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Describing 3D swiping hand movement as curve on a XY plane

I'm trying to describe a 3D swipe gesture (only vertical or horizontal, no diagonals) above a given flat surface using as much conventional geometry or similar non-machine-learning techniques (Hidden ...
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How to represent differences between two rows of a database

How can I represent the changes between two rows of a database similar to the split diff of GitHub? Context I would like to visualize the changes made to a table which are happening over time. For ...
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Why designer choose a tabbed document interface (TDI) design if most user like multi-document interface (MDI)?

I have to choose the design for a complex “business” application. I work at the public prosecutors’ office and we need to develop an application to that handle hundreds of fields, grouped in ...
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Relevancy search across multiple item types related to each other

Are there existing best practices on how to display search results across a different items that have multiple relationships (sometimes hierarchical). For example, the following has: asset groups (...
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Surface Pro 4 Screen Resolution

Does anyone have any experience designing an app for the surface pro 4? The screen resolution is 2736 x 1824 which is pretty vast in comparison to some of the other resolutions I have designed for. I ...
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What's the best way to work with user defined tables / fields. Form or Sheet?

I am developing an app builder and need a way to build custom tables (user can create tables and custom fields with relations) There are two common approaches for the UX in designing the table and ...
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Android TabStrip navigation alternative on iOS

I am in the process of porting my material design Android app into a native iOS app with Swift. The two apps are very similarly navigated, and share many design features (a mashup of iOS design and ...
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Duplicate and move items

I have a long list of items (let's imagine, blog posts or contact cards) that live on a page. Every item has text content, attachments and comments. I want the admin of the page to be able to: move ...
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Digital Services Performance Measurement Framework for measuring and monitoring user experience

From the framework developed by GSA’s Digital Services Innovation Center that aims to: identify a common approach to collect standard data, and enable aggregation of this data The framework is ...
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User interface for multi-dimensional data presented as lists

I have an application that lists all the modules loaded in a performance test in a baseline and a current testrun. Each run in turn has many iterations. A user can view the difference of what was ...
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Bifurcation of website landing page

Not sure what the technical UX term might be, but I have been using the term "bifurcation" to explain back to clients what they are asking. Here's the crux: Landing page needs to present two options; ...
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What are the best practices, or guidelines, to having a web form auto-save and manually save?

There are many ways in which a web form is made to auto-save and manually save; I'm wondering what would be the best practices to do so. Form is a web application form, and I want to save user values ...
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Advice on new UX

We have 6 large monolith backoffice desktop web applications that are almost CRUD oriented. The users of those application were complaining that in order to accomplish a business process they have to ...
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'Infrastructure' and 'Business-Facing Application' are types of …?

In my web ui design, I need to have options for selecting various types of IT resources. I have options like... 'Operational Scope' - cloud vs on-premise. 'Development Style' - agile vs waterfall. ...
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Suggestions for storage with version control

thanks in advance for advice. Our company is separating from our parent company and we're in a position to choose a new data storage solution. I'd love any advice. Here are the features we are looking ...
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Customer Needs Prioritization

I'm trying to uncover best practices for prioritizing customer needs and opportunities. So, the team defines customer research questions then comes back with a lot of data. These can be distilled ...
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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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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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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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How to handle filtering on columns of a table?

I am currently working on a pretty complex (and convoluted, I'll admit) table in terms of filtering. One of the options for filtering allows the user to filter on an item that is displayed as a column ...
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Dealer reselling hardware for unregistered users

Background info: I'm working with a CAD software that uses a physical USB security dongle to work. Typically it is sold via an online store. The user creates an account with an email, then the Dongle ...
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While sorting should we show the name of the sorted entry?

I am designing a web app where a list of devices (I will use devices as a generic term) will be shown to a user. Devices can belong to a master group or a user created group (only one strictly). There ...
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Drag controls on partial-screen modals on iPhone X

With the introduction of the home indicator on the iPhone X (and Xs, Xr, Xs Max), it seems worthwhile to question the pull-down-to-close controls on partial-screen modals. The most common pattern I'...
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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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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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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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How do you prototype systems that are normally connected to Active Directory or other complex external systems?

I am working on a product that has a quite typical setup when it comes to enterprise software: it is usually connected to the Active Directory of the origanization and authenticates its users against ...
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Are There Any Recent Studies Comparing The Legibility Or Readabiltiy Of Fonts On Screen

Are there any recent studies that have tried to objectively compare the legibility of typefaces on screen using modern screens (including hi-dpi screens)? Note: I'm not interested in opinion on what ...
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Are there studies on scanning patterns for dual/multiple screens?

There are well known scanning patterns (such as F and Z scanning for websites that have been around for some time), but my assumption is that these have been built up over the years from research on ...
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How to clarify ambiguity of the left arrow in google search autosuggestions?

Until recently I found the arrow next to each of the suggested keywords are tappable and will prepopulate the string to the search box for users to further refine the keyword before performing the ...
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What's the best way to add item and childItem to ExpandingRecyclerView?

I have element of the library ExpandingRecyclerView (RecyclerView with one nesting) placed on the NavigationDrawer. I need to find the most elegant and visually good way to add item and childItem. I ...
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Workflow for How Typography Layout Should Be Specified

This is sort of a user experience and graphics design question, but it seemed better as user experience. To start, good text has good typesetting. This sometimes means per-letter spacing adjustments, ...
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Navigation with multiple panes/panels

There are numerous IT and Enterprise applications I work with, and many of them require the display of large amounts of data (most often, tables, but also other visual displays) simultaneously. There ...
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Which ergonomic criteria would justify the behavior of redirecting the user to a 404 redirect page?

Assuming UX experts are familiar with the Bastien & Scarpin Ergonomics Criteria, How would you classify the behavior of user clicking in a link and being redirect to a 404 page? I'm struggling to ...
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What additional processes and skills are involved in “Human Experience Design”?

It seems that the nature progression of the scope that is being covered by the HCI/UX design discipline has extended to "Human Experience Design", which appears to be encompassing not just experiences ...
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When to ask for login?

I currently own an online store for video games and I use the Stripe API. This is the current order of events: Add to cart > Checkout > Enter Card Info > Charge > Download Item, although to battle ...
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Best navigation for a tool that switches contexts?

I'm working on a tool that can visualize a basic hierarchical relationship between items. The tool would allow users to put an object (one or more) in a search and return the hierarchy of other ...
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Filter by type of content into specific content

I have some trouble to find a UX pattern that would fit for an mobile app improvement. I would like to display in the news feed a filter by type of content for example: News, Event, Project etc… + ...
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Alternative to side scrolling table for an infinite list of X-Axis checkbox items

I have a problem in which there is a table that does not have a predefined amount of columns or rows. i.e., for both the X and Y axis there is no limit. This invites a high probability of the user ...
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Design Thinking: User testing approaches

I am in the process of starting to facilitate design thinking workshop sessions and from past experience I feel fairly comfortable with each step except for the user testing phase. I realize this ...
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What is the name of the type of product page where multiple part numbers are listed in a table/chart?

In web design circles for B2B ecommerce, I often see references to a type of product page where multiple products are listed in a single table/chart. Instead of there being a single product with an "...
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Common deleting column table interactions

Was curious if there were any clever interactions to delete columns in a table. An example is deleting a column table in excel: 1. Right mouse-click opens menu key 2. Click Delete > 3. Click ...
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Mobile on-boarding - Single page instructions instead of multiple paging

I'm building a mobile app where the user needs to copy link from a different app and only than open my app. My app detect the link when the user open the app and than he proceeds using it. The steps ...
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Sorting navigation elements based on tracking data

We have a huge site where the order of the main navigation is not reflected by the usage of these. e.g.: Current: Category 1 , Category 2, Category 3. Category 3 is by far -14:1- the most ...
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How to display a two column table with limited data on a wide page?

I am trying to create a table with three columns but there isn't much data to display. There will be a select button, the item name, and the item's detail (which will be very short) What's the best ...
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Use of cards and tiles within the same mobile application

Can I use cards and tiles within the same application? There are two tabs: "Meetings" and "Activities". In "Meetings", all items will have the same elements, so I 'm using tiles. On the other hand, in ...
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Best layout for a MATLAB based GUI dropdown menu

I'm writing a GUI in MATLAB which allows users to designs pulses. The pulses are optimized based on their class (AM/FM). If the pulses are FM, then they belong to a subclass (RapidPassage or Adiabatic)...
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Representing hiding and showing for steps as opposed to conditional branching or jumps

I'll try to start with some context. We run a workflow app called Tallyfy which is designed for people to build and run repeatable processes in a business, such as client onboarding, employee ...
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Measuring users’ content tendency using google analytics data

By having this data from GA that the majority of the user acquisition is through Organic search and Referral, can we say that we must promote (through ads or other endorsement methods) those pieces of ...

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