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I guess there is no clear answer if there are standardised easings. The type of easing is depending on what additional information you want to provide on current interaction in the current context. So for example: Interaction is removing a item off screen. When the item is of high importance, it has more "weight" and is "more sticky" to remove. When ...


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What are the reason arrows are interpreted as direction? Is this a cultural thing or is there something profoundly intuitive to it? I think it’s actually both so the answer is two fold: Arrow - Intuitiveness Intuitiveness is directly linked to affordance or rather perceived affordance. Norman thus defines an affordance as something of both ...


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Normally the folder navigation / selection and naming of a document are presented on the same screen. Something like this layout: The default file name is pre-populated in an editable text field that the user can edit if they wish, or leave as is.


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Visually, the tapering form of an arrow also justifies its use to indicate direction since the visual asymmetry interests and guides the viewer's gaze along itself. The biggest thing in common between arrows represented like this →, ▶, ➢, or much more abstract shapes is the taper. Why does the human eye naturally respond to this particular asymmetry/taper by ...


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The Android example you provide shows 'spatial inconsistency' relative to the device edges, but spatial consistency relative to the content: the 'clear all notifications' icon is always in the same place relative to the list of notifications. The choice the UX designers made here was not between 'icon always in the same place' and 'icon always in a ...



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