In mobile, using a simple right chevron in a list item, most people globally understand clicking that element to bring them to a new page.
But with modals, the standard launching platform/object tends to be a button. But a button is ambiguous.
I'd like to use a chevron within the modal's launch button, but that feels misleading since you're not actually going to a new page. Is there a better symbol for conveying opening content in a modal?
In particular, the type of modal I want to use is the style that Airbnb uses:
@EvilClosetMonkey I'm not sure if this still applies to this article since it feels less like a dialog, yet still has the animation and see through background that lets the user know they haven't truly left the current page.