When cancel buttons should not say “Cancel”

Anthony T / filed under UI Design

Cancel buttons sometimes have different names. “Not Now” and “Maybe Later” are some dismissive labels one could use. But there’s one case when the Cancel button absolutely should not say “Cancel” nor use a dismissive label. This is when the main call to action is destructive.

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