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A visual element that shows dates organised in a structured manner, often to allow selection of a date or chronologically group information.

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Availability Calendar UI/UX Approach

I'm currently working on an availability calendar where the users will be able to see the available slots of a tutor that he has previously set. Users can book a lesson by clicking on an available ...
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Calendar display options issue

On the website of a client we have a calendar of events with quite a bit information in addition to the date and place. It looks like this: It's a jssor static slider The user can see/go to the next ...
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How to show user timetable's items width do not necessarily match with time

I am currently designing a timetable for a web app which will show appointments as they are scheduled. Problem is, as I think that in order to make the user understand the scheduled appointment ...
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How to display week numbers on a chart's axis

I have time series data visualized on a line chart and want to format the x-axis accordingly. I wonder what format to choose in English if the data is aggregated by week. In German i would use "KW x". ...
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Month calendar day sequence convention

I noticed that many "month calendars/date pickers" start with Sunday and end with Saturday in the header - Is this a standard in the western world or is it a convention or is there any reason behind ...
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Date or Time From/To

I have a filter that allows the user to specify a date/time from/to within one field. The field has a popup calendar that enables date selection and right below the calendar, still in the same pop up, ...
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UX pattern for two people to agree a date/time

Background: Freegle allows people to give away things they don't need to other people nearby. Part of this involves agreeing a date/time for collection. People do this by messaging back and forth, ...
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Best Practice for indicating part of a week textually (specifically contiguous days)

I realise I'm probably splitting hairs here, but I feel like there should be some sort of convention or best practice for this situation, but I haven't been able to find anything online, and I can't ...
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Events list or calendar view?

A client has asked for a section to be added to their website that shows information about regular events taking place at their venue. There is just one venue, and all events they want to include take ...
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Problem with conflicting schedules

I work in Home Automation space, and I am trying to create a feature where the user can create multiple heating schedules for the rooms in his house. For example, bedroom temp at 16 degrees from ...
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best way to depict up to 17 different entities in a calendar (week view)

I'm developing a week view of a calendar for scheduling 17 different venues (river boats as well as physical locations like banquet halls) for a client who specializes in providing venues for weddings,...
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In an RTL language, in what direction should calendar days go?

These are two alternative layouts of a calendar on a hebrew-language site. Hebrew is written from right to left. Should we display the dates in the same way that the language is written (RTL), or ...
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When does the first week of a given month start?

I wish to display a bar chart showing weekly revenues per month. A week is defined 12:00 AM Sunday to 11:59 PM Saturday, and I want to display full week values (i.e. not just revenues for 7/1 for ...
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Where to place buttons in calendar web app?

A few years ago I built a web application for my wife that allows her to keep track of recipes, add them to a calendar, and create a grocery list from a specific range of dates. I'm doing a facelift ...
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Usability of “agenda” view vs “basic” view for calendar?

For web-application time slots scheduling (slots are of 1-2 different durations 15 minutes-1 hour mostly, not arbitrary, no overlaps), basic CRUD, no drag-n-drop rescheduling, there maybe lots of 20-...
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How to show time-breakdown × availability from multiple parties in Web App?

I'm designing an scheduling application and I would like to know what's the most intuitive way to display the info of time-breakdown × availability from multiple parties. Below shows my current ...
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Accessible web calendar overview that's screen reader friendly

One of our accessible-savvy dev.teams are building a new web interface to a booking system. It looks and acts pretty much like a web calendar interface. In this very first iteration, we'd like ...
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Calendar date selection patterns

If user needs to apply leave with a combination of AM, PM and full day leaves...what is the best practice or pattern I can follow?
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Navigate from monthly to daily view in a dashboard

I need to provide users a way to view data on a dashboard on a monthly basis or daily basis. It should be possible to navigate back and forth from daily to monthly view. The users should also be ...
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Color guidelines for blue and orange website [closed]

What would be the good choice of colors to put on my calendar day buttons so that the user will easily identify what is done, skip or ongoing. For now I use the orange as default button color, blue ...
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Display non-consecutive months in a calendar

I'm working on a mobile-first interface where users will be able to choose a range of dates. Most users will want to use date ranges occurring in the near future. However, there are users who will ...
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Stuck - Bus fleet schedule calendar

At my job, I need to create a calendar that shows the days and time slots in each day, and in each slot, I need to show what are the buses that are out each day, who are the bus drivers etc. This is ...
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How to note that a ticket price is not the final price?

On an e-commerce site we are developing we have a calendar presenting minimum tickets prices, but the final prices will include additional fees. Our client asked us to add a clear note above the ...
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What's the rationale behind e-mail clients containing calendaring functionalities?

Many e-mail client programs contain calendar features. Since I rarely ever use any calendaring features I fail to see how e-mail and calendar are related. To me it feels like calendaring is a ...
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Display year selection dropdown in a calendar

I have a calendar control which currently has "Previous Year" and "Next Year" button to switch years. I want to improve it, as most of the time a user has to go 3-4 years back. Currently, I plan to ...
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Interactive calendar/date picker with sparsely selectable dates?

So basically the problem is that I have a rather long (4000+) list of dates going back about 30 years, of dates for which a user can select data from that specific date. Its somewhat sparsely ...
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Rolling calendar view - choosing a start date

I'm currently building a web app that allows users to register as course attendees. Obviously, one can't register for past courses, and we would like to prevent registration in courses beyond two ...
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How do I design a beautiful 6 month calendar view with 15+ event types?

I have designed a calendar web application at my work, and it has been well recieved. So well that multiple departments of my company has adapted it, and requested their own categories for their ...
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Calendar event with unspecified end time

I'm developing an iOS app that stores details on events. There are input fields for event date, start time and end time. None of which are required. There is an option to add these events to your ...
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Styling a calendar with/without border lines to help users pick a date

I imagined that this would be a topic covered on here or on some other place on the internet, but have struggled with finding the right key words or any sort of literature on the calendar. I would ...
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machine-readable and human-readable text representation of a recurring schedule

We're working on an "import from Excel" feature to speed up bulk data entry, especially when moving data from another B2B system into ours. Of the 20-ish fields we'll be importing, only one of them ...
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How to list event details in a calendar card display and filter events

I am re-designing a recruiting events calendar that will display each event in a card format. Here's a bit of background - recruiting happens in a two month time span, so a full month calendar display ...
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Improve display of booking and rooms

On campus we have some large electronic boards (see the image below) displaying 6 rooms. Each color represents a seperate room, and shows when that room is booked. Does there exists a more user ...
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Booking Calendar UX/UI - Approach

I am attempting to think a responsive design for a booking calendar which allows booking of available slots. In general, calendar UI's have time of the day as a vertical arrangement and days of the ...
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Should date pickers for meetings offer the ability to schedule a meeting for 0 minutes?

For example: The End time picker in outlook and google calendar allow to schedule a meeting/event for 0 minutes. Is this a real use case? Why would anyone schedule something for 0 mins? Does anyone ...
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Differentiating the “device” calendar from online calendar services when asking the user to add an event

I have an event for users that they can add to their calendar. So, users are given multiple options of which calendar program or service they want to add the event to. However I am having trouble ...
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Click and drag vs. two clicks to mark period on calendar. Which practice wins here?

I'm working on calendar app and we have a debate: What's the best practice to mark a period: Click and drag - like Google Calendar and AirBnb or 2 Clicks to mark (first click starts the marking ...
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On a fullwidth/mobile view master calendar, should a day with no events be removed or collapsed?

User Expectation on a Master Calendar I'm a web intern retrofitting the master calendar page of the University I work for. We're updating the site for responsiveness (yay!) after a long spell of not ...
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Display numerical value associated with each calendar day in month view

What is a good way to show a numerical value associated with a date, and make sure the date and value aren't confusing? For example if a user wants to see how many meetings they have on each day of ...
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Distributing iCal links as best practice for the end user

Our organization's main calendar page is comprised of a collection of 20+ Google calendars. These calendars are subject to regular change so I do not like the idea of people downloading and importing ...
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How to make a UI for calendar with vacancy?

I am building a website for a tour company. There is a tour every day and the maximum number of participants is 20. 1) How would you show the dates with with taken+available places that there are for ...
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Best way to represent “add to waitlist”

I could use your advice on a UX issue. I'm working on the UX of a system for scheduling appointments. Showing something is either available or not available is easy, but I want to give people the ...
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Reverting selected dates in the date-picker?

I am currently working on the BI app with data reports (that are tied to financial year), and to set up a report, users have to select the time range for the desired data. The question is, when users ...
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Is a close call to action icon desired for a calender dialog?

I am using a modified version of the jQueryUI datepicker (http://jqueryui.com/datepicker/#buttonbar). My actual implementation can be viewed at http://jsfiddle.net/mmw834ms/12/embedded/result/. Per ...
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How should user unselect a date from a calender?

I am using jQueryUI's datapicker modified with the ability to select the time (http://trentrichardson.com/examples/timepicker/#basic_examples). Instead of having an input for the date, I wish make it ...
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User's availability calendar - what is the most intuitive way to allow them to complete this?

I need to allow users to complete an availability calendar. Very basically, they'll either be available or unavailable on a given day. I don't need to go any deeper than days. However, I'd like them ...
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How do we show custom holidays in calendar?

I wanted to show custom holidays in the calendar component. I am already displaying Saturday and Sunday in gray color. Now I wanted to show two other categories of holidays which are real banking and ...
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Pop-up overlay in a calendar?

We have a calendar page in our web application that displays appointments (we know all users and train them), optimized for the following use cases: Add a new appointment (by clicking the time) ...
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Cycling status links

Our web application has a calendar page which shows details of appointments. We train all users, but they are generally not tech-savvy. These appointments have one of several statuses: open ...
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In a calendar app, is there any reason force both start and end times as opposed to having an optional end time?

If I have an event with an unknown/variable end time, such as a dinner party or dentist appointment, I would assume it makes most sense to not put in an end time at all for that event. But is this ...