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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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Annoying 'Body must be at least 30 characters; you entered 24.' for image answers

I propose we reduce or get rid of the 30 character requirement because some answers that are primarily images require little to no text. example
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Enable Stack Snippets on UX

Stack Snippets are an awesome tool for demonstrating HTML/CSS/JS problems and solutions, and are easier than outsourcing to JS Fiddle. They're widely used on Stack Overflow. However, this site does ...
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Close Votes review notification issue

I am noticing an issue with the Close Votes review queue. Despite there not being any questions to review, I am still getting the red dot notifier in the dropdown. I am also seeing the same on the ...
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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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Request SE admins to allow YouTube embedding

I've just realized that we don't support YouTube embedding. As a site that has a lot to do with interaction, I think we can benefit a lot from allowing video embedding. Especially since the web ...
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What does the red dot means in Review tasks?

From time to time I see a red dot on some review tasks. At this very same moment, I see a red dot on Low Quality Posts However the Low Quality Posts queue is empty. And before this, it had posts to ...
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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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Why is it not possible to upload images via link anymore?

Am I missing something or is was it a conscious decision to remove that feature in this interface?
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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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For security reasons framing is not allowed

Whenever I follow an outside link on ux.stackchange and then use the back button to return, I get a alert about iframes. I looked at https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/265627/for-security-...
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A mistake in the tour page under “Dont ask about”

I was reading the tour page for this website and stumbled across a minor mistake under the Don't ask about heading: In the third bullet point, you can see: Questions with too many possible ...
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Blue top bar hidden underneth message banner (UI Bug)

Just saw this, and have not been able to find it already reported anywhere, so here goes (turn off adblocker, and open an incognito tab, to reproduce): The message banner ("Join us in building...") ...
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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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Mobile App UX Logo Side Menu Bad Contrast

The shade of blue used for the menu does not provide a clear contrast with the UXSE logo (need to check WCAG colour contrast requirements). It is probably advisable to review the style guide for ...
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OP's comment deleted with no information

I recently noticed that one of my comments is missing. I am using that term as there is no trace of it anywhere. No moderator message, no action history and no indication of any sort regarding the ...
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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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Would providing a review type question be a useful add to UX SE

A few years ago (about 10 in fact) I joined a page called Concept feedback which allowed users to post their webpages/app pages and get the visual design reviewed. It was actually a really very good ...
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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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This site belongs to… fix request

When we mark posts as off topic, one of the reasons is this site belongs to... and the only possibility is Meta. However, we all know that 99 out of 100 times it won’t be Meta. Most likely it will be ...
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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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Arrow is too low

There used to be an arrow showing what section you are in. The earliest design post) shows it pretty clearly in this image under "Questions": Another more recent example of the correct behavior can ...

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