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What are the best practices, or guidelines, to having a web form auto-save and manually save?

There are many ways in which a web form is made to auto-save and manually save; I'm wondering what would be the best practices to do so. Form is a web application form, and I want to save user values ...
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When do you choose a long form with a stepper and when do you choose for one-form-per-screen (like typeform)?

Situation I'm designing a flow where a user needs to fill in multiple types of data to let us know they're moving to a new place. Currently I've divided it up into 4 steps. In each step they have to ...
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Need examples of applications similar to TurboTax [closed]

I'm currently working through an application very similar to how TurboTax functions. I have a paper form that needs to be entered by users into my application (see example" https://www.cms.gov/...
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Justification for adding confirmation page in transaction website userflow

I've implemented a web form for users to request a transfer or withdrawal of funds they have deposited with our service. Our financial person, who handles most finance-related customer support, is ...
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When to Ask for Location During Sign Up

I'm working on an app that sends technicians to fix problems. Think of it like Uber for repairs. The service is only available in a select few cities, and the way the sign-up process right now is ...
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Web form field - Select box with free text

I've been tasked with building a component to allow the selection of some sane defaults or optionally allow the user to enter free text. Semantic UI offers an Allow Additions option which enables the ...
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Regular Checkbox vs Checkbox button

We're debating on using regular checkbox vs checkbox buttons I feel the regular checkboxes (first one) is a better choice. Visually, it clearly says that there's a choice to be made. Also, it's very ...
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Login system for anonymous crime reporting service

I work in the digital team for a UK-based crime prevention charity. The charity has an online form where people can give information about crime anonymously, and they can chose when completing the ...
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UI to invite multiple users with specific roles and permissions [closed]

I have an application where I am sending invitations to multiple users at a time. The current UI is very simple, but now requirement has changed: invite users with various roles and permissions. I ...
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Multi-column form design [duplicate]

I'd like your feedback on a situation I'm facing with my stakeholders with regards to a particular web form design. I'm new to my role as a UX Designer and hope to learn from experienced folks here. ...
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Should top-aligned labels be in bold text?

I've got a web form with top-aligned labels. Will bold text make it easier for user to fill in the form or will it be it more difficult for them? Do you know any studies about that? Thanks.
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Design/Ideas needed for better utilization of space

There is one grid-view in our web application. But as you can see, group and category are eating up the space. Is there any better ideas for such layouts? Even if there is total change in the layout, ...
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How to handle conditional logic in questionnaires?

I am working on an UI for creating Questionnaires.It should work like this:I have a saved list of preset questions. I can create a questionnaire template which can be triggered by the user at a later ...
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How should users type in a formatted time or duration field? (Data entry into duration field)

I would like our users to type in a time field for a grid column filter. The time field will be formatted in a hours and minutes format like HH:MM or HHH:MM. My question is how should we allow users ...
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Making complex user-interaction more intuitive

I've created a "poke" functionality for a social networking web app I maintain. I need help in presenting this feature to my users in the most intuitive way possible. How it works: A user can poke ...
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Do not fill in both set of fields

I have two set of fields, fields A, B, C, and D and fields 1, 2, 3, and 4. Total two sets of fields, each with four fields of their own. If user choose to fill in alphabets then they are not allow ...
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Not available options: Disabled or hidden?

I have a form with these elements: A checkbox A dropdown with a list of options It is an eCommerce site which uses points as currency. During checkout user has the following options: The checkbox ...
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Where to place the button to open a DataTable and fill input fields based on selection?

I have a wizard that has four steps. On the first step, there is a form with user data inputs. I need to have a button that opens up a modal with a datatable, and based on the selection on that table, ...
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Question about editing data and when/how to present forms — web application

I'm working on a project that is a web application -- it has a lot of data that the users navigate through, most of which can be edited by the users. The data is presented on multiple pages, organized ...
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What's the best way to alert someone to an error on their form?

When someone submits a form on a Website or mobile app that has an error, what's the best place to show them the error? Should it be by the submit button or by the errant field? If it's by the errant ...
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Buttons off-set from form

I'm looking at giving an existing application some additional functionality and some light-touch UX improvements. We're not changing too many things are we don't want to alienate our existing user-...
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Accessibility - dynamic text

I have a form with some prefilled data. The footer is sticky with a "continue" button that takes you to the next page. All the fields of this 3 page form are required (we have this note at the top ...
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How to best do contextual help in Web forms for Touch devices?

I've got a Web form that contains contextual help where necessary. There is a small 'help'-icon next to some fields and if an user hovers it with his cursor, a little tooltip fades in. These ...
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Affordance for marking unsaved changes in a grid

What is the best way to denote which fields in a grid contain unsaved changes? In the below example, a user has made changes to data in a spreadsheet-like matrix. The interface has highlighted the ...
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Should a field be marked as required based on a previous field?

I have a requirement in a project that I feel is a bad idea. We have a form with the usual fields, name, address, email phone number, etc. My requirement is to make email required based on the state ...
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How to let user know that radio button and drop down list are auto PostBack?

I have this transaction list web page that let user filter records by using transaction number, transaction date, transaction status, transaction department, and many more. transaction status is ...
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Redesigning contact form

Contact form can have many fields but the minimum required fields are name, email and text field (message box). Name and email are usually located above message box. To simplify and make smaller in ...
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Summary page logic (forms)

Background: My client has a complicated form with multiple steps and stages. At the end of the 'Application' stage there is a summary page where the user is asked to confirm the details they have ...
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Web Form Time Inputs (ex 3:00 pm)?

What is the best UI approach to a single time input (ex 3:00 pm)? I am not using separate inputs for hours,mins,day part it looks terrible and feels bad. There are two issues here: a) How to best ...
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Pattern for a nullable image upload field

I have a user settings form where a user can set their email, toggle some boolean preferences, etc. I would also like to allow users to upload an image to use as an avatar. There are two basic ...
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What is the best way to indicate to the user that an integer must be entered into a textbox?

So I've got a large form in a web application, and currently the textboxes (inputs) that accept string values look exactly the same as those that require integer values. Form validation prevents the ...
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What is the most user-friendly way to show a slug field?

In a CMS, objects can have slugs, i.e. parts of URLs to identify the object at the website, for example my-institution is a slug in the http:­//www.example.com/institutions/my-institution/. Slugs ...
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Which form widget for (seemingly) linear input without default value?

For answers in digital questionnaires, is there any reasonably well understood form widget between a horizontal group of radio buttons (or check boxes) and a slider gauge that lets the user input a ...
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Showing information message on multi step form

This is a long configuration page (form) which can have multiple steps as for each product, configuration needs to be done. (each step can represent each product) Now if there is/are few information ...
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Family Relationship List Conventions on Web Forms

I'm revising a web form which has a 'relationship' drop-down, e.g. mother, father, sister, brother, aunt, uncle etc etc. There are currently around 20 relationship options, ordered seemingly at random....
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Is there a term for dynamic forms?

Google recently updated its login page, such that they now ask for the username and the password on separate pages. This makes things easier because then I just type in the username, hit enter, then ...
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Redirecting to product list after saving a product or staying on edit product page

I am currently working on a collaborative project and me and another developer are having trouble deciding on wether to keep the user on the edit product page after editing the product or redirecting ...
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What would be the best way or methodology to find my users' web browser? [closed]

I'm designing a new web project for a company. For the success this project, it will be very important to know the main web browsers that users use. What do you think would be the best research ...
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When offering a choice of two items and selecting both is an option, is it better to use checkboxes or radio buttons?

Two options shown here. We can use both types. Both have pros & cons. Which one is better?