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

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How to push items to the top or bottom of the list in alphabetically sorted lists? [closed]

This question is not related to any specific scenario, platform or product, and it's more of an end-user UX rather than a design of UX. It applies to various use cases and platforms. One specific ...
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Can you advise a better way to display a popover of catalog items?

I have a catalog that I need to show full on one page. The catalog contains categories, subcategories, and items (5-12 items inside a subcategory). That's what it looks like (please, see the attached ...
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Pagination on grouped / multi sorted lists

I'm currently working on a design for data heavy lists. User research showed, that users would group / multi sort those lists. this would result in a list with small header rows in between for every ...
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Redesigning product blocks in search results / listings

What are some good practices when it comes to presenting a product on a listing / search result page when they contain a lot of information? Currently the product block for our website looks like this:...
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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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Should cycling through a list stop/pause at the end of the list?

Cycling through a list of items is a common user interface design pattern. For example: Browser address bar: hold Up or Down to scroll through the list of websites. On-screen keyboard: hold Left or ...
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Best way to select a number of items from a list, and then rearrange those items into an order

So I'm trying to create a menu that prompts the user to prepare a message that would soon be sent. I'm also using mostly WPF and C# if that helps. This message will possibly contain a number of ...
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two dimensional list with multiple values

We are developing a web applications for e-commerce use when for a list of countries we have different vendors list sort by priority of that vendor. the maximum lists of country is undefined, it can ...
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What's the best method to group/ungroup rows in a data table?

I've been struggling with a good solution to group/ungroup rows in a data table. We've initially implemented drag-n-drop but that was a nightmare to implement due to 3rd-party library restrictions, &...
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How to indicate selectability in an information-focused list

My first question, let me know if I should edit! I'm working on a list-map hybrid, where each item on the list can be selected, to show up on the map (like Yelp). The list needs to give a fair ...
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Aggregate values for lists

I have a topic and within a topic there is a list of actions user did related to the topic (like a work actions journal). Work actions have dates and duration (among other info). What i need to do is ...
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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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Application List View

I wanted help in designing the Applications List view. We have different applications that are grouped under categories. Eg: Social media - Skype, Slack etc. Box Grid In this view we have white ...
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splitting list on mobile device?

I have a list of 20 items on a website. There are 4 buttons which work as filters. Each items in the list is represented by a picture and a title: Each block is clickable to a description page : ...
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Best way to indicate secondary list items within an expandable list will lead to a new screen? iOS mobile app

I'm designing a page with an accordion list (not a sidebar menu) in a financial iOS app. I'm trying show that eacg primary list item is expandable/collapsible (indicated by up-down chevrons), and that ...
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The psychology of 'none of the above'

I am working on a design for a formal registration service that demands users categorise themselves according to a closed list of options. The list is not exhaustive, so some users don't see an option ...
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User interface for multi-dimensional data presented as lists

I have an application that lists all the modules loaded in a performance test in a baseline and a current testrun. Each run in turn has many iterations. A user can view the difference of what was ...
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Can two tabs have different CTAs?

we have this case where we have two tabs and under one , we have option to show save and cancel and not in other. If I use save cancel for second tab too, then view number 3 looks absurd with two ctas ...
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What is best displaying a long list of items [closed]

Hi in my app user can select an item in a long pre-defined list to add to the user owned list. The user's list therefore may have hundred of items. The user must be able to see what items are in his / ...
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Excerpt length decision

What should I take into account when limiting the text visible on a listing? I'm using a list layout with images on the left side, a title, a meta line and the excerpt, And I've wondering if there are ...
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How best to display multiple data points in a single row in a list view?

Hey! I'm designing a list that needs to accommodate multiple data points in a single row under a single category, and I'm wondering if there are any UI patterns that are best suited for this need. I'...
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Country Select with region filters

I'm tinkering with a design for user to select a single country, or multiple countries that are historically/culturally grouped (eg United Kingdom). Just looking for feedback, and wondering if ...
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Is the Outlook bar still a reasonable container for a list of lists?

(This assumes that it ever was, so please feel free to comment if you disagree!) For years, our development team have designed data-centric desktop applications where the main window has an Outlook ...
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What is the preferred way of displaying interactive information in a small space, eg table cell?

I have a list of athletes that have competed in a race. For each athlete, I want to be able to do a couple actions for each athlete, like View Time Online View Team of Athlete View Time Splits View ...
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Best options to page a dynamically updating list

We've got a list of very dynamic items. New items are frequently added to the list (maybe one every few seconds). The items can also be re-arranged (say they've been sorted by 'last updated' and one ...
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Signifiers for List

Our list is simple and keeps the trend of an alternating background to show that its a list. Now, after showing it to a client, he asked me: "So, how do i view an item on this list?", Then it had me ...
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Loading for a list with ~40 seconds completion time

We have a listing page which the data are gathered by multiple providers. These providers have different response times (min 15 seconds to 1 minute sometimes). Our default sorting is based on the ...
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How to inform the user that the number shown in a list is incomplete or might not be current?

Consider this card shown below: It's a card with a list view showing the total income by teams. Now most of these teams have secondary teams under them. And many times the actual number of one of the ...
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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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Display more information about nodes

I have a visual graph that represents connections between nodes. Users can find the connection between two nodes by typing names of both ends, which then provides all possible paths from start node to ...
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How to display long lists of nested filters?

On the web interface I'm working on, the user has to pick an item from a long list. They may or may not know what they are looking for. In the database, this list is organised in a hierarchical way, ...
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How do I design a contact list which has no use for a profile picture?

I am designing a web app UI (see screenshot below). It has a sidebar, then followed by a row of contacts, where the user can select a contact and make changes to the details and see data about the ...
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Does this design have a good usability? [closed]

I asked this question on Stackoverflow and has been redirected here. Sorry about cross-posting. I am writing a financial application and I need to write a specialized file open dialog for the user to ...
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Patterns for listing users in a “room”

I'm building a little app that lists music recommendations to users in a room. I want to list the users in the room but have a hard time finding patterns for this. Right now it looks like this (by ...
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Which is the best way to deal with table, when we have more than 500 expandable list in a view page?

I have a view page in my application wherein I am listing the number of devices along with the device configuration details like protocol, Broker Ip, Payloads etc. I have designed this list in such a ...
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Prioritizing Items from a list of values

I want a user to prioritize 4 items from the highest to lowest priority without being able to select the same priority for each item for the registration process. So far this is the wireframe I have ...
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How to visualize the possibility of drag'n'drop?

My web application contains a list of elements, which can be sorted by drag'n'drop. How should this feature be visually represented to users?
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Display a list where only some options have sub options

I'm trying to come up with a way to display a list of options to the user, where they have to pick one option. However, some of the options have compulsory sub options which also need to be selected. ...
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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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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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Building multiple embedded lists

Hope you can help. My team is developing an internal form building tool that simplifies the creation of complex HTML forms by providing pre-made sections and standard form fields that can be combined ...
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How to add an empty option to a list?

I have a form with some fields with optional data that comes from a list of options. I've build a modal with a list of options the user needs to choose that is opened once the user clicks on the ...
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Is there a better and quick way of processing requests from a list of requests?

I am making an mobile app where there is a list of requests for points towards a client and the client assigns a desired number of points to each request. The client sees all the requests in ...
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How to fix an overwhelming UI for reporting with too many options?

I'm having a difficult time organizing the excessive number of listboxes for a report I've been asked to write. They want tons of filter options with multiple select lists. Is there a better way to ...
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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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Should non-existant files in a recently used files list be deleted without user prompt?

Say, you have this common thing of "recently used files" or "frequently used files" in your application. It may easily happen the user moves or deletes a file they had opened recently/frequently. So ...
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How to deal with a very long Table List [duplicate]

I have here a very long table list and the client is telling me that all the data are important and they wanted to see it. Is there any way to make this a user friendly?
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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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Primary contact indicator in table

Let's suppose we have a table that shows a list of users and their basic contact information. First Last 1 | Phone 1 | Address 1 ---------------------------------- First Last 2 | Phone 2 | Address 2 -...
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Documents List on Mobile

What is the best way to represent a list of documents on mobile? I am designing a mobile web application developed in SharePoint. What are some must-have features for a documents page? Details + ...