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When hovering over a charts, which arrow alignment works best

I'm designing the hover states for 2 charts, a bar chart and a line chart. Maybe I'm over thinking, but for both these charts I find there is an arrow alignment that would work better based on the ...
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What's the most intuitive control to sort a bar chart?

I'm designing a feature that includes a bar chart which needs to be sorted in a few different of ways. I'm exploring a few options on what's the most intuitive way to achieve this. A. Tabs B. Combo ...
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What's an intuitive way to reset drill down charts to their default state?

I'm building a drill-down chart flow that has two graphs that work together On the left, the bar graph has a list of locations and their temperatures. On the right, there's a temperature timeline of ...
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Showing a large amount of trend-lines on a single graph

I'm designing a dashboard which has a graph showing the humidity notification trends across multiple locations over a selected timeline. The challenge I'm facing is that there's 70-100 locations that ...
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How would you design a three stage bar chart drill down?

I'm designing a drill-down chart for management to analyze heat trends that are impacting their staff across multiple factories. The images show the intended flow in which they would be using the ...
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How to show a large amount of values in a vertical bar chart

Designing a dashboard that includes a section with 70-80 temperature readings sorted from high to low. given the limited space in the screen, i can only a show a limited amount of them. My question is,...
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How to represent chats and groups if there are only two users possible?

Hello Happy new year everyone! I am working on an app where a parent can monitor and chat with his kids using this app. Current design is like this : Kid's profile is shown , and on swipe left you ...
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Display zero height bar in chart

We have a web application displaying some values on a bar chart (values shown are difference values: our product's performance vs all other products' performance). Time to time value to be displayed ...
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Representing multi layered data in dashboard

I am working on a new component for a B2B dashboard, and I am at an impasse trying to come up with an intuitive way to show this data, and would really appreciate your fresh perspectives. We have ...
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Accessibility for charts

We have several charts of different types across our application (donut, bar, line) that have their data fed in through APIs based on user selection (and therefore I have no control over the amount of ...
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How to avoid performance issues in user-customizable dashboards by limiting in some way the amount of information being displayed

I work for a Product that allows users to create customs dashboards. They have the possibility to create 1-25 custom charts and the available chart types are indicators, columns, bars, area, pie, and ...
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Chart points are getting hidden by other points

Users can build charts in our app, and there's a problem: the points can overlap and sometimes they hide each other. I'd like to find a way to: At least make sure user understands there is more than ...
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How to concisely represent a set of statistics on a dashboard?

I'm designing a dashboard for a web app representing statistics related to a quiz/test. I'm using visual aids like charts, icons and other cards displaying a small piece of information. Each such card ...
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Displaying overlapping user data reflecting the status of an inventory in a horizontal stacked bar chart

I have an app in which users can track items. The app will flag when there are issues with items: Warnings (orange UI colour) Low stock Expiring this month Problems (red UI colour) Out of stock ...
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Error type chart with simultaneous errors

1. What is an error type chart? Our monitoring system measures the parameters of telecommunications services at regular intervals, and based on the measured parameter values, automatically decides if ...
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Overlapping div in left side when turning off the collapse on the left sidebar [closed]

I built a dashboard that contains sidebar with collapse. When I try to put chartjs and make it display:grid, it turns out it is overlapping the right side when turning of the collapse. Here is my html ...
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Examples of two/multiple facet scoring?

Working on an interesting scenario - we need to communicate a "score" that has two facets: A percentage based score that has a threshold that must be met to pass (90%) Specific items that ...
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Bar charts in multiple colors for different type of information

I'm working on a dashboard and have to make a design decision. Is that okay to use different bar chart colors for a different type of information on the same dashboard or I should use the same color ...
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Best way to present multiple types of data in a cluster bar chart?

This company has two different customer types and they all have two different kind of contracts. The aim here was to show all the contract prices in the same chart. As you can see I tried to map ...
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How do you compare two trends on the same chart when one metric higher = positive, second metric higher = negative?

So we have two metrics that could potentially go on the same chart because they are semi-related and the user will want to compare them. However, when the first metric has a higher percentage, it is ...
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Line chart - do you add a legend to one variable data visualisation?

I started to consider what's the best practice for one-variable data visualization? Shall the legend be included in this case or not? What's important the component headliner indicates what's data ...
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What level of compliance does a chart with patterns have in WCAG 2.1?

The following is an example of a chart using patterns. When a chart uses patterns (instead of plain colors) to separate sections, in which category of WCAG levels does it fall – A, AA or AAA?
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How should I visualize the average of two bars in a bar chart?

I am presenting results from an experiment in an academic publication. Here is what the figure currently looks like: The gray bars are the averages of the red and the blue bars. Goals I want to show ...
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data visualization - how to visualize the lack of data for certain amount of time

Currently, I'm redesigning the line chart. Sometimes for the chosen time period, the user might lack data. I need to visualize it. Someone has any experience what would be the best solution? is it ...
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Expand/Collapse clue on a chart

I am currently working on an org chart with collapse/expand capability. In case it matters, the original code is from d3/visx. To improve user experience, I want to include a clue that a node can be ...
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Information on Duration or Start/End Time

My question has split my team in the middle, so I'm here for more opinions. We have this Gantt Chart where you can extend/shrink tasks by hovering then dragging them from start/end. When this ...
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Dashboard charts where in some higher is better, others lower is better, and in yet others the values should fall between a range

As the title says, how are people approaching having multiple charts in a dashboard, where in some higher is better vs lower is better vs fits in range? All of these charts would have multiple values....
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Is it okay to use different thickness in a line graph?

Can we use different line thicknesses in a line chart to make a line prominent and easier to catch? The goal is to make one of the lines stand out from the rest (say average traffic). This chart may ...
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How can I improve the legend in this line chart with value, norm and prediction?

I'm currently reworking some existing graphs which are shown on a webpage for a B2B tool. These graphs are showing the current state of what's happening in the life cycle of an animal, along with the ...
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How to display a chart which has larger dataset in a dashboard widget?

I have a dashboard which display different charts as equal sized widgets.The issue with my current UI is when there is more data labels and data sets the charts looks compressed. Is there a better ...
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Developing good UX for handling configurations of multiple objects

I am developing a dashboarding system that lets users drag and drop charts of interest. Some of our users may want to have 4-7 charts on a given page. For each chart, there are certain parameters that ...
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How to visualize complex data on the same bar chart for short and wide timelines

I'm designing a dashboard that visualises AWS cost details on a bar graph. Below is a weekly view and all seems fine. However there's also a need to show the data across a boarder timeline, like ...
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What is the name for a plot that shows data at each X,Y coordinate

I'm creating some new plotting infrastructure and I can't figure out what this type of plot should be called. It's a pretty basic plot where you have an Cartesian X-Y grid and each grid cell ...
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Display large chart inside a card in a Dashboard

I'm going to design a Dashboard, I know how to show the information but my client said to me that a cohort chart is going to have a lot of information. I wonder if it's ok to add to the card that ...
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How to display hourly averaged time data on a line chart?

Assume that I have data collected every minute. If I want to display that data on a line chart with data averaged to every hour. Is it assumed that a label on the horizontal axis is the measurement ...
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How did they design this ? How should my data look like? [closed]

How did they design this ? How should my data look like? Can excel count so many variables ?
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How to design a chart that has an x-axis with a fixed range that is longer than the selected range?

I'm designing a web-based analytics dashboard that contains a chart in which the x-axis represents the days of a campaign, and it always shows 31 days. However, the duration of a campaign varies; it ...
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emphasize clickable areas in a data visualization

I want to show a stacked bar chart (single bar) that only one part of it (the dark green one that has 15%) is clickable, when clicked this section will drill down. see examples below: stacked bar ...
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What is this line referred as in a chart?

Is this called an anchor line? How is this supposed to be called?
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Any alternatives for a responsive process flow diagram suitable for mobile

Hi I am looking for alternatives for this process diagram. You should be able to click on each of the sections (interactive), which results in the box opening up with further explanation I will be ...
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What kind of chart is this?

This is not a donut chart.. not showing distribution here. These are different attributes contributing to the total score (in the middle) Another example: The thickness of the wedge is proportionate ...
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Background for black and white chart

I have a plot where I stack the color white and black as values by month. I would use white as background color but the data is black and white as the color is. I'm using blue which I don't like. Any ...
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Displaying placeholder / skeleton screen for a (large) graph

I'm creating a dashboard that retrieves a significant amount of data from an API before displaying some charts and metrics. I have read that skeleton screens are perceived as being shorter in ...
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How to present cyclic data?

I need to present data across the 24 hours of a day (the daily evolution of the value of a variable). The typical way to display this is a chart (bar, spline, ...) which starts at "00:00" and ends at "...
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Highlight individual datapoints in histogram bin

I have a graph showing the load time distribution for websites within an industry. The x-axis is showing the load time buckets (<1 s, 1-2 s, 2-3 s, 4-5 s and so on) and the y-axis is showing number ...
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Navigating two charts on one screen

I want to display two charts on one page and have similar chart navigation and examination experience as iOS Apple Health app does. The issue is that Apple Heath has only one chart on the page but ...
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How to display week numbers on a chart's axis

I have time series data visualized on a line chart and want to format the x-axis accordingly. I wonder what format to choose in English if the data is aggregated by week. In German I would use "...
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Graph with overlapping labels

I have a web app that builds and displays a bar chart based on dollar amounts. A typical graph looks something like this: As you can see, the layers at the bottom of the graph have dollar amounts ...
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How to display multiple progress locations?

My scenario is this: I'm reporting on how many points a player has earned in a game, along with other relevant info, like how many points the player had as a goal, and how many points the average ...
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Which graph or chart to use for conversion

Which chart or graph should I use to represent this data? # of emails sent (100) # of responses to emails (30) Of those responses (30), the # of people who took action (10) I am being asked to show ...
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