Questions tagged [scrolling]

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

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Double vertical scrolling - client requirement - Searching for a good reason to say no

The thing is my clients asks for a contact list where you have something like this The first ones are the contacts that already are your friends in the app, the second ones are not your friends yet ...
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Scrolling for the elderly

I'm creating a mobile app that needs to be suitable for elderly people. As is common for mobile apps, scrolling is done by dragging the screen up or down. However, I'm unsure if elderly people will ...
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Has horizontal scrolling become a more recognised/accepted pattern for mobile?

I am aware there are several other threads/discussions around this topic however I feel most are out of date or specific to image/card based horizontal scrolling. My question is has it become ...
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Local navigation for long mobile web pages?

I have a long (possibly, around 2500-3000px) mobile page which content is divided into three sections. The page has a header for global navigation. I am now wondering should I have a subheader for ...
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Changing scrolling behavior - good use cases?

Some websites modify scrolling behavior, e.g. by changing scrolling speed, "smooth scrolling", or even snapping to sections on scroll. Personally, I find it incredibly annoying to have my scrolling ...
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Layout for survey

I'm developing survey in wpf. First the user will input some info about them, then they should see the actual survey with following info: The user info (they just filled) List of questions and ...
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Footer + back to top on mobile web app

I'm a newbie to UX (and this site). I am developing a mobile-first website that will show a lot of contents/products like this Do I have to put a "back to top" button on top of the sticky filter ...
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Is scroll within a card good or bad? (In desktop)

I am designing a board view which has card design with huge data in it. So, I am using scroll in a card. Is that a good user experience or is there any better solution?
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By how much should slow/fast forward/backward scroll?

I am developing an application for visualizing graphs that contain technical data. The user can move the graphs left or right with 4 buttons: fast step backward - symbol = "<<" slow step ...
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Is autoscroll to search results an acceptable pattern?

I have a search page in development where you can't see the results because they fall below the fold. We've implemented auto-scroll as a solution. I think it's dizzying; is this a viable solution or ...
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The best scroll direction | Apple v.s. Windows [duplicate]

The two biggest computer companies in the world use opposite scrolling directions! When you switch from Windows to Apple, you'll notice that Apple has its scrolling reversed. But maybe it's Windows ...
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Do people click on “scroll to next section” buttons

I am wondering if anyone has data about this. "Scroll to next section" buttons are usually visible on the first screen of a website at the center bottom. If one clicks on them the browser scrolls the ...
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Is it good idea to include horizontally scrollable content inside swipeable tabs [closed]

As title says, i saw an app with swipeable tabs that had horizontally scrolling tabs and i would like to know others opinion whther nested scrolling hinders with user experience or not.
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Do users instinctively scroll on an app screen with content below the fold?

I'm designing a screen where I want the user to scroll because the "go forward"/"go back" buttons are below the fold. To hint to the user that they should scroll, I've got a line of text that is half-...
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Scrolling vs “view more” in comments/ large text fields

I'm trying to figure what the best was to handle large text fields in the middle of a form.(Ex. Comments) Is scrolling box the best way, or clicking a "view more" button at the end with the ability o ...
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Best way to display several long lists?

I'm redesigning a very old portal page that shows several lists, each of which could be very short or up to several hundred items long. As you can see in the attached image, the current UI mechanism ...
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natural/reverse scrolling usability studies

I am wondering whether there are any usability studies out there regarding natural vs. reverse (traditional) scrolling. I tried to google the matter a bit and it seems natural scrolling took off with ...
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Is it bad practice to prevent jump links from cluttering browser history?

I'm developing a website with rather long pages, where the user can click on hyperlinks to scroll up/down to elements of interest. This scrolling is done smoothly (using jQuery), to help maintain ...
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Scrollable content carousels. Should the scrolling experience be never ending, or reach a dead end?

I'm in the process of designing a scrollable carousel that contains a row of thumbnail images. Around 5 thumbnail images are visible by default, but there are about 25-30 thumbnail images altogether. ...
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Is there any data on where people touch their tablet screens to scroll? [duplicate]

In a small sample (n = 3) we found that one user almost always scrolled their tablet/phone by stroking along the margin/gutter where the scrollbar exists. This caused a problem, as we have small fold-...
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How to show a screen can be scrolled down? [duplicate]

Back in the old days scroll bars were used to show if and how much a page can be scrolled down. I'm working on a smartphone app and the settings screen takes up more than one screen and needs to be ...
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Circular scroll bar [closed]

I have been developing a circular motion scroll, For Instance: if you rotate the circle clockwise the page will scroll down and if you rotate the circle anticlockwise the page would scroll up. ...
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What would be the best practice for displaying a web page with 50 sub menus without scroll?

I would like to know how we can best represent a webpage with 50 sub menus or more without scrolling the page. Currently, I have implemented a side menu which pops out on click of the hamburger icon. ...
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“Up” button which scrolls page to the top

There is a kind of "tradition" on Russian web and I rarely see that on Western websites. They add a huge (from top to bottom of window) "Up" button which scrolls page to the top after click. So, ...
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Mixing vertical image slider for main items and horizontal slider for per item sub items

I am having a bit of a hard time to find a good solution for the following situation: As a user I'd like to add a section to my page. First you will need to choose which type of section you want (in ...
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Assigning permission - lengthy feature list experience

Task: User can assign the feature to applications. Problem statement: 1. Need to show all 25 feature list to user but in a better way. Is it a good experience to show all 25 features with UI Controls(...
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What's a good scrolling hint for partial-page content in iOS?

I'm developing an exercise app in which the bottom half (right half in landscape) of the screen is the "live" portion of the app. It runs a timer, along with a donut graph and counter showing elapsed ...
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Should a light box have scroll in the background?

In my mind, scroll bars in the background distract the user on the overall objective and on the main purpose of the light box. In the same light, most users hate popups and almost feel tempted to ...
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Would endless scroll on popup be a bad UI? [closed]

I want to use popup to present the user activities. The list might be long and I wonder if scrolling on popup is ok.
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Why do websites toggle header visibility on scroll?

Some websites have a (usually rather small) header that hides when the user scroll down. What I never understood is why it is shown again when scrolling up. Sometimes I want to scroll a bit up to ...
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Is it good UX to display web pages in a narrow, fixed-size column?

Nowadays most screens are wide and high-resolutioned, but when typical web page loads it leaves on the sides huge empty areas. I understand that designers don't want theirs content be messed up on ...
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Scroll to load more/infinite scrolling: What amount of content is enough content?

The 'pull/scroll to load more' interaction is dependent on there already being enough content to where the user would have to scroll. Does this mean that the amount of results on any given 'page' is ...
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On a single section of multiple items in mobile device, whether to scroll horizontally or vertically?

I am designing some file sending app similar to email apps. Below is an example of layout. For the [files attached] section, which scrolling method is more preferable, horizontal scroll, or vertical?...
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How to make horizontal scroll obvious?

The current project I am currently working on has one screen we display a list of contents which you can scroll vertically and when user taps on the share button on content it loads a list of people ...
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What's the best way to display text / content if the container has a size limit?

We have a page in our website that has a container with a static width and height (e.g. 500px x 500px). We are intending to keep the content inside short (to make it fit the size of the box). But in ...
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Position of scroll next to inline list with index

Working on a custom filter of an ecommerce website, which has an inline frame since the list is really long. there will be an index so the used can jump to certain letters in the list. there will be a ...
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What makes Reverse scrolling a sign of Bad UI?

My client needed to design a fully SVG animated website with reverse scrolling. But, I heard some people say things like: Try avoiding Reverse Scrolling, It's a sign of Bad UI design etc... What ...
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Scroll up and hold on desktop?

I am doing some research on a pattern that would allow to display more information when scrolling up, in a desktop app environment. Similar to the band's profile page on Spotify on mobile (album cover ...
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Displaying multiple charts in one page in a web view in Android?

I am developing an analytics app which would display multiple types of visualizations. So if I have a page displaying information about a stock, for instance, then I would like to show both the ...
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When does horizontal scroll feel intuitive to a user?

Was reading a few answers on UX Exchange, which lead me to question the utility of horizontal scroll in web apps. I had done a horizontal concept site recently (here and shown below) which was meant ...
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Why doesn't the mousewheel scroll left-right in single-line fields?

Question title says it all: why wouldn't scrolling the mousewheel scroll the input left or right when the mouse is on a single line field with content that exceeds its width? Now whenever I want to ...
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Is scrolling up better?

In apps where you have a list of items sorted by recency (tweets in the Twitter app, threads in the gmail app), typically the most recent item is at the top. For a mobile app, is it better to violate ...
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Tabs vs Scroll in content heavy website

I have a content heavy website. In a particular page there will be lot of data to be presented to the user. There are two options. Full Scroll Just present the data grouped properly with proper ...
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Any recommendations on horizontal scrolling on tablets/mobile apps? [closed]

Some apps such as the Netflix app use double scrolling: you can scroll vertically within the page and horizontally within a component. I know that Microsoft has moved away from horizontal scrolling ...
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Should a change of sort order scroll you back to the top?

Say we have a sortable table with peoples information in it (First Name, Last Name, Phone, Email, etc.) Initially this table is sorted by Last Name in ascending order (A-Z). Assume in this case we don'...
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What are the pros and cons of Horizontal vs Vertical scroll for image view on mobile apps?

We have an image gallery and are stuck in choosing whether it should be vertical scroll like Instagram feed or horizontal scroll like viewing Facebook photos. What are the pros and cons of both ...
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Fixed Scroll Landing Page (Desktop only): Good or Bad?

Quick question - Are fixed scroll landing pages on desktop good or bad for user experience? Click here for a Fixed Scroll Landing Page Demo I think it is good because it keeps the user focused on ...
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Scroll Up for Mobile [closed]

I need some proposal about where I can display the scroll up button in a cellphone in a user friendly approach. Any example? Thanks!
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Best practice for scrolling page with onscreen keyboard

Should you be able to scroll a page freely and be able to view all content with the onscreen keyboard visible? Situation You're using a touch device with a scrollable page. You initiate the ...
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Is it a good practice to use “inner content scroll” (on tablets)?

We fight everyday against (I don't know how the terme is coined) "inner content scroll" / "independent scroll" (I mean "overflow:scroll;") to prevent our users from getting this behaviors on their ...