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It may seem forceful to a user who wishes to enter a different information to that which is auto-populated. But for a user who wishes to submit the reoccurring information for these fields, auto-populating is a smart and friendly experience. The best way to find a balance between the two ends of the spectrum, is to leave the fields empty on page load, but ...


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I would not recommend using multi-select (because people often don't know how to use it) or drop-down select (because of the danger that if someone scrolls down while they still have the focus on the drop-down select, it can change the selected value without them realising). This article from A List Apart, Sensible Forms, has some helpful advice and ...


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There are a lot of different considerations involved when you are talking about the 'best way' for a user to enter a value, especially when you have many fields and many line items to enter. So rather than to provide an answer, here are some factors that you should take into consideration: Are you aiming for accuracy or speed because what you gain in ...


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In order to allow data to be entered quickly, I would recommend allowing keyboard input, much like an Excel spreadsheet. Pressing enter or tab should advance to the next box to reduce the need for the user to switch between keyboard and mouse. I would however recommended including up/down buttons in the "goals" and "assists" boxes, to make it easy to ...


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Have you considered using cards to display your data? They're becoming very common with Google's Material Design and can be quite appealing to the eye if styled correctly. Ofcourse placing too much detail in a Card is "against the rules" but it is a viable alternative. For convenience, you can always provide a button which changes the view to display the ...



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