Thomas Weller
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Too many reports because report button is too convenient
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There are certainly options which make use of UI design and not only input validation. Don't get me wrong: input validation is also a good point, see the other answers. I just think it's not the only ...

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Form input to accept array of strings
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4 votes

A + button does not only require implementation but also requires (for most people) mouse move to the button mouse click on the button mouse move back to the textfield mouse click on the textfield I ...

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Using "Next" in a flow vs explicitly describing what the next step is
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Let me cite 2 chapters from Jeff Johnson's Designing with the mind in mind (Amazon). Chapter 4 is titled "Reading is unnatural" Chapter 9 is titled "Recognition is easy, recall is hard" Regarding 4),...

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"1 other" or "one other"?
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In Germany, there was an old typographer's rule saying that numbers from 1 to 12 should be written as text and numbers from 13 onward are formatted as digits. However, this rule is outdated. In prose ...

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Progress bar - single or multiple for multi-step process?
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Using a single progress bar is great. In too many case, using a main progress bar plus sub-progress bars is overkill and does not help. Users generally expect progress bars to advance linear with ...

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Better way to show that you have activate your filters
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I think people have learned about green checkmarks versus forbidden/deactivated symbols, so you might use that as an indicator: The meaning of checkboxes to enable and disable things would probably ...

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How to show long path within table cell?
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In Desktop applications, I have seen an Ellipsis (Wikipedia) together with a tooltip. The ellipsis tells the user that there's something not shown. The tooltip displays the missing information without ...

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Which principle is violated if only one error message is shown at a time?
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I did some more research and found the following (not repeating items of the answer given by @Jeremy Franck). Principle of least astonishment [Wikipedia] The user gets an error message and corrects ...

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