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Data structures in spreadsheets appropriate here?

I'm considering re-inventing the spreadsheet interface. The problem with current spreadsheet tech is that the formula is in the cell. This makes it difficult to troubleshoot and maintain ...
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Given that there is generally no 'right' or 'wrong' answer in UX design, does it mean that people are less likely to award a tick to answers at UXSE?

I recently just answered a couple of questions over at a number of different Stack Exchange sites, and within a very short amount of time I received upvotes on the answers and also had those answers ...
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Questions asking for links

Questions asking for links to third party resources or examples aren't allowed on SO. It seems they are allowed here or are they said to be banned somewhere? Example question
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Is there a case for time-weighted reputation score?

Given the large number of very new or relatively inactive users that seem to be in many of the forums, it is sometimes very hard to get a true indication of the influence that someone has on UXSE over ...
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How do we measure the benefit of UXSE for users?

Remembering back to the time when I was teaching a UX design course, I used to tell students that UXSE is one of the many different resources that can be used to help with professional development. ...
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AMA with UXPin on on Wednesday, October 2nd, 4PM–6PM GMT+02

First Ask Me Anything will be on Wednesday, October 2nd from 4pm-6pm GMT+02 [9am EST] It will be with UXPin UXPin is a design tool you can use throughout the whole product creation process, ...
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How to tell whether a (visual) design question is on-topic?

This question is related to question about what is UX but goes more into details. Comments on this question (Has this design got a name? (Overflow illustration out of web card)) got me thinking ...
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Are there ever good situations for combining questions?

I'd recently answered this question, when a mod promoted it to the homepage from the tumbleweed bin. This seemed to be a common question to me, and I found a similar question posted. This latter ...
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Asking for learning resources is on topic here?

On other Stack Exchange sites, requests for learning resources and books would be closed within minutes as off topic. Is this allowed here? Why? I ask because this happened This question has been ...
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How to fix [ux-field]?

I see ux-field misused far more often than it's used correctly. The goal of the tag, as described in its usage guidance: Questions relating to the general UX field, such as career, academic aspects,...
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Votes cast by those with less than 125 reputation … do not change the publicly displayed post score

Downvoting an answer on ux.stackexchange.com I've received below message: I've two question about it: right after that I've tried up-voting too, and it happened just correctly, without any message. ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Stack Exchange Sites Tag Does Not Show All “Your Communities”

The very last tag on the top right hand side on StackExchange is for showing all Stack Exchange sites and communities. However, when clicking on it for the drop down view, it doesn't show all my ...
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User Experience updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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Our chat is dead

I'm moving and have edited this question to Meta after posting it on ux.se: We have an issue on ux stackexchange, that is the Chat Room is practically dead My initial attempt of posting this on ux....
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Improve help pages to more clearly list the specific reasons a question could be marked as off-topic

The on-topic help page and corresponding off-topic help page are pretty vague, lacking a lot of specific things that would cause their question to be closed as off-topic. That's in direct contrast to ...
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What is the impact or change in user experience from the New Contributor label?

I have always tried to take into consideration of the user's reputation score when providing comments or feedback to their questions or answers. The introduction of the "New Contributor" tag ...
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How to encourage developers to ask more suitable questions on UXSE

It might just be something I have picked up on a little bit more since I am looking at a lot of questions recently, but I seem to notice many people who are not new to the community but new to UXSE (...
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Multiple scrollbars in Review window

Didn't notice this until recently so I am guessing it must not have been ever-present. But it's clearly something that needs to be resolved. I am going to tag it as a point of discussion because I am ...
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Stepping down as Moderator

Over the last years I’ve become more and more inactive in the community. When I joined some seven years ago I’ve just finished school as BSc with major in Information Architecture. I had all the time ...
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How to encourage users to accept an answer to a question?

There is an answer to a previous question that forms a possible answer to this question, but I want to come back to the root cause of the problem of users not choosing or accepting an answer to ...
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How to encourage people to put up more bounties for questions

This is related to an existing question How to encourage questions but my focus here is specifically on getting people to post bounties. I understand that there are some issues with the bounty system ...
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Should bad questions be “bumped to the homepage by Community”?

Lately, a lot of questions were "bumped to the homepage by Community" on ux.stackexchange.com, but more than ever that questions seem to be the type of questions that should be closed. If the question ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election Results

User Experience's 3rd moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: He'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank him for volunteering, ...
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Why isn't there a User Interface Stack Exchange?

Back Story: I've constantly seen UI questions rejected on the User Experience Stack Exchange and told to go to the Graphic Design Stack, which I'd be inclined to argue is different and you rarely see ...
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Is there a discrepancy between the overall quality of questions versus answers?

I don't know if this is a reasonable assumption, but my experience with UXSE is that questions are more likely to be asked by people with lower reputation scores while answers are more likely to be ...
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Should comments have reputation?

I understand that currently comments do not provide reputation. That is covered in this question: Do comments have reputations or not? My question is: Should they? I have found many comments made ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election

The 2018 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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Poor example question/answers on the Tour page

I happened to stumble across the tour page today and read the example question and answers: The tour page displays this real question and a couple answers it received ~7 years ago. Is it just me ...
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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

UX Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election starting next week, June 18th. In connection with that election, we will be hosting a Q&A here for candidates. This will be an opportunity for ...
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Is this a place to post a link to my desktop site and ask for feedback on the UX?

Is this a place to post a link to my desktop site and ask for feedback on the UX ?
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Is it a right place to ask accessibility questions?

I’ve been struggling with solving accessibility problems lately, but can’t come with a good place to ask. It’s something between front-end development and UX design, and is probably in the middle of ...
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Changes to old questions’ approach?

With thousandsand thousands of questions and answers, UX.SE became a huge site with lots of useful content. However, due to the nature of our discipline, many answers are really outdated, when not ...
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Feature Request: Add on perks apart from badges?

Should there be more attractive perks apart from badges? Awarding something like "Cups" for the best answer of the week or month.
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018 [duplicate]

It's almost February in 2018, which isn't supposed to be the proper time to cycle these, but for this year it'll be once again, so we'll be refreshing the Community Promotion Ads for this year now! ...
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Create tag [synonym-request] for UX Meta

It's common on meta SE sites to have a tag named synonym-request. For an example, see Meta StackExchange. A request to add one tag as the synonym of another tag. Please be specific about which tag ...
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Add tag [macos], change [mac-os-x] to be its synonym

mac-os-x should be renamed to macos. The brand Mac OS X was changed to macOS alongside the announcement and release of macOS Sierra in 2016. To reflect this, we should change the tag to macos, but ...
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logging out of UX.stackexchange

I can't see a 'logout' button anywhere in the ux.stackexchange.com page. Advice was 'click on the 'StackExchange' logo (top left) to get the dropdown, but at present this just gets you a small screen ...
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Any policy on “beating a dead horse”?

Today, I saw the resurfacing of an almost two-year old question. This question had already received 20 answers when the OP offered a +100 bounty, stating the following reason: This question has not ...
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When to close as “Primarily opinion based” in lieu of an answer?

I recently came across a question in the review queue that had attracted a couple close votes as "primarily opinion based" (What is the best practice for aligning table content for text/number mix). ...
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StackExchange Log Out - Is the placement right?

How many of you had difficulties in finding out the logout button on stackexchange? Is the placement and the weightage given to it correct? Do stackexchange wants it's users not to logout? ;)
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How to remove the hold on a question which has been flagged as too broad?

What kind of qualitative and quantitative analysis are done during user research of the empathize phase of design thinking? I have edited the question to make it much more specific, but I am not sure ...
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Is Stack Exchange a good model for UX

As UX is primarily opinion based, are people asking questions fighting a losing battle given the remit of SE as a primarily Q&A site? Oftentimes, especially with UX, people want opinions and give ...
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There are two tags for accessibility

I have found two tags for accessibility. The normal one, accessibility and one with wrong spelling: accesibility. Can someone delete the last one or merge them?
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What is the benefit of the 2 day bounty delay?

I've quite often started a question that I find very important, to where I'm sure I'd like to reward a bounty on it. I would also like users to know that I value the question highly and that I will ...
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Is it ethical to offer design help for pro bono projects

Ok, guys here apparently have not much experience in UX design: Exhibition Audio Guide Tour: Text should be present or not At the same time, it seems to be a non-profit project. Should it be so, is ...
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Anyone else is having this issue here in the web? (really annoying)

This had happened to me several times and I can't figure out why. When I hit de "post your question" button the red error cta appears no matter what I do and with no other explanation but "error ...
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Confusing position for the buttons

Is it a reason to have the same style for the buttons on a page? Also, it is the best position of the buttons in the section where you can add comments and answers? Maybe is just me, but I always ...