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Questions tagged [controls]

an object used to operate a physical or virtual device. For questions regarding how to present and implement controls for a particular interface or interaction.

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What is the name of the control shown to users with tips, tutorials or other messages usually in a lightbox?

Is there a specific name to the control that is shown to users of web sites/apps that is usually a modal window or lightbox that generally displays content like: Tips Guided walkthroughs Important ...
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How big should an analogue stick be on a mobile game?

I am developing a mobile game, for fun, and am adding an analogue stick to control the main character. It looks something like this: I am hoping to get some advice on the appropriate size and ...
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Placing toggle controls in title bars

What are the pros and cons of placing controls in menu bars? This is an example from a Linux desktop environment: I've personally found the placement of the controls in the title bar unexpected, ...
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How to show a segmented control and multiselect buttongroup at top of a list

I'm struggling on how I can present the following to my users and that they understand how it works: In a desktop app, we have a 'Recent' phonecalls list. This list shows all calls that came in and ...