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Search Results Pattern Set
 
Description
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This design pattern presents search results in the local area. This pattern is relevant for Dynamic Tabs Work Areas only. Review the Work Area Guidelines and determine your work area model before choosing a search results design pattern.

 
Pattern Set Decision Table
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  Local Area:
No Tabs Work Area

Local Area:
Dynamic Tabs Work Area

Dialog Box

Is the user working on an incomplete task when searching?

No

No

Yes

Are search results limited to 50 percent of the page width or less?

No

No

Yes

Does the user want to skip directly to an edit or view mode of a transaction if the search yields only a single result? Yes
(see Shortcutting
pattern)
Yes
(see Shortcutting
pattern)
Yes
(see Shortcutting
pattern)
 
Pattern Sample
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Search results appear in a table in the local area. The following example uses the Local Area: Multiple Fields transactional search design pattern. See the Dynamic Tabs Work Area guideline for details on navigation to and from the tab containing the search results.

Figure 1. Viewing search results in the local area
Required Screen Elements
Component Type Required Components Customizable or Extendable Components
Results Region Title

Use this format: Search Results

Use this format because the object type appears in the parent tab. See the Dynamic Tabs Work Area guideline for details on tab text.

NA
Results Region Location

The location of the results region should:

  • Render in the local area¬†
  • Be located directly below the search region
NA
Results Region Contents

One of the following components can be used to represent search results:

See the Table Filters design pattern set and the Table Usage guidelines.
 
Related Patterns
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Transactional Search Search is limited to one business object and provides a single view of current data pulled from live tables.
Shortcutting Shortcutting involves skipping directly to a record when only one result is found when conducting a search.
 
Related Guidelines
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Table Usage guidelines Guidelines for designing tables and using the Application Development Framework (ADF) Table component
Work Area guidelines Detailed discussion of work areas and their design, including tabbing and object models
 
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