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Which style for buttons in a wizard and a simple form? [duplicate]

I am wondering which style I should use for my "cancel" button. As you can see, on the wizard, the "cancel" button doesn't have border. But in a form which has only two buttons, ...
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Subtle Hover Design Ideas

I'm using tooltips on my site to show some extra info but i'm finding it hard to make it obvious that the icons are hoverable. I have added in a swirl line that animates, also a pulse animation to the ...
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Designing an interface for document slicing/splitting

I am given a PDF that consists of a series of scans, all concatenated together in a single file. I'd now like to allow the user to split said document into multiple documents for easy retriveal. It ...
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Bar charts in multiple colors for different type of information

I'm working on a dashboard and have to make a design decision. Is that okay to use different bar chart colors for a different type of information on the same dashboard or I should use the same color ...
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Horizontal scroll combined with infinite scrolling page

I'm designing blocks of content that scroll left-to-right on a page that uses infinite scrolling. If the user has scrolled through a section all the way to the right, what should happen when they ...
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Accessiblity and labeling multiple buttons

I'm working on a mobile app. I have a list with multiple groups and at the end of each group, there are some buttons. I'm not sure what the screen reader should say when focusing on the buttons. The ...
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Display date suggestions as dd/mm/yyyy or DD/MM/YYYY

I have found a lot of posts regarding how to display the order of a date (MM/DD/YYYY vs DD/MM/YYYY) but I haven't found any regarding how to display a "This is how your date should look" ...
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How can companies mitigate the risks of PIN Codes guessing

So while I was driving, my wife was asked by her banking app to set up a 6 digits PIN Code. She immediately thought out loud : "Hmm... 6 digits ? I'm going to use the start of my phone number.&...
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Should closing the dialog clear its fields?

I identified as the most preferrable strategy for user not to lose their data implementation of confirmation/discard dialog when exiting original one. I expect a few more form dialogs to emerge in ...
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Best way to present multiple types of data in a cluster bar chart?

This company has two different customer types and they all have two different kind of contracts. The aim here was to show all the contract prices in the same chart. As you can see I tried to map ...
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Mobile doodling with finger, and being able to scroll?

I am building a doodling app and I would like the user to be able to scroll the page and doodling with their finger. I presume I must use buttons for the user to be able to switch between doodling and ...
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How should I provide the “select nothing” option in my icon picker?

I work on a desktop application that lets people create visual scripts. They can add properties to objects, and every property can have a user-defined icon for easy identification. I have added a ...
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Best practice for button layout in responsive survey?

Hi everyone, I'm designing a survey experience for a healthcare platform in which the user (often on the older side) fills out multiple surveys within a single flow. To accommodate survey fatigue, I ...
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Preslecting button for user in finance environment

Im fighting to figure a problem I need to solve in our crypto deposit app we have: Problem: We want to show the user what is the best amount to deposit/exchange Our chef leader if pushing to preselect ...
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Validation for if all fields are required when an optional field has a value

I have a form that has an optional username/password input but when either the username or password has a value it causes them both to be required. Not sure how I should approach this? So far the ...
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Logging in with Google, Facebook etc but using the same account

Let's say a user logs in to a site with their Facebook account, then later decides to log in with their Google account. Should a separate account be created for each method of login or should the user ...
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Display a range on a number line with a value

Is there a standard or good way to display a range of values (lower bound and upper bound) along with a particular value. The particular value might be too low (below the lower bound), too high (above ...
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Is alt text required for an image if the information is present elsewhere on the page?

For example, if a page's sole purpose is to describe the contents of an image (e.g a photograph of a document is displayed on the page, and the page displays the contents of the document), is alt text ...
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What is the name of the web element that divided in columns and have illustrations on each column?

Do you know the name of this kind of element that is usually used in web design? Searching around I have a feeling that it doesn't really have a specific name, just "column design" or ...
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Is filling the center-area of a GUI with several forms a good practice?

Center-area concept: For a desktop application, we commonly find a similar structure for the GUI: Top menu / Ribbon Dockables left and right to explore the content and show properties. Center-area ...
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Placement of warning within a trade flow

We need to warn customers who are about to trade a stock that it is currently suspended (https://www.nasdaq.com/glossary/s/suspended-trading). What's the best place and way to notify the customers ...
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Same Side Navigation for bigger and smaller screens?

I am trying to find a way to navigate amongst rather complex content using an "admin" side navigation. The goal have been to use same navigation regardless of mobile or desktop. Am I ...
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Non-specificity of voice recognition for voice assistance devices or features

I remember from quite some time ago when Siri was first launched that there was no specific way of getting the voice-triggered assistant to recognize specific voices. These days there are many ...
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CTA label for mobile reporting page

I'm putting together a simple website that allows users to view football-related reports. Users are able to select from 4 report types (player, team, league, country). Depending on which report type ...
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Textbased RPG: in a battle, how can I distinguish between your actions and the enemy?

In my game, the way my battles work is you attack and sometimes the enemy attacks in return. It's always one on one. Here's how this looks: The first line is your action, the rest is the enemy's. ...
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Pie chart colors accessibility

I have to find colors for a pie chart that look nice and are accessible at the same time. I found that pastel colors look nicer than bright bold colors. But for different kinds of color blindness, ...
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Pattern for infrequently used UI in desktop application

I have a desktop application where the user will paste some text into a textbox located within the tab that is initially displayed to the user. The CONVERT button will become enabled when text is ...
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Step shaped visual layout of cascading filters

I find this layout of cascading filters: much more intuitive and much more "welcoming" to use, over the traditional, horizontal axis layout: I am trying to explain to myself why this is so....
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Thin vertical scrollbars such as those in the Steam client are a usability nightmare. Why do designers still use them? [closed]

As an example I detest using the Steam client on a PC and have realized one of the biggest reasons is that scrolling the commonly very 'tall' pages is utterly painful. Scrolling by clicking and ...
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Nested list, need advice for contextual menu in parent and children

I am working on an app where I have to display a nested list of parent and child items. The principal target is mobile. Every parent element has a contextual menu and children. Now my design looks ...
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How do I design a screen which works for multiple cross devices [duplicate]

nowadays there are too many devices with different height and different aspect ratio, should I make the design for a smaller device and top of that I add a percentage respectively? or there is any ...
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a11y - Captioning for videos with accompanying text and no audio

We sell a widget. And we're building a webpage for the widget. We have a section on the webpage where we want to show a text description of a feature of that widget, and below the description, we show ...
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Evolution of authentication-based navigation

Consider the case where an unauthenticated user sees a main navigation with a few items: In the old days, someone with admin privileges might log in and simply see additional items exclusive to their ...
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Set an optional field to a fixed value

I've got a edit form in which the user can change a number of properties from an item. In certain conditions, there is an optional time field which the user can set. But it cannot be set to an actual ...
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Tree testing during a redesign - which answers are correct?

I'm working with another UX person on reorganizing the information architecture for a large website. The IA work may eventually lead to a complete redesign of the website and will certainly impact ...
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How to populate user generated content for app when launching

I'm building an app that allows users to generate photo/video content and display it to their followers. Media will have maximum of 24 hours visibility, after that, it will get deleted from server. ...
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How to best display read and read/write permissions in a table

Our app consists of different sections (here Section 1, Section 2 etc.) where the users can view and edit their data. The user can also choose to give read or read/write access for each of these ...
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Should a user attempting to enter an expired 2FA Token be notified that it is expired or just say that it is invalid?

If a user attempts to login using 2FA, and they get sent an email, there are a couple of scenarios that may occur: Code is valid and not expired: log user in. Code is valid but expired. Code is ...
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What type of diagram should I use?

I'm designing a new workflow system in my company. Currently it's a module developed in an old framework that draws a entity relationships diagram, such as this: Thing is, we need to look into ...
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Should I verify a user's password before showing them that they are banned or just check the email?

If I ban a user from a website indefinitely (specific manual ban not automatic), and they'll never be able to appeal, should I verify the user's email and password, or show them that they're banned ...
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Toggles awaiting response

I have toggles in my app that communicate with the backend. Is it bad to show a loader on click of the button until you have a response? It somehow doesn't feel right. Is it an option to just switch ...
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Why do many prominent web apps use blue primary button with white text, when it fails the WCAG 2.1 contrast threshold

WCAG 2.1 says to have a minimum contrast ratio of 4.5:1, but blue primary buttons of Twitter, Figma and Outlook have white text which fails to cross the threshold ratio. Is there another scientific ...
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Idiom for global shortcuts on mobile devices

I have a mobile web app and there are two different modes for viewing content and the user may frequently toggle between them. I'd like to provide a very convenient way for the user to request this ...
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UX & Agile: What criteria could change the complexity of a UX user story?

I'm part of a cross functional dev team, we are applying Agile and also we are trying to adopt UX. Now, we have a difficult moment to estimate the UX user stories. What criteria can be involved to ...
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Handling long 'important' alerts on mobile

We're challenged on how to handle multiple long alerts for mobile. In some instances they can be so long the rest of the actual content gets pushed down. the content of these alerts are related to ...
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Mimicry versus skeuomorphism to create an engaging user experience

In a recent article (in a series) relating to the use of 'materials' in the Microsoft Fluent Design System, I pondered the difference between the mimicry of physical materials in the digital medium (...
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Does URL structure really matter to users?

I have seen a bunch of answers regarding URL structure and SEO. However, I would like to know does URL structure really matter to users? For example, if I have: Parentsite.com/brand1 Parentsite.com/...
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Determining Information Priority using digital Survey

This question is regarding an event/activity booking mobile application. The content users are served (offers and vendors) can be grouped by Regions (multiple) & Interest categories (6). Users ...
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Admin interface - use of “Please be patient”

In a recent update to one of our Admin interfaces (1 user), we added the following warning at the top, to remind the user that once they press the button, it can take several minutes to complete, and ...
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What's the name of the header shrinking animation in Samsung's One UI

I'm curious about the name of this behavior, I remember reading it in a design blog a few months ago but completely forgot about it, algo OnePlus implemented something similar in OxygenOS 11 and ...

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