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Facet-based Navigation Element

The Facet-based Navigation Element provides a faster information discovery process. A user can intuitively navigate through a defined taxonomy and easily browse and discover information within topic areas based on one or more selected facets, or topic areas. By selecting narrower terms in a facet, you are telling CommonSpot to present a filtered subset of narrower terms.

CommonSpot displays content through a navigational interface consisting of three main components: a Breadcrumb Element, a term-selection list, and a results list. The Breadcrumb Element shows the user where they are within a facet(s) and lets the user navigate back up to see broader terms. The term-selection list displays applicable narrower terms based on the current selection. The results list, through the Page Index Element, shows all of the applicable documents that meet the user’s current term selection. Binding count numbers display to show how many documents remain under each term as the user traverses the information further refining and narrowing their choices.

 

Related Links

Facet Navigator Layout

Facet Navigator Properties

Facet Navigator Font & Color Properties


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