a way of displaying a list of events in chronological order

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Is a timeline a form of sorting?

I am working on the design of a page that is supposed to provide call center employees with the means to view transaction history. There are 8-9 variables in play, I have tackled this by allowing ...
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How long for a visual design? [closed]

How long would it take you to do a visual design mockup of a dashboard (one-page) in say photoshop? This does not include any research related to it. Would you spend one day or more like a week? I ...
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How best to show server availability over a 24 hour period?

I have a customer who asked me to provide a "Server Availability" chart for the last 24 hours that looks like this one: Y represents hours (0 - 23); X represents minutes (0 - 59) In this example you ...
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How to clear selection which may fully cover the control's area?

Background: A picture is worth a thousand words: Well, but now that thousand words... What you can see on the above image is the time line control I'm working on. There is a line graph with some ...
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How to display a timeline?

My question seems easy but I have to display a time line in a small area due to layout constraint. And I have to write some "actions" to do throughout the line (1 to 4 words). Sometimes I have two ...
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What is the fastest way a user can bulk update a set of dates?

I have a little web app that basically shows a roadmap of projects. Think your typical timeline view like this: Each project has a date. Right now if you want to change the date of a project you ...
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Dealing with clutter on user profile activity feeds

The below image represents a sample activity feed from a taxi booking mobile app that I'm working on. I've looked at several timeline examples on Pttrns website and came up with the following ...
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Infinite horizontal scrolling in a timeline

It's known that infinite scrolling may be harmful for the usability and that sometimes it's better to set an end and provide a button to show more content. My question is, in a web application ...
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1-column vs n-column timelines / news feeds

Facebook's news feed employs a 1-column layout, whereas Google+ employs multi-columns, depending on the width of the browser. (It appears it's between 1-3 columns). Pinterest have many. Are there ...
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When should a timeline go from top to bottom?

Some timelines are developed from top to bottom, where the oldest element is on top, and the newest is added at the bottom. The examples include forums and message boards, chats, event logs and also ...
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Tracking Shipment Progress

I am currently in the process of designing an application where customers can log on and see a list of all of their existing orders and view where the current transit progress is. Just like FedEx or ...
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How to change the sections on the timeline player, relative to the length of the video?

For example we have video player with width 600px and video file with length 1min. On what time range I need to divide video player timeline? Maybe there some formula? For example | | ...
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Using a Timeline in a Responsive Design?

I might already know the answer to this but would like some feedback / opinions on this. I am currently putting together a responsive design that will use a linear horizontal timeline. This works ...
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How to visualize a flowchart for the channels?

I'm trying to create a flowchart diagram. It includes the following data: Time with interval of 30 minutes A group of data for each time interval Data flow inside to this group Data flow outside ...
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How to display a family tree in a horizontal timeline

I am having a hard time to configure a proper way to display a family tree in a horizontal timeline. Most of family trees do not represent events based on time points, but in my case I will have to ...
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scrolling gantt experience

I've got a webpage with a fairly small window containing a Gantt chart timeline. As to not completely overload the user with all the items in the Gantt, it only shows the four items most relevant to ...
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Displaying overlapping events in a scalable timeline

In addition to a changelog-style data display tool, I am adding a timeline that visualizes when these changes happened. The timeline should be infinitely variable, with the possibility of zooming in ...
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What control flow can replace vertical (or horizontal) scrolling lists?

Assume a list (timeline) like you have in a mobile app like Path, Google+ or Facebook. The list is heterogeneous, the list items may be photos links (expanded snippets) texts (status updates) and ...
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Good UI for switching between timelines of different scales [closed]

Looking for some examples of gestural interaction designs for switching quickly between different time horizons – e.g. day, week, month, year, multiple years
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Natural UI: Best way to show a time range and interact with it

I have a time range filter (for a web app, desktop and mobile) that looks like this: In this case, time is not relative to the user in terms of number of days (7 days ago), but it respects the ...
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Dynamic Timeline with Graph [closed]

I like Yahoo Finance Stock Chart, and the way you can filter by a date range: I have a database of news headlines, and I'd like to replace our date filter, especially for the tag cloud, with some ...
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What's the best way to represent a timeline graphic

I am trying to represent the following server downtime: (I have couple of more combinations, I have removed for brevity) Server A : 4:00 - 4:30 AM Server B : 5:30 - 6:00 AM Server C : 6:00 - 6:30 ...
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How to best represent scheduling information for a manufacturing dashboard

I'm working on the design of a manufacturing dashboard to track the status of various "jobs" as they make their way through various manufacturing processes. I'm trying to develop a creative way of ...
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Representing the presence of short events in a long timeline

I am designing an interactive timeline that shows the durations of events visually categorized into a small set (<8 categories). This timeline is very long compared to the length of events: events ...
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What is wrong with putting price timeline in e-commerce sites?

Why don't e-commerce sites, e.g. amazon, include price timeline charts for their products so that users will be persuaded on the discounts? Does it incur any culprits for usability or even for sales? ...
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What are examples of complex digital interfaces? [closed]

This is a call for inspiration, as I don't seem to find any beautiful web-based UI that deals with complex actions and visualizations out there on the web. I'm designing a (web-based) digital ...
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Examples of magnification/zoom to see details [closed]

I'm looking for examples of interfaces where the user is shown part of the UI enlarged or magnified so they can perform a detailed task. One example would be the magnified text on an iPhone when ...
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Any examples or suggestions for working with timelines [closed]

I'm going to be writing an application that needs to handle linear work flows. For simplicity, there are two types of entries: Events: A trigger condition that allows you to move forward. It may ...