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Displaying object states with minimal UI changes (for large numbers of objects)

I've been tasked with a design challenge, which apparently seemed so simple for me, but I've almost come to a dead end. There are states for an object that need to be represented visually on a page. ...
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Best practices for showing selection states in dropdowns

I'm designing a CRM-style interface for medical assistants, and I'm wondering if putting a check next to the selected state in a dropdown is redundant if that state is already showing on main screen? (...
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Allowing both hover and select state on a section / component

Do you think allowing both hover and select on a component makes sense in the bellow context? The tool is a drag & drop application builder (UI builder). Configuring objects (sections in the page ...
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Is there a UX term for a “happy state”?

A "happy state" is a bit like an empty state but occurs when the user successfully completes a task or likewise. Is there a coined term for this kind of screen? Example (this source names it a "...
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Should I have a disabled button or no button at all, if the user doesn't have sufficient privileges for the action?

I would like advice on whether a disabled button is better than no button for a certain UI. Basically, the regular (experienced) users can either comment on an issue or close it; the users with ...
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Show multiple statuses/state on a list item

Currently, I am working on a feature for a mobile forms application where users can send data via SMS and Internet. What I need to accomplish is a way to display both the internet and sms submission ...
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Defaulting values for a calculation tool

I've been asked to build a repayment calculator for a bank and 85% of their customers are of a specific type, e.g. Married, over the age of 30 first time buyer etc, you get the idea. Now, depending ...
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iOS - Should buttons/links have a disabled state?

I'm working on an iPhone app and am doing research on disabled states. It looks like it's not a common pattern on iOS. I looked at many apps (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, WhatsApp, App Store, Apple Store ...
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Form button - After selection state

On my website, there's a short form where the users need to make a selection (Green or Red) and then submit their request. The currently applied method for the button state after making the selection, ...
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Representing a network delay in fetching the status of a network object

Back story I am working on a monitoring view of a network management system. The system allows the user to deploy a network object in a client environment. Once done, this monitoring view shows the ...
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UI to edit objects that consist of states

I have a object that may have different state on certain time. I need to create representation to edit this object, so user should be able to add event(new state), edit previous states, or change ...
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How should I show disabled state in table?

Let me explain a problem at first! I am making a mockups for a web service hardly consisted of tables. Every table has action at the end of each row. So, every set of actions refers to certain row. ...
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Enable/Disable - single check-box or two radio buttons?

I am working on system which is intended for rather technical users - engineers, etc. The system consist of several windows, each provide the user with the option to configure (create/edit) some ...
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Conventions for Current/Active state on a list item

I have a list of items one of which will be in a current/active state. Let's for instance say its an outstanding list of jobs but I need to differentiate between the job I am currently working on and ...
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How should a multi-state toggle slider with more than two states be implemented?

The toggle slider is a very common pattern on mobile devices for iOS and certain web applications, however they work well for only a dual-state switching. When it comes to more than two states, the ...
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How to indicate that an element is “new” in a list

I was wondering if you had any clever idea of how to show that an element in a list is new. In my case I'm displaying a list of documents and I want the user to see which ones are new since their ...
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How to deal with multiple feedbacks from a single action

This one is a bit tricky: I have to give the user 2 actions for every object on my app: Add to list and Feature (that's the best translation I could come up with). The problem is: Add to list adds an ...
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Change negative checkbox labels to positive?

I know that the ideal state would be to use positive connotation for checkbox labels as in [✔️] do this rather than [✔️] don't do this The system I am working on has many checkboxes in many ...
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Color decision for different state of an activity

I need to decide the colors for these states. Approved, Reject, Corrected The functions are like this. One user can approve some task but it can correct be corrected by some other user. Here ...
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Standard representation of states for objects in software application

I am trying to come up with a standard to be included in a style guide for a software application. One of the difficulties with the guide is around documenting states/status that seem to have a ...
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Should a button become lighter or darker on hover?

We're having a discussion in the office about whether a button should become lighter or darker when a user hovers over it. Here are some examples from the field: Apple "Buy Now" button (Second is ...