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Questions tagged [lists]

a list is collection of elements (or items) that may or may not be ordered in a particular way.

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Best way to display list of options

There's a page that has a list of options like below 002-12345 002-16516 003-21565 008-15168 001-86841 Currently, we display it inside a box and user has to scroll up or down to select whichever ...
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Best approach to update all entries in a list that is paginated?

I have a list which is paginated in a webpage. It also has a function to select the number of entries per page. A bulk update on all is required. What would be the best approach to this? My concern ...
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How to remove lines while keeping individual rows visible on a tablet

I have created a simple view which is a list of items and each item is seperated by a line. Shown below: I would like to remove the lines as I think they add clutter to the screen but when I do I ...
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Add items to a collection from the item or from the collection?

I am building a song & playlist manager. Where should I put my join interface, in the song view or in the playlist view? Is it better to: enter a song's detail view select "add this song to a ...
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Concise points: how to offer extra information [closed]

A friend of mine made a site which lists pointers for teachers at regular schools who have one or more deaf children in their class. These are clear, concise, one-sentence "Do's" with regard to ...
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FinTech mobile and customer account lists [closed]

I am looking for best practice recommendations on how to categorize and display customer accounts (DDAs) in selection lists. Considering active and inactive, internal and external, and giving ...
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Best way to show old value vs new value in a list of items

I am working on a screen with a list of diagnostics data on the right side of the screen (1/3 of the width). The customer requested to be able to see the current and previous values close together so ...
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What is the de facto method for indicating price graphically?

I've seen the "$" sign used to indicate price range from $ (for low) to $$$ (for high) like below at TripAdvisor: But is this well-understood by customers? What alternatives exist for indicating ...
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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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Accept/Reject CTA buttons on cards

I have to design a dashboard to help sellers to manage invoices addressed to them during the month. The invoices will arrive in "To do" tab. For each invoice we have two choices : "Accept" or "Reject" ...
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How best to display a rankable list with a heading and submit button?

I'm designing an app where users can vote on a list of choices by ranking them in order. The voting screen needs to have: The title of the vote The list of choices a button to submit the user's ...
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Appropriate UI pattern for Expandable List Item in Data table?

I'm currently looking to find a solution for expanding a list item in a data table to display more information. One of the best solutions I've found thus far is done on reddit (see screenshot). Any ...
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Is it wrong to automatically switch between Grid and List view

At the moment, I have a Material based app where I automatically change between List view and Grid view depending on device's viewport size, should I do that? I already read here that they are ...
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Improving dynamic list selection

I have the problem related in this link for a desktop app: Suggestion for list selection and populating related lists dynamically but instead of 3 list I have 7 and some lists have more than 20 ...
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Syncronize vertical list using tags and connections

My goal is to create a three vertical lists where user can filter them using tags and a search bar, move elements between them using drag and drop (similar to trello) and display explicit connections ...
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Content not viewable due to page scroll

Context We deal with a lot of data in our product. Mostly we design list views in such a way that when you click on any row in the list view you get to see the detail view on the right side of the ...
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Show multiple statuses/state on a list item

Currently, I am working on a feature for a mobile forms application where users can send data via SMS and Internet. What I need to accomplish is a way to display both the internet and sms submission ...
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Confused with what to use - List vs Table

So, I've been browsing for an hour now regarding what the best practice is for this and the majority of what I read is to use e table for tabular data and a list for lists, which makes sense. However, ...
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Swipe to refresh leaderboard

Our mobile game has a leaderboard widget with names and scores: This is a scrollable list with 50 to 100 elements in it, sorted by score. One entry is for the current user, others are for his ...
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Mixed alignment (LTR and RTL) in language selection list?

Most answers to this question say that for instance Arabic text should be aligned right-to-left even if the rest of the page is in a left-to-right script such as English. So, I was surprised to see ...
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Designing trees out of lists?

On a web tool that I'm working on, I need to allow the user to navigate through a flat list of data and create a tree out of it. The user is a backend admin who is trained to use the tool. Example I ...
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What's the best way to inform users the results of their UI selections before they make the selection?

For example if a user is going through an online request form and must choose from a long list of industries, forms, job roles, types of jams, whatever but some of the items result in a different UX ...
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Allowing users to select all items except few

I have a list of country names (eg below) I want the user to be able to either select a few countries or, select all countries except a few. Now, this can be done using a select all button by ...
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How to add a list item of different type

I'm working on a list containing expandable items that have properties and actions. Every list item can have 6 different types. Currently, at the bottom of the list there are 6 different add new ...
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Representing relationships/hierarchy within an otherwise flat table view

I have a standard table view which is used in a number of places in an online cloud portal. It's used to list servers, products, firewalls and more. As I begin to build views for the firewall listing ...
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In-line editing, display at the top or the bottom of a list?

I'm working with a nested list view. In order to add data to the list, the user initially sees an "add" button. Clicking this add button prompts a search bar where the user can then search for the ...
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How to visually configure dependency between data

I need to set the relationship between two sets of data. The sets can be big, with hundreds of records. After some research, I found that some applications use a dependency matrix, like in this ...
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How to represent a list with one item?

I have an application which generates a table of information. One of the columns may contain more than one business name but often only contains one business name. Semantically, the column contains a ...
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Long List and details in same panel

I'm Using bootstrap collapsable panel to display a list of items (revisions) in table format, I want to display the details of each item in the panel next to the table, this looks cluttered now, ...
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Publicly edited categorization

I want users of my site to be able to classify their projects by categories. Both extremes: a fixed set of categories and a set of categories arbitrarily edited by users are not quite good for ...
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Looking to use a dropdown and checkbox in the same search field

I am attempting to create a search based off multiple categories. The user should be able to select all that apply. They do not need to select one from every category. One of the issues I am having ...
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Android - What is the approach to use to let the user choose from a small list of time-related options?

I'm working on an app and I want to show the user how much he's paying for services he's got enabled. I want the user to be able to choose to display the cost per day, week, month and year. To let ...
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iOS - Variable item list in a modal - is scrolling a list (not picker) bad UX?

Question: Is allowing an iOS list to scroll within a modal bad UX? Background: I have a modal that contains a list of categories that the user can add to. For Android this is a radio button list that ...
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Expandable List Empty Space Mobile Device

I am a developer trying to make an information page for an application in development. What this uses is an expandable list, that looks as follows when not expanded: This is the generic android ...
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List width changes dynamically on the basis of some input fields

I have an add services screen, where I can add a service by giving some basic information and then add combinations of variants of that service. The problem is the width of the combinations list ...
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Displaying limit for selectable options

Case In our software, we have a list of modules/options that the user can enable or disable. Each enabled module has a severe performance impact on the CPU, so to avoid crashes, we decided to hard-...
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Nested Folders selection

I'm working on a selection in which I have a list of folders. This is the structure: Let's say I want to select a folder. The folder, its children, and future children will be selected. First ...
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What is the optimal way to display a multiple choice list?

I'm looking for suggestions for displaying multiple choice lists. My first (and naive) solution. Obviously, 90° vertical text is unnecessarily hard to read and takes up a lot of vertical screen real ...
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Dashboard: how to navigate the sidebar through a lot of items

I'm working on an analytical dashboard to help an owner of a restaurant chain to analyse performances of his restaurants. Restaurants could be filtered in groups, depending on places (ie "Show me all ...
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Checkbox list click behaviour

We're talking about a dialog in a Windows desktop application: The user types in one of the text fields, then grabs the mouse and clicks on an item in the checkbox list. What should happen? Should ...
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When designing a list of items with associated actions what is the better approach?

I am designing a mobile app using Xamarin. In my app's main page I have a list of few items (1 to 4 items perhaps). And then there are other items in the page. There is a few actions that user can do ...
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Indicate no time limit

I am displaying a To Do list that has time limits involved. However an item doesn't have to have a due date/time. Users are finding my current UI confusing, as they believe a blank time limit, means "...
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Check boxes and search Bar

I have a list with multiple select(checkbox) and also a search feature for it. Case : On the list appearing, I select two fields in the list and then search for another field. The field I checked ...
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Reorder and merge/unmerge list of items

I have a list that consists of blocks of one or more items. For example, there are 3 blocks with a total of 5 items in the following image. The user can add items, decide what items are grouped in a ...
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What type of control lets me either Select an item from a list or View Details of that item instead?

Situation: I need to build a sharing control that lets you share an item with individual or multiple users. To avoid having to select the same set of individual recipients each time I have created a ...
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Organization of 500+ items

Our team has to work with a very large number of image resources (over 500). We're struggling to figure out how best to organize these items such that they are easy to work with. We're specifically ...
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Order of radio button options and default option

I am currently putting a form together for subscribing to email notifications. One of the options called 'Frequency' allows the user to select how frequently they want to receive notifications. At the ...
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Recommended option to add item list from predefined list

I need to build an interface where the user will dynamically build an item from a pre defined list of items, like the following example: Personnel Team Name: Peter Gabriel Description: Sr. IT ...
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How do I improve the UI of a webpage that expands as you use it? [closed]

I have a website that constantly gets bigger and bigger as a user uses it. It is not yet complete, although I believe it is time for a better UI. So, how do I make it so the user feels more welcome. ...
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How to display a list of items when some have already been used

Our application has a security section which provides a list of users from AD and roles to be added for access to the program. Once a user is added, I'm not sure how best to display or not display ...