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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 21:39:27 GMT
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

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