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Top new questions this week:

How do I make a list NOT look scrollable?

On a site there's a preview of the chat log for each "room" on the site which a visitor can see without entering the room. The list is continuously populated with new messages. Thing is though, the ...

lists constraints-indication  
asked by AndroidHustle 19 votes
answered by Roger Attrill 56 votes

Should angle quotation marks be used as arrows?

Angle quotes (a.k.a. guillemets) are often used as arrows in pagination and such. For example, this image is from a pagination example on Bootstrap's site: As a native U.S. English speaker, these ...

pagination internationalisation typography  
asked by Mark Nugent 17 votes
answered by Mervin Johnsingh 12 votes

Board game design: Which design is clearest to indicate failure?

I'm trying to design a board game (and am not an artist) but want to ensure that I've got some practical aspects designed appropriately for the layout of a card. I tried asking on ...

design physical  
asked by Ian 15 votes
answered by SheTeeples 9 votes

Multiple vs single field capture for phone number form input

Working on a form dealing with phone numbers, I've seen two methods to capture user input . In past practices example 2 (image below) has proved effective in controlling phone number lengths on ...

forms input responsive  
asked by Courtney Jordan 14 votes
answered by JonW 28 votes

What is the reverse of an Unsubscribe?

We are working on our CAN-SPAM compliance, and have our Unsubscribe wording the way we want it. Our app mainly sends e-mail when it is notifying users of various work-related events. If a user ...

email wording newsletter  
asked by mouseas 14 votes
answered by rach oune 44 votes

How do you reduce the number of emails users send you?

We have a website for an amateur sports club with a lot of content, we have put a lot of effort into providing all the relevant information to new members or those interested in ...

website-design gui-design feedback  
asked by falcs 12 votes
answered by MonkeyZeus 16 votes

Street address confirmation

I'm trying to design the best way for an existing customer to confirm their street address and these are the two designs I have come up with. Method A I like this because it's easy to read and they ...

forms addresses  
asked by Fletchling 9 votes
answered by Matt 7 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Is there any alternative UI for tree structure?

Is there any other better UI feature for tree structure to reduce the multilevel nodes.

asked by Basheer 35 votes
answered by robmclarty 58 votes

Why is 1366x768 considered by some to be the standard widescreen for modern laptops?

I have a 13" MacBook Pro (mid-2012) but it is limited to 1280x800. The other resolutions available to me, when I go to system preferences, are 1152x720, 1024x768, 1024x640, and 800x600. Presumably, ...

website-design design-patterns screen-resolution  
asked by user33033 10 votes
answered by rk. 17 votes

Can you answer this?

Presenting a list of sequential actions in a Windows application

I'm programming a small PC app which is mainly used to perform a set of sequential, step-by-step actions, and I wonder what would be a "standard" way to design its UI, so it would follow conventions ...

gui-design windows-os  
asked by tinkerer 1 vote
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