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Usually non-interactive text on in UI used to guide the user as to what information is needed or presented.

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Canceled or Cancelled

I recently noticed that one of the applications I manage had first used "Canceled" as a status and then switched to "Cancelled." I went searching for what is correct. As per ...
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How may I label identical user generated form fields in an accessible way?

Background I work with web forms for users that have trouble getting employed because of e.g. disabilities, being new to the country and language, etc. We have to ask them questions to learn about ...
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Show information based on phone number

We are a parcel delivery company looking to enhance a feature that uses a phone number to indicate a customer's success rate based on parcel returns. We have two UX versions in mind: After validating ...
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Using ellipsis for commands in web applications

In history in desktop applications ellipsis are used to indicate the user that additional information are required, when he execute the command. I'm surprised that in many web applications no more ...
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Maximum width of a tag

I would like to ask if there's a a common value to the maximum width of a tag? Thanks
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Include or omit (in)definite articles in button labels?

Considering the following primary button in a web application: [Wait for deadline] or [Wait for the deadline] Are there any best practices regarding the inclusion or omission of definite and ...
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How do we let users know if a dashboard shows the entities’ lifetime activity or activity during the selected date range? [closed]

I am currently designing a dashboard that displays data related to entities (e.g., campaigns, ads, ad groups). My challenge is to effectively communicate whether the data presented pertains to the ...
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Buttons with icon. Possible problems

I'm designing a web application. In several pages there are many secondary buttons that allow users to perform actions. For example, inside an "Order" page you can: Create notification ...
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Is there an accessibility standard for using icons vs text in menus?

I'm asking as a user here (I work in QA, fwiw) - is there a standard for accessibility in terms of using text labels vs icons only in menus? I searched and found a lot of conversations about including ...
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Label placement on filters

Why almost all filters I find have their labels inside, as a placeholder? When the users select a value they lose context since the label is no longer visible. Isn't it a better option to put the ...
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Appropriate button label to preview a file before sharing it publicly

We're working on a platform that has these 2 sections: Private files - participants in the call have their own private files section Public files - Files shared here become accessible (to preview and/...
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What's the best way to name a toggle switch label?

I'm creating a section in an app that includes a toggle switch. Initially, I used the same name as the section for the toggle label, but I started wondering if that might be too repetitive for the ...
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Search by key value tags

The UI is a web application. There is a set of thousands of objects. Each of them can optionally be labeled by 0-10 tags. Each tag is a key value pair - for example color: red or taste: sour. The user ...
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What are the best practices to decide the length of label characters on the buttons?

I have come across lot of designs on internet where buttons are labelled with two or three words. While I did my research on various design systems i found the guidelines talking about meaningful ...
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What is the best pattern for text field hints in a web form?

I always wonder what is the best practice for labels/hints of text fields on a web form. Here is my understanding: It is better to use a label than a hint when the form has more than 2 fields... but ...
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How do you define input length?

I'm working on an online banking website and its design system. UI designers tend to want all form input elements to be the same size so that everything is perfectly aligned. I've explained that the ...
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Should fields labels also be clickable?

I know it's a good UX practice to make radios/checkboxes labels clickable (because radios/checkboxes are usually a bit small) but I have serious doubts over the practice of also making fields labels ...
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How to display large numbers that are very close together (in value) in a graph with tight space

Is there a way to write large values ​​where the last digits of the value are the ones that separate them but only use 6 digits, plus the exponent? I am designing a graph for scientists where the ...
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Many preview and beta tags sidebar

I have many preview and beta tags(labels) on my sidebar which I want to represent with minimal distraction of view. Currently they are all over the place. Any suggestion to represent this in much ...
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Which of these "Email campaign status" combinations make the most sense? (color status labels)

Me and the team are split on which combination of colors are best to indicate "Active", "Sending", and "Sent" for both one-time & automated/recurring email campaigns. ...
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Edit an existing GCal invite

I have an application that allows the user to send out a GCal invite. Within the page, there is a button that says, "Create GCal invite." For the time being, to keep the scope small, this ...
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What is the best way to display a list of labels in a row of a table

My application allows you to see the list of banking transactions in a table format. Each transaction contains a date, a category (blurred), a label (blurred), a list of beneficiaries and the amount (...
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Visually hidden labels, usability, accessibility and WCAG 2.1 compliance

I'm trying to understand how visually hidden labels fit within the accessibility and the WCAG 2.1 spec. It seems to me that as long as an input has a programatically associated label (whether that be ...
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How to display status for On, Off, Faulty

I have a table which shows whether devices are ON or OFF. Currently, it looks like this Status Name Some other columns 🟢 DeviceA 🟢 DeviceB 🔴 DeviceC There is a new requirement, which is to ...
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How can I say "there is a possibility, up to 30 mins delay in the time you booked for calling you" shorter?

I have a reservation web form. There is a field named "time". It's a select option like: # Select a time: <select> <option>09:00 AM</option> <option>10:00 ...
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Should I display empty fields in read only display?

I have a desktop application which has many editable fields, about 50 fields grouped into about 6 sections. When editing, the field's text box will show, then once the user clicks save, the data will ...
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Should empty field captions be specific or generic?

I have an app with basic user profile fields editing functionality. Each field presents the field name, the field value, and an edit button (e.g a pencil). My question regards what I display on those ...
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To Number or Not To Number

Here's a portion of a display from an iOS app that allows users to connect to a Wireless Valve Control device. UPDATE: My question is regarding the -42 dBM and 2.97V labels. As a code implementor, ...
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Academic degrees in forms

What form field labels tend to be used for pre-nominal and post-nominal academic titles in forms? Is e.g. "prenominal academic degree" used or is that too formal?
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Best use cases for "status light" and "labels"

I am trying to figure out if I should add status lights to my design system or if I could use the labels I already have instead. They are both defined in Adobe Spectrum but I don't quite understand in ...
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One label for multiple fields?

I'm not very familiar with the accessibility and I need help for situation where I have multiple field and every field has same question. Is it ok to put all field under one label? For user who can ...
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Icon consistency in buttons

I am designing a page for apps. This page will show apps available for integration. Question Should I make them all text only buttons or it's fine that some buttons are icon+text? Default All apps ...
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Lines overlapping labels

I have an issue where data point lines are overlapping labels. You can see this below: With multiple lines passing over labels it currently gets quite messy. In terms of user behaviour, would the ...
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Should checkbox label with passive adjective include word "is"?

My use case is that I have a checkbox that relates to object (card) and visually it is on that card. My question is: Is it better to form a label for the checkbox like "Hidden" or like "...
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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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How to correctly align label to clarify information?

On the image below, that is NOT a button but juste a bubble to display information on a day planner, I'm trying to find the best way to align the labels 7h30mn today and 30h this week. Currently, I ...
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Progress bar design with text overlay

I have a progress bar in my app where I want to display the amount done with a text overlay. What I have is the text overlay begin centered in side the amount that is done so it looks like this The ...
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“Donate a sum but allow me to take money back” - say shorter

The idea that the donor can take his or her funds back (unless he or she dies or like this or a set time in the future passes), to make it more appealing to donate. So, it is kinda bequest to a ...
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Compact text indication of lost radio connection

I am working on a UI for a robotics application that uses radio communication. There is a text field for each robot that normally displays battery voltage in the format 3.72 V. Sometimes the radio ...
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which label is correct: date of request/answer or request date/answer date?

i am working on a table which has 2 columns: date of request and date of answer (to the request) and i am wondering which label should i use: date of request/answer or request date/answer date? Which ...
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One button with Multiple States that Change Label and Functionality

I am redesigning a site right now and have the following question. Currently the user is presented with a list of Workstations. They have the option of: Adding additional workstation(s) to the list ...
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How to label a light that means "This Release Valve is working properly"?

FYI, this is for a very short story called Human Error (5 min read) UPDATE (constraints): I only have control over the label. It's a plain old printed label on a physical control panel. You can ...
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label arrangement of the toggle button [duplicate]

I'm working on a camera switching feature. I'm thinking about the arrangement of the label of the button. To me, we can prompt the user to slide right to enable the front camera and in order to enable ...
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How to battle for UX over Marketing with regards to product navigation?

We just completed some card sort and tree test exercises. One of our main nav labels was clearly more successful when using the label most commonly suggested by our study participants (which were ...
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How to balance user-led vs. user-centered design when it comes to navigation labels?

We just completed some research with card sorting and tree testing. Two of the categories were consistently labeled the same by a large percentage of participants. It seems to make sense to name the ...
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Using call-to-action or primary buttons to show status of form completion instead of form UI element

I noticed this while using a form to submit some information that the nature place where you indicate the status of the transaction isn't being used but instead the call-to-action or primary button is ...
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When to move on to the next unit prefix, e.g. 900 kB vs 0.9 MB

Is there any established standard or research about what the cut-off point should be for moving to the next unit prefix e.g. moving from "kilo" to "mega"? I assume it may depend on ...
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Tabindex for reveal password button

I have a create password form that looks like the following: As you can see from the image, the reveal password button (eye icon) is the next sequential thing for the browser to focus. As such, ...
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"Go back home" or "Home" as CTA label in 404 page?

I'm working on a 404-page design, and after the title and description there is a CTA button not sure to use which one? is it better to use "Go back home" or just "Home" as button label for CTA
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Appropriate menu labels for controls regarding background image editing

I am working on the app which has the following controls which do two things Size - It contains for controlling the background size of an element's background image. As per https://tailwindcss.com/...
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