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A menu is a list of commands presented to an operator by a computer system

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Search filter menu: Optimize for choosing one or multiple search filters

My site has a vertical search menu on the left side of the page, similar to Amazon and Etsy desktop versions, with checkboxes and search filter terms. Like these sites, my site automatically performs ...
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How to make a dialog appear less busy?

The right-hand configuration side of my current connection dialog looks reasonable enough at the moment: However, with the addition of several (very handy!) options, it is starting to look too busy: ...
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Best solution for an admin with few elements

I'm working on a user panel for the customers of my online store. For now I'm going to launch it with 4 sections, but in the future there will be more sections. In mobile it looks very good: But in ...
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Footer menu same as Menu

The links which are in the menu are replicated in the footer menu. Is placing same menu links in the footer redundant or is it a bad practice in web design or development?
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Mobile – Does a close button need to be on the same x-axis as the hamburger icon?

I have a mobile menu using traditional mobile menu. Due to a long logo, we've placed menu items below. Is it inconsistent that the hamburger icon does not sit on the same level as the close button? ...
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Is there a use case for overriding/overpainting the OS-provided system menu?

An app developed by another team here at Acme Software overrides - in fact, erases - the operating system-provided system menu (it also custom paints the minimize, maximize, and close button, but that'...
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What's a good shorthand for “save and exit” in a text based software

I've made a script/software of sorts that is used to analyse test results of our patients. Currently, to save your results, you have to enter 27, which was due to me having a brilliant idea at the ...
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Tabs VS Menu hierarchy . Material design VS informational architecture

There are two levels of menu. Tabs and usual sub menu. The problem is when tabs are under home/manage/analytics menu - it doesn't make sense because hierarchy is actually backwards. Because ...
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Is Displaying Restaurant Menu Prices A UX/Accessibility Matter?

I am working with a high-class hotel that owns a number of restaurant venues. I have been trying to do some research, but am coming up short with results to back the idea that exposed restaurant menu ...
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Best alternative to on click menus in product design

Current situation I am currently working on a product where the users can modify text, image, logo and shape elements by clicking on them. On click, a small menu opens that allows the user to view ...
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User-friendliness vs. conformity (with an app)

I have two apps: App #2 reads text files to display 3D objects with specific coordinates (e.g. a sphere, a cube, a pyramide and a cylinder) in a VR environment with each file having its own unique ...
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Better suggestion for name “Closed Loop Automation”

I am adding a new feature that enables closed-loop-automation. This involves creating an object that has a trigger and an action. Whenever the trigger happens, the associated action will be taken. ...
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Can I use the same share icon for different functions?

So, in a nutshell, our platform gives people the chance to edit maps and data. These maps can be shared through a link with other people (or embedded) with the use of some templates we created. We ...
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What's a good way to design a menu in which some menu items are dependent on others?

My company likes to design interfaces with side menus that look like this: The problem with this design is that it allows the user to click on links like "Profile" before they've selected which ...
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How to show many options vs. just one in a menu situation

Can anyone help answer this question? I have a dilemma, in some pages I have only one option, while in other pages I have maybe 2 or more. Should I be consistent and show a menu drop down all the ...
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Precedent for per-item audio to distinguish items in a menu?

I'm trying to find examples of user interfaces (including partially or entirely physical interfaces) that associate a unique sound (or a unique pitch of the same sound) with each item in a menu. ...
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What is the difference between popover menu, drop-down menu & fly-out menu?

What is the difference between popover menu, drop-down menu & fly-out menu? Are they same in functionality or do they vary? If no, why so many variations? Popover menu drop-down menu Fly-out ...
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Should collapsed left column flyout menus show on hover or click?

I have a left column within my app that houses my main navigation. I have the ability to collapse that column, which creates a compressed version of the menu showing icons only. What is the standard ...
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Menu screen - with just 2 options

I am developing an android app that has a menu screen just after the login. i.e. The menu screen is the 2nd screen in sequence. The menu has just 2 options. I am confused how can I achieve it ...
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What is this type of secondary navigation called?

I am wondering what this type of secondary global navigation is called - it is always placed above the global navigation. Since my organisation is thinking about implementing it, I would like to read ...
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Button Behavior and when to trigger on release

I am writing menu logic and was wondering if there are any general rules for when an on-screen button's function should trigger on release, vs when to trigger on press? (A release trigger requires a ...
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Best practice for responsive vertical side menu

If we have the classical vertical side menu (on the left) for desktop: then, what is the best practice for displaying it responsively, especially when there's quite a few menu buttons? To hint you ...
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What the difference between the 2 menu icons: 3-dots (kebab) and 3-lines (hamburger)

What the difference (if there is any...) between the 2 menu icons? 1) 3 lines (a.k.a burger icon) 2) 3 dots (a.k.a kebab icon)
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Indicator for a context action menu on gantt bar

Current Situation: In our SaaS solution for portfolio management we have several actions that are context dependent, e.g. delete a project. Those actions can be found on the element itself, e.g. the ...
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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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Indiciating within-page links (fragment identifiers)

There are three types of targets for for a link: Different page in a different application Different page within the same application Resource within the current document typically provided by a ...
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Placement of anchor link buttons in a page with a lot of scrollable content

I am building a profile page (http://giga.brandvertisor.com) containing a lot of of information, visually organized in horizontal sections. For the sake of easier navigation, I have put anchor link ...
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Expand sibebar menu with a home button?

I need a way to user expand sidebar menu, but I can't remove the logo (links to home page) to put a sandwich button. In the second screen I placed an arrow to the right when cursor is hovering the ...
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How to show multiple user journeys or journey-options in a menu?

I have a menu that depicts a list of Tasks (say 1 to 10). Each task can be done in 2 ways: option A & B. Option A - by following the mentioned sequences of steps 1>2>3>4>5 Option B - by ...
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Recommended patterns for help cues/hints/documentation

I've been scouring the web, but haven't been finding much with regards to different options on how to present help text and/or documentation. Obviously there's an established pattern of just having a ...
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How can I make a navigation for an older demographic?

I'm doing a redesign for a website that has information for lawyers so I know my target demographic is professional older people who might not be super enthusiastic about changes. I'm a more design ...
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Register/Login/Sign in pages with or without main menu?

I see a recurring pattern in Register/Login/Sign in/Recover Pass/Etc pages of bigger sites, where they avoid using the full length of the main menu top bar. Frequently, they just leave the essentials ...
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Using the menu bar with user entries: Removing entries

I would like for the user to be able to add her own entries to the menu bar for the main window, something like this: Add a new entry -Separator- User-added entry 1 User-added entry 2 User-added ...
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What is better to call the menu title?

First take a look at the screenshot below. This page consists of a side menu on the left, and a list of room types on the right. The problem I have found with this, is that some users don't want to ...
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What is the name of the reveal-menu-bar-on-Alt interaction?

Firefox has the following interaction on the GNOME desktop (observed in Firefox ~55, GNOME ~3.26): Starts with menu bar hidden When you click Alt the menu bar appears [1] (and stays visible after the ...
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Overflowing tabs and sub tabs - [Desktop view]

How do we solve multi-level navigation? In the current design, I have added arrows on both sides and at both levels as well. But this design looks odd. Tab 1 to Tab 12 -- Primary tab Tab 1-1 to Tab ...
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What's the difference between “Help Center” and “Knowledge Base” sections on a website, if there's any?

Which is better to use for a page with articles (explaining how to use the app)? Because I've seen different companies use either of the mentioned. I even saw some use "Help & Knowledgebase"? ...
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Which is better, Side Menu or Fixed Bottom Menu?

Currently I'm designing an android app that has 4 main menus without extra sub-menus (just simple menus like Home, My Loans, History, Settings). This app is a financial product to help users acquire ...
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Is it mandatory to show user name next to the user icon?

The application requires a person to login to the system. When logged in, there will be an icon on the top right of the header which will have a context menu. Now I've decided it to look in the ...
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What is the best way to show a submenu in a tile menu design like Windows?

Recently, I designed a tiles menu and it is responsive, which means it will support desktop, tablet/iPad, and mobile devices. But I notice it is very hard to have a submenu in it. Can anyone please ...
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How to place a navigation menu with two items and also plan for future scalability?

I'm working on an web application which only has two main views/pages as per now. I'm also adhering to Material Design guidelines for my UI elements. Although I can easily use a Drawer here, it seems ...
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Should a button with a dropdown always have a click action?

I have one button that offers the user up to ~10 choices. The button label says 'apply as' and the dropdown lists all the possible choices. I have multiple choices on how to design this. As a hover, ...
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Nested Menus in Mobile Apps

Please take a look below. Is it ok to have nested menus like the ones shown below? The main menu is Activity/Practice and Sub menu for Practice is Me/Everyone. Is this ok to do?
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What is this menu with multiple levels called and should I use it?

What is the above menu called? This menu is similar to one that appears on bookmarks for Google Chrome. What are the pros and cons of using this pattern? I'm planning to use this pattern in the ...
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What is the name of this UI menu?

What is the name of this kind of tree menu where descending levels of the tree are shown in panels from left to right. The tree is navigated by clicking elements.
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Confusing Rocket League selection

I play a lot of Rocket League and this menu selection still trips me up every once in a while. The correct action to get to "FIND MATCH", for a controller, is to press (A) on "PLAY ONLINE". But I ...
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How to handle expandable menu in breadcrumbs?

There is a sidebar menu. Some menu items can be expanded and can contain child items. As a user, you go to Settings and then General. Since there are no such a page as Settings, the breadcrumbs would ...
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Slideout menu: touch enabled only on close

I'm building a mobile first webapp. I want to add a slideout menu for the main navigation. The main page of the app is an interactive map, as the user will be moving around on the map a lot, I must ...
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Showing severity of events based on an alarm button in fixed menu

We have events in our system which every one of them has its own "severity". There are severities from "deadly important" to "normal" and "success". Our goal is to visualize those severities on a ...
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Plural or Singular Navigational Menu Options?

In our system we have what you would call a List Screen, where a user can view a list of objects. For example Phone Numbers. A user can add as many Phone Numbers as they want. Right now to get to ...