The [user-interface] tag pertains to questions related with the design and usability of a web application.

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How to use google forms for data entry in a lab, keeping track of which computer input each entry?

I wanted to use google forms for the following: People come into the lab, seated at 1 computer desk each. They do not sign in with any personal info. They enter addresses from a phone book (through ...
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How can I change the column widths of the file list in Google Drive?

How can I change the column widths of the file list in Google Drive? I see that I can change the width of the folder hierarchy by dragging the vertical divider in the left frame, but the file ...
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Why is there “Watch later as <username>” instead of just “Watch later” on youtube?

A picture is worth a thousand words. Here: This might sound rather silly to ask. My question is about 'Watch later as...' part. This icon could've just said 'Watch later' but it specifically ...
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The spellchecking window partially covers the slide in Google Drive Presentations

The spellchecking window partially covers the slide. This sometimes leads to situations when the word being corrected is occluded by the spellcheck window. The window is fixed and cannot be moved ...
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Where is Rapportive's “Claim your email address” option in new Gmail interface?

I am using Rapportive with my official email address. I need add my personal email address to same profile. I have found that there is option for the same. It's "Claim your email addresses!" feature. ...
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Is there to turn on scale numbers in the new Kuler?

I haven't used Kuler for quite a while. I went there today and found that they have changed the user interface. One of the big changes is that I don't see numbers on the scales. One of the great ...
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How do I go to the software's official homepage on Softpedia?

I use softpedia quite rarely. However every time I do (usually due to some links) I recall often being frustrated by not being able to find a direct link to the software's homepage. The direct link ...
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Is there anyway to get back the old style gmail reply and compose boxes? [duplicate]

Is there anyway besides using a 3rd party email application to revert GMail to the old-style compose and reply email boxes? The style that allows you to use your full screen? It drives me ...
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Google removed the Stop Download command from the context-menu of YouTube videos

Google recently removed the Stop download command from the context-menu of videos on YouTube. Reports indicate that videos stop buffering in the background when you pause while others indicate that ...
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How do I change my interface language on Transifex?

Transifex allows users to translate strings on the platform, and there is a dedicated project just for translating the platform itself. However, I don't seem to have access to any functionality to ...
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Browse only free streaming Amazon Prime videos?

I've got a subscription to Amazon Prime, which gives me some selection of their videos streaming for free. I'd like to be use this like I do Netflix--search for a movie I'm interested in and see if I ...
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Default card assignment to self

I'm just getting acquainted with Trello and I do not have much experience with other tools. I am looking for a tool that can help me manage several personal projects and I've started out by setting up ...
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Exploring interesting or random Bitbucket repositories

On GitHub there is an Explore page (and list of public repositories), where users can explore new interesting, and not so interesting, repositories. Is there is such page for Bitbucket? I found a ...
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How can you have a way to tell who made an event on a shared google calendar? Different colours?

I'm sharing a google calendar with people who aren't good with computers. Is there an easy way to tell who made what event? I was thinking, is there a way for me to set the default background colour ...
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How can I view only films without ratings on Goodfilms?

I'm using Goodfil.ms. And now, when I've rated many films so far I have a problem finding new films which I already watched but haven't rated. Is there any way to show only unrated (by you) films and ...
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How to open new tabs for each mail (Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook/Hotmail…)?

Yahoo's old (classic) design allowed me to quickly middle-click each mail link and open in a new tab. I like having one tab open with the complete list of recent mails in my Inbox, and separate tabs ...
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Facebook makes emoticons graphical — how to disable this behaviour?

Facebook started turning emoticons used in comments on status updates graphical: How do I turn off this behaviour? Preferably inside Facebook, but otherwise with a user-side script or user-side ...
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How to create custom gmail labels?

I want to create custom labels for gmail which would sit right on top of the inbox. What is the best way to accomplish this - greasemonkey scripts or google gadgets ?
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YouTube player won't expand to the middle size anymore?

These three buttons in the bottom right corner of the YouTube player: the leftmost shifts the player to the left and makes it smaller (default), the middle one shifts the player to the center and ...
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How to make Google's interface always be in your chosen language across products - not just search

I would like to reference and revisit the following post - How do you make Google's interface always be in your chosen language? - that has yet to be answered sufficiently. Unfortunately none of ...
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How to reply to answers on Tumblr?

I asked a question on Tumblr and ticked the "Let people answer this" option. Now a few answers have come in, and I wanted to reply to them, yet I do not see a way how. Is it possible? And if so, how? ...
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When should I use a lightbox versus new page? [closed]

While designing for web, when should I use a light-box and when should I direct the user to a new page? For example, if the user clicks the "contact" link, should I open a small form in a light-box or ...
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how to give the website a more web 2.0 feel [closed]

I am planning on redoing the UI of my website to give the website a more web 2.0 feel. This is the process I am planning to follow : 1. Come up with PSDs that would have the designs of a few ...
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Facebook event time: Trouble at 12 pm

Every week I create several Facebook events beginning at 12:00 and finishing at 13:00. No problem for the ending time: I just type "13" and Facebook proposes me "1:00 pm" in the drop-down list. But ...
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Registration form, recommendations for shared entities? [closed]

I have a web app, that teachers will be registering for, the registration form has school name, school website. So, I will have data redundant filling the school name each time for teachers at the ...
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How do I create a post title that is a link in Blogger interface?

In the old Blogger interface, when you were creating a post there was a box where you could place a URL that would turn the title into a hyperlink. That box is gone in the new Blogger interface. ...
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Deactivated Facebook accounts used in court

Can the court in anyway have access to a deactivated Facebook account? And if so, can they recover the permanently deleted account?
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How to load a YouTube playlist?

When I search for something on YouTube, and there's a playlist among the search results, I click that list, and it's "loaded" (that is, there's the playlist bar at the bottom of the window, where I ...
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Videos to be downloaded

I would love to ask the Help page this question but I cannot find where I can submit a question. I only see "frequently asked questions". Anyway, dear Facebook gurus, how can I download my videos ...
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YouTube thumbnails - options for adjusting interface widgets and behaviour when clicked? [closed]

I wish to add YouTube videos to my site as links - I want to use a thumbnail of the video. I'm not concerned with which thumbnail used (as discussed here: How to control preview image in Youtube) ...
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Switching to old Gmail UI

About three weeks ago Gmail told me I could switch to a new look. I did; and it was terrible to say the least. Luckily Gmail let me revert back to the old look; and I quickly went back. I was using ...
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Gmail crashing in Chrome?

Since the change in Gmail's interface, I've noticed that the Gadgets I use have disappeared. When I tried to expand Gmail's sidebar there were no line with three dots to grab and today I couldn't ...
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Expand Gmail sidebar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get the sidebar in Gmail to expand like old times? After reading this question: How do I get the sidebar in Gmail to expand like old times? I tried to expand ...
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How do I get the sidebar in Gmail to expand like old times?

I recently switched to the redesigned version of Gmail (aka Gmail's new look) and I'm loving it. However, one of the changes I noticed is that the bar on the left side (which has a list of all my ...
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Can I make Google auto-focus the search field faster?

It used to be instant but it seems to take longer and longer to actually load the page to a point where the browser is ready to focus the search field so I can actually search. Can I work around ...
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How do you deal with a stacked message separately in Gmail

In Gmail, when I get a second (or more) message in from the same sender, they stack. Some of these I want to keep one message, and archive the others. Also I need to label them differently ...
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How to pop out the new Facebook chat? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Facebook chat only page Facebook has rolled out a new chat UI. I always used to use the option 'pop out chat' that appeared in the menu at the top of the chat interface, ...
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Can I get my links back in Gmail for selecting threads instead of the new drop down?

Gmail recently switched from links that would allow you to select multiple threads (read, unread, starred, none, etc.) to a drop down to do same: I would like my links back (one less click). Is ...
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Is there a web app which is an alternative interface to Delicious?

I use Delicious a lot, but I don't find its interface quick to use when looking for a bookmark. Has anybody made a web app with an alternative interface? I was thinking something with a tag tree, ...
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LDAP web user interface similar to FAS?

I've been setting up an LDAP server for my users, and I was wondering if there is a maintained (or not so old) web interface for user interaction, much like the Fedora Account System? Any help or ...
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Google Spreadsheets Data Management

I am looking for a way to manage the input of some data in Google Spreadsheets. Before I roll up my sleeves and write a new UI using the Google API I thought I would see if there was anything out ...
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Is there an existing site that displays 2 search engine result pages side by side for any given query?

Before I scratch my own itch and implement this I wanted to make sure this isn't already out there. What I'm looking for is: the search results of 2 (could be more, but at least two) search engines ...
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Google Voice: how to change speed dials?

On the left-hand side of the Google Voice user interface, next to "Contacts", there is a + (plus) sign, and when you click it, it maximizes into a list of 5 people. I did not choose any of the people ...
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Huge form-based websites?

Does anyone have any great examples of well-designed form-driven websites? We are converting a large DOS/Windows-based client app to a web application, and the app currently feels too plain and ...
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New Gmail Contacts needs room on left

I like the new Gmail Contacts, except for the fact that long group names get cutoff and I can't figure out how to resize things so they fit, as per this image: Any ideas on how to do this, am I ...
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In Gmail Contacts how do you scroll down a list of contacts that's larger than your vertical space?

In Gmail Contacts, some of my lists are pretty large, so when I choose them the list goes past the page. There isn't a scrollbar in that section, so I don't know how to access the lower part of the ...