Tag Info

New answers tagged

0

I know this is an old topic, but just found an article on searching vs. browsing by Bruce Tognazzini of the Neilson Norman Group. http://www.asktog.com/columns/085BrowseVsSearch.html He comments: "While every engineer may find Search easy and efficient, that is not the experience of most people under many conditions" His research seems to indicate that ...


2

In your case some kind of placeholder will do just fine! Try using "n/a" or an m-dash "—" where appropriate. In more complex layouts, where plenty of fields might be missing, you can adjust the length of the entry to hide missing fields together with their captions.


1

The grid sounds like the safest thing to do. What you have there is quite fine and I have seen it in a lot of applications, so I won't give you suggestions for that. I will instead provide you with some more daring alternatives that cross into the realm of data visualization. The data you have there involves factories, products and resources. I don't know ...


2

I have seen both implementations and I am all for the second option. The reason is simply because it provides a better spatial mapping between the filter definition and the data it is applied on. One major problem of filtered grids is that the active filters are not obvious enough. Make sure you convey to the user that the data is filtered. Another ...


0

I think: In systems where forms or data grids are used by Account Managers or data entry personnel, Inline Edit is very useful. Opening a Modal or a an expanded view creates multiple clicks for the user and is considered time consuming. When the same information is presented to the End user, a view or modal may be the right thing to do. Also it totally ...



Top 50 recent answers are included