A friend of mine works on a tool allowing visually presenting ideas and she asked me how it should let users go back to any changes made previously. Firstly, I told her to just provide History and ...
We are in the middle of an endless conversation* in the office : Should undos have a timer before disappearance or should they be displayed until next action? In our discussion, closing or changing ...
Imagine for the sake of simplicity I have a web app to-do list, where each item is a line and has a check mark near it. When the user clicks the check mark, the task is then "done" and the line fades ...
download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups The convention for a 'Select All' checkbox is simple: if blank, click to select all. If ticked, click to de-select all. ...
We're developing a plugin for some web-based application. Our plugin somehow enrich the functionality of the hosted application and uses some of the provided UI for certain functionality like adding ...
Possible Duplicate: Undo History - Why limit it? First off, this seemed like the best spot as Undo is a de facto user interface requirement for any editing program. For school we use ...
In a sovereign desktop app with multi-level undo/redo (ie Photoshop, Word, etc), would being able to save and restore the undo history of a file with the file itself be a good thing or a bad thing? My ...
I am planning adding an undo/recover mechanism to an existing application, and I am looking for ideas hwo to present it to the user under pretty ugly restrictions. I've found a few particular hints, ...
The next release of our [edit: java] application will allow users to delete and redact text that they've selected, based on right clicking and choosing one of those options. Unfortunately, we haven't ...
Why do most applications have fairly limited 'undo' history functionality? I've been caught out on multiple occasions (granted its technically my fault) where I've needed to undo a number of changes ...