? In recent times companies that ...
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1answer
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Is WeChat Web bad for UX? [on hold]

In order to log in to WeChat on a desktop computer, you need to scan the QR code with your phone to log in on your phone to access WeChat in your desktop browser. Is this login method poorly designed?...
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Why is it often not possible to un-sort a table?

When data is presented in tables, it is often crucial to be able to sort the table rows by one column. Usually this is achieved by making the header of the columns clickable, and showing pointers like ...
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Tips for my project navigation menu

I am a software developer developing an online rugby union manager game as a side project. I am not that good at design but I've been reading a lot recently on this subject and I'm trying to improve ...
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How should I deal with an Android permission who is only useful in my app just to prevent an user from cheating and that looks out of place?

For my app I'm asking for an Android permission that allows to set some things to prevent the user from being able to cheat in some things related to my app. Problem is that it's a permission that ...
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Ellipse-shape arrangement of menu items

I have stumbled sometimes upon web pages with an ellipse-shape arrangement of menu items and I have found them to feel somehow more comfortable over the standard orthogonal arrangement: Is there any ...
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What is best practice when it comes to naming layers in design sources? [on hold]

I'm asking as I don't collaborate often with other UI/UX designers to hand off files. When that time comes, I want to know if items and groups in the layer list are supposed to be named. My artboards ...
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Is Google using the password show/hide toggle icon on their login form correctly? [duplicate]

Shouldn’t the icon be the action that will happen after you click/press on it? ...similar to when a video or song is playing, the icon showing is “Pause” (future state), and when it is paused, the “...
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How to display minimum required tags information

I develop a form where I need to add multiple items for one field (multi select) and the submit button is disabled as long as all fields are not valid. This field needs to have 1 minimum tag to ...
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Points after sentences on Twitter homepage

I just visited Twitter's homepage. And it's actually a really nice converting homepage. Almost felt the urge to register. But I was wondering a thing. The homepage has a few short sentences, after ...
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What is youtube's auto-pause from an UX standpoint? [closed]

When I'm listening to music on YouTube after some time, it stops by itself and I was wondering why is that happening ? I considered two possibilities but maybe i'm wrong: Dark pattern to make you ...
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Best way to display a lot of schools information on a single webpage?

I'm a front end developer and I need a page to display information about all schools in my city (52). I tried using Bootstrap Cards and an input where the user will type and the cards bellow will be ...
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Best way to design a search functionality so that it brings back a set of results with a focus on the items that can be booked through the website

I'm working on a website that uses a search bar to allow users to find training courses. There are mainly 3 types of courses in the database, and only one of these types can be booked online. At the ...
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Delimit multiple names that are display like lastname, firstname

I wonder what would be the best way to delimit multiple names in a user management web app that is completely in English. I guess normally one would separate by commas or semicolons but in this ...
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Designing mobile apps and handing them over to development in a way that's responsive to all screen sizes?

I design stuff in Figma, for an iPhone 8, based on pixels. But we need to find a way to implement it in Flutter in a way that the design fits all the other screen sizes. One way we figured out so far ...
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How to link back to the original site the user came from after he jumped to a subdomain with a “different” product?

lets say you have a site called "example.com", which is the homepage of a company that provides a login for its customers and different functions like a personal backoffice, learning material and ...
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What metrics to track usability of a analytics dashboard? [closed]

I understand that with something like Amazon, you can track how long it takes for a person to complete their goal (ie. buy a product). But for something like an analytics dashboard, for example: ...
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multi select list menu with 'Other' option

Please help if you have come across something like this use case. Thanks in advance. Is there an existing pattern where I have a multi select drop down, which also has an 'Other' option that ...

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