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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 messaging, and issues around contextual help within forms may also fall into this category

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Page to select similar products to Batch

I'm looking for a good UI suggestion in creating this page. From the above picture, as you can see there are two rows with same Model No:( B2FR150-150CF8Q1 ) others are different. I want to select ...
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Create Routes from tasks

In the admin panel, I have the ability to create a game using a multi-step form. There is one game type that gives the user the ability to place tasks on the map and create a routes from these points. ...
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What are best practices for registration process?

I'm designing an mobile app. There are 4 input fields that users must fill all to complete the registration. Those are full name, email address, password and username. First, I thought placing all in ...
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Concerned that listing "other" may mislead when displaying ranges

In the image below, you can see below the blue line 4 options. I am creating a step by step wizard where I try to minimize the amount of user typing required by adding in clickable buttons to collect ...
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Progressive Disclosure: Checkboxes vs Switches

I'm designing a web app that has forms where the user can turn features on and off with switches. When certain features are turned on, the form displays additional fields/controls that provide ...
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Should closing the dialog clear its fields?

I identified as the most preferrable strategy for user not to lose their data implementation of confirmation/discard dialog when exiting original one. I expect a few more form dialogs to emerge in ...
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Validation for if all fields are required when an optional field has a value

I have a form that has an optional username/password input but when either the username or password has a value it causes them both to be required. Not sure how I should approach this? So far the ...
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Set an optional field to a fixed value

I've got a edit form in which the user can change a number of properties from an item. In certain conditions, there is an optional time field which the user can set. But it cannot be set to an actual ...
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Should hitting the ESC key close a modal that has a form?

Typically, when you hit the ESC key, that closes a modal. But if this modal contains a form that the user needs to fill out, that would mean that hitting ESC (sometimes, inadvertently) closes the ...
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Is it ok to use text area for multiple subjects?

When user is answering question with radio buttons that opens new more specific questions. Is it bad idea to wrap those questions in one text area? In my case user want might add multiple "...
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How to solve the "Set a password"-step problem in a really user-friendly way?

I'm an advocate of lesser cognitive load process, moreover when this process includes lots of forms and steps. I think we all are at some point. The password step by itself if usually full of pain ...
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search inside a dropdown or dropdown with a search for new set of option that user has to pick

what would be the better approach for an interaction which involves search inside a dropdown, where the items of the dropdown maybe new to the user and we need to show them upfront so the user can ...
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Copy Value From Cell in Column A to Column B And Vice Versa

I don't know how to exactly describe the Problem with words. I hope it is self-explanatory what the UI does. I can think of two variants of the Copy-Arrows. I am looking for User-Studies or at least ...
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Pattern for a form state/content, after an update data fail

Usually when there is a form on a website, a user fills it in then saves it. If the saving operation fails, is it considered a good UX practice to retain the entered form data? (Since the user shouldn'...
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How to undo selection in optional select

The case is that the form contains select which is optional and if user selects one option from select but wants to undo that, should list contain blank option or "none" option or how this ...
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How can I improve a Bulk Upload interface?

I need to do some sort of form for bulk uploading information, which will then be converted to a data table for individual editing. The thing is I have some setbacks because of the way it was built. I ...
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How to deal with browser navigation in multi step form with validation

I am not a designer nor UX person. I am implementing an application which has multi-step form. Imagine that in this form some steps (screens) need to be validated before person can proceed to next ...
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Highlight missing form fields one at a time or all at once?

A form has many required fields some of which have been left blank. When the user clicks the submit button, there is functionality in place to highlight the first required-but-empty field by giving it ...
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Position of "required" asterisk in forms

Recently got into a heated discussion with my product manager about the placement of an asterisk * used for required fields in forms. He claims it must be positioned before the word, I say it must be ...
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Form alignment with numbers in B2B (integer)

i have a business application (desktop, no web). Different values ​​are entered in forms. These are then displayed in tables (grids). Numbers are displayed right-aligned in the table (as in Excel). ...
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Checkbox alternative?

I have a problem to design a form. I know that : Radio buttons are used when there is a list of two or more options that are mutually exclusive and the user must select exactly one choice. In other ...
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Best way to pick a calendar week + year

I have sub-navigation underneath my main website navigationbar. I want to display a set with calendar weeks (1-52/53) and the years (2019 - 2021) where use can pick. Because 52 week options are a lot ...
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How do I handle lots of optional inputs in a form?

I have a form with 11 input fields - Some are dates, some are text, some are range sliders. 5 of the inputs are optional. Tagging all five with the "Optional" text looks really clunky. Is ...
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Help with writing a survey for clients to rate my UX performance/contribution

I'm writing a survey for internal clients at my company to rate my performance on the UX services I've provided. The survey is going to contain a rating system on a scale from 1-5 (and N/A) in the ...
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Multiple languages quizzes. Should user's submitted answers be displayed in the new language if user switches language?

If a user has submitted an answers in a quiz, then switches language, should that answer be displayed in the new language or should that question appear incomplete?
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Redesign large form for better ux

I'm having to redesign this horrible thing, into a neat digestible form and workflow: (I moved the picture after the main question because it's sooo long) The (web) form is about providing meta data ...
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Slider and Input for same Value - Should both be tab-selectable?

I'm working on a form where users are able to select a numeric value both with a range slider as well as a numeric input. (See mockup below) Both inputs have to stay in the form which is a design ...
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Should the taxonomy of forms and publications search match the site IA?

We have a search for forms and publications feature on a wide range of subjects on a government site for our users. We're trying to develop a filter option that will narrow the results based on a ...
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Confirm selection of a single file?

In our application, user has the ability to import projects from a CSV file. It is done using modal dialog in which there is a description of the import, link to an example file and a clickable ...
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If I display the results of a form with optional questions and some are unanswered, should I show them?

I have a page that is editable with informations about clients. It shows the questions that are answered, but not the ones unanswered. Should I show them, or is it okay to see those questions only ...
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Data entry template tricks user into thinking they are done entering all data

Background: Entity I'm working for uses a large number of data entry forms, somewhere along 800-900 range--partially due to regulation and partially self-inflected due to current process. The usage ...
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How to indicate that validation checks whole section of form?

In our app we have few views that use backend validation, that sometimes might take more that a second to response. What is more unique about it, is that validation is sent for whole section. For ...
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Selected radio button shows user more content

I tried to search info for my question but I didn't found it. I think I just can't find right search words because this doesn't feel to be very rare case. If you have topics about this I would like to ...
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Can a 2-column grid of info be acceptable if it mitigates an awkwardly large amount of white space?

I'm in the middle of a psuedo-overhaul of my company's platform, with an emphasis on "object-level" pages (ie the page for an individual task, or individual appointment). A problem I'm ...
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Add another item - Update existing item

I'm creating a form which will allows users to filter job applications using screening questions. The user will be able to add up to 5 yes/no questions. The issue I'm having is deciding what most ...
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Is it advisable to use a dialogue modal to contain a complex form?

I have an application divided into list, edit and dashboard pages. Each application entity has its own list and edit page. Does it make sense to modify the application by going to the list page and ...
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Appropriate layout for an address form

I've read a number of the questions both on here and elsewhere suggesting to avoid a two-column layout, lest you have to zig-zag with your eyes while filling it out and risk missing fields. I'm ...
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What is the name of this type of form and what alternative are available?

I'm designing a form for a web app and I'm looking for the name of this type of form element: Also, I'm trying to find alternative for small screens (mobile). I can't find any way to do this properly....
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What is the best way to show 60+ form fields details on a dashboard screen?

I have a use case where I have a dashboard, and my requirement is to display 60+ form fields on the dashboard screen. I am thinking of grouping them, although that might make it too overwhelming for ...
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Accessibly of input field's frames

When I look around, I see many websites, apps, and forms consist of text-fields that have a grayish frame. Do text fields have any accessibility rules when it comes to frame's contrast? Is it ok to ...
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Forms in natural language

I would like to know the best UX pattern for implementing such forms. This will be used to setup the discount of a particular hotel. The existing swing UI is designed in narrative forms and I am ...
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How to organize nested groups of forms where a user can just keep adding to them?

Here's how it works: The user uses the dropdown in the gray "new service" area to select a service. Once one is selected, let's say Web Design (cuz why not?), then they can click "Add ...
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What is the best way to present the repetitive task of a "user filling out a doctor schedule" 3 to 5 times?

This task needs to be done by an admin to create a doctor schedule and fill the working hours and shifts for the doctor each week. I am facing the issue of how to present each week's schedule in a ...
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Form usability: Input type selector

I'm working on the form right now. There's part where user have to input data which can be two different type. For example input field where user can type money amount and then select currency. I'm ...
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What should be considered when deciding on the order of input fields for a contact tracing form

I'm working on a contact tracing form for a travel booking website. The following fields are required to be filled in by the user when they book their travel tickets. email address phone number my ...
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Datagrid inline editing autofocus and accessibility

We have a data list on which we can directly edit. When clicking on the pencil, the line goes from view mode to a form. That mechanism works well for our users but doesn't feel fast enough yet. We ...
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form: approve inputs

I have the following scenario - in my web application each user can update the form. But before it goes live, a second analyst goes through the changes of each field and approves a change. As a ...
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Submit button placement on a form with long columns

This question is related to the Sticky submit button at the top and bottom of the form?, and Submit button on top of the long form but I consider has other nuances. I have a form that is made only ...
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Drop-down Form and Check Box Combined—Bad Practice?

I am working on a form wireframe, and getting stuck on this one part. The user can either pick out an extracurricular involved, or choose "none", if not relevant. Having both a drop down and ...
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Should I align multiple search boxes horizontally or vertically?

Which UI/Ux is better? horizontally placed search boxes or vertically placed? I am trying to understand which pattern is good in terms of UX/UI and reducing the user's effort I am thinking in a way ...
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