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Reduction of a set of data, based on certain criteria

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In a small list on mobile, how to manage a simple filter?

In a simple list, 4 types of a specific variable can be displayed. Which is better? Check the list and display only available variables in the filter, or all the filters shows, and if there is no item,...
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Designing a rather challenging search/filter/query for loads of possible parameters and values

I am designing a solution for product stock management, in which the users will be able to, for example, allocate a specific volume of a specific product (or type of product) to a specific store (...
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Why does UX StackExchange have both “Home” and “Questions” tabs? [migrated]

Does UX StackExchange really need both "Home" and "Questions" tabs in its left nav? "Home" seems to be the Questions page with the "Hot" filter applied; it's ...
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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 behavior with new entries [duplicate]

let's say I have a table with a column 'Name' and the user has set a column filter for 'Frank'. He currently sees some entries which match his search. This table is configured to accept new items via ...
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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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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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Should custom month and year picker be inside a dialog box?

I'm working on an application that allows users to sort their photos. Please note that in the mean time, we hit a technical hurdle where an actual calendar is not possible to implement for an MVP. But ...
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Is it better to allow filtering using a dropdown or tabs?

I'm working on an app that allowed users to filter their photos based on time period. Between a dropdown and tabs, which one is best for the user? Dropdown: Tabs: The advantage of using tabs is its ...
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What's the best approach to display a month/year filter?

I'm working on an application that allows you to filter your files by month and year. This is what I have so far. As you can see, the "Apply" button is disabled if fields are empty: But ...
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What dates do date range pickers default to?

I'm working on a photos app that lets you filter photos based on date range. When a user selects the "Date" filter, two calendars appear and from there they are able to pick a (to and from) date range....
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What is the most accurate opposite of “all selected”?

This post addressed the menu action which most closely opposed "select all," but I am looking for the filter criteria that most accurately represents "none selected," or the opposite of "all selected."...
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In Table Filter vs Filter Panels

I have a question regarding In Table Filter vs Filter Panels. Context is for extremely complex data tables. If a table has Filter Panels, would it be useful to still retain In Table Filters? If so, ...
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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 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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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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Usability of toggles as a filter or sorting mechanism

I looked up a website (page link here) and noticed this at the bottom of the page (one of the few times that I managed to scroll that far): It shows a toggle being used to sort the comments added at ...
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Persistant UI region for filtering section in layout

I have to include a filtering column next to the results. The filtering column needs to be a persistent UI on the bigger screens (resizes the results content while it's open). I'm having quite a few ...
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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 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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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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Why do some websites use numbers next to filters? [closed]

I've noticed multiple apps/websites (especially travel) make use of putting a number next to a filter to indicate how many results will be returned. I have some concepts of why this is a useful ...
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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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How can I hide filters when users do not need to use them?

I know some techniques that can simplify (or not) the UI by hiding whatever is not useful at the moment and reveal it when the user needs it. Accordion. Use a title and an arrow and when the user ...
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Chips vs Checkboxes inside Dropdowns for Filtering Search?

There are hundreds of filter tags to choose from. Since these tags are an unexpected feature for the user, they must be easily seen. I plan on giving them a Search Bar. Additionally, for most popular ...
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Suggestions for a tag assigning interface

I'm looking for some help with interfaces. So I have a canvas filled with items (could be 5, could be 50). Items can have tags and I can enter tag names (comma separated) in a search field to dim the ...
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Displaying new results currently being filtered out

I'm currently working on a messaging tool and one request was being able to filter the conversations by (Internal Team / Customers / Flagged) One thing we're running into is what happens when a new ...
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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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iOS app. Looking for Weeks picker!

I'm working on iOS app for medical doctors that lets them find a job. Doctors work part time and could change several hospitals for a year. Hospitals hire them when they need a specific practitioner....
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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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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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Filtering options for a combobox

I currently have a log-on dialogue box which I present to users when they wish to log onto a target system. As I have quite a number of possible target systems, I offer them a combobox in which they ...
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What is the best way for user to use a filter [closed]

Good day, I would like to get some feedback on our decision. We have a system in which our user can create, store and manage metadata (we call it an object card) of various intellectual property ...
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Initial state of checkboxes for basic list filtering

I'm developing a web application which features a list of items. The list can be filtered by type, and the user can choose to view one or more types at once. Let's say the types are Red, Green, Blue, ...
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On-The-Fly Filtering Of Results

I would like to submit a small problem of usability to you. This is a problem with on-the-fly filtering of results. The constraint is that the user must first see all the results. Then he filters ...
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Real time filtering or Wizard steps

At this moment, I'm working on a product finder tool. By answering different questions, you get advice that suggests a product of your interest. So, the answers to questions could lead to different ...
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Real time filtering vs. Wizard steps [duplicate]

At this moment, I'm working on a product finder tool. By answering different questions, you get advice that suggests a product of your interest. So, the answers to questions could lead to different ...
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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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Implementing Filters as Tabs in a Web Dashboard

We are trying to provide users with a strong filter mechanism on a Dashboard that collects visit data. It feels like we have arrived at a point where only a few pieces of the puzzle are missing and we ...
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Filter icon for “include null”

I'm designing an e-commerce site that allows for filtering on items based on attributes such as weight, size, price, etc. The problem is for certain attributes, like "weight", some items have data, ...
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Best behavior for data filtering

I'm by no means a UX expert or a Designer for that matter. But I've come up with a doubt about a UX decision made by my manager and what should be the best practice for the case, based on a recent ...
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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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How to deal with unknown values when filtering items

Let's say I have a hotel booking website. Once the user chooses a date and a location the website will list all available hotel rooms in a given area. Each hotel room comes with many attributes, for ...
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How to sort and filter a constantly changing list of data?

I have a web page (although I don't think that's relevant, it could equally be a desktop or mobile app) that displays a list of events. More events arrive all the time, and are added to the top of the ...
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'And' Filter visualization

I am designing dashboard, and have a filters panel on the side. What is the best way to reflect the user that the filtering is an 'AND' combination and not an 'OR' combination?
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How to display a filter for a list of podcasts?

We're working on this huge site that includes a podcast section. The podcasts are done by many different people (no repetitions), and there are like 70-80 podcasts so far, adding one per week. Client ...
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Is adding multiple search buttons to the same filter a bad User Experience?

I am working on shopless e-commerce website. We have multiple filters on the left hand side and the search result appears on the right: So users can change the filter values on the left and then ...
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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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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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