I have a column in a table with each cell being a toggle switch (on/off),what would be an appropriate header for the column? Right now I have just called it as state

  • State of what? The header should indicate what the toggle will do. Mar 31, 2016 at 18:46
  • Each row represents a policy and that particular cell switch is being used to enforce/unenforce a policy. Mar 31, 2016 at 18:47
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    So ... "enforce policy". Mar 31, 2016 at 18:50
  • I would label it Enforce/Unenforce .
    – Mark
    Mar 31, 2016 at 19:37
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    @Mark then you force people to think about what the state represents. Apr 1, 2016 at 1:02

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I guess that comment is an answer

Don't make the user guess with vague, systems-centric labels like "state". If the switch represents turning policy enforcement on or off:

Enforce policy

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