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In burger menus, should "Logout" always be at the bottom and why?

I think Steam just haven't noticed this problem. Here are some reasons to put the logout button at the bottom of the dropdown: Avoid Accidental logouts - as you pointed out putting the logout at ...
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How to make checkbox selection less of an eyesore?

Note: This answer is a frame challenge. The checkbox should not be there at all. According to your screenshot, your users use your search engine to find a solution to their billing problem. You write ...
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In burger menus, should "Logout" always be at the bottom and why?

Make it harder to find destructive buttons If you do need to include destructive buttons, you should definitely find a way to make them harder to find than the primary action button Best ...
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Modern Alternative to Tree View for Hierarchical Data

I don't like tree views, but sometimes they really are the most appropriate widget. Before you write the tree view off, it's worth thinking about whether it can be redesigned better for tablets. 1. ...
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In burger menus, should "Logout" always be at the bottom and why?

User Flow Think about each menu item as a task. You can perform tasks sequentially, like task1, task2, task3.... taskN . Which would be the very last task you can perform? Answer is easy: logout. ...
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How to make checkbox selection less of an eyesore?

Try using actions that represent a clear choice between two outcomes. Phrase in the form of a question or a command to address them directly. Your question is about graphic emphasis, but I'm ...
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Tree navigation in material design

Consider panels that come out from underneath each other to reflect the hierarchy in dimensions. The top is some major classification that you can still trace back. As you go deeper into the hierarchy ...
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Usability of nested accordions

I have not seen this pattern employed exactly as you describe. My relevant experience in information-rich webapps stems from enterprise health-monitoring and deployment software, which has a deep ...
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Best UI to create complex data structures; Node Tree, List Tree, Miller Columns, or something else?

When designing for presentation of information, it is important to try and fit the interface as closely to the underlying data structure and the relationships between the different sets of data as ...
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Can tags have hierarchy?

Yes tags can be hierarchical and there is actually a lot of (not yet widely recognised) potential in it. Although some people (probably like the question asker) have been curious and/or after ...
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Displaying multiple levels of hierarchy in a table

Another option is to use Miller columns, which is essentially a treeview flipped around and structured in rows. This is a rather common approach in file organizers, but you may find it a little bit ...
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In burger menus, should "Logout" always be at the bottom and why?

To my understanding, the log out button is the button in the dropdown that has a different action than the rest. The rest of your menu account details, preferences, view profile etc are navigation ...
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Displaying Hierarchical Progress Feedback

This a common case in a complex workflow or process, which can be solved with progressive disclosure, like:- Initially show all parent tasks with their progress indicated and also childs status with ...
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How to present different layers of data detail in one table

In my experience this is one of those places where shadow works great to show deeper layers. A slightly different font weight/color treatment would help as well.
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What's the best way to display hierarchical tabular data (parent/child relationship) while allowing both pagination and search?

Personally, I think your main issue is to use a table, which complicates things and provides an affordance that collides with what you want to achieve. Think about this: I see your categories list, ...
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What is best UI/UX solution for displaying taxonomies hierarchy in simple grid list(table view)?

I think your second option is going to get confusing when the users will start using the sort functionality, you will lose the visual hierarchy between the elements. I would go for the 1st option.
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How best to present origin in a hierarchical settings structure

It sounds like you're offering an affordance that the users would benefit from, but you're explaining it in the terms that make sense to you. Rather than using the concepts of propagation and ...
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nested checkbox behavior check/uncheck

This is a common pattern for users. If a subset of child items are selected, the parent item indicates partial selection. If the parent item is clicked while in the "partial" state, all child items ...
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Displaying multiple levels of hierarchy in a table

I think the problem here is you shouldn't use a table, but something different. The first easy choice is a Tree View. Tree view is a system that allows you to organize hierarchical data in an easy to ...
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Multiple prices for multiple countries

Showing multiple prices should not be an option. You can think a lot of reasons for that, like misunderstanding of users, perception of users, possible longer lists for countries which will be added ...
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How to improve readability of highly-structured text

"The Problem: On one hand deeply nested code is hard to read. On the other hand, visualising nesting levels are necessary to understand code. De-nesting code/html requires a lot of effort, which only ...
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Should custom month and year picker be inside a dialog box?

Since space in full screen applications is often an issue, choice A seems to work fine. A dialog is temporal, and won't add clutter to the UI. 'Custom' implies more UI/interaction You can also use a ...
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Where is UX in an organizational structure?

My perspective: 1.Where is UX designer (who is making also research/workshops/ etc) in organizational structure? ( The best solution is to be a boss, but you can't:) I have never run into an UX ...
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Use of bread crumbs for hierarchical data?

First of all you can choose from more UI options to show and navigate through hierarchies. Additionally to breadcrumbs and tree view there are e.g.: menus and submenus navigation (traditional and ...
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Displaying multiple levels of hierarchy in a table

The only problem that sticks out for me with your solution is that it communicates the absolute hierarchy between the contractors and not the relative hierarchy you actually want to communicate. I ...
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In burger menus, should "Logout" always be at the bottom and why?

Best user experience: Track clicks and order list's items according to visitors preferences. Result: Log-out button may come first. Best corporate experience: Order items according to company's best ...
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Representing relationships/hierarchy within an otherwise flat table view

I had two ideas while reading your problem. First was showing a hierachy by using a tree view Second, a chain icon to show linking of elements (relationship)
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Display suggestions for hierarchical checkbox lists (trees)

To get really good answers, you probably need to test multiple solutions with the real users. Here is another proposed solution: Solution 5 Add a compact list of suggestions above the hierarchical ...
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Displaying a list with a mixed-hierarchy

Don't break the hierarchy. Make the table easier to use. By adding the subtenants as duplicate rows (making them more noticeable), you break the hierarchical relationship you're trying to show. Plus, ...
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