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Reduction of a set of data, based on certain criteria

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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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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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Search Vs. Filter- what is the difference

From the view of the user (not from a technical view)- What are the main differences between searching and filtering data, in order to get specific results? i.e.- in both cases the user is looking ...
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2 date filters above a table

I am designing a screen that has a table of campaigns. above the table, some filters are always visible. one filter is by creation date, and 2nd is by modification date. the problem is that our date ...
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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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Filtering options best practices for a long list of keyword options

Currently our keyword filter options are ordered by the number of results for each particular keyword. It's a pretty long list and users may not know what options are there but have an idea of what ...
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Tree-structured filter and related table columns

I'm struggling with the logic of a filtering option. In that filter I have multiple roots and nodes (see example below): The user can interact with the filter and select either an entire root and all ...
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UX/UI for a store/asset library combo.. how to make it easy and useable?

I am working on a product that has a built in asset library. The goal is to access tons of objects in one place in a way our competitors haven’t done well. The tricky part is, there are a) about 2000 ...
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Tree table, filters and open/closed state

Let's say there is a tree table displaying a hierarchical structure. There are actually two kinds of objects displayed in the table, one kind forming the internal nodes of the tree and the other one ...
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How to expose statistics like a filter buttons

Basically I have a pane with some basic statistic. It shows how many elements have been added, removed or changed and I would like to use it also a buttons to turn on and off filters. But ...
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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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UI design for filtering several data fields, multiple fields

I need to come up with a UI to filter a table. I saw this question but which makes me want to go to a single-box design. However, my team is leaning for a multi-field solution. We use a piece of ...
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Best practices for filtering with multi-select checkboxes

I am designing an application where the filters work like this: When a user selects a checkbox and then types, the selection is erased. I would like to keep the selections as they are and present them ...
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Creating a better navigation and filter for a festival or conference scheduler

I'm trying to figure out a good way to create a 6 level selector + filter on an app that shows me a schedule for a festival with artist slots and allows me to book artists to form my own schedule (or ...
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Filters settings: how to resolve option "no setting" in the list of other options

There is one tricky issue I'm dealing with now. In the system working with data there are filters. One of them is shown in the form of list with "Select all"/ "Unselect all" buttons and user can ...
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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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Complex, multi-step filter vs "dumbed" down filter

This is my first post here. I was going to ask in meta if it's appropriate, but I need 5 posts before doing that. So I'll just ask and hope it's on-topic enough. I am designing a search form that has ...
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Conveying Unknown Locations on a Map

Scenario: You have a list of machines with some missing location data due to privacy restrictions or incomplete information. You offer both a list view and a map view for users to explore these ...
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How to show number of outcomes per filter applied? [advanced filtering]

I'm working on an advanced filter for a data platform containing many thousands of rows. My filter is split in to categories, which then have various options for the user to select. I'm looking to be ...
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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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Best way of showing filter options in list/reports mobile app

I need to display reports (long list of items) in my mobile app (in Flutter), along with search and filter options. Currently, I'm presenting filters in a pop-up, but I'm looking to improve this. I ...
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Looking for examples of left side bar PLP filtering that needs an apply button

Automatic filtering upon selection is not an option at this time. I'm Looking for good ux examples of left side bar PLP filtering that needs an apply button but that is on the left vertical filtering ...
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Select all with filterable list of items

we are trying to build a pretty typical filter for a list of items (in a Mobile app) which does also allow "Select All" for that particular filter category. The added issue we have though is ...
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Filter all the data - big data load

I'm creating a platform that has a lot of company data, around 200,000 companies with 1000 branches each, so it's a lot. When we load the platform we usually don't show anything until we have loaded ...
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Best Practice for Product Filtering Menus

I have implemented a horizontal Filtering bar based on articles posted by Baymard. Link Here I revised my original concept to be a more standard dropdown however the Client has come back and requested ...
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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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Folder Structure vs Filter Parameters for Accessing Historical Documents

Do we need folders or a paginated list with filter parameters (Time-range, file type, etc.) to easily access the historical data such as invoices in a cloud repository application?  With a folder ...
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What is the best way to represent two categories of filters for a task list?

Looking to design a simple to-do list (mobile) that can be filtered first by person then by topic. There are anywhere from 2-6 people that tasks could be assigned to, and then 1-14 topics within each ...
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What exactly do you count when filtering items in multiple filtering menus that all interact to filter a dataset

Example Let's say I have some tabular data. This is a contrived short example, but imagine thousands of rows and a dozen columns. Type Value A Foo A Bar B Foo B Bar And you can filter this table ...
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When performing a bulk edit on a table, how should changing the filter on the table, affect previous selections?

If a user wants to "bulk edit" a table and makes some row selections, then changes the filter during selection, should rows that have been previously selected (but can no longer be seen ...
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How to implement list filter functionality for mobile use case

I have a list of vehicles in a mobile application. The user needs to be able to filter the list of vehicles with a few rules/requirements: User must be able to filter the list of vehicles i.e search ...
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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 by type of content into specific content

I have some trouble to find a UX pattern that would fit for an mobile app improvement. I would like to display in the news feed a filter by type of content for example: News, Event, Project etc… + ...
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Show filters in error condition of table

I have a mockup, shown below, presenting an error state if a data table doesn't load for some reason such as an API failure. A developer asked whether the filter should even be shown if the content ...
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Should a dropdown be marked required if it has a default value?

I'm designing a form to create violations of employees from various departments. For quicker choosing the employee, I have a field for users to filter the department that the employee is from. Value ...
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How to display recorded webinars AND future webinars in search results

Similar to this issue but slightly different. Sort order when I have events and products I have a page that shows webinars available for purchase in a card-like format. Users can filter and see ...
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Combining instant filtering with an 'Apply Filters' button

Should we mix instant filtering (i.e. when you pick an item from a dropdown and the table of results updates automatically) with filters that require an 'apply' button (such as if they require API ...
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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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Filtering and Sorting a Table that has multiple rows per User row

Here's a good challenge for you all. Challenge: Filter by 2 colors, then Sort by 'Amount' and not replicate the user's name throughout the Name column? User Goal: To be able to see which is the lowest ...
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Should the sort/filter changes throw the focus on first page or current page?

If a user is on certain page out of several in a pagination of a table data, when he/she applies a filter/sort, should he -be shown results starting on page one or -be kept on the same page state?
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How can I display 1K+ facets/filters on a website

I am struggling to develop a general design that could better handle how to present 4k filters to users on a website, but not looking for e-commerce designs as the filters will also contain many ...
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One group of filters applying to the whole page and another group to one section of dashboard, what should be hierarchy and positioning of filters?

I am working on a product that has an overview page - where users can find two sections statistics and a data table. At the top of the hierarchy, we display the date and 'partner' filters that apply ...
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Difference between showing items in the list or in the gallery

I am preparing new design for filter page (something like shop page), where "items" are companies that you can choose from. For example: You want company within UK, speaking Italian, with ...
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How to handle filtering on table columns?

I am currently working on a pretty complex (and convoluted, I'll admit) table in terms of filtering. One of the options for filtering allows the user to filter on an item that is displayed as a column ...
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What is the appropriate logic for the range filter to filter events that has a start date and end date?

I have a list of events that has a start and end date, and a range filter to filter the listing. My team and I have varying opinions on the logic of the range filter. Consider the following filter ...
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Filtering: Input-fields or buttons?

I'm currently working on new tables for our web platform. I came to a point when I need to design some filtering options as part of the design. One of our developers told me to use a text field that ...
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Add a separate filter for items that are already listed in a sidebar, but not explicitly as a filter?

I have a question regarding a filter. I have a grid with cards that represent pages in a document. There are rules for these cards about when they should be displayed and when not in a generated ...
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Using a filter chip with counter

1. Context I have a table that shows a bunch of items falling into either of the below categories. Some users struggle to find these filters. 2. Possible solution I am considering using filter chips ...
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Using NOT in quick filters

We have an option in our system to use a quick filter as "not" See example: We have a keyboard shurtcut to use this option but the downside is that users are not aware of that option. ...
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What is the best way to show an overview of advanced filters

We have both quick and advanced filters in our application. The advanced filters allow users to create nested filters/conditions (up to 3): What is the best way to show an overview/summary for the ...

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