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How to enable users to insert an infinity number

How about using something like this?
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Why don't <button> HTML elements have a CSS cursor pointer by default?

Here's why: Microsoft’s design guides talk about weak affordance: Text and graphics links use a hand […] pointer […] because of their weak affordance. While links may have other visual ...
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Is Helvetica considered a "web safe" font?

Not only is Helvetica not safe, but it is also a copyrighted font, so you need a license to use it if you load it as webfont. As a matter of fact, there are no 100% safe web fonts, since it will ...
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Why don't <button> HTML elements have a CSS cursor pointer by default?

It's worth considering the historical order in which these things came into being. Buttons existed from very early in the days of GUI computing. They had a shadowing effect to give a skeuomorphic ...
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Make Optional Buttons More Clickable

The design makes it look like a checklist and the buttons look like they are disabled. May I suggest something like this:
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Why don't <button> HTML elements have a CSS cursor pointer by default?

According to W3C cursor: pointer The cursor is a pointer that indicates a link. The specification only indicates that links are meant to have the pointer cursor. Buttons are not meant to have the ...
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Make Optional Buttons More Clickable

First of all, lowering the opacity makes them look disabled. So I would suggest you don't do that, as users might think that they can't complete those sections, even if they wanted to. Using a tick/...
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Why rounding odd font sizes to even?

I think your fellow developer is somehow correct. To be honest, as far as I know there's no "set in stone" rule for this, so nobody is right or wrong as an absolute. However, depending on ...
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Marking box as expandable box intuitivly

There are different ways that you could design this. 1st option has a drawback: The user might think that they are directed to another page 2nd option more intuitive than the others. The icon could ...
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Why rounding odd font sizes to even?

Sans fonts, which are commonly used on screens, are mostly designed to have the same thickness of stems and bars. When the font size is quite small and is odd, like 17px, the font renders in a way ...
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Why is the Google Search Results page not responsive?

Responsive design is best practice, except for the most high-end websites Responsive, mobile-first design gets you the most “bang for the buck” for most web sites or applications. Effectively you can ...
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Tooltip CSS cursor

The cursor should change depending on the interaction the user can do with the element, not on the tooltip. A tooltip appears to explain what the element is or what it does. For example when we hover ...
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Is Helvetica considered a "web safe" font?

As mentioned there is no such thing as a safe web font. But there is a way to load in missing fonts from your server through the use of @font-face. @font-face was first introduced in CSS2, includes ...
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How to enable users to insert an infinity number

This seems very close to a very common pattern for pagination by limiting searches per page, e.g. datatables: In your case you only want to display the first page, but it's still pretty much the same ...
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Is Helvetica considered a "web safe" font?

be accessible on any device Really no such thing as 'available on any device'. If you're not using embedded fonts, then you need to use a font-stack, so you have some back up options in case the ...
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Is Helvetica considered a "web safe" font?

Helvetica is not part of any Windows default font-set, therefore Windows users are likely to see another secondary font. If that's not a concern for you, use Helvetica.
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Marking box as expandable box intuitivly

Consider displaying the first line of "content" text in the display, along with a link to read more. This will give the user extra context to decide whether they actually want to read more, and ...
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How to enable users to insert an infinity number

In scenarios where a setting of zero does not make sense, zero is sometimes used for infinity. It does not really make sense but I think I've seen it in more than one application so as a user I'd see ...
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How to enable users to insert an infinity number

Given the OP's wording of his question, I would implement Joel Tebbett's first suggestion this way: This would adhere to the perception of heirarchy as noted in his second option.
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Where does Business Analyst fits in core UX/UI technology flow

The BA represents business needs, where the UX represents user needs. UX and BA work together in constant conversation to make sure the priority is right for the product. UI and BA work together ...
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Why rounding odd font sizes to even?

This is based more on a very psychological perspective (number psychology to be precise) than it has to do with designs or programming or any other thing. Even numbers sort of has the calmness and ...
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How do I design a mobile table with multiple headers?

I think the problem lies in the origin, not the destination. The hierarchy ranks in the original table are given by position, typographic style and color, except in the second hierarchy, which ...
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Anchor tag accessibility on SO

I cannot answer #2, but I can take a stab at #1 with some explanation. Background The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 (the basis for Section 508 in the US, some international ...
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Marking box as expandable box intuitivly

Solution 1: You can implement the + icon next to the expandable box. http://fontawesome.io/icon/plus-square-o/ Image: Advantages: This will be useful illustration for the users as the + known as ...
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Accessibility color difference best practices

The W3C Techniques For Accessibility Evaluation And Repair Tools says: Two colors provide good color visibility if the brightness difference and the color difference between the two colors are ...
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Science behind spacing

“White space is to be regarded as an active element, not a passive background.” — Jan Tschichold Space As A Design Element Think about music for a moment. If every note or chord were ...
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Should entire checklist row be clickable or only checkbox and label?

There are at least 2 ways to see this problem. On one side, these are called controls for a reason. Providing control behaviors to random (even worse, empty) space goes against the whole concept of ...
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Why rounding odd font sizes to even?

There is utterly no (general) reason why even-number sizes will look "better" than odd-number sizes. How these numbers correspond to the degree to which stroke widths and positions line up naturally ...
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Is it a good practice to mix filled and outline badges?

Should I mix these styles at the same page/theme, or should I use only one style for consistency to avoid mixing these styles? I would suggest to use one styling in your theme or page unless you ask ...
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