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13 Aug 2007 - 2:54pm
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8 years ago
12 replies
Anonymous

Req: Reference on readability of centered vs left-justified text

Does anyone have a reference showing that left-justified text is more
readable than centered text?

Something like:
(a) an academic study or paper
(b) a textbook
(c) a well-known graphic design book

I've been googling for a while and have found many pages that agree
with me, but none citing sources. :/

Paul

shad 96c / uw cs 2001
fan of / ewb / eff / aclu / cc / mac os x / toyota prius / habs
/ friday night lights / v. mars / steve poltz / libbie schrader

"The pundits told us we were crazy idealists.

9 Apr 2009 - 2:14pm
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6 years ago
4 replies
chip trout
2009

UX Roadmaps

I manage a small UX team within the Product department of a .com. As
part of the overall company strategy each department leader has been
tasked with creating a (gulp) 5 year road map of their respective
departments. I'm not a business school grad and have only seen road
maps and have never created one. Has anyone out there done such a
thing for a UX group and if so do you have any advice or resources
that might help me out.

I would appreciate any feedback.

Thanks,
Chip

11 Jul 2011 - 7:02pm
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2 years ago
6 replies
amara
2011

Modal boxes on a mobile environment?

Hello!

I'm working on a responsive website and I'm curious to know what is the current best practice is for modal boxes in mobile environments (in specific: smartphones). Does a modal box take away from the experience or enhance it? Thoughts?

Thanks!

25 Jul 2013 - 4:30am
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rootnot
2011

JavaScript in Axure

Let me introduce a new project that is a solution for everyone who's feeling a little lack of Axure scripting capabilities.

AXHOOX enables heavy scripting right from Axure authoring environment. Library provides a scripting API reflecting Axure's internals.

5 Jun 2014 - 5:47pm
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1 year ago
0 replies
uxjam
2010

[Design Challenge] Putting Care in Context: Empowering Patients to Share Their Barriers to Good Health

Hello All,

I would like to let you know about a design challenge from Mad*Pow & Health 2.0’s HxRefactored conference, sponsored by the California HealthCare Foundation.

12 May 2010 - 9:59am
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5 years ago
2 replies
ferg
2010

Searching for UX principles for designing an Arabic language website

Hi,
I'm sat here in Doha [Qatar] in the middle of a week of user-testing an English/Arabic travel website. One concern for our design approach is to not just "flip the text RTL" for the Arabic translation. We'd really like to actually do something meaningful for the Arabic version [yes, its early in the project and our hopes flourish].

Primarily I'm trying to find UX principles for designing an Arabic language website. From both Western and Arabic-based UX practitioners. Articles, thoughts and examples on designing Arabic language websites.

16 Sep 2014 - 9:17am
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50 weeks ago
0 replies
Erik Dahl
2008

Midwest UX Regional Conference, October 23-25, 2014

Hi all,

On October 23-25, 2014 we will be holding the 4th annual Midwest UX regional conference in Indianapolis, IN. There are still some tickets available, but they are moving quickly.

13 Jan 2009 - 1:19pm
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6 years ago
12 replies
Terms:
Kordian Piotr Klecha
2008

Proper layout of article

Articles consist of typical elements: heading, lead, main text and photo(s);
usually there is also some box with "inform a friend", "rate the article",
comments and so on.

I am looking for a studies focusing on this topic: proper web-article
layout.

We are discussing proposed layout of articles in new site; designer's
proposition looks like this one:

http://wiadomosci.wp.pl/kat,1355,title,Narasta-konflikt-Rosja-Ukraina-gazu-jak-nie-bylo

3 May 2007 - 10:51am
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8 years ago
7 replies
Daniel Williams
2005

good examples of online advertising

Hello all

I am looking for Interesting, fun, rich, interactive (anything really)
examples of good online advertising. I am designing a site that
requires featured space (ads to inspirational content) in order to break the
user's normal purchasing habits (in an attempt to increase average order
value)

Any examples of good online advertising?

(No static banners ads please)

Many thanks

Dan

26 Aug 2008 - 9:10pm
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5 years ago
41 replies
jmcatee
2008

Creating a UI Spec Document Template

Right now our small team is communicating UI changes and enhancements
with developers using PowerPoint mock ups with notes. I am concerned
this will eventually backfire and would like to bring a little more
formality to the process. Is anyone willing to share their UI spec
document and/or recommendations for putting together a spec. I have
used the PayPal format before but it has been a while and I don't
remember everything that was in it.

Since our team is very small I don't want to bring about a lot of
paperwork just something to make sure we have all of our bases
covered.

Thanks,
Jamie