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iOS: Delete/Upload button position

My iOS app (for iPhone and iPad) has two main screen with two buttons each: A table: Clicking on one of the cells opens screen 2; with Upload & Delete button Detailed screen with more information ...
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Handle the behavior of user deleting their current workspace

I have two main routes /projects (where the user sees a list of its own projects and can create and delete multiple projects) and /project/:id (where the user can manage its current project). A user ...
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Confirm Dialog after swipe to delete

I am building an application where I have a vertical list with cards and I want to delete a single item from the list by swiping left. Nothing wrong with this, right? Well, these items are "...
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Where to place buttons to customize a navigation list (reorder/add/delete)?

I have a subpage with a navigation list. This list can be changed by the user. The user can reorder, add or delete categories. This function is rarely used by clients, mostly only when they first ...
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What is the best way to combine a dismissible card with a collapsible panel?

I'm working on a checkout flow where a cart summary panel appears on the right hand side of the checkout form. We want the user to be able to remove a product, but due to legal and compliance reasons ...
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Revoking an invite - should confirmation banner be red or green?

I'm working on a feature where a user can send/invite other people to their organization: The user can opt to revoke the invite. Once this action has been done, I'd like to display a confirmation ...
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Delete value in a modal

I have a page that contains a section that has a button for the user to assign a contact. This button will bring up a modal that has a field where the user can input the contact's name. Adding a ...
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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 best handle a modal with multiple tabs and buttons

We have a modal that is used for an action to Add an item and Edit an existing item. It also has a button to delete the item all together. I am trying to determine the best way to handle the button ...
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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 ...
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what do you think about that comment delete screen UX/UI?

we have an android app that lets you share thoughts with friends without revealing who you are. It's in developing processes now! I designed comments delete screen, but I'm not sure it's good for UX. ...
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Snack bar or confirm pop up. Which feedback is better when users delete their message?

When users delete their message on the chatting screen like slack message thread, which feedback is better among snack bar and confirm pop up? When I delete a e-mail message from Gmail, snack bar is ...
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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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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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Where should I put the delete button?

I have a sidebar which shows all links that users saved. Since it's just a sidebar, I want to keep it as simple/clean as possible. Thus I use the cross icon next to the link for deletion. Option 1 ...
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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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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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Should "Yes, delete it" be red, or green?

Designing an interface for a CMS (Content Management System), I stumbled upon a paradox and I'm a bit confused about what to do and why to do it.. Context Before deleting an album, the user is asked ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where to place a delete button in a modal

Currently in our application we have tables of information that give you some of the most important data and them we have a view more link that pops open a modal dialog and gives the user all of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...