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Possible to modify OP's Balsamiq Mockup directly within a response?

If a question has a Balsamiq Mockup within it, rather than having to download the bmml source then edit then re-upload, wouldn't it be better to be able to modify the original poster's Balsamiq Mockup ...
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Bridging the qualitative and quantitative aspects of UX design

It occurred to me that there are not many tags devoted to the description of more qualitative aspects of UX, such as clarity, accuracy, precision, simplicity, etc. I was wondering whether it is a good ...
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Is it ok to ask for examples of UX for certain type of website if we ask for the features that make it a good design?

Is it ok to ask for examples of good ux sites that have a certain purpose if you're asking for why are they outstanding? Such as "What are good examples of search engines and what features make their ...
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Product Price after registering, bad ux? [migrated]

Good night UX Pros! I'm redesigning an website which consists on showing their visitants how does the product works. I was thinking about a step-by-step with intuitive icons illustrating each step so ...
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Should bounties prevent closure?

This is just a random observation but I've seen a few questions now that look like they should get closed but then the user places a bounty on the question, preventing closure. The questions I've ...
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Where to apply for making a complaint about Stack Exchange?

I asked a question couple days ago on UX. Experinced members of here put my question "on hold" status because my question was "too broad". It was okay. I acknowledged it. ![info box][1] So I ...
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Tag synonym request : [naming] <— [names]

Both tags naming and names are being used for questions related to terminology or naming conventions. They should be made synonymous. I prefer naming to be the primary. Alternatively, we could map ...
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Does the fact that there are more webdesign compared to usability tags suggest that we need to support Area 51 Web Design?

Looking at the Area 51 Web Design proposal and the questions with tags for web design on this website and StackOverflow, does it make sense for people here to also commit to the Web Design proposal ...
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Why do we need the review counter?

Is any one else seeing this as a usability problem? According to the accepted answer here, the review counter at the top bar does not show a personal counter, but some kind of a cached total ...
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Do we need to add an additional close reason for Shopping Request questions?

This is sort of a follow up to this question from a while ago: New custom close reason for shopping questions However, that question took a bit of a turn into whether or not we replace any of our ...
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Improved UX Logo

After listening to the stack exchange podcast 59, it was insinuated that Joel Spolsky does not like the ux stack exchange logo. When I had a look at it, I realised that there are some problems with ...
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Are usability study resource requests on topic?

Are requests for credible usability studies / results on topic here?
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More UX design questions relating to different languages/cultures

How can we encourage more discussion about inclusive design, especially taking into account of catering for different languages and cultures? I saw some UI design questions that show screen shots of ...
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Can comments be used to share an emotion?

Some comments engage you in a kind of dialogue. Some dialogues trigger emotions (make you laugh for instance). Can comments be used to share these emotions ?
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Users will adapt to your UI

I stumbled upon this site when browsing Stack Overflow and got interested. I started reading the top questions and at first was really excited, but halfway trough page three all I could think was ...
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Is it OK to ask OP in a comment to accept an answer?

I was looking over my answers and came across this unanswered question where a user described my answer as "unique and helpful". I was wondering why the user didn't accept my answer then. It's either ...
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Why does everyone answer the question as a comment?

If the answer is very short, should we be commenting instead of answering? If not, why do people do this?
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How stuffy should we be here?

I had fun with an answer and said fun was edited out: http://ux.stackexchange.com/posts/60379/revisions Which, I'm fine with if that's the general rule-of-thumb here. But I would like to lobby a ...
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What's the deal with “what's the deal with X” questions?

I'm never quite sure how to classify these questions, but we have a problematic class of questions that very often hits the "hot questions" list. Questions such as Why don’t we remove door handles ...
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Editing of typewriter quotes (changed into curly quotes)

I saw someone earlier edit a question and the main thing they did was change all typewriter quotes into curly quotes. " into “ ”, if you will. There were some other edits, which is why I accepted it, ...
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Can we merge the tag 'iconograpy' with 'icons'?

The tag iconograpy is a typo and I noted that the tag iconography redirects to icons. Can we either delete the misspelled tag (only tagged to one post) or point it to icons? edited to add: I ...
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Why is this question closed as opinion based?

Why doesn't the Mac OSX finder have a Cut option? This question is closed because it is supposedly opinion based. That doesn't seem to be true. There might actually be a reason why a cut menu ...
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Call for [virtual-reality] on UX.SE

I will be opening a couple of virtual reality related questions of which I will be answering a lot this weekend myself probably, but I do first want to give space to the community to answer them and ...
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Why is someone discrediting my answers?

I answered some questions, but for some reason the answer police discredited my response and then removed it. Not just once, but a few times. Can I get an explanation for what was wrong with my ...
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Should questions that are asked more than a certain period of time be reopened again automatically for re-evaluation?

I have seen many questions where the answer is relevant to the time that the question is asked, so if a significant amount of time passes then the answer may no longer be relevant. However, rather ...
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How to reformulate this UX question?

I keep reading in several ux.stackexchange.com answers and comments like: "This question does not belong here, it belongs to"... Lets take this example: Logo size for new website? So, I ...
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Should tag/edit summary text boxes be immediately under body text box?

The text box for tags (when posting a question) and for the edit summary (when editing a post) seem like they should be immediately below the text box for the body of the post rather than after the ...
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Close reason “Implementation Question” may be taken too literal

When deciding on close reasons, the community upvoted Implementation Question to the top. And as the answer was written then, I agree to it. Which css rule to use or which software to buy, is surely ...
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SE: User Experience - appropriate for interface design review?

I'm a web developer and interface designer, and for the improvement of my development structure and practice, I can go to SE's Code Review. However, even more than I focus on the quality of back-end ...
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How do I register as a user on UX.stackexchange.com, different from elsewhere?

I do not share logins across multiple sites. Why not allow a user to register on this site? Why is the UX.stackexchange.com registration ux so different from every other site?
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Why is the UI is different across the different SE websites?

I am on several SE websites and I am wondering why the UI differs? In my opinion, this is a little bit disturbing!
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Why is the UX User Experience web site design so flat compared to other StackExchange web sites

Compared to other web sites in StackExchange it looks quite flat: blue monocolor top bar white flat monocolor logo (the words User Experience are part of the logo instead of being text so they won't ...
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Reopen question on New York colors

Regarding this question: What is the color that reflect New York City Most? This was closed as "primarily opinion-based" however it has a clear, easily stated answer and almost indisputable answer ...
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Should we force users to provide reasons for negative ratings?

Sometimes, I go that extra mile to add my answer to research and format my response only to get -1 from the community. I know that many of you guys do too. It would be nice to get some critical ...
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Are users confusing Up Vote with Accepted Answer?

I noticed that many people are choosing to upvote accepted responses instead of clicking on "Accepted Answer" Are the icons clear enough? Do people understand that's how this site works? Is it ...
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Flow between Chat and SE is confusing

Clicking on "chat" from the StackExchange dropdown menu (top left corner) loads the chat flow within the page. Clicking on "ux.stackexchange.com" in the chat room in the paragraph on the top right ...
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Should links be underlined?

I know Google has shifted away from underlined links except on hover which is fine however when links are buried within a paragraph of text, it may be difficult to discern especially with Colour Blind ...
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Is Branding / Marketing part of UX?

This is in regards to: Which language to use for an European brand name? Similar to the other thread regarding copy, do we also consider branding or marketing questions also part of User Experience? ...
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What does the colour green mean when applied to answers notation on the left?

Still figuring out this site and came across this bit of confusion. Screenshot: Question: Why do some answers in the question list page appear in Green and some do not? This is not clear to me. ...
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Clicking on Logo and Clicking on Questions does different things but the screen looks the same?

This really confused me when I first started coming here a few days ago. Why is the layout the same between clicking on the logo and clicking on "Questions" in the main navigation? Shouldn't ...
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When did copy stop being part of UX?

Or... why did this question on copy get placed on-hold? Do we really think, as a community, that copy (in its various forms) isn't part of UX? Dumping this person over to English.SE isn't going to ...
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catch-22-like mods procedure left me with crippled question

Mods closed my first question as being too broad and when I asked different question (not merely rephrased the first one) they closed the second question too as being duplicate of the first one. They ...
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Is it right to post a “reference” question?

There is a question on Stack Overflow which agglomerate a list of questions related to PHP symbols. This is a good way to discover some rarely symbols, even for someone who has no problem. Can I add ...
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New feature that would allow the closing of a question via migration to any *.SE site through an automated close/moderator flag process

Related question: Why is meta.ux.stackexchange.com the only choice for migration? As a result of the answer I received to the aforementioned related question, I thought I'd see about asking for a ...
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When will the 2014 Moderator Election take place for UX.SE?

So with the 2014 StackOverflow Moderator Election in full swing, I was curious about when the next UX.SE Moderator Election will take place. Are there any plans? The last one I saw was in 2012? Is ...
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How to determine when a comment is too chatty or not constructive?

I'm going through trying to clean up comments on UX.SE. There are a ton of them that simply don't need to be there. They are either too chatty in that people are trying to be funny or make witty ...
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Short and concise, or real world example (for a question on Stack Exchange)

I'm coming from meta stackoverflow, Details are not important. I edited an answer there to reduce complexity by getting rid of the real-world example (essentially code bloat). So, would it really be ...
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Why is meta.ux.stackexchange.com the only choice for migration?

Background So you pull up a question and see that it obviously does not belong on UX.SE. You try flag it by clicking off-topic and the last option you see is this: So you click that and ...
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More points for votes from top users

Have Stack Exchange considered making a vote from a highly ranked user, say 20k+, result in a greater number of reputation points being awarded than a vote from a lower ranked user ? If so, and such ...
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Why is the “washing machine having windows” question opinion-based?

Going through the question Why do washing machines have windows? I couldn't find anything opinion-based about it. The question describes a general observation and is seeking an explanation for it. ...