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I don't think you'll find something about this because the premise seems to be incorrect, since sorting is a way of filtering, thus the answer is already included in the question. However, if you consider filtering as an action with sorting and filtering(n) as sub-actions then you could recognize some patterns, which will vary with amount of data, ...


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Ω (Alt 234) will push an item to the bottom in windows file folders; I like it because it's intuitive.


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I detest the iTunes UX, so I'm a fan of any competition :-) The 'conventional' way to sort is by clicking on the column headers. So I think any solution should attempt to be compatible with this behavior. For multi-column sort, things become more difficult. Columns can quickly get cluttered with tiny arrows or badges. The tiny directional arrows can be ...


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Assuming you want to avoid hierarchical categorization, you can use freeform category tags to apply multiple filters:


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Any list of items with text labels can at least be grouped by first letter. That said, I can't even imagine 1000+ root level categories for movies. Can these categories be curated down to just a few that make sense because how do I even know which category to search for?


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If I understand you correctly you have videos and you want people to be able to find them easily without them having been put into pre-set categories such as what Netflix does. You haven't given us much information about what kind of videos Hollywood type movies; YouTube cute puppies and guppies; instructional videos - how to use Photoshop, fix your ...


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You should navigate back to the first page. To understand why, you should simply answer the question why user sort lists. For example they want to : find the highest score start reviewing products starting from the lowest price find the most recent posts find the employee name starting with the letter B find the e-mails send on the 5th of December In all ...


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Based on code page 437, here is a list of characters that come after z. Note they are listed in sort order. Omega is probably the most appropriate for this use case, because it is the last letter of the Greek alphabet. α alpha U+03B1 Alt 224 Γ gamma U+0393 Alt 226 δ delta U+03B4 Alt 235 ε epsilon U+03B5 Alt 238 Θ theta ...


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Luke Wroblewski takes this a step further and claims that on mobile, "Dropdowns should be the UI of last resort", citing factors such as: Number of taps required Impact on the look and feel Visual and cognitive noise Perceived ease of use Note that he does not talk about "desktop-model dropdown vs. mobile-model dropdown". He says that even the ...


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To me the carat is both accurate and established. Another issue is individual interpretations of what "ascending" and "descending" mean. We each know exactly what they mean ... to US. In my experience we have had a few instances where we discovered these truly do mean different things to different people. Ascending numbers to one person means smallest at ...



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