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Reduction of a set of data, based on certain criteria

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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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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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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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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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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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What should be the order of applied filters chips?

I'm following material guidelines and I need to apply filters to a table. The table header has the filter icon on the right side After the filter is applied, should the position of the "applied ...
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Need help with filter grouping

I'm working on filters. I need help on filter grouping. We do have different filter groups that can be applied on given data. The problem here the page looks overwhelming with given options. I cannot ...
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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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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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Suggestions for UI for Delicate Question w/ Several Options?

I’m a longtime (20+ years) UI/UX designer and full stack developer, but I’m running into a wall with the UI for a specific field, concerning a delicate question that can be approached and handled in ...
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Seeking Help with a UI Pattern for Segment Selection in Analytical System

My team and I are currently working on developing an analytical system that employs a segment-based filtering mechanism. In essence, this system shares similarities with Google Analytics, where ...
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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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filter column with (lookup which can be filtered too)

I have a complicated filter system on the app I worked on where you can filter table columns but the main point is that business requirements ask to filter some columns with lookups. the lookups seem ...
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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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Segmented control vs toggle switch

We have a dashboard that allows a user to see all jobs belonging to their firm. These jobs are split into two tabs: Upcoming jobs Requested jobs (but haven't been yet been confirmed by us. Once it's ...
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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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Label placement on filters

Why almost all filters I find have their labels inside, as a placeholder? When the users select a value they lose context since the label is no longer visible. Isn't it a better option to put the ...
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Filter by values not present on the table

Is it OK to offer filters whose values are not present in the table? For example, I have a table of industrial shipments. I know some users may want to filter by driver, but I don't have room in the ...
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Export all table data when filter is applied?

If filters are applied to a table, should an export button export all the content in the table or just the content resulted of filtering?
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Showing all results after filter on map, but with different color

Description In general, our mobile app provides users with the ability to book classes in gyms/studios, etc. So, one of the main functions of the app is to search for some training to attend. In list/...
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Which UI design can I use for filtering various data fields from one search box?

In a view with a table that displays a number of data fields for employees (including name, country, start date, and email), we are looking to allow users to filter results by both name and country. ...
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Real-world examples of searching through data

Our company collects a user's data and allows the user to explore their data by using various dropdowns. We want to give the user a way to save their filters, like a saved config or saved view (...
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Should I hide the filter options on a e-commerce product pages with low product count?

Some product pages contain less than 5 products and on average between 5-10. Would the filter element disturb the customer experience since he has a good overview already since the product count is so ...
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Reset filters or warn the user when a new element is added to a list?

I have a list of elements (displayed as a grid) which can be filtered using various ways : search input, filter by content, sorting... When the user wants to create a new element, it is immediatly ...
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How to combine filter and search in a list

To make it easier for the user to find the right form, a category filter and a search should be offered. There are 9 categories. Currently, a maximum of 3 forms are assigned to a category. How should ...
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Client-side vs Server-side column filtering in a table

I have a data table with approximately 10 columns. The rows load in a paginated / lazy loading manner, hence, around 15 records are loaded at a time until you paginate or scroll down. Now, I would ...
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Selecting products from hierarchy

We have a hierarchy of products (documents) where there is a global library at the top that consists of all the products we have, a user’s account library that is a subset of the global products, and ...
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Is there a standard algorithm for maintaining scroll position of a list when the list is filtered/unfiltered/modified?

TL;DR: Given an old list that the user has scrolled to index i and a new list that replaces the old list by adding/removing filters, what should the new scroll index be? Details: I have a list of ...
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Are software filters ambigous?

In the physical world filters can filter something and: A) I'm interested in what goes through, what is not filtered out: air/water/coffee/oil/..., signals in electronics, light in photography, etc. ...
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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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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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Pros and Cons of using a local search for the Filter column in an e-commerce website

Couldn't find sources for this, so asking the community. Large e-commerce websites tend to have a long list of filter categories with multiple options under each. So much so that users can find it ...
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Should filtering and sorting be combined?

I'm working on an application where it requires filtering and sorting. Typically, these two functionalities, albeit similar, are always separated. However, I came across this article today where they ...
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Show selection at the top of a table

I am designing a table that contains a series of items, each item has a series of associated details (name, number, group, etc) that are displayed in several columns; each column has a filter in the ...
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Reset Button in Filter Popup

How should the Reset button on popup work? Should the window be closed? You need to close the window. The filter is reset, the table is updated The window does not close, all items in the list are ...
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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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What do you call a search component that filters data inside a data-table?

Sometimes when you have a large data-table you want to narrow down the amount of data. A common approach is to use filters. But, sometimes you're given the option to use a search bar that pretty much ...
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Filtering Tables: Show only filtered items

I'm currently working on filters for our tables. The tables are quite crowded with information. One of the columns contains lots of tags that represent categories. Each cell can be filled with 10+ ...
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Table filter allowing to choose to display empty values

Summary & Question Users need to be able to filter on a column in the table and include "null/empty" values in that multi-select filter. What is the correct/usual way of solving this? ...
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What's the best way to filter shoe sizes across multiple standards?

Say you have a shoe store and you sell shoes across many different brands. Each brand has its own country of origin, and thus its own sizing standard. We have shoe brands with US sizing, other brands ...
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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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Filtering: by default all checked or unchecked (additive vs subtractive)

We're looking to overhaul our filtering for our users. As a starter we were looking to do some initial research online. I've hit a bit of an issue of understanding in doing so. We currently operate '...
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Better UX for filters in a page

I'm here to hask you what is the best UX for filters in a page with a table. In this video you can see a page with a table and some data, a full-text searchbar and a button with text "Filtri"...
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How to display filters with optional relationship(OR or AND)

We have a table of users and at the top I have 8 buttons, each one representing a filter (age, status, role...). When clicked it displays a dropdown with multiple checkboxes. The relationship between ...
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shoud filters be active or disabled on empty state screen - first use

I am designing a view that will display a lot of data that can be filtered. But when there is a new user that view will be empty, there will be no data. I am thinking if in that case, filters should ...
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What is the best way to have two exclusive sets of filters above a data table?

I have two sets of filters which work with the same data. There is a table of data below those two sets of filters. But if one set of filters is applied, modified, i.e. worked with, I completely ...
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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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A time range on time range ui filter

looking for an intuitive way to create a time range on time range ui filter. For example: a way to select last monday and this monday so as to compare between these two. Or all wednesdays for the last ...
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How to keep all options selected by default, while making it easy to select a few options?

In a report that shows factories' performance data, the filters list out the factories to extract data from. by default, all factories are selected which is useful to see an overview. however, when ...
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