3
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1answer
341 views

Grid text alignment rules

I was wondering if someone has come across rules used by web designers for text alignment in a grid. I was observing that majority of text is aligned towards left, but financial figures with ...
0
votes
1answer
566 views

fast data entry UI patterns

I am working on a web app that helps people manage their finances. the app requires users to manually enter key financial transactions on a weekly basis, and there is a strong requirement to make the ...
3
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3answers
294 views

Data Grid double click for detailed record view or single click to populate constantly visible single record form?

It was hard to phrase the question clearly. I'm looking at two options: 1) Full page data grid. On double click on a record, a window pops up showing the record in a form view. 2) Top half: form ...
5
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3answers
424 views

What are good UI Visualizations to show in a grid for ranking activity?

I have a grid with a list of runners (one person in each row) on a webpage. I want to show some visualization in a column to represent how much they have ridden in the last year. Right now I am just ...
3
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1answer
379 views

Are there any guidelines for vertical layout and spacing?

The proliferation of grid systems have made it easy to determine the horizontal layout of a site - column widths and margins are just made to fit into the correct grid spacing. But what about ...
5
votes
6answers
428 views

Furnishing the sidebar the honest way

I'm developing yet another website (non-blog, static), and yet again I'm stumbling upon the same problem with inner (non-home) pages design. The layout is conventional: 960px wrapper header with ...
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2answers
11k views

Ideal column width for paragraphs online

There is nothing worse than coming across a website with paragraphs that span the width of your screen resolution. They are usually so hard to read, I don't even bother. A lot of web designers use ...