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From Lukáš Vlček <lukas.vl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Sites with Innovative Presentation of Tags and Facets
Date Fri, 28 May 2010 21:41:45 GMT
On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 11:39 PM, Lukáš Vlček <lukas.vlcek@gmail.com> wrote:

>
>
> On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 9:49 PM, Chris Hostetter <hossman_lucene@fucit.org
> > wrote:
>
>>
>> : > Years ago, when we were first working on building Solr, a coworker of
>> mind
>> : > suggested using double bar sliders (ie: pick a range using a min and a
>> : > max) for all numeric facets and putting "sparklines" above them to
>> give
>> : > the user a visual indication of the "spread" of documents across the
>> : > numeric spectrum.
>>         ...
>> : > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sparkline
>> : > http://www.edwardtufte.com/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg_id=0001OR
>>
>>
>> : kayak.com uses a double slider to handle the flight departure range:
>> : http://screencast.com/t/ZjExMTE5
>>
>> Well, sure ... double bar sliders aren't relaly novel at all -- my point
>> was the idea of putting a sparkline above hte slider, so people had a
>> visual indicator of how many results they would get by adjusting the bars
>> to various poits, before they ever even touched it (as opposed to a
>> tooltip)
>>
>>
>> -Hoss
>>
>>
> Hoss,
>
> you mean something like the following?
> http://hledani.rozhlas.cz/?query=jazz&back=&defaultNavigation=&
>
> (Sorry, it is in Czech language but the web ui is pretty straightforward)
>
> Regards,
> Lukas
>

Also http://markmail.org has some nice chart

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