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The proposed solution with a link symbol in your diagram may give a false impression that these items are chained together sequentially. Since a link is usually a 1 to 1 connection. To de-emphasize the possibility of naming groups, maybe provide an alternate way of grouping items? Some ideas: download bmml source – Wireframes created with ...


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If you are trying to group things, try showing a expand and collapse sign + - and indent them with the first group.


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Google+ had introduced some interesting concepts of showing/linking Groups/People in a circle like this: Hope this helps!


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I think the answer is provided by your first screenshot. The cursor changes to allow input over the text; it would I presume change to the hand cursor when it hovers over the drag indicator on the left edge of the list item. Gmail also does it this way. When you mouse over an inbox item, the draggable indicator appears and when you hover over that part, it ...


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In their book Designing Web interfaces, Bill Scott and Theresa Neil devote a whole chapter (2) to drag and drop. They talk about interesting moments, where there are at least 15 events and 6 actors, which they plot onto an Interesting Moments grid template. They provide a lot of material on drag and drop, including here, including the interesting moments ...


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In general, when something is draggable and droppable it's easy to understand it. Per example when a new user user came on your website or app... you can show a small box to show to users that your canvas are draggable, just to be sure that if people want to use Drag & Drop they don't have to look if they can or not. Custom pointer seems to me a good ...


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There are multiple ways you can show draggable feature. The hand cursor - This one you are already using. The move cursor - This is helpful when you are indicating that a title bar is movable. This should be used when the primary action on an object is that of movement. Otherwise, it can create confusion. There is a grid of dots which visually ...



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