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Patrick McElhaney
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Save icon, is the floppy disk icon dead?

142 votes
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How To Display Too Much Data

74 votes

Common web app usability gotchas?

74 votes
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To use or not to use "Zebra Stripes", or Alternating Row Colors for Tables

39 votes
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You, Me, or Joe Soap

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Are QR Codes good UX?

32 votes

Is Google Instant good or bad UX?

27 votes

The must-read User Interface Book?

27 votes

How to visualize the possibility of drag'n'drop?

27 votes

Are round check boxes confusing or an accepted standard?

25 votes
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How much space should I leave for a person's name?

22 votes
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Is highlighting important words a good idea?

21 votes
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Where should the "preferences" item go in a desktop application?

15 votes

Separation of play and pause buttons for playing media

12 votes

How much information should you ask for when users register?

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Best way to add items to a paginated list

12 votes

The must-read User Interface Book?

11 votes
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Does the 'mile high menu bar' still apply to web apps?

11 votes
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Enter to submit comments on Facebook and StackExchange

10 votes

When should hyperlink text be used?

10 votes

How to choose a success and failure sound

9 votes
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Uploading CSV/Excel data, present mapping functionality or download the schema?

9 votes
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Is there a name for the pattern of a categorized autocomplete?

8 votes

What's a good scroll bar equivalent for a spiral script?

8 votes

Best way to select a subset of items in a long list

8 votes

What's a catchy name for "overly complex, barely designed interface"?

7 votes

'Exit' or 'Log Out' to leave your session.

6 votes

Is there a recommended location for a submit button in relation to a cancel on the web?

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Is custom manufacturer order confusing for users ?

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Business application: Is it better to redirect or pop-up for re-authentication?