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Represent node with same parent

I need to show a list of active items. Every item has more than one parent. I want to group them by parents with a treeview, but I have this situation: - Parent A - Child A - Child B - Parent B ...
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Multi selection of grouped rows

I have a table of files which are grouped by file type: The user can select rows by clicking. If a group header is selected (4 XLSX files), then all XLSX files will be selected. Multiple rows can be ...
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Grouping or visually linking multiple rows in tabular data - best practices

I need to help users interact with a (potentially very long) assignment list of healthcare procedures. The list is tabular data that users want to sort in various ways. Since this is healthcare a ...
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While sorting should we show the name of the sorted entry?

I am designing a web app where a list of devices (I will use devices as a generic term) will be shown to a user. Devices can belong to a master group or a user created group (only one strictly). There ...
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How do you recommend to design the interface to type a list of IPs and ports?

I'm developing a page where the user can ask for firewall rules to be open. The user should be able to enter the IPs, IP's ranges, ports and port ranges that s/he wants to be opened. s/he should be ...
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“Intermediate” state of a two-level toggle/switch control

EDIT: The pizza example below is not my use case, it was merely used for demonstration. My use case contains grouped system options that can either be turned on/off completely as a group or be ...
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What is best UX to avoid 6 buttons and how to make it more user friendly?

scenario 1 I am working on a Financial web application. In application, Sections are parent level and groups are child of those sections. When user at parent level user can see all groups. I want to ...
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Alphabetical grouping of accented words

We have a list of countries in our UI where the design prototype groups the countries by initial letter. The country names change by language, so the grouping also changes. This also means that the ...
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How to group a long list of items on 1 mobile app page?

One of the applications I work on is required to display a long list of items. The list page must display a list of line item labels and their corresponding values. The user can select some of the ...
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Visually grouping items in wishlist

I am building a wishlist that allows the user to create groups of items without affecting the master wishlist (i.e. users can add an item to a group through tagging. One item can be on two different ...
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Grouping in an e-commerce environment

I'm trying to group some elements within our e-commerce environment but I'm not able to get it sorted out. It's about the TV Services. There is a main group which has more width and a stack icon on ...
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What is the Best way to handle groups and sub-groups filter in Mobile App

I am a developer, NOT a designer. I am working on a Web App in which Assets are divided into Companies, Sites and Categories So the Hierarchy is something like this: Company 1 Site 1 ...
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Mark items far away from each other as grouped (connected)

I have a tree structure with items from different trees that I need to "group" (or really, mark as grouped). Like so: It is mandatory for the user to select a few of these items to carry on to the ...
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UX for linking elements together

I'm looking for an intuitive way to let a user group elements together, a bit like Photoshop's 'Link Layers' - but preferably without popup menu. Right now I'm thinking about the following: The idea ...
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How to group common (to a list and other input groups) input fields

Here's my scenario - I have the following three input fields: Type Remarks Uploads (Popup which allows users to drop files) Now, these three fields are associated to a person object. The user has ...
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Mandatory fields in each group [closed]

We need to design a form where user can dynamically rearrange the fields. From the attached image, The scenarios are, Need to show the grouping of fields, eg., File number, City and Zip are a group ...
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Choosing unit of measure system

Our app (http://www.fitnessmealplanner.com) requires users to enter basic info about themselves such as height and weight. Problem is that even after trying several changes to layout people still skip/...
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Position of newest item in horizontal list of items (chronological order)

We have a problem with chronological order in a horizontal list. What would be the best practice in this case (please check attached sketch)? To give a context, we have a feed with containers (that ...
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Best way to show a long list of links

I have a large list of links which can be grouped based on first alphabet or some other criteria. The number of items in the list may be anywhere between 400-500. What is the best way to display such ...
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Effective entry of fractions divided to multiple elements

There are several resources divided into groups with different count (from 1 to 10). User has to enter an approximate usage of every resource in group, so average group cost can be calculated. This ...
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Stack or List having two actions (Details Vs. Drill Down). Is that recommended?

We have a list containing say a list of employees and their % achievement of their target. The users want to be able to view details of their KPI's saying what would they achieve best case, what % of ...
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Alternative to dual list UI Pattern [duplicate]

So in my application, a user can select a Widget, and select tags that describe that widget (Fast, Slow, Expensive,i.e). As of now, the plan was to use a dual-list with a bag of "unchosen" ...
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Selecting items from a list of grouped items in a way that is obvious to a user if it qualifies for an action to be performed on the selection

I have a scenario where I need to show a user a list of items they own. This list may end up being quite long, but will typically be pretty short. The list needs to allow people to select one or more ...
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Reorder in grouped list

List of items, each has: Order, Category. List can be sorted: by order, by category (actually two sort descriptors here: first by category, second by order). And grouped: none, by category. When ...
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Interface for selecting multiple items out of thousands, w/ categories

I'm trying to build an interface for filtering lots of data for the sake of searching. I need to present a VERY large collection of names, make it easy for the user to select all the names they need (...
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Compare two distinct groups of data with colors

I have three types of notes, User Note, System Note(, Communication Note(. I have 3 Events. Each event has multiple notes of type User Note, System Note, Communication note. I am trying to determine ...
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How to organize a collection of URLs on an intranet?

As in most big organizations there is a lot information to be found on the intranet but unfortunately most users have difficulty quickly finding what they are looking for. We do have a full text ...
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Presenting grouped data

In my project I basically have an arbitrary number of items with some properties that are organized in groups. The user can select items in a group to perform certain actions on them. He can also ...
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How can list sorting/grouping be made intuitive?

My user is shown a list of devices as a table, say: Name, OS "Amazon Fire Phone", "Android 4.2.2" "Nexus 7", "Android 4.3 1" "asus_015d41d46d53f411", "Android 4.3" "HTC_HT14NT214173", "Android 2.3.5" ...
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Ways to select a group or individual items from fair sized list

Let say I have a list of 20 Employees of a company and they are grouped into a handful (5) Departments. I need to select one or more Employees or Departments. What are some approaches to do this? ...
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Why does android use up and down arrows in expandable list view?

In Android Ice Cream Sandwich an up arrow is employed to indicate an expanded group and a down arrow to indicate a closed group. Both seem like non-standard choices, most user interfaces use a right ...
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Visual consistancy in mobile

I'm working in a mobile version of a webapp suite (30 modules). It's a enterprise context. So, i've tried to create a different approach of the web. And i got this doubt: The visual consistency (...
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How to add sub-sets of grouped information as one group?

Trying to describe this as best as possible, we have a group of 3 pieces of information (1 x label, 1 x text area, 1 x label) alongside a " submit and add new "button. Once submitted, the submitted ...
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Windows 8 store apps: visibility of item groupings/tabs

I am implementing sub groupings on a panel of items in a Windows 8 app. The panel is relatively thin containing a vertically scrolling list of items. The user can change the list of times by tapping ...
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How to set up a page that allows a user to define/modify arbitrary groupings

I am interested in defining and maintaining the concept of groups in an html page. Example: The user define the group of english speaking language countries. Then assign to this groups all ...
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How to group different entities, groups and sub-groups having common entity?

I am facing a hard time having design decision for below case. I am creating wireframe for a patient app. The platform is windows phone and surface (tablet). The nurse (user) needs to prescribe ...
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Group list by content or by language: is there a usability advantage to one or the other?

The page I'm designing is a list of publications. There are two ways it could be sorted. Does one have a known or documented usability (or other!) advantage over the other? Here is the first way: - ...
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Ideas for contacts listing view

we are working a new interface in our app and we are looking for ideas that has to do with a contacts listing space. There is a big search input centred at the top and we need a box in content to ...
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Nested titles for grouping inline editable ordered lists

Overview The following image provides background information for this UX problem I've encountered: download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups The above image shows the ...
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(Android) Alternative to ExpandableListView that provides the same quick access to child items

Currently i have an Android app with 3 level data grouping being displayed on two panes. Left pane contains the high level data, right pane contains an expandable list view (aka an accordion) that ...
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Fixed items on table list - how should I paginate it?

I have a table list that consists of two areas: The top area has 'new' items which require attention and action from the user. It is important that these are noticed. The other area includes the list ...
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Word for a group of numbers?

I have a list of different numbers/ID's related to a company and right now I am using the title ID's to group them but I feel that this title may not be the best. Does anyone know of any better words ...
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What is a sheet of UX elements called?

The Microsoft Ribbon is a like a tabbed "sheet" of UX icons. It's basically an iconified, horizontal version of an always-open menu. Is there a general name for a group of UX buttons or icons, that ...
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How to paginate alphabetically grouped items?

I am in the process of creating an interface for browsing contacts in a CRM. I have the contacts displayed in alphabetical groups. like so: A------------------------------ Andrew Bloggs ...
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Grouping menu items

I've got an issue, with a menu on my website. The menu has 15 items, which are not simply navigation, but contains links to tools, settings aswell as regular navigational links. The website is a SaaS,...
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Sharing Groups between Users

We are currently building a software application and I am working on a feature in which a user is able to create his own custom groups of assets for reporting. We would like to add the functionality ...
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How to make selecting a timezone more user-friendly?

The list of time zones is rather long, lots of duplication, and not very friendly to programmers let alone end-users. Is there a way to shorten the list to something friendlier and sufficient for 80%+...
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In a grouped list - moving items nicely from one group to another

I have a web app. On one of the screens I have a grouped list similar to the iPhone address book for example : Imagine I can tap on Steve Becker and his name changes to Steve Acker. His item will ...
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Grouped list with a lot of singletons — how to present groups of size one?

We have a table with a large number of items (50-500+). Items are grouped -- basically, think of a list of folders each with at least one item in them. Actions need to be taken on each item, or ...