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Unfortunately, the Reason is Likely Tradition and Insecurity Tradition Confirmation dialogs have long been used to prevent mistakes in software. They are easy to implement and they defer responsibility from the engineers/software to the user. They are useful as the Nielsen Norman Group points out in this article as long as they are well designed. A more ...


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This is essentially an animated overlay that protects an interactive element from accidental use. While it is rare to see it on a button, it used to be fairly common on video player elements. Somewhat like the "play button" icon that lays on top of a video and only when a user clicks are they displayed with the actual video controls to interact with; like in ...


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Short answer is that I don't think it exists because it is a redundant design pattern due to the history of skeuomorphism in interface deisgn. Long answer: I am curious as to whether this type of design pattern is still used these days, as it is probably a type of skeuomorphism that tries to mimic the behaviour of something like this in real life called a ...


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