In Settings, users can view and customize various functions. By offering the right setting at the right time, you can enrich your application user experience.
The user can view application preferences:
Keep the following guidelines in mind when designing user-definable settings:
NOTE: If you do not organize the preferences by purpose, the user sometimes wants to include all functions in the General settings and not arrange them by user convenience.
Design the preferences as shown in the following figure. Classify your application settings by function and group them with different names.
Figure: General settings
The UI control types for designing application preferences are as follows:
Status: Show the present state within the list.
Help text: Show the help text with in the list.
This control helps the user enable or disable a specific function. The control can be used on the first depth without showing additional depths unless the switch is on.
Figure: On/off switch
These controls are useful when adjusting values in settings in multiple steps or consecutive steps. Optional image or text that conveys the meaning of the bar can be included.