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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 ...

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What is the best form of wildcard indication in UI?

Can anyone help me figure out what is the best way to represent that wildcards are allowed in a field? Also, is there a best practice to represent 'enter exact match' as well? Thanks in advance.
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Sign-up and Log-in for two different sets of users

TL;DR / PROBLEM SUMMARY Business users should only sign up and login with the email/password option using their work email address. They cannot login with social login options. Personal users can ...
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Generate a list with a input form [on hold]

How can I generate a list with a input form? I was thinking of a component with a input form and a button to add the input in a list. But I don't known if there are a better solution...
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Getting a UK postal address

What is the bare minimum information needed to determine a user's full UK postal address? From: Address line 1 Postcode there is generally enough information to determine the user's town, city and ...
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Label width in horizontal forms

In a horizontal form, each label and its corresponding form item are in one line. To make these labels aligned properly, they must be of equal width. Then what width should we choose? There're at ...
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Alternatives to modal dialog for simple forms

I have a button that pops a simple modal form. The form takes a name, description and has a save button. I am not a fan of having a button to the left of the screen, a dialog that pops in the center ...
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Radio button which includes a text field. Should I add a label?

I'm currently adding a new section to a form which consists of two radio buttons, however, I'm struggling to decide if I should include a label for the sake of clarity. Above both of the radio buttons ...
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Best way to indicate usage of 'points' to offset an amount?

I'm having a bit of a dilemma on how to properly do the interface for using points to offset an amount. Let's say I have 5000 points in my wallet. Of course, I need to indicate that I have 5000 ...
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Retaining a value after hiding and un-hiding a field

We have a screen when we hide/disable a comment field based on a value in some dropdown. For some values of the dropdown the comment is shown, for other values it's hidden. For example, imagine a ...
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Should we ask for area code or just the country code?

When asking for phone number (open to international users), which is better? Have a separate field for area code. Let them choose just the country code and let them type in whatever comes next (area ...
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One check for “meta”

My site has a form where you can select a Stack Exchange site from a drop-down-menu. Every site has a meta, and including a "Meta X" option for every "X" in the menu (I think) is redundant. To make ...
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Add/edit panel that slides up from button

I need to display a pretty simple data entry/edit form, two fields and a save button. I don't like the idea of using a modal dialog as it appears in the middle of the screen, far removed from the ...
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Statistics on whether users save and come back and finish an account opening application?

I'm redesigning some account openings for financial products that have fed regulations requiring many many fields and am skeptical users take the time to decide they can't finish then click 'save for ...
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Data Validation - Positioning

I have discovered that users are struggling with signing into our site due to data validation. Currently, the system has this logic: Wrong email/ID = display error Wrong password = display error ...
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Best way to ask frequently used infromation?

I have a requirement for a web form (desktop) where user is asked to enter "Three Frequently Dialed Numbers (Last 30 days)". What would be the best way to handle this? Three different input fields or ...
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Displaying report based on data table selection

First, hello to everyone since this is my first post in ux.stackexchange.com. Now to my question: Right now I have really simplistic view containing a search input + button and a jQuery datatable ...
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Gated content: Asking users to fill in a short survey(2-5 questions) before allowing to download a free product

We are currently working on updating our website. all products we have require a user login as they all communicate with our cloud. So to use any of our products users will still need to sign up for ...
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Which is better button input or form input?

I understand that technically they are the same thing, but from a visual UX point of view which performs better button input vs check box? Has there been any thorough research done around this? if so ...
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Controls for to select from large numbers of options on forms

I would really like to know about any support people have come up for contexts when large amounts of data (millions of options) have to be selected from on form controls - such as multi-select lists (...
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Where do users most often expect the submit button on a form to be?

Has research been done on where the most "expected" location for the submit or primary action button would be in a form? I'd clearly assume at the bottom of the form, but what about it's alignment? is ...
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How can I improve the experience of filling this form in? [closed]

I have a web form with several buttons - for saving/restoring drafts & also a submit button. It has the capability to display alerts when drafts get saved/restored. In the screenshot, an alert is ...
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Should I clear form data after a new form is selected?

In my web app we have an area where you can choose the type of "query" you want (left block) and then you see the selected form with the fields in the right As you can see, 'Risk' field may appear a ...
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Multistep/page form navigation best practices?

I think that making a multipage form navigation is not so simple as it seems, especially for next/prev buttons. Generally, within a multipage form (for example a cart, but in my case I've got a HUGE ...
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Design dilemma: how to show maximal amount of controls in a clean way

We are trying to improve and modernize the design of our desktop, dialog-based application: If I look at the examples of modern user interfaces they all look pretty, but contain just a fraction of ...
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Is it okay to disable a radio button in a group of 2?

I have an option menu where one of the options is a simple group of 2 radio buttons: Now in certain conditions, the 2nd option is not available, but i was wondering if it's okay to simply disable a ...
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Minimum and maximum height filters

I'm building a dating website and one of the search filters is for a person's height. A user will be able to select a minimum and/or maximum height. By default these will be set to "Any". Since the ...
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What are the differences between “Remember me” and “Stay signed in” functionality?

For my understanding: "Remember me" We store password and username without login. User clicks the login button and is logged in. "Stay Signed in" We store password and username with login. ...
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What should be the content of a post submitted form validation message

Say I have a form, I submitted it, and received an error. While each field with error is marked in a red frame and has an icon, and mouseover shows the exact reason for this error. should the ...
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Should fields be hidden if another field could appear in between?

I'm making a form which will have various yes/no answers. In response to the user's action, the form might display more fields. Some fields will always be displayed. For example (completely made up ...
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Best way to tell a user what a form is for?

I'm designing a form, and my client hasn't made a FAQ or any type of documentation. Nor do they want me to make one right now. So, how can I tell a user what the form they're filling out is for? The ...
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Should I add period after yes/no answer in survey?

Have you ever make a survey question with answers like Yes, with coke Yes, with beer No With this kind of choices within a form, should you add a period after the answer? Or just leave ...
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Multiple Steps WITHIN a Multi-Step Accordion Form

I'm designing a multi-step accordion form flow for a package shipping process. The users fill out their "to" and "from" information easily in separate accordion sections, but the third section ...
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UI issue for Add, Edit and Delete experience

First question on UX, so let me know if need to add more details. I have a budget module where user can add budget detail and later they can edit those detail. Budget Add Page So this form is ...
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Patterns for designing a “chooser” site

I've been tasked with building a "chooser" website which helps users find a service (or maybe more than one) that helps them solve a problem, in a domain they're unfamiiar with. Problem The basic ...
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Radio buttons with a long label in a small space

I have 5 radio buttons among which the user can choose: DTP, MMR, POL, HIB or HEP B and a small space in which to show these buttons. The problem is that the labels are not very explanatory. If the ...
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How can I replace 3 cascading dropdown menus?

I have a big form where the user must select a category and a location, each have 3 levels, user must select the first option that enables the 2nd and then the 3rd one. Each dropdown have at least 5 ...
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Put large table and form on one centered layout

I'm currently developing a quite complex and growing website that has centered layout. These are some of the layout rules: Table width are 768px in default, but if not possible (overflow) the table ...
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What's the best way to inform users the results of their UI selections before they make the selection?

For example if a user is going through an online request form and must choose from a long list of industries, forms, job roles, types of jams, whatever but some of the items result in a different UX ...
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error handling in existing system

I want to add error messages to an existing system, the problem is that there is no designated space for them How do you suggest to handle errors? What I plan to do: Paint the frame in red Add a ...
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Placing related controls on a page

I have been designing a page in WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) wherein I have two combo boxes, the first of them contains a list of categories and the second contains a list of sub categories. ...
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Deselecting an optional radio button in a form that mixes radio buttons and checkboxes

The issue I'm working on a form which currently has three radio buttons. Originally, we chose radio buttons as we only wanted a user to be able to select one option. o Option 1 (Default selection) o ...
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Forms: distinct fields and masks (dates, phone #s) don't support copy/pasting

This is Business Banking Application form - very long, several pages. It's an agent filling out the form for a client, so they are trained and fast. It is not their personal data, it's the client's; ...
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Forms with conditional sections - Accessibility

Business banking space. I have a very long form, broken into multiple sections, across several pages, with Save, etc. We only support Eng and Fre as languages. But the business could be anywhere, so ...
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What is a good UX for a Single Select Dropdown with an All option?

I saw Should multi-select dropdown/box have an "all" option? but it is different. This is for a Web UX. EDIT: This is a form that generates a report. The user chooses from a list of "...
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Phone number click to call on desktop?

I'm designing a web flow in which one of the outcomes is to call our support team. On mobile, this is simple enough as pressing on a phone number triggers the alert below. However, I'm not sure what ...
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Change or not field focus after autofill next fields

There is a form with following fields in following order: Zip City State Phone When user enter zip code fields city and state got auto populated based on zip code user entered. The question is it a ...
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Should I require starting name with a capital letter in form

I'm part of a team developing small web app. I'm responsible for frontend part of it. We've got form with inputs for user name and last name. Backend guy made a regex that requires name to be at least ...
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Getting large amounts of information from users

Say I have an app that requires a lot of information or insights about our users to function, what is considered the best way of going about this? Thinking about forms, they would be too large and ...
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How to do address autocomplete right?

I'm working on a webshop that wants to introduct automatic address completion using googles Place Automcomplete API. My main focus is usability and getting it right isn't exactly easy. My main ...
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Tablet form design navigation: Up/down or left to right

Im designing a long tablet form and trying to decide on the navigation. My intuition is telling me option A in the attached in the right approach. It feels like one long form on one page vs. several ...