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Good name for object between squared and rounded

Rounded corner or just Round Corner. Adding the "corner", to me, means there's an apparent corner as opposed to the Pill shape. As @Wolff points out in the comment above, both the pill shape ...
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Why does material design recommend a 2dp border radius for buttons?

The answer to your question lies in the psychological concept called Contour Bias as illustrated in the book Universal Principles of Design. As the book quotes: Objects with pointed features ...
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Design a 'pressed' version of a button image?

The easiest and simplest way would be to darken the button when its pressed. Applying a 30% black layer on top will do the trick. Sample Button mockup
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Is there a name for this kind of website footer graphic?

I believe you are actually referring to the Antipixel "under the hood" buttons (of blessed memory). They were 80 pixels wide by 15 pixels high, with a simple bitmap font, stating that the site was ...
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Bootstrap buttons - text hard to read?

Bootstrap is intended to be edited. They have a LESS variable list of overrides including the base font size, which then can get increased/decreased depending on your font choice and preference. Those ...
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Why buttons without icons in Material Design

According to the developer pages (http://developer.android.com/design/building-blocks/buttons.html): Both an icon and text is most appropriate when they complement each other: each carrying its own ...
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Design a 'pressed' version of a button image?

In order to save time and allow for transitions between states, creating button effects in the styling language for whatever UI you're creating, not creating images for each one, is important. This ...
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How to suggest a button is for panning, not tapping?

I'd likely use some type of directional arrow. If they can swipe/pan in any direction, I'd have four arrows to show that. The following image from a google search is similar to what I'm imagining: If ...
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How to achieve this border button effect? (Photoshop)

Bottom layer has a linear gradient fill, from lighter blue to darker blue. Top layer is an ellipse shape layer filled orange, with a Stroke Layer Style added. See Layer Style settings blow. Click on ...
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Inverse round corners with Inkscape

Use the Bézier tool Shift+F6 to draw a closed path as in the example shown below You can hold down CTRL as you use the tool to constrain the angles at the corners to 45 degrees, and for right angles ...
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Material Design: Actions on items in a table view

Google's material design guidelines are just that -- guidelines. Google doesn't even follow them to a t. One example of Google breaking the guideline that you mention is in Google Play (specifically ...
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How can i make a rubber looking button?

What makes it look like it could be made of rubber? I tried blur like others have already done. But I happened to have some rubber membrane buttons available in front of me and they didn't look ...
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Why does Android's material button's 'onPressed' state actually rising up instead of getting pushed down?

According to the Google Material design guide they behave like this because they were designed to be an object resting on top of another, thus when you "press" it the button actually raises from its ...
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"Toggled On" state for a button - Flat UI - Preferably HTML/CSS only

There are a lot of different possibilities to this and this is probably a bit opinion-based. You're also asking for a coding solution, so it might even be a better fit on Stack Overflow. That being ...
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Why buttons without icons in Material Design

I might be late to this. But in Material Design website it does have a sample of it. In most cases I think text only or icon only are sufficient to describe what it does. I came across a scenario ...
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Bootstrap buttons - text hard to read?

Better, but not good It's been a while since this question was asked. In that time, web fonts and screen font rendering has continued to make strong progress. Even the default Bootstrap theme still ...
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Design a 'pressed' version of a button image?

If, what you are trying to accomplish doesn't have to be flat, i would recommend you just to add an inner shadow like this If it has to be flat-design though, i recommend change of color (darker) or ...
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PDF Buttons missing when I save in Illustrator CS6

Illustrator CS6 has no interactivity functions. When you open the PDF with Illustrator it does not understand any of the interactivity. So, it ignores/dumps that code. It's non-native code to the ...
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What CTA color would work best?

All I am going to say is that white text (#FFFFFF) on a light orange-yellow (#FFB62A) button fails the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). I tested that colour combination on contrastchecker....
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Design a 'pressed' version of a button image?

This really depends on how complicated you want your button to be. A simple button can be made with just a single shape with multiple properties to represent normal and pressed states. In Illustrator, ...
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How come my link is overlooked?

The simplest way in my opinion is simple - underline the link! Since older days when links were invented, they were all underlined and easy to recognise. Underlining was the simplest, most obvious, ...
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How to make a UI element look clickable?

The chevron is in a really weird place right now. I'd put it under the icon in one state and above the icon in the other, or above and below if there are more than two states. First state: chevron is ...
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How to suggest a button is for panning, not tapping?

Most of the time, games use curvy arrows to make their users understand they can rotate the view. They can be vertical or horizontal only. The curve usually shows they need to "drag" the arrow to ...
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How to suggest a button is for panning, not tapping?

If you are making a touchpad, they are typically inset rectangles or round rects. The inset helps to avoid it looking button-like. They are very common in music software and there is a hardware ...
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Special two-state button in InDesign

Grouping both objects into the same button (even if the grouped version is only visible during the Rollover State) turns the total area of both objects and the space between them into the Rollover ...
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Is there a name for this kind of website footer graphic?

It's a webbadge Icon from the W3C Markup Validation Service. If your sites validates correctly you can add them to your website. I am not quite sure what you are trying to ask. Some of these Iconset ...
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button whith an irregular shape

You can play with the border-radius property to get some odd shapes... button { background: #a00; color: #fff; border: 2px solid #a33; padding: 20px 50px; margin: 20px; font-...
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Auto center in Photoshop

You can do this in Photoshop if you look into Photoshop scripting. You do not indicate what version of Photoshop you're using but here is the documentation for multiple versions of Photoshop. If ...
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In interface design, which icon is best suited to represent "icon"?

This question on ux.stackexchange lead to the conclusion that there simply is not a standard icon to represent all icons. I would agree. Your only course of action here is to consider what your "icon ...
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Can we put back button at the bottom in iOS app? Are there any apps in App Store like that?

Several things to unpack here: There is a usability issue of reaching back button in iOS because it is on the top left. This is not a usability issue - if it were, then the vast preponderance of ...
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