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=== Summary ===
 
=== Summary ===
  
The user has to select from a pool of items or options. Order or sequence of the items may have some relevance to the user.
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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.
  
The choice of proper solution is influenced by the frequency of actually changing the selection.
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In some cases this list must be accessed on a regular basis, on others very rarely.
  
 
=== Examples ===  
 
=== Examples ===  
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=== Solution ===  
 
=== Solution ===  
  
Ask yourself whether the selection of items will regularly be displayed without the need to change it or if the selection is likely going to be changed most of the time it is displayed
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Determine when the user will need to access the pool of available items.
  
* In the first case, use the ((Picker dialog)).
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If the number and order of items will changed infrequently, use the [[Picker Dialog]].
* In the second case, use the ((Two Lists with Arrow Buttons)).  
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If it is likely that the items will be changed on a regular basis, use [[Two Lists with Arrow Buttons]].  
  
 
=== Related patterns ===  
 
=== Related patterns ===  
 
[[Picker dialog]], [[Two Lists with Arrow Buttons]]
 
[[Picker dialog]], [[Two Lists with Arrow Buttons]]

Revision as of 19:57, 2 September 2008

Summary

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.

Examples

[Small wireframes of picker and two-lists]

Solution

Determine when the user will need to access the pool of available items.

If the number and order of items will changed infrequently, use the Picker Dialog.

If it is likely that the items will be changed on a regular basis, use Two Lists with Arrow Buttons.

Related patterns

Picker dialog, Two Lists with Arrow Buttons


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