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a list that appears under an item when a user hover or clicks on it.

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How to deal with a surplus of space in a filter dropdown?

I'm redesigning a filter feature for my company, and I'm running into a problem where I have a surplus of space relative to the small amount of UI elements (see image). I initially thought about just ...
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What should be default value of select (drop down list)? [duplicate]

I'm wondering what is the best practice of designing select / drop down lists. In some projects I've worked in the select on a form was filled with first value from the list. In other project we had ...
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Why do dropdown menus have a space between the highlighted item and the border of the menu?

Why do dropdown menus have a space between the highlighted item and the border of the menu? Why do dropdown menus have a space between the highlighted item and the border of the menu?
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Item modal selection options - multiple selection + quantity

As you can see above I have the situation of an item modal where there are different variations, from which I can select different quantities or none. Currently there is a checkbox selection, and a ...
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Switching selection in a multiselect dropdown from all to the one user is hovering on

I am designing a dropdown menu in a report generation UI where the user has the option to select the seller he want's to see the report for. The control defaults to all sellers selected for the report....
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Dynamically changing drop down options

Is it a common design approach to have the options of a drop down menu change depending on another input column. For example say on one card I have a list of names and I can add/delete/edit the list ...
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View/Edit mode used in data tables

I am working on data table for HR managers that implements in-line editing as well as drop-down menu with detailed options. In-line edit is a must as it will be re-used in dashboard for different pop-...
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Can a drop-down have radio button?

Can a drop-down have multiple options like selecting between views, Freezing the 1st column & customizing the columns? I'm kind of confused whether the drop-down can have this feature. If yes, ...
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Preferred way to display a list

First time here... What is the preferred way to scroll through and display (and, not select) a list? A list of previous time stamps, for instance. I am using pickerView and it works fine, but it ...
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Search multiple dropdown lists

I'm looking for examples of searching multiple dropdowns at the same time. For example, say you didn't know if Texas was a state or country and you started searching in the Country dropdown for Texas. ...
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Should drop down menu items repeat currency symbol?

for example, in a drop down menu, I need to show current price option on top, with a drop-down menu shows below when clicked. Currency symbols may vary, eg: $ 100 or £100, but the symbol is not ...
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What is the best way to assign values to an parent item

I have list of customers on database which have collection of items(storage accounts). When I select a customer , I can see all the items that are relevant to that customer as ticked. Also , I have ...
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Would you look for a clear all filters button on each individual filter?

On this said page there are 4 filters, here is the current design of the drop-down filter. However if you were to select say 20 of the 40 would you be looking for a "Clear Filter" button? The cancel ...
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Icon for a button to move a list item. Not scroll [closed]

In our software we have a dropdown menu. The dropdown menu has listitems which represent columns for a table. Via two buttons in the list (on the left side), the position of the listitems can be ...
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Bad practice to use subtitles or dividers inside dropdowns?

So, in my case, I have a list of boroughs and connected cities. The way it works here in Montreal is we have boroughs and connected cities(like Westmount; geographically-speaking, it's still on the ...
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Drop down behavior

I see 3 types of behavior on the web for drop downs and I wanted to collect some insight. When a user opens a drop down, I observe: the user can scroll and the drop down stays open (bootstrap) the ...
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What component to use when selecting from 9 consecutive numbers?

I'm creating a mobile application, sticking to Material Design guidelines and components for the most part. In that application I want the user to select a group and then get some detailed info on ...
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Editable Dropdown UX approach for iOS

We have an input in an iOS app that needs to allow for any value but we would also like to suggest some options. The number of options will be small, from 2 - 6 with 90% of the possible option lists ...
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Is there a character limit to items listed in a drop-down menu?

I am not asking about max or min. number of items listed but rather how long each item should or can be? My client is using a drop down menu to provide answers to a question. The options (answers) ...
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Using a dropdown list or radio buttons to give meaningful rules on a webform

I have a situation where user based on user dropdown value selection , below control either show radio button choice or multiple select option. How to handle this kind of scenario for better user ...
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How should “Refresh Data in Dropdownlist” look and behave (not for mobile)?

I have a dropdown list with data in it, and I want to give to the user the option to refresh the data in the dropdown list after he adds or deletes data from the database. How should "Refresh data in ...
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Dropdown within a modal window on mobile

I'm currently working on a solution for adapting a modal window form on desktop to mobile. Problem is, the form within the modal window contains a dropdown. The solution I currently have is as such: ...
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Do users prefer many dropdowns or advanced filter for filtering tables

I am working with a team and we are working on a table filtering project and we have some ideas about page designs in terms of UX. Please excuse the drawings... One design has a search field on top ...
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Initial visible option in a drop down list used for filtering?

I have a few dropdown lists used for filtering data in a grid. Initially the grid will show all the data and the user can select options from the dropdowns to filter by those selections. Two ...
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Thoughts on having different behaviours for the same component

We have a dropdown with 2000+ items (should it even be a dropdown?) with the ability to search. And it's a tree select dropdown. The problem arises when one wants to edit i.e. a value was already ...
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Should a dropdown list be closed when mouse leaves?

Should a dropdown list be automatically closed when you leave current object and navigate to another, or should it remain opened until you open next dropdown list? Dropdown closed when mouse leaves ...
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Drop down filter - show options which reduce the number of search results to 0?

I have various list pages where I want to provide a drop down filter. Is there a general rule for whether the drop down filter should contain all values or only the values that will actually return a ...
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Best name for the option of adding item to multiple lists or a newly created list

I have a book that can be added to multiple reading lists or to a newly created one. The name of the option that does it is “Add to Reading List”. What would be the best name for such an option so it ...
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What is the recommended height of a dropdown menu that has an internal scrollbar on desktop?

What is the recommended height of a dropdown menu that has an internal scrollbar on desktop? I have a dropdown menu that when opened could contain 30 - 50 items to choose from. It's for desktop. I ...
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add list of options in 3 buttons

We have mobile game which includes 3 levels (training, public, expert). Each level has specific list of options Public and Expert have same 4 options, but Training has extra 5 options, can you help ...
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Why the magic number 5 in dropdown list?

According to this article, it states Placing options in a selector drop-down requires two clicks, and hides the options. Use an input selector if there are over 5 options. Why the magic number 5?...
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Dropdown with capital or small first letter? [closed]

I just wonder, is there any statement what should (is more right) to use? Should dropdowns have capital first letter or small? Any article for use casesor some source or it doesn´t matter?
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How to design nested selectlists with multi-item select

I'm designing a selectlist that allows you to select multiple levels simultaneously. It works fine for up to 3 levels: This is just an example, in some instances this model would accommodate product ...
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Material design pattern for search in drop-down list?

I'm looking for a material design pattern to achieve live search in a drop-down list using bootstrap-select. Also, I played with chips, but I don't like them and want to use something different.
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Consistency vs Better Ux? Redesign Actions in a datatable

I am redesign a business oriented site with many data tables. In the first column of each data-table, I have the Actions. However as you can see in the image, where I have 3 different data-tables (the ...
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Long multiple-selection drop-down menus with search for visually impaired

How could we support visually impaired people to select multiple values from a long list of options (a few hundreds options)? I have tested some multiple-select search drop-down with screen reader (...
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Lot of forms in a single app view, how to handle?

I need to put about 20 <input type="text"> in a single form in my ionic app and i can't use tabs view. I also need to ask user to select some data in a dropdown list that load data from the ...
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Dropdown/ Combo box Lengthy text management

I would like to know how to show lengthy text in dropdown list. Each list item are more of a 2-3 line lengthy. Any suggestions will be appreciated. On hover tool tip is right way for dropdown list?
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Consistency or best ui control?

I'm working on an app where there are multiple pages where there are a range 2-6 choices of a specific filter. Is it better to use the same control (dropdown) since for each page for consistency or ...
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Display year selection dropdown in a calendar

I have a calendar control which currently has "Previous Year" and "Next Year" button to switch years. I want to improve it, as most of the time a user has to go 3-4 years back. Currently, I plan to ...
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What is the best way to categorize or represent a list of top-level domains (TLDs)?

Background This is a problem I see routinely "solved" in different ways but have yet to see it solved well anywhere, so I'm appealing to the community for a best practice (or what others have found ...
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What's an alternative pattern for a dropdown with between 150 to 215 characters per option?

In my screen I have 3 sections, and on each section I have different elements to take input from the user. In one of the section I have a dropdown menu to select a predefined option. The options are ...
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Select from drop down list or enter a new one - Designing

I am developing a website that allows users to create line-ups for sport matches. I want to help users to save a line-up for a particular team for the next match too by saving them to the user's ...
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Display many checkboxes

The context I am currently working on a project in ASP.NET MVC5.2 with Twitter Bootstrap. The user will be experienced in IT as it concerns an internal tool. The user is able to set different kinds ...
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Select option to unassign value

I have a form where I can assign a bundle to an user. In the select are all selectable bundles listed. But I need the possibility to unassign any bundle from an user. Where to place the "...
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add your own entry to a select list

is there a userfriendly way of adding an entry to a selectlist with predefined options? besides being able of selecting a value from a select list i want the option to add a value of my own but am not ...
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Where to Order Virgin Islands in a Country List?

I believe there are two countries related to "Virgin Islands" - US (ISO 850) and British (ISO 92). In some lists I see them listed as Virgin Islands, British and Virgin Islands, US (this is the ...
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A suggestive User Interface for accomodating Multiple Tabs

I have been reading and researching on multiple tabs, and one thing is pretty clear on the usability aspect, that having multiple rows of tabs is a pretty bad idea, and should be avoided. Also ...
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Dropdown chooser that contains both a list of options AND an input box

I have to offer a list of options e.g. Small, Large, XLarge, etc plus the ability to input a dynamic value e.g. a number. I thought about a split input box where the left side is editable and there ...
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Best way to represent multilevel multiselect location dropdown

I have this major UX issue, I have a set of locations with hierarchy Country> State> (Optional, to be placed if it makes the UX better) City> Neighbourhood> I don't know ...