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Right way to show hours spent on project - with or without h:m

The suggested format of 8:30 can be confusing for durations, especially because it is also used for the start and end time. The h is not a common addition for that format and can confuse people as ...
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Right way to show hours spent on project - with or without h:m

I think this is going to be opinion-based no matter what, so here's my standard way of doing it: 1d 2h 3m 4s One day, two hours, three minutes, four seconds. Omit some components as appropriate for ...
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Right way to show hours spent on project - with or without h:m

While I agree with Keiji that the ultimate answer is likely to be opinion-based :), there is a standards based solution i.e. ISO 8601 wiki iso.org. The relevant section is 5.5.2 Duration which begins:...
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Right way to show hours spent on project - with or without h:m

This seems that it could be more of a matter of personal preference... Typically in tables, the units are either added in the column heading, or in every cell (as you have done for the last column). ...
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What's a better way to differentiate row types on wide tables

The solutions you've provided are the usual go-tos and seem good. I'm usually a fan of unified solutions, so if you're already using sticky columns, maybe you should go for that, and stick both status ...
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Show menus that should be contained in each module

Your example is "one-level" side nav. I suggest to look at "two-level" side nav. Two-level side nav can be done in 2 ways. Expandable or both main and sub menu visible. I have ...
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Bento Grid Trend: Interactive Dashboards

In short, the bento approach can be visually appealing but is completely impractical for any UI. In long: Bento's advantages and disadvantages To start with fundamentals, bento has the advantage over ...
Leo Wattenberg's user avatar
1 vote

Right way to show hours spent on project - with or without h:m

It does not matter one single jot If this was a display going to be flashed up at people once and they were expected to understand it, then adding the clarification might help, but its not. It's a ...
Jack Aidley's user avatar
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Research Dashboard: Empty State vs. Partial Data - What's the User-Friendly Approach?

Let's look at Google Web Analytics as a case study. Simply... provide the users with what your user research shows to be the most interesting or relevant data, then allow users to refine the output. ...
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Placement of refresh cta

Because there are areas on the page that seem "refreshable" but aren't (like Feeds), you'll want to keep that Refresh action inside the bounds of the widget area. In a lot of cases with ...
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Categories that have Questions, CRUD in one view feels chaotic

What I think is when there are so many similar options repeated, something is wrong at the UX level: Perhaps you should study another type of interface, not as a final alternative, but to discover ...
Danielillo's user avatar
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Categories that have Questions, CRUD in one view feels chaotic

You could show all question and then add a filter to show only the items you want by category, language, etc. It's OK if the user clicks on the drop down and sees the available categories from there, ...
Kitanga Nday's user avatar
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1 vote
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Multi-language system, which languages are mandatory when creating an item?

There needs to be a default language set for the project/company, maybe ask during onboarding, how you find out is up to you. Try and avoid using a user's default language choice or location. Just ...
Kitanga Nday's user avatar
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What are the best practices for designing a UI when the system state might also be changed by a secondary client?

You have taken the right first step towards designing for a distributed environment. I would take your solution a step further and argue in favor of the other facets supporting the other heuristic ...
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