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Radio button group or Checkbox?

Should I use a radio button or checkbox or something else to indicate which row is the primary selection?
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Accessible phone number input

QA flagged an issue for phone number inputs, and I would like a second opinion on their interpretation of WCAG requirements, because I believe they are raising a false negative. Below are the ...
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Alignment of "view all" button in a list

I'm designing a dashboard to allow users get a quick overview of updates and usage. So on the dashboard, there would be different widgets; Some of these widgets would be a short summary in a list ...
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Should confirming an irreversible action require definite user input?

I had a situation on an auction website recently where I clicked an action button to investigate what the consequences of it were, but an accidental double click ended up committing the action (with ...
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Internship Opportunity: Take it or not?

I applied for a program where it matches young designers with companies all over the world, remote or on-site. Although you pass the first two rounds with the org, the company has to choose you out of ...
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Complex QR validation UX. Validate 1 entry or group?

I've been trying to find a solution to speed up the validation of the QR for tickets. The thing is that in the industry the people validating the tickets are used to sounds, like beep for "OK&...
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Is password-unmasking worth the potential security downside?

I work on the iOS implementation of a mobile application where the (cross platform) design guide specifies an unmasking-control for password fields. I am primarily an iOS+Mac user, so this concept was ...
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Microsoft Teams - Status colours shown on the UI for Away & Be Right Back are same?

I have been using teams for sometime now and I usually check the status of people on their profile photo displayed. My observation is that the two status' 'Away' and 'Be Right Back' are of same color ...
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Do Apple and Google really care about WCAG when it comes to color contrast?

I am struggling to incorporate a yellow on a light background. The only option to be compliant seems to be to make the yellow almost brown. I thought I'd check how the big guys do it and it turns ...
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Would removing features from our mvp just because competitors are doing it better be reasonable decision?

Two of our three core features are already developed by tech giants and there is no value we can provide beyond what the competitors are offering. Would removing them just because competitors are ...
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Allowing bulk actions on Detail view

I have a table view with possibly thousands of records. I should be able to select multiple (via checkbox) and also change the view to display a list of those records + details of the active item. ...
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I am looking for an icon to show depict a section has content in it [closed]

I need an icon, a bullet or something so that the user would instantly now if there are any or no documents on an entity. Any idea is welcomed :D
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How to indicate to the user that they haven't completed a prerequisite?

In the application I am developing, the user cannot make a new product if they have not first created at least one category and one supplier to associate the product with. My question is: how should I ...
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Usage of colours differentiate urgency and nature for vital readings

Designing for a monitoring dashboard that alerts the safety officer if the following incidents that might occur to workers onsite. high heart rate low heart rate high environmental temp (may cause ...
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How to create a good user experience for a matrix of input fields?

Following matrix of prices up to a given weight per country is given: The user is able to edit individual prices. Depending on the amount of countries and weights the matrix can get quite big, making ...
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How should the switch (or checkbox) react to changing the slider value?

The Situation: The user can drag the slider handle to change the opacity of a 3D object (teeth). The minimum value is 0, and the maximum is 100. The user can also turn the switch off, and it will set ...
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What are the most authoritative fonts

I heard various rumors years back that Georgia was the most authoritative font. The research was fairly underwhelming: a student had done less than a dozen papers in various Microsoft TrueType core ...
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Should a popup button get focus when changed?

I have a window which shows a table on the left half. On the right half I display properties of the item which is selected within the table. The user can now change these properties. The properties ...
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Best way to denote that multiple fields are no longer editable?

I have a form where users can input their availability for each weekday in terms of time. However, the following dates should no longer be editable: Past dates (for obvious reasons) Today's date ...
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Can a client claim intellectual property rights for a layout that address the visually-impaired? [migrated]

We have a design that places four, global utility links at the corners of the screen (Settings, Menu, Home, Back.) The idea being that visually impaired users can find these buttons by referring to ...
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How to display long cell names with large amounts of data in a table

I am currently working on a web page which has large amounts of data. The main issue is the Agents on the left, have really long strings, and so do the User Queues at the top, going across the page. ...
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shoud filters be active or disabled on empty state screen - first use

I am designing a view that will display a lot of data that can be filtered. But when there is a new user that view will be empty, there will be no data. I am thinking if in that case, filters should ...
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What is the best way to have two exclusive sets of filters above a data table?

I have two sets of filters which work with the same data. There is a table of data below those two sets of filters. But if one set of filters is applied, modified, i.e. worked with, I completely ...
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What is wrong with this flowchart-matrix design?

I have an application called "Redmine-Bugtracker" with the matrix below. This permission matrix allows users to add permitted status-steps on an issue depending on the current-status of it. ...
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How to edit sub/super- category relation?

I have categories and subcategories like Food and Chocolate, and even categories for one particular product like "Milka Chocolate with nuts". Categories form directed graph without cycles. ...
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How do you use the 4px grid in a mobile screen for iPhone 11 Pro that is 375px?

How do you use the 4px grid in a mobile screen for iPhone 11 Pro that is 375px? Margin 16px / gutter 16px? Then it requires to be four columns with a width of 74px however, one of them should be 73px. ...
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Sharepoint Wayfinding link category [closed]

Inspiration on how to create new wayfinding link category's and link description. I am trying to customise our wayfinding links to individual sites but I dont have enough categories. thanks
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Prioritizing Information User Testing

We have a lot of information on our product's detail page. I want to conduct user testing to learn from the users how they would prioritize and rank the information. I am considering using an ...
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In desktop apps, is it necessary to display information to the user after adding/modifying data?

Should desktop apps display an information to the user after e.g. adding new customer to the database? I see that some apps do this, some others don't. Is this kind of information necessary to the ...
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How do I fix my home screen search bar location? [migrated]

On my iPhone, when I search from my home screen with the new update the search bar is above the keyboard and not top of the screen. Since it is on the home screen search and not Safari, for example, ...
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What's the best way to display multiple tags/labels in a table row?

We have screen in our application which displays all files uploaded. Each file is able to be assigned tags (as many as needed) which can help with filter and search. Tagging is assigned via the ...
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Is a slight icon inconsistency ok if the icons are clear?

So I am designing something that will tell the user whether something is online or offline. The problem is, I cant decide on a final design for my icons. The various designs look better on different ...
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How to inform user they canot remove an element?

So I am working on a software for repair and maintenance companies right now. We are going to have a customer database. Once you add a customer to the database, you can only remove them if there are ...
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Hide premium features/content or show+lock them?

We are currently building a learning platform that has two membership tiers. Let’s call them basic and premium. With premium you get quite a bit more features and access to additional content. ...
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How to deal with jumps in a navigation flow?

Say you have features A and B with following pages: A: List -> Detail -> Edit B: List -> Detail -> Edit On page Edit (B) you have a dropdown to select a record of type A. You might want ...
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View state (read only) for checkboxes and radio buttons

Let's say there's a panel with some information in a View state. If the user engages its Edit mode, everything becomes interactive. Some of the interactive components are checkboxes and radio buttons. ...
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Human readable Timespan 'ONE MONTH' use 30 days, 28 days or 31?

In an app that measures timespans, I want to express the overall value in a human-readable form. Let's say we are measuring the time a machine runs, idles, is in standby or off. The times are measured ...
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What's the name of the greater than indicator after the sender name in the iOS Mail app?

is there a name for the small "greater than" sign used as indicator in Apple Mail on iOS? Thank you in advance :)
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How to display [missing text] in a form

After a form is saved and displayed, I want to show a placeholder if a field was left empty, so that the user reading it understands that it is not a UI issue. Example: Name: Jeff Surname: – Mail:...
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Validation after closing or saving a modal

all the modal pop-ups that I see after I click close or save, there is no confirmation that the action is completed. Is that necessary?
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What's the workflow for Designers & Product people to work together?

I'm wondering what's the ideal workflow you've found working for your team and how you guys do it. Most of the companies I work with have the design team under product (e.g., designers report to the ...
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How to design with toggle options under a form that enable a feature

So I am designing a form where the user enters in an ip address and can either use just the IP address, enter in a range, or a netmask. My initial thought was to grey out the second form on the "...
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How do you show multiple error messages specific per row of an XML import?

Currently, I'm working on an import function to migrate users from one system to our system. I've checked the post input, and there is a possibility that there can be 39 error messages per person. In ...
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How to Find Participants for Usability Studies? [duplicate]

How can I solve the problem of finding participants for usability study testing for my UX project, in case I can't find someone from the people I know?
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What is the most popular shortcut used for custom in-page search on a web site?

I am looking to use javascript to trigger focus on a search field inside a web page when a keyboard shortcut is pressed. People dislike it when ctrl-f is overridden, because it prevents the user from ...
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How to design a complex process with 15 steps

I designed a web form using a wizard approach and my product owner liked it. Unfortunately, they now want to use the wizard for everything. Our next screens have over 15 steps and each step is pretty ...
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Automated Machinery with On/Off states and Auto On/Off states

Background and question There's been a few discussions around clearly showing to users on/off and auto states. However, I'd like to focus on automated controls in the context of machinery with moving ...
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What is the name of the type of menu used for Slack emoji reactions on mobile?

What is the correct term for the type of menu that is used for Slack's emoji reaction picker on mobile devices? The menu comes up from the bottom, can be pulled further up to the top of the page, and ...
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Hiding and showing menu items in an application based on state

I have an interface with a list of menu items which will take a user to different product features. The features a categorized as follows: Feature' access is controlled with user role (roles don't ...
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Are there any right hand dominant alternatives to Dvorak keyboard layouts that are about as old as Dvorak?

Dvorak is unique in that it is right hand dominant. Are there any keyboard layouts that are similar in that way that are about the same age to Dvorak(1936) by August Dvorak?
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