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

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How to scroll up and down a mobile document

Assume you are using a mobile device where the only scrolling method is an up/down control - no scrollbars or other 'proportional' controls. You are viewing documents which typically have many links ...
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Best way to indicate horizontally scrollable sections to a user?

I'm working on my website and I love the idea of using horizontal scrolling to display large lists of items while saving vertical space. The problem I'm having is that in the desktop version of ...
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Scroll wheel vs. Explicit Scroll Buttons (OR BOTH!)

Let's say you have a section of scrollable content, a lesson plan for example. It's contained in a sidebar in the UI. Assuming users understand that they can scroll with their scroll wheel or mousepad ...
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Multiple scrolling, dragging in modal/popup window. Good UX?

Had a discussion with the stakeholders regarding the things they require and they suggested to convert the product's modal window in the similar form the WRAP is doing(Open any image just after one ...
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Fixed primary navigation and secondary navigation pit bar right below

I am currently designing an ecommerce site that has a fixed primary navigation, but further down the page we have a secondary navigation (Product Specifications, Additional Information, User Reviews) ...
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How to add action buttons to subsections of long lists

When having a potentially long list with different subsections (in this case - Augmented and Unaugmented Targets) how can you add action items to the subsections (like the export button) - which are ...
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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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“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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Ubiquity of Side-swipe gestures

In windows, it's a fairly common experience to stumble on an app with a horizontal scrollbar and be forced to click and drag the scrollbar (terrible UX), where as in most Mac devices you can simply ...
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Page scrolling vs. Non-scrolling web app

Here's my problem. I have one view on our web app that needs just a list to scroll, not the entire page. The rest of the views need the entire page to scroll. I have no idea what to do. The old ...
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Vertical Inverse scrolling

I have visited the site http://www.rleonardi.com/interactive-resume/ . There you can see horizontal scrolling and in level 4, you can see the Inverse vertical scrolling. When I scroll back, it makes ...
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What are the alternatives to Apple's spring back scrolling to show end of list?

Across Apple's operating systems, the list ending is shown by a spring like action at the end of the list. If you try to scroll beyond the list, it acts like a spring getting stretched. Apparently, ...
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Mouse-wheel scroll interaction for navigating through pages

The application is a windows8 desktop app (runs in fullscreen resolution, always). The app is a comic viewer. Each page is a scanned image, the height is variable, but it almost always overflows the ...
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How should horizontal scrolling be handled?

In this example, horizontal scrolling is handled with vertical scrolling. My question is: is this a good practice for handling horizontal scrolling in desktops? Is there a better way or horizontal ...
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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 does scrolling when dragging an element scroll faster on mouse wiggle? [closed]

I don't know about other operating systems, but this is very prolific in Windows. Let's say you have a scrollable container that items can be dragged onto. You want to drag an item onto the part of ...
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Why is touchpad's 2 finger “natural” scroll the invert of natural scroll on Ubuntu?

I've been using Ubuntu for a while now, and I discovered today how to use what's called the natural scroll, which corresponds in fact to the same scroll as in a mac OS. So in Ubuntu, unnatural ...
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Scrolling inside overlay or on the whole page

I have this web-app that has mostly web pages with search results (such as google is), so there's scrolling normally. But I have this scenario that you can open an overlay that shows additional ...
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How fast should a user-initiated horizontal scroll be?

I have a bunch of athletes that have their faces linking to their bios. On desktop computers where users don't have the ability to touch-swipe, arrows take over the job. Click here for a working demo ...
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What are some alternative design patterns I can use in this case?

I'm working on a magazine-style website which has a fluid two-column box centered in the middle of the screen (think of this as the spread of a magazine). The left column contains an image and the ...
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What is the name of this scroller component?

I have these arrows that when clicked scroll n cards to the side. I would like to find a React component that does that, but I don't know how is it called.
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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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Scroll function in a map layer control

I'm currently working in a project where we're building an application with a map as an important component. In the map there's a layer control with map layers grouped in to different categories. As ...
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Swipe to refresh leaderboard

Our mobile game has a leaderboard widget with names and scores: This is a scrollable list with 50 to 100 elements in it, sorted by score. One entry is for the current user, others are for his ...
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How to decide whether to paginate or scroll?

This game-related app is navigated through the sidebar, and there are tabs that in the main section to further navigate an area. In the 'Updates' tab (shown), I am questioning how much information ...
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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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Page section indicators for vertical scrolling

Can anyone let me know what the technical UX/UI name is for the indicators on the right-hand side.I've tried googling a bunch of variations but can't find a definitive answer. Thanks in advance
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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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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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Where would you place scroll indicator buttons? Left or right of content?

I was wondering if there were any A/B tests carried out for where scroll indicator buttons should be placed. See for example Acquia.com, they have up and down scroll buttons placed, which is good for ...
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Web App on PC & Tablet - Tablet cue for scrollable panel?

I have a web app that's meant to be targeted to both PC and tablet users. The app has two main "panes" side-by-side (a map and a legend, effectively), and I'm finding that the "scrollability" (did I ...
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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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Modal - verticals, and horizontal scrolls

I have a modal in which I have to include 13 columns in a 12-grid column. That would involve a vertical scroll, and a horizontal one. Should i go with pagination so I can do with one of the scrolls?
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Lengthy forms with scroll (on Web)

Is there any recommended way to tackle very lengthy forms, with long scrolls? I'm talking about web interface. My use case requires the user to fill up a lengthy form for each operation ("operation" ...
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is anchor link usage common in mobile based web design

I'm working on a landing page with sections of content. Is it common to have anchor links on the top in mobile websites, when you click on the link you will jump to different section of the screen. ...
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Alternative to scrolling the user's screen when they click on input so we can make room for tooltips?

We have a form in our web app which allows users to create a list of "cards". Our system dynamically displays tooltips to help them enter high quality information. A simplified example might be ...
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Scrolling Checkerboard Background for Transparent Images

Almost all image editors have the following checkerboard background for showing transparent images: My app lets users view transparent images (only view, not edit) with a background of their choice. ...
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User Scrolling Issue

I have a site where I am thinking about putting an ajax "click for more results" similar to twitter, etc. But each of my results is displayed with A, B, C next to the result. I'm wondering what I ...
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To scroll down or to use thumbnails, that's the question…while building a web portfolio interface.

What is more efficient: scrolling down or opening thumbnails? Which one would respect the user's patience the most?
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scrolling vs stepping for labelling a large number of things

I'm not sure if this is the correct place to ask this question but I'll try anyway. I have a webapp where the user has to label a large number of separate examples, say 200 of them. Each example is ...
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Content not viewable due to page scroll

Context We deal with a lot of data in our product. Mostly we design list views in such a way that when you click on any row in the list view you get to see the detail view on the right side of the ...
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images loading on scroll experience

Traditionally I have created sites where the images all download at once, but you often see sites where the images only download once they are scrolled to and in view in the screen. I presumed this ...
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When to bring in a scroll?

I have a row of elements, and have a second row of elements below it. I am trying to keep both the tables in view of the user. At what row count should I ideally introduce a scroll?
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Travel planning app — best navigation pattern for horizontal scrolling?

I'm designing a trip planning app that allows users to create events under vertical 'Day Columns.' It scrolls horizontally. However, the 'Day' columns containing events are potentially infinite and ...
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Designing an array of buttons

Now I’m designing a single-view mobile application for iOS. The view contains a text area at the top, and an array of buttons for users to input characters. I’m deciding the layout of the buttons so ...
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MOBILE VIEW: additional info in horizontal scroll vs. modal vs. accordion

I am working on the mobile view of a website with profiles on it. On those profiles there are a lot of categories/groups filled with tags and other information. In order to keep the page clean and the ...
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Documentation in one page or different pages?

What way should the documentation of a site be, all in one page or split into different pages? Since I think it is relevant, this is my project documentation right now, a library for Node.js ...
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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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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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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 ...