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I am taking the liberty of assuming column text is something related / in context to the content on the page. This brings to mind many news websites and how they handle content. Here are a couple of websites. New York Times and NDTV respectively. They provide a clean header area for title. It gives central attention to the primary content on the page. ...


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Depends on the relation between the title and the columns, I'd say. If your title also covers the second column, then the visual hierarchy should reflect that, i.e., you should follow (2). If the title is not related to the second column, approach (1) is right. As an example, if the title says "Search Results for XYZ", and the second column contains ...


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Spider graphs – radar graphs – are useful to show players statistics better than bars. The best is when they are used for data comparison, because you can visualize the shape of a player. The only problem I see, is that usually for a player you have different data to show with different units measures. In this case the data should be normalized in order to ...


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To me the design reports more on losses than the final result while as I user I am "building the correct record". Maybe if you make the final user and its data the most important on the page it could help. Random thoughts about how: making the updated card visually more important than the deleted one (Some green to updated and some gray to deleted?) ...


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I would reduce the information and show the user a window per attribute, but only attributes, where the value will change: When the user clicks on 'Discard' or 'Apply Changes' the next attribute will be shown until all attributes are merged. Update: If you do not want to use one window per attribute, I want to suggest you to list all changes and work ...


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Let me offer an alternative way to think about the problem. The first thing I can think of to simplify the problem is to only show what's required. So just think about the different possible starting points for the task, and these will be the 'root' nodes. The second thing is that even though the underlying structure is a binary tree, for the user each step ...


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It's very difficult for an icon to convey more than 2 axes of information For example, you can use different shapes to denote what kind of animal, and different colors to denote how aggressive the animal is. Trying to add more dimensions to an icon is overloading it, and users will have a very hard time decoding the icon. That is why games usually ...


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There is a personal finance website, Buxfer. It has an IOU component. There is a basic implementation of what you require. There are multiple people, sharing and expense. If we need to split it unevenly, it provides a simple UI with text boxes to provide the different amounts. It starts with equal split and as you make changes the yet untouched fields ...


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One simple technique is to calculate percentages of slider values relative to sum of slider values and then reassign the slider values to respective calculated percentages. this way slider values will be readjusted e.g slider1.value = (slider1.value / sumOfSliderValues) * 100 ; slider2.value = (slider2.value / sumOfSliderValues) * 100 ; slider3.value = ...


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Use the chart to tell a story, without a story the chart just shows the data that’s already in the table, but then in a less readable way. I can only make a guess what that story should be, but I assume that it is about telling the difference between the total of emails that were attempted to be sent, the amount of sent/received emails and the ones that got ...


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Stacked bar charts might also work, especially if you want to visually compare multiple campaigns. But I agree that the labels/values shown in your pie chart might not be helpful to the end users. Some people might consider a bounce a failure. Clarification on the data set will help you determine which chart type is most appropriate.


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It seems like you're missing data about what users want to see. Rough guess of what it might be and thing to approach target group with for further feedback and insights of their needs: Some comparsion of recipient groups sizes. Anyhow. Just a number could be enough. See a pie chart for recipients (100%). This would display successfully sent emails (80%) ...


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There are alternative ways to show the same table. Furthermore if you are looking for graphs, this is how Android does it. You could get inspiration from it, and augment it with data recorded in domestic, international or from different devices etc using colors and annotations on the same graph. You can search for area graphs having multiple data feeds. ...


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In a report and ebook published by ustwo, the authors argue that traditional dial-based instrument clusters are feature-rich but context-poor in that all information is displayed at all times. For example, the speed and rev dials are displayed even when the car is stationary. Instead, they propose that showing only the most appropriate information to a ...


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If you really, really, really have to use a tree view with hundreds of nodes, then it needs to be just that: a very basic tree view and absolutely nothing more. Sometimes this situation is unavoidable. A tree view is often used for expert users who want to be able to navigate a complex hierarchy quickly, without waiting for page reloads. In this ...


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There is a lot of research on this topic. 1. Overview Here's an excellent review from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute on the performance of different gauge designs, including linear, radial, and others: http://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/handle/2027.42/793/78868.0001.001.pdf?sequence=2 It covers a broad range of gauge ...


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I may not solve your problem with the following approach, but I am fairly certain that the current implementation is overwhelming to the user. It adds a lot of performance issues. It is also hard to comprehend if I want to have a look at more data in one go. Let us start with 80:20 rule. When I design something, I generally make sure that my solutions ...


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I am working on a redesign of a web app which uses Boolean and the image below shows how it is currently being done. The user can delete the brackets where needed or add them back in. I am struggling to find a better way to do this so may end up keeping this part which users seem to be using quite well.


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I know you said you've used Color Brewer before, but you might also consider downloading Color Oracle. It's a program that was developed by Bernhard Jenny and Nathaniel Vaughn Kelso, both of whom are rockstars in the Cartography world. The program is designed to show you how a colorblind person would see your plots. So if you determine the best color ...


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Cynthia Brewer has done a great deal of work in color arrangements, namely for cartography, which can take color blindness into consideration. She has a website which allows you to select from several parameters, including color blindness, to create a limited set of colors for multiple situations: ColorBrewer. The color selection is put in the context of ...


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Nice question. Design priorities can help a lot here. Let's say your priorities are (descending order): Communicate the chart lines clearly Make it color-blind friendly Avoid using boring color palettes Here's how I might design for these priorities (you'll have to pick your own way): #1: Use solid, bold, colorful lines for the data, fade the axes ...



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