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Entry representing a particular day or a range/group of days.

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Show two set of dates in a chart for comparison

I'm working on a graph that compares two date ranges, but based on the feedback I received, there's some confusion. It appears that the graph is being interpreted as spanning from January 1 to January ...
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Should each month tick be at the first day of month, or every 30 days?

I am making a chart with a time axis. This axis can have yearly, monthly, dayly, or hourly ticks, depending on how big the timespan is. For monthly ticks, I'm in doubt as to where should the ticks be ...
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Whats a better way to group dates on a form

Looking to improve a claims form that claims assessors to review and approve in the insurance industry. One of the comments the user mentioned was that dates related to the claim was all over the ...
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Does dynamically updating the date to 'today' on a website affect user experience?

I was quite surprised a few days ago when I visited the latest HTML specs from W3C (they moved it to a new website and URL, but it's official) and saw that they had been updated on that very date. I ...
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Scheduled vs actual dates & times on a table

I'm designing a "Deliveries" page for a B2B web app. Users can see their deliveries on a table and filter, see the details of each delivery, and export. The columns of the table are: ...
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Show included dates in a matrix/table

I’m stuck on that problem since last friday. I work for a white-label company. My task here is to display multiple date ranges concerning cancellation fees based on the number of days before the ...
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Mixed past and future events in one list?

tldr: Has anyone ever seen a list of date-specific items, sorted by "distance from today" regardless of whether they're past or future? Detail: I have a page showing two lists of online ...
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Calendar displaying 2 months but user has to select only 1 day

I'm designing a desktop form where users have to select 1 day from a calendar. It's a reservation process for restaurants. I've been suggested to use an existing calendar component that shows 2 months ...
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Most user friendly way to select a time slot when booking a table

I'm designing the table reservation process for a website with multiple restaurants. After selecting the day, the user has to select the time of the reservation. The restaurants have multiple shifts (...
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Which date separator would you say is best for numeric dates? Slashes (/), hyphens (-) or dots (.)?

All numeric dates can be separated with slashes (/), hyphens (-) or dots (.). Which of these would you say is best to use for writing dates as well as displays on your product? Slashes (2023/01/11) ...
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How can "down arrow" mean "increase"?

I've been 30+ years in IT and for me down arrow always mean: decrease (volume, value), subtract, move backward etc. Pressing the down button on the left or right side of any mobile device means volume ...
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Should users choose the "from" or the "to" when selecting past dates in the date picker?

I'm designing a date picker that allows users to select a date range from the past to retrieve past records. In travel or booking date selectors, when selecting a future date range, the first date to ...
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Displaying a date range with labels, what is the best practice?

So I have a date range, for example: 21-05-2022 - 27-05-2022 Bear in mind that the date is in dd-mm-yyyy format. So my user wanted to add the "Start Date" and "Due date" before ...
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Date range and predefined values, tips for userfriendly and productivity

I need to add a date range to a filter. I would like fields being quick and userfriendly and I've thought in a combination of predefined ranges and manual input. I mean something like the image below....
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Prevent date input after certain value - revert to last date or leave the "wrong" date

I'm working on a date input field that should restrict the user from writing a date that comes after a certain date - to exemplify it: the user should not choose a date after 15.03.2020. This date ...
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Same date for multiple Date inputs

I have a HTML Table with just two columns. ` Order # Date <tr> <td>12345</td> <td><input type="date" id="row1"></td> </tr> ...
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Time field that can be used as both a Duration Field and a Start Time Field

I'm making a recipe app. When adding an ingredient, I need a field that can be used to specify the time that the ingredient must be added, OR the duration it must cook. For example, I can add onions ...
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Visualize Date gaps and dates overlapping

A part can have one successor or multiples successors. A part can also have one predecessor or multiple predecessor The problem we have we want to quickly be able to view which part has which ...
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Which Timezone to show the user?

Our application runs on servers that might sit in another country. They will process money transfers from banks and each transfer might origin by a different user from a different country. The ...
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Display date suggestions as dd/mm/yyyy or DD/MM/YYYY

I have found a lot of posts regarding how to display the order of a date (MM/DD/YYYY vs DD/MM/YYYY) but I haven't found any regarding how to display a "This is how your date should look" ...
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Date Range Filter Standard

Has anyone encountered Date Range Filtering Standards in any business areas? What is the best practice in Date Range Filtering, V1 or V2? What could be some better options than this?
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Best representation when we need users to pick only Sundays of every week as date

I have a date input field and it should only display Every Sunday for next one year for user selection. How can we effectively design this?
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Designing a financial date filter page for reports

I'm currently trying to make a user friendly date filter, where users can enter a custom date or select a date, e.g. Last Year or Last Fiscal Year etc. I've tried looking for a design for similar ...
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What is it called when you use a phrase to determine a date?

What's it called when you can use English language to explain a date? For example, on today's date... the user enters the quoted phrase and it = the date: "this Saturday" = Saturday, ...
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About reversal from "Thu, July 23" to "July 23, Thu"

My app needs to display dates in a shortened form. Each dates needs to include the day of the week as well, but I want to put more focus on the date itself. So, I'm considering a reverted version of ...
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USA date format best practise

I am working on a table that displays dates by using USA format. I was wondering which format below is more legible or usable - I guess there's a slight difference between these two, but I was ...
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User expectations when measuring durations (relative time periods) around Daylight Savings Time (DST) transitions

My app will show a duration between two points in time. Durations can be short (e.g. 2 hours) or long (e.g. 3 weeks). I'd like to show the exact duration in friendly, human-readable terms, e.g. "3 ...
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How to best present end date to the user? Inclusive, exclusive, 23:59, something else?

In our app you can select a start date and the app calculates the end date (we're talking about subscriptions here). This is from midnight to midnight, so the actual points in time are, for example: ...
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Localisation of MM/DD/YYYY prompt date letter abbreviations

If a website is localised are users always going to understand that D = Day, M = Month even though these abbreviations are English abbreviations ? (global site, joe public users )
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Right way to display a list dates from the past, current and future, but show the most upcoming first

So usually when displaying a list of things the answer is ascending or descending order. However as the most important item is somewhere in the middle this doesn't work. Displaying the list ...
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How come people are confused I asked user is the day 05/05/05 or 05/05/05 or 05/05/05? [closed]

I just don't know why can't they answer a simple question, which date format are they using: 05/05/05 or 05/05/05 or 05/05/05, why can't they answer it? Here's what I mean, why can't they answer this, ...
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How to display Timestamps which are unambiguous?

Problem: I need to name log files in such a way that the file name is unambiguous to humans. My initial solution was to go from largest to smallest unit with zero padding each unit... ...
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Select a single day/time (appointment) from a pseudo-calendar with minimal ambiguity

I have a website that lets the user select a specific time on a specific day, like "2PM on Wednesday July 2, 2019". I've tried a number of options, but they all seem clumsy. A multi-row ...
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Best way to show error in a Date of Birth field

I have an input for Date of Birth, but I not quite sure what error I must show if the user enters a future date. I already test it out with Invalid date of birth but it's confusing.
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Date-time data entry in local time for daylight savings time "turn back" transition period

I have an application in which users can enter tabular data such as: start | value ------------------- | ----- 12:30:00 27/10/2019 | 0 01:30:00 27/10/2019 | 1 02:30:00 27/10/2019 | 2 ...
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Accept either a day, a month or a year from the user

On my website, users can provide a source to a blog post. This source is dated. I'd like my users to provide either, a day (format is dd/mm/yyyy), a month (format is mm/yyyy), a year (format could be ...
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How to display - unknown values (date)

My product is a condominium management software/app. My app will allow condominium management staff enter and display a period of time in which a unit will be empty (i.e. resident of the unit goes on ...
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Is there a name for X Day of the month?

Im working on a form for a feature for a report that can have its frequency scheduled set by the user. One of the requests from our product owner is that the user is able to set frequency by a monthly ...
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Representing an action which occurred on a previous/next day

We are creating a UI for a timeclock system, showing workers clock-ins & clock-outs which make up their "shifts". Something we didn't take into account was worker's shifts can take place over ...
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What term works best for unset start/end dates in a range?

I'm rendering information about the date range (or period) that a report was generated from. E.g. from July 1st to August 31, 2018. Report Period: 2018-07-01 - 2018-08-31 However either the start ...
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Converting from 2 year capture to 4 years without a 100 year?

Any tips on how to capture a full year age when converting from two years to a four year digit? Without asking for manual input? The problem I think lands specifically for a 100 year age. E.g. if ...
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How to organize a big list with many choices

We have a situation where a user can select between multiple predefined dates or choose custom dates for reporting purposes. I'm struggling to brainstorm a flow of how to layout it on a way it ...
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Is there a standard date format that expresses Quarters?

What date format would you use to express a quarter, that is still recognized as a date format? For example I have spreadsheet of rows with a date column with dates in YYYY-MM-DD format. I want to ...
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Would you rather have the system to auto correct invalid date input, or an error message saying you need to correct it?

What do you think would be the preferred way of handling invalid date input on a desktop GUI? Let's say the user needs to set a date range, e.g. for a search. And he sets the start date to 2018-06-...
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Best Practice for indicating part of a week textually (specifically contiguous days)

I realise I'm probably splitting hairs here, but I feel like there should be some sort of convention or best practice for this situation, but I haven't been able to find anything online, and I can't ...
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In tables should date/time/year in table be left or right aligned? [duplicate]

I would like to know whether the date/time/year should be right or left aligned in data tables/table? Some articles mention right align, while some left align. Is there any standard followed ...
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How should I handle age verification in signups?

I have a website where the minimum sign up age is 13 years old. In my sign up form there's a datepicker for selecting their age. The user would enter their date of birth, if they turn out to be below ...
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Showing days, weeks or months since a given date

I'm writing a mobile app, in which users can record a date for something that happened in the past. On the main screen, they can see the date they saved, and next to it, the number of days since this ...
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Should a calendar date picker widget show leading zeroes in the selected date and month?

In many -- possibly most -- calendar date picker widgets for U.S. users which display the selected date in month/day/year format, leading zeroes are shown when showing a single-digit month and/or day ...
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Mobile datepicker UX

We are implementing mobile datepicker and considering 2 options: Vertical Scroll Horizontal Button Change Which is better UX wise?
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