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Reduction of a set of data, based on certain criteria

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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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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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How to display a date filter consisting of custom date selector and buttons

I am building an iOS application which contains a list of videos, these videos can be filtered by date. I am looking for a better way to display these filters on Mobile, with such a limited screen ...
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How to fit a MREC (Medium Rectangle ad) into a sidebar?

I've seen some great sidebar designs (like filters for listing pages) and the list or grid to the right of it. My problem is that these seem to only be quite thin and fitting a 300px by 250px MREC ...
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Fuzzy search page for an online travel agency

I'm building the search page for an OTA (online travel agency). The brief has a few quirks that make this task difficult, so I need some help to identify some feasible ideas. Most OTAs have a "...
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Place search above all tabs, or inside of tabs?

I've been working on a web app for the past four months. On the product page, a couple of the categories have tabs for pending, in-progress, and approved products. There is a search bar, and my ...
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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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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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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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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 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 filtering in B2B product

I'm working on a webapp that contains 1000+ "recipes". A user gets a list of all recipes by default and search options to narrow down the results. Within the team we did a sketching session ...
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Should a dropdown be marked required in 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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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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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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Designing a multi-parameter search

I have a pretty complex issue to share with you. I'm working on a financial system, which will provide its customers the option to make a search by more than one parameter. I'm trying to keep the ...
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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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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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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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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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Apply option after error validation

so I have a question about the price range filer case study: if the user types wrong numbers in the min and max text field for example: min: 250$ max: 100$ so what should I do? block the apply option ...
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Should user selections that have since been filtered out be included?

Situation: we have a list of checkboxes, and the list itself can be filtered based on a few different dropdown menus. If a user checks something, then changes the filters so that item is no longer ...
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How to hide inactive items on a table by default

I'm working on a table where each item has several attributes, one of which is "Status". Status can be: Pending, active, expired, deleted, canceled, etc. I wish that the default state of the ...
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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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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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EDIT / RENAME VIEW - what's best approach - keep it together under edit or separate options?

Currently, I design edit flow for saved view (filters that allow being saved under "saved view"). The filter bar consists of 4 dropdowns (multiple and single choice), and radio buttons. The ...
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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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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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Should one filter filter the selections of another filter? If so, how should it work?

First time asker, forgive me if I get anything wrong. I'm working on a big-data enterprise product that has many filters to allow the user to find what they want in a table with thousands of rows and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Location Filter UX Issue

Context I'm working on a SAAS product. We have multiple assets listed in our product and user can chose to specify location to an asset or choose to leave the location unspecified Problem We can ...
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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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