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Questions tagged [checkboxes]

widgets that allow a single item to be selected or not. Usually shown by a square box, with a check mark in it if selected.

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Is there an acknowledged standard for multiple selection with checkboxes?

I'm here to ask you about a checkbox usage I'd like to know better. These are some folders. Let's say I want to select them. What do these checbox different states mean to you? I have to admit I'm ...
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Conditional checkbox [closed]

I have a checkbox with two possible things underneath it. If the box is not checked, there will be a dropdown with different default options. If the box is checked, the user will have to assign two ...
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Does Material Design have a guideline for styling a “select all” checkbox?

I have a list of checkboxes and would like to add a "select-all" toggle. I already have it working, including setting an indeterminate state when some of the items are selected. What I'd like to ...
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Should entire checklist row be clickable or only checkbox and label?

In a form checklist, should whitespace beyond the label text be clickable? Or only the checkbox and label itself? Demo here. choice choice choice
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Are check-boxes OK in app design, or should I be using native switches? [duplicate]

Switch vs Check-box Today I had a debate with some of the iOS developers in my team about the check-boxes I have used on our app. They are very opposed to them, much preferring the iOS style toggles ...
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Placing checkboxes inside of text input fields

Okay so i am currently working on an intern application. One of the tasks is to create a new entry for a specific contact person. After entering all the information, the user has to decide if the ...
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“Don't ask me again” as a checkbox or a button?

I have an optional form that is presented as a dialog box prompting for some information. The user can choose to fill this out and click submit, ignore it this time, or choose to never be prompted ...
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Expectation on double-click

See the below UI mock-up for a standalone PC application with the following fixed requirements: Selecting an item should show its description below the table The user can check multiple items to buy ...
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Is it better to use Checkboxes or Radio Buttons, when there are two or more fields and at least one of them must be filled out to pass validation?

Is it better to use Checkboxes or Radio Buttons, when there are two or more fields and at least one of them must be filled out to pass validation? My concern comes to the validation errors that will ...
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Gmail's Email filter checkbox or radio?

I was just trying to filter the emails I was getting from the particular site and the time when I clicked on filter messages like these and then to Create a filter to this search, it opened some ...
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Should not checked checkboxes bring all results? [duplicate]

Considering I have a filter dialog composed by checkboxes I have a "select all" checkbox above the other checkboxes. When te user comes to the results page, it sees all the results, besides of ...
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How to select a parent checkbox either separately or with children?

In my web-based reporting case, users should be able to select one or more items from an organization hierarchy to show on a report. They should be able to select both whole branches with all subnodes ...
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Shortcut to go from a list of selected checkboxes in a filter to only one selected item

The problem The goal is to offer the user a filter control which by default includes all data But the user might typically want to only show data from a certain continent or a certain subset. ...
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Checkbox regular vs Material Checkbox button

Regular Material design checkbox (see in action here): Checkbox button, seen this kind in few places (example): Which of these designs is more user friendly (and technically correct?) Is Checkbox ...
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Alternatives to Nested Checkboxes

What alternatives are there to doing nested tree checkboxes with hundred+ options? When theres over a hundred options, it gets a bit tough to make it a select with autocomplete. What other ...
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Different checkboxes - OK or NOK?

I am working on one project in the role of UX Designer. Its a web app focused on sales and the most important part are forms. Quite long forms - to be exact. Every form is divided in several steps, ...
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Elegantly make a group of rows distinct. How do I draw users attention to a group of rows in a table?

I need a simple yet elegant solution for making the rows highlighted in red standout from other rows. Description: The highlighted rows are the new rows that the user has not looked at yet. So we ...
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Expectations for checkboxes in (multi-select) list views

I'm currently rewriting some parts of a Windows application and we have a list view (report style) where a user can use checkboxes to select/deselect items. The issue I'm having is when a user ...
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List of item damage checkboxes with severity input

I have this web-app that is being used for intake and conditioning items. One of the pages currently has a list of 30+ damage type checkboxes that you check if the item has that damage. This is what ...
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Are toggles pro usability when used to autofill a form?

I am currently working a UI project and I have to create a payment form for it. In one of the stories the user needs to be able to use his already inputed profile information as the personal ...
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Checkbox grid with a lot of data

I have a checkbox grid available to group administrators that allow them to mass view/change settings for all their users. (Users themselves and their administrator have access to a setting page to ...
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shape used for checkboxes

Since the Macintosch conventions of 1984 (I-312) it's sort of standard practice - apart from the 'X' or 'V' to appear when selected - how checkboxes and radio buttons are shaped. Square shapes for ...
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How to handle subcategories for checkboxes - Mobile App?

So I've got a list of items that user's can subscribe to. Selecting which items you want will be easy; a simple check box will suffice. However, what is a good way to go about displaying the ...
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How to make a long list of settings less overwhelming

We are working on a fairly complex B2B app. It's been in active development for many years and as a result, we've ended up with a bunch of settings that we have to present in the admin panel. It looks ...
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Setting with checkbox and number slider, reduce it to only a slider

I have to implement a number range slider for a maximum width parameter. For example the lowest slider value is 500 and for the highest I set it to a reasonable value of 3.000. First the user chooses ...
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Tabbing order of questions with check boxes for accessiblity

I am creating a page that consists of 6 questions. Each question has accompanying check boxes for the user to choose from. Currently when you use a screen reader you can tab into the first question ...
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Question about indentation on categorized list

wondered if I could get some help with this decision. I currently have a list that gets populated for the user automatically. Within the list, the items will be categorized two ways (again ...
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Is it good practice to have a disabled checkbox which is always selected, to give information during application entry?

I'm involved in a software development project for which an application entry page is required. I received a model for implementation of that page which includes checkboxes which are always disabled ...
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List selection, the default is all-selected

I have a list of brands to filter some products. Users will check some brands from that list to show products only from those chosen brands. The default (unfiltered) is that the website will show all ...
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Replacement options for Checkbox and Radio buttons

In my web application there are a lot forms where I need to use radio buttons and checkboxes. To make the forms look not so boring I replaced radio buttons with toggle buttons (similar to ios) and ...
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What is the best way to contain 20 or more checkboxes in form

In a user input form, a field has 20 (or more) checkboxes which can grow dynamically. What is the best way to show this to the user. Can I use scrollbar on div with fixed height. Or should I display ...
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Do non-technical users understand radio vs checkbox?

Using a circle for a radio button and a square for a checkbox seems like a de facto standard, but does the average, non-technical user actually understand the functional difference implied by these ...
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Accordion boxes add to click total

Hello I have a form that consists of 7 accordion boxes. Inside each accordion are a set of select boxes pertaining to that accordions question.The user has to click to open the accordion and then ...
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Should a “Select all” checkbox become selected if all checkboxes are selected?

This is the scenario: "Select all" checkbox selects all checkboxes, and unselecting that checkbox unselects all checkboxes. If all checkboxes are selected individually, should the Select all become ...
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Combining radio and checkboxes [duplicate]

This might be a technical question or maybe there's a better way of approaching the area but what is the best interaction for asking users to select either an unknown or the specific items.
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Checked checkboxes vs. unchecked checkboxes

I'm improving the usability of an insurance premium calculator. There are a number of major options which will be toggled on/off using checkboxes. Should I check them all on by default and display ...
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Is a circular checkbox bad UI design?

A radio button is normally presented as circular control but more recently checkboxes are also being presented with a rounded border making them look like radio buttons. http://flatlogic.github.io/...
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Usability: Prepend a checkbox on a dropdown

This is regarding a situation where a function can be turned on and off and only have one property. Case: I have a function that displays a title. If the title is displayed the size of it can be ...
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How can I design a 'checkbox experience' for a message/text based bot?

I'm looking to design decent solution for reflecting 'checkbox functionality' in Slack. I'm working on a bot and during the onboarding process I need the user to set some preferences while talking ...
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Header for checkbox

What is the better choice for designing the header for a column of checkboxes? Referring to the mockup, on the left is a label and a checkbox while on the left is only the checkbox. The checkbox is ...
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Better way for users to select a range in a table like structure

I am struggling to find the best UI for contiguous row selection. Each row comprises of a start time, text and an end time. Do you think click and SHIFT + click is still a valuable option for non IT ...
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What are some UI patterns where an option in a multi-select acts like a radio button choice and clears other selections?

Problem Typically, a survey question will ask for someone to select one option or select many. Also, the system would like to clear any choices, if Don’t know is selected. Constraints Cannot ...
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Should checkbox label be styled like an anchor link?

I've struggled to find any sort of argument that supports either of my theories so i wanted to see what the UX community at large thinks about this. Scenario I have an online shop. When you view a ...
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When To Vertically or Horizontally Align Independent Checkboxes

Given a form and a series of sequential checkboxes whose values and context are independent of each other, how should they be aligned on the form; vertically or horizontally? download bmml source &...
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How to convey True, False, No Change to a user editing multiple items at once?

I am designing a tool that allows users to edit/update the fields of multiple tickets at once in a ticketing system. There are other categories users can update besides those listed below. This data ...
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Better Redesign of a pop-up with too many checkbox options

Hello, I want to redesign this pop-up which has 56 choices of features provided by hotels, and I need to insert all of them. I cannot filter them because there are really different things over there ...
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Should we use check boxes or not and select rows on click

We have a CMS like panel where user needs to manage orders. We have table which you can see below. A friend (who is known experienced in UX) says we should remove checkboxes and select/discard rows on ...
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nested checkbox behavior check/uncheck

I have a hierarchical category tree and checkboxes next to each item that allow to enable/disable the correpsonding category. I assume it is an expected default behavior that all subategories of ...
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How to design for preferences when optional and mandatory options are both available?

I saw an unexpected sign up process with the Ghostbrowser beta invite when creating an account, and I wondered what the conventional strategy is when you have to mix mandatory and optional choices on ...
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Large export with many fields

I need a simplified UX solution for selecting many checkbox items (around 50) for export from within a modal window. The idea is that the customer would like to be able to chose multiple fields from a ...