Questions tagged [user-interface]

The part of the application that users directly interact with. Use this tag for reviews of code that defines how an application's user interface works and looks.

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Making sure user inputs correct type

I have two functions that are used to prompt and recieve input from the user. One is for int and the other is for boolean. They ...
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Efficiency of this constantly running time processor for an HTML5 video control bar

I built a custom HTML5 video control bar, and for each second, it updates two readings: Time Elapsed Time Remaining in hh:mm:ss notation, like so: Because of how often this function runs, I want it ...
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Testing quicksort user input

I am testing a quicksort implementation. Arrays of random size with random data are passed to quicksort and the return time is averaged out. The user is prompted to enter values for minimum length of ...
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User Interface for Strategy Game

I've been working a strategy game for iOS for a little while, and each time I add functionality to the game model I'm finding myself building a lot of UI code to sync up with it. I believe that my ...
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Interactive slider

Task: Create an interactive slider that allows the user to view a given image gallery. Slider controls: See previous slide See next slide Quick navigation through the images / Paging - ...
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Custom iOS chat interface design & functionality

Preamble So, as most of you have likely also noticed, chat components, at least at a basic level, are becoming very common with lots of apps. I found myself tweaking and redesigning the interface ...
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DRY multiple if statements used to show/hide elements based on slider value

I'm showing and hiding 4 svg paths based on the value of a slider, all is working as expected, but it still feels a little cumbersome. Does anyone know a way to "DRY" it out a little more? jsFiddle <...
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Custom UI - Seeing which control has focus

I'm trying to make a simple UI to better understand how interfaces and the System.Windows.Forms Controls behave. Like the above namespace, I will be able to get ...
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Splitting the GUI into smaller classes

I am currently working on a course project and have been assigned to write a GUI. I've written it and it's about 2000 lines of code. It will be bigger when I add the SQL codes and new panels. So, I'...
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Extracting Javascript functions

I have this jQuery click handler function that has three jobs: Set the time interval for the refresh rate Change the color on the clicked refresh rate selection Callback the tablesort functions to ...
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GUI layout for a security camera app

I'm designing a security camera program. Right now, I am just trying to set up the GUI before receiving. I am using Kivy since, in the future, I plan on designing some programs for Android. I really ...
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File input control with rounded buttons and styled textbox

We have orange rounded buttons as a standard on our site. For our purposes, we switched everything over to use an anchor tag, instead of input type=button. The exception to this was the File Upload ...
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Account-creation program

I just finished a program that is a simple Swing GUI. It takes in user info, such as password and username, turns them into strings, and puts them in a text file called nuserInfo.txt. I just want ...
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Better way to have output code?

When a user is created, deleted and update the system will give feed back. e.g. User Deleted/Updated/Create success or unsuccessfully, but I'm sure there is a better way to do it than what I have done ...
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Java/Swing GUI code/layout, am I doing this wrong?

I've never done Java GUI's before. After much trouble I've gotten my GUI to look how I want, however it feels as if my code is very inefficient, as if I'm going about this the wrong way? ...
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Optimizing a jquery user interface application

I'm working on a javascript intensive user-interface application. (At least it's intensive for me, it's my first serious javascript project). I have a few jquery functions going whenever a div is ...
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JavaScript/HTML web application - user interface logic

I am writing a JavaScript/HTML driven web application. For the user interface, I am not completely sure that my JavaScript is 'OK'. Mainly, I switch between "modes" by assigning a placeholder variable ...
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Multiple nested If checks in VBA

The below code is real and in use, but I've modified it to simplify the process/make it easier to explain. The purpose of this code is to combine data from multiple data sources. All sources are .xls ...
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How to refactor these C#-events or fix this architecture?

I need some second or third eyes to look over this, since right now, the necessary actions to make this work sound just bad and I suppose I am missing something due to a lack of C# experience. I am ...
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Keeping UI responsive while performing long running task

I recently asked for some advice on the best way to structure my code for a program I was writing. (see this question on Programmers.SE). The solution I was given was quite elegant, however I am less ...
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Handler for a control to pan a map in four directions

I have a pan control that look like this: Pretty standard Google Mapsish controls, IMO. When the user clicks in the top 3rd of the control, it should pan up (deltaY = +1); right third means it ...
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Wrapper around a Python API for creating user interfaces

I am writing a wrapper around the GeUserArea class of Cinema 4D's Python API to enable creating user interfaces using an object orientated interface. I've already ...
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wxPython Form Builder - Sizer Automation

Presented for critique are a pair of classes which automate Sizer Creation and Layout in wxPython. ...

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