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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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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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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 on the page. There are a few actions that a user can ...
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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 ...
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Should repetitive icons show all the time or be hidden and only show on hover?

In our system we have screens that display lists of information. Within the each column of the list there is an option for settings, such as filtering. Having icons show in each column is repetitive ...
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Why 01, 02, 03, 04 and not 1, 2, 3, 4?

It seems designers like to add zero to number sequences, like here: As I understand it, from design perspective, it’s more boxy and comfortable to work with, but from user perspective isn’t it better ...
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Material design: List item with two actions

in my Android app, I have a simple list which should provide add, edit and delete functionality. I have designed the layout like this: The edit/create dialog looks like this: What is the material ...
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Does a "pyramid" structure help guide UX in lists?

The context here is presenting a short feature list on a website. My searches have not yielded any specific research on what makes for a good structure for a list of features. Intuitively, I have a ...
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Using the menu bar with user entries: Removing entries

I would like for the user to be able to add her own entries to the menu bar for the main window, something like this: Add a new entry -Separator- User-added entry 1 User-added entry 2 User-added ...
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Is there any detailed list of all website elements?

I'm trying to build a database with all the elements of a website to catalogue and organize the best practices, from a UX point of view, for each of them. Is there any online resources to start from? ...
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Best practice for numeric list within a card on mobile

I have an iOS app that is to display bus times for different stops that the user has saved. Each stop will be a card in the view, and then in the card it's supposed to show the latest buses and when ...
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Making large sets (250+) of choices more manageable

The app I'm designing allows people to describe organizations and individuals by selecting items from a list of predefined characteristics. A characteristic belongs to exactly one category. ...
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Best way to combine filtering and selecting items in a list

I'm building a web page to display a list of items. The list has three purposes: Display some very basic details about each item Provide a way of getting to more details, to view or edit them Provide ...
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Best way to reorder long list of items

I'm currently working on reordering items in a list. The tricky part though is that I need to be able to reorder up to 100 items. I have some solutions in mind but the design will break once it ...
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