Layouts

Kiosk Map
Layouts

Kiosk Map

What Problem Does This Solve? Provide location-specific information through an interactive screen in a public area. Why Use This Pattern? An electronic kiosk is a computer terminal that provides access to the features of an application while limiting access to other apps or system level functions, sometimes referred to as “kiosk mode”. It is important […]

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Focus on the Subject
Layouts

Focus on the Subject

What Problem Does This Solve? There is not enough space to show all the details about a selected subject of interest in the current layout. When to Use This Pattern Use when the current view or layout (e.g. Full Map) doesn’t provide enough canvas to display all the information on a subject of interest a […]

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No Map
Layouts

No Map

What Problem Does This Solve? Location based intelligence is common and valuable and can be represented without a map (at first). When to Use This Pattern Use when displaying a map doesn’t add value or is distracting to the task or when the spatial analysis can be performed more easily without interacting with a map […]

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Mobile Map
Layouts

Mobile Map

What Problem does this solve? Maps on mobile devices are often difficult to manipulate by touch and result in unexpected behavior. Why use this Pattern? Maps are difficult to navigate on touch devices and require special attention to the input capabilities of the users, sometimes referred to as the fat finger syndrome. Data visualizations and […]

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Embedded Map
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Embedded Map

What Problem Does This Solve? Site requires an interactive map to perform a simple task. When to Use This Pattern Embedded maps are commonly used on multi-page sites like company websites, news organizations, blogs, or magazines to highlight locations, relationships between objects, or statistical data. The spatial content becomes part of the article or story […]

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Reference Map
Layouts

Reference Map

What Problem Does This Solve? Map serves as an additional or auxiliary view and is mainly used for contextual purposes to show information that the user can choose to consider. When to Use This Pattern Use when the map adds benefit to the understanding of information shown elsewhere or provides geographic context. What’s the Solution? […]

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Partial Map
Layouts

Partial Map

What Problem Does This Solve? Map drives the navigation of the app while letting the user discover additional information and interact with the data. When to Use This Pattern Use when the application is mainly workflow driven and the the map serves as a tool to get to the information needed. What’s the Solution? Layout […]

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Full Map
Layouts

Full Map

What Problem Does This Solve? Map helps focus on display and analysis of spatial data in an interactive environment showing their geographic relationship and attributes. When to Use This Pattern Use when the value to the user is the map itself like viewing assets in relation to their current location. What’s the Solution? Provide an […]

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