Questions tagged [terminology]

Words used to describe or identify things, either from the user or designer's perspective.

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What's the best word to use for table overlapping the mobile screen to show the information on the right, “swipe left” or “slide left”?

For me, the best way to show the list is by using cards either you scroll sideways or scrolling down by having each list stacked cards. With client preference to have the table similar UI and behavior ...
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What is the name of this UI component? (Caspio actions/logic builder)

Caspio (and other software I've seen over the years) includes a visual method of defining logic as shown in the screenshot below. Does anyone know the name of this type of component? Does anyone know ...
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Best practice for meaning of “return” in UI flow

For context in this question, I am recalling a programmable thermostat interface with four large buttons, two each on the left and right side of an LCD display. The display showed labels for the ...
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What is the name for Flutter's sliver-like behaviors?

I'm looking for a component name that behaves like flutter's sliver: Here is an example of sliver. What i'm looking for exactly is a list that collapses or expands based on how much you dragged, ...
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Global object to apply to every page -or- Custom object

I have a site that allows users to create and share lists. Each page represents a different list. I'm adding a secondary list below which represents a shared or global list across all the user's pages....
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Are there alternate names for a “one touch expandable” split pane button?

A Java tutorial on split panes describes how the draggable split divider can be optionally configured with two small buttons that, with one click, can make the split pane show the entirety of the left ...
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Is there a name for “return on investment” where the “return” is not money?

We had a discussion with an economist about the concept of UX Debt. At a certain point, I wanted to explain that not all UX processes can be measured in a quantitative or monetary way, but that there ...
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What term denotes “respecting dark and light themes”?

If my website displays appropriately on a wide variety of screen sizes, I would say, "My website is responsive." In a similar spirit, if my website respects the user's choice of light theme ...
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What is the term for large photo modals? Is there anything better than “lightbox”?

What is the best term for a UI showing large image or image gallery in a modal? Two common use cases are e-commerce sites and photo galleries. The first term that comes to mind is lightbox as the ...
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Is there data on what types of names make your software memorable?

Forgive me if this is considered off topic, I looked through all of the stack exchange sites and this seemed like the closest fit. If someone can recommend a more appropriate site, let me know and I'...
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Component used for themes or customization at the top of the application

I noticed recently an interesting feature in the Microsoft Office 365 applications that seemed subtle but piqued my interest. It sits at the top right of the application window as a wispy cloud like ...
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What is the name for a plot that shows data at each X,Y coordinate

I'm creating some new plotting infrastructure and I can't figure out what this type of plot should be called. It's a pretty basic plot where you have an Cartesian X-Y grid and each grid cell ...
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how can i obtain a cut off value in 5 point likert scale

how can i find a cut off value for attitude using a 5 point likert scale where i have 20 statements.The scale ranges from strongly agree, agree, neutral, disagree and strongly disagree, each with a ...
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Semantic names for shift-click and ctrl(or cmd)-click?

I'm implementing something that uses shift-click and ctrl-click (cmd on the Mac) in the normal way. Shift-click lets you select a range of elements and ctrl-click lets you toggle the selection of ...
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Best abbreviation of Real-End User Experience?

I know user experience is commonly abbreviated UX. What about composita? Real end-user experience monitoring (usually some kind of passive monitoring) is often called just Real User Experience. So I ...