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Why should “cancel” and “confirm” button have the same size?

A lot of UI Frameworks provide 2 different types of buttons: a sort of confirmation button a "cancel" button The UI of the two buttons could be different: different colors, background, borders, etc. ...
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Is there a recommended size for embedded maps or videos?

Basically what the title says. I know that anyone can do what they want, and I also know that the embedded content can be integrated in a responsive way, thus maintaining its original proportion. ...
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Two columns content switcher

There is a docked panel with two columns. I need to give users possibility to choose what content will be visible in which column. There will be probably 7-8 different content types. My first thought ...
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“Are you sure?” Request for confirmation modal usability research

A user is about to delete a crucial object with no undo. The designer puts an "Are you sure?" modal confirmation. The user says "Yeah yeah yeah do it" Immediately the user regrets his/her decision ...
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Browse products - search results page

I'm having some trouble thinking of a way to present a browse products feature on the search results page. The main problem is how best to display a product which sits in two different categories. ...
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Display hierarchical structure and corresponding reference data

Do any of you have any suggestion on how to design view for reference data and make it easy to navigate and understand. We are developing a web application and have this hierarchical setup: 1 ...
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How do you pick the right function to be in the bottom menu?

Im currently designing a student portal mobile application. It got a lot of functions; 1. frequently used (academic, timetable, assignments) 2. seldom used (fees, library) and 3. others that are not ...
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Ways and instructions to tell a user to intentionally miss a multiple choice question?

I'm currently brainstorming possible solutions to this UX question. In a multiple choice activity (not a quiz/form), if a user correctly answers a question, before they move on to the next question, I ...
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Is a confirm email address field still considered a best practice?

Having an input field to confirm an email address is pretty standard. However, I would like to know if using a confirm email address field still considered a best practice. The Email and Confirm ...
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Should all subsites look the same?

I am building a website where there is one main site and multiple subsites. Each subsite targets a different audience trying to accomplish different tasks. Because of that, styling and structure on ...
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Best practice for private key backup flow on mobile

The mobile app I'm working on is using end-to-end encryption algorithm. User creates a private key to read data that is saved on the server. The key is being stored on a device and can be exported to ...
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Can Task-Based UI be considered to be slower in context of complex enterprise apps?

Question Are there studies that prove overall user performance degradation when interacting with Task-Based/Driven UIs in complex enterprise web applications and domains? Use case Considering, ...
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Laying out radio buttons and text area in a dialog

I have a dialog where I need to lay out radio buttons and their corresponding text and icons, and a text area. This is my current dialog layout, where the colors denote the icons. Note that the last ...
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Adding extra information to a file that's being uploaded via dropzone

We're redesigning a file upload experience. The use case is to add supporting documentation to a support ticket. The user selects a file, indicates the document type, and then clicks Upload. Once ...
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When creating a GUI wizard, should all pages/tabs be of the same size?

I understand that some libraries would force me to, but my question is general. If I have a set of buttons at the bottom: Back, Next, Cancel?, (other?), then should their location ever change? If the ...
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Modular tabs or long page scroll

A content heavy real estate website is deciding whether to switch the navigation to using modular tabs, where content opens in the same pane. Currently, the site uses a long page scroll where all ...
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Legacy system content import tool [closed]

We have an old system, which is a course platform, and we are developing a new version of it, with other technology and some new features. I am designing the feature that will allow users to migrate ...
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Image gallery multiselection tips

I'm making a gallery of images in a grid and I have a few concerns. The user is able to see metadata when hover over a picture and also select multiple images. Hovering over an image Selecting an ...
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How indicate conditional required field in editable table?

In a form indicating which fields are required are often indicated by an asterisk (*). We have an editable table and I indicate a required column with aesthetics in the title of the column. The ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for separating the zoom-in/out of x and y axes in a chart

Currently, I am working on a plotting library to plot a few charts. Most of the charts data vary in the x-dimension much more than in the y-dimension. Example: time x y 0 0 0 1 1 0.0044 2 ...
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Comment vs Reply in a social feed

In a social feed, what is the best term to be used against the posts ? Should it be "Reply" or "Comment" For example in Facebook, it says "Comment", however in Yammer it says "Reply". What should be ...
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Rationale for persistent UI elements that is overlayed onto video windows

With a lot of people now using video conferencing tools, there has been a lot of articles highlighting the usability of these applications. Microsoft, which boasts a very large research and design ...
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Change size of modal in wizard experience

I am building a wizard experience to guide a user through a complex setup flow. In the flow, some steps require more space and some require less space. Does it make sense to change the modal size on ...
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Error notice vs upgrade banner

We have two distinct styles for the following: An error message (which is a red/black banner at the top of the page) An upgrade message (which is a light-colored banner prompting the user to upgrade ...
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How to show multiple chips in an input field?

I have an input field where the user can select multiple items. Currently, I am using chips to capture user input. Design: Problem How to show N no of chips e.g 10 number of chips in this example? ...
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Evidence of user habituation to support elements

I'm working on a site with a number of floating elements intended to provide support that appear on different pages in the same location. For some pages, the floating elements are considerably more ...
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Does commmeting affect the things outside? [migrated]

Why this code shows border 7px #content_area { position: relative; float: left; background-color: #FFFFFF; width: 100%; border: 7px solid #FFFD33; <!-- width: 125px; --> } but if I put border: ...
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Standard style for text that opens hover tool tip?

Is there a standard style for text that opens a tool tip upon hover? E.g. "Learn more" text where the user hovers over it and it opens a tool tip. Someone on my team had mentioned displaying the "...
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What feedback evaluation tool would you recommend? [migrated]

We will soon be lauching a beta test with an app and would like to evaluate feedback that we receive from the beta test group by email or phone. Now the question for you: Which tools are recommended ...
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Display suggestions for hierarchical checkbox lists (trees)

I'm working on a web-app for a document management system where employees upload documents and associate them with metadata. In many cases, we are able to predict certain metadata properties and we ...
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When is it 'wrong' to put tabindex=0 on non-interactive content?

I'm trying to fix up a site made with the adaptAuthoring tool after an accessibility audit. One of the audit items is a complaint about the very large number of tabs needed to navigate the document. ...
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In-page actions in an enterprise with general Save button

we are building an enterprise where the user can register/edit customers. Each customer has a lot of information which is separated in multiple tabs (up to 10). The enterprise has a general save/...
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Avoiding Repetitive Actions

I'm developing a UI for a product that will have "Install/Configure" option and "Documentation" on the search of the cards. However, the UI looks ugly because of the repetitive buttons. Is there any ...
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Search - multiple search terms

I'm working on a mobile app that allows users to search for events around the UK. The issue I'm having is that the system allows a user to search for events in multiple locations. On the search page, ...
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How to indicate the ternary options for turning a feature on, turning it off, or leaving it as it was?

There is a remotely operated device / toy / drone, which has a number of "functions": various lights, sound effects and so on. There is a remote control with a number of physical buttons. This remote ...
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Should buttons appear on a menu bar?

I am reviewing a design change in a desktop application. The proposed change is implemented with standard clickable buttons in a menu bar, appearing to the right of the normal menu items. These are ...
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What is a better way to indicate an optional message reminder when food order is ready

I'm designing a mobile website for a food ordering service. There is a feature at the last step of the ordering flow where the user can choose to be messaged once their order is ready. This is ...
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Should allow upload file in the same page or a new page?

I am building a web site where students have to do their homework online. I have a page that shows a list of cards , every card represent a homework. On every homework the students have to upload ...
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User Experience Design vs Design Thinking: What's really the difference?

I've been hearing a lot of talk about "Design Thinking" as a "thing" but every time I look up information on it, it seems to be exactly what we do in UX design but just in other areas. A definition ...
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Overtime + 2 other aspects data visualization

What kind of data visualization can show 3 aspects of the data including time (the others are the number of conversions and revenue)? For example, I thought about bubble chart where size is one aspect ...
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Best practices or patterns for “Saved Search” and “Edit Saved Search”?

I have been tasked with redesigning our saved search function, as it has been deemed confusing (and I can't find another site that works like ours does currently). Are there any standard ways of ...
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How important is it for list items to have a title?

My company is bidding in a government tender for providing urban bicycle rental facilities in a few cities. As part of the system, we want to illustrate some screens and one of the screens is a list ...
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Vertical tabs to horizontal tabs

Is there any comment or best practice to use the below case I have a vertical tab of material design used in desktop version of a website portal. It is a Resposive web and when the viewport size is ...
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Dropdown with search features validation

Imagine a dropdown list with search features where I can type or paste some text. What will be the best way to validate my dropdown: A: Comparing the text with the database text after click outside ...
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Hidden screens and hidden states in your app, how do you surface them all when redesigning?

We're making a change to our pricing model that will mean we need to update a number of system messages and upgrade prompts throughout the interface. These messages are largely based on user context, ...
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Recommendations for improving tree navigation

I'm looking for direction on my prototype, extremely rough website UX. Website link and further down. Navigation Goal For users to browse the site like they would a bookstore; jumping between ...
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Showing a full screen dialog to view a full list of radio button selection

I'm designing a sort of step by step process for mobile web using a stepper to get a bunch of information from a user. One of the steps requires a user to select from a list of (about 20) pre-defined ...
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Icon alternative for items per page

I've below pagination select input for choosing the number of records to be shown per page. I'm looking for an alternative icon that represents the text Items per page So that instead of showing text ...
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Navigation fake door test

My team have decided to run a fake door test in order to help us, quickly, understand if there is an appetite for a product showcase page. We've added the fake door link, but I'm wondering what would ...
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What ID or other information do you share for Zoom account input on a form [closed]

Like many companies during the pandemic, we're building a remote contact service. We currently get users to put in their preferred remote contact option/service, which includes FaceTime, Google, ...

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