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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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Mixing breadcrumbs with a Back button

The following is a web app store wireframe. The app listing has used a card layout and the search is on the left top of the listing. download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq ...
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What is the proper term for these items/images [duplicate]

First, is there any generic term or style for this type of showcasing images/items in mobile? I'm trying to emulate the style used here but first I would like to know the proper team so that we could ...
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Preferable format for list of holidays

Is the format shown below preferable for showing a list of holidays to a user? I was wondering if the name of the Holiday should be displayed first rather the date
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Displaying a citation list with many authors on mobile

I'm working on a project which will display university research paper citations, some of which will have up to 5000 authors (yeah, I know!). There are multiple places we need to display a full ...
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what is the criteria for displaying invalid data in a list?

I have an App that is holding a list of gas stations and those can be sorted by Price so the user can see first the ones with cheaper prices... now, the requirement is that if the price I get from ...
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List of elements near a map: best way to explain not-zoomable element

In a web application I'm working on it, on left side of the map there is a list of elements, used as shortcut to zoom in every elements details. In the following screenshot, you can see an example (I ...
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What is the best way for show a table on mobile app? [duplicate]

I was asked to create a mobile application to display datas. Problem is that the person who created the wireframes was clearly thinking on a website rather than a mobile app. Many people use cardview ...
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How to indicate the relationship between a selected item in a list and the detailed item view when they are separated by a scroll bar?

I am designing an application which displays tickets. The tickets are displayed in a list. There can be hundreds of tickets in the list. When the user selects an item (i.e. ticket) from the list, the ...
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Does Material Design have a guideline for styling a "select all" checkbox?

I have a list of checkboxes and would like to add a "select-all" toggle. I already have it working, including setting an indeterminate state when some of the items are selected. What I'd like to ...
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Should I use a blacklist/whitelist toggle?

I've been meaning to add a feature to my application's config files that allow you to blacklist or whitelist certain users. Which one is a better mechanic? Mechanic 1 Block certain people { "...
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Primary and secondary actions on iOS table view cells

What is the iOS equivalent of a Material list item with primary and secondary actions? (I'm an Android guy) A possible solution for the primary action would be something like this: But what about ...
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Alternative to dropdown when the searched option might not be there

Context: The user is applying online for a credit card. As the person fills the form, her personal data is being analysed, so by the end of the application, she should know whether she got it or not. ...
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List sorting: Does "the [x]" go under T or under [x]

Say you have a list containing: some movie some movie 2 the some movie the third movie another movie the normal movie By normal sorting the list would end up like: another movie some movie some ...
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How to visualise nested AND / OR groups? [duplicate]

I'm wondering if anyone here can shed some light on working with visualising logic for beginning users. I am struggling with finding a proper way to display logic such as: "Item name #1 AND (Item ...
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Price report design - Showing normal price during active promo-only period

I have a report which shows pricing during a date range for products. The goal of the price list was to show the customer what they will be paying on any given date during the range we give. However,...
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How to offer to users several workflows to complete a task

Suppose we are making a medical software to support doctors to perform medical examination on the patients and store results in the system. What is unusual in this case, is that doctors often have ...
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Best UI behavior for done actions in a list [closed]

I'm developing a task app that has a dashboard task list. The user can change a task's status to done. What is the best solution for the done state? Tks!
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What is a good GUI design for selecting items with conflicts and dependencies?

I'm designing a settings GUI component which requires the user to select items from an assortment. These items have conflicts and dependencies between them, so selecting an item might restrict you ...
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How to let a user know that something can be deleted from a list?

i need to let users know a simple way how an item from a list can be deleted. Is the best way to put a delete icon next to each item? It looks a little cluttered...
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What's the best way to handle displaying a long list of user permissions in a UI?

I'm working on a permission-based access project. I have a long list, in the hundreds, of permissions that will allow Administrators of the system to customize permission groups for individual users. ...
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Which UI Widget should be used for a "back to top" action on a list?

I'm designing an android app with a long list, on which I'm implementing a 'back to top' action. My first go-to was a floating action button, but I'm wondering if I can use some other widget or some ...
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Ideas for A-Z pickers

I've been asked to come up with a 'course picker' that lets a student find a course. One alternative is to have a text box in which the student enters the first three letters of the course and a look-...
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The impact of visual cues on user response

Are there any studies that report the effect of using/not using visual cues to engage users and retain user attention? In my own application I have offer listings with a representative graphical ...
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Should not checked checkboxes bring all results? [duplicate]

Considering I have a filter dialog composed by checkboxes I have a "select all" checkbox above the other checkboxes. When te user comes to the results page, it sees all the results, besides of ...
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How do I design the mobile interface for submitting a new "Conversation title", which is similar to submitting a Reddit post? [closed]

So, each conversation is basically like a Reddit thread, where people can discuss chat in real time. Right now I just have a basic design with a text box and a button right on the bottom of the ...
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Table of Content (TOC) with numbers

The Table of Content at Wikipedia use numbers for an ordered list. But the headline doens't start with this number. Why? It look wrongs for me, maybe because I'm used to the same result as in ...
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Most readable way to display key value pairs

I am designing an app which has lots of data on any given screen, I've search Google and UX stack exchange and can't seem to find anything (perhaps I'm phrasing my search term wrong). Is there any ...
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Best way consistent with Material Design spec to allow user to access multiple supplementary actions for items in a list?

Material Design spec for the List Component states: "Repeating actions Avoid displaying a repeated supplemental action in tiles, such as a share action in every tile. Toggles, such as ...
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How to order user list?

If you observe the follower or following list in twitter; it is not ordered alphabetically. Similarly if you see the list of users who have liked a post in facebook, it is also not ordered ...
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Ecommerce Mobile - List of products: should I show them in cards or divided by lines? [closed]

In a list of products one underneath the other, showing them in cards is the better solution? Imagine there are a lot of situations: a list with one specific category of items; a list with products ...
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Interacting with a dynamically sorted list

I currently have a list that will be populated with song requests. Each song request appears as a list item with a title and artist name, and is accompanied with upvote and downvote buttons (similar ...
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Best way to display a key-value list with material design?

For a "Material design" project, I need to display a key-value list with multiple items, something like that (example with an animal and 4 criteria): Name: Cat Category: Mammal Color: Black Size: ...
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Is it better to display all products or use a carousel on a responsive website?

I have two versions for displaying products in an e-commerce website (responsive): Long version (all shown): Short version (with carousel): I am having a dilemma which to use. On one hand the long ...
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Delay showing updated search results when a user is signalling a potential match

Often a search filter is not hitting a simple local database, but rather a remote server thousands of kilometres away. In addition, if the dataset is of a non-trivial size, then processing the query ...
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Displaying logos without "guiding" UX

In many ways this question is a sequel to many of the others Header/Footer Icon usabilityhttps://ux.stackexchange.com/questions/107505/reducing-button-clutter-and-improving-ux I have asked on this ...
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Should the "refresh" button on a listview be replaced with a "live" indicator, or nothing at all?

I have a mobile app where there is a refresh button at the top of the listview. I also have a built in pull-to-refresh feature. The internals of the app are now always "live", thanks to SignalR and ...
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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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Multiple connected lists UX design [closed]

I am designing a Web Application administrator screen and require these elements and tasks on a single page. Not sure how to design this using panels or any other kind of UX widget. The user's journey ...
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Editing an ordered list of short strings

I need to provide a means for our marketing team to add/remove/edit an ordered list of short descriptive strings (0 - 8 strings total). The strings are typically less than 50 characters but we need ...
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search suggestions and other list filter fields

I have a list and filter. Filter contains text field and many checkboxes When user types something into text field, it provides search suggestions The question is should search suggestions depend on ...
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Filter selected items in a list

I am designing a list that is mainly used to compare different items. By default all items are compared, but when the user filters on different attributes, such as name, date or tags, only the ...
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Moving away from using a table to display a list of user profiles

I'm looking for a new inventive way to display a list of users that can be selected and managed. I was thinking about a grid type view with animated drop for more details. Any help with this would be ...
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How to add action buttons to subsections of long lists

When having a potentially long list with different subsections (in this case - Augmented and Unaugmented Targets) how can you add action items to the subsections (like the export button) - which are ...
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My users keep naming things with special characters to thwart alphabetization

In my application, there's a long list of user-created objects in a master-detail setup. All we show in the master list is the name of the object, and the list is alphabetized. I've noticed that my ...
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How to make a long list of settings less overwhelming

We are working on a fairly complex B2B app. It's been in active development for many years and as a result, we've ended up with a bunch of settings that we have to present in the admin panel. It looks ...
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Should return to list after adding new item/product?

I have a dashboard where there are some areas where users can manage items and products. For example: News, Products, Clients, etc... Each area has basically 2 views: List: Contain all the items of ...
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What is the best way to handle listing multiple questions?

I'm working on a form where a user is asked to list various questions. My initial design looks like this: Users can enter multiple questions separated by line breaks. My worry with this interaction ...
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SearchBox that filters a ListView while typing - is there a name for this component/pattern?

In the desktop application I am developing, we have ListViews representing items in repositories, and for each one we have a TextBox at the top which works as a search box that filters elements in ...
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Is there a better way to present lists of bullet point links in responsive design?

I'm being challenged by a concept on a website redesign. It's a technical/medical website and there are some category pages that list subcategories in giant, bulleted lists of links. There are no ...
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presenting a table row in a list

Is there any best practice for converting a row in a table to a list? I want to show a report for a single row in a table, since the row is very wide, and I only want to report a single line at each ...
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