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An interface to efficiently find items in a long list, typically by typing keywords into a text box.

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I have seen many recent examples where only a search button is surfaced, which then expands to include a search box (as you have suggested). I don't think this is a bad thing, as suggested it … depends on context however I might look at right aligning the button in the navigation and expanding the search on the same row instead of taking up more room. That being said when such a button is used a …
answered Oct 2 '14 by J4G
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I am implementing global search on a system. When you are creating and editing details, there is a save button and no auto-save feature. My question is, what should happen to the search box on … these pages? Should the search become disabled to avoid losing the information you have been entering or should the user get a message in the form of a pop up telling them that leaving this page will result in their changes not being saved? …
asked Oct 1 '14 by J4G
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A number of browsers now have an icon within tabs that show when a page is loading. At what point is it acceptable to prefer to use the icon in the tab to display loading information rather than a la …
asked Oct 9 '14 by J4G
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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 no results. So we have also decided to add it, but should full name also include any middle names? …
asked Oct 1 '14 by J4G
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I am designing a search page and wondering how some advanced search options affect filters. Here are two examples to help set the context: 1 Reed On the home page you have the option to show more … search options, which are removed once you hit the search results page but are reflected in the results filters. 2 Trivago On the home page you have a basic search with no additional options, once …
asked Apr 7 '15 by J4G