nathanvda
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What's the best web design pattern for a list of people?
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While i would definitely go for the table, it has the advantages of inherently being sortable, serving as a filter, ... If you use some kind of excel-ish table. Otherwise what about an accordeon? If ...

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Categories or tags based navigation ?
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I personally prefer tagging to using categories. The advantages of categories: clearly defined could be hierarchical static (in most cases) The advantages of using tags: unstructured could be ...

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User benefit vs. UI consistency
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I like the suggestion from @Vitaly. I was thinking: isn't if confusing for a user to be able to select something, only to be notified that the selection is not possible, and he should do something ...

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Hide or disable form options?
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I believe disabled controls are most of the times only confusing: why is it disabled, what should i do? If, inside a form, a user first has to select something, and depending on that decision, maybe ...

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Reporting web app - how to design large data tables?
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What i have done in a similar case is use tables with a fixed layout (so it would not jump), and whatever information overflows is hidden. Then inside the title-tag i placed the complete contents. ...

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UI for saving changes in document-based mobile app?
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To me it seems that the difference between a Save and Save as a copy would be quite clear. I was thinking maybe you could make the normal Save always make a backup-version of the previous version ...

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Location of new items in list
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I was thinking it could depend on the ordering of your list, and the position of the list. If your list starts at the first item, and has not moved, i would add at the top, as the end of the list is ...

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Visualize time-series data
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I think this will work best using graphs. The multidimension aspect could be handled drawing just dots (or circles). If you then use the following : X is time Y is magnitude each event gets its own ...

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Button bar: criteria and position
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To me it feels more natural to place your action buttons at the top. This seems much more intuitive to me. Upon first scanning the page it is then directly clear what the user can do. There are a ...

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of multi-window functionality vs single-window functionality?
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I believe that MDI was invented in the days where computer resources were scarce, and it was more beneficient to adapt your program to be able to handle different documents, instead of running ...

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Best way to fit a lot of stuff onto one page
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Maybe i am stating something obvious, but sometimes things feel busy if they are not well aligned, use of too much different styles and colours. This could be solved by align items using a grid ...

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