Questions tagged [combobox]

A combo box is a combination of a list box and a text box.

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Repeated Combo box for data entry or single list?

I have a desktop app form with a repeater control. It is a list of bank transactions that do a poor job of identifying the associated customer. Someone needs to assign the customer to each transaction....
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When would I use Facebook style fcbkcomplete instead of a multiselect dropdown?

Is there any occasion when you should use the Facebook style multiselect textbox (as seen in fcbkcomplete or smarttextbox) compared to a regular multiselect dropdown / list box or a set of checkboxes?
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Guidelines for representing sentinel values within a list

I'm curious if anybody can point me to a list of guidelines (preferable regarding Windows Development UI design) that may help layout rules which to follow when representing sentinel or special values ...
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Intuitive interface for Composing Boolean Logic?

I'm interested to know how people have, or would construct an interface which simplifies constructing logical boolean conditions? (Yes, it's a database query builder) In my mind a bad interface has ...
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Best ways to replace the combobox selection (aka single select) for touch interfaces.

The combobox has two benefits: a) fits in limited realestate and b) signals single selection to the user. What are the best alternatives for touch screens which minimize interacts? Combobox demands ...

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