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On Facebook, the like button is a good example for a toggle button. On Facebook's Android app, the like is on a button and it's a grayed when off and highlighted blue when on. See screenshots below. Basically, I agree with them - emphasize the positive and don't mess with users' brains (minimum change). I'm not sure if it's a good way for color blinded. ...


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As an EU, I cannot stand toggle switches. Claim the state or don't use it. "Off" can mean click to turn off, or it means, "It is off now." That's crap. What about color blind people? Highlighting the color in the control to identify its state is not user friendly in that circumstance. All binary decisions should be checkboxes, or radio buttons - or ...


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It doesn't make sense to store or even request the days when the switch is OFF. I would only show the auto archive data switch when it is in the OFF position. Once the switch is in the ON position I would then show the Days to Archive number picker which doesn't go below 3 or above 30. 3 would be the default since it is the safest valid choice.


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Saving an erroneous answer provides negative reinforcement to the user. If the field is erroneous I would set it back to the default value, which in this case is blank. Setting it to the closest-valid-value may seem assistive, but it is presumptuous design and can confuse users. For example the user might have been starting to enter 26 and decided to ...


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Firstly, toggle buttons are somewhat problematic. Although they are a pretty common design pattern on modern touchscreen devices it isn't immediately obvious that one can activate them just by clicking. A user unfamiliar with this on-screen element but familiar with it's real life counterpart is going to try and drag it as we don't click such switches in the ...


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Design priorities can help here. I think a priority here is, let's use the best control for the job. Checkboxes (without labels) are good for on/off states where it's clear what the check/uncheck states mean. Labeled toggle switches give you an opportunity to show what each state means ('on' and 'off'). I'm guessing the best control for your situation ...



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