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I think you are thinking of a design intended for paper rather than for a website. If before starting to create the website you define a margin of 100 px at each border, you will soon find functionality problems in the design adapted to a smartphone or tablet. Personally when I start a project I usually define the preferred maximum width of the work area ...


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Consistency and adhering to standards are an important web usability heuristic, and it is an important practice to have consistent margins throughout a website. There are cases when you should balance consistency with exceptions to the rule, though it sounds like the problem you're describing might be more about helping the designer find more room in a ...


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This icon seems to have different meaning in different systems: it's called "caret sort" or "chevron sort" in Carbon Design System; it's called "unfold more" in Material Design, while for sorting they use different icons; it's called "sort" in Font Awesome; Fluent Design System uses different kind of arrows for ...


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It is one representation of a sort icon. When used next to a table header label, the user can sort in one direction by clicking once, and the other direction by clicking a second time.


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I have seen some dropdowns on the web styled with the double arrows. Also, in table headers it is used as a sort icon (fa-sort in font-awesome). So I guess you can use it for both.


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