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Input suggestions for multiple fields on the bottom of the page

I'm currently designing a UI for a mobile-first project. What I currently have is a setup, where there are two input-fields on the bottom of the page. Those input fields need auto-suggestions. I was ...
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Change search icon to clear input as user types?

We use the search icon more as visual indicator than actionable item. When the user types it changes to clear input icon. Has anyone seen this as a pattern before? I feel it does it's job.
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Predictive/autosuggest search and results

In our web application, we have a search field for users to search for other users or other groups of users to add to their project. Both users and user groups can be a long list. The search field is ...
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Showing search results than can be parameter names (like "size") or values (like "big")

Consider the following page: The user can use the search to find items or to filter the table. If the user wants to find a person whose "name" (parameter) "contains" (logical ...
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What is the Best Predictive Search Results Bolding Pattern?

Trying to determine the "best" bolding pattern for predictive results in the search dropdown on an e-commerce site. Option 1: bolding the search query as the user types it in Option 2: ...
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Filtering/Searching of Search Result Sets

I am struggling improving our internal applications searching usability. It's a proven issue that is costing significant amounts of money in wasted time. The problem stems from an inconstancy in ...
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Relevancy search across multiple item types related to each other

Are there existing best practices on how to display search results across different items that have multiple relationships (sometimes hierarchical). For example, the following has: asset groups (...
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Search suggestions matching, what is the best way to bold matches?

I'm trying to understand the pros and cons of different methods to hit highlighting matching text within the search box drop down suggestions. I'm aware of the article by NN group https://www.nngroup....
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Natural-language query guide

I am making a search which is really a thinly-veiled SQL query. For example: "Cities where population is less than 1000". Cities = type of object where = signals condition population = attribute is ...
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What's best UX practice for a OR/AND search box?

I am creating a search box that allows searching for 2 terms, separated by ; but I want to give the user the option to choose between searching only the profiles that have BOTH terms (if "all" is ...
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search autosuggest for complex nested hierarchy

I am not a professional UX designer, but it's up to me to come up with something for this use case I have 3 facets of search i.e. brands, demographics and locations each facet has a hierarchy list of ...
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Is a categorised suggestion box a good idea?

We will implement a similar search box like the one live here: http://www.hepsiburada.com/ When you start typing, the suggestion box opens and it suggests you some results on the right, and some ...
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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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Is there any statistics about auto suggestions usage when searching? [duplicate]

I am thinking of using auto suggest within my company but I'm not sure if it's of any use. Does anybody have any idea about the statistics as to how many people end up selecting an auto-suggestion ...
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What are the implications of adding recently visited items to search?

I'm designing a simple search functionality, and I want to add recently visited items upon clicking on the search box to help users have a shortcut of things they want to get to. Assuming that users ...
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How to suggest spellcheck corrections for search input?

When user types in an invalid phrase in the search field (e.g. with a typo), server suggest corrections of particular words. Unfortunately, it does not suggest full phrases - only corrections to ...
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search-suggestion / Best way to show up the look-up option

I am designing a truck details edit form screen. Which consist of truck’s general information tab and a document tab to upload the document related to that truck. In the truck’s general information ...
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Best UX approach for grouping filter items for detailed search criteria?

We have a search based site that has a quick search by name, a detailed search with name, a group drop down selection, and address and/or zip code search. However, below this is 4 textboxes, 2 drop ...
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How to combine search and edit in one widget?

Suppose an application where you work with text snippets. You can search for and reuse existing snippets as well as create and edit new snippets. Thus, we basically have two modes: A search mode ...
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Should the search be triggered once the user selects a value from the suggestions?

Our search box starts suggesting popular search queries to users as they start typing in their query. We also have the ability for the user to specify some options to search within some fields. At the ...
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Repeatative search flow

For my mobile application, I am planing to change current flow as I don't think it has good UX. In this app there are more than 10 categories each has some specific meaning and specific database ...
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Suggestive search limit

So I'm currently having a debate with people I work with around a suggestive search box. The debate is around what's the best UX for displaying large amounts of content. As an example: If a user ...
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What is a reason for using both autocomplete and suggestion features?

This pattern is best shown when searching on Google. When a user starts typing (in this case stack), four suggestions show up on a dropdown list below but also, at the same time, the one that is at ...
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Search options for a tag hierarchy view

I am implementing a hierarchy of tags that a user can associate with certain objects relevant to their situation. The tag names can be duplicated, given the same name tag does not exist under the same ...
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How to enhance bilingual - auto suggest search box?

Our users need to submit a form for submitting a request. Form is available in multiple languages. This form has text box ( the most important field, works as a auto suggest search box). We used to ...
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What is better interaction when we have many search criteria and many search results and is continuous flow?

I am working on one requirement where we kind of screen flow (steps to complete). First step is to search the list of claims and select it and proceed to next steps. Similarly we have different steps ...
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should full name include middle name?

I am developing a search function and we have decided that users should be able to search by first name and surname. However it occurred to me that searching for (as a full name) would then return ...
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Back and Forward navigation arrows in gmail search

I've been trying to figure out what these back and forward errors are meant for in gmail search view. They seem to always remain in a disabled state while the 'Done' button is always enabled. I ...
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How to present a long list of autocomplete items beside a short list

We have the requirement to implement the autocomplete feature for the search textbox. That's when user enters a certain search term, the web should bring the suggestions that let her/him do these ...
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Search Suggestion Drop List Width

From a UX perspective, should I make the width of my search suggestion drop list dynamic (width changes depending on the longest suggested term/phrase) OR constant (width remains the same as the width ...
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How many search suggestion should I display?

On my e-commerce site, we are implementing search suggestion to help users find their products quicker. Most sites displays 10 suggestions but my teammate is suggesting 5. From the UX perspective, ...
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At what option count should I add a search filter to a drop down element?

I have a booking tool that offers a list of services to choose from. The option list is variable per client. Some clients offer one service, some have twenty or more. One client requested a search ...
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