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I'm expanding my app's capabilities from this:

Current design for simple numeric result

...to displaying all the rules that were applied, results for each rule, rule description, and link to more info.

I'd really appreciate pointers to apps which solve this kind of detail/detail display well. Here is how a couple of other apps solve this problem. I feel like there can be better ways to do it:

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Edit: here's an interesting solution on duolingo.com:

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  • The image above the following quote does not relate to the words: "...to displaying all the rules that were applied, results for each rule, rule description, and link to more info." There are no visible rules, no visible application of them, no results for each rule, and and no rule descriptions. Nor a link. I'm completely uncertain what you're attempting to do. – Confused Apr 1 '16 at 17:54
  • I was going to suggest something similar to the duolingo solution: a table that allows the user to sort the applied rules into various orders such as by name, by last run, by severity of condition/urgency of fix, etc. – Andrew Martin Oct 18 '16 at 7:59
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This seems to be a question that requires a combination of understanding the data and information architecture for the best user experience when presenting complex or layered information to users.

In terms of data presentation, you want to achieve a balance between visual harmony (i.e. present similar types of data and information in a similar way) so that there consistency and alignment of the data.

In terms of information architecture, you want to achieve the best logic for showing relationships between the different rules (e.g. weighting, importance, rank, etc.) so that the user can immediately see the most important items and be able to drill down into more detail if required.

Some of the examples shown here don't really address both aspects equally, so you should consider taking the best features and working them into your final solution.

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