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in kinetic displays, scrolling is sliding text, images or video across a monitor or display

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Maximum number of elements per item in acordion collapsed list

I try to show a list of 3,000 businesses of a city, within an acordion collapsed list, sorted alphabetically + Aa-At + Au-Bo + Bu-Ci + Co-Du ... When user clicks an item of the "index", it'...
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2 columns of a list, 1 scrollbar - is there a better solution?

This section is part of a larger form. Image shows a list. The reason I have 2 columns, is simply because I think it would be a waste of space, to just show 1 column. Most people have wide screens. I ...
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Improve experience when using anchor link from different touchpoints

My detail page on mobile app is setting with different sections and have a tab menu fixed on top when scrolling. The issue that I have right now is, each section can be a separate touchpoint on other ...
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How to efficiently show several very long alphabetical lists of 5,000 names

I've got a website that include information about 100,000 names, with 100,000 different URLs. 90% of my visitors come from Google, who search the "specific name" and reach the different ...
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Carousel with focusable items

I have a carousel with partial display of the items on the far left/right. Every item has a button to open additional information under the carousel (the item then becomes "active" with some ...
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iOS Mobile Scrolling Best Practice

My designer came up with this design which I like but the top part, what is a best practice to scroll here. Should the table cells go behind the searchbox, should we have a divider of some sort? What ...
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Drawing attention to rows below the fold on a list

I'm designing a feature that highlights certain users on a list. For this i'm considering using an (!) icon. However, the list is long and requires scrolling. there will be users below the fold that ...
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Is it true, that Android vertical scroll is for information only? But how to scroll grid, that is full with actionable content?

Vertical Scroll on Android is rare. https://www.tutlane.com/tutorial/android/android-scrollview-horizontal-vertical-with-examples has animation of one such scroll and Microsoft Outlook web application ...
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Your thoughts on double scroll and double column form when needed

Hello, I have a problem with this wireframe display. On this screen, the admin must answer a request (the form in the left) on the app. His response is also a form (the form in the right), where the ...
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How to display long cell names with large amounts of data in a table

I am currently working on a web page which has large amounts of data. The main issue is the Agents on the left, have really long strings, and so do the User Queues at the top, going across the page. ...
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UX Patterns for Horizontal Scrolling wide tables [duplicate]

I'm working on a web app that functions more or less like a kanban with rows extending off-screen to the bottom and columns extending offscreen to the right. The solution requested is to add a "...
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Combining a variable size scrollable list, a fixed size scrollable form and a small fixed size non-scrollable form

I'm trying to design a desktop app and I have an Entity that has three "sections" for its settings/parameters: a short section of 5 fields (text fields, checkboxes...) - probably doesn't ...
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On a board view with long columns, scroll by column, or whole board?

In a board view such as shown below, what is the best practice regarding vertical scroll? By column The whole board And why? Scroll vertically column by column: Trello, Asana, Airtable works with ...
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Data table horizontal scroll best practice

I've seen some similar questions on this subject and I want to ask anyways. In my case, a web platform I'm designing for desktop has a data table that has both vertical and horizontal scroll, and yes, ...
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Browse a menu with scroll down [duplicate]

I would like your UX advices about a browse menu proposition : Each entry of the top bar have many sub-entries placed at the left side menu. In this example, we have the "Publish" entry. I ...
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Best practice for scroll bars in a browser on iPad

We have a web application which will be used also on iPads. In some parts content is long and users need to scroll. On a pc it looks good, however on iPad scroll bars disappear after a few seconds. (...
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Horizontal scrolling or show more?

I'm working for a company and I have to make a section of a webpage that includes projects. They have 72 active projects and they want to show all of them in cards. The functionalities that include ...
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How can I prompt my site's users to scroll a table of data using (for instance) two-finger drag on their touchpad, rather than clicking the scrollbar?

I initially started off asking this question, on StackOverflow: I want to know if a user's touchpad has multi-touch capability. I think it's fairly trivial to detect WHEN multi touch is happening (or ...
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Ensuring user knows scrolling is an option

I have a div that sometimes contains too much text to view at once, and I need the user to be able to scroll. My concern is that it's not particularly obvious that they need to scroll, especially if ...
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A better way to deal with scrolling inside iframes? [closed]

I have site A, a dashsboarding site, that we are embedding in site B. Site A is built as a single page application that cannot be auto height. It's intended to be 100vh height. I embed it in Site B, ...
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Carousel view vs scroll view

I'm working on a mobile app that allows a user to take a photo, add information about it, and then share it. Would it be better to provide one scrolling view that contains all the information, or ...
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How would a designer describe the 'scrolling carousel' type behaviour on this homepage?

I see some interesting UI behaviour on this landing page which I've not seen before, I'm trying to do some research on similar implementations but I'm unsure of the appropriate UI terms that designers ...
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Smooth transition of site divider [closed]

On the https://gif.com.ai/ splash page there is a site divider on the left half of the page that when scrolled abruptly disappears and reveals a full-page navigation. To me and others this feels ...
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Should vertical scrolling be always enabled in iOS screens?

Two of my colleagues think, in iOS apps, vertical scrolling (irrespective of whether the screen has UI elements or content like pictures etc..) should always be enabled on iOS screens. Even when there ...
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Horizontal scroll combined with infinite scrolling page

I'm designing blocks of content that scroll left-to-right on a page that uses infinite scrolling. If the user has scrolled through a section all the way to the right, what should happen when they ...
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Thin vertical scrollbars such as those in the Steam client are a usability nightmare. Why do designers still use them? [closed]

As an example I detest using the Steam client on a PC and have realized one of the biggest reasons is that scrolling the commonly very 'tall' pages is utterly painful. Scrolling by clicking and ...
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Choosing a "Post Type" from a Grid and move to next step

When a user wants to create a new post, my app has a Grid with "Post Types" as the first step, and below the Grid, it has the rest of the form where users can type a Title and a Body. When ...
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What should I use in a calendar: horizontal scroll or pagination?

I am working on a calendar in the system to be used on a tablet, and have a question: Imagine that you are a store manager and you want to view the calendar (in this case by week) for 2 or more ...
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What are the pros and cons with an overflowing horizontal scrollable nav bar?

On the team with designers and coders at my office, we're currently having a discussion about horizontal navigation bars when they overflow on mobile. This is not a discussion about using cards that ...
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Data entry template tricks user into thinking they are done entering all data

Background: Entity I'm working for uses a large number of data entry forms, somewhere along 800-900 range--partially due to regulation and partially self-inflected due to current process. The usage ...
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Is it common to have both horizontal and vertical scrolling for tables with fixed height?

I am working on a table of fixed height and due to the large data, I need both vertical and horizontal scrolling. Although, I am thinking that users might get confused. If it is ok to use them both, ...
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When reading a long passage, when do users tend to scroll the page?

I'm creating a web page with a lot of text, and elements that animate in once the user scrolls past a certain threshold. I need to determine exactly how far the user should scroll before triggering an ...
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Submit button placement on a form with long columns

This question is related to the Sticky submit button at the top and bottom of the form?, and Submit button on top of the long form but I consider has other nuances. I have a form that is made only ...
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Do you know any research regarding so-called "scroll arrow" used for vertical scrolling?

Currently, I started to be concerned about the "scroll arrow" within the interface. The scroll arrow indicates that the first visible section it's not all and it's more content to scroll. I ...
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Have studies shown people actually use floating "Back to Top" buttons? [duplicate]

I know there are "guidelines" out there for how to handle floating Back to Top buttons, but I haven't found hard data or studies showing that users measurably prefer to use a Back to Top ...
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Is it right to use horizontal scroll to show information related to the same content in details page

I have a Mobile app for recipes, the user can click on recipe to see its details, in details page we have image, title, tags, ingredients, and steps for preparation. So my question is, is it right to ...
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Should console output or logs wrap when displayed in webpages?

I recently had some debates around how console/logs should be displayed inside a web page, I decided to ask people that likely know better the subject. I tried to make a recording of vertical-...
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Mobile UX for a list of questions with editable answers?

As part of a larger app, I am designing a mobile UX for a fixed list of 30 questions that the app user can answer. The user can answer from 0 to 30 questions, averaging around 3 answers. They can edit/...
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Sticky tab menu that actually scrolls the page vertically?

Not sure if the title is clear enough but i'm looking for examples and thoughts on this type of components. I looked through some single page websites but couldn't find what I was looking for right ...
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Recommendations about the size of an scrollable area in a mobile screen? (like a map)

There is always one time when we need to insert a map in a webpage or app while there is a vertical scrolling in the whole content. For example, imagine a web that has a map as the first element of ...
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Is there any research on where (on the physical screen) people prefer to read content

For example, on a page full with content, where at the bottom near the fold there is some content. Where do users tend to scroll to to read this content? Will they read it where it is, at the bottom ...
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Display large chart inside a card in a Dashboard

I'm going to design a Dashboard, I know how to show the information but my client said to me that a cohort chart is going to have a lot of information. I wonder if it's ok to add to the card that ...
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Usability testing: what can be the best questions to ask a user to understand if they prefer infinite scroll vs pagination?

For example, unsplash.com has an infinite scroll. Let's say we want to change it to pagination. What can be the best questions to ask a user for a usability test?
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good place to add recommendation section

We are designing an insight section where user can see all the critical status products or campaigns. we are providing a "recommended section" at bottom of the vertical scroll page. i have a ...
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Is it okay if the primary action after an operation is visible after scrolling

I am designing a web app which contain many different tools this particular tool has two fields one in which user uploads a single file and other where user can upload multiple files. The problem is ...
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Should I use a left aligned scroll bar?

Usually, users expect scroll bars to be at the right side of the content they want to scroll. My page menu is located on the left side of the page however and is intended to be scrolled separately (...
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Are Scroll Bars Dead?

I recently heard a designer say something to the effect that modern web designs don't use visual scrollbars - or at least they're only visible when scrolling. I'm a front-end developer and hadn't ...
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Scrollbars for an infinite plane

I'm designing a web application to plan Minecraft builds. Basically, it's a pixel editor except that each tile has a texture instead of a color. I am targeting desktop browsers, though I would like to ...
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Scrolling with more whitespace vs Everything on one page

Our end-users are used to an old B2B application which contains really small inputs and information that is so close together that it is difficult to distinguish. As a result, users complain a lot ...
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Best practice for use of grid in the web (desktop browser) application, scrolling is the biggest concern

Grid is the name for the extended table component, that allows the scrolling, ordering, sorting, grouping of the columns, allows to select one or more rows, sometimes allows to select single cells and ...
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