I'm working on an interesting problem right now
and would welcome some suggestions from others.
(Is there an IX pattern associated with this??)
Let's say I have the following:
(component names are made up)
Component Number of Components
There are 1..N Bubbles and 1..N Bones associated
with any Box (and vice versa).
The user can choose any component first, and then
any component second, and then the final component.
So, the user can choose "Bone A", after which the
list of Boxes and Bubbles should be limited to only
those associated with Bone A. If the user then chooses
"Bubble B", then the list of Boxes should be further
limited to only those Boxes assoicated with Bone A AND
The order of these selections is completely left to the
I'm trying to devise an elegant way to present these choices
to the user. My current mockup involves 3 pulldown lists
with each subsequent list changing based on the previous