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Pagination refers to the splitting of information across multiple pages and the related navigation control.

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Can we use the breadcrumbs just like pagination where a user can go back and forth between the pages?

I want the user to be able to go back and forth on any of these pages. And this is all pdf pages, and the important thing is the hierarchy. In the sales order we are informing how much we will charge ...
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Which is the ideal method for designing a pagination?

I think the numeric values in pagination are not needed because users don't know what data will appear when they tap on that.
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Sorting list order with pagination

In a lot of the projects I've worked on, often there's a list of items where the users can manually organize the order, so that they're presented in the desired order in the web page. Normally these ...
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What would you expect at the end of a pagination?

I'm designing a mobile e-commerce application dedicated mainly for women in their 50s and 60s. For my current project I have to highlight some exclusive time-sale items at the top of a list page. I ...
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Pagination vs. Infinite Scrolling for page displaying Folders and Files

We have pages which display the contents of a Folder. A Folder can contain zero to many Folders and zero to many Files. Implementing pagination in this scenario seems awkward -- what if my page has 35 ...
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Is infinite scroll intuitive in enterprise applications?

I know infinite scroll is all the rage in social media applications because it keeps me scrolling for longer than I should, but in terms of functionality are there any pros/cons to using infinite ...
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Best way to move items in a list when the list is paginated

I have a paginated list where the user drags and drops items to change the order. This list is paginated, so when the length of the list is longer than the page there is no clear way to move items ...
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What should I use in a calendar: horizontal scroll or pagination?

I am working on a calendar in the system to be used on a tablet, and have a question: Imagine that you are a store manager and you want to view the calendar (in this case by week) for 2 or more ...
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How to stop user loading more records on grid

In one legacy UI application on which I am working currently, has a Main List which is used to display all records stored in elastic in paginated way. Elastic may have more than 1 million records. The ...
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Is there a justification for having the pagination buttons at the top and at the bottom of data tables?

I was wondering, if there is an appropriate justification for having the pagination buttons at the top and at the bottom of data tables? I remember observing this in the Salesforce app a while back, ...
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Is there any specific maximum number of characters within a single page to be considered as good for readability in UX perspective?

I am currently researching about readability for a heavy content article that is paginated. I am not sure how to paginate the article because there are no explicit rules that explain how many ...
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Do we need to provide pagination for a directory structure?

In a typical web UI, pagination is usually provided for lists. However, I would like to know whether it makes sense to provide pagination for a tree structure like a directory structure since it may ...
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Start swipeable pages on the last screen?

In my app, the user is viewing data grouped by year. These groups start from the year the user first created some data, and from then on every year up to now (in general the app would be used for ...
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'Select All Visible' vs 'Select All' with pagination [duplicate]

Suppose I have a table with pagination due a lot of row entries. Should the default action for 'Select all' select the entries on the current page or all entries in the entire table (i.e. all pages)? ...
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Should the pagination be reset when changing the order?

Take this paginated data set as an example. The user can change the order, and changing the order doesn't affect the total number of results returned. If the user changes the order, is the any ...
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Best approach to update all entries in a list that is paginated?

I have a list which is paginated in a webpage. It also has a function to select the number of entries per page. A bulk update on all is required. What would be the best approach to this? My concern ...
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Best message for "more posts" at the end of page (no pagination involved)

In my free time I'm building my site/blog from scratch using Jekyll (a template engine). Despite Jekyll has first-class support for pagination I want to avoid it so only the latest X posts are visible ...
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When your page has no results, what do you show?

I am paginating a data table and have different views in my application where each view has its own rows. Some views may have data, some may not. Showing 1-0 of 0 Page 1 of 0 is what I am showing ...
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Collapsed or minified pagination

This might be a bit of a brainstorming question, and it could have already been answered, but I haven't found much of anything useful online; so bare with me. In our enterprise search engine, there ...
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How to help users keep the effort when filling a long (160+- questions) questionnaires?

I am lending a hand on a project of my friend who is designing a questionnaire for high school students to determine what kind of higher education they are suitable for. There will be over hundred ...
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My client wants a "show all" option for search results. What to do?

I've recently released a major update to a clients site. The site has basically been re-written from the ground up to be much more efficient, and hopefully much more functional. The old site, however,...
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Scrolling Behavior - Mobile vs Desktop

We have some internal research that shows our users scroll much further down the page on mobile vs desktop. The page lengths are exactly the same in terms of the amount of products displayed - 3 ...
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For web pagination and multi-select items, should the selection be persisted across pagination?

In https://uxdesign.cc/designing-better-tables-for-enterprise-applications-f9ef545e9fbd there's a section called Multi-select breaks on pagination Essentially, the idea is that if you can select ...
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How to decide whether to paginate or scroll?

This game-related app is navigated through the sidebar, and there are tabs that in the main section to further navigate an area. In the 'Updates' tab (shown), I am questioning how much information ...
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Pagination: what do you need the “last page” button for?

A pagination sometimes includes first / last buttons like so: <<first < prev 1 2 3 ... 9 next > last>> I can understand the “first” button, because, well it quite makes sense ...
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Pagination localization best practices?

How would one design pagination intended for localization of many languages? Current approach With my current approach I’m trying to be supersave, thus providing labeled buttons for previous and ...
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Web index page with too many results

I'm developing a web app for schools, with a basic Person object. I'm assumnig it will have more than a thousand records. First I thought to make a table with pagination for the index page of Person, ...
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UI assign item to multiple targets

I need something really simple to be able to assign plan to multiple employees. First I was thinking about a list and u could just select the employees you want, but this would get really clunky ...
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Pagination using keyboard arrow keys

On Vimeo.com, you could paginate using keyboard arrows, if you want to. I haven't seen this functionality on any other website. Is keyboard pagination a good option? I'm wondering since I only see it ...
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Why does Google still use paging instead of progressive loading?

As a designer I believe "Page system" is less efficient than progressive loading inside a single page. However it is still widely used on many websites including Google’s search results. Maybe there ...
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Is it ok to change column width upon paging?

I have an issue with a table with pagination that doesn't have fixed column widths. I've been discussing with a colleague whether we should put fixed widths or not. So the approaches are: - Columns ...
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Best practice for draggable, sortable with paging records

What will be best design practice for having items thumbnail with option as drag gable, sort able with paging records(considering more than 1000+ records)? Below is just my current implementation. ...
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Why is pagination not covered by Material Design specs?

Why is pagination (outside the data table context) not covered by Material Design specs? Is this Google's way of telling us that "traditional" pagination is a bad idea, and maybe, infinite scroll is ...
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Page section indicators for vertical scrolling

Can anyone let me know what the technical UX/UI name is for the indicators on the right-hand side.I've tried googling a bunch of variations but can't find a definitive answer. Thanks in advance
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Mobile pagination

I was working on pagination for mobile (e-commerce) where this option is offered at the bottom of the page. We didn´t place it on the top due to space limitation and also filter. However I was ...
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ng-table UX design table-page and results per page controls

I was hoping to get some input about table-pages and results per page. our team uses the ng-table to display data in table format. I personally think the page controls are very confusing. I am looking ...
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To Infinite Scroll or not on a community driven lyrics website

BACKGROUND A couple of years back I developed the following community-driven lyrics website. I dabble on the musical instrument Bağlama and we often sit as a group on the evenings, drink and sing. We ...
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How can I display navigation for "previous" and "next" issue on a magazine website? [closed]

A magazine website I am designing has a front page for each issue and on that page it has links to all the articles in that issue. Each issue's front page has a large figure at the top, to the right ...
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Location of upvote/downvote with pagination and share buttons

I have been working on a project in which users will be able to submit their articles. Currently I have been testing on classic stories and here is a sample on website. Currently I have put demo ...
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Load more and filter (not necessarily in this order)

The problem exposing might seems trivial to you. It still isn't clear for me which solution to choose. Saying that you have a input text where you can type anything. Beneath it a list of ten element ...
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Should I use regular pagination or infinite scroll in this case?

I code a website which is online classifieds similar to craigslist. We are working on the pagination for the list of classified ads and we use regular pagination. Is there any reason to use infinite ...
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Should the sort/filter changes throw the focus on first page or current page?

If a user is on certain page out of several in a pagination of a table data, when he/she applies a filter/sort, should he -be shown results starting on page one or -be kept on the same page state?
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When is it appropriate to use a list of numbers for pagination rather than only a "next page" button?

In website pagination, what is an appropriate situation to use: << 1 |2| 3 4 ... >> or: << 1 |2| 3 4 ... 7 >> rather than: << Page 2 >> ? I am implementing ...
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'refresh' pagination vs 'soft' ajax pagination [closed]

Someone can explain why sites like stackoverflow are using 'classical' pagination rather than AJAX pagination? I mean with classical pagination the common links on bottom of the page to nex page, ...
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Back to Posts Page from a Post that belongs to page 2. Load page 1 or 2?

I have a Portfolio website where Single Posts (an image and a description) load from the front page dynamically and the Browser address updates. In the front page (or index) I have first 20 posts and ...
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Help with pagination design

In my application I have a form which shows a list of patients that need to be processed. Each patient is represented by a frame which includes their name, a picture and some other relevant ...
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Should you paginate content for screen readers or allow the user to navigate on their own?

While working on a SPA, it often comes up that we paginate content to reduce UI complexity, even though the other "pages" are already available. Thinking about this from a keyboard or screen reader ...
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What's the best way to display an infinitely scrolling, alphabetized list?

This list needs to allow the user to jump from one letter to another (say, from A's to Q's). But we're not paginating, but loading everything onto a single page.
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Is Pagination necessary in grid?

Is pagination necessary on grid with lots of data? The column in the grid I'm working on will be added after user click on the button to add new column and editing can be done in every column. It is ...
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Should items filtering be combined with dynamically loaded items (load more)? If so, how?

I've run into this design pattern a few times: You have a grid of items with X number of items loaded by default. You have filters that will add/remove (hide/show) items from the grid You have a ...
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