A skeuomorphic UI element where a wheel can be spun to change a displayed value.

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On adding fake delay, to, network delays

Consider an app, where there's a function (let's say a button). It results in a network connection to the bAAs (or whatever), and there might be a small delay while the connectivity happens. (I ...
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Single Loader Icon vs Multiple Loader Icons

Consider a page with multiple sections , the content of each section is loaded async via ajax once the user has reached the page. Current implementation demands that a loader icon , such as a spinner ...
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Dynamic tabs or dropdown list for the same view but different data

I have the following scenario and I'm not sure what is the best UX I'm working on an android app where the user is a parent and they are viewing some data for their children (i.e. it's the same view ...
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Android Spinner with many items?

I am looking for the best way to let the user choose one option from a list that might be somewhat long. I was considering an AutoCompleteTextView, but it is important that the user only can choose ...
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Why would I use a validator when I can use a spinbox?

I am currently creating an application with Qt and have found a class named QIntValidator whichs allows to check whether the contents of a QLineEdit is actually an integer or not. This class allows to ...
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In which position does a loading spinner look faster?

I know that if a spinner spins backwards or faster or both the whole loading will be perceived as faster by the user. But what about its position near a text? Let me make an example... Loading ...
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A good way of filtering 3 values

I have a lsi view, which I want to filter by following values: all; items with some property "a"; items that don't satisfy a. For example: all; zero values non zero values filtering with ...
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Choosing two numbers, one with a broad range… spin buttons?

Re-designing a GUI for setting properties like frequency channel numbers, I want to let users choose two numbers. The first one ranges from 800 to 805 but the second one ranges from 00 to 99. On ...
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Choosing between Tabs and ActionBar spinner

I need to show group of objects in two ways: in the list and on the map. I can use tabs or action bar spinner. As Android guide says both modes are acceptable (In Android application, when to use View ...
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Is there a best name for the “spinner” user input?

I like to go look at other peoples examples of interface layouts and design patterns. The other day I went to go look at design patterns for the standard "spinner" user input... ...but found that a ...
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Best way to label picker with multiple components?

I have a 3-component iOS picker where the user picks the section, row, and seat of a venue. What is considered the best practice for labeling the components? I also don't want a valid default ...
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Better replacement for Android Spinner Buttons?

I always wonder why Andoid has those spinner buttons which, when pressed, have the content of the associated text box hidden by the finger of the user. Users will never know when to finish pressing ...
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section header with Spinner (drop down menu) in android using holo visual language

I have a screen that displays section headers. I display 3 section headers in a scroll view. My problem is that each section can change its content based on time intervals. For example, I have 3 ...
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Android: best way for user to choose from 100s of options [duplicate]

I have an android app that needs some UI improvement. The user has to choose a name from a spinner (dropdown), which initially only had about 20 elements. This was fine, but now the spinner has over ...
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In Android application, when to use View control instead of Tab

I develop a shopping application for one company. First time I design to use Tab to categorize product in shop. But I am not sure Ishould use "View control" instead of "Tab" or not. Tab and View ...
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Android: Action bar vs. Toolbar, Spinner vs. Dropdown

Is there any distinction between the key functionality of Android controls: Action bar vs. Toolbar, Spinner vs. Dropdown. To me they seem to be the same and I wonder if there is a reason of ...