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If all fields are mandatory, then you do not need to put asterisks next to everything - just put a message at the top of the form saying all fields are required. When you click Save you still need to do field validation and report fields which have not been completed.


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Top message The message at the top is a great way of informing users and works towards error prevention. As I understand you're question, it is not however an alternative to validation. Validation still needs to happen. Asterisks (Red) Asterisks are well known by users (they are a convention). But when you have a large form, all those asterisks (especially ...


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This is the designed I used for showing allowed characters :


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Use inline validation when the user enters the url: You don't need to clutter the interface with massages. Only show this message when they've encountered the error. Also, you can show the characters that are not allowed instead of those that are allowed because it is evident for most of them. Characters like / ! @ , | are not allowed due to security ...


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If you have a feature to input the user's URL, you need to make sure it accepts any reasonable input. Disallowing valid, common URLs for security reasons is not going to be a good approach (from the question it appears that a URL with a ? is not allowed, which isn't acceptable in my view). Because this isn't something a user can just change. You will ...


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I work on an SaaS platform with similar forms to the one you described and i don't necessarily agree that users automatically interpret disabled fields as, "This value makes no sense in this configuration", especially if there's a value in the field. In my experience, disabled fields that contain a value indicate that they're not editable, but the ...


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It is possible to distinguish between uneditable text and locked fields by placing a small lock-sign symbol against the form-field. You can enable a hover and describe why you are locking that field or simply state that "this field is locked" Check my https://moqups.com/tapa8728@colorado.edu/yjB41GXd for a mockup. Based on your design, you can choose to ...



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