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the action of a computer user moving a pointer to a certain location on a screen (point) and then pressing a mouse button, usually the left button (click)

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Documenting button interactions

Instead of using "click" or "tap" in my documentation, I use the word "select" to select an option from the menu, buttons, etc. However, I am faced with a situation where ...
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Solving the mouse tremor problem: using a touchpad as a mouse?

I am posting this question here because I wanted to post it on the Super User stack exchange, but has some overlap with user experience. If more appropriate there, please migrate my post. When PC ...
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Is it better to use a tooltip or take the user to a separate page to communicate to them what is doable or not?

I'm working on an app that will be integrated into a video conferencing client. In a nutshell, what this app does is allow participants in the call to share files. The app will have two sections for ...
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Should fields labels also be clickable?

I know it's a good UX practice to make radios/checkboxes labels clickable (because radios/checkboxes are usually a bit small) but I have serious doubts over the practice of also making fields labels ...
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What's the generic term for meaningless interactivity?

We talk about visual noise to refer to profuse, redundant or meaningless elements towards the purpose of the design. What's the name when it comes to "noise" in interactivity? The bottom ...
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How can I make it more obvious that a card view needs to be clicked?

We have a booking platform where users choose different types of activities to do in their area, But when users go to search page only 52.9% of them continue to activity page which made me think that ...
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How can I make it more obvious that a radio button needs to be clicked?

We have a booking platform where users choose different types of activities to do in their area; each activity has many sessions or options, which are listed in radio button groups as shown in this ...
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Odd click behavior where my users are clicking non-linked headings

Issue: Site users clicking the title tag of my website's product pages. Over the last six months a total of seven percent of my customers who visited product pages decided to click on the product ...
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How to communicate that an image is clickable without explicitly telling that it's clickable?

Say I have an image that is meant to contemplate, not to attract click. However, if someone is interested in it, they can click on it to explore more. I feel that having an explicit text saying it's ...
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Clicker Training - Effects when using computer mouse and keyboard?

I am kinda wondering whether the clicking sound of a computer mouse has a passive or active effect like the one used in clicker trainer. In clicker training, a trainer would use a sound cue (can also ...
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Are there any benefits of Click or Tap Volume?

I can't think of any benefit to emit an audible sound when one clicks or taps on a touchscreen or desktop. However, I have dealt with legacy products that have done this, not just on destructive ...
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Is there a technical term for "display-during-click-only"-menu bars?

Some old Linux programs like xfig, xfontsel, xditview expand a menu bar only while the left mouse button is down (pretty unusual) and the mouse is above the menu bar of the program (pretty normal) ...
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Alternative to right-click on mobile

I'm working on a web app that is a recreation of a talent builder for a mobile game. It's a typical game talent tree, where you click to assign/remove points in a node, rinse and repeat to build out ...
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Large Hover Menu/Navigation Menu - Categorically Bad UX?

Due to feedback from a handful of customers that did not understand what our menu icons meant, a hamburger icon was removed from our navigation menu, this hamburger icon was used to expand the ...
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How to indicate to a user that an image/emoji is clickable

I'm building an app where a user goes by an emoji.. that is their "profile name" so to speak. The problem I'm having is that it's not very intuitive that you can tap on a users emoji to get their ...
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Android app: informing users that an image is clickable

I have an Android app. In its help section, there are some images that are clickable and if clicked user can see more information. And there are images that are not clickable. Other than adding a ...
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What's the best way to filter by not-machting results without typing?

Imagine a web application that shows table data with sidebar filters, but it doesn't have a search box. Usually in search boxes users can exclude results (ex. Don't show X). How could a UI perform ...
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Signal to the user that two areas result in different navigation

I'm building an application in which the user can select categories by clicking on the first heading (Leather), the image, or the second heading (12 Novelties). The categories are displayed as ...
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Checkbox list click behaviour

We're talking about a dialog in a Windows desktop application: The user types in one of the text fields, then grabs the mouse and clicks on an item in the checkbox list. What should happen? Should ...
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Does calling users ignorant really increase readership?

It is quite common to see websites advertising lists like "The 10 most amazing ___ you never heard of!" What is common among them, besides the sensationalism, is that they all claim that the readers ...
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How to make items look more clickable on mobile?

I am designing a product detail page for an e-commerce site on mobile. Some of the products have different options with different prices and some of those options have sub-option. So at the end some ...
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Information Architecture - Navigation - Accessibility

Recently I have worked on a dashboard(Web). It is a web enterprise product with a lot of data in each view with 20+ views. To make navigation simpler we made a change view text button with blue color ...
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Should a button with a dropdown always have a click action?

I have one button that offers the user up to ~10 choices. The button label says 'apply as' and the dropdown lists all the possible choices. I have multiple choices on how to design this. As a hover, ...
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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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Better design for a Call To Action button overlayed on a video

My company hosts marketing videos and we are in the middle of redesigning our Call to Actions that we overlay on top of the video to direct users to our client's booking site. I currently have a ...
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Hanging panel after user Click

I'm working on a small language learning app, in which the user can: save text and audio to read and listen later click on a word to add notes and example sentences get some stats per language + ...
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DataGrid: unselect or open details on second row click?

In a datagrid, selecting a row with a single click enables two buttons: delete & open details. Currently, a second click on an already selected row unselects that row. I usually prefer enabling ...
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What's the best way to indicate that text is clickable?

Specifically, the next and previous buttons at the bottom. I don't want to display it like a hyperlink (i.e. underlined and blue). Currently, it displays boxes around the two words on hover. ...
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How should a mouse-over-for-keyboard-shortcuts be designed?

Our toolbar has a keyboard icon on the right, which, when hovered over, displays a large keyboard reference tooltip. Clicking the icon opens the settings' dialog on the tab for keyboard bindings. My ...
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Click anywhere on card to go to next step

[Will it make better experience if user clicks on any part of card and go to next level.As of now user has to click on Company name to open next level,What do you suggest
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Handling a user double clicking on a single click menu item

Our application shows a grid of photos. Each photo has a little 'common actions' area at the bottom (like delete, export). In addition, there is a context (right click) menu that shows all available ...
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When should I combine/separate actions into different screens?

I have an app which lets the user create Live Wallpapers (iOS). You can create a Live Wallpaper from Animated Photo or Video. There are basically four steps: Choose photo (Selection between Photo or ...
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Accessibility: Large click area vs being able to copy text

(Picture and text above borrowed from Sky news). In the example above, you can either make just the heading clickable (example to the left) or the whole piece of text (example to the right). If you ...
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clickable flow control bread crumb vs next / prev button

I have a checkout flow - breadcrumb UI component at the top of my page that looks like this. The labels are different from what have been shown. A form is associated with each step in the flow. It ...
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What should taphold or click-hold do by default? [duplicate]

This question is not specific to language/framework/platform. I want to know (and confirm), what should happen (by default) if a user taps and holds (or clicks and hold). This is more about basic ...
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Relative position for the mouse pointer when dragging-rotating a shape

When clicking in a handle (in blue in the image below) that allows to rotate a shape, you don't always click in the center of it. My question is how do you deal with this (Δx, Δy) small vector (in ...
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Best way to indicate for user to make selections

I need to make it clear as day in as little space as possible that users should make selections then press 'Get a Quote'. Here's my design- Users open to this screen: They click the stars to mark ...
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Best way to make breadcrumb look clickable ( without underline and link colour )

I have a header section that look like this , just below the main header. The breadcrumb is on the left side and they are clickable. It doesn't seem obvious. Initially it was in a shade of blue which ...
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Html "click" effect on mobile browsers

This question touches on "clickability", but rather is about what should happen after the user touch-clicks a surface on a mobile device. Here's a jsfiddle with a clickable surface: https://jsfiddle....
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When clicking outside popup / menu to close, should clicking on other site elements result in action?

Just curious of your opinions on the following subject: User can call up a menu or a pop up window. Then he realizes that this is not what he or she wanted, so clicks outside the menu/window to close ...
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Changing what is section is visible on a page

I have an event with two sections, where after the first part, people will split to one section of the event or the other. I'm trying to put together a details page for each part of the event, and the ...
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How to determine if button looks clickable?

I been making this message box's for my app, and i started thinking about how they presented to the user, if they are dominant enough that the user could easily understand what are the purpose of the ...
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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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Avoid closing multiple tabs?

I'm working on a new approach to my modals that when a user opens multiple modals they merge with tabs for each one. This works great to switch between modals without having to close one or drag them ...
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Is 'click to add' or 'drag and drop to add' preferred by the user?

I am working with a Javascript dockable window framework called Golden Layout for a web app I'm developing. On their site, they have two examples for how to add windows to their framework which are ...
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Clickable button in a clickable box?

There are multiple boxes on one page. And it's not for touch-based environment. Currently, both the button and the box are clickable, and they are performing the same function. Both have drop-shadow ...
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Left-click, right-click, and double click events for web application

I'm working on a scheduling UI that has some actions that I would like to map to mouse-based shortcuts (all functions can be manually performed outside of the shortcuts, as well). An example of part ...
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What action should be triggered when clicking on an album in a media player?

I'm creating a media player with an album view like iTunes : Now I'm wondering, when I double click on an album, should it be more user friendly to play directly the album or to show the tracklist ? ...
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Is it not enough to change the pointer to indicate a clickable table row?

First, I am a programmer, not a designer hence my question. I am working on a project where almost every row in all of the tables are clickable. To demonstrate this, the cursor turns into a pointer, ...
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Should I ever delay handling a click event in anticipation of a double-click event?

I've got an application which presents a list of items (songs) to the end user. Each song is able to be selected and the selected state is represented with a checked checkbox. It looks like this: ...
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