Do you make your add/delete buttons crystal clear?

Last updated by Brady Stroud [SSW] about 1 month ago.See history

You don't want someone hitting a delete button by accident. You don't want a use clicking delete expecting a record to be deleted and 10 are deleted.

Aim to make your delete button red and add the count into button text, so the user will be empowered before hitting that fateful delete button.

itemscountbutton bad
Figure: Bad example - The user wants to click 'OK' but there is not a 2nd check

itemscountbutton good iphone
Figure: Good example - Apple got the delete button perfecton the iPhone. It is red + the count of the selected items is clear

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Figure: Good example - When adding multiple records, do a quick count of the selected items in DataGridView

Adam Cogan
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