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Should you have a language switcher on a website or use the browser's language preference (or both)?
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Bruno's answer gives one very good reason. Along the same lines, if an English speaker in a multi-national company were to visit their French offices and used a "spare PC", the locals probably wouldn'...

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In a Diagnostics Report, should we prioritize data we think the user should care about more?
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I agree with sclarke's answer that your current design is obvious enough (with a "bonus point" for including ticks and crosses which will help anyone who is red/green colour-blind). However, ...

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Confusion over radio button and terminology
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TL;DR version From the information given so far I think you will nearly always only want an add to stock (SOH) option on this screen. However, as discussed below, this may add either to the system's ...

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How can I display a question with compound answers?
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If the premise in Joel's answer applies -- namely that you really have one question with four separate answers -- then you should probably keep it as one question (unless his exceptions apply). If, ...

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Close and minimize button behavior for my desktop application
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I uses to dislike applications that "unexpectedly" continued to run after you clicked "close", but in this instance, I don't think this is the case and that adding a "Minimise to tray" icon would be ...

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How am I expected to carry a key fob equivalent of a smart card attached to my key ring?
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One possibility is a Retractable Key Ring (many, many designs available; an example chosen more-or-less at random below). These consist of a key-ring on the end of a length of cord that is normally ...

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Separate list for call history and messages or all in one list for messenger app UI
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While a combined view may have its uses (as Lucas notes in point 2 of his answer), I think most of the time you would want to see calls and messages separately because generally you'd be consulting ...

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Wording of update prompt for game mods
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The text of the buttons seems fairly clear: Remind me later I don't want to take this update now , but I might want it later. Ignore this update I'm not interested in this update; please don't ask ...

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Interacting with a dynamically sorted list
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Presumably, the update process is on some kind of timer (e.g. every 5 seconds). If so, then make any interaction with the list (scrolling on a desktop, dragging up/down on a mobile) reset the time to ...

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How should text blocks be labelled?
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Perhaps #7: Have icons or small images on the left of each block (aligned to the top of each block of text) that represent continent/world, country, city. You could tailor the icons to the specific ...

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Designing a financial date filter page for reports
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There are three things that – for me – seem to "not work" as well as they could in your first attempt: Having the early headings ("Fiscal Year" through to "Week") ...

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Should some radio button of a "shipping method" be pre-selected on "checkout" page?
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From (my) consumer point-of-view, the "fairest" way would be to either not select an option, or – if that is not possible/desirable – to select the cheapest/free option. The main reason ...

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What navigation label would you give these list items?
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Picking up on a couple of your comments: The users are employees of a company. They use this website daily to book holidays, download vouchers, find information etc. It will be displayed in the ...

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Should disabled options still be flagged as mandatory?
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Two-State Toggles Should Never be Mandatory I would say that a Yes/No toggle (or any other two-state toggle: On/Off, A/B etc.) should never be marked as mandatory, whether it is disabled or not. The ...

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Conventions for formatting elapsed time?
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One option would be to display "time bars" against each test, where the length of the bar represents the time the test took. However, to do this "properly" you would need to know the time for all ...

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Representing increase/decrease at glance on "opposite" labels?
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I'll admit not all your numbers make complete sense to me... the following is my interpretation of the key elements I think you are (or should be) looking for. The amount of valid traffic is ...

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Why Conversion Rate + Abandonment Rate doesn't equal 100%?
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Possibly because you have marked the first step of your funnel as "required". While this seems to be "recommended practice", it can produce a discrepancy between Conversion Rate and Abandonment Rate. ...

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Attachments to a video event
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I think it would depend entirely on what the event is. In most cases, making "in-event" attachments available after the event is probably OK, but I can imagine situations where a host wouldn't want ...

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Should I require users to make accounts for the sole purpose of deleting incorrect submissions?
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As a couple of variants of Franchesca's answer: You could display a short URL after submission, e.g. http://example.com/edit/3ft6dggr that a user could copy should they want to edit/delete their ...

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Signup flow: synchronous or asynchronous?
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Not so much from a UX perspective, but from a security one, I'd suggest the first approach. In the second approach, if "immediately get to the "welcome" page" means they get to access the ...

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Does it make sense to have a Back button on Step 2 of this particular wizard?
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My default "starting point" is that – if you are already supporting a "wizard" interface (i.e. the ability to "remember state" while allowing the user to go back-and-forth as they like) – then there's ...

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Will a user be able to identify the relative "meanings" of separate cards on a timeline if the icons are located opposite from the card's title?
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Rather than "in front of the bold text" maybe just place them in a left-hand margin:

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What is the Best way to show 4 types of buy button in app
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In addition to Ken's answer (select what you want, then "Buy" it), I think you would benefit if you made the various options more "dynamic"... If you select to buy or rent the e-book, then (I presume)...

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Minimum and maximum height filters
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I don't know, but my guess is most people can't pin their "height preference" (assuming they even have one) down to a specific inch... therefore, it might be easier if – instead of 30+ specific ...

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When does it make sense to create throwaway HTML prototypes for web apps?
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Coming at an answer more as a programmer than a UI person, in a lot of cases, if you have the luxury to do so, it is very often a good idea to throw any prototype away once you get to a certain point ...

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Where should "back to top" on long FAQ page link to?
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Although not the "same thing", a common technique in Kindle e-books is to have chapter headings act as links back to the table of contents. In some cases, this might just be to the beginning of the ...

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Indicate no time limit
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Open (as in "open ended") might work. Would probably fit whether the timed tasks were labelled 1 Day, 1 Week or with explicit dates.

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Paid and Free access buttons
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Given the clarification in the comments – that you have two separate (un-modifiable) "portals" that you need to direct visitors to, then – yes, something along the lines you're suggesting is probably ...

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Upgrading during a purchase process
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I agree with maxathousand's answer that both would be useful –enter preformatted text here an alert when it becomes economic to switch the base edition, and a hard warning before final checkout (in ...

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Mobile questionnaire Wizard
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I think for swiping to be appropriate, you'd need: A reason for allowing swiping back and forth, rather than just display each screen in turn (a stronger reason than just "because we can" or browsing ...

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