Matt O'Keefe
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How to improve user experience in mobile/responsive screen when we deal with complex table structure?
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The typical alternative on mobile would be to stack it in to one column and use cards for each area. Something like this:

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Which is faster to fill-out: Paper or digital forms?
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Using a short URL and/or QR code to link to the sign up form online would let customers sign up on their own devices simultaneously. You could still provide the terminals for people who don't have a ...

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Right-pointing carets in Android
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The guidelines actually specifically say: Don't use right-pointing carets on line items The example shows a list of line items: The individual examples you've shown are more like isolated buttons ...

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Should CTA be placed on all cards
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You have two actions available from the card: Visit website Learn more You need to decide which of these is the primary action, and make sure the rest of the content doesn't conflict with these ...

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Dropdown with capital or small first letter?
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If your dropdown contains a list of proper-nouns (people, places, things) then they should be capitalised. Even if your dropdown contains something else, capitalisation is likely to be right.

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What are the pros and cons of using a slider for blogs?
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The Should I Use a Carousel website was built specifically to answer this question.

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Why does my choice of typeface degrade the user experience?
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Playfair Display is a display font (the clue's in the name!) which means it's designed to be used in big titles or situations where you want heavily stylised text - logos, pull quotes etc. Although ...

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Is the ability to finish a wizard early a good idea?
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The concept is fine, but "Finish" is ambiguous as a label. It's better to more specific about what will happen if you press the button, for example "Save and exit".

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Responsive design - Most common resolution steps
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Rather than thinking about screen widths, think about the content. New devices are released all the time so the best strategy is one that's based on your content rather than targeting specific devices....

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Whats should be slideable right panel name which consist of two tabs Search and filter options?
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"Refine" is used quite commonly for this. If you have enough space then "Search & Filter" may be a better option since it exactly describes what's hidden behind the button.

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Scatter plot chart vs code flower (force directed) chart for data visualization
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The code flower visualisation is good way of showing the relationships between different nodes as well as their relative sizes, so if that's a factor in your data then it could be beneficial. You ...

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Confirm password registration prompt in mobile application
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There are many arguments against using confirm password, well summarised here: http://uxmovement.com/forms/why-the-confirm-password-field-must-die/ Pros: It's familiar, which can give the illusion ...

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When to use all upper case?
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It's down to you to make that decision for your style guide. Take a look at some other organisations guidelines and use them to guide you: Wikipedia has some very clear guidelines on when to use ...

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Dealing with selection when collapsing a tree node
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Version 1 doesn't really make a lot of sense. If the user was trying to select the node, they'd click on the title. By clicking on the arrow they're trying to find something in the collapsed menu, or ...

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Users ignore filled in input fields, outdated info pour in
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Rather than displaying the existing data in form fields, display it in an uneditable state and ask them to confirm that it's up-to-date. This gets the user to actually check what's already been ...

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Should video lightbox "remember" the last video position?
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If you're going to make the choice for the user, I'd suggest using "Resume" since it's much easier for the user to revert back to the start than it is for them to find their place in the video. An ...

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What is most relevant at category level?
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In ecommerce you'll often have some form of default listing which is used by the retailer to push certain products. It could be sale items, their own products they want to promote, high margin ...

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How to structure the contents of this view so that it is intuitive?
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Switching between all circles and your circles is actually filtering results, so display the filters:

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Multi-organization app - switching organization context wording?
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You're better off swapping this around and instead using a label which describes which context you're currently in. Think about how social networks cover multiple profiles.

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Whats the different between Use Case (in Software Development Process) vs User Goal (in Usability Testing)
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A user goal describes what the user is trying to do, a use case describes how they do it. Goal: Buy a car Task Scenario: "You've decided to buy a new car for your family with a budget of £20,000." ...

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What tools,methods, etc. Can I use for advanced prototyping?
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I'm a heavy user of both Axure and InVision. Axure is the industry standard for building clickable prototypes because it will do anything you can think of if you have enough patience. For the ...

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Better labels than "Date 1" and "Date 2"
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Assuming the rest of the form makes it clear how this is supposed to work, you don't need separate labels:

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What is the best way to let users know their access to an application has been blocked?
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It really comes down to a simple decision - is there any functionality that the user should still be able to use if they don't have a paid account? If there is, then you should allow the app to work ...

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How would you implement a Momentary Rocker switch in a mobile app or web page?
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A momentary switch is only active when pressed down, like the keys on a computer keyboard. A rocker has two related actions. So the functionality of a momentary rocker is just two standard buttons, ...

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Should whitespace next to forms be avoided?
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For a form, UX should take precedence over any SEO considerations. SEO should be used to lead the user to the form through an optimised landing page, but the form itself should be totally focused on ...

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How far wireframes reflect in final visual design? Should visual designer leverage the final design or stick to the wireframe shared by UX designer?
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The best way to avoid this situation is to work together from the start. The UX Designer's role is to understand the user and business needs and tothink in terms of overall user journeys not ...

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Is the number of clicks the only user interface perspective?
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It's not true that reducing the number of clicks automatically makes something easier to use, but that doesn't mean you should ignore it altogether. This article on UX Myths links to several studies ...

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How wide should input fields be?
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You have a few mixed concepts here. Fitts' law basically means that the wider the field is, the easier it is to hit, so option 3 would be the winner in that regard. You're rightly trying to design the ...

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Show to users there's content below
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Another alternative is to make the main call to action in the banner area scroll down to the content below, or to use a second call to action to initiate the scroll: In this example, “Buy it now” is ...

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Text "search" in the search bar?
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As long as it's an obvious input field with the word “Search” and/or the icon either within the field or as a label for the field you should be fine. Facebook had some problems with this when they ...

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