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Do red “destructive” buttons hurt accessibility?

My organization currently uses red buttons for destructive actions, e.g. Delete A or Revoke X. I'm wondering if this hurts accessibility, given that our primary CTA buttons are blue and our secondary ...
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Deletion: Require two clicks instead of confirmation?

I have an idea regarding deletion buttons... The usual idea is to either present confirmation modals or allow undoing. My idea to avoid accidental destructive actions is a little bit different: ...
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A mix of single and bulk delete

I'm working on a UI that will allow users to save thousands of records. They also have the ability to organize these records into Projects. In the main records screen, we allow bulk delete - ie: you ...
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Best solution for deleting records

I'm working on a UI that contains thousands of records organized into folders. Users will have the ability to organize these folders - ie: Delete, Rename, Give Permissions to users, etc. I'm ...
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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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How to reduce ambiguity between the use of 'Remove' and 'Delete'?

This question came up while I was reviewing some UI design concepts. I was thinking about what the difference is between the word 'Remove' and 'Delete' in an application that is used for creating and ...
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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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Common way to put delete “x” link for tag input

Does anybody know why it is a common way to put "x" link to delete a tag on the right side of the tag? I got an opinion which makes sense, that placing "x" on the left could help with quick removal ...
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Should deleting a post also delete all of its comments? [closed]

Imagine a website where users can create posts, and other users can comment on these posts. Example: Q/A website, StackOverflow, or Reddit. Should deleting a post result in: The URL of this post ...
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What is the best practice for “delete” buttons in material design?

A lot of design systems/ style guides define red as the color for "delete"/ "erase"/ uninstall/ error buttons. In material design, I didn't find this specified. So, what is the best practice? I ...
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How to word the message before “Undo” button?

In our web-app's ui there's a few actions you can undo. For example, you can delete messages or comments. To do that you click delete next to it. Then, there's a message that informs that action was ...
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Should user be allowed to delete attachment that is required?

If attachments are required in a form that can be saved as a draft, should the user be able to delete it or replace only?
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What should the sequence be for Download and Delete buttons?

I have two icons for each row in a table: Delete and Download. But I feel the Download button should be before the Delete button. Please help me to understand what the sequence should be as per ...
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Are there a standards around time intervals for automatically purging an application's trash?

I'm designing an enterprise desktop application where the user will be able to send folders and documents to the trash. Are there any standards that suggest an optimal time to automatically purge ...
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Increment or Add/Remove Buttons

I'm designing a software and the first version was designed by my client. During a presentation of the progress, he asked me why I removed the "Increment Buttons" (not sure if that is the right name) [...
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Expected behavior when deleting tile from feed

Scenario: I have a tile based UI on screen. Each tile is of same height and width. The screen acts similarly to feed. New content is added into feed. User can scroll vertically to view next set of ...
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User requested to close account, should they be 'forcefully' logged out?

From a purely UX viewpoint: User clicks on 'Close my Account' After requisite begging to not close and their persistence, the account, on the Server is 'Closed'. What should happen on the UI after ...
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Is it ok to replace Trash button with Done button during editing? (iOS)

This image explains UX of my app: There is a view where the user can type a text. User can delete a note with "Trash" button. When user touches the view application switches into the editing mode and ...
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When should an 'archived' or deleted row disappear from a table?

Rather than show a confirmation dialogue when someone wants to archive a project (each row in the animation is a 'project'), I've decided to immediately archive, with the option to undo. My question ...
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Swipe to delete (but not archive) on Android

My current project includes a list of messages plus a message detail view. Three modes of deletion are requested (no other actions, like "reply", are possible): Detail view: delete icon in the ...
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Should we always allow users to delete data even very crucial ones?

In an app, there are certain data that are crucial, for example, transactions or consultations that has a long history. Should a user be able to delete this record permanently and just provide a ...
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How do I delete multiple chats in a hybrid chat Application

I am designing a Hybrid mobile chat application. I am trying to find ways to delete list of chats. Android: Long press to select multiple chats and delete. iOS: Tap edit, select multiple chats and ...
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Where to put focus after deleting an item in a list

This is an accessibility question: Screen Reader users can interact with a list of items, something like that: item1 delete item1 item2 delete item2 ...... ...................... ...
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What is the expected UX behaviour when you delete your account from a service?

The "Delete account" option in our product is really just a unsubscribe from the service option - the user is still able to login to the system but no longer has access to the actual service. My ...
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Is there an obvious way to signal that an action leads to a confirmation?

For instance, a "Delete" button leads to a confirmation message of "Are you Sure - Yes / No". Any tips to make people aware of the fact that clicking on "Delete" isn't a final action. EDIT: I ...
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One Page Design for Save, Update, Delete, List Functionality

I have a design question: I want to make save, update, delete, show the list of a certain data (for example name). I have done a design that can be in 1 page. But I do not want it to be too ...
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Edit-Delete on index tables

I'm redesigning an admin portal. Right not we have A LOT of index tables with Edit-Delete buttons exposed on the table. Some of the team members want to change the pattern: remove the edit-delete ...
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Is Tap-n-Hold more intuitive way of asking confirmation in case of destructive action?

Related to this answer by @nuwa Tap and hold to perform certain actions. You might have noticed certain actions such as "Delete" are available once you tap and hold an item. This itself is a ...
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Is there any way that multiple select can be applied to deactivate or disable random member in a group? [closed]

Is there any way that multiple select can be applied to deactivate or disable random member without affecting the group which is also can be deactivated?
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Select from option list and apply action

I have several labels that are associated with text, e.g. Default : Text Label1 : 123 Label2 : 456 Label3 : 789 The UI for this is currently structured as follows: [Default ▾] [Save] [Save as] [...
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Can 'delete' button be in enabled state by default?

Is it not a good practice to show the "delete" button in inactive state until the record is selected? QA has posted a bug stating that the customer wasn't sure how to delete the report. QA's ...
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Deleting an item with unsaved changes

I have groups that contains a list of articles. Previously when deleting a group we first popped up a dialog asking if the user was sure he wanted to delete the group. Then if the user had made ...
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How to intentionally make an action difficult to do?

How can I 'hide' ('minimize'? not sure of correct terminology), or otherwise de-emphasize a certain action? I'm working on a desktop app that has code management features and we want to make pushing ...
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What should happen after soft deleting a record?

Scenario as follows, example is an online survey (policy is to not hard delete anything): You open a survey from the survey list. On the survey, for admins only, there is a special Tools menu in the ...
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Disabling command vs error message

In the diagram editor I am developing users can delete most of the nodes in the diagram, except a central node that is treated specially and can't be deleted. To block the user from deleting this node ...
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Android Swipe View, Delete a page

I have an Android application with a swipe view. The user is able to add pages with a floating action button. But I cannot figure where to put the "delete this page" action. I have a floating action ...
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Delete confirmation dialog within a modal!

Any suggestions on what is the best way to get a confirm delete dialog within a modal ? I don't think open modal on top of an other modal is the best way.
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Deleting multiple items in a shopping cart efficiently

My boss is insistent we need to build functionality to allow users to delete multiple items out of their shopping cart at once (e.g., checkboxes, with a "Select All" button/link, and "Delete" at the ...
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Position of a delete prompt?

In our software, we have a delete prompt where the user has to confirm a deletion. What is the better approach to show the prompt? Centered in the window: In the near of the pressed button:
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Should “Deletion successful” confirmation be red, or green?

What color should a deletion confirmation message be? This is related to the question Should 'yes, delete it' be red, or green?, but different because this question asks about a passive confirmation ...
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Are there established patterns for delete confirmations other than the typical modal?

I'm trying to find out if there are some semi-standard ways of handling the "are you sure?" confirmation logic when a person deletes a record or item. The typical options are: Show a "Are you sure ...
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Would it be good to place an ADD option in a filter panel?

I need some help over here :-) I have a results page with filters to refine results but my users might need to add new criteria to get more results. My question: Is appropiate to have filter and ...
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Deletion: Confirm or Undo? Which is the better option and why?

Which one is the better option and why? Delete with Confirmation [The action cannot be undone] or Delete with one click [And provide option to Undo]
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What is the best way to indicate the user that the edit can also lead to delete?

I'm sorry if my question may seems confusing, let me explain. I'm building an app (http://uncovr.it) and here's a page details : You can edit the name of your instance (here, Prestaddons) by ...
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Is it ok to have two buttons with similar functionality?

I am currently working on a system that involves removing sections of an application and rows in a table. Do you think it acceptable to have one remove button and one cancel button (x icon) which do ...
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What is the best way to display an icon for removing the row in a table?

I am designing a system where users need to be able to delete a table row. Originally I had a 'remove' button, but that has now changed to an icon in the interest of saving space. I have used a red '...
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how to show multi delete in a list view in an ios app

i want to delete multiple row in a list view. how should it be designed? Swiping the row and showing check boxes is a good idea?
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Position of file delete button

I am designing an android application showing a list of files and folders, something like dropbox or google drive. My question is; when a file is selected should the delete option with share and tag ...
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Delete permanently or temporarily

So I'm in a situation where I need to have two features for a list/grid of items: Remove an item for just this session Remove an item permanently I think a x or trash icon would be fine for the ...
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“Delete” key position on android

I wonder why the "delete" key is now located on the top part of the keypad screen. I can see that both for iOS and Android. I remember that few month (or years maybe…) ago, this was more often located ...