Steve O'Connor
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How can I improve the UI/UX of this form?
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I feel you might be coming at this from the wrong angle. A form shouldn't excite you (or a user), it should get the job done quickly and painlessly. Boring can sometimes (usually!) be best. You ...

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Filter by dietary preferences
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Does creating the filter in this way break consistency with other filters you are using? If so it would be better to find a way to create a filter using consistent logic by rephrasing the query. The ...

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Standard style for text that opens hover tool tip?
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The only thing that could be considered a standard really is the question mark in a circle icon, as @Glorfindel mentioned. Apart from that, it's what fits well with the rest of your content and UI ...

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Recommending specific tasks vs showing all tasks to do
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There's a lot of red "TO DO" on there, which equals stress for a user. To make it more positive you could reword the messages to read something like: Certificates 1/7 completed [Complete ...

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Image gallery multiselection tips
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That's fine. See image below. Words always work (I also rearranged your metadata into something that seemed more readable - and aligned with the delete icon). Checkmark placement is fine. To "offset" ...

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How indicate conditional required field in editable table?
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Can you highlight fields when required? Or even use progressive disclosure to focus people on what is needed (as in gif below). As a side note: asterisks should only be used if most fields are ...

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Live/interactive elements in browser tab bars
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I'm surprised I can't see any formal UX description or testing for these anywhere. I did see a couple of articles on creating them which referred to them as Update Notifications. https://webdesign....

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Technical terms linking vertical lists to Instructions
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I once read a study where it described that displaying information vertically hints/implies to the user that it is instructions. This is an interesting idea. Was it referring to printed or online ...

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Colorblindness-friendly colors called "green", "blue", "yellow", and "red"
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@musefan has the best answer! The patterns idea sounds good, but looking at the game and knowing how it works, it will make things more complex. Use the original colours so players recognise them, ...

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Overtime + 2 other aspects data visualization
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Without seeing the data or what correlations you want to show it's difficult to say. Sometimes you just have to see what visualization method suits the data and the users by "trying them on". It ...

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How to best present end date to the user? Inclusive, exclusive, 23:59, something else?
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What do the users say? The absolute best thing to do is ask users in a usability test. If you can't ask users… Starts Midnight 18 May 2020 Ends Midnight 24 May 2020 seems like a straightforward ...

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Extended FAB would get in the way of a listview
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Add a blank section to the bottom of the list, so that the last entry scrolls to and sits above the navigation.

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Best way to organize data table
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Is this specific to desktop or mobile, or does it need to work on both? What do you mean by "when the column is large"? Why would a user only want to sort the current page? All pages would be relevant,...

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Adding extra information to a file that's being uploaded via dropzone
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Can the document type sorting not be done by the back-end code, taking it out of the users' hands? Any time we can remove a task like this from the users load, it should be done.

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How important is it for list items to have a title?
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I agree with Cristian Negraia - a map view would give much better context. Is this an app? If so you could look to how parking apps do it and use the user's location to show them the closest stations....

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UI for multiple forms with several input fields needs to be designed? How do to make user not get lost filling the form?
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Is there any way to make the journey for user interesting? What do you mean by this exactly? Should a form be interesting? Or should it be simple, easy, and useful? Have your users requested the form ...

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Where can a ux designer find data for a user persona or an empathy map when working on a fictional project for their portfolio?
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If you have no interviews with users, you cannot make personas. At any time. Personas should never be based on anything else. However, if you have some data, safe assumptions idea of user ...

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