I have a site that allows users to dig arbitrarily deep into a graph, and the user can always use breadcrumbs to navigate back to where s/he first began.
Here's the ideal state:
However this quickly gets unwieldily. See below for when the user navigates very deep into the graph:
How should I best handle this case? Some approaches that I'm thinking about:
- Only show last 3 crumbs
- Allow horizontal scroll (seems painful)
- Show first crumb,
..., then the last two crumbs