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How to offer multiple filter options when technically constrained to one?

Use a tabbed container for the filters A common and acceptable way to separate filter options, is to user tabs (or versions of tabs) This can often be seen on travel websites, where users can search ...
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What's best UX practice for a OR/AND search box?

I think the learning curve comment you received was more because the switch along with either "All" or "Any" was confusing. When the user is viewing the switch with "All" there is no context as to ...
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How should I deal with hierarchies on a filtered search?

I suggest you use natural language in this scenario: Example: as used here
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Actions inside a dropdown

Why not just display the "Edit" Option below after the user has chosen the project?
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Hiding filters that no longer have available changes

From a user perspective, I'd recommend: disabling the facets (graying them out and making them non-clickable) rather than removing them completely. This allows the user to see what filters are ...
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How to represent hierarchical choices

As far as what you have depicted, I would suggest collapsing the final node options, the same way it seems you have collapsed the options for the Tree and the Branch. Once a user makes a selection, ...
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How to combine two panel FIlters and Search Results?

You can try the method followed by Youtube and most other websites. Check this image. As you see, this way filters are tucked away. This is good if your users use search more than filters. If the ...
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Indicate highlighted terms in a modal that is triggered by an ellipsis icon

First let me change the terms a bit by calling "matches" the highlighted terms (as in, they're matches to the query). It's hard to give good advice without knowing more about the use case so here are ...
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Search: Same Phrase. Many Alternative meanings

Is there a way? Yes. If you (or someone) tags the relevant articles or associates the relevant search terms. Large retail companies do this all the time to deal with customer misspellings or ...
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Does faceted search fail accessibility?

This is a good UX for regular users but what about disabled users? It's wonderful that you are considering accessibility issues during development but keep in mind that "disabled users" are "regular ...
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Does faceted search fail accessibility?

Going into the Success criterion and the reasons why, one could find: Intent of this Success Criterion The intent of this Success Criterion is to ensure that entering data or selecting a form ...
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Best time to ask if a search was good/bad

I sense it would have to be designed in a way it does not get in the way of the user task. A simple thumbs up/thumbs down option beside the result makes a lot of sense. Of course, I wonder what the ...
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What should the summary count on an "active filter" button be representing?

From my experience, whenever I tested this functionality I learned that the number in the Filter button is always expected to represent the number of filters applied. When the user reaches the list/...
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Actions inside a dropdown

Adding actions within a dropdown is not a feasible option in my opinion as the whole surface of the selection will be clickable. Hence, adding actions within that area might confuse users. ...
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Search Facet Numbers

I think the issue here is about the underlying logic of the facets query, rather than the UI. You should think at what kind of query your users are making while checking the different options in the ...
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Facets in search page URL

I'd wager that most users don't look at it very often, and some never do, so overall this will have a minor effect on your users' experience. However, in cases where a user copy-and-pastes a link in ...
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Natural-language query guide

There are various approaches to this. 1) Consider different input methods and usage scenarios. Perhaps a few common options might cover the vast majority of scenarios? Perhaps many of your users will ...
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What's best UX practice for a OR/AND search box?

If you are already committed to having a special syntax for typing in the search box, then why bother with the buttons at all? You could just make the AND and OR functionality part of the syntax for ...
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Do users prefer many dropdowns or advanced filter for filtering tables

In addition to the options mentioned above, another way would be to create dynamic tables; i.e. collapsing the table based on values that match the drop-down/filter whichever option you choose. ...
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Do users prefer many dropdowns or advanced filter for filtering tables

There is no data, specifically, to your case because every case us unique. As you know, simply write a User Test case and run it by five people. There are plenty of places online to help how to do ...
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Faceted Filtering interaction design

How about simply hiding the second column until the first choice has been made? I can't imagine a scenario where showing all the sub-filters straight away would benefit users (but knowing more about ...
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Placement of delete icon on applied filters

One argument for this would be because the tags are also aligned to the left side; once you delete the first tag, the second tags delete button will go to the exact same position. Making it easy to ...
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Placement of delete icon on applied filters

I think it does not matter at all as long as it is clear to the User that they can remove particular filter by pressing it. A counter example from here, at Stack Exchange: However, one argument ...
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Should the 'show more/less' button in facets stay in position

The question is whether you shall place the button 1. At the same place. 2. Above the input fields or 3. After those fields. The solution would be to place the button at a location where the user ...
Ilias Bennani's user avatar
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Examples of saving a built search and getting results that update?

SlickDeals.net has a "Deal Alert" system that's very similar to what you're describing. Users can watch certain keywords or item categories and receive notifications when new deals are posted in the ...
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How to select items within a faceted filtered search that also includes folders?

This searching by two kinds of things (an item and a category) in the same affordance is confusing. Can they pick multiple categories and then what, right click or something? This is all too ...
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How to select items within a faceted filtered search that also includes folders?

The most common typing based interfaces rely a lot on autocomplete features (ex: link search in your browser, coding, etc.). Although it seems like a pretty straightforward technology the truth is you ...
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How to offer multiple filter options when technically constrained to one?

Here is your solution as per my point of view. See the image below.
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How to offer multiple filter options when technically constrained to one?

One design options you can look into is using a dropdown call-to-action for your search button. So by default you can present the input elements for one type of search, and when the user selects the ...
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