Attribute Filter

Attribute Filter
TweetWhat Problem Does This Solve? Users need to narrow a concrete set of features by its attributes. When to Use This Pattern Filtering is a common way to reduce the amount of features displayed on the map and/or a grid. Allowing users to progressively remove what they are not interested in will inadvertently leave them ...

Spatial Filter 1

Spatial Filter
TweetWhat Problem Does This Solve? Users are only interested in seeing features or results for a very specific region or area of interest. When to Use This Pattern Spatial filters are a special case of an Attribute Filter since they allow filtering on the geometry attribute of a feature set. A wide variety of applications ...

Legend

Legend
Tweet What Problem Does This Solve? The meaning of symbols and the symbolic presentation of data is not clear until explained and correlated to a key. When to Use This Pattern Maps that show operational data almost always need a legend to explain the meaning of this content. This is especially true when the app ...

3D

3D
Tweet What Problem Does This Solve? Two dimensional (aka planar, 2D, overhead, flat) maps require high level of geographic literacy to be interpreted well and are missing the altitude dimension. When to Use This Pattern Use 3D view to illustrate a more naturalistic picture of complex landscapes or when the third dimension is an important ...

Join Maps UI/UX Community on Slack 1

TweetJoin the Slack community ‘maps-ui-ux-community’ to discuss, talk and answer user experience and interface needs, challenges, solutions and more. Post ideas for cool features, get inspired, find cool maps and apps and more… We welcome anybody with interest in UI/UX for mapping apps, whether you are a UI developer, UX practitioner, Cartography buff, map lover, ...

Route Directions 1

Route Directions
TweetWhat Problem Does This Solve? Provide instructions and guidance on how to get somewhere. When to Use This Pattern Directions are common to travel applications and store locators, in short any application that needs to route somebody (from and) to a specific place. What’s the Solution? The following types of directions exist: Map (visual route) ...