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Questions tagged [filter]

Reduction of a set of data, based on certain criteria

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Table quick filters

Looking for examples of buttons above a table that can show you the numbers of a specific type of item and when you click them filter the table. Any link or example will help a lot. I have looked ...
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What should the summary count on an “active filter” button be representing?

Often, in facetted filtering experiences, on mobile, the filters are tucked offscreen. To indicate that the current view is being filtered, often the filter button is presented with a number ...
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Multiple search values and filters

I have a table full of content, and there are multiple values users can search the content, example: User ID, Bill ID, Name.. And there are also filters, example: date, status, type, value... I think ...
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Filter Empty/Nothing Selected - Should it exclude or include all results?

On one hand, excluding all results isn't as useful to the user as including all results. On the other hand, I think including all results may make the filter less intuitive. Another consideration is ...
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Logic of Next / Previous buttons when changes have been made to Previous

Can someone advise on logic of Next and Previous button when changes have been applied to previous item?
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How to indicate that user needs to tab out of a field for search to trigger

I have added couple of text boxes to filter columns based on values and we trigger a search once the user enters a value and tabs out of the field. Sometimes the user presses the enter action to ...
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Filtering Best Practices

What are the best practices for filtering out a big list? Keep all filters wide open all the time OR Narrow filter values down as I add a Filters somewhere else? For example let's say I have a ...
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When to use a filter that shows all by default when no filter is applied?

This has always been strange to me. On most ecommerce websites, they usually have a filter for something like colors. When the user sees the page for the first time, it shows all the colors. But none ...
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Should a website's filters be saved across visits?

Do you expect a website to remember your filtering settings between different visits? There are a couple of scenarios: Only for current session: When you come back a couple of days later, filter has ...
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Better UX practice for data filter

I'm actually working with a redesign of a desktop application. And one of my challenges are to design a filter system from a table based screen. This is the actually design proposal from the designer ...
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Searching with mandatory filters

I'm having trouble designing a search box with two mandatory filters/categories before the user hit the "go" button. So far, the best solution I could come up with was this one: I've presented the ...
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Search filter menu: Optimize for choosing one or multiple search filters

My site has a vertical search menu on the left side of the page, similar to Amazon and Etsy desktop versions, with checkboxes and search filter terms. Like these sites, my site automatically performs ...
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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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Hiding filters that no longer have available changes

I'm helping to design a website using Algolia Instant Search. There are several facets that the user can modify to return a set of data that they can browse through. The Instant Search behavior is ...
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Ways to educate the site visitors on what you can search with the search bar?

The current search bar design has search type filter tabs that allow the visitors to search for various result types. We looked at the site analytics and learned that site visitors are not using the ...
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Please help me figure out this included/excluded search filter interaction (4 options)?

I am working on a tool that allows users to analyze a report populated with a bunch of social media (primarily Twitter) posts relating to a topic they are interested in. Within this, I am building ...
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Nested search filters

I'm designing a new filter on my search page, however, I'm slightly concerned it's over-elaborate. Below is a screenshot of the filter. I've had to replace the real values with fake data. How the ...
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How to display included/excluded applied filters?

I am building something that allows users to search (for things like words, hashtags, etc) and apply this search to a report that they have built off of twitter posts. So for example, a user that ...
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Apply filters immediately or after confirming with a button? [duplicate]

What is the proper way to filter data in an application? The example displays a case where the filter shows the population for the selected city. Automatically filter data when selection ...
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UI to best convey whether results of selections in a filtering interface return intersections or unions (and/or)

The problem I'm working on an interface that allows students to find study spaces on campus, including filtering (faceting?) those spaces based on different categories. Current feedback from both ...
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Current/Previous member Filters

I am currently working on a platform designed for sport clubs to manage their organization. Part of that includes the handling of their members. In my country (Denmark) they have the possibility to ...
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How to handle time consuming search requests

We're developing a search functionality for our product (web). We are having some controversies how to handle search requests that can take up to one minute. Current version: After clicking enter or ...
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Multiple horizontal checkbox (radio button analog)?

I'm trying to build a vertical filter bar (think airbnb or any review site) where user will add multiple filters. One can select multiple property types e.g. Although in many cases with lesser ...
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UI for filtering a search of around a hundred and fifty keywords

What UI design provides the best user experience when searching using many filters? As for the maximum number of filters, I can have 150 filters (all optional) that users can filter their results. ...
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What's the best way to filter by not-machting results without typing?

Imagine a web application that shows table data with sidebar filters, but it doesn't have a search box. Usually in search boxes users can exclude results (ex. Don't show X). How could a UI perform ...
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Allow to Filter or Recommend?

Consider a large question-bank site. The questions are tagged with course and topics and have meta-ratings like difficulty, frequency in exams etc. A user can open the question and do it, and the site ...
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Best approach for placement of CTA, search and filter option with the nav tab

What would be the good place for placing the search and the filter options in the page title section with the CTA button? What if the search are placed in the right side of the menu options, below ...
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Complex filter design

I need to build a complex filter for a mapping plugin. The map displays links between different entities. There are many types of entities, each with their own attributes, many types of links between ...
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How to deal with inconsistent time and date filter across tables?

Context Users should be able to filter tables with device information such as number of issues and number of products by time period. The filter allows users to enter a date and time manually (on ...
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Effectiveness of numbers showing the amount of items related to each single filter

I am looking for some evidence concerning the effectiveness of numbers showing the amount of items related to each single filter. I mean the ones you can usually find on the right of each filter, ...
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What is better way of arranging filters?

I would like to have your opinion on the arranging of filters when presented on top of the page. Option 1 - Arranging fields top to bottom Option 2- Arranging fields left to right or any better ...
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Pre-selected vs. Un-selected Customization Tool

I am working on a team messaging tool. Users have been asking to send to just part of the team. (ie. If a team had 40 members and I wanted to just send something to 18 of them) The proposed solution ...
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What is the best practice for data table filters?

For best user experience, what is the best practice for data table filters with 10+ columns ? User's Goal: The user is trying to filter the list using of various filter types dates, number and ...
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selecting 1 of 2 ways to filter table results by time

I want to allow the user to either filter by a prefixed time or by specific time in a faceted menu. the option I am showing here is a bit awkward.
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Should product filter be disabled if it only works for one checkbox at a time?

My company is about to launch a new version of the product website but the filter system is not quite functional. The problem is that users only can check one filter item at a time to sort products. ...
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Faceted Filtering interaction design

I am building a web application with a product list with a big amount of filters. For the filters, we use faceted filtering. This means that whenever the user clicks on a filter option, the rest of ...
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Reverse filtering - Data exclusion

Currently, we are building a big data web app, which consists of a data table and a big number of filters One of the user requirements is the exclusion of some data. Therefore, I have added a reverse ...
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Placement of delete icon on applied filters

With regard to faceted search on the web, why do some sites implement the delete (i.e. 'x') icon of applied filters to the left of the text versus the right. For example, LinkedIn Job Search does it ...
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Do users understand when a title is a button

I have a filter and sort feature on a particular website, and the current layout is as follows: Of course, I want to reduce elements to as few as possible, so my question is should a layout like this ...
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search suggestions and other list filter fields

I have a list and filter. Filter contains text field and many checkboxes When user types something into text field, it provides search suggestions The question is should search suggestions depend on ...
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Admin UI to manage advanced search filter

I am working on an admin interface that manages a dropdown filter located on an advanced search screen that is available for all users. The admins can exclude options in the Manufacture filter. [See ...
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Site-wide filter (module), best practises?

I'm making a redesign for a website that sells bespoke versions of 12 insurance products to 12 different types of businesses, supplemented with information also specific to the type of business. The ...
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Which dropdown is better for alot of options

Im currently working on displaying a chip/filter with a dropdown that could contain a small or a large amount of brands to select through checkboxes. The amount could vary between users (some might ...
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How to label filters that filter on overlapping date ranges

I am looking for the appropropriate labeling for filters that search an event that is active within the provided date range. Filters: Ends after <date input> Starts before <date input> ...
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Representing a change in data collection

I am working on a product that outputs data visualizations based of the responses people give on a survey. Users are then able to filter this output in many different ways (ie: date) This data can ...
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Validation in Slide Outs (desktop)

I have slide out with a bunch of filters.(sorry, because of private info I can't publish them) I can apply 1, 2 or 5 filters by clicking "Apply Filters". By clicking on filter I can get to its ...
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filter bar vs filter on the left

I'm working on a website where I have a list of products. These products have the option to be filtered, on this process there are a few options, such as filter by typing, select checkbox, a filter as ...
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Should filter options be open all the time or just open on request?

Let's think about a web application that shows some data that can be filtered. I know of two variants of this: Either the user presses a button, which expands/pops up the filter options or it's a ...
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Expected Behavior for Page with Two Forms, One With Error State

Our application embraces a bit of a dark pattern: two forms on one page. Filter and Search are independent forms. When the Search form fails validation - currently our only validation is "search term ...
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Advanced Filtering in Data Table

The Problem I have a data table, that's on slide-over, fixed to its bottom. I need do advanced filtering of data. For example: 1. I want only the drug with exact name "Aspirin" 2. I want drugs, ...