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=== Summary ===
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The user has to select from a pool of items or options. What items are displayed and their order or sequence may have some relevance to the user.
 
 
 
In some cases this list must be accessed on a regular basis, on others very rarely.
 
 
 
=== Solution ===
 
 
 
Determine when the user will need to access the pool of available items.
 
 
 
If the typical user in a typical context will need to know what items are selected, but is unlikely to add or remove items from the list, use [[../Picker Dialog|Picker Dialog]].
 
 
 
[[Image:Picker.png]]
 
''Example where most users won't change the selection regularly but may want to see which items are selected for reference. Currently implemented with a checkbox-list of all available items. A Picker would allow to see all selected items without scrolling''
 
 
 
If it is likely that the items will be changed on a regular basis, use [[../Two Lists with Arrow Buttons|Two Lists with Arrow Buttons]].
 
 
 
[[Image: Toolbar Configuration.png]]
 
''Example where the list is only displayed when it is changed. A picker would only mean an additional step here without any benefit.''
 
 
 
=== Related patterns ===
 
[[../Picker Dialog|Picker Dialog]], [[/Two Lists with Arrow Buttons|Two Lists with Arrow Buttons]]
 

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