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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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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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On screen, one to many mapping and then many to many mapping is present,so I want to enforce the user to complete flow. Need better UX for it

We are working on a web application where we need to create a screen which will have number of attributes. The screen has one to many mapping and then many to many mapping due to which the design of ...
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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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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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Are there studies on in-app user feedback?

I'm considering to ask users in app for feedback on a specific feature, right after they used it. The goal is to have a) quantitative feedback on the feature and b) a list of comments from step 3 ...
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Which numeric keypad layout (PC or register) should be used for a touch panel?

We lately had a usability test for a self-service payment machine. It’s very similar to the e-banking process. The whole banking process is over a touchscreen until they enter the debit car. The ...
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How to represent alternatives in a column view (like the Mac OS Finder)

Background In an expert system, configuration users may be able to define custom behavior by way of business rules or decision tables. For those to be meaningful, the system offers its domain-...
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What is the best mobile keyboard for alphanumeric input type?

I need to set the most user-friendly keyboard for anyone who enters his car's license plate number. In the country I develop for, those are alphanumeric (I don't know any country where they're not, ...
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Is there a name for the way Excel scrolls through cells?

I have noticed that while scrolling horizontally in Excel, it jumps to the start of the next cell without stopping in the middle of a cell. Is there a name for this type of scroll behavior?
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Can some part of my app have their own tabbar in a iOS app?

I trying to design my iOS app, and I’m going to 2 bottom tab bar on different page. I would like if it’s good and a another better way exists. Here is why: When I log in my app, I would like user to ...
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Business Software and Policies/Usage Hints

We use business software of all kind (CRM, ERP,...). There are lots of things to remember for fluent usage as keyboard shortcuts, company usage guidelines, colleagues hints, software manuals, internal ...
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Global object to apply to every page -or- Custom object

I have a site that allows users to create and share lists. Each page represents a different list. I'm adding a secondary list below which represents a shared or global list across all the user's pages....
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Best way to design custom apps to plug in Microsoft dynamics 365

We are a small team of 2 customizing a Dynamics 365 for our ~100 people company. Using built-in customization tools from dynamics for basic forms and actions works (fairly) great. However, for more ...
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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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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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Self-assessment map

There is the system the purpose of which is to assess yourself in various areas and skills related to those areas. On the x-axis are areas, and on the y-axis are their skills (see the attachment). ...
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iOS inconsistencies (modal vs push)

The iOS settings app has some inconsistencies I want to bring up to discuss the reasoning for their choices. Settings > General > Language & Region > Region uses a modal with a filter ...
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Which is the best way to ask for address history for credit checks

The current approach for understanding your address history for credit checks is by asking for how long you lived at particular addresses for the past x (depending on legal requirements) years. I've ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Scrolling Behavior - Mobile vs Desktop

We have some internal research that shows our users scroll much further down the page on mobile vs desktop. The page lengths are exactly the same in terms of the amount of products displayed - 3 ...
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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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