Chris Butler
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What if table columns cannot fit on webpage?
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This sounds like a classic spreadsheet use. Horizontal scroll is not a bad thing. If something needs to be part of the initial display it should be on the left side of the sheet. If it is less ...

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How can I simplify a selection UI?
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If they are going to search anyways, why not let them do that first and put class/section in the results? Unless they know every person in every class/section it will require that they hunt around ...

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Dropdown with tabs?
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A tag cloud could be an option. Custom topics could be a slightly different color (and potentially allow deletion) but I would recommend you use alphabetical order for them. Example:

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How do I design a beautiful 6 month calendar view with 15+ event types?
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I don't believe you can create something that is beautiful or functional with the requirements of a calendar view for 6 months (day by day) with 15+ different event types. What you should do is use ...

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Date picker - Restricting future dates = bad ux?
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I agree with the octern that it depends on whether choosing a future date is helpful or not... An example of how this is done today is how Google Analytics shows their date picker. Since there is no ...

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Landing page best practices
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I personally like #2 more because you are showing people how the experience works before they need to provide personal information. That means people are more sold on the benefits (probably) before ...

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Direct selection vs confirmation of selection
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I would only ask for confirmation of a selection if it gets the person into a bad state that is hard to get out of or it changes their data in a way that is potentially damaging. Otherwise, it should ...

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Best way to represent multilevel multiselect location dropdown
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I'm not sure what the person is selecting, but what about using a map for selection? You could allow them to focus on what is near them or just choose a city at first so they can zoom in, as necessary....

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How to indicate an overridden value
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Google Chrome's developer tools for CSS does a pretty good job of when a value that was set and then overridden by another value. They use a strikethrough to show that it has been overridden: I would ...

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Dead-simple way to let a user select multiple time ranges
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Unfortunately, calendars are hard for people to understand and use well and consistently. What about allowing people to respond with text availability and then you code that into something? If you ...

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Restaurant daily menu - days to show
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I think it would be important to understand what motivates people to go to the website. Based on my past experience it is mostly for address, hours, phone number and reservations. Menus are accessed, ...

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