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Mobile-first design for many-to-many relationships

I am trying to figure out the best mobile-first design for many-to-many relationships. For example, a list in which the elements contain drop-downs with multiple-selection, e.g. check-boxed items? Let'...
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Having multiple relations in edit/create form

In my app user can create something called Package. Package has to have following Model Books(which in turn belong to Model. When selecting Model, user can also select multiple Books for Model) ...
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How to create a link between two forms that are prerequisites of each other?

Let's say I have a list of Drivers and a list of Buses. Now in my interface I am able to create an instance of a Driver and an instance of a Bus. Like below: However as you can see, they can ...
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Best way to create a link between two different types of users?

Background: We have two different users: Customers and Service Providers. Now Customers can have Service Providers and naturally, Service Providers will have Customers. Now the Admin has the ...
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Editing a parent object from one of many child objects

Let's say you have a foo. Any given foo can be bought in multiple ways - loans over different terms, leases, etc. The foo has certain properties which effect the payment scenarios, such as the MSRP, ...
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Interface that supports “add new” and “add existing” for a many-to-many relationship

A Role can have many Permissions, and a Permission can belong to many Roles. I am designing an interface that allows the user to manage a specific role, and any associated permissions at the same ...
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UX Architecture leverage over development process

How can a new UX Architect (newly created position) apply the best leverage to improve new and existing products across a medium-large organization? This position is in a corporate IT department ...
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UI for browsing objects that have different types that are interconnected

I can't give the exact purpose of the app (under NDA!) but I'm trying to design an interface that lets you explore data about various data objects that are all interlinked. I have an idea of how to do ...
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Designing a website with several independent hierarchies

I am designing a personal-academic website in which the material is organized in two ways: By type, e.g. "Publications", "Working papers", "Demos", etc. By topic, e.g. "Bible", "Algorithms", "...
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How to define a many to many (teacher - student) mapping visually?

Let's say we have a teacher student relation. On one side, we have a list of teachers and on the other, we have a list of students. What is the best way (visually appealing as well) to inform the ...
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Editing three corresponding entities on one screen (webpage)

There are three different kinds of entities, to simplify: Conditions, Actions, Targets, which needs to be connected together into triads: condition-2345 - action-5 - target-4534 And there may be ...
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How do you deal with complex data entry, creating related records within a record within a record?

The database I am dealing with consists of objects that are related to each other in multiple (non-hierarchical) ways (documents, persons, places, events,...). To create a new record the user has to ...
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Content dependent on combobox

I have just tested my solution and can conclude that the users overlook the combobox that decide what type of filter that will be shown underneath - interval (Take a look at the picture) I have ...
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How can I design a 'non-linear' user permission table with two column relationships?

I'm exploring the idea of using a two column relationship to deal with granting user permissions. The left column has rows where the user can be granted a 'view' or 'edit' permission in each cell row. ...
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Visualize many to multiple relationship (Interactive)

So, I am a student who has a many to many relationship In a database. a table of Codes a Table of rules to which a code is applicable Now, I am able to get the data using SQL. But my professor is ...
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Visualize one to multiple relationship (Recipes to ingredients)

What do you think is a good way to visualize this in a user-friendly way? Data is based on: 35 recipes (Meal Name, Type, Date) 100 ingredients. (Name, Type, Date) Goal: Users need to see the ...
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What's a healthy relationship with your web developers? [closed]

This is always something that's interested me. I've sat at both sides of the table. I've been the developer who has had a first look at designs after they've been sold to the business, only to have ...
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How to design a parent child relation Edit dialogue

Does anyone know a good way to design an administration dialogue to add and edit items that have a parent child relationship? The mockup below x bike categories and for each bike category y z ...
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Staying relevant as a UX designer at my company

Tried searching for a similar question, but didn't find anything... I was wondering if there are ways to increase my usefulness to my company, in my role as a UX designer. My skillsets primarily ...
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Defining relationships between many users in one UI?

We have a UI on a web-page, where relationships between users can be defined by admins. Users are divided to two roles, in this case "Lorem" and "Lorem ipsum". Right now a relationship between two ...
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Are Network Components good UX?

I was very interested in Rob's answer where he lists different options for displaying a hierarchical list of 'nodes' I was thinking that this component would be a good way for our users to manage ...
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How can I improve the intuitivity/UX of the depicted tree structure?

Background In our application we have a customer/user tree structure. Depending on the role signed in a level of the tree will be displayed, where a Super User (SYSTEM) sees all and a Customer (eg. ...
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Master Reference - Objects Sync

I have a rather complicated problem to solve. In the application I am building there are some objects, each object can have some parameters each one has one or multiple values (let's keep it simple ...
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Help with UI for Grouping Interface [closed]

Im trying to think of a way to visually make grouping 'a set of businesses' more interesting. The only examples I can think of are the google circles, the iphone app group functionality (having a snap ...
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What is the best graphical interface for inputting a list of pairs?

I want to create a graphical interface for inputing skill build orders for an RPG game. A skill build is an ordered list of (skill, number) pairs, like this (see footnote): (A x1) -> (B *) -> (...
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Is there a best practice for attaching zero or more records to a parent item?

Things I need to do: display a list of items related to a parent item (contacts on a quote) be able to remove an item from its list (remove contact from quote but not delete contact) be able to edit ...
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Toggling two-way relationships between objects

A user can manage relations for an object within a modal window, which lists every other object as rows in a table. For each of these, a user can toggle the relationship status by clicking the ...
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youtube suggestions algorithm [closed]

I am very curious to know how youtube generates its suggestions for a particular video. I am from India and I listen to Indian songs on youtube. It sometimes gives suggestions that are totally ...
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How to guide in removing something non critical

When a user wants to remove something we tend to protect them by: asking for a confirmation, yes | no giving them an option to undo This holds up for content that actually gets deleted. An email you ...