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Selection state position after selecting/onload

I'm wondering for a UI element like this, where users can select an option, what should the on-load positioning be? Should the selected item be first? or should I have a divider for selected and the ...
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Should a select all toggle button get activated when all toggles get manually selected?

I'm designing a feature where users can simply toggle to get notifications for each type of updates. There's an option that makes it easier to toggle all. My question is, if the user toggled all the ...
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What is the best way to present a question where user has to select multiple options?

I am working on a mobile app where, user has to select few categories and subcategories to proceed. eg: Let’s assume I have four categories A,B,C & D. All these four categories have subcategories ...
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What order should the list of options be after 1 more option gets disabled?

Designing an app feature that lets a group of users register for multiple accounts in certain situations. The 1st screen shows that 4 users, who are in the system, and 1 user is already registered ...
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Should we communicate the shipping *progress* here, or will it be redundant?

We're a small e-commerce business. A few weeks after we've shipped an order, we'll be checking in with customers to see if everything's okay. The e-mail will have three clickable options for them to ...
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Provide icon set for customisable dashboard

Background We're providing a dashboard to our users, where they can set up their most important features. It is possible to show certain metrics (business figures), have widgets for quick actions, ...
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Best pattern to tackle optional configurations

I'm working on a project that creates shops managed by a single user. Besides the required data (eg: shop name) there are a number of optional configurations: Theme settings Shop settings Other info (...
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How to indicate the ternary options for turning a feature on, turning it off, or leaving it as it was?

There is a remotely operated device / toy / drone, which has a number of "functions": various lights, sound effects and so on. There is a remote control with a number of physical buttons. ...
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How to present a lot of choices and options, where each case is important?

Can't show app interface but here is the concept. 1st image situation and a short description of the person. The Second image is Cases and options for how to help. (First, you choose case then option)....
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How to present boolean options along with selecting exactly 1 of them as "primary"?

I have a situation in a web browser where I have a number (let's say 3-10) of alternatives to present to the user. The end user must choose at least one of these options to be enabled The end user ...
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Combobox with a lot of (thousands) of options

in my project there is a form. One of the field is problematic for me. User should choose an option from a very long list (thousands of options). I wanted to do it by combobox, but I don't know how ...
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How to decide to what should go in more options menu?

I was deciding what should go in menu of the app I am developing. Here menu: means more option menu at bottom nav with ... icon. I looked in other apps out there I notice something strange. That some ...
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Best way to display list of options

There's a page that has a list of options like below 002-12345 002-16516 003-21565 008-15168 001-86841 Currently, we display it inside a box and user has to scroll up or down to select whichever ...
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Best practices about options and toggles

I'm a developer building a data visualization page and I need a bit of advice on UX design, hope someone can help me! The product is a visualization SaaS that shows our users data in a novel way. ...
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Maximum number of options when selected via next and previous buttons?

I'm designing a product that has customizable features. The user can customize a light color by pushing a forward (>) or back (<) button. This action will toggle through a set color palette that ...
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Pricing Plans, Why always 3 options? [closed]

This coincidence is too frequent to be one; many online services - and probably offline too - provide a pricing options that look like: The frequency of 3+ "recommended options" is too high. It ...
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Item modal selection options - multiple selection + quantity

As you can see above I have the situation of an item modal where there are different variations, from which I can select different quantities or none. Currently there is a checkbox selection, and a ...
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Creating a clickable progress stepper

I've got a page editor that gives users the option to indicate their progress. I've got a couple options I'm considering pictured here, but the problem is indicating to the user that they need to ...
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I've got lots of buttons (choices) in my modal, and all are needed. How do I reorganize it better?

I'm making an interface that is part of a garment return merchandise system (customer didn't like the product and sends it back). Part of this interface allows customers to choose one or more reasons ...
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Research and guidelines for settings, menus and control panels

I'm currently redesigning a System Settings page, which is a mix of preferences/configuration, functions, control panel and settings menus. So far I've taken layout inspiration from various control ...
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How to Handle Selecting options?

is their any alternative to tab? I'am currently handling a design that requires too many options per tab in a page. so lets say for example:
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What is the common name for this type of multiple option journey?

I stumbled upon this beautifully user-friendly, human-speaking quotation journey ceda-nepal.com/cost-calculator/ and I couldn't find any article about this kind of journey. I am currently designing a ...
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How to Display Multi-Option for large quantity of options

I am creating a web application that requires a user to select from 400+ options. This is absolutely mandatory as it is for B2B software. I want to break it up into categories. However, there may be ...
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Should the 'show more/less' button in facets stay in position

It's good (and common) practice that when you have a show more/less button that it should stay in position. This lets the user see the extra options, examine the content or state and collapse them ...
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What's the best way to inform user about availability of more categories than what are visible on UI

Currently, we've 100+ categories on homepage. So many categories 'might' be creating information overload for the new user so we are planning to show the categories (around 30-40 in number) that are ...
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Better Redesign of a pop-up with too many checkbox options

Hello, I want to redesign this pop-up which has 56 choices of features provided by hotels, and I need to insert all of them. I cannot filter them because there are really different things over there ...
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How to display lots of options on homepage?

Homepage of my website needs to display lots of options to the user. Website has a search box at the top (that searches all the possible options) but we are planning to show lots of options to the ...
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How the best way to show multi-level options on tablet?

I'm making an app with workflow where users have to first select city from list of cities, then select mall from a list of malls in the city, and then select store from a list of stores in the mall, ...
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What is the best way to categorize or represent a list of top-level domains (TLDs)?

Background This is a problem I see routinely "solved" in different ways but have yet to see it solved well anywhere, so I'm appealing to the community for a best practice (or what others have found ...
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Homepage to only ask choice

I am developing an internal support request form. In order to capture useful information, I've divided the request types in four categories. (Say A, B, C and D) On selecting an option a form opens ...
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Display hierarchy of mutually exclusive options

INTRODUCTION: I am a software developer with no experience with UX/UI. In original application I worked on, I had 4 mutually exclusive options from which user had to choose one. I used the below ...
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Display multiple options while preserving as much screen real-estate as possible

INTRODUCTION AND RELEVANT INFORMATION: I am designing user interface for entering test results. Number of tests performed range from no tests performed at all, up to 12. Let me try to explain this ...
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How to represent 5 different options for user while doing signup?

I am developing a website for mobile and desktop. Users can register through signup form, where they have to select one out of 5 user types. Each type will have a help text for explanation. After ...
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What's the best way to show multiple options for opening a codebase?

I'd like to give users of a desktop app I'm working on the option of accessing their local code either through the Windows Explorer/Mac Finder or through the command-line, what's the best way to do ...
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What's the best way to show 'too many options with checkboxes' to user?

The design of my webapp requires the user to select books from 100 of books. These books are user's own books imported from another app. This step is just after the user has registered with my ...
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Print different thing from same screen

I need some help on how to present many different print possibility from the same ribbon. Right now it is made as two print drop down action buttons, one to print the checklist and one to print the ...
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Good names for turning site responsive-ness on and off?

I'm doing work on a website that has been 1900px wide long time, and most of the users aren't extremely tech-savvy and usually +40 years old. To give you an idea of the content of the website, all the ...
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What's the best way to display options within options within options in an onboarding process?

I am creating an onboarding process where the admin dictates requirements for it's members. They start by selecting from a list of identifiers [ ] Meat [ ] Poultry [ ] Seafood [ ] Produce Then they ...
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How to present the user a way to save which view of the homepage they want to see?

I want to give the user the ability to select from 5 different homepage views and save it as their default (in a cookie). The views are based on the type of user they are: generic parent student ...
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What's good UX for selecting an item from a list of potentially 20k+ items?

Each client using the site has different options in that list, gotten from the client themselves. A normal select field works for most clients (who have between 5-10k options). A few, though, go all ...
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Paper form - how to present opt out options

I have a paper form that is quite complex where customers filling up the form tends to gloss over the options and just submit without going through all the details. This causes an operational headache ...
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Modification by value or percentage

Each train type on each section of track has a specific running time, set by Those Who Know. My users need the option of modifying the value of that setting (train journey time in minutes) by either ...
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Is there a button configuration that would imply 2 or more options to the user?

My datagrid displays both wagons and locomotives tracked on a network. I find that I am often filtering out one of those types to display just the other and I would like to supply a wagon and a ...
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Two options, how to softly steer people in the preferred one

When you want to softly steer people into an option, do you place the preferred button left or right to the other one? More Details Specifically it is about registering with a Facebook account, or ...
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Alternative to a lot of checkboxes

I need to give a user the ability to select (on/off) a subset of options from a list. There are over 100 of these choices to be made and the list will get longer. The data is not user friendly either. ...
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