Search result is the result of a search activity. The search result can be displayed in different ways and with different design.

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Examples of saving a built search and getting results that update?

I am trying to build a search that allows users to build and save their own specific search query which then auto populates with products that match this criteria (and keeps updating with new products ...
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search-suggestion / Best way to show up the look-up option

I am designing a truck details edit form screen. Which consist of truck’s general information tab and a document tab to upload the document related to that truck. In the truck’s general information ...
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Yahoo forbidden links

When I surf with my iPad or Mac, I find this message almost every day: This basically happens because Safari opens where you left, so I know the link is safe since it's a search I did at Yahoo ...
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Displaying and/or searching across thousands of contacts?

The Need Our application has a chat feature that allows our users to chat with other users within their database. However, we're adding a feature that allows clients to share data between multiple ...
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Does this scenario make sense within truncated search results?

Currently our search results are truncated at 90 characters. We are discussing adding the option for users to "read more" with a drop down to the rest of the summary/search text. I've certainly seen ...
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Should there be feedback that the search results shown are different from the query in the bar?

Should the user be notified that the results shown are from a different query currently in the search bar? For example, the image above shows results for "stack exchange" and (after turning off ...
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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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Where should a user return after successfully completing phone call?

Consider this: You enter the Phone app on your Android device. You find the contact you want to call using search. You successfully call that contact from the search results. After a 15min call, you ...
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Guidelines to design a No result search page

No result page for search are dead ends. Are there any existing guidelines or research results on effective no result search pages ? Here is what i have so far. Typography Use proper typography and ...
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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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Searching in maps [closed]

My site has a map (real map, like google maps) page. Logged in users have a list of their favorite locations, as well. How can I make this map easily searchable? People are going to want to search ...
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Why don't people use the “I'm feeling lucky” button more often?

Have you ever seen or heard of someone using it? Back in the days when Google didn't automatically redirected you to the results page as you typed, I think not a lot of people used the "I'm Feeling ...
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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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Results count per page drop down location: Top or bottom

There is some internal debate about whether or not the view results count per page drop down should be at the top of the data tables or below them. I recently made adjustments to our data tables, and ...
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UX Process of creating a user friendly interface to database?

I would like to create a Controlled Natural Language vocabulary & Syntax to provide a user-friendly way to query a relational database ( Employee Records). The example below, though not directly ...
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One Page Design for Save, Update, Delete, List Functionality

I have a design question: I want to make save, update, delete, show the list of a certain data (for example name). I have done a design that can be in 1 page. But I do not want it to be too ...
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Search results - bring data by custom query or all data ? (Performance issues)

We are developing a system which uses a web console. Once the user logs in, he can choose a date from a date slider and click the “Get” button to retrieve relevant data which can be more than 5000 ...
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Type search vs Guided search

I'm building a webApp and I'm facing a discussion with my client about the searching function of the app, the main porpouse of the webApp is to find houses to buy/rent. Currently the search function ...
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Ideal number of items per row / Page results

The current layout of our grid view is 5 Items and the description text is cramped. I did a mock up of 4 items per row and it gave the description more room to breathe. Now my question is that if I ...
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search list with `all` option

In my mobile app (android + ios) you can either choose ALL PLAYERS, or search and choose specific player from the search results (e.g LEBRON JAMES). Were should I put the ALL PLAYERS option? above ...
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How to prioritise site search for two different audiences

I'm designing a site for students and teachers, which is a set of learning materials on a particular topic. There are three types of content: Content only for students Content only for teachers ...
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Good way to condense search results?

In my app, after a user performs a query, the server sends back an array of results. Each item in the result is actually information about a particular organization - their name, their address, their ...
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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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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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What is better interaction when we have many search criteria and many search results and is continuous flow?

I am working on one requirement where we kind of screen flow (steps to complete). First step is to search the list of claims and select it and proceed to next steps. Similarly we have different steps ...
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Hotel Finder by name - should it take you directly to a hotel page if it matches the search, or to the search results page?

Here's the dilemma. To help users quickly find a hotel (the same could be true for a shop finder, pub finder etc) there is a search field on the homepage where they can type the search query. This ...
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Searching for words containing punctuation

There's a case where if I'm searching for a phrase containing punctuation e.g file.png Can I have the following rules: If there's content matching the exact phrase file.png then just show that ...
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Flight comparison websites 'delaying' search results?

Is it true that price comparison websites, particularly flight comparison websites 'delay' the search results of price information so users feel that the search is comprehensive? Otherwise what is ...
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Minimum length of characters for an autocomplete search input

I'm in the process of creating an a search input for restaurants with autocomplete. I was wondering if it would be best for me to require a minimum amount of characters before returning suggested ...
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Two Search Boxes or One or Something Else

So I am developing a website which needs a search box in which you enter some activity like bowling, cycling etc. and to next of that there is another text box which has a location like New York City, ...
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Searching for items in breadcrumbs and displaying them in flat list

We've got a highly structured hierarchy, which can be navigated using breadcrumbs. It does contain same keyword in some edge cases. So imagine that our hierarchy looks like this: Beer Beer By ...
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Search Results: “Is this what you were looking for?”

I'm working on the search results for a large shopping site. Each day it gets thousands of queries and, as expected, often gets misspelled search terms. Each day reps go through the search results and ...
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Pattern for search landing vs results

We have a search screen that lets users search on two (and possibly more) elements. They come to the screen and we say "Please enter aaa or bbb" and the two empty search boxes are at the top of the ...
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“Select all” and search field in a table

I'm looking for a solution that will allow to send specific items by clicking "Send". The selection of these items should be done while allowing: Adding specific value by search (narrows results on ...
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Search related, natural language or keyword based

I personally don't know how the end user will interact with my website. Therefore, it's more or less impossible for me to actually decide which search format I should use. I really don't know whether ...
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Truncation design solution for a search result with more than 1000 authors

Three things: In recent years, we have seen a steep increase in the number of papers with authors in excess of 50, and a particularly notable spike in reports whose author counts exceed 1,000 and ...
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How to visualize immediate and total search result counts

Background: I'm designing a search UI for power users and I'd like to visualize the selected criteria and result counts. The list of actual search results are shown below in the UI. The user can add ...
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How to enhance bilingual - auto suggest search box?

Our users need to submit a form for submitting a request. Form is available in multiple languages. This form has text box ( the most important field, works as a auto suggest search box). We used to ...
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UX using a search bar than returns results across 2 models. How should this be presented?

I have a simple "advice" question. In my Rails App I am using Sunspot to perform searches across 2 models in my application - users and questions. Naturally when you think about this, there are ...
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What's the best way to display hierarchical tabular data (parent/child relationship) while allowing both pagination and search?

I've run into a brick wall while trying to come up with a suitable tabular user interface for showing hierarchical data in a table while at the same time including a search interface and pagination. ...
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What's the maximum number of individuals registered to one UK postcode?

We were designing a feature for a system, in which a postcode search would return not the addresses within one postcode, but a list of individuals registered at that postcode. In order for the UX ...
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looking for the search criteria that would end up displaying most relevant search results

I'm new BA and I got my first requirement to analyze. Issue: There are two search fields in my XYZ application; Item and Item Code. You can use either of these 2 fields to get the list of the items ...
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How to add tag search to the UI for a video site

I'm building a site which will hold short videos on a variety of topics - similar to TED.com. I'm seeking inspiration for the best way to engage users and encourage them to browse for videos. I've ...
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How to improve search?

Jakob Nielsen have since 1996 published the article "Top 10 Mistakes in Web Design", recently updated 2011. At the top of the list we find the mistake Bad Search. It has not always been that way. In ...
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Is it odd to display search results for fields that are not visible in a table?

We have a web product that displays "widgets" in a table. Each row has the name of the widget along with other attributes such as color and size. In order to keep a manageable number of columns, we ...
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Best way to show search results for different content types

On a website that has different types of content on the same topic, how should this information be displayed after a user searches. Let's say a site's topic is "trees" and the content types are as ...
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Should I show a grids with empty search results?

I'm working on an application where i m searching on 3 categories(All,people, company) and showing results in separate tables for all the above categories. here are the business cases: if records ...
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Why not put Refine/Faceted Search on the right instead?

Context: I’m designing a classic search engine for academics so they can find download paper published by their peers. Situation: When users are presented with a numbered list of results, sorted by ...
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Side-by-side Search Results display example [closed]

Can anyone point me to an example of a site that displays two different sets of search results in a side-by-side format? For example, a search results page that displays results for "Pants" in the ...
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Displaying complex diagram search results

I am asked to put together a mockup for search results of business diagram. The typical business diagram looks like this: The entire diagram is in svg, the results must be highlighted to the ...