[okfn-labs] [ckan-dev] Fwd: Faceting and Filtering in Recline Data Explorer

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Wed Apr 4 07:25:41 UTC 2012

On 3 April 2012 21:52, James Casbon <casbon at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3 April 2012 20:07, Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org> wrote:
>> I've been sending most Recline stuff to okfn-labs atm but perhaps
>> should always be cross-posting.
>> Rufus
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org>
>> Date: 3 April 2012 20:06
>> Subject: Faceting and Filtering in Recline Data Explorer
>> To: okfn-labs at lists.okfn.org
>> Recline now has basic facets with filtering.
>> <http://okfnlabs.org/recline/demo/>
>> See the "Facets area" -- you can also add facets from the column menus.
>> More elaborate example (using this Newcastle city payments dataset on
>> the DataHub [1]):
>> http://bit.ly/HPiQkO
>> Note that this illustrates several issues:
>> a) configuration of fields in DataStore Table for this dataset mean
>> that rather than faceting on whole field it is faceting on individual
>> terms. This is classic requirement to have a facet field separate from
>> original field (and creates Recline problem of how to handle that
>> association)
>> b) Filtering in ES does not affect facets as yet (will do very soon!)
>> c) UI is far from perfect (suggestions welcome).
> Nice work, but since you asked for UI suggestions....
> I can't seem to remove a facet - am I being dumb?  They facets are
> draggable, should I be dragging them somewhere?

No you can't atm. Also do you mean you can't remove the facet or you
can't remove a filter you've applied with a facet.

> The 'Data loaded' flash needs to not repaint all the elements as well.
>  I suggest absolute position it at the bottom or something.

You mean move the data loaded flash or absolute position it on top of
stuff? Can you open an issue please :-)


> Clicking the left hand column drop down in the newcastle demo goes off
> the LHS of the screen.

Yes, that's really tricky. In the pass the far RHS drop down went off
the screen. I will have to do some fancy CSS footwork to get that to
work properly ...


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