CB Du Rietz
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How to show progress towards goal?
11 votes

The main issue is not with colors, although JohnGB has some valid points on this. i would go with something like this in order to avoid the confusion with colors.

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Why is it impossible to deselect HTML "radio" inputs?
10 votes

The answer to this is really to try understanding why they are called "radio buttons". In ancient times - well, before the world went digital at least - radios used to have a couple of preset channel ...

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How to make the user fill out all required fields when signing up
5 votes

Although I actually support the idea of disabling the submit button until the form is 'submittable', that behaviour in itself does not indicate the field(s) with issues. The asterisk is a good ...

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What would be more accessible : Un-ordered lists or tables?
2 votes

Basic question you should ask yourself: do you need rows and columns? Do you need some kind of cross-referencing and/or sortable on different properties of the individual items? In that case, use a ...

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How to present weighted values
1 votes

Reading the question, I understand it as if the "Weight" is NOT supposed to be used interactively, but is part of a feedback, and that it is calculated at all times. So, if the user changes "...

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How do I justify a "friendly view" when a department head is adding "table view" as a requirement?
1 votes

I think the most important question you need to ask yourself: is the manager representative for the users. Basically, if it's an application that the manager and his peers will use, he might actually ...

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What evidence is there that users lose interest after 7 seconds?
1 votes

I've always found all that research a little vague. What kind of product/art/content were used in the research? Did the visitor have a specific goal or task to complete? What is the environmental ...

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Ordering a short list of images with HTML input elements
1 votes

If the main issue with drag-and-drop is the size of the images and lack of getting an overview, using thumbnails might be an option.

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Newspaper design
0 votes

It's a cultural thing. In Sweden, where I live, there have been a substantial change from broadsheet to tabloid. In Sweden (and perhaps other countries as well) the broadsheet format was introduced ...

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Drop down indicator for a circular shape
0 votes

I'd say that there is something fishy with this situation. Is it really a "dropdown" and not a contextual menu you're going for? Although they usually are very similar, the functionality differ in a ...

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When is simplicity good in web design?
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Simplicity is always good. Unfortunately, 'simplicity' is a relative thing.

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How much value is there in using "industry standard" design elements?
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I would say that there are two factors in play here: Being understandable Being original You need to weigh these two factors against each other. While you probably don't want to invent your own ...

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