Commit b525aff6 authored by Achilleas Pipinellis's avatar Achilleas Pipinellis
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Merge branch 'ux-guide-minor-updates' into 'master'

UX Guide: minor updates

See merge request !8862
parents b78d06b7 02a774d7
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### Max size
The max height for dropdowns should target **10-15 items**. If the height of the dropdown is too large, the list becomes very hard to parse and it is easy to visually lose track of the item you are looking for. Usability also suffers as more mouse movement is required, and you have a larger area in which you hijack the scroll away from the page level. While it may initially seem counterintuitive to not show as many items as you can, it is actually quicker and easier to process the information when it is cropped at a reasonable height.
The max height for dropdowns should target **10-15** single line items, or **7-10** multi-line items. If the height of the dropdown is too large, the list becomes very hard to parse and it is easy to visually lose track of the item you are looking for. Usability also suffers as more mouse movement is required, and you have a larger area in which you hijack the scroll away from the page level. While it may initially seem counterintuitive to not show as many items as you can, it is actually quicker and easier to process the information when it is cropped at a reasonable height.
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## Terminology
Only use the terms in the tables below.
### Projects and Groups
| Term | Use | :no_entry_sign: Don't |
| ---- | --- | ----- |
| Members | When discussing the people who are a part of a project or a group. | Don't use `users`. |
### Issues
#### Adjectives (states)
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#### Verbs (actions)
| Term | Use | Don’t |
| Term | Use | :no_entry_sign: Don’t |
| ---- | --- | --- |
| Add | Add an issue | Don’t use `create` or `new` |
| View | View an open or closed issue ||
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#### Verbs (actions)
| Term | Use | Don’t |
| Term | Use | :no_entry_sign: Don’t |
| ---- | --- | --- |
| Add | Add a merge request | Do not use `create` or `new` |
| View | View an open or merged merge request ||
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