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Reduction of a set of data, based on certain criteria

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How to best place a “Filter” sheet in a webpage?

Consider the following page screen, that consists all conversations (left side) and the selected conversation display (middle of the screen; chat): Now I would like to be able to filter the list of ...
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Placement of delete filters button - inside or next to dropdown?

So I have a pretty simple "problem": I have a filter option, which is this dropdown as you can see in the pictures. The question is: what do you think is the better placement for the delete ...
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Existence of filter bar, if data is not filterable

There is a page, displaying various information referring to one product. Information is divided into tabs - and within the tabs, user can filter data - but not always. Some tabs contain information ...
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Best practices/rationale for unified vs separate keyboard/mouse navigation of lists?

Context I'm in the process of designing/implementing a filterable object creation palette with categorized results for a visual content creation application. I'm trying to decide how to handle ...
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Filterable table column with dynamic unit

I develop a dashboard for telecommunications service monitoring. In a couple of tables there is an Outage column, which shows the outage in days. In most cases the outage is longer than 1 day, but ...
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Filters: How to make sure users understand that they need to confirm their filter selection?

Due to performance constraints, our e-commerce site's filter results page cannot have a filter that auto-updates when any filter values are updated. Therefore, we have 2 'Apply Filter' options- one ...
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Conflicting filters in advanced search

I'm going to try to be straight on this one. So implying I have an advanced search in which i start filtering by ANY contents that have "Quantity Type" as abc, by setting: Quantity type IS ...
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Step shaped visual layout of cascading filters

I find this layout of cascading filters: much more intuitive and much more "welcoming" to use, over the traditional, horizontal axis layout: I am trying to explain to myself why this is so....
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Automatically applying filters

I'm looking for some guidance regarding automatically applying filters on behalf of the user. The project I'm working on is a simple graduate job search website. The search results page is very simple,...
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Side Drawer Filter

I have a right side drawer on a web application, but there are filters for each section. The filters include: 'Is equal to', 'Is not equal to', 'Array Contains', and 'Array does not contain'. Then the ...
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How to manage custom filters setup

I need to redesign an app in which User can customize the visibility of filters and sources. At the moment, you select sources in one panel and select their corresponding filters in another. Based on ...
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Design with many filters

I'm designing a system where the user should be able to display data on a chart based on different filters and measures. They can filter by a country or multiple ones, by product/s and variant/s. They ...
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Reseting Filter Options (calendar or range) - best way?

I'm currently working on our filter panel, and one of the issues we have is reseting. We have a reset bar that allows users to reset all the filters, but we've heard from users that they would like to ...
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UX Best Practice: When to remove item from filtered list?

I have a list of items to be displayed to the user. The user is able to select an item and configure its properties. The user can also filter the list based on some of those properties. If the user ...
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Expandable active filter list - user flow

I am trying to implement active filters list to a fixed side filter bar. When a user scrolls through data, they will always be able to preview the active filter list without having to scroll to the ...
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What's the best placement for “select all” option in multiple filer component?

While researching I found two main ways of placing the "Select all" option. One usually appears in the top right corner and another one (used i.e. by Microsoft it seems) is adding a Select ...
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An important default filter being set - should a “Clear” button clear this important filter?

Working on a system that has a TON of data - and trying to optimize it since so much data comes out of it. There are a lot of filters in this system and all data was returned, bad I know. In any ...
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Showing search results than can be parameter names (like “size”) or values (like “big”)

Consider the following page: The user can use the search to find items or to filter the table. If the user wants to find a person whose "name" (parameter) "contains" (logical ...
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Pre-filter incompatible items in a file picker

I'm implementing a file picker to let users pick a simple textual file. The prerequisite is the file must be writable. However, a user might input the file's path by hand too. Should I filter out ...
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Are collapsed filters an antipattern? or does it depend on the intended user?

So we are building a monitoring page intended for a specialized group of users who would like to keep an eye on their logs. We are implementing a filtering solution to help users find the type of ...
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Designing a financial date filter page for reports

I'm currently trying to make a user friendly date filter, where users can enter a custom date or select a date, e.g. Last Year or Last Fiscal Year etc. I've tried looking for a design for similar ...
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How to create appropriate user flow for multiple choice pop up modal windows belonging to side filter bar?

currently, I'm redesigning a data-driven platform with a side filter bar. Every filter opens a pop-up window with filtering choices. To apply filter user has to click the "apply filter" ...
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How to implement a side filer bar for smaller screens without overlying the platform content

Currently, I'm working on a data-driven platform. I designed a side filter bar which allows user to filter data dependable of his needs. The problem appears on smaller screens. After a discussion with ...
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Is the “filter” icon widely recognised by users?

Note: I'm NOT asking for an icon suggestion. I'm designing an online menu for users to order their food at a restaurant. I'm also including a filter so that they can apply their dietary preferences. ...
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In a small list on mobile, how to manage a simple filter?

In a simple list, 4 types of a specific variable can be displayed. Which is better? Check the list and display only available variables in the filter, or all the filters shows, and if there is no item,...
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Designing a rather challenging search/filter/query for loads of possible parameters and values

I am designing a solution for product stock management, in which the users will be able to, for example, allocate a specific volume of a specific product (or type of product) to a specific store (...
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Search results page - providing additional pre-filters in search results

Background We are looking into what is considered as a ‘top’ vacation rental property and how we can lets the users know this. We have a good idea of a criteria that goes into this. Challenge We have ...
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Filter behavior with new entries [duplicate]

let's say I have a table with a column 'Name' and the user has set a column filter for 'Frank'. He currently sees some entries which match his search. This table is configured to accept new items via ...
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In a grouped list, how to display items of an intersection of two groups

Provided I have a category which gives x non mutually exclusive options. I have a list of items which can be tagged with several of these mutually non exclusive options. Item 1 Group A Item 2 ...
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How to allow multiple live filters to be selected and how do you show results?

So my question is about applying e-commerce filters that then shows live results (e.g. with AJAX / no page reload). In this case you can theoretically allow user select multiple filters at given time, ...
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Should custom month and year picker be inside a dialog box?

I'm working on an application that allows users to sort their photos. Please note that in the mean time, we hit a technical hurdle where an actual calendar is not possible to implement for an MVP. But ...
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Is it better to allow filtering using a dropdown or tabs?

I'm working on an app that allowed users to filter their photos based on time period. Between a dropdown and tabs, which one is best for the user? Dropdown: Tabs: The advantage of using tabs is its ...
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What's the best approach to display a month/year filter?

I'm working on an application that allows you to filter your files by month and year. This is what I have so far. As you can see, the "Apply" button is disabled if fields are empty: But ...
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What dates do date range pickers default to?

I'm working on a photos app that lets you filter photos based on date range. When a user selects the "Date" filter, two calendars appear and from there they are able to pick a (to and from) date range....
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What is the most accurate opposite of “all selected”?

This post addressed the menu action which most closely opposed "select all," but I am looking for the filter criteria that most accurately represents "none selected," or the opposite of "all selected."...
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In Table Filter vs Filter Panels

I have a question regarding In Table Filter vs Filter Panels. Context is for extremely complex data tables. If a table has Filter Panels, would it be useful to still retain In Table Filters? If so, ...
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Filter by dietary preferences

I'm designing dietary preferences filter for a food ordering app. unlike regular filters where users want selected filters to show, in this case the users will be selecting what they DO NOT want in ...
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What would be the best way to display 23+ filter categories?

Hope everyone is well and safe during recent times. I am currently working on the UX of a searchable web directory for tiny house communities in the US. When someone searches for a community to park ...
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Default filter state: active vs. inactive?

Consider the following scenario: The user goes on a restaurant search page in an app He/she enters some information, then clicks on "Filter results" There he/she finds the possibility to filter by ...
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What's the best practice for clearing all or keeping the selected filters after changing the search query?

We are working on a search engine (non- Ecommerce). After changing or editing the search query, should the filters stay selected (assuming the user have the same criteria) or should it be cleared (...
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Usability of toggles as a filter or sorting mechanism

I looked up a website (page link here) and noticed this at the bottom of the page (one of the few times that I managed to scroll that far): It shows a toggle being used to sort the comments added at ...
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Persistant UI region for filtering section in layout

I have to include a filtering column next to the results. The filtering column needs to be a persistent UI on the bigger screens (resizes the results content while it's open). I'm having quite a few ...
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Filter data grid

The way the filter below works is when selecting a checkbox and then typing, the selection is being erased. I would like to keep the selections and present them at some part of the filter, in addition ...
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How can I communicate that at least one filter is required?

I have a form for a search filter. In this search filter, however, I have two inputs for the "main bulk" of the search, and afterwards I have other filters for fine-tuning the query. My problem comes ...
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is it good practice to keep search bar under tabs while design the webApp?

I've been designing a web app for the past four months. A case scenario comes out while designing the product page. In the product page, a couple of categories have on this product page in which are ...
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Why do some websites use numbers next to filters? [closed]

I've noticed multiple apps/websites (especially travel) make use of putting a number next to a filter to indicate how many results will be returned. I have some concepts of why this is a useful ...
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How can I hide filters when users do not need to use them?

I know some techniques that can simplify (or not) the UI by hiding whatever is not useful at the moment and reveal it when the user needs it. Accordion. Use a title and an arrow and when the user ...
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Chips vs Checkboxes inside Dropdowns for Filtering Search?

There are hundreds of filter tags to choose from. Since these tags are an unexpected feature for the user, they must be easily seen. I plan on giving them a Search Bar. Additionally, for most popular ...
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Suggestions for a tag assigning interface

I'm looking for some help with interfaces. So I have a canvas filled with items (could be 5, could be 50). Items can have tags and I can enter tag names (comma separated) in a search field to dim the ...
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Displaying new results currently being filtered out

I'm currently working on a messaging tool and one request was being able to filter the conversations by (Internal Team / Customers / Flagged) One thing we're running into is what happens when a new ...

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