I've been asked to come up with an interaction for a list on a mobile. The list is a set of ten repeating items: image and paragraph. Each listing item has a location associated with it.

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My question: Is there a precedent for this kind of interaction "I need to view the location of a thing in a list"?

My initial thoughts are to have a map icon launch a map that overlays the image.

  • How is the location entered in the system? Is it just the name of the city or complete building address? Either way, I think displaying at least the City or Street/Locality name should be helpful for the users, depending on the context. If I were looking for a shop, the streets nearby would matter more than the city. Then, I would tap on the location icon to check its actual location which would preferably let me choose my choice of map application.
    – Ren
    Aug 1 '19 at 11:28
  • it's the location in the country. An example might be 'London' and then a map of great britain with london highlighted
    – colmcq
    Aug 1 '19 at 12:00

I saw something called Sparkmaps that you might be interested in on the Map UI Patterns website.

It is based on the same principle as Sparklines, which provides a compact way to display a series or array of information condensed into a small space.

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