There are a variety of ways to implement selecting everything or nothing in a list.

Is there any usability research comparing the different approaches?

  • By reflex I visited nngroup.com which, surprisingly, has nothing.
    – invot
    Apr 23, 2018 at 19:22

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Select all - Used when a user needs to perform bulk operations on all the items from list/table.

Select none - to unselect selected options or undo select all

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    I was asking about research on the different approaches, not what they mean
    – Tin Man
    Feb 22, 2018 at 15:36

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