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Category filter using checkbox, tag or most popular?

I'm in the process of creating a filter system for the category of restaurants. This category list can consist of dozens of items, while each restaurant can have only 3 categories. So if users selects ...
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User interface components or design patterns for multiple sort/filter orders

Has any one seen any good user interface components or design patterns for doing multiple sort orders on a data table or grid? I am wondering if this design pattern is becoming less common due to the ...
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Should a required SELECT have a placeholder OPTION?

I have a small form for a search function. There is a "Search By" select in the form and, depending on the option selected in "Search By", a related "Search For" select is generated with respective ...
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Why is search within document different than search among documents?

I've noticed a following asymmetry in search interfaces. While Google/Bing/Yahoo uses quite complicated rules for deciding if a document matches a query, sorting results the situation is ...
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How to offer multiple filter options when technically constrained to one?

The Scenario I have 2 filters - Filter 1 and Filter 2. In Filter 1 users can either select multiple tabs or enter something in textbox and click Search Tag button. Doing this will do ajax call and ...
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Show filter based on original list or pre filter list?

I'm creating a filter system to filter products. It can be based on multiple areas, for example, I have a category 'Shoes' and can filter based on brand, size, type of shoes, etc.. My question is, ...
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Placing Filter/Search options across browsers

I'm developing a web app and i'm confused on where to place the filter across browsers. Should i try to keep it consistent in the same place, so users "know" how to navigate doesn't matter if it's on ...
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Filtering multiple areas in sunburst chart

I have a sunburst chart with different filtering options. Like so: The user will be able to choose multiple areas to filter on. But how do I make it clear to the user WHAT he has been filtering on? ...
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How to represent missing colors in a search result facet

In our online store we have a facet to filter the search results by color. The different values for this filter are displayed as a small tile according to the name of the value. The color of the tile ...
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Filter by area - how to include items with no physical location?

I'm designing a filter component for a listings site. Within the filter component, users are able to filter by area by selecting/ unselecting checkboxes - pretty straightforward. The items to be ...
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How to remove a single filter option from a long list of available filter options?

What would be the best way to remove a single filter option from a lengthy list of available filter options instead of having to select all the other filters to remove that single filter from the ...
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Filters on a list

I have a multiselect DropList which would have usernames as its items as shown below : I need to add two levels of filters with one dependent on the other. As an example first level of filter would ...
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Inline or modal dialog for responsive filters?

I need to filter a large list of items in a responsive web app. I'm working on two different approaches: A) Filters open in a modal dialog. In small screens, it would open taking full screen. B) ...
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New post input double as search box

I have a twitter style input that allows users to type in hashtags with their post. The user can then filter the news feed by these hashtags to see only posts that contain them. How can I communicate ...
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Do horizontal filters work without displaying filter tags?

Now-a-days horizontal filters are being used in e-commerce sites. But some of the sites are not displaying the corresponding filter tags which enable the user to close any one of the filter and keep ...
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Filtering possible choices based on prior choices?

In a form where a selection made from a dropdown menu at the top of the form can narrow down the list of possible choices in a dropdown menu further down the form, should the system automatically ...
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Material Design data table filtering

How would you implement filtering in MD data table? Sorting, paging and searching is obvious but I need more complex filtering. Should I put the filters on the table title or create a separate ...
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Which of these slider handles have the most affordance?

Working on a filter for desktop, and need to decide which kind of filter handle giveS the user the obvious impression that they can use it as a slider. Any other suggestions besides the above are ...
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Position of scroll next to inline list with index

Working on a custom filter of an ecommerce website, which has an inline frame since the list is really long. there will be an index so the used can jump to certain letters in the list. there will be a ...
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What is better : Disabling sub-categories or auto resetting the filters

I am working enhancing UX for filters on our eCommerce (desktop site). The navigation structure is broken into Categories and further sub categories. Filters can be applied at each level (categories ...
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“Inclusive/Additive” vs. “Exclusive/Reductive” filtering - How to differentiate?

I'm working on an HR application where admins can define the scope of a user's role based on their location and organization. So as in the example below, a role may be limited to the "Los Angeles" ...
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Show Results Before Searching

We have a page where you can search through roughly 100 products. Since it's not that much products, I want to show all of them when the page load for the first time but a colleague argue that we ...
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Displaying price limit above price slider scale

I'm working on adding a price slider to an existing price filter on an e-commerce shop that uses price buckets (predefined price ranges). If the user selects any of the price buckets, the slider ...
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How to list event details in a calendar card display and filter events

I am re-designing a recruiting events calendar that will display each event in a card format. Here's a bit of background - recruiting happens in a two month time span, so a full month calendar display ...
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add filters and facets to an existing gallery [closed]

I am creating a CMS for an ecommerce website template, the site is can be used for selling almost anything, and I want to add an option to create a faceted navigation, in order to better refine search ...
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parallel filtering dialog

Im currently designing a parallel filtering mechanism, and am confronted with the question: whether to start by 'all selected' to signify that nothing is filtered or start by 'none selected' to ...
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How well do users understand the word “Filter”?

How well do users understand the term “Filter” when used as the label for an interface control? Ideally the label would reflect specifically what you're filtering by - “date” or ”status” for example, ...
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What's the best way to implement a search bar in the mobile view of a responsive site?

I'm currently working on a site that is content heavy and want to add FAYT (find-as-you-type) search. In the desktop view I have a regular search field in the top right hand corner with a magnifying ...
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filtering based on tag

Hi Smart People of UX Stackechange community! Recently, I had this debate with some of folks in my team and I thought I should also get your valuable comment. Assume we have following names with the ...
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What is the best pattern when filtering through a list via a search input in combination with a toggle filter

What is the best pattern when filtering through a list via a search input in combination with a toggle filter? Here's a list of name with Inactive users filtered out: When a person using the search ...
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Filtering option with 3 states

I'm working on a filtering capability for venues. One group of filter options requires me to account for 3 different states. Unselected (neutral, user doesn't have a preference) Selected, Yes ...
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Advanced Filtering on Mobile device

Here's a scenario I am currently trying to solve for an E-commerce website. Let's say a user is shopping for clothes on their mobile device. The user performs a search for shirts and arrives at a ...
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Can I filter on data not displayed in my list?

I have a list of people. The user's goal is to locate a single person or group of people. The people in the list have a lot of data associated with them, but for real estate purposes, I can't display ...
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Sortable & Filterable Table - Best place to return to once filter cleared?

I have table of records, of which three columns are sortable by ascending/descending state. This table is also filterable. The name column is clickable, which then loads the webapp's version of an ...
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What could be used instead of checkboxes for filtering a list of items for desktop software

What could be a better way of showing a filter like this? Multiple checkboxes could be selected to show the filter options. Is there a better way to represent this filter for a desktop software ? ...
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Put a search/filter above or below a list?

I'm giving users a dialog box to search for and select one font and provide a way to filter the list of fonts. What I don't know is whether to put the search box above or below the list. Above: ...
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Integrating “Browse” options and “Search” options

The e-commerce site I am working on currently only has a search bar in the header. We are adding a "Shop By" dropdown in the header where customers can select different categories to browse by. The ...
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In there any research available whether people sort first or filter first?

I am curious whether there is some research available on the topic of how people deal with a long list of items. Do they sort first or filter first or it depends a lot on the context of the task and ...
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Best way to add filtering for the data in grid ? dynamic filter fields or filter for each column separatly?

How I can add 'Multiple' filters on my page for the data in the grid (grid is having 10 columns and I want to add filter for all the columns) which will be more obvious and easy to use for the user ...
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Using 2 tabs on a page: one for filter, and one for content

I might be trying to do too much on a single page, but I have a page where I need to filter courses, and generate a schedule. On the Filters tab: use 'Filters' (in the sidebar) to filter a set of ...
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How to filter tables/list views?

I know, this is a very broad question and there's a lot of context to consider, but how would you offer quick filtering of large data sets (tables/list views)? Currently, software products in our ...
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How to handle lists with 10,000+ entries?

I'm working on a feature that will allow administrators to manage lists of resources (people, vehicles) that number in the thousands. One client even has over a million entries. Making a simple list ...
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How to provide an “easy to understand” UI to display/hide checked items?

I have a tree where the user can check/uncheck each item. Since there's many items, I would like to provide a way to filter the tree to display: all items only selected items only unselected items ...
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Allowing users to filter and expand a default set of search results

I'm trying to figure out the best UI for: 1.) Presenting users with a default set of search results (let's say 'toys') 2.) Allowing the user to filter those search results per standard checkboxes ...
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Displaying sub-filters in menus

I'm struggling with this issue: I'd like to know options on how to CLEARLY display a sub-filter option in a menu. To better explain: the problem is that I have a set of data that will be filtered ...
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Should navigation mirror side nav VS side nav being filtering only?

Should the top navigation of an e-commerce site be duplicated in the side nav or should that area be reserved for filters only? For example
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Clear and Done action in Filter

I need to define where and how (icon or text) to locate the clear and done actions inside a filter. I have 2 options. One using icons and the other using text. Basically we are thinking a very ...
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Guidelines for text-free filter?

I'm wondering if there are guidelines on how to let my users enter a text-free filter where I want to let then use wildcards (besides 'simple' text). Assuming I have a report with columns and lines, ...
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How to accomodate and/or with brackets in field filtering system

I am building a filtering system for a report and am trying to find a way to incorporate and/or logic when both are to be mixed. In essence, a very simple filter might be: Select field 1 from table ...
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What is the best way for a user to select an item by unique identifier?

My team and I are building a mobile app where the user will need to input a human-readable unique identifier (the serial number) of a single unit of inventory. Our system tracks the serial numbers ...