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Questions tagged [forms]

Forms are generally used to retrieve different types of qualitative and quantitative data from user input through controls such as text fields, radio buttons, checkboxes, sliders, buttons, or any type of custom control used to collect data input. Form- and field-level validation, error and status messaging, and issues around contextual help within forms may also fall into this category

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What usability issues occur with an application form only showing one question at a time?

My client is thinking about having an application form, with approximately 25 questions. The type of questions will be personal information such as name, date of birth, address, as well as financial ...
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How to deal with an excess of white-space in a CRM UI?

I'm designing a CRM-style interface for nurses to help them manage their workflow, and I'm running into a UI issue where, in most use cases, there's kind of an awkward excess of white-space in the "...
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Should the form used for “editing” a record always echo the fields which were in the form used for “adding” the same record?

I am designing a form for editing some employee records of an attendance marking system. In the system, when a manager is adding an employee, he has to assign the employee to a workgroup. Later when ...
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Value input for several dependent ranges

My system measures events for event sets. The activity level for each event set is based on the amount of events in that set. The numbers in the image below illustrate the amount of events needed for ...
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Are there any suggested username conventions?

I am currently designing a form for a registration to a portal which contains very personal information. I am exploring the idea of having a suggested username(s) to be presented to the user to choose ...
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Should I use a guided questionnaire or forms for new member sign-up process?

I've been tasked with designing a membership join process for a nonprofit. Is there a best practice/process for developing a sign-up process that has multiple steps and also needs to validate the ...
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How can I allow the user to select an amount of product by either volume or quantity?

I am working on a mobile application. It is like ordering app for grocery but in wholesale and not in retailer. So the order is not in 1 quantity, It is in 10000 kgs. Scenario - I am logged in as a ...
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Setting a time interval for an automatic message

I have a form where a user needs to set how often and at what time a certain report is send from the system. The report is created and sent automatically. In the current system the form looks like ...
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What can be the best UX for too many forms

The web platform belongs to hotel industry and this page has too many form while adding guests at a time. Adding one by one form steps is also adding too many clicks so can anyone suggest the best UX ...
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Why there is no “Forgot Email”?

I noticed, if you forget your password, you need to click "Forgot Password". But if no other way while that multiple email address inputs still doesn't work. They don't provide us an access to Account ...
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2 selection buttons 1 preferred but with different input types

I have 2 login forms in the same page: login with username&password, login with emailaddress&password. I separated forms with tabs but 1 of the login forms is always selected as default ...
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Modal page and button click [closed]

I have a modal page with login button. Clicking on the button verifies the username or password. And if incorrect, error messages will be shown while still being inside the modal. But I can not find a ...
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Name for a control with a dropdown, text boxes, and a list

I'm creating a control with a dropdown, text boxes, and a list; it's going to look somewhat like this: The text boxes are fixed (no matter what is selected, it would always be the same text boxes). ...
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Designing a mandatory input field with options

Are there any guidelines on how to present a mandatory input field which can either take in user input or be generated for the user? (Example - A mandatory promo code field which can both take in ...
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How to use input fields that automatically get a value while filling in the form?

Imagine we have an inventory management system. It contains a form where the user can fill in a placed order. The order has some properties like: Date Supplier User who ordered it Total price VAT (...
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Building multiple embedded lists

Hope you can help. My team is developing an internal form building tool that simplifies the creation of complex HTML forms by providing pre-made sections and standard form fields that can be combined ...
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Too large space for input fields

I'm struggling with a form (in Bootstrap 4) which takes the whole (fixed) container width, there is nothing else displayed on the screen. It looks okay-ish on smaller screens, but on large ones it's ...
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What should happen when the user edits the expiration date for a credit card?

The UX for entering the month and year of a credit card expiration date can be tricky. I tried a few services (Netflix, Lyft, Uber) and found they were all buggy. Amazon avoids this by using drop-down ...
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Is having a “Contact us” form in the footer of every page on a website considered good ux?

Inside a footer which appears to be constant everywhere on the website, is it best practice to give this option on every single page or should it be ignored on some?
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Why do some sites block paste on forms?

I've noticed (as I'm sure we all have) several sites which block copy and paste. Many questions and answers on ux.SE seem to focus on a client wanting to protect their content, but I'm specifically ...
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User friendly error message for invisible reCAPTCHA

Lately we've been using invisible reCAPTCHA, and more recently reCAPTCHA v3. Both are hidden and don't require the user to enter a code or tick a box to confirm they are human. So when there is an ...
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Users cannot find the way to key in information during registration

Many users cannot find the way to key in information during registration. With a tracking script, we can see that users just click other places of page rather than the labels or fields of the form to ...
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Studies on Password Double Entry per registration

Are there any recent usability / UX and conversion studies how double entry of passwords while registration a user account in ecommerce shops slows down conversion rate? We try to ged rid of entering ...
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Material Design: Should you use “Selection Controls” and “Text Fields” simultaneously

I know there are always exceptions to a design system. But as a general rule, should you avoid mixing Selection Control and Text Field components? I tend to think Selection Controls belong more in ...
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Template based text with variable values

I am working on a personal project which in short helps self-employed individuals. One of the key features I'm working on is contract creation. The audience I am targeting will most of the time use ...
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Read-only fields in Material Design

I am wondering how to style the fields in a form for users that have read-only access. As per the Material Design guidelines, read-only fields should have a help text stating they are read-only. ...
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Save field on enter press (textarea, text input) - what is the best approach

I'm building an application where I have a shopping list which has name and description. The name field is a text input and the description is a textarea. Currently, the Name and the Description can ...
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Dynamic Form Fields, add remove button UX [closed]

Is it good design if in the below form, in which I require user input, the plus button gets disabled if there is no input yet? I prefer this rather than hiding it but are there any better alternatives ...
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How to handle form validations when the Cancel button can lead into an incorrect state?

I'm designing a set of screens where the user inputs certain data on Screen #1, Screen #2, Screen #3, etc. At the end of their journey they're presented with a final review screen, where the user can ...
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Asking users how they heard about us

When is the best time to ask the user the question, "How did you hear about us?" We haven't fully decided how to best phrase this question, but how do you bring this up contextually to a user? We'd ...
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Is it okay to save data only when user leaving screen?

I'm designing an app that controls a connected object. In one of the screens of the app, the user can activate or disable a nightlight and set the hours of lightning (e.g. 8pm - 7am). In the first ...
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Should you show current state or the state it's about to change to for password visibility? [duplicate]

I'm exploring the idea of adding a hide/show icons for password visibility. I understand we can just use the words "hide" and "show", but if we were to use icons, should its current state be shown ...
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What is the most common color to indicate the input-field is disabled?

as I have been going through different references on input-field designs, I realized that people tend to flip-flop with grey or white background to indicate whether the input-field is enabled or ...
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Asking coordinates in a form

I have a form with geolocation with google maps. Users can input their location through a map modal with a click or through an autocomplete input. Problem is google is not omnipresent and some ...
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Should a Complete List of International Dialing Codes Be Provided or Only A Subset?

I am designing a form which prompts the user for their mobile number. The platform is global and therefore the form should be able to accept any mobile number from any country. Looking at this ...
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How to best improve information density for long, complex forms?

How to layout long, complex forms such that the largest possible number of fields is visible on the page, but legibility is maintained? I am re-designing an enterprise web app where there are a total ...
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Accessibility Guidelines for saving changes to boolean controls in a web app

We currently have some settings pages in a web app where there is a list of controls with checkboxes, so you can enable/disable certain features. We also have a save option below these that is ...
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How to place two controls in a good way

I have no advanced UX experience and need some help in placing one input and one button on a whole screen. Is there any way to do it pretty? There will not be any other controls on that screen.
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How to convey the user that some of the form fields cannot be changed later?

I have a form wizard some input fields. On the first step of the wizard, there are 2 checkboxes which once the form has been submitted, cannot be edited. All other fields can be edited later on if the ...
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What is best practice for large amounts of options in an HTML form?

I inherited an old web app, which includes an HTML form. This form has a large list of checkboxes for a yes/no on selecting counties to receive updates about. Obviously this is not best practice, ...
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How can I show a document preview alongside a form in a responsive way?

My registration form requires the user to input Information A and Information B , which are printed on documents only they have access to. Since I have to make the form responsive for all kinds of ...
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Twofactor fields, email code + authenticator code. One page or two pages for input?

I have a user action that requires both a mobile authenticator 2fa code, and also a copy-paste from an email (a code). I'm trying to determine whether it would be best to have a single dialog view ...
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Prevent users from entering honorifics (Mr. / Mrs. / Ms.) in the First Name field

We have a high-throughput User Info intake form that get thousands of submissions everyday. The form, among other fields, has fields for First Name and Last Name. The form text is translated to the ...
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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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Making a form with excluding fields to search for flights (iOS app)

I am currently facing a UX situation which I'm not sure how to solve. I have a place on my app where I can search for flights inputting either the Airline, Departure and Destination airports, or the ...
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What do you think of Copper's name field solution?

I am have been searching across several CRMs and I have not come across anyone who does the single name field as Copper does. I think it is brilliant and it can solve a situation in a design I am ...
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Better user experience when asked to input frequency of periodic event

So I am working on a form and one of the inputs have proved in user-testing to be somewhat problematic: We want to save the frequency of a periodic event, the event is how often a report is to be ...
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Why do Radio Buttons not fill the entire outer circle?

My question is simple: Why do most radio buttons not fill their entire outer circle? Example of standard radio button: (Unusual) Example of an entirely filled radio button: Is this for some ...
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What's the best way to ask for user feedback about a specific element/section in a website?

I'm working a feedback form for a clinical platform which is used by health care providers (mainly doctors). The website has a patient dashboard where the doctor can see the patients clinical record ...
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I am developing a food applcation for hungry and needy people please suggest me name for application [closed]

Please suggest me names that shows application is for hungry people food.