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Is there a name for UI elements that update/change itself in the background?

For instance, Windows Live Tiles or Android's App Actions in the app drawer. For clarity, this is what FOSS Mint says about App Actions: For example, your phone will suggest your most recent ...
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What is this UI element called? A horizontal scrolling menu?

I'm talking about a horizontal scrolling menu with "left" and "right" arrows to scroll. I have been seeing this thing everywhere since I started working on a design that uses them. What are they ...
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How to describe elements/widgets properly?

We are making widgets for a corporate website and I'm trying to figure out the best way to describe them. Something like writing a documentation. There are at least 10 of these, but here is one ...
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What is the name of this element?

I'm trying to find out what the name of the element which asks you to choose which application to open a file in. This is on Android OS. The element: Does anyone know the name? Thanks
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How can I hide some UI elements until the mobile version is out?

The first picture depicts a design of notification preferences that is really strongly inspired by Backplane's solution (the second picture), because it suits my case perfectly. The client saw the ...
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Why is display of conditional blinking data rarely implemented in modern applications?

About 23 years ago, I deployed a character based pawnshop management application for MS-DOS 6.22 and Altos Xenix-V platforms. All my forms use high contrast with a black background. In the pawn ...
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Positioning of the result of an action made by the user

Ok, so I'll try to make this as clear as possible. So, I work in a PASS app product offering tech company and we've encountered the following issue while building a micro interaction task for one of ...
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Global functionality placement on Material Design

(Disclaimer - I'm not a UX/UI specialist, but rather a fullstack dev that also need to cover for the UX aspect of an application framework. So apologies in advance for any faux pas.) Preamble We are ...
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Element, that describe level of importance

I'm working a website design. I have a table with products from my list (like basket in eCommerce websites), and table with information about shops (address, link to map etc.), where I can buy ...
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Most recent data load time phrasing?

For a UI that will show information on various technical systems (servers), I would like to add a UI element saying something like: "Last data load time: (timestamp)" The trick is that the actual ...
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What is this particular piece of a GUI called?

What is the dividing line between the directory tree and the right-side view called? Specifically, what is the name of the "grab it and slide/resize" function? I'm trying to make this in wxPython ...
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Showing the same command at multiple UI locations

In my UI I have a Ribbon control, that is divided into tabs of commands that belong to a certain functionality of the program. It is a data analysis software, so I have a tab containing functions for ...
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Would an inline page search field (ctrl + F) be useful or not to users?

In our world of information overflow users turn to a popular search engine to find the specific piece of data/information/knowledge they look for. And it works most of the time, but users often need ...