Preferences to show the number of items to display per page
25 Sep 2009 - 4:07am
5 years ago
I have noticed several threads on pagination, but no mention of saving
a user's preference for the number of items to display per page.
In our application, a user can specify the default number of items to
display per page in their application preferences.
I feel this control is too hidden to be useful, so we have recently
introduced an additional control to set the items per page at the
list level. (Updating this does not affect the application
This means a user may have their application preferences set to
'show 25 items per page', they can also set the display on a
specific list to show a different number of items.
One of our developers thought it was confusing to enable changing the
number of items at the list view, without having this change also
update the application preferences.
Does anyone have experience in using both types of preferences?
Should changing this setting at the list view update the overall