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The benefit of keeping the default outline focus indicator is that it's well understood and does not rely purely on colour, which makes it accessible to users with difficulty recognising changes in colour. That said, it is acceptable to remove the outline and replace it with a different visual clue. The relevant WCAG guideline is SC 2.4.7 (AA) which also ...


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Use icons when people know what you mean Icons for expected actions aren't a bad thing. They will save space, but they aren't technically the most "minimal" solution — that would be text, since you remove the extra layer of translation. Don't violate expectations If you do go with icons, you need to make sure they are the expected ones. Yours are ...


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Button vs Link Links usually navigate away from current task/context while a button leads to an action within the current task/context. In this situation I am assuming the user is uploading a series of documents into there profile/folder so clicking back wouldnt take them out of the task of populating the profile/folder. I would say this button is a ...


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I designed a system providing similar functionality recently. I created a colour scheme and hierarchy for primary, secondary and negative buttons. All negative I placed in red, primary were in green and secondary were in blue, all had active and inactive states. What really matters is the context that you are providing for a user, if what you use is ...


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I would consider back a secondary feature of the page. As long as the placement is consistent and the style isn't conflicting with page level actions I would opt for the link as you've suggested.


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Having that many icons repeated for every row seems wasteful and confusing. If you expect a user to want to apply an action simultaneously (or in quick succession) to many rows, many applications use a single column of checkboxes to select rows to be acted on and then one set of separate buttons to choose an action to apply to selected rows. Another ...



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