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The state of transmitting or receiving information.
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the activity of creating incomplete versions of software applications. This is done to test implementations, guide development and get feedback.
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the art, process, or style of setting type and creating glyphs.
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A visual element that shows dates organised in a structured manner, often to allow selection of a date or chronologically group information.
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a type of window used to enable a "dialog" between a computer and its user.
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text, usually about how to use a program.
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a multinational company which evolved from a search engine.
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A description of a user archetype that aids designers by allowing them to follow the mindset of specific types of users when test users are not available.
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data within a context.
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textual labels applied to content to denote a category, decided either by the creator of content or a user of an application. Common in content rich applications to aid searching.
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Autocomplete involves the program predicting a word or phrase that the user wants to type in without the user actually typing it in completely
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who they claim to be, either by verifying what they know (password), what they have (a key) or what they are (fingerprints).
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a scripting language that allows web pages to present dynamic content to users, such as validation of web forms or automatic saving of data to reduce frustration or to allow visual effects otherwise i…
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the process by which information or options are sorted to aid finding items and understanding their relationships to other items.
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Keeping a consistent look and feel within an application. For questions about whether to break consistency and when or how to foster a sense of consistency.
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Payment usually refers to electronic fund transfers in e-commerce checkouts.
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Placement of interface or informational items such that they line up neatly, which can be used for aesthetic design or to suggest associations between related entities.
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a dialog that prevents interaction with the rest of the GUI until it is dismissed.
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An 'app' or application typically a self-contained program.
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a stacked list of item references (e.g. labels or thumbnails), where each item can be "expanded" or "stretched" to reveal more content associated with that item. Typically only one ite…
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a digital object that represents a subscription and relationship to a service that must usually be opted in by a user upon completion of a registration form.
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a ubiquitous control in browsers (and occasionally operating systems) for navigation back through previously visited pages. Typically when clicked it takes the user to the previous …
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Questions relating to the use of the common pointing device.
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Different formal and systematic approaches to improving UX and assessing its quality.
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the location in time or space of a control or element, position is often controlled to imply meaning or emphasis for an item.
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Questions about how a system informs the user its state or status. How and what a system tells a user about the state of the system can have a meaningful impact on the system's usability.
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a technique for accessing information organized according to a faceted classification system, allowing users to explore a collection of information by applying multiple filters
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Handling and explaining errors gracefully so as to have the least negative impact on a user's experience and workflow.
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a navigation aid used in user interfaces. It allows users to keep track of their locations within programs or documents.
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optional information users can provide, especially in response to an element of content such as a news article or another user's article or statement.
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a social media web site. Usability questions on the Facebook tag concerns Facebook itself, applications within Facebook and extension of Facebook features.
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the way users attain understanding about what is happening by interpreting visual and other UX clues.
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used to count and calculate.
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abstract images or words that express a physical meaning, process or concept but are distinct from what they represent.