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Improve “today's orders” screen [closed]

I'm having problems on how to make one screen of my app user friendly; the purpose of the screen is to display today's orders. It also has an option to choose another day. So what I have now is a ...
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Simpler query builder UX for querying OLAP / Dimensionally Modelled data

I've been testing 3rd-party query-building solutions for OLAP data warehouses with a few of our product's mostly non-technical business users, and I've had trouble finding any that are simple enough ...
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When entering the name of a custom column to be added to a table, should the edit box be inside a column header?

When users are allowed to add columns to a table in a web app, where's a good place to put the edit box where the user can type in the new column header name and/or choose from an auto-complete list ...
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Best way to set up reporting/flagging interface

I'm building a website where users review courses. I want to set up an interface so that users can report/flag reviews for objectionable content. Administrators will then have an interfacee where they ...
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How to display a date & time if the date for reporting purposes differs from the actual date?

How can I compactly display both a date and a time, but also handle the rare case where a date for reporting purposes is different from the actual date and time where an event occurred? For example, ...
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White-Labeling PDF template issue

A white-label product or service is a product or service produced by one company (the producer) that other companies (the marketers) rebrand to make it appear as if they had made it. -wikipedia ...
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Idea to enhance the UX and the legibility of an internship report

I am in the last month of my last internship of my IT studies. And as in the five last years, I have to write an internship report (that almost nobody will ever read). The last one. And to give a ...
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How to improve Sales Statistics?

Staffs can see Sales Statistics on their dashboard which allow them to see number of sales made per day. This is a weekly Statistic. For example, on Tuesday Paul have 4 sales which has been ...
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Better way of displaying grouped periodic data

I am working on a report where I have to display hierarchical data in relation to some type. For cumulative data over some period I have a table as presented in image below 1: The task is to ...
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Alignment for report columns

I am currently creating a Crystal report, but having difficulty on how to align certain columns. I have a Social Security, employee_name, Check Number and Amount. I understand that the amounts ...
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report authoring workflow for non-technical users

I'm overhauling the reporting features of a B2B web app whose users are usually smart but not-very-technical managers in blue-collar workplaces. Report generator apps like Microsoft Reporting ...
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How to track and report UX changes to a website

*my apologies if this isn't pertinent to UX.Stackexchange as it's more process driven, rather than UX. If so please take question down and accept my apologies. When making UX changes to a website, ...
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Recommended practice when having to use “from-to-date” in a mobile application

I'm working on this mobile application that should display a lightweight report. However, I've ended up in an interesting discussion with my colleauges, and thought I'd seek some advice. Our ...
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Color-coding percentages, how should I interpret a result of 0/0 (as 0% or as 100%)?

I am making a report that requires me to display some calculations as a percentage. Basically, I'm doing a database query for records matching a specific ID. The number returned becomes my denominator ...
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Best Practices: Web Cartography Design

I am looking for ANY studies completed on mapping solutions for the web or interactive devices. Specifically related to: Optimum View Window Size Control Paradigms (Zoom/Markers) Visual Design of ...
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Best-practices for context-sensitive reports download section

Imagine a web-application that lets student take tests, analyzes the results and presents them to school administrators. The dashboard shows various stats, score break downs for the school overall, ...
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How to display an error log/report for user?

My web application is supposed to display the trace and a error report after process and shows for each uploaded files all the errors and operations accomplished. Here's a simplified and really ...
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Fitting big table of data into iPhone

Im designing iPhone 4 app, and one of the requirements is to place a big report there. So in Excel it looks like this: It has about 100 rows. I need to implement a filter by "Item Name" as well. ...
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Importance of parameters on a report

Is it really important to display the parameters selected by a user on a report? What is the best way to display the parameters?
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Displaying constantly updating graphs (on a big LCD display) that can support basic interaction

We've developed a web-based database and reporting solution for a factory (let's assume they manufacture widgets). They capture data routinely every hour as and when their widgets are completed. ...
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What is the best solution to visually showcase regional date comparisons

Currently, I have a bar graph that summarizes 3 regions based on a specific date range (eg: Jan 03, 2012 - Jan 31, 2012) Each region is based statistically by a couple of factors, the main one being ...
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Report page with data table and chart

I have the following report: The report will be viewed in desktop and mobile (tablet) browsers Clicking on the category title (eg. Pizzas), the data is collapsed or expanded. Now I need to insert ...
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Aggregate Information v.s Detailed Information

Backgound I am managing a LMS (Learning Management System) system which provide the user with the ability to create courses with a curriculum. A curriculum within a course might include different ...
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How many reports options to present to the user of an iPhone app?

I have created a Mood tracking app for iPhone, and the user can keep track of the user's moods and (optionally) take pictures to associate with moods. I've used a similar app for a few months and ...
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Interesting ways you can provide a client with feedback from user testing?

User testing reports are often pages long, lets face it how often do clients actually read this. What interesting ways can you share the results of user testing?
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Navigation that doesn't update the whole page

I have a site that is a reporting UI, where the primary navigation is between products and their reports. So in the example below, LOREM IPSUM and DOLOR SIC are products, and Pellentesque, Nullam and ...
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typography standards for presenting web based online reports?

Should the online reports, developed either for internal or external purposes, follow a standard representation method? like, fonts, font size , color of text for heading and body,placement of graphs ...
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Admin interfaces for reporting data

I am trying to design how an assigned administrator for a web app that manages students and audiobooks, can generate a report to view the data in longituginal graph. The admin can either view ...
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How to handle multi-level same-type hierarchical structures and aggregations

This is not a pure development- or UI-question, rather a 'behavioral' question but I don't seem to find the correct StackExchange group to post it. So please don't down-vote me if this question is ...
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best way to represent horizontal reports?

i need to display reports with various fields, column wise. The length of each column could go along 50px appx. So , the overall report length would go upto 2k-3k px , since i need to display them in ...
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Implement gamification on Time reporting to minimize late reports?

A company is having trouble getting its employees to report time of their working hours. The time reporting is the source for invoicing the company's customers and it has to be done in time. To deal ...
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Label alignment for report fields

I've seen information that indicates that top aligned labels are more efficient for input forms. Does the same concept apply to labels on reports? Is top aligned better, or is it better to use ...
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What's the best resource for designing good reports?

I working with SQL Reporting Services and I build reports on a weekly or monthly basis. I'd like to present the information to them in the best manner possible, not just a grid of numbers. I've used a ...
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Which software do you use to write your reports?

I've been writing reports for a long while using Microsoft Word. Now I'm getting really tired of it. I'm looking for something more "automatic" where I have to format my report only once, then ...
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Help with expert reviews

I am reviewing a client website. Usually I will find plenty wrong and will be able to highlight issues and recommend solutions. The problem with this particular project is that the website is actually ...