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Fairly Complex List Select Problem

Im wondering if you guys can add some expertise... I have the following problem, and I would like to know if anyone here has any ideas or solutions. Essentially, the user will create a post, and the ...
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Will including a pantheon of gods in a contacts app add any value to the app? [closed]

If a contacts app included e.g. as part of an operating system includes a list of ancient/mythological gods in it, and allows the user to select their favorite god, will this add any value to the app? ...
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How to efficiently show several very long alphabetical lists of 5,000 names

I've got a website that include information about 100,000 names, with 100,000 different URLs. 90% of my visitors come from Google, who search the "specific name" and reach the different ...
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Showing two kinds of tokens

I am writing a carbon accounting Web app. Carbon tokens are non-negative integers. Tokens always go in pairs: a non-retired token and a retired one. The corresponding retired token is obtained from ...
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How to fill a list with information without making it messy?

I am working on a website for a horse breeder. I created a page to show an overview of their horses, like this: The idea is that if you click on a horse, you will see a detailed site with the ...
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What's name of UI component like this? [duplicate]

Trying to get more examples of 3 level list component like this but don't know naming of UI component
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Table column labels combined with subheaders

I am currently working on a digital form, and at one stage the user has to select one or more elements from a list of transactions. Each list element has multiple columns with different information. ...
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What are best practices when designing navigation menu, page titles and breadcrumb of a list of items and the related pages to add/edit/remove items?

I'm trying to design a desktop application that let the users list strategies and add/edit/delete a strategy. To add a new strategy the user will find a menu in the listing page. To edit and delete ...
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loading states for individual items in a list

I'm a frontend developer and wondering from a UX perspective, whether it is a bad idea to fetch individual list items in a large list (with multiple columns). See an example here: This example is how ...
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Where to place buttons to customize a navigation list (reorder/add/delete)?

I have a subpage with a navigation list. This list can be changed by the user. The user can reorder, add or delete categories. This function is rarely used by clients, mostly only when they first ...
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Best way to select a city from a list of cities unevenly distributed among countries

I'm working for a company that owns restaurants in 28 cities distributed in 10 countries. The restaurants are distributed unevenly in the countries: in some countries they are present in many cities ...
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Mixed past and future events in one list?

tldr: Has anyone ever seen a list of date-specific items, sorted by "distance from today" regardless of whether they're past or future? Detail: I have a page showing two lists of online ...
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How to indicate disabled list items in a list with alternating backgrounds?

I have a table of search results that have alternating grey and white backgrounds that, on it's own, look quite pleasant in my opinion: Now, the user also has the option to unselect items by clicking ...
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Are there conventions to indicate a new item in a list?

Let's say a user adds some products to a cart and we'd like to distinguish the items that were just added compared to the items that were already in the cart. Or a user uploaded some files into ...
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How to position a "add to list" button?

Following picture shows a list of notes in a tab-layout. Each list has a + button at the bottom to create a new note. As the list grows the user has to scroll down (a lot) to see, that there is ...
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How to update stale page content without interrupting user

I have a mobile application that supports offline usage, but can also work online. There are several pages of content (mostly long lists of items) that are loaded from server when user visits specific ...
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Too much content for an accordion?

I'm working on an interface with a product list. I'm wondering what is the best way to show these label value pairs. I know the label should be emphasized since, the users will be looking for that and ...
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Typgraphy - hanging punctuation (indent list or not for better readablity)

In a body of text that contains both paragraphs and ordered and unordered list. Does it matter to indent the list items - by default, most browsers indent list items 16px? The list in the following ...
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Where should we place a "New Item" link

Context: In the "Returns" details page we have a form where we can add Items, that items represent what we want to send back(return) eg. 1pen and 2 notebook. So I have a list of "n"...
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Drawing attention to rows below the fold on a list

I'm designing a feature that highlights certain users on a list. For this i'm considering using an (!) icon. However, the list is long and requires scrolling. there will be users below the fold that ...
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Best mobile UI design for deselecting a categorized list of selected items?

Very broadly speaking, I'm developing an application where you search for a keyword, then the application displays a list of items. Each item has a classification. Selecting items by clicking a ...
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How to design a list of super sets (alternating exercises)

I've been working on a fitness journal app and have been trying to come up with a design to show your sets in a summary view. The sets are displayed in chronological order. A super set is when you ...
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Allowing bulk actions on Detail view

I have a table view with possibly thousands of records. I should be able to select multiple (via checkbox) and also change the view to display a list of those records + details of the active item. ...
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Is there a way to communicate both "End of list" and "No items in list" with the same verbiage?

I'm trying to figure out good verbiage to simplify list rendering. There are two cases I'm trying to solve within a scrollable list: Case #1 would be communicating that the user has reached the end of ...
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How to differ two different items on the same list (base of contents)

I've content bases that can be exported and imported into other environments. **A content base is a set of specific files. When I import a content base from another environment, my source files are ...
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Choosing sub-categories of a category to be observed or ignored

I'm working on an AI that can detect people and certain vehicles from a camera feed. The user can configure which of these "objects" they want to monitor. They can choose either people, ...
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should i show action button in table header while designing for Webapp

I am going to design a table view but I have a problem that I wanted to show the action button. I am confused it is okay to show the action button in the Table header.
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Translating list with checkboxes, to a combo of dropdowns

I have this list with checkboxes: My Product Manager wants to consolidate the information, because: It's overwhelming. It takes up a lot of space, and we may not have all that space, where this ...
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Bulk Add Items on mobile device

I want to allow users to add multiple entries to a list of rather complex items. The user needs to pick color number date dropdown dropdown (later a optional picture) putting this in a single page ...
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Studies demonstrating efficacy of a top-to-bottom sort order in a multi-column list

I'm working on a UI that has a list of items (a dozen years) in a multi-column list. I know from past research that users will read list of items across columns top-to-bottom rather than left-to-right....
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is there a limit of list items displayed on mega menus?

So I've redesigning this web that has a lot of menus (> 100 menus total in my app). Is there a limit of list items displayed on mega menus? and what should be the best behavior for "See More&...
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How to distinction between new and old added items (+ colorblind)?

In my app the waiter can "open a table" and check what has been ordered or add new plates to the order. The added items or the ordered ones are in the same list and for now i was showing the ...
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Avoid "illusion of completeness" on list of items [duplicate]

I'm stuck with a client request that says his users don't really know they can scroll to see more content. See below some images to understand better (the first image is the problem, the second is the ...
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How to display Serial Number for items in Table with Expanded Rows?

I have a generic table with a list of items and columns. Some items can be expanded via an 'expand row' icon located at the leftmost side of the table, which displays a list of subitems underneath the ...
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Horizontal scrolling or show more?

I'm working for a company and I have to make a section of a webpage that includes projects. They have 72 active projects and they want to show all of them in cards. The functionalities that include ...
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Best way to sort a multi-column list: Top to bottom or left to right first?

I'm creating a long list of countries that span across 3 columns and initially I ordered them left to right and then top to bottom but a colleague of mine said it would be more natural to sort it ...
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Checkbox List with nested questions

I am working in a health insurance flow and having a hard time improving this checkbox list experience. The thing is: a few of the items have nested questions, related to the selected disability. And ...
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Showing disabled CTAs [duplicate]

What are the pros and cons of showing disabled CTAs? For example, if there is a list of options but some of these options are shown, yet disabled. I can see the user being confused/frustrated about ...
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How would you build a popup form for creating a group of users?

For now I came out with this design/approach: 2 lists, one near another, with checkboxes on the users selection side and crosses(for quick removal) on the new building group. I tried to search ...
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Sorting VS Row Rearrange

I have a watchlist containing a list of stocks, and one of the popular usages of such a list is rearranging the rows (dragging and dropping selected rows to a favorite user position). Now, let's add a ...
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Running Totals - How to make it obvious

This grid shows a series of numbers, together with a running total, with the grand total at the top. How can I make it obvious to the user that is a running total.
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should dual list orientation follow the language direction?

I got this question while working on a "Persian" app. As you may know, dual lists are consisted of 2 lists, where normally in a LTR language, the list on the left includes all the available ...
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Good way to select a few items out of several dozens ones

The company recently sent a survey that featured a view that asked me to select up to 10 attributes out of a list of 60-70 ones. The selection list was displayed as big toggleable buttons, about 10 ...
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Alternative to checkbox for status changes in a list

In this project, invitations are sent to users in different ways to invite them to vote. They can accept to come or not. And give a mandate to someone else to vote in their name. This list should give ...
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Best way to move items in a list when the list is paginated

I have a paginated list where the user drags and drops items to change the order. This list is paginated, so when the length of the list is longer than the page there is no clear way to move items ...
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Best practices/rationale for unified vs separate keyboard/mouse navigation of lists?

Context I'm in the process of designing/implementing a filterable object creation palette with categorized results for a visual content creation application. I'm trying to decide how to handle ...
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List with few elements sizing

I'm having an issue with displaying a list in an overlay when there are a few elements on it. The business owner prefers to have the list shrink as the content is less. Here is my example : First ...
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Nested list, need advice for contextual menu in parent and children

I am working on an app where I have to display a nested list of parent and child items. The principal target is mobile. Every parent element has a contextual menu and children. Now my design looks ...
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Stuck on handling common scroll gestures

I have a screen where users can switch between tabs via swiping back and forth. In each tab, it has a list of items. Recently I implemented a gesture handler for that list (so list can have more ...
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Split pane vs Action for multilple selection

I'm bulding a User interface that the user has a split pane with a list and the detail of the selected item in the right. I chose to use these approach because the user could see the important ...
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