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Visited Marker
Interacting with Content

Visited Marker

What Problem Does This Solve? Help users to avoid revisiting the same popup repeatedly Why Use This Pattern? A pattern that has been around since the early days of HTML is to show links that have been visited preciously in a different color. This is considered a usability best practice to help users recall which […]

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Layer List
Interacting with Content

Layer List

What Problem Does This Solve? Users need to show or hide map content When to Use This Pattern The best use of the Layer List is to empower users to “opt-in” showing additional information like traffic data, parcel boundaries, or elevation models and tweak the map display until the desired amount and level of content […]

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Extent-driven Content
Dealing with complex Data

Extent-driven Content

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 is […]

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