Questions tagged [menu]

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

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Language switcher menu

I want to design Language selection menu and the requirement is, on the right side menu should appear (which shows the selected language) on selection, it should list all the languages available ...
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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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Hover vs click on mega menu

Now implementing a new mega-menu. The current mega-menu's submenu options are shown on user cursor hover. Would a more explicit action like mouse click be more appropriate for this (like the example ...
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Possible ways to show some multilevel choices for a multiplatform application

I have an application running on 3 platforms: Windows, Android, Linux. While the native part is practically the same, the UI part is obviously different - WPF on Windows, xml/layout based UI on ...
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How to add in new items that don't fit in existing menus?

I have a mobile app with the general layout of having a menu menu, a queue that needs to be easily accessible and show a list of items in or previously in queue and any statuses, and a submit button ...
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If you know a submenu is going to open to the left, which way should the arrow point?

I have a menu dropdown with submenus. I know based on screen sizes that about 70% of the time the submenu will show up to the left of the main menu (as the edge of the screen prevents it opening to ...
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Considerations regarding hamburger menu in HP and traditional menu in subpages, for desktop

I know hamburger menus in desktop are not optimal but our team is stuck with it. Therefore, we wanted implement a normal main nav for subpages, which will result in a inconsistent experience. Wanted ...
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How to indicate actions on an expandable list?

TL;DR I need an expandable/collapsable list where each item indicates that some actions are available and each category may be expanded/collapsed allow more actions on that category Material ...
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Main page VS Side menu for long flat list of items on mobile

I am looking to implement a mobile / tablet application. It currently has two views: an items list view that shows all the items, and an item detail view which shows more detail about a single item. ...
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Ellipse-shape arrangement of menu items

I have stumbled sometimes upon web pages with an ellipse-shape arrangement of menu items and I have found them to feel somehow more comfortable over the standard orthogonal arrangement: Is there any ...
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What's this kind of menu called?

When you click a link, it opens another tab and puts a link to the previous one on it's top. It solves my problem, but I can't find what it's named (english is not my 1st language). Here's an ...
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Large Hover Menu/Navigation Menu - Categorically Bad UX?

Due to feedback from a handful of customers that did not understand what our menu icons meant, a hamburger icon was removed from our navigation menu, this hamburger icon was used to expand the ...
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How to improve 3rd level navigation selection

I have a responsive dashboard web app, as shown in screenshots. The left navigation menu has two levels of navigation, and then there is a blue tab strip running along the top for the third level. ...
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Gaps between active areas of menu items [duplicate]

What is a better solution to make gaps between active areas of menu items or place them close to each other? I'm asking just about active areas of links not about visual styles. For example, maybe ...
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Top level Nav Dropdowns and/or Pages

my challenge is to have top-level navigation items that have subnavigation and are also clickable as they are the parent pages to the sub nav So let's say top navigation items; One, Two and Three. ...
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One page website menu too long

My one page website has too long menu (many items). I want to remove one of the items - named as "services" and stay only with "about" item instead. Is it OK to remove this item from menu? Sorry, if ...
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Right menu links

My company website has a main page (header images, our services, testimonials, contacts) and few store pages: an all products page, single product page (only catalog, no buying function). My headache ...
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Form in menu ux design query

So I have a use case where we have a button that is to trigger the "reassign" flow this obviously needs a list of people to reassign to (1 or many) I have a multiselect typeahead creating the list. ...
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Design patterns for navigation of menus on mobile devices/views

I have noticed that many web applications displayed in mobile devices or views seem to be simply moving or displaying the same content in a different viewport rather than trying to tailoring content ...
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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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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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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 these 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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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?

Is there any friendly way to ensure that an older demographic understands a modern toggle sidebar nytimes-esque type of navigation? We currently have a sidebar with endless links and the web ...
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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 ...