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Mon, 8 Aug 2005 16:13:05 -0500
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Hi, all,

I'm looking for sample interfaces that would allow a user of an
administration tool to create a list of categories, and supply
subcategories for each category.  The current system supports only two
levels, so that is the immediate requirement; however, I'd appreciate
seeing interfaces that support multiple levels, as well.  The number
of possible categories and subcategories has no limit, but it averages
about 10 categories and 3-5 subcategories for each.

We're hoping to find something that is very simple to build (not a lot
of dynamic content, and ideally only one screen) while still being
usable.  The idea was offered of specifying comma-separated
subcategories in a scrolling text box, but that is a bit less elegant
than we would like.  We have a couple of other ideas but are
struggling with some usability aspects of them.

If anyone can supply samples good (and bad!) I'll summarize for the
list.  Thanks in advance.

Susan Ramlet

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