# How can I display an multi level, multiple choice in a flow chart?

I am looking for an appropriate way to display an multi level, multiple choice, choice in a flow chart.

• there are several levels (1, 2, 3, etc)
• there are four categories (A, B, C, D)
• there are multiple assessments in each category at each level (1A1, 1A2, 1A3, 1B1, 1B2, 1B3, 1C1, 1C2, 1C3, 1D1, 1D2, 1D4)

When a user wants to complete an assessment, he may choose from all the categories. Once a user has completed all the assessments in all the categories they may proceed to the next level.

Here is an example sequence (assuming there are two assessments per categorie and the user does not make any mistake) : 1A1 > 1A2 > 1C1 > 1B1 > 1C2 > 1D1 > 1D2 > 1B2 --> GOTO LEVEL 2

The following sequence should not be possible for the user because they have to complete all the other assessments from that level : 1A1 > 1A2 > 2A1

So as you can see there are mostly four possible choices (except when the user has already finished the assessments from a certain categorie). But unfortunately for the flowchart there are 2^4 (assessments ^ categories) = 16 possibilities. And I will repeat myself in the chart, if I am not mistaking.

Does someone have an example for this scenario? And how I can visualize the choices that can be made?

• no need to add thanks, as per the guidelines on good questions ... Commented Jun 25, 2014 at 21:00
• I don't know that this is strictly UX, but I'd LOVE to hear people's ideas. Commented Jul 4, 2014 at 19:08