Forms are generally used to retrieve data from user input such as text, selected radio buttons, selected checkboxes and actions like pushing a button

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What is this input type or form setup called? [duplicate]

Couple of us arguing about this and none of us can remember what this is or would be called. Commonly seen on forms where you are moving an option from one box on the left to a box on the right and ...
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Sticky submit button at top and bottom of the form?

Typical mental model suggests that submit button is at the end of the form. Should I go with button at top as well as bottom. since in our application we put action items on a sticky bar at top at top....
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Do you keep your submit button in the same location across all forms, or base it off the individual form?

I'm at a crossroads determining if the primary action / secondary action should always remain in the same location across as many forms as possible. Or if the standard gets determined by the context ...
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When a text field should have Clear button?

I'm talking about little cross appearing inside text field after typing a text, espessially for search fields in desktop interfaces. But any considerations about general text fields on any platforms ...
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More effective for surveys: horizontal Likert scale or answer options listed vertically?

My survey has numerous questions with answers ranging from, for example, 'Not at all satisfied' to 'Extremely satisfied' and 'Not important' to 'Very important'. My instinct is to display these ...
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Best display for Date of Birth inputs

It looks like it's been over four years since this was addressed here. Old answers to this settled on a single input for the entire date (with a hint for formatting). But I see that Google uses a ...
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Design of multipurpose form

Im designing a multipurpose form. Im working on a Windows Application to manage team schedules. We got a a visual component to represent the events of each person in the team. Something like a ...
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Website Forms - struggling for space, what is the best option?

I am looking for some input on a dilemma. I need to implement a newsletter signup box and I am struggling to fit it in properly to the space I have. The restrictions are: The left hand column is ...
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Multiple preferences 3 layers deep

I'm trying to come up with a solution for the problem that is the ability to select multiple preferences with upto 3 layers deep. The primary layer would affect the options shown for layer2, and ...
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Building a web form with some items used alternatively [closed]

I'm currently building a form in HTML+CSS. As there are two forms in this I'll call "my form" for the one relevant to this question and "other form" for the form that has its own different solution ...
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capturing what kind of driver's license someone has

I have an application that needs to determine what kind of vehicle the user can operate. We decided that capturing their license type would be the best way to do this. However, every US state and ...
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Using asterisk (*) vs required [duplicate]

For a long time, the norm was to put a red asterisk "*" after the field label if the field was required. Now I am observing a shift into replacing the asterisk symbol with the word "(required)" after ...
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Auto advance to next question in a questionnaire on user response

We am creating a survey (9 questions), each of which has four options (more like user preference with no one correct answer). We intend to show him one question at a time and let him move to the next ...
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How to ask for full name and know which part is what? e.g. last name, middle names, first etc

Say you want the user to enter their full name into a form. Even if you request just this, you may not know which order they put their names down (for example in countries like China, surnames come ...
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Hitting enter to submit a form

Is it a good user experience to be able to hit enter at anytime when filling out a form to submit the form? I understand if it is on the last field on a login form and you hit enter it submits. ...
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What is the best approach to use after user has made a payment?

After a user has finished paying for an item, what is the best thing to show them right after they are finished? I was thinking of showing an order status page with a receipt that would show whether ...
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How best can I indicate conditionally required fields?

I often work on pages containing forms with complex requirements and subforms. The example below has these attributes: The default button -- that is, the button that will be "clicked" when the user ...
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While editing fields in a modal, does it really need to have the Save or Update button appear already?

I am not sure if i need to let user see it already eventhough he has not change in the fields. Why on some modal or forms, they already appear? whats the reason behind it? What to save when user has ...
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complex time-Input on mobile

I'm newish to developing and really new to ux / design. In a mobile app I'm building, I'd like the user to have the option to get an appointment using the app without having to call. Now my question ...
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Greyed out text field

I have a sign up form where the email address needs to be displayed, but cannot be edited (it is pre-determined, like an invite). Is it sufficient to grey the populated email field out to signify that ...
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Should I autofill information from what we have on file?

On my e-commerce site we have a subscription page where a user fills in their information (name, address, phone number, etc.) and hits subscribe to receive our catalog. If the user is already logged ...
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I have a form with 4 radio buttons that change a part of the form. What is the best way to handle it?

Is a site for a boosting service for a videogame. http://i.imgur.com/jivOBmf.png (Please ignore the spelling) Depending what option is selected (type of boost) the form will change a little. All the ...
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What's the best way to have an auto-complete textbox with a filter

So basically, what I'm trying to do here is create an auto-complete text field. However, from the list of options, there are a number of them we're trying to push for and because of this, we'd like ...
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How to inform the user a textfield has both a character and a line limit?

I have a dialog that puts a comment in a small textbox on a PDF export. The textbox has room for 10 lines of 100 characters (1000 characters maximum). The field currently looks like this: I have a ...
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Filtering possible choices based on prior choices?

In a form where a selection made from a dropdown menu at the top of the form can narrow down the list of possible choices in a dropdown menu further down the form, should the system automatically ...
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Asterisk required field [duplicate]

I want to ask you if it is ok to use an asterisk to mark a required field on a form. I need to find some pro and con reasons for using asterisks on required fields and witch are the alternatives for ...
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Best practice for displaying a huge amount of possibly optional data

Here's the story, I am to develop a form to display the complete content of a so called CoC dataset (an xml schema) for viewing (no editing involved). This dataset contains about 750 fields, about ...
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iOS pattern for editable vs read-only fields

I am working on an iOS app for hotels, allowing users to take reservations, check in/out, assign rooms, etc. Main Issue: In the included mock up, there is no indication for when a field is editable ...
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Designing a form with conditionally required text input

I have a very simple form, which can be used to get a preliminary delivery quote. It simply has 1 text field, and looks like so: This should be integrated in ads website, so pick - up location is ...
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How can I improve the UI of groups of nested inputs?

The user is assigning products to a location in a hierarchy in a website. There is potential for multiple locations in multiple hierarchies in multiple websites. User journey: Select website ...
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Best way to allow entry of shop open hours

I am looking for a control or a method such that I can allow the user to enter the working times of a shop for each weekday on a web page. For instance, the working time for Wednesday is: 06:00 AM ...
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Why we need 'county' on UK address forms

Inspired by the US equivalent here For UK address forms, I am struggling to find good enough reasons to keep a 'county' field, especially as my projects delivery options are not location determined. ...
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Should customer support requests have a character limit?

I'm building a simple customer support request / support ticket form, and I think that it might make sense to enforce a character limit. Long-winded requests can sometimes be difficult to fill. A ...
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Names for filters that show 1) all non-blank values vs. 2) blank values specifically vs. 3) all values including blanks

I have a basic reporting system when you can choose filters from a collection of SELECT fields. An example of this might be to filter the report by Country. The SELECT field would obviously include ...
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How can I address forms that require many similar interactions?

edit: I just noticed there was a very similar question asked as I was typing up my question, but still hoping for some feedback on mine I have a form that has many inputs. Two of them are very ...
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Is it good UX to right align numerical data in a text field when editing?

I understand it's a necessity when it comes to viewing data in a table or a list that numeric values should be righ aligned. but when it comes to editing the values in a text field, should it be same? ...
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UX/UI Translation in many lanuages

I'm currently working on the back-office of an application, used mainly on desktop. Final users are not necessarily "tech friendly", the interface has to remain simple and clear. I try to design an ...
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Display categories with their respective subcategories

I have the following scenario: This is a website that shows the products and services of a small bakery. It has categories and subcategories of the products and services it has, and it displays them ...
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Proper UX/UI design for image upload and form on android

I am looking for an advice how to properly design a layout for an android activity that should handle the following: car image uploaded from android gallery (up to 8 images). fill in some details on ...
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Date picker - Restricting future dates = bad ux?

Restricting future dates? I'm developing a web form, as being reviewed, i was requested to limit the selection of future dates (e.g. not allowing picking dates after the computer's date) The date ...
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Making a button appear after an action - good or bad?

I'm working on some kind of B2B checkout process for car dealers who buy cars from my client. In the 1st step of checkout, they have to choose between pick-up and delivery. This is what I'm going ...
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Messaging After Submitting Form Where no Values Have Changed

What is the best messaging for when a user submits a form to update some fields e.g. such as in a user profile, etc. but no values were changed. In my situation, nothing gets updated in the DB when ...
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How to deal with with many fields

I have a form in which there are many fields around 11-13(average not constant). Now some fields are required while others are not. My client intends to hide all non-required ones and show only ...
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User list bulk upload option for Enterprise applicaiton

I am working on Enterprise online application. Rather than adding user information by using conventional form filling concept, client has asked us to provide bulk user list upload option in which ...
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a better interface for entering an age range with user-selected units

I am trying to create an age picker and this is the best i can come up with: download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups the dropdown would have years, months, weeks ...
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How to efficiently show lots of profile data in a glance?

We're in the process of creating an International Directory System for our Employees (which would provide details of Employees - summary of their education, experience, contact, and social media ...
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Repeated Approval with Every Edit

I have a web form with a check box. The inputs to the form are very important and any mistake in the form could serious ramifications. There is also an approval process around any change to the values ...
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Custom (and multiple) components are better or worse than native ones?

We have the case of two components for date and timeslot (hour and minutes in quarters of :00/:15/:30/:45). Here is how it looks like if someone uses a single component for each and uses the native ...
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How do you deal with long labels using material design text fields?

I need to convert a form to material design guidelines but I don't think MD has considered how to deal with long labels on narrow forms. As you can see in my example I have 3 pairs of dropdowns that ...
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Form instructions/guidance - first person vs third person?

Consider these two identical tasks, but each with a different guidance prompt: First Person Third Person What are the advantages and disadvantages of each approach? When is one more ...