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Questions tagged [position]

the location in time or space of a control or element, position is often controlled to imply meaning or emphasis for an item.

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Positioning an all purpose 'smart' button

I'm building a desktop app which has a kind of smart button. On click, the focus switches into a search bar and a pop up shows up (not a modal box). One may use the search bar to quickly add reminders,...
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How to display a page with only one sentence and a link? [closed]

I have a page with only one sentence and a link after a form submission but I don't know how to display them to look good and still kind of 'appealing' to the user. The sentence is (translated): Data ...
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Is it beneficial for users to be able to change the display location of user and system notifications?

Some back story. I'm working on a data science platform, and sometimes when working with Jupyter, RStudio, H20, etc, displaying notifications works for one type of notebook but not the other. Because ...
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Why is the input field always at the bottom of a chat window?

It seems like the input field for writing your messages in a chat application is always placed at the bottom of the conversation. Do we have any argument for this seen in a UX perspective?
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iOS: Delete/Upload button position

My iOS app (for iPhone and iPad) has two main screen with two buttons each: A table: Clicking on one of the cells opens screen 2; with Upload & Delete button Detailed screen with more information ...
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How big should an analogue stick be on a mobile game?

I am developing a mobile game, for fun, and am adding an analogue stick to control the main character. It looks something like this: I am hoping to get some advice on the appropriate size and ...
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Button location: Save / Next / Cancel / Text notice

I am facing an issue in a recent project about the position of buttons. In the UI system, we have this button group bar fixed to the bottom of page which already using in other pages. So in the new ...
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Print-Button on expose

I have been thinking and thinking and thinking about this topic. I've researched multiple sources and theories. None of these was near to what we do, probably because of the pretty unique german ...
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Describing 3D swiping hand movement as curve on a XY plane

I'm trying to describe a 3D swipe gesture (only vertical or horizontal, no diagonals) above a given flat surface using as much conventional geometry or similar non-machine-learning techniques (Hidden ...
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Should a “Close” button on a dialog message modal always be in the same position and style?

Here are two examples of a current message dialog we have in the application I'm working on. The close button is the primary and only button in the left dialog. It's one of two options in the right ...
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Placement of flash/growl notifications or messages in web application

Question I have been wading through tons of questions on the topic of flash/growl notifications, but none of them touch on where those notifications should be placed and why they should be placed ...
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How can I display chat widget on mobile without affecting other artifacts?

I want to know a best way to display user chat icons on mobile, as these widgets are overlapping with other artifacts of screen. In mobile due to lack of space, overlapping of icons is appearing. ...
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How to show an approximate location along a route on a map?

A pin on a map is a very precise thing, that is the impression it gives. To show that a location is approximate, we can put a circle around it since the error range is in 2D, and that is easily ...
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Should the description of a picture be above it or below?

There are many places where we've to put an image one below the other and write their description in a line or so. Where should the description text be? above it or below? I know the best option is ...
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Submit Buttons on the Left or the Right?

We have been puzzling over where to put the submit button, on the left or the right. In researching, we noticed that many sites put buttons on the bottom right in dialogue boxes, and on the bottom ...
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How to make a screen with tons of whitespace not look awkward

In my settings page (above), I am currently using tabs to navigate between sections (Rake + tip, Hand rankings, Tiers...). For the insights section of the settings page, the only objective is to allow ...
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Icon for a button to move a list item. Not scroll [closed]

In our software we have a dropdown menu. The dropdown menu has listitems which represent columns for a table. Via two buttons in the list (on the left side), the position of the listitems can be ...
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When the user changes a default item, how should the new one be signified?

Considering this case, in which we don't expect the items to be very many (mostly 1-2, but can get to 5-6 tops, and there can only be one favorite: The order of the items is the one in which they ...
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Best practices on tooltips position

I'm building a UI Kit and I'm trying to define the best position for tooltips to be displayed. Some thoughts: On charts, I believe the tooltip should be displayed on the top of the pointer; On touch ...
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Why do Slack thread cards flow upwards instead of downwards?

Today someone replied to a thread in Slack, but I was not focused on that particular channel, so Slack attracted my attention to the "All Threads" page on the sidebar. To my surprise, when I opened ...
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How should I position the “Remove player” button?

Note: There will always be at least two players, so the first two players won't have the "Remove player" button. For the view with three players, it seems to make sense to put the "Remove player" ...
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Why are login forms centered?

Why are login forms always centered on the screen? Most horizontally, some vertically also. Sites like Apple/Amazon/Adobe/Microsoft/Google/PayPal/Instagram/Twitter etc. are all centered! Is this an ...
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Columns in a table - settings buttons position

I am building a screen for a rather big platform and I am trying to figure the best position for settings buttons for a column in a table. The table holds information about players and their ...
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Where I can put the CTA button in a process steps?

I'm working with a Process, this process has 5 steps. I don't know what's the best place to put the "Next" or "Continue" CTA button. I have 3 options: Top-right on the header, this options is ...
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In landscape mode on a smartphone, should the positioning of control elements be based on whether the phone points to the right or left?

Imagine a smartphone application, which has a number of control elements in its top row: Now, if the user rotates the phone to landscape view, it makes sense to rotate the control elements to make ...
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Positioning of the result of an action made by the user

Ok, so I'll try to make this as clear as possible. So, I work in a PASS app product offering tech company and we've encountered the following issue while building a micro interaction task for one of ...
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In burger menus, should “Logout” always be at the bottom and why?

I noticed this while using websites that require login/logout - I get used to accessing the "Logout" button at the bottom of the menu. For example: On burger menu, the logout option will always be at ...
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Placing meta data in horizontal post boxes [closed]

Note: Dark gray line represents the post title Gray lines represent the post excerpt Light gray line represents metadata; data/author name etc. Displaying meta data in a horizontal box looks fine ...
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Laptop + external monitor = virtual screen arrangement?

In our company a lot of people using a laptop with an external screen. Recently the question arose how to arrange the virtual screens. The physical arrangement is like the following: The virtual ...
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Position of a bar near a search input

I am building a website that includes a page that has a search input and a sensitivity bar near him that allows the users to control over the amount of results returned and their accuracy. This is ...
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How to represent a n-dimensional map of users?

I'm working on a service that handle users which have a position in the system. The service is flexible in that positions can be of any dimensions (understand, 2D or 3D or... well 4D even if that's ...
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centered logo ok?

I'm designing a website for a rather unknown software company. The company likes the design but cannnot get along with our desicion to center their logo on the top of their page, although all the ...
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Where should I put the Filter button on the top or bottom of mobile screen?

I'm currently designing a website that has 80% of mobile device users, so I'm trying to enhance the experience when opened on mobile. In products page I'm planning to put a button filter to help ...
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where should the “point of coordinate” of a slider knob be?

I made a tool for my students, so they can slowdown music and learn it in their own tempo. In the tools there are some knobs, and specifically 3 of them interact to a "loop" functionality. The idea ...
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Is it a bad idea to put the logo in the top-right corner and the navigation in the top-left?

Firstly I would like to say that I don't think there is a concrete rule about where the logo on a website should be – but intuitively I think it should be in the top left at least for continuities ...
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Is it good design to cover part of the video display with control buttons?

Long time ago video control buttons were being placed just below the display area so nothing was overlaying the image, then some strange fashion was introduced - moving these controls on video image ...
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prefered window position

My company has a web application that uses lots of windows. My boss forces us to set all "y" window positions to "0" (top) instead of the default center. To me, it's a pain in the *** to manually ...
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Need ideas on Version number position for web application [closed]

I want the user to notice the version number as it will be easy during feedback. There is no footer and menus for the website. I am planning to put it under the logo as shown above. Need comments on ...
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Why is the Windows taskbar default at the bottom?

In Windows operating systems the taskbars default position is at the bottom. Why is that so? Especially it is strange to me because all windows application have their main menu bar at the top. To me ...
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Positioning a close button for a tab

I've got a tab list where I have a menu and a tab close button. I've positioned the close button as shown in the image. download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups Is this ...
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Placement of buttons

I am designing a pop up which will come up after the user has set of a chain of commands. We have a group of 10 items and the first one that can be picked by the client gets processed automatically ...
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Best user friendly option for buttons and icons placement

I have created below UI controls... but I am not sure if they are really user friendly or not... so overall they should look good as well as user should be able to understand moment they see that ...
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Change language dropdown on a login page

Where do you believe is the best place to add a change language dropdown menu on a LOGIN page? Is it below the form? Or is it on the right? Are there any conducted studies you know of? Thanks in ...
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Save/Cancel buttons position above or below table?

I am building a software which has a lot of tablets fill out. There are situations where a table row has a lot of settings. A consistency throughout the software is that there is an action menu on ...
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Should the “X” be lined up with the Login button or Sign Up Form? [closed]

Should the "X" stay put or move to the purple square, which is lined up with the Sign Up Form. Does it matter?
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Best position and labels for buttons on an order creation page

I have a "create order" interface which already includes several buttons. Please have a look at the screenshot below: ![enter image description here][1] My Question: I need to add a new button ("...
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Is it acceptable to place video controls at the top of a video?

Is it okay to place video controls at the top of a video? Like so: Mainly considering a full screen video streaming platform like Netflix, I believe this format has some benefits: Subtitles would ...
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Active/selected members of group on the left? or right?

Given a web page with the classic "move items from a list on one side to the other", does it make more sense to have "active" on the left hand side of the screen? or the right? While Submit Buttons ...
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When voting, should the positive option be on the left or the right?

On my website, users can vote on whether they like or dislike various things, and then they can write either positive or negative opinions. Historically, has positivity been associated with the right-...
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Button positioning for Negative, Neutral and Positive actions

I'm in the process of putting together a style guide for a web application, in particular, a section about buttons (it's visual weight, position and labelling). I'm almost there, I've done a lot of ...