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Should I issue a toast when something is copied to clipboard?

Ideally, just show it above the text or copy icon, in some tooltip. This is how Font Awesome do it (check also github, they do the same): Indeed as you said, the toast would be an overkill for such a ...
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Why aren't modal dialogs resizable or movable?

Panels in general can pop up over a screen and be moved or resized, but the purpose of the modal as you're describing it is to force the user to focus on the task. The system needs the task to be ...
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Why aren't modal dialogs resizable or movable?

My opinion: simplicity. Justification: the original ROM-based Apple Macintosh. There was only 64KB of ROM, and basically the entire OS and GUI toolbox had to fit in it. Massive amounts of work were ...
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Multiple action buttons each with explanations

There are lots of things to take into consideration here, but the most important thing is that you don't leave the explanation until the user clicks on the button, because they expect this to be the ...
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Indicate Interaction Hierarchy in Modals with Buttons and Links or Buttons only?

The answer is your first one: use two buttons. You shouldn't mix buttons and links in the same hierarchy, much less in a dialog window. However, you can still make the secondary action button look ...
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Disable cancel button in dialog during of performing action

Can users cancel the process? I mean, suppose I added a host and then realize I made a mistake or need to check something first, so I quickly try to cancel. Will it cancel the process, or will the ...
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Confirm Dialog after swipe to delete

Just adding to the message above... Even following the NN/g best practices (sing a confirmation modal before "committing to actions with serious consequences"), when showing the feedback for ...
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Confirm Dialog after swipe to delete

Nielsen Norman recommends using a confirmation modal before "committing to actions with serious consequences" but not committing to "routine actions." If deleting a list item has ...
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