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trees show hierarchical data. File directory navigation is one of the most familiar UX for browsing a tree.
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the time it takes a UI to respond to an action by the user and the effect this has on UX.
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The process or fact of personally observing, encountering, or undergoing something
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is a process of problem solving and planning for a software solution
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the field that studies the sampling of individuals from a population with a view towards making statistical inferences about the population using the sample.
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a property of an object that naturally indicates how the object can be used.
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A visual representation of a spatial area or non-spatial concept.
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Increased detail and explanation for users to gain understanding on certain topics.
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a method of direct manipulation where a user moves an item via a pointing device to "grab and drag" an item to a desired location, then "dropping" the item to specify an action to perform.
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An interface element that indicates the progress of process by filling a percentage of a shape (usually a rectangle or a bar) with a color. The percent of the bar that is filled reflects the progress …
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Patterns to help advance prospects along the sales funnel.
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The formatting of text and numbers to improve readability or to otherwise improve comprehension.
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Reduction of a set of data, based on certain criteria
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key combinations that allow quick access to certain functionality, often used for power users or command line interfaces.
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any process of arranging items in some sequence and/or in different sets
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media such as that shown on youtube. Questions often relate to how and when to use this on web pages.
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widely accepted and understood ways of presenting information and interaction opportunities in a UI.
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an input allowing selection of a point on a linear scale
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the first tablet computer developed by Apple Inc. Announced January 27, 2010, it's part of a device category between a smartphone and a laptop computer.
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objects of communication with the goal to pass information between communicators (human or non-human).
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adapting an interface or content to the different languages, skill sets and expectancies of a globally accessible application.
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a setting affects system function and performance.
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Asking a user to confirm the correctness of input either from the system or from the user themselves
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set and may also refer to cultural adaptation for specific countries, regions, or groups.
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movement of elements on a screen that can help solidify their relationship, create a visual appeal or rearrange/remove controls or information presented visually
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an interaction state where a pointer (usually a mouse cursor) is held over an item to perform an action or display information.
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informational bits of text that appear to guide a user through an interface, usually popping up when a user hovers over an interface element such as a button.
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a method or process by which something is achieved by a user. Actions are usually associated with controls, which allow the user to complete an action by operating the control. Examples o…
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a mobile computer, larger than a mobile phone, integrated into a flat touch screen .
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The state of transmitting or receiving information.
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a banner, button, or some type of graphic or text on a website meant to prompt a user to click it and continue down a conversion funnel
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a queue for holding items to be purchased online as an analogy to physical shopping carts.
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For questions about UX in games that would be best answered by UX professionals rather than game developers.
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officially sanctioned guidelines for design.
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A home page or index page has various related meanings to do with web sites: It is also usually the first page that the link/site takes you to.
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a type of window used to enable a "dialog" between a computer and its user.