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How to handle filtering on table columns?

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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What element to focus after user input on a chatbot?

This is similar to What element should have the focus after a search?, but not the same case. I'm building a chatbot with Flutter (mobile). This is the flow: Bot asks a question. User is presented ...
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Testing the experience of entering sensitive information

I would like to understand any applicable methods for testing the user experience when entering sensitive financial information, specifically as part of usability testing with interactive prototypes. ...
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Should a redirect to external site have a delay?

There are many ways to redirect a user to an external site. In my case, I use it for "Universal Book Links". These are links that redirect to a specific country-based store, using the user's ...
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How do you measure Retention in the HEART metrics with B2B enterprise software?

When working with B2B enterprise software that is often sold in 5+ year contracts, how do you (or do you) effectively measure retention? The end users are employees of a company that purchased this ...
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Distinguishing aria-live speech from UI accessible names

We just ran our first user test of an accessible UI prototype with blind and partially-sighted testers. In spite of my efforts to follow the various recommendations and WCAG specifications, there were ...
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For web pagination and multi-select items, should the selection be persisted across pagination?

In https://uxdesign.cc/designing-better-tables-for-enterprise-applications-f9ef545e9fbd there's a section called Multi-select breaks on pagination Essentially, the idea is that if you can select ...
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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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Is "at the front" top, or bottom?

At our office we have a dual garbage bin behind a door. Let's put aside the fact that you have to open a door, and then pull out the bins. What has puzzled me is that the labels were placed on each ...
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How big should an analogue stick be on a mobile game?

I am developing a mobile game, for fun, and am adding an analogue stick to control the main character. It looks something like this: I am hoping to get some advice on the appropriate size and ...
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How to display included/excluded applied filters?

I am building something that allows users to search (for things like words, hashtags, etc) and apply this search to a report that they have built off of twitter posts. So for example, a user that ...
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Creating an accessible, animated, and responsive navigation system

I've been struggling for the past couple weeks to design the perfect navigation (menu) system for my personal website which I am designing. First, I need a system that is completely accessible as I am ...
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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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Tabbed navigation in search result templates: Can users appreciate it?

Google.com has tabbed navigation in their main search result template (although they don't style the tabs as such). However, my UX colleagues believe these tabs are not in much use, and they believe ...
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Multilayered form with multiple options in smartphone

I want to ask about multilayered options from the view of UI and UX. I need to make a form in Android about coverage area in which contains states, city and districts. User can choose multiple states ...
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Tray Icon application with pops up alerts

I am coding a Tray Icon application in Java - it runs in the background & polls a server. On receiving a particular message from the server the application pops up an alert from the Tray Icon. The ...
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What should we call the mouse-over heading link pattern, and where is it best documented?

I want to be able to refer to the UI pattern where each heading / h-tag on the page is automatically turned into an appropriately named link, and hovering on the heading reveals an icon that can be ...
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How to deal with extra spacing with line-height when spacing between elements should be consistent

We want to design our website so that all elements are spaced 24px apart (paragraphs, form groups, header & content, etc.) and "related" elements (label & form field) are spaced 8px apart. We ...
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Does this pattern have a name?

I just came to a very known website that I found pretty weird and confusing because of its onload behavior. You can see it at https://wetransfer.com and what I mean is the image below: Just in case ...
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Assigning workflows on folders

I'm working on a rewrite of our Workflow feature. Workflows are optional, and you can apply workflows only on folders. Folders start with no workflows assigned to them. A folder can be a part of only ...
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Set an optional field to a fixed value

I've got a edit form in which the user can change a number of properties from an item. In certain conditions, there is an optional time field which the user can set. But it cannot be set to an actual ...
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Statistics (or tools) on screen calibration & readability

Fairly straight forward question, but I could not find any answers to it. Are there any known statistics regarding screen calibration & readability? Are there any colors to avoid where screen ...
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Filters settings: how to resolve option "no setting" in the list of other options

There is one tricky issue I'm dealing with now. In the system working with data there are filters. One of them is shown in the form of list with "Select all"/ "Unselect all" buttons and user can ...
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Best way to design dynamic table of inputs. Like rate-lists

I am trying to design a rate-list input for parking lot management system. Where inputs are like this: But it needs to be customizable in time field of inputs, e.g. 3-4 hours based on user ...
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Ask user to check categories of an item and then display category-specific options

Problem In my Web application I have a form in which the user must fill some information about a generic item, let's say a car. Between all the standard information (name, description etc) I am ...
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Overlay Vs dedicated page or separate section within the page?

Context We have this situation where we need to display additional information about products that users has selected. The page in question is the page that houses the products, each product is ...
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Working groups, 2 different approaches

I am building a working group module for a CRM. The goal of the module is allowing user to share anything under a specific domain. With working group module users can create: A sales team A project ...
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How to fit a MREC (Medium Rectangle ad) into a sidebar?

I've seen some great sidebar designs (like filters for listing pages) and the list or grid to the right of it. My problem is that these seem to only be quite thin and fitting a 300px by 250px MREC ...
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How does a combination of paragraph spacing with indentation rate for legibility and aesthetics?

Conventional wisdom says either indent paragraphs or have a space between them but don't do both. The argument is that since the point of both methods is to show where one paragraph ends and another ...
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Best way to mark rows as not applicable in a data table

I am redesigning an old greenhouse gas emissions regulatory application that has a common design pattern where data tables include "Not Applicable" marked as N/A as the first column. When ...
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Status label with more info - how best to show the "more info" part?

I have this one error status in a table. The "Learn more" is underlined, and that's how user knows to click on it, to learn how to troubleshoot the problem. When they click on "Learn ...
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What is the name of this 'recommendation smorgasbord' UX pattern?

Here we see the main landing page of a food delivery app. The page is crammed full of recommendations; the user is presented with several different "channels" of recommendations as well as ...
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loading states for individual items in a list

I'm a frontend developer and wondering from a UX perspective, whether it is a bad idea to fetch individual list items in a large list (with multiple columns). See an example here: This example is how ...
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Back and Close button in the same native page

In this period, the current version of Netflix offers the user who has browsed through several films, the possibility of closing the page or going back through the content history. To do this, Netflix ...
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How do I quantify the user experience part of a new feature and not just the easily measurable result

I am the product owner of an application used internally at our company. Our employees are consultants so time or rather saving time is essential to them. Based on feedback and interviews we developed ...
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How to deal with centered content on a layout with a sidebar?

I have the following view in my application, where a list of cards containing some information and a button is present. In order to prevent uneeded space within the cards and make the button closer to ...
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Drawing on Mobile with fingers: magnifier or offset from finger location?

We are working on a "remove objects from photos" app, where the users highlight/select a part of an image they want to remove and the app takes care of it. Precision is sort of important ...
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In breadcrumbs, how to name a selected entry/location with no clear name?

Imagine a breadcrumb like this: Example: Projects > "My Project" > Accounts > "Hans Muster" > Details (If we omit "Details" (the current location) or not, is ...
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What's the best practice for placement of settings menu in a webapp or website?

I was wondering is there any reason behind placing "settings" alongside other menu items and placing it inside profile or some other menu? Can anyone tell me what's the difference?
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How to lead AT users from non-accessible content to an accessible alternative

The Drupal website I'm working on has a traditional grid style calendar. The main view of the calendar is based on the Full Calendar JS library. After testing it with a screen reader I decided it wasn'...
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How to display numbers of an estimated amount

Which is the best way to display numbers of an estimated amount of items. for example, if my algorithm can only display the following answers: at least 5 / above 5 for 'above' it can be something like ...
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Documents bulk upload with tagging system

I have a small UX challenge to tackling for an application project. I would be interested in hearing from users and experts. Sometimes there are such obvious ideas that arise that we haven't thought ...
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It is better to give a quick experience missing features or ask for details upfront to make the experience better?

I have a pretty complex financial app that allows users to add their accounts and then use various tools, calculations, reports and graphs with these accounts. The more accounts they add the better, ...
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How do I make a dropdown select accessible?

What I mean by dropdown is the implementation found in Bootstrap and other common front-end frameworks. I want to replace <select> elements in my forms with dropdown menus because I need the ...
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Multiple tabs vs multiple menu items

I am in the process of designing a new settings part for a section of our Saas. With my non-ux team, we are discussing wheter we should change the overall navigation of this section by removing the ...
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Is there a specific name for this type of navigation?

Currently, I'm working on a project that requires a lot of repeated navigational options. For example: System 1: Transform; Require; Pipeline. System 2: Transform; Require; Pipeline. System 3: ...
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Good way to present wireframes to stakeholder for application concept?

For a lesson-making application, I have designed wireframes with multiple user flows to help illustrate the important features within the application (i.e user creates a lesson , user clicks and drags ...
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What's the best word to use for table overlapping the mobile screen to show the information on the right, "swipe left" or "slide left"?

For me, the best way to show the list is by using cards either you scroll sideways or scrolling down by having each list stacked cards. With client preference to have the table similar UI and behavior ...
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How to show better hierarchy for inter dependent fields in a table?

[Might be an existing question, couldn't find a better match] User scenario I have a list view that shows column headers ( fetched from a separate table ) User has the following ability to do. Can ...
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Looking for a visual solution to connect some boxes in a grid where direction matters

I have 9 boxes, each with 1.5cm height and width. I want to place these boxes in a grid (for the sake of simpleness, let's put them in a 3x3 grid). The total size that my grid can hold up is around ...
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