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I'm designing a CRM-style interface for medical assistants, and I'm wondering if putting a check next to the selected state in a dropdown is redundant if that state is already showing on main screen? (see screenshot).

Would love to hear your thoughts. Thanks!

Dropdown with selection state

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Nothing is wrong with it. I would highlight it in blue instead of the check mark (but it is a personal preference). I do not think you should be concerned about redundancy as highlighting it on the drop-down is not redundant to highlighting it on the page. Each one serves a different goal!

  • thanks @mo'ath, thats an excellent point! – Conor Apr 3 at 14:55

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