Questions tagged [confirmation]

Asking a user to confirm the correctness of input either from the system or from the user themselves

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Why would one use “enter the name of the project to confirm”?

If you're a long-time GitHub user, you probably have seen something like this: This happens every time you do a potentially destructive thing to a repository, like switching its public / private ...
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Closing app via keyboard shortcut — should there be a confirmation dialogue? [duplicate]

There are many ways to close apps: mouse-and-click on an 'x' somewhere, choose "Quit" as a menu option, keyboard shortcuts (ctrl-w, cmd-q, alt-f4 etc.) I notice some apps I use ask me "Are you sure ...
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Best place to show a confirmation modal in a purchase flow

So, I'm working on an insurance ecommerce and would like to get input on where to show a confirmation modal. Let's say I am in the summary page, and there's a "Change Plan" button to choose another ...
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Popups default focus on button - best practice

Do we need to auto focus on any one of the buttons inside a popup? Since, some users prefer keyboard to interact with the application. For example: Confirmation popups in destructive actions like ...
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Is this cancel button needed?

In this UI it is possible to type in text in an input box, press Enter and the text would get converted into a tag visually (and in JSON). After the tag is typed, the cursor would be ready for the ...
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Is there a need for a confirmation button on a multi-select comboboxes?

Is there any reason we should include a confirmation button on our multi-select comboboxes? What are best practices for the design of these controls? Mouse Functionality: Clicking outside of the ...
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Survey Confirmation - Emphasize the question or the answer?

I am putting together an online survey, and am designing the confirmation screen that appears just before the respondent submits their answers. I have limited formatting options, but feel that ...
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Confirmation message for a batch operation that has been stopped

When the user performs a batch operation, an overlay appears with a progress bar and a 'stop' button, that allows him to stop the operation before it ends. If the user stopped the operation when 10 ...
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How can I avoid triple confirmation modals

While at the supermarket a while back, one of the actions the clerk performed on the POS had a triplet of confirm modals on it, literally: Are you sure you want to <action>? Again, are ...
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How to encourage the user to check details before submission

I'm upgrading a legacy financial application which requires users to re-enter their password before a transaction is submitted. I need to remove the password check since I'm migrating users to a new ...
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Action Sheets then Alert Box Delete Confirmation Issue (iOS)

This is regarding the user experience issue in iOS, iPhone. User comes to the first screen, which is the action sheet with a more button on a previous page. There is only one option which is delete ...
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Sending confirmation email to survey participant [closed]

When a participant finishes their survey, I would like to send them an email confirmation that they responses to the survey was successfully saved. I'm kind of stuck at the write-up of this ...
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How to Handle User Email Confirmation After User Becomes a Paying Customer And Doesn't Confirm Email

I'm rebuilding my "confirm email" system when a user signs up or changes their email. Websites like Facebook require an email be confirmed each time it is changed, so I have implemented the same. ...
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Confirming cancellation [duplicate]

We have recurring donations that are able to be "cancelled" (meaning to cease its continued billing, not delete it from the interface). There is a button on our interface called "Cancel". When they ...
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Justification for adding confirmation page in transaction website userflow

I've implemented a web form for users to request a transfer or withdrawal of funds they have deposited with our service. Our financial person, who handles most finance-related customer support, is ...
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registering to an account by an sms link in a mobile

It is well known that when using email for registration, one puts a registration link inside the email. It is also known, that when using a phone number (SMS) for registration, one uses a registration ...
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Confirmation of user input: inline button or popup/modal?

I have a few instances, where users can cancel filling out web forms. In the current design the web site will open a modal in the center of the screen (which is mostly not, where the original cancel ...
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Confirm dialog with optional checkbox

I am working on a web application where I need to display an alert. In this alert, clicking on "No" will hide the alert and clicking on "Yes" will remove the selected element (in example). I would ...
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Delete Confirmation and submitting on enter

I have a delete confirmation dialog with just text (no input fields). At the bottom of the dialog there is a button that will process the task. From a user experience point of view, should I process ...
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Is it a good idea to add a confirmation step for an affirmative action

I am building an application that allows a user to Add a task Review a task Delete a task It is common to add an additional confirmation step for "Delete a task" as this step is not reversible. I ...
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How can I prevent people from pretending to be a business and registering account under their name?

I have a website that allows restaurant owners to register and list their menus. I think I should somehow confirm that a registered account is actually completed by someone associated to the business ...
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Conditional webform: Yes no, if yes extra data

How would you design this? Last tetanus vaccination: [YES][Then they fill in the year] - [NO] Or more something like this: Do you have an example how to design this? Thank you! Demian
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Can layout size vary when user changes tabs?

I have been working on a project where I had a case of showing a different set of data (different views) in different tabs. So I had to change layout size in each tab according to the dataset. Is it ...
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How to have a better wording for the meaning of “confirm column to show up”

I'm designing data table project, here is pop-up confirm window. Any suggestions on a better wording for the meaning of "confirm column to show up"?
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Confirmation as two buttons replacing one with previous interaction

Recently heard an idea to show confirmation buttons directly in place of an element(button), that had interaction, that led to confirmation. The question is should the button be replaced with or ...
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How to prevent accidental button press?

We have an app that logs tasks of workers and they're able to indicate the start / stop of the task by clicking "Start" or "Stop" (like a in a stop timer). This "start / stop" time must be accurate (...
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Best way to handle new user registration when email verification is required

I'm building a new web app that requires email verification. I'm looking to all you UX experts (I'm more of a back end developer) to guide me. So, the user has just signed up. I'm taking them now to ...
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Is there away to Use Label Text instead of popup confirmation Message?

On Mobile app, I am going to try to decrease and avoid user clicks. My idea is to display text (some words) on same page and use a label instead of using a popup confirmation message. So, what is the ...
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What is the purpose of the 60-second shutdown timer in macOS?

What's the purpose of having a 60-second timer for the shutdown dialog in macOS? Why automatically shut down the user's computer if they leave the dialog box open?
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Good way of confirming potentially dangerous action in web-based app?

What is a good way to ensure that a web-app user does not make a potentially dangerous choice or recognizes that an undo is necessary? Scenario (anonymized): Red pills must not be sent to color-...
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What is the opposite of Cancel?

I am working with order page. When the user presses on Cancel Order button, he should choose one of the following: Cancel order. (opposite of cancel) order. (this choice means don't do anything with ...
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Should you always confirm sign-out in a mobile app?

Is this necessary as it's not a critical action but I see it in a few apps. If so, what are the reasons behind it?
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Doubled form validation button (iOS)

I have asked myself this question a few times lately. Should I put a validation button at the right-hand corner of the header and another at the bottom of the form ? The right-hand button is useful ...
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How to ask users to confirm/verify customer contact details

Background Our application holds data about customers, including their addresses and phone numbers. Our users are employees who need to find information about our customers. The customer database is ...
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Should an operation pause while a “Confirm Cancel” dialog is on the screen?

We have a long sync operation in our program that shows a progress bar and gives the user an option to cancel. When they click they cancel button, they get a confirm dialog saying "Are you sure you ...
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How can web interface for resetting programmatic access keys protect users from accidentally repeating the action?

There's a web service for data processing. It has two interfaces. One of them is a web interface for users registering, paying with PayPal, etc, it uses regular username plus password authentication. ...
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Designing warning/confirmation dialogue box

Currently working on a design which will prompt a dialogue box with confirmation message. Just some background on the design, when user attempt to add or delete data from a grid, a dialogue box will ...
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Tradeoff between immediate changes and confirmations

I am developing a system that helps auditors complete a security review using a checklist. Here's a snippet of the UI: The current UI only saves the changes to the server when the user clicks save. ...
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Is it ok to show confirmation dialog on pressing Cancel?

There is a page, which can be edited by the user, and there are two actions - Save and Cancel. Would it be appropriate to show some kind of alert, once the user accidentally pressed Cancel after ...
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Language alt for “Are you sure?”, when you can't provide an undo/“don't show again”? Success rate of alts?

Are there other, more common ways of phrasing this? I know its better to have undo, but in this case we can't (yet) have undo, or "don't show this again". Does anyone have experience with results for ...
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example of customer survey in the confirmation page

i am looking for some examples of customer survey in confirmation/thank you page in ecommerce website, Where customers asked to fill a survey after the purchase compilation. Example : Apple thank you ...
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“Complete” indication that doesn't insinuate “correct”?

I have something like a multistep wizard plugin, except that you can freely switch between any step in the wizard, once a selection is made from the bottom choices an overlay appears to signify a ...
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Confirm cancellation

I have a window, where the user will have to chose to cancel or save. First: I have some people in my office saying that when you click on save the window will not close, but you will get a ...
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Why can't you turn off your iPhone with Siri?

With the help of Siri (voice interface), people can have a call, add tasks, have a search. I give a command for turning off my phone but Siri said that "It is beyond my skills". I tried again and Siri ...
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Why should “cancel” and “confirm” button have the same size?

A lot of UI Framework provide 2 different types of buttons: 1) The first one: a sort of confirmation button 2) The secondo one: used as a "cancel" button The UI of the two buttons could be different: ...
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What is the max limit of acceptable characters/words in a confirmation box button?

For example, if I ask a user Would you like to send an email instead of print to save paper? Yes, send email and save paper No, take a print
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Confirmation dialog button wording

I have an iOS app sign-up process that is very, very lengthy. I implemented a button to cancel the process (there are reason why this might be necessary, for example to go back to the login screen). ...
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How to describe what UX Developer does?

UX is often related to designing so it is more acceptable when people mention UX Designer to deliver wireframes, prototypes user research and more. What about UX Developer? How does both of it differs ...
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Asking for Password After Email Validation?

I do not want to discuss the pros and cons of email validation, but want to know if there are potential downsides (security and otherwise) to user entering his password only after he has already ...
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Is confirming an action using a second click on the same button a good idea?

I'm working on my first (mildly) significant web app, which comprises multiple pages and a modal dialog for entering/editing/deleting information. One view displays a tabular list of objects and ...