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Landing Page
General UX

Landing Page

What Problem Does This Solve? Introduce the user to the application and gather first inputs to optimize the map experience Why Use This Pattern? For years map application developers have chosen (intentionally or not) to start the application with the map at the smallest possible scale, i.e. the initial map extent shows the complete extent […]

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Exploring Spatial Content

Search this Area

What Problem Does This Solve? Avoid updating features on the map until user has explicitly opted in to do so Why Use This Pattern? Any time a user pans or zooms the map the extent changes and therefore the visible features on the map will change also. Sometimes this behavior is expected but in other […]

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Search & Edit
Special Workflows

Search & Edit

What Problem Does This Solve? Users need to quickly update or modify an existing record. When to Use This Pattern Use to assist editors in finding the feature, object, or record that needs to be updated. Editors may be operators receiving phone calls from customers or subscribers requesting updates to their accounts, or field crews […]

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Unified Search
Orienting Yourself

Unified Search

What Problem Does This Solve? User expects to receive the correct results regardless of what they type and search for. When to Use This Pattern As data (e.g. weather information, social feeds, deals, coupons, etc.) becomes more distributed across providers and services a user should be able to enter a keyword or phrase without having […]

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