Attribute Filter 1

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 ...

Extent-driven Content

Extent-driven Content
Tweet What Problem Does This Solve? A user wants to see points of interest within a given area as visually represented through the current map extent. Typically the available options (results) update when the user changes the map extent through panning or zooming. When to Use This Pattern Sometimes called a ‘short list’ this pattern ...

Data Spotlight 2

Data Spotlight
Tweet As the mouse hovers a feature (data point) on the map, highlight all occurrences of this type and dim the rest. What Problem Does This Solve? As the mouse hovers a feature (data point) on the map, highlight all occurrences of this type and dim the rest. The map contains too many features so ...