All Questions

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Is there a modern replacement for a ComboBox?

ComboBoxes do a good job when on (e.g.) web forms. However, they just look dated in a modern UI with a touch screen. Is there a more modern alternative to them? Or is it just a case of stripping away ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

Forbid and deactivate alphanumeric keys in a form?

scenario: form validation I ask myself the question: in a special input form for postcode for example, in which only numbers (integer) are allowed. In a usability view I would say, you should be ...
1
vote
3answers
36 views

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 ...
6
votes
3answers
736 views

Filter by dietary preferences

I'm designing dietary preferences filter for a food ordering app. unlike regular filters where users want selected filters to show, in this case the users will be selecting what they DO NOT want in ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

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 ...
13
votes
5answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
5answers
576 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
32 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
32 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
648 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
70 views
+50

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
19 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
118 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
65 views

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? ...
0
votes
4answers
100 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

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: ...
4
votes
2answers
205 views

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 "...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
47 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

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. ...
0
votes
3answers
289 views

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/...
6
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
193 views

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, ...
3
votes
3answers
90 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
129 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
41 views

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 ...
37
votes
8answers
21k views

Checkbox vs toggle

There's a constant debate on checkbox vs toggle. Personally, as an iPhone and Mac owner, I'm still very confused every time when I see the toggle. I often ask ask myself, "The 'on' is on the left, ...
1
vote
1answer
53 views

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 ...
17
votes
11answers
17k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
44 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
777 views

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 ...
3
votes
4answers
78 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
156 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
102 views

Interviews aimed for a website redesign

When conducting user interviews for a existing website redesign, do you ask them questions regarding their pain points of using the current site or do ask questions regarding the sector itself? So for ...
3
votes
1answer
64 views

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, ...
4
votes
1answer
51 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
40 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
57 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
38 views

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 ...
-1
votes
2answers
20 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
138 views

Usage of colors and background - Header and Footer | eCommerce

Are there any key UX research references for the usage of colours on an ecommerce website? Looking for any research data so that we can make objective decisions. Our brand colour is a Deep orange and ...
1
vote
2answers
125 views

By showing less information am I letting the user focus on that information more?

So, currently I'm developing an app which shows you ads nears you, if you are interested you swipe right if you are not you swipe left. Initially, in my first prototype of the app I tried an infinite ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

Present a hierarchal view (tree) containing sequential and parallel tasks

How would you present a hierarchal view (tree) containing sequential and parallel tasks? The tree can contain two levels of groups when each group can contain one or more tasks A specific group can ...
1
vote
2answers
76 views

Is a Tree or Autocomplete better UX for the below Scenario?

I am creating a web app (web app only, no mobile functionality) and am wondering if I should use a tree selection (where the user drills down through hierarchical categories until they find their ...
10
votes
3answers
125 views

Reducing unsatisfactory navigation states without losing consistency

I'm working on a fairly large analytics dashboard. One challenge that is occurring repeatedly is how to always display relevant information without losing consistency. We have a set of items that can ...
5
votes
2answers
69 views

Batch upload documents or one at a time

I am designing an application service for a mobile phone. The user must submit a bunch of photographs and documents "the application". The way I have designed it, documents are stored locally then ...
3
votes
2answers
47 views

Automatically opening the dropdown for guiding users

We have a page that lets our users analyze their data. In order to analyze the data, they need to select the data-set via a dropdown first and without selecting the data-set, the page is almost ...

15 30 50 per page
1
2 3 4 5
582