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Questions tagged [click]

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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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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List of rows that can be clicked once to select, double click to open [closed]

Similar to Google Drive and Dropbox websites, I'm making a list of rows that on one click, more information is shown about the item. When double clicked, the items open into a new page. Is there a ...
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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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Scrolling vs. Tapping on mobile

I'm designing a product detail page for tablet (mainly iPad). Given the limitation of screen size (although the new iPad is bigger now), there are content that's cutoff at the bottom. The requirement ...
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How can I make these buttons obviously clickable?

I am building an installer in VB.NET in Windows Forms, and am currently adding a final few things such as objects on the About and Preferences pages. I know the buttons are clickable, but the user ...
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How to make a map obviously clickable?

Location based Q&A I am developing a location-based Q&A app. The main screen of the app features a map with a search box above it. When the user chooses a location, the "ask" button at the ...
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Should the action be taken after clickout from modal?

Given there is a modal window, and there is a rule, that when the user clicks on element outside of the modal, then the modal is closed, if there is a element with a click handler (let's say link to ...
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Double click behavior

I have noticed that in some cases the action associated to double click happens after the second mousedown and not after the second mouseup(windows desktop for example). This may make the application ...
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One button for two actions

I have a comparison site. On the landing page there are two text boxes which are used for products to be compared, and a button to trigger "compare". If a visitor fills these two boxes, products are ...
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Make entire container clickable?

on the homepage of our site we display an ad container whose purpose is to call attention to a unique feature that only we offer. Currently there is only one textlink on the container that reads ...
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Which pixel on or near the cursor does the user intend to click?

I have annotated the image below with 4 colored rectangles indicating possible cursor click points. Which is the best pixel location to use when deciding which pixel the user intended to click? My ...
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What are the Design Patterns to indicate something has been clicked?

There are different Design Patterns to indicate something was clicked depending on whether it's text (changing the link color) or an image (special clicked picture). I'm looking for an effect that ...
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Will users know to click the top item in navigation menu?

I've got a navigation menu on my website which has several levels of submenu. In the example pictured below I'd like users to be able to click "Services" in the top level menu and go to a "services" ...
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Usage of mouse click or replacing with hover

Is it a better practice to user hover drop downs than onClick drop downs? Enter text field input on hover or on click? check this website hover state was elegantly used.Do check the communicate>the ...
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Quick way to reach the edit form in a wiki: alternative to double-click?

Many wikis offer a quick way to reach the edit form (either inline for a specific section, or on a separate page for the whole article): double-click on the page. For me, this works really well. When ...