UXAndrew
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"Back to Top" alternate wording?
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An arrow icon might be more subtle than wording here. There should be some indication that the bottom of the page has been reached, so an clickable icon/image should do the trick without any wording. ...

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Is right-click still an important gesture to hold on to?
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It's possible that in the future the right click will go the way of the Dodo, but a lot here depends on your intentions and your user demographic. If your intention is to be strictly cutting edge and ...

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Would doing freelance usability testing help me learn more about UX?
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John's answer was great, but I wanted to elaborate a bit on the portfolio aspect. I'm also starting out in UX and I don't have much experience beyond a six-month course I took. Here's what I've done ...

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Have the attitude changed the last ten years on horizontal scrolling on web sites?
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Attitudes have changed mainly because of: Horizontal Scroll on Tablet Ability of the mouse to scroll more easily through advanced coding Increased importance of Chinese language websites ONE: ...

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Swipe specific keyboard?
2 votes

I'm a massive Swype user in 2 languages (Hebrew & English), and I just completed an article that will be published soon on UXBooth about the challenges of typing for people who lack the use of an ...

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Small icon: incoming vs outgoing
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"IN" & "OUT" Same/fewer characters, instant understanding (assuming your users are native English speakers...if they're not then adding "i" and "o" won't help anyway).

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"Responsively" select an item from a large closed collection?
1 votes

First of all, Android has great auto-complete on Swype. I'm not sure this is a solution for you, but it might give you some ideas. Here is an image of the auto-complete on Swype: From what I can ...

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Forms with many choices - is it bad UX?
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Is the same "type" of person likely to sign up for all of these, or are different user "types" (personas) likely to select different options depending on their needs and location? 1. What is the ...

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How can users be prevented from pouring water into the bean compartment of a coffee machine?
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When I train my dog, I had to work with rather than against his instincts. Your project here works against people's instincts because they visualize water and pouring water as part of the coffee ...

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Enterprise Social User Interview Questions?
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I'm always skeptical of questionnaires because people answer them differently than they would in groups, face-to-face, or in a plethora of other formats. Especially if you're building a social ...

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How can I teach the user a new gesture?
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I would suggest here that if the gesture requires you to teach users how to use it, then it may not be the best gesture. Usability trumps innovation in most cases. If it needs a tutorial, my advice ...

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