Tables are a means of organizing content into rows and columns, often – but not always – in a grid-based layout where columns and rows have distinct relationships.

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Adding multiple filters in a table

Is it recommended that the filter is hidden at all times displaying its elements on request or have them upfront ? Image 1 : All filters displayed Image 2 : Add filters on request
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How to add contextual help for tables

I've got a table that contains around 9 columns. Many of the columns contain dates and reference numbers that are used for complicated processes. The column headings are currently expert terms for the ...
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What to do with too many columns in a table?

What if you have too many columns in a table? Possible solutions: Horizontal scroll bar Re-sizable columns Table settings to filter out some columns What is good/bad practice? Is there any other,...
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How should “Select All” work in a “LOAD MORE” table?

We are building an enterprise which consists of tables with a lot of data. Our solution for the tables is to have an infinite scroll with a "Load More" button. There would be information of the ...
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How to make text selectable in master/detail table view?

That's my first question in stackexchange! We are designing a datatable view for scientistic users. They get this table after they input a bunch of filters and press search. The table is already ...
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Prioritizing a list/table row

I have a table structure where each row is an item,now my use case involves prioritizing it based on certain parameters such that item with highest priority would come at the top. I will have a large ...
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Unicode symbol for orthogonal tesselation [on hold]

We are considering adding another symbol to our programming language. Our philosophy is to use mnemonic symbols instead of keywords. For example, ⍉ means"transpose", while ⊣ and⊢ mean "left-side" and "...
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which way is the best to present data based on depth

I am working on an application that presents data against depth (which starts from 0 or some negative value) and as we go deeper, newer data is captured which corresponds to a larger negative distance ...
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What would be best way to entitle a table column if it can contain only two values?

I need to create a UI for a budget overview tool and the only option to create this UI is to use a table. The table will contain expense name, cost in local currency, cost in target currency and a ...
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Is it okay to change the default value of the dropdown based on the last selected action and use it as default for the next list?

Is it okay to change the default value of the dropdown based on the last selected action and use it as default for the next list? What's the disadvantage for the users? On the Table, the dropdown ...
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Telling user about action when clicking on a column in table

A table has a head row, which tells user the meaning of the column, like Google file table has name, id, mime type, created and modified date. But, in addition to presenting information in the table,...
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What to display for No Data state for a Table at the bottom of a form?

Which is the best way to treat no data states for table? For context, this is a table that appears at the bottom of a form. Users can fill in the info, then add some records into the table. ...
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Mobile: How to indicate presence of landscape mode and expandable elements?

Problem: My company has a desktop website to display reports, and now also a mobile website. The reports there have only 3 columns in portrait mode to keep it clean, but show extra columns when you ...
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What are the best practices for sorting tables with sections?

When you have a table with sections, the sections denote a hierarchy for instance: Name Corners Perimeter - Standard Shapes 7 ...
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Interactive Table with graph drilldown

The following is a very rough, very disguised view of what I'm really working on, so hopefully it will suffice as a visual example for the following conundrum: I have an app with a large spreadsheet ...
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How to link from read-only table without confusing users?

tl;dr Is there a way of linking from a read-only table to a settings section, without potentially confusing the user? I have a table that exists to show a user of an internal tool an overview of ...
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Header on a table with grouped rows

I have a table that looks like this crude paint drawing The table represents employees grouped by the company they belong to. I have a table header for the Company (name, address, city, state, etc....
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How to display and label 5 essential and linked numbers in a table/dashboard?

I need to display 5 numbers. These numbers are essentials and display a summary of all the dashboard. This web application will be use by professional who already work with this kind of data. Here is ...
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First column href or edit button per row in table?

Im building I table and I need an advice in which technique is the most recommended and why. I currently have an "edit" button at the end of each row , but I believe adding a link on the first column ...
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references for table alternative

Do you have any references you can link me to, where I could display this data, but not in a table? This will be used by 500 to 10000 people, and they want to have : drag and drop for re-ordering, ...
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What is the best way to show the long grid/table in mobile app?

I am working on the design of mobile app which will connect with the Microsoft Dynamics CRM and show the data in the app. Now in the CRM there are many grids/table which I need to show in the mobile ...
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Is there an alternative for tabular?

I have an amount of objects (can be any amount - 1, 5, 10...) They have about 12 characteristics - maybe +/- several, but not less than 9 I believe. The question is, is there any more appropriate ...
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How should the filter feature manifest itself in google material design tables

I've checked the material design documentation but there is no clear indicator that I can see to tell me what happens if I click on the . Here's the icon in situ. I want to know what the ...
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Delete all action in a table

I have a table with certain records as shown below : If I select all the records and delete them via delete button,what approach is best for the after scenario's : Retain the table headers and ...
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Pagination error/validation approach

I have a table to display certain entries,that table includes pagination as shown below: I could think of two approaches to show the validation/error message: Highlight the box if the user enters ...
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Key binds table - Function on left or right?

I am designing an application that lists some key binds in a table. The table has two fields: the key name and the function of the key. Is there a standard way of displaying this? Should I have the ...
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How to handle empty cells in table?

I have a table where some cells in one column might be empty. Some items in the table have the status Failed and some have the status Successful. For example, there is a column named "error code", but ...
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Is there an agreed best practice to represent tables in textual format?

Question: In the UX community, is there an agreed best practice to represent table data in textual format? Desired outcome: If the answer is yes, then I would propose pushing for support in ...
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Best way to show many user actions for table rows?

I currently have a table which shows a row for each created form a user has. For some users this will only be 1 or 2 items. For others, they'll have 40-50. For every form there are many actions ...
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Should we hide table column when empty

We are building a software where the user has the possibility to translate buttons, messages, labels etc. The translation page consists of a table with - element key, english language and format of ...
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How to keep the original value on a table after an override?

I have a table that displays the qty. entered by the user when they uploaded their spreadsheet. We want to show the user the alternative price for other quantities, so if they originally entered 80 ...
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Best place to display filter button in mobile

I'm currently designing a screen for mobile with a navigation bar and a filter button, however I'm at a loss about where is the best place for the filter button. This is my current screen However I ...
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What if table columns cannot fit on webpage?

If I've 12 - 14 columns in a table to show on a page but there's not enough space to show all columns (let's say, there's only enough space to show 7 columns of the table), what is the solution for ...
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How to display a single column and multiple rows in UI?

I have to create the UI for a new dashboard. Most of the sections follow "single column, multiple records" policy. E.g. one section lists all the dates where attendance data is missing. So, it has ...
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Displaying a couple of independent tables with different loading times

I have a webapp dashboard with a couple of tables (around 6 tables with a fixed order that usually does not fit on page without scrolling down the page). Tables are filled out with data provided from ...
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Multiple values in one cell in table

I have a table where there might be two values in one cell, what is the best practice to display this? With a comma or line break or something else? Unfortunately the values are quite long, and I ...
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Selecting single/multiple rows in a table

I am building a software where a lot of the information is placed in tables. Selecting a single row from the table loads a section with the most important information about the entry. There are also ...
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How to add more columns to data grid keeping it more expressive

If i have a grid view like this and i have to add more columns one as link button and one for notes (text) .the table is full of data how to handle this problem:
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Optical Illusion created while displaying a table with spaced rows

I'm creating a form that is essentially a table. It looks a bit like this: The issue I'm having here is that when you look at it long enough, the vertical lines separating the cells in each row ...
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Showing single file download and multiple file download options?

Background We are creating wireframes for a website that acts as a repository for where users can download various files. Users should be allowed to download one file at a time and also multiple files ...
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Sortable & Filterable Table - Best place to return to once filter cleared?

I have table of records, of which three columns are sortable by ascending/descending state. This table is also filterable. The name column is clickable, which then loads the webapp's version of an ...
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Sort by a value not shown in the table

I am working on an application that will run on phones and tablets. The application can be used for attendance management and for viewing hours the user wrote previously. Here is the view for this ...
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Ways to display both string and boolean on page

I have an unusual question regarding how displayed data should look as opposed to how to code the solution. I really don't know where to ask this. I have a table that contains settings for a web ...
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Best way to place table specific functions [closed]

I am looking for the most intuitive location for table specific functions. In our webapplication, which is available on all devices, we display large amount of data in tables. The columns of these ...
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Internet Plans table - Differentiate by speed Units

I have this administrator section in my online Internet Service Provider management system where he can insert new Internet plans, edit and visualize existing ones. Here is a simple example using ...
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Compact Tableview

I'm currently working on a web application that includes a kind of table where each row can be expanded and collapsed, respectively. I added the picture below that you can see what I mean: Now all ...
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Fling cells in table view

I'm currently working on a concept that allows user to "fling" table view cells in the reordering process (you can watch my short demo here). I have broad experience with iOS apps but haven't seen ...
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Indicating that text was user-modified

My application includes a simple table/grid view, that is initally populated with money values by an automated calculation. Users will usually just take the values as they are, but they have the ...
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Better place to put the edit button on table

I'm struggling with a decision here.. What is the best place (and why) to put the edit button on a table if the edit mode will act only in partial content of that row?
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Make the user decide number of rows/columns beforehand or give the user an excel like sheet?

I am making a table for the user to fill out the information. My question is what approach to use; is it best practice to make the user chose the number of rows and columns beforehand, like so : or ...