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3answers
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Did the default positions of OK and Cancel CHANGE in Windows or web browsers?

I've seen the arguments about where things SHOULD be. But my mind tells me that OK and Cancel have "switched places" on either one or both of: popular browsers Microsoft Windows My mind tells me ...
1
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1answer
84 views

Password protected content / Modal dialog or submission form up-front?

I'm working on a page, where a portion of the information is going to be protected by a password. Would it be beneficial to have text that says "Please enter password to view content" right up front ...
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7answers
876 views

Color of destructive primary button

In our app we use green buttons to signify primary actions (located on the right, but that's a whole different discussion) and grey buttons to denote secondary actions ('Cancel'). For example: The ...
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2answers
216 views

How big is too big for a modal dialog?

My devs are currently working on a form that appears in a modal dialog- it was pretty big to begin with, but now they've added some fields and it's hanging off the screen- now they want to adjust the ...
2
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1answer
493 views

lightbox (modal box) VS Inline Editing for a profile screen

what can give to the user the best and easiest experience, when editing their profile in a web site, practically we have three widely implemented options: 1 - Fields form and submit button: this is ...
4
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1answer
173 views

Display form on page, in modal or separate page?

I have an application where users choose assignments to try over the coming days. When they choose an assignment, they state what they expect the outcome of the assignment to be. I'm not sure whether ...
3
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1answer
487 views

Use of Modal Dialog Box for User Sign In

The site that I am working on has a signed-in and a signed-out state. We're in the process of implementing a soft signed-in state (e.g., remember me on this computer). Doing that requires users to ...
4
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3answers
1k views

Should edit details form be in a modal dialog or directly on the page?

I'm building a site that users can login and register on and on the Account Page I am implementing the Edit Details form. My question is, what would be best: the form be right in the page or in a pop ...
244
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12answers
44k views

Should I use Yes/No or Ok/Cancel on my message box?

Semantically, the Yes/No buttons are roughly equivalent to the Ok/Cancel buttons, but in general what would you recommend to use? Should I always use Yes/No or always use Ok/Cancel? Or does it depend ...
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6answers
787 views

Wizard or Tab ?

When I want to make an input dialog with lots of input field, do I need make the dialog in wizard style or tab style? Any suggestions?
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4answers
1k views

Should Dialogs be avoided in modern applications?

I have used a few dialogs on the last system I designed. The application was a business application with many database tables and I used many datagrids to show data. It was common that I placed a ...
11
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2answers
522 views

Should there be a difference in the relative sizes of the buttons in a confirmation dialog?

I understand the idea behind having the more likely to be used action on a page slightly larger or in a different style in order to guide the user to it (for example having a button for save but a ...