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My thoughts on modal dialogs

h318 Sep 2008 –  Comments (24)

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Not to discount your point (you're correct, of course that this shouldn't be a modal dialog) but why are you ever typing http anyway? Just skip that part like you did the www... this isn't 1999, you know :)

[] dude ~ 6 years ago at 12:49 a.m.

it's interesting that one of the best UI improvements in FF3 is, in my humble opinion, the new style for the "remember this password" question. Which was unmodalized (allowing me to answer "no" if I got the password wrong), and does have "ok/cancel" buttons (or something like that).

[] Paolo Bonzini ~ 6 years ago at 6:36 a.m.

I'd rather never see the words "OK" and "CANCEL" as end users never read them, and only learn about their mistakes -after- they have experienced what they do by default.

Thank previous bad design for your software having to suffer.

[] Wade Mealing ~ 6 years ago at 7:35 a.m.

@dude

Well honestly it's quite rare that I type the protocol prefix, it mostly only happens when I use other protocols, like ftp.

It was really just an example to illustrate my point.

[] h3 ~ 6 years ago at 8:25 a.m.

"If it does not contain a OK and a Cancel button, you probably should not be using a modal dialog."

I definitely agree

[] Richard Trautmann ~ 6 years ago at 10:27 a.m.

@ Josh Tynjala

Nice, I totally agree.

[] h3 ~ 6 years ago at 4:05 p.m.

I agree, but not entirely.

I agree it should be used in a critical choice situation only. But generally descriptive verbs are better than Ok / Cancel. (And even Microsoft is switching toward this trend.)

Move / Cancel Overwrite / Skip / Cancel

are better than

OK / Cancel Yes / No / Cancel

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