Questions tagged [filter]

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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can one filter be always selected by default?

I am not sure if it is good user experience to have one filter always pre-selected by default. Can't use a toggle, because of the consistency issues with other pages. But I would like to keep all ...
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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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Need help regarding filter logic

I've noticed two different possible behaviours for checkbox filters and I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on how one should deal with these cases as a designer. Case 1: SHOES > COLOR > [...
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Alternative to list item master-detail view

I have a list of items. All having the same default details. User is allowed to... 1. Change defaults for all the items at 1 shot. 2. Filter for some items and change the default value(s). What is 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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Best practice for clearing sub-filters?

This question is about a site under development that searches both academic books and conference papers. Users can search All, Books, or Paper Abstracts. If searching All, users can then filter search ...
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Table quick filters [closed]

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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Filters & Rules layout [closed]

I am working on a cryptocurrency trading application and got stuck with filter popups. First one is for "Bases", which filters a list of trading signals. Second one is the filter for quick scanner, ...
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Is All Time filter in a dashboard necessary?

I know putting an ALL TIME filter allows me to view all the data from the start to the present. But how really is important to me to allow viewing all of it and how it cant affect my server?
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Global filter - is there a better solution?

I'm currently working on the design of a new version of our current SaaS and I am having an issue with a functionality specific to the SuperAdmin. Our SuperAdmin, when setting up the environment for ...
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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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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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Multiple selection filter

I am working on a design, however, I have hit a bit of a roadblock on a multiple selection filter. The list of filter values will not be very long. I assume that users will not know all the available ...
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How to remove a single filter option from a long list of available filter options?

What would be the best way to remove a single filter option from a lengthy list of available filter options instead of having to select all the other filters to remove that single filter from the ...
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Sort/Search/Filter - In each column or one for the whole table?

What are your thoughts on the use of sort/search/filter functionality within each table column vs. a single sort/search/filter that drives the entire table? When is one preferred over the other? What ...
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What search results to shown in a tree?

In a hierarchical tree, when the user perform a search, when the parent matches the keyword, they had mentioned they incline to be able to access the children, but have them collapsed like below. In ...
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How much space should filters take on left side of page [closed]

I am designing a web interface where we have filters on left side and search results on remaining page. How much page's space should left filters take? Any percentage?
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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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In e-commerce, why is the number of items a filter returns needed?

For clarity, I'm referring to the faded numbers in parenthesis. My reasoning is that if a user wants to filter his selection, he will do it based on his/her need and not based on the number of ...
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Filtering with multiple choice depending on OR, AND previous selection

i'm working on a site where users need to filter candidates (Human resources site) on different ways... The thing is, they have for example 6 options displayed with checkboxes, if they select 3 ...
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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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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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Are there Material Design best practices for Filtering/Sorting in a Tab Layout?

What I’m trying to do I’m trying to find out what the Material Design best practices are for adding independent filter and sort options to EACH tab in a tab layout. What I have proposed I’m proposing ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How should the filter feature manifest itself in google material design tables

I've checked the material design documentation but there is no clear indicator that I can see to tell me what happens if I click on the . Here's the icon in situ. I want to know what the interface ...
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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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Show filtered results in real time?

We are building a product category page with a couple of filter options to let the user remove uninteresting products. The filter options are for example color, size, specific product features etc. ...
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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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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 ...