Questions tagged [filtering]

showing some, but not all, of a set of items.

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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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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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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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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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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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Editing an item in a filtered list that falls out the filter

I have a list of items (e.g. todos) I filter them by a property such as their name. In the filtered list, I decided to do an inline edit (via a button click) The new name falls outside of the above ...
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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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Is it necessary to add “Any price “ option in budget category if on desktop user search with an open price range?

Image for mobile web design. Not showing any price tag as wanted to make user perform a more focused search.The most widely searched ranges are upfront.
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How to present filtering items in a sidebar?

I have a site where I need to present filtering items in a sidebar. These items work as "filters" for the site's content on the right. The user can click these filters on or off (selected are ...
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How to redesign and improve this filter? [closed]

Can you please help me to improve this filtering solution? Please share any ideas you have! What would you change?
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Navigation from a filtered list to default view?

Suppose I am designing a web site to display a list of items. I'd like to add a category filter to display only the items of a given category. Now I'm wondering how user should move back from the ...
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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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Saving Filter State in an application

Our application has a case where you can filter a list of projects with a checkbox to show only your projects. A few members of our development team have requested that state of that filter remain ...
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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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Recommended pattern for Select / Ignore / Exclude functionality

We have a page of filtered results, and in the sidebar the user can choose which values to filter by. We usually use check boxes, so a user can tick an item to select to filter by a value or it or ...
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Multiselect confirmation - App Design

In our app we allow users to select multiple items to search for data on. We also allow users to search this list of items as it can be quite long. So for example the main purpose of a page is to ...
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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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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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Should a user know at all times his filtering preferences?

I'm currently developing an app which shows you ads near you. In order to make sure an user gets what he is looking for he can filter his ads. Should an user see those filter preferences at all time, ...
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Is it ok have to have two search bars on the same page? [duplicate]

I have two search boxes on the page. First one is the universal search in the main navigation bar and the other one to filter map pins based on location. What do you guys think? P.S I am unable to ...
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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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Filters to show books including genres & excluding genres

Scenario: A website has a list of ~10,000 books A user would like to discover a book they might enjoy via genre (there are 15 to choose from) He ticks a checkbox to show only books that include the ...
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Filtering/Searching of Search Result Sets

I am struggling improving our internal applications searching usability. It's a proven issue that is costing significant amounts of money in wasted time. The problem stems from an inconstancy in ...
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How to handle filtering on columns of a table?

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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Guests Filtering on villas listing page

I have noticed that big players (like luxuryretreats, airbnb..) of the global market follow a specific process when a user choose guests on the filter tab. Specifically, if the user chooses 5 guests, ...
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Table columns dependent on filtering

I am in a situation where table columns are dependent on some filtering due to the fact some metrics are only relevant to some categories of data. There are multiple filters in a separate bar and ...
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Multiple filters for different reports

I am building a user control where the user can set a bunch of filters and then display a report based on those filters. Example of reports: sum of sales grouped by customer, detailed list of ...
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Why don't we add the exclude option in filtering?

I have come across the necessity of this option lately and feel like people can use this for improvising the UX of the filtering process. Example: Let's say I'm searching for a UX Internship and ...
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Problem with a Product Specification/Data Point that is User Generated (Range may vary)

This might be a bit hard to explain but hope you can understand me. I have this current problem. Let's say I have website that is for a database of sports drinks/water with product information about ...
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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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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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