Questions tagged [tabs]

a tab widget presents one out of a number of same sized panels to interact with. Which panel is presented is chosen from a list along one edge.

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Two tabs on the same page?

In a page we're designing, we have an issue of there being two tabs (closely positioned) and I wanted some suggestions for alternatives. Essentially in this page, we have a main tab that serves the ...
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Multi-Tabs - how to handle invalid fields on non active tab with save for all tabs?

I have a page with tabs. The Save Data will save data for all tabs. It is possible that some tabs will have input fields that will be invalid when they hit save. How would I go about handling ...
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Tab content is only a single link

One page of my website has several different related tabs. One of those tabs, however, only will contain a single link to an external site, which makes the page seem very empty when that tab is active....
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Why does Tinder/Bumble put navigation at the top? [closed]

I noticed on the two most popular dating apps, Tinder and Bumble, they made the decision to put tab-like navigation at the top of the screen. Admittedly this is a stretch to reach, and I've always ...
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2 selection buttons 1 preferred but with different input types

I have 2 login forms in the same page: login with username&password, login with emailaddress&password. I separated forms with tabs but 1 of the login forms is always selected as default ...
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How to display multi level multiple tab or options in UI?

For my project, i am having the following need. We have folder tree kind of options in Left side ( say it as folder ) Each folder has its own multiple options ( say it as 'opt1,2 etc' ) Each opt1,2,...
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Use tabs or just present all the content out in an accordion?

For a design project, we are deciding whether using a tab within the accordion or just lay out the data with subtitles within the accordion will best help categorize the content for the user. What do ...
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Using a select for navigation instead of tabs?

Is a select box appropriate to control navigation on a page? For user profiles, I'm considering putting a select box in the header to change views, so a user can select from 'About', 'Calendar', '...
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Filled tabs design in Android

I need to make a tab section in my app, it will only have two tabs. Exploring several solutions from other applications, I came with this (among others): However, it seems to be more of an iOS design,...
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Improving CRUD operations on list UI

Thus far, our pages for operations to be done on a collection of things (tasks, pricing groups, permission groups, ...) have this general structure: If the things getting modified in bulk have "only ...
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Screen with multiple list crud

I have a screen with CRUDs For example: I will register a department and identify all job positions, equipment and employees Solution A: Display everything on a scrollable page Solution B: Display ...
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Grouping or visually linking multiple rows in tabular data - best practices

I need to help users interact with a (potentially very long) assignment list of healthcare procedures. The list is tabular data that users want to sort in various ways. Since this is healthcare a ...
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Wizard component - current state vs active state

The system is used for executing tests. Each test has to go through a number of stages that include user interaction with the system, meaning that each step also has a dedicated screen. We have in ...
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How to achieve quick navigation, for scrollable horizontal tabs on Android mobile devices

Problem Labels is quite a common feature, in note taking app, for categorizing notes. Most of the note taking app in the markets, will place labels selection in hamburger navigation bar. For ...
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How to improve discoverability of unclicked tab?

This is a two-part question. I'm a designer at a health tech company that helps post-op patients track their rehab progress, and we're currently redesigning the site's timeline, which displays the key ...
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Tabs VS Menu hierarchy . Material design VS informational architecture

There are two levels of menu. Tabs and usual sub menu. The problem is when tabs are under home/manage/analytics menu - it doesn't make sense because hierarchy is actually backwards. Because ...
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Segmented Control for big texts

Do you have an alternative for the segmented controls in iOS? We'll need 4 tabs, medium to big size words, no icons. You can see an example (not real words) in the image below. It's too tight we ...
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Tabs or toggle to switch between contact forms?

I have a 1-pager with the primary objective being to have the (somewhat-qualified) user initiate contact of some sort. IT is for a SUPER, super small business, so a direct phone call would be both ...
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Alternative to multiple rows of tabs

I'm looking for a clean expandable solution to have many tabs (that end up being in multiple rows), but UI is not necessarily my strong suit. I'm planning a rewrite of an old application that is ...
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Ideas for placing tab-specific actions

I've got the following tabbed interface Each tab is a scrollable list of items that can be marked as checked or not. You can click on the blue button on the top right to add a new item to the ...
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Tabs in Accordion

I have a card with an accordion with 2 related but separate functions. I'm cautious about a design pattern that puts Tabs in Accordion to seperate this functionality. Firstly its not something you ...
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Why tabs belong to “search” section rather than to “content” section in Google?

What is the rationale behind keeping tabs visually connected with the search section rather with the results here? I've also seen this pattern in accordions. I would understand if selected options ...
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Navigating a double top bar

I've ran into a UX problem in a site I'm designing. I feel like there's an obvious solution but I'm having trouble finding it. I have a site that has a global sticky bar. In the middle of the site, I ...
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How to handle many tabs [duplicate]

If we try to create a page which contains tons of data about each employee. These data are categorized in tabs and every tab opens nested tabs! The tabs appearance looks overwhelming especially after ...
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Radio buttons and subordinate options

I often come across the situation where the user must make a high-level choice using radio buttons or dropdown, and - depending on that choice - different sets of subordinate options are presented. ...
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An alternate approach to Treeview

I have a screen where I get a List of Main items. Inturn, each of these main items will have list of sub items inside them. Now user can select a Main Item or items inside it and then run the report. ...
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Tabs with long labels in constrained space

One of the pages in our enterprise desktop application, (Refer Attached Image) is divided into two sections, the right one occupies 30% of the real estate. Users are overwhelmed with information on ...
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Profile screen when tabs on top

I am making an Android app. When the equivalent of this app on iOS is using bottom tabs, the recommended way to get it onto Android is to use a top tab bar like this: So true to this, I have created ...
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Best practice for responsive vertical side menu

If we have the classical vertical side menu (on the left) for desktop: then, what is the best practice for displaying it responsively, especially when there's quite a few menu buttons? To hint you ...
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How to group a long list of items on 1 mobile app page?

One of the applications I work on is required to display a long list of items. The list page must display a list of line item labels and their corresponding values. The user can select some of the ...
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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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Accordions on iOS, and Android

Back in the day, Accordions for web apps were quite common. We built a Silverlight app, and it has a very Accordion-centric workflow. The content is mainly divided up in to Accordion panels because a) ...
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Dummy tabs functionality that link to another site

I came across an example of having tabs at the very top of the page that links to other urls. However, once you land on the other site, the relevant tab is styled as active. What are the generic ...
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How to Handle Selecting options?

is their any alternative to tab? I'am currently handling a design that requires too many options per tab in a page. so lets say for example:
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Using tags on the products page

I have a question about the products page navigation. At this moment it is sorted in the tabs f.e. vendor, kit, performance etc. When you open the vendors tab there is categorization by the vendors ...
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Use of cards and tiles within the same mobile application

Can I use cards and tiles within the same application? There are two tabs: "Meetings" and "Activities". In "Meetings", all items will have the same elements, so I 'm using tiles. On the other hand, in ...
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Should HTML email links opening a new tab?

I've gotten the request multiple times to make all html email links open a new tab. The reasoning is usually "If someone opens the email in a browser we want the links to open new tab so we don't take ...
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Top Navigation with Profile headache

We have introduced a beta version of our web app 2-3 weeks ago. Although we have not benchmarked it, i feel that something is very wrong here, in the way we present the top nav bar and the profile via ...
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Shifting Parent records from child

In my application, Grand parent and Parent tabs contains grid controls. From my Child tab, i should be able to select desired parent or grand parents records without opening the Grand parent or ...
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Mobile: Is it bad to implement a tab-like system that open different pages?

In a mobile website (m.domain.com), as the page load time could be a number 1 problem, isn't this a bad way to implement? Here "Profile, Claps, Highlights and Responses" tab-like links on Medium ...
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saving paths in a backend

I thought to enlarge my team for a while to understand a possible improvement for a case is going to be a pita. I need to be consistent inside a top-down pattern in which I have these nested content ...
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Responsive web app, bottom tabs for secondary navigation or primary actions?

I'm building a web app that I need to be fully functional for all devices, so I've built it from the ground-up as a mobile-first responsive web app. I already use a hamburger and left nav for main ...
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Android TabStrip navigation alternative on iOS

I am in the process of porting my material design Android app into a native iOS app with Swift. The two apps are very similarly navigated, and share many design features (a mashup of iOS design and ...
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Should I spread my enterprise application across multiple browser tabs?

I am building an enterprise application using an MVC framework (Laravel). My users are often going to want to open a record, and leave it open so they can come back to it later. These records may ...
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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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How to simultaneously open pages from different places in the hierarchy in the desktop app?

We have a desktop app where user has to enter information on different pages. All pages in the app are placed in a hierarchy. For example: Item 1 Item 1.1 Item 1.2 Item 2 Item 2.1 But you can ...
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Cross reference between tabs, a bad practice?

It is known that in-page links can be confusing, but also are helpful to easily navigate through page content. For tabs, there are some design guidelines too. A good article is this: "Tabs, Used ...
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If a tab has the same name as a card, should the card heading be removed?

I am using material design concept. I have tabs and within each tab are cards with headings and content. Sometimes there are 4+ cards inside each tab, sometimes there is only 1 card. I understand ...
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Three tabs, each containing settings of increasing complexity - what should they be called?

I'm designing a web app. The settings menu consists of 3 tabs. For context, the user make an input, and the app generates an image. The first tab has very basic settings that even the least ...
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Naming convention for Tabs

I am working on a tab UI and my goal is to show the remaining number of a particular entity left. The first image is what I got in the first iteration. I tried a different variation in the second ...