I'm looking for a standard on this! All comments welcome.
When in a web-based, form-based application with multiple pages (Previous,
Next buttons on each page), should the previous button validate/save dirty
data when clicked? Or should user be warned that data on current page is
dirty and be asked to make a decision to either save or continue to
Aside from standards, what would your preference be? Would you assume that
changing data and then clicking Previous would automatically save your
change, or discard it?
User Interface Designer
The Midland Company
"Design is a process - an intimate collaboration between engineers,
designers, and clients." - Henry Dreyfuss, Industrial Designer
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