I was working on a mobile project and I faced a problem. How do I show if there are two different actions on a single object in mobile?

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In this screen all options have sub-options that appear on a new page that slides in after clicking on Option 1 from Level 1. How do I take the user back to Option 1 page from the Sub Option page? Which action should trigger this?

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    If I understand this correctly, we are looking at some sort of navigational menu that runs (at least) two levels deep and you want users to be able to navigate the menu AND be able to go directly to pages from both levels. - I'm not sure that's possible without over complicating the menu. Nov 14, 2017 at 13:57
  • I put some generic solutions to your problem in my answer. If you can provide any more detail or context about what an "option" might be, I can focus my answer better.
    – Alan
    Nov 14, 2017 at 14:43

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From my understanding you want to give the ability to use the parent and child links of a menu option. Here are some ideas:

1. Include the Option link in the Sub-Option Link

Simply include the Option 1 link in the Sub-Options list to allow the user to go to that page.


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2. Expand Menus

If you want to keep all options on one level, expand the menu to show the sub-options. This can be done using an arrow or accordion. All options are clickable.


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  • But in my design all options under level 1 has sub options and both the options in level 1 has a page dedicated to it so design should accompany two actions one is to ope sub options and other is to open option 1 page
    – Harshith
    Nov 14, 2017 at 14:45
  • I understand a bit more now. Making some edits.
    – Alan
    Nov 14, 2017 at 14:46

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