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Adding a Save button to your auto-saving window would be a bad idea. It would suggest to the user that closing the window without pushing Save would revert the changes — which would be wrong, and highly misleading. Then remains the fact that the users are worried that their changes could be lost. You should add a discreet message saying "Saved" when ...


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I agree with Mark Lakata. I believe your UX simply isn't meeting the client's desire. If you are auto saving and they are still asking for a Save button, then they don't understand that it is auto saving. There are three possible solutions. The first is continued education.. however I don't think this will be productive as they don't seem to get it as ...


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If you have only one button, choose a neutral name like Finish (as @nightning suggests). If you have two buttons Ok and Cancel, then disable the Ok button as long as no changes have been made or if the data is not complete or if you have data errors. Sometimes I have a state indicator (an icon) showing the editing status. Possible statuses are: saved ...


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You should rename as client asks. Believe it or not the average user on the internet are not very savvy and can get confused very easily. Anything to make the message more clear is always a good step towards better user experience. The "Save and close" also serves as a peace of mind so the user is reassured that whatever changes were made is saved. It ...


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If I understand you correctly, you have a window that automatically saves changes for the user as they adjust items. Currently you have a button that say "Close" on this window. Your clients are requesting you to rename this to "Save and Exit". But since the save action has already happened while they're making the changes, the button really just closes the ...



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