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a setting affects system function and performance.

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What's the best practice for placement of settings menu in a webapp or website?

I was wondering is there any reason behind placing "settings" alongside other menu items and placing it inside profile or some other menu? Can anyone tell me what's the difference?
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Patterns for adjusting settings which may hinder the user's ability to adjust that same setting again

This question is about those self-referential settings where the ability of the user to control a device, say: using a mouse cursor, or viewing it on a monitor screen is itself affected by the ...
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Looking for UX pattern for selection that requires opt-in/opt-out option

I am working on a financial app and struggling with the UX in its settings area. The user needs to select with which method he/she wants to login to the app: faceID / fingerprint Only password ...
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Are there any significant implications to re-design a settings page?

We're doing a migration for some of our settings pages for our website at my current job and we're also trying to hit an external deadline. The way the current settings pages are laid out is a tabbed ...
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A good UX for optionally overriding settings

I have an application where the user is able to configure different settings when holding a key down, as opposed to when clicking on that key. My current UI is as follows: As you can see, the ...
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How to teach users on configuring the app?

My users find it very difficult to configure the app. It has many pages and they are linked to each other. Some config pages depend on others. During talks, when they view a page they are like "...
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What is a standard way of setting something as default?

I have a list of items a user can pick from. From this list, the user can set a default item. What would be the standard pattern for doing that? Ideas - star an item, add a "Default" badge ...
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Should we use the OS settings dialog or embed it in app?

Assuming one has the option (because I don't know how to do it on Expo) should app settings be part of the app or part of the OS? With it part of the app, we can style things and make it feel like the ...
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Essential information for multiple forms

Let's use configuring a router as an example. To have the basic setup, the user needs to fill some info from multiple sections/ forms. What option provides the best UX, to display an additional form ...
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