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How can I relay to the user that there is a max number of profiles available?

You can show the available spots. This works best in a grid: Other ways are possible, like horizontal scrolling if space is an issue, although that could be a challenge to design since not all spots ...
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Why did Ergonomics and Physical UX "fall out of the map" in the UX field?

From my perspective of working simultaneously in UX and human factors engineering for nearly 30 years, my impression is that the non-digital disciplines were never truly part of UX. The idea of UX ...
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How can I made it more clear that the user can interact with this field to get to settings?

Same as with your other icons: add a label. Profile pictures are commonly associated with the ability to edit your profile and/or user settings, and most people will discover this sooner or later. ...
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should I have two buttons that do the same thing on the same page?

I don't think the problem is in the repetition, the redundancy in UX is not a serious issue. As for the UI, I think the biggest drawback is the proximity, one below the other, which in terms of page ...
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What are various factors to be considered for Font Selection Parameters for any applications?

The four basic elements to consider when choosing a font are: x-height, width, special characters and number of styles. Readability Based on the design of the app/web, choose fonts with better ...
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What is the term for an actual UI specialist?

OK, first thing first: The term UI/UX doesn't really exist. It's a nonsensical acronym that gained popularity about 10 years ago and has since become commonly used. However, it's as illogical as ...
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Best practice - undo vs redo

This is highly context dependent. Firstly you mention that the confirmation appears after they have submitted. I'm assuming that means after they have submitted a whole form full of profile info (...
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Should toggle buttons be same size or dependent on text size?

You have the answer on this page: My only recommendation for size changes would be, in texts of more than one word, to establish a maximum number of characters, for example, not to exceed twenty. The ...
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How many months should we track and collect data before analyzing it after rolling out a new feature?

Important question! I'm going to start with the typical UX designer's answer: It depends. Some thoughts to help you come to a decision: initial reactions to changes (be it "uuh, shiny" or &...
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Are there theoretical ways to create empathy between users of a product?

There have been a number of systems both experimental and mainstream over the years that have tried to answer this question. One of the most sophisticated attempts in this respect is Slashdot with its ...
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How do you keep up to date of the latest UX trends?

Personally, I use UX Collective, but NN Group are the OGs of UX. From what I remember, one of the founders coined the word UX, and already I see they have an article up on psychology in UX. Very, very ...
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I have two different graphs. Should I use one legend or two legends in this case?

Based on this prototype, it seems to me that option B is the correct choice. The two sections in question are clearly separated, and according to the Gestalt's Law of Pragnanz (also known as Grouping),...
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Progress vertical bar chart labels

Graphic designers are quite used to deal with impossible product prices in a small space. Here some tricks: Use a narrow font in its normal version, such as Arial Narrow Use superscript and subscript ...
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Is it okay to launch dark mode partially?

Don't do a split experience, because a mode isn't the same thing as a design theme; a mode is a setting that the user generally expects to persist until they make a choice to exit. Imagine if you ...
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Best practice - undo vs redo

I generally aim for simplicity, and so I am questioning if an Undo button is even necessary. I can't think of any service I've used where I saved something and needed to Undo the form, but perhaps in ...
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Error message on blue background form?

I know tons of examples where in-line validation errors have their own design treatment and background. That's probably your easiest solution here. I've attached an example below. Some other options ...
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Exchange or return the product with a different one

You could have the return button only. When the user has returned the item, the money is moved into their "wallet". This way you are also certain that you have the returned item in stock ...
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Exchange or return the product with a different one

Having an order tracker in "My User Account" is enough. In this space, there can be a dropdown with each purchase and CTA buttons for actions
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Best user experience for settings menu with required fields?

You could allow the user to navigate to another tab, but disable the Submit Changes button and show an indication that the tab they left is in an error state. For example, if the user left Menu 2 ...
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Progress vertical bar chart labels

You could try placing the total at the top and the amount consumed in the "filled" section like so: I also played around with this idea: The above was suggested by @Devin
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How can I relay to the user that there is a max number of profiles available?

The simplest would be to use plain language in place of the number showing the number of profiles. So instead of "Kid's profiles (2)", I would simply use "Kid's profiles (2 of 5)",...
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Showing icon label on mouse hover only

Yes, this is the best possible way to do it without disturbing the user experience. User's are familiar with hovering icons to get the tooltip for the icons they don't know the functionality of. I ...
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Are UX Designers transitioning to be Product Designers though by definition both mean different?

Yes, you're observing a real trend in the tech industry. The lines between the roles of UX Designers and Product Designers are indeed blurring. While traditionally UX Designers focused mainly on user ...
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How many months should we track and collect data before analyzing it after rolling out a new feature?

Track and collect data continuously. Note any seasonal shifts. For when to measure and report out again, Nielsen/Norman group bases its recommendation on how frequently your product is accessed: ...
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How do you keep up to date of the latest UX trends?

Whilst trends are usually very big in other design areas, UX is a bit more stable as the approach is usually much more scientific than, say, graphic design. There's three things playing a part on UX ...
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Should toggle buttons be same size or dependent on text size?

At first thought I agree with Danielillo. Keep the width variable to the words and keep the paddings the same. But it might depend on context. In the case below, where the button group is used in a ...
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Should toggle buttons be same size or dependent on text size?

I guess it depends. In Material Design, they should be the same width. Here you can see the segmented buttons with icons because the content width is more noticeable: But you can see that without ...
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mobile app usability - UX design

Given is that "users feel the text is overwhelming and not organized" there are two pillars to focus on: It's overwhelming: All information looks the same and evenly important. It's not ...
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Academic journals for publishing usability research?

There was the Journal of Usability Studies which changed its name to the more generic Journal of User Experience. As they state on that second link, "Over the past two years, the percentage of ...
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How many error icons are enough in a nested configuration menu?

It's fairly straightforward. The indications are meant to leave a trail from the lowest level of navigation where the error is present, to the highest level - so that the user can easily find the ...
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