Oracle Usable Apps | Applications User Experience Simplicity, mobility, extensibility
   
 
Customer Role: How User Experience Research Is Conducted
 
Navigation
The Navigation pattern group contains patterns for dashboard navigation, charts and graphs navigation, and record navigation.
   
   
 
The Record Navigation pattern set helps illustrate the different options for navigating within record sets and the reasons why each option is appropriate in certain situations.

Use the following decision table to determine what pattern is appropriate based on user needs:

 
 

Drill Down Details

Is there a lot of object information that needs to be viewed or updated?
Yes
Yes
Yes
Does the user need the context of the other records while viewing the details of a specific record?
No
No
Yes
Is there a need to quickly scan through records?
No
No
Yes
Is there a need to compare certain attributes of these records against each other?
No
No
Yes
Is the user working on large objects, spending considerable time focusing on only those details?
Yes
No
Maybe
Is the user working through a list of objects quickly?
No
No
Yes
Is there a need to update or act on multiple objects as a group?
No
Maybe
Yes
 
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