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Why do microwaves have any other UI than two dials?

Shall we make that the answer then "Marketing Made Me Do It" Or to put it a slightly longer way there is a school of thought that the perceived value of a product is higher if it has more 'features'. ...
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Why do microwaves have any other UI than two dials?

"Marketing made me do it" is so unsatisfying in many respects as an answer, though I fear I have mostly anecdote/speculation to add to the question. Personally, the key addition that digital displays/...
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Best way to display 3 different keyboards in a single flow even if the input is variable in each screen?

A1, B1, C1. But shouldn't the keyboard be flipped vertically? Here's what I would expect to see serving the purpose, without further knowledge of your usage... Too, I would expect a Back button.
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"Delete" key position on android

I believe it has a lot to do with giving context to action items. In the case of the delete button, both iOS and Android are using the UI Principle of Proximity to heighten the importance of the ...
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Can we open keynum or keyboard on the bottom sheet or pop up for mobile application?

Let the user type it with a keyboard predefined as a numpad. Look at how alibaba.com does it in their app :)
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Which numeric keypad layout (PC or register) should be used for a touch panel?

Fix the screen layout to match the physical number pad it will be used with. If the software will never used along with a computer keyboard, there is no reason to mimic it. You say only one user ...
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Use native keypad or custom one in web application

There's really three issues here... Accessibility: Either approach can be just as accessible and just as easy to implement depending on who you plan on making the app accessible for. If this is only ...
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Why do microwaves have any other UI than two dials?

You could make a microwave that has both dial+LCD, like an altitude control on an airplane? The knob doesn't have be big. It just needs satisfactory 'clicks' as you turn, with each click ...
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