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Input fields are several different controls such as textboxes, dropdown lists and radio buttons who reside in a (web) form.

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I had fun making this one but I would never be caught dead actually using it... In order to not show preference obscurity comes in to play: 1. No preference here only information 2. Since there i …
answered Dec 19 '14 by DaveAlger
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I'm looking for a universal way of showing a user that the text they are looking at is an example of a valid input. I'd like it to be as concise as possible and universally understood (i.e. 'For ex …
asked Jan 6 '15 by DaveAlger
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Smashing magazine has a pretty good article covering this topic but I will try and condense it into a few simple tips that have tested well for me over the years. 1. Vertical layouts provide the qu …
answered Dec 18 '14 by DaveAlger
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Users have their own reasons of doing what they do When I input 70 seconds on my microwave and hit start it changes to 1 minute and 10 seconds. I hate it. My iPhone tries to help me by formatting …
answered Feb 24 '15 by DaveAlger
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I can't decide which of the following 3 options is best so I'll ask here which option would you choose and why? Edit: to be clear those are text input controls and not cells of table data. Try them …
asked Dec 10 '14 by DaveAlger
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In this situation you either need to switch to a new tool that will provide a better user experience or let the user know what to expect up front. Communication is key People are actually pretty for …
answered Jun 23 '15 by DaveAlger
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1. Pre-filling a text input increases cognitive load The function of a text input is to get text from a user. We need to tell a user what kind of text we are expecting and this can be done using lab …
answered Aug 15 '15 by DaveAlger
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I try not to ask for anything unless I need it. It should be clear to the user why providing me what I'm asking for will help them. There are a few cases where something is useful to the user yet no …
answered Mar 19 '15 by DaveAlger
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How you choose to mark fields as required is not a part of material design. You've already noticed that some applications choose to use the validation error "This field is required" after the fact wh …
answered Mar 11 '15 by DaveAlger