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Should I share high-fidelity or low-fidelity mockups with the team for improving current product experience?

I am at a startup, and we are all about 'budling the right thing fast rather than the wrong thing right.' I am evaluating and improving our current mobile/tablet version of the dashboard. Would it ...
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Displaying Continuous and Discrete Time Series Data

I have an existing analysis tool which compares two datasets: An Input message log An output message log The tool compares the differences between the two sets by looking at: The number of each ...
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Which is best for an enter note field: an 'enter' button or hitting the return key?

While designing a text box where a user can enter a note, I want to eliminate the enter button and rely on the return key. What is the best practice for note entry fields? What is needed to tell ...
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When to start opening the select list? On mousedown? Or on click? And Why?

Component: select aka. dropdown Platform/system: web, non-touch device (laptop with trackpad or desktop with a mouse) Is there a guideline, convention, or some studies done which can help developers/...
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Checkout system with offline payments

I'm trying to find the best way to handle offline payments (e.g. internet bank transfer) into a site which offers services like courses. At present there is a course registration form, when ...
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Pattern or strategy for showing hierarchical response content?

I'm expanding my app's capabilities from this: ...to displaying all the rules that were applied, results for each rule, rule description, and link to more info. I'd really appreciate pointers to ...
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What would be the best icon to represent saving the state of a series of user customizable filters?

The user will have access to several filters to choose from which can then be customized to help them sort through a database. The user will be able to save which filters they've chosen and their ...
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Does the 'mile high menu bar' still apply to web apps?

In this article from Joel on Software, Joel talks about how the easiest parts of the screen to click are the edges, and how putting menu bars at the absolute top of the screen increases usability. Can ...
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What's an alternative to handle unknown number of tabs in a dashboard?

I have multiple tabs on a dashboard where it will navigate to different sections. Once it reaches the maximum number of tabs on a row it will come down to another row. The number of tabs is not ...
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iOS: Delete/Upload button position

My iOS app (for iPhone and iPad) has two main screen with two buttons each: A table: Clicking on one of the cells opens screen 2; with Upload & Delete button Detailed screen with more information ...
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Is there any distinction between badges, labels and tags?

We are looking at a set of design patterns for helping classification of projects on a list – there seem to be some strong discussions around what the difference is between badges, labels and tags. ...
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Form alignment left side to right side

I am very new to UX and I find my form to be sloppy. Is it an alignment problem? Should I align the text on the right side with the text in the left side of the form? For example: should I align " ...
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Best way to handle email verification in sign up

The way sign up works in my app is you enter your username, password, and email. How should I present to the user that a verification link was sent? And how would I dismiss them back to the login ...
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Should cycling through a list stop/pause at the end of the list?

Cycling through a list of items is a common user interface design pattern. For example: Browser address bar: hold Up or Down to scroll through the list of websites. On-screen keyboard: hold Left or ...
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Which users actions are worth logging, to gain better perspective on their behavior?

I am currently implementing a "User action log", that will keep interesting actions of users within our system. Any advice on what to log? Of course, the answer is "everything you feasibly can", but ...
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iOS using tabs in modal view to show camera/multiple photo galleries

In our app there are many pages of forms, and each page can have (or requires) photos attached to them. Photos can come from the camera, photos previously taken, or a view of certain photos from the ...
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UI design suggestion

I want to create an application for the maintenance of the following objects and their relationship: call-tree (it has 9 fields/attribute) Operation manual (it has 4 fields/attributes) contact person ...
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“Link”, “Alias” or “Create shortcut” in WP Media Library

Introduction Here you can see a folder structure within a media library (Wordpress). Now, I want to make it very userfriendly to make it possible, that a file can be in multiple folders. The user ...
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How to show a consumer products in a eCommerce Site with only filters?

I have an eCommerce site that sells baby clothes. When i think of the different ways i can arrange/organize the main menu i get frustrated on trying to make sense. I start to think of how a physical ...
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Favoring consistency over elegance?

This is a bit of a difficult question to explain in the title but hopefully it will make more sense after reading the question. I'm in the process of designing a web app with a basic design ...
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File type icon colours

We're currently designing a new "Document Management" feature for our application, and I've come to the part where I need icons for the file types. I've gone down the route of doing something custom, ...
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Is a Notification Center should have an infinite history or should it allow the user to close them?

I'm working on a Notification Center (On a web application) and I can't find any information about the notifications history. So I don't know what is the best behaviour to apply for my notification ...
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What makes the elevator experience so awkward? [closed]

Elevators are some of the most awkward antisocial experiences that we face almost everyday and no one seem to be doing anything about, while it could be revolutionized. The question is: What makes ...
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Monthly budget screen - need to take into account whether it's early/late in the month

I’m currently working on a budget management mobile app. The app has a screen which shows a list of categories, and for each one the following information is displayed: How much spending money the ...
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What's the point of a “Read full story” button?

I've noticed a lot of news websites, particularly on mobile, sometimes will cut off their story with a button you have to click to see the rest of it. I can understand why they'd do this if they ...
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Use of summary step at the end of Wizard UI?

I am designing a wizard about adding events on a calendar. The last step of the wizard is the summary of the user's choices. Is it obligatory to use it, or can I skip it? PS. Number of Steps with ...
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Carousel or sliders in website banners and their usability

Currently, I am working on a university website redesign project. The complication is that they used a lot of image carousels or sliders on their existing website. For example, in the banner, 10 ...
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Should all grid contents be divisible by 8 or an even number?

When designing a grid system it is advisable to use an 8pt grid. This is stated by Material Design and many others. Does this mean that columns and gutters all must be divisible by 8 or a smaller even ...
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Is there a difference between affordance and discovery?

Looking at the UX principles that mozilla use as keywords to tag bugs in bugzilla it looks like ux-affordance and ux-discovery are very similar: ux-affordance — controls should visually express how ...
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Should I include images imitating my web app's interface in the promo website if they're in a different style?

I'm designing a landing page for my web app, and some of the options I have include pictures that intend to approximately mimic the app's user interface and give the customer an idea of what it looks ...
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Filters & Rules layout [closed]

I am working on a cryptocurrency trading application and got stuck with filter popups. First one is for "Bases", which filters a list of trading signals. Second one is the filter for quick scanner, ...
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Items with long title in Android

In an Android application, I have a "Grid Layout" with fixed size cells for describing Three-line items: download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups Number of columns and ...
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Switch camera icon on left or right side?

I'm building a custom snap-photo flow in between another flow in my App. So here I have an interesting dilemma. Should the Selfie/Rear cam toggle icon be on the left or right side and why? [image ...
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good ux design patterns to add/edit/remove entities in a mobile app?

I'm looking for Android apps which have good entity management (add/edit/remove) UX. The home page of my app displays a list of configured entity instances. Now I need to give the user the ability ...
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Why aren’t ZUIs (zoomable user interfaces) popular?

After reading Jef Raskin’s The Humane Interface it seems that ZUIs are a obvious paradigm choice to make easier interfaces. Apparently the original iPhone interface was a big investment in that ...
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Should visitors see all the links and buttons (which can be used only by registered users)?

We are developing a website which requires registration to use some features. My friend thinks visitors (non-registered users) should not even see the links for those features, because it is ...
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splitting list on mobile device?

I have a list of 20 items on a website. There are 4 buttons which work as filters. Each items in the list is represented by a picture and a title: Each block is clickable to a description page : ...
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How to Detect Cognitive Friction on a Mobile Application?

I'm researching Cognitive Friction on my thesis and it's the resistance encountered by a human intellect when it engages with a complex system of rules that change as the problem changes as Alan ...
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Interactive Table with graph drilldown

The following is a very rough, very disguised view of what I'm really working on, so hopefully it will suffice as a visual example for the following conundrum: I have an app with a large spreadsheet ...
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Visually categorizing table columns?

In our data table, we have three types of columns. Let's call these Type A, B and C. There is only 1 column which is Type A, maybe 4-7 columns that are Type B and the rest are Type C (the least ...
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Guidelines on the interaction and content design of visual displays inside elevators

I found the question What makes the elevator experience so awkward? rather interesting, but for practical purposes thought it was better to focus on one aspect of the experience that designers have ...
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Analytics for a CRM to view more customer information

I'm integrating my inbound marketing CRM to another web application so that I can get more information from my users. Specifically, this web application allows me to create feedback forms so that I ...
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What are the best ways on a sub-500 budget to test for mobile accessibility?

I am familiar with website accessibility at least in terms of WCAG 2.0, Section 508, etc. But I am currently designing a mobile app (cross-platform using React Native tools) and there does not seem to ...
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Design for skip vs next when next requires waiting

I have an app that serves users content which requires them to say whats on the screen. They can move on to the next piece of content only after some period of time depending on the length of the ...
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Icon placement when it opens a new window

When using an icon to represent a link I believe the standard convention is [icon] [Link]. A colleague has raised the point that for links that open in a new window, the icon should appear after the ...
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Complex channel based navigation modal

The application I am re-designing has a channel management modal for managing its customers. The admin hierarchy is as follows: My Company Admins Channel Admins Resellers Admins Customer Admins End ...
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Card-Sorting in Mobile App

The user needs to order a stack of cards, let's say each one representing a task. Let's assume the user has already ordered a set of tasks and now he needs to place a new one within the stack at the ...
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Exploring alternatives to a tree view for selecting a person's race

I work for a company that is software as a service for the social services industry. We're redesigning the race selection so that we can conform to the standard necessary for data exchanges in the ...
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User uploaded header image standards

We are working on an app where users can create their own page and then upload a header image sized ~ 1344 x 420 px. Over the image there will be some text imported from the database like title and ...
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Emoji vs. Switch for choosing light/dark theme on a navigation bar

The previous version of my website had a toggle/switch for changing the color theme between light and dark modes (for fun and practice). Here's what that looked like: More recently, I decided to ...

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