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Best way to display more table columns than I have room for? [duplicate]

The web development office I work for is working on a fixed-width web site. On one page, we have a table inside of the fixed 960px space available. So far, this table has worked out great for us, but ...
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When is horizontal-scrolling ok? [duplicate]

Here's a picture of my site: Now, ignoring the "erased" stuff, is there any way I can make this interface be reasonable? It will never fit on the screen no matter what I do, even if I go to 2 lines ...
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How to deal with a very long Table List [duplicate]

I have here a very long table list and the client is telling me that all the data are important and they wanted to see it. Is there any way to make this a user friendly?
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How to Design a large columns table [duplicate]

I have a table in which i need to include 20-30 columns in every row with proper font-size and padding. The Problem is few columns of the table will go out of screen. Is there any alternate for design ...
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Nested data in a Grid or Table - how deep is too deep? [duplicate]

I’m reasonably sure we all have that love/hate relationships with grids or tables when it comes to nested data. Over the years I have grown intolerant of anything below one level down, and work ...
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Long Table Data [duplicate]

I want to show this long data in more compact way with best experience preferably without scrolling, is there any good idea?
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Convert Excel Sheet to Web Page + Horizonal Scrolling [duplicate]

I have a Excel Sheet that I am trying to translate over to web page. The issue I am running into is that if I have a lot of columns that causes horizontal scrolling. I could also have 100+ rows that ...
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What is the best design for a table that contains many columns? [duplicate]

I designed a table to display a set of data, some take up a lot of space, and the table contains many columns .. Because of that I had no space to display the rest of the columns
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How to show the user the possibility to sort a column with space problems

I am working with a big table with 20 columns and a lot of information. I know that the most common way to indicate that a column is sortable is by adding a little arrow at the right or left of the ...
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How do you conquer the challenge of designing for large screen real-estate?

This question is a bit more subjective, but I'm hoping to get some new perspective. I'm so used to designing for certain screen size (typically 1024x768) that I find that size to not be a problem. ...
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In a grid, how to display long column headers

When displaying data in a grid (each row contains a record, each column a different record field), vertical space need is easily solved with scrolling or paging. We are usually sooner missing ...
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tables with lots of columns

I have a table that lists various attributes of an individuals personal development plan; objective, time to complete objective, comments etc. The table is editable so the user can directly add ...
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How to best display a lot of information or data on a single webpage?

Are there any "rules" or recommendations in UX Design for displaying a lot of data on a webpage? Or how to select the most needed information to display data?
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UI Patterns for tables with many columns

I have a table with many columns,this table displays without scroll only on 21 inch and larger monitors. If there is a ui pattern for tables with many columns?
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Best way of showing data with many columns? [duplicate]

We have a website where we showcase statistics of various reports of students. There is one report for which there are many columns i.e. 13 in total and every column is important to show. However it ...
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3 answers
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Indented row headers

We have a screen layout where we have several columns to display. The problem is - you guessed it - real estate - to be able to fit all columns. This is for desktop, tablet and mobile screens. One of ...
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2 answers
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How to efficiently manage big size tables?

Introduction In an administration web application, I have to show some big tables having many columns. It doesn't have to work on anything but desktop (or maybe tablet) with a screen of at least ...
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How to design a table with a lot of rows and columns?

in my project im facing a problem regarding a possibly huge table. As background information: Im working on a duty scheduling application. There are different workplaces (for example: kitchen, garden, ...
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