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Should sections (sidebars, etc.) have a distinct background colour?

Consider the following layout: It's divided into four horizontal sections using borders, each with their own heading. On the web and desktop, it's a common pattern to give sections a distinct ...
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Would it be good UX to have exploring on a left panel and property editing on the right panel?

I am working on the UX of a low-code development platform where I need to have an tree explorer and a properties panel for different items in both the explorer and the components in the middle section....
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Where should navigation buttons in panel be located?

Currently the action/navigation buttons of my UI project is in the panel-footer (see screenshot), and I'm wondering if that is an intuitive place or if they fit better in the header. Most panels are ...
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Hanging panel after user Click

I'm working on a small language learning app, in which the user can: save text and audio to read and listen later click on a word to add notes and example sentences get some stats per language + ...
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What is this called in GUI? A “panel” that contains tabs

I have a feeling this answer will depend on everyone's opinions and which design spec they follow. However, maybe it will give me a broader perspective. I have a "panel" (as best as I can describe). ...
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Showing little text in a big panel

Intro I want to show a list of 5 to 10 items, each about 5-15 words. The list has a significant role in the view, and the user must notice it and understand that it is very important. My page is ...
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Is it right to animate forms in corporate platforms? [closed]

I working on an internal user panel for a company that provide premium services. in their platform has lots of forms with too different inputs. It is so important to users to know where there are and ...
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Side panel - Overlay or Shift Page

I am implementing a hidden panel that when triggered will slide in from the right side of the page and take up the whole screen vertically and roughly a third of the screen horizontally. Would it be ...
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Should I fill empty space with more information or leave it empty?

I'm working on an application where the user is shown a map with some data on it. In mapping, there are different ways to classify the data, so the client would like to give the user the ability to ...
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What's the difference between cards, panels, and tiles?

It seems as if with some of the modern front-end development frameworks there is a blur between the different types of 'container' elements. Whether this is an attempt to abstract the design from ...
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Expand / collapse all buttons above accordion

I have a typical accordion with 7 items that can individually expand or collapse. I want to place a collapse all and expand all button above the accordion, but it seems kinda misplaced if it is just ...
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When you have a side panel open, and the user scrolls, is it better to leave it open or to auto close the panel?

Say you have a side menu that opens from one side after clicking on an icon in a website. This menu would take more than 40% of the view-port in the horizontal direction. If the user scrolls down, is ...
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Panels vs multiple windows

There are many programs for which the GUI contains several, discrete parts (all visible at the same time) for performing different actions, usually with one main part and other secondary parts. What ...
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Email status request panel

I have been tasked to create a panel to display the status of an email server. I want to offer the client the information, status and next steps i.e. 'phone number' in the panel. How can I display ...
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Property Inspector - values for multiple objects / state - graphical presentation?

I am designing a properties panel for a dashboard with widgets on it. The app is supposed to work as follows: Users have a dashboard displayed. On the dashboard there are a number of widgets. Each ...
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Better paradigm for a Blender-style interface; lots of control panels and property panels

I am designing an editing application in html/js. After a while, I end up with a lot of different "panels", and I am having trouble displaying them all to the user in an efficient way. Sometimes it ...
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What is the best way to indicate when fields are empty in read-only mode?

I am working with a data-intensive application that displays many tabs and inside those tabs are different panels with related content. It is form-oriented, so the panels have a read mode and edit ...