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3 Mar 2010 - 4:49am
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17 weeks ago
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Alex Morris
2009

Centred Layout Vs Left Aligned

One of those old chestnuts that keeps rearing its head in discussion with client and/or the visual design team.

Left aligned (fixed width) sites are evil right? ;-)

Anyone got any evidence to the contrary?

Love to hear your thoughts.

Alex

14 Oct 2009 - 6:34am
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4 years ago
16 replies
Nik
2009

Mega Drop-Down Navigation menus

Hi all,

I’m putting together some recommendations for using mega drop-down
navigation.

http://www.useit.com/alertbox/mega-dropdown-menus.html

I’m interested in the opinion of the iXDA list on whether the
top-level navigation items should lead to pathway (or landing) pages,
or whether they can simply act as non-hyperlink triggers to the
drop-down (so no hand cursor)?

Also, if there is no pathway page, how should this impact breadcrumb
trails?

For instance:

Home > Sports > Windsurfing

- Should ‘Sport

15 Sep 2008 - 9:40am
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5 years ago
76 replies
tamlyn
2008

Next & previous button order

As discussed by LukeW in Web Form Design, it's best to have the primary
action of a form be the first button that the user sees. For left-to-right
languages this means having the primary action on the left and any secondary
actions on the right (see A in this illustration
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rosenfeldmedia/2366430953/ ).

2 Feb 2007 - 12:36pm
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43 weeks ago
97 replies
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bhekking
2006

What sets the 'best' interaction designers apart?

Hi all -

In your experience, what qualities set the 'best' (defined as you like)
interaction designers apart?

In hiring, what design exercises have you found effective in identifying the
'best' interaction designers?

Thanks,
Bret Hekking

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16 May 2008 - 10:48am
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6 years ago
11 replies
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SemanticWill
2007

Omnigraffle IA stencils

Hi all,
For once - a non-snarky Will post. As of this week, I have made the
complete switch to Mac - and after installing Omnigraffle (new OS, new
machine, new everything including new way of doing wireframing and
sitemapping), I am on the hunt for all site mapping and wireframing
stencils.

9 Sep 2011 - 12:18pm
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4 weeks ago
1 reply
liusquare
2011

Really need some advice about Domus Academy in Italy, accepted by the IxD program

I'm  a web designer in US and I want to be an IX/UX designer and work in a company that values IX/UX.

30 May 2008 - 12:29pm
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6 years ago
4 replies
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John Gibbard
2008

Loan Calculator

Scenario: A loan calculator (for amounts under $50,000 / £25,000)

Option A:
Two sliders (with associated input fields) one for total amount,
second for duration.
Moving the sliders affects a results panel which shows amount
repayable per month & total cost of loan.

Option B:
Three sliders, as option A but this time also including a 'monthly
amount' slider. Moving 'amount' and 'duration' moves the 'monthly
amount' automatically.

18 Apr 2014 - 2:05pm
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16 weeks ago
1 reply
DrWex
2006

Looking for Balsamiq expertise

I'm trying to use Balsamiq on a very large project and am frustrated by a couple of deficiencies.  I wonder if there are mods or add-ons that could help.

1. Balsamiq seems to encode project assets with relative pathnames; thus, if you move a mock-up you lose all your assets (even if they still appear in the Assets toolbar).  Anyone know a way to force it to use full pathnames?

5 Feb 2006 - 12:53pm
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8 years ago
7 replies
gleija at comca...
2003

Web Application Functionality: User Annotations

I am the information architect and interaction designer at a non-profit foundation. I have designed a web application that my organization uses to intake, review and award applications for research grants.

4 Jan 2005 - 5:25pm
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ldebett
2004

Automotive design standards/guidelines

Suresh,

There are strict guidelines created by governments and safety
organizations that automobile designs and all types of designers in
this field must abide by.