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Swipe gestures are used in touch screen interfaces. A swipe is accomplished by placing one or more fingers on the touch screen (or sometimes an entire hand or palm) and moving the fingers across the screen in a direction before letting go. Swipe gestures are popular with mobile and tablet ...

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iOS Swipe to edit difficult to discover

A while back, we worked with a Ux/Graphics designer that was enamored with the (then) emerging "swipe to edit" trend for iOS apps. We ended up with something that looks like this on a swipe: (...
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Most intuitive way to indicate swipe gestures

Right now I have a ViewPager with two different Fragments, and I currently indicate to swipe left and right with two chevrons. However, someone might mistake those icons for buttons, and I would like ...
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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 long should a swipe action be to open a sidebar?

How long/quick should a left or right movement be in order to indicate it's a swipe rather than user scrolling the page? I was thinking, if user isn't scrolling in the y axis and performed touch ...
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Use of 'swipe to reveal' within accordion menus

I have primary list items that can be tapped on to invoke an accordion menu to display X number of secondary list items below the primary list item. I would like to add swipe right-to-left ...
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Demonstrate an interaction with a design component [duplicate]

We have a mobile music application that has a header with a floating button underneath it, something along the lines of this crude image: People understand to click the button to play a song, but it ...
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Infinite carousel of 18 things or 4 carousels of 6 things

For a table interactive, I have a menu of 18 things presented in a carousel. Those 18 items are divided into four categories. The carousel will move by swiping either side, and the menu on top will ...
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How does swipe to delete work when using tabs?

I'm designing an android application with multiple tabs for viewing different lists. In one of the tabs, the items of the list can be removed; maybe using swipe to delete option, but the problem is ...
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Left-handed vs. Right-handed User

How to manage some special interactions like swipe from left to right at bottom of screen or vice versa, as it would be easy for a right-handed person when compared to left-handed person? For example,...
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Is “Swipe to Delete” on the iPhone Calculator Bad UX?

Many people have recently discovered that the iPhone's Calculator app had a backspace feature where one could swipe left or right to delete a digit. I'm not a professional UI/UX designer, but I feel ...
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Overloading screen swiping in mobile applications

I build a mobile application that has lists of content. There were two ideas about what should happen on a swipe. One was about the list, a catalogue of items, that is filterable. The idea was to ...
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What is this bar indicating swipeability called?

What is the name for a bar indicating an element can be swiped? These bars (boxed in red in the image below) are meant to indicate to the user that the element can be dragged or swiped. These are not ...
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How to quietly prompt user to use two finger swipe?

I was helping make an app for a class I am in and we stumbled across a small problem. We have a full page carousel: And for development reasons (the carousel's horizontal swipe would interfere with ...
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Swipe to delete (but not archive) on Android

My current project includes a list of messages plus a message detail view. Three modes of deletion are requested (no other actions, like "reply", are possible): Detail view: delete icon in the ...
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Different swipe gestures to dismiss iOS notifications in locked vs. unlocked phone— why?

In iOS 10, on the lock screen (or in the notification center), swiping up on a notification does nothing and to dismiss a notification you have to swipe left and tap "Clear". On the other hand, when ...
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Describing 3D swiping hand movement as curve on a XY plane

I'm trying to describe a 3D swipe gesture (only vertical or horizontal, no diagonals) above a given flat surface using as much conventional geometry or similar non-machine-learning techniques (Hidden ...
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Bi-directional gestures for multi-language applications

Whilst adding on-boarding screens to our mobile app and we've identified a scenario around translation and support for right-to-left (which I've now discovered to be known as bi-di) guestures. I ...
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Alternatives for swipe action in mobile [closed]

I have a view for iphone where user has pin and unpin functionality on the list. Everything is working fine as in the image below: My view has been divided into sections,and i want this functionality ...
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Which interaction should be preferred for refreshing an individual card in a listview in android app?

I have a listview showing a set of results in android app. I need to refresh the state indicated on the right end of an individual result card in the list. I thought of one possible interaction like ...
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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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Adding and deleteing from saved addresses. How would a user know that swiping means delete?

I’m building an app for smartphones. A feature in the app requires users to enter an address. Normally, the user would touch the text input field and type it in using the system keyboard, but the user ...
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What is the default or accepted convention for swipe gestures on mobile application

It seem like some applications provide clear labels, icons and call-to-actions that indicate the outcome of swiping gestures while other mobile applications seem to assume a convention or informs the ...
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Mobile swipe view with multiple gestures, what would be the best approach

I have a bit of user experience issue for my mobile application. One of the view is similar to the mobile app Tinder. The user can swipe items to the left and to the right to go to the next item. But ...
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What's the best undo button position for a tinder X ecommerce app

I'm working on an ecommerce app that uses a tinder like approach to browse products. http://fashionista.com/2014/05/tinder-for-fashion-apps the core ui will be right to add like and left to not ...
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Is the swipe list pattern suitable for ecommerce

I'm working on an ecommerce app and it seems i need to perform 2-3 actions on an item on a list view without leaving the the screen. I'm wondering if the swipe list pattern (below) would be a suitable ...
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Swipe views using Tabs in Android app

I am working on an Android app, which has two major flows: One where user looks at a feed of items, and chooses to click on any of them Or when user wants to enter/edit their personal information. I ...
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Is there a reason to have different actions for refreshing a page vs reloading a page with known new content?

In the official Stack Exchange mobile apps (I use the iOS version, but I assume the behavior is similar on the other platforms), there are two distinct user actions used to refresh/reload the ...
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Gesture based checkout for ecommerce app

We are working on a feature that allows returning customers to checkout with a gesture, since they have already given their payment and delivery info in their previous purchase. p.s. This is for ...
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How can I indicate that an area is swipable? [duplicate]

I have a mobile timeline with cards, each card can be swiped to the right to display interaction options. We feel that it's not evident to the user that there's anything there, the 3 dots we've added ...
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Who invented the “swipe to …” gestures

Swipe gestures are now quite common and allow access to one or multiple functionality by swiping a list item to the right or the left. Even if I know a few apps having such a feature, I wonder which ...
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Best way to provide add/remove functions for a matrix's rows and columns in a smartphone app

I'm building a matrix calculator for Android and am having some difficulty designing an intuitive Graphical User Interface due to the limited space I have on a smartphone screen. The top 30% of the ...
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Swipe direction when designing for Right-To-Left languages?

Books printed for people that reads Right-To-Left (RTL) languages is bound for flipping pages opposite direction of LTR. What is todays common swipe direction when moving forward to next page/view, ...
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Android: swipe vs long press

We are working on messenger for Android. There is a quite controversial problem: we need to show a context menu for each message bubble after some action. We want to use swipes, but it's not native ...
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Deciding to swipe a card right or left cognitive load?

In a mobile swipe interface in which we can have 2 actions from the user: "Don't care" / "Like", it seems deciding and swiping in a direction left/right takes some cognitive load, forces the user to ...
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Android Swipe View, Delete a page

I have an Android application with a swipe view. The user is able to add pages with a floating action button. But I cannot figure where to put the "delete this page" action. I have a floating action ...
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Right and left representing good and bad

I've been playing around with material design and was making an app where the user can interact with an element by either swiping it right or left (pressing it does a third thing). The idea is that ...
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Does swipe behaviour on mobile devices take into account left or right-handedness?

It seems like for desktop applications it is not necessary to take into account of left/right hand differences since the mouse can operate well enough for most screen designs. However, for mobile ...
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Is there a research about effectiveness of swipe interfaces vs tap interfaces?

Basically what I want to learn is how popular or useful is the swipe in comparison to the tap button in Tinder? Which one do users prefer? Are there any numbers or data about this topic? I read some ...
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How to make user understand differences in swipe actions

In an iOS application the user can swipe a card left or right and each has a different meaning. Swipe left skips the card and presents the next one. Swipe right spreads the content to other users. ...
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What to do about users that use two fingers to swipe?

I am wondering if you guys have any solutions for a problem I am consistently seeing on our mobile site. We signed up for Inspectlet a couple months ago and something that I see from several mobile ...
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Swipe in which direction to get to the next newest article? [duplicate]

I'm working on iPad and mobile app and want to add the option to swipe the article to get the next one. In order to get newer article what should be the direction of the swipe?
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Horizontal or vertical swiping?

I am currently working on an app and came across the following. Let's say we are making a table with whatever data (music as example) to use on a mobile device. What will the user like more swiping ...
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Both swipe from left and swipe from right navigation in the same app; is it a good choice?

I'm designing the interaction and UI for a RWD e-commerce page. On tablet and mobile front page there has to be a hidden place for: list of categories shopping card login/register + open shop panel ...
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Dropdown or Sliding for choosing

A user (conductor) will pick a destination taking the minimal amount of time. Since this is a ticketing system which user can tap or swipe. Check the Example of 2 set of images below: The 1st set ...
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Prompt user for swipe for deletion - Design

I am currently working on an Android application where in users see a list of items and they can swipe to delete them, or shake to delete them. But I received various comments from my colleagues that ...
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Swipe pattern on a mobile app

I'm developing an app of a culture event of my country. I'm developing for iOS an Android. I'm an Android user and for me is common the swipe-to-left pattern to change screens. I would like to know if ...
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How to indicate that a list view can be swiped to reveal controls?

I would like some advice on any approach which is conventionally used for indicating that swiping sideways will reveal buttons. I need to answer this design issue both for iOS and Android although ...
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list view slide indicator [duplicate]

what is the common indicator for a swipe gesture in a table view cell (similar the ios mail box). when swiping two button slides in from the right. This is for both ios and android mobile application ...
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Swipe gesture vs prev/next buttons

Let's say you are navigating through an image carousel and you're on a touch device. Which navigation method do you prefer: prev/next buttons or swipe-left/right gesture? I'm trying to convince my ...
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How to indicate that specific sections of a page can be swiped

There are a lot of mobile UI design patterns that support swiping, and these are designed based on interaction and animation that indicate the behaviour. Examples include the 'swipe/pull down to ...