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Way to fit a more than 20 columns wide table in PDF?

I have a table with more than 20 columns. This table is displayed with scrolling on a website. I have to scale these columns for a PDF export. Is there a UI pattern that helps fitting these columns ...
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Table column as fixed

I am building a data table where one of the requirements is: As a user, I want to set a column as fixed As in the following example, from https://uxdesign.cc/design-better-data-tables-4ecc99d23356 ...
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Design principles: Lean data vs. bloated data

I've been tasked with designing tables to store civil infrastructure asset data. Users have asked for a multitude of fields in the tables. For instance, they've asked for 50+ fields in a roads table. ...
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Two columns content switcher

There is a docked panel with two columns. I need to give users possibility to choose what content will be visible in which column. There will be probably 7-8 different content types. My first thought ...
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Custom column view - toggle switch + switch button

It was quite hard to title this issue - We are giving customers a possibility to customize their table view. They can decide, which fields will be visible as columns in table and which will appear in ...
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UI For Selecting Column Width

I'm creating an application that builds a form using simple UI options (a la Cognito or Wufoo). My current issue is that I'm trying to think of a way to display an option to define the width of the ...
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Is there a standard/preferred layout for displaying accounting/book keeping information?

Within a windows (WPF) application (or in general), is there a preferred layout for columns for accounting type processes. e.g. Do debits or credits come first? Do totals sit above or below the ...
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What to do with too many columns in a table?

What if you have too many columns in a table? Possible solutions: Horizontal scroll bar Re-sizable columns Table settings to filter out some columns What is good/bad practice? Is there any other, ...
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How to handle empty cells in table?

I have a table where some cells in one column might be empty. Some items in the table have the status Failed and some have the status Successful. For example, there is a column named "error code", but ...
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Better place to put the edit button on table

I'm struggling with a decision here.. What is the best place (and why) to put the edit button on a table if the edit mode will act only in partial content of that row?
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Database ID auto Increment

I'm building a CMS Admin Panel to show Data. I'm considering the ID column. Which one is more compatible for user? The Pretty Auto Increment Neat Number but hardly refer the ID for searching # ...
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Cards: single column or multiple columns

I'm working a card-based UI concept which allows grouping. As an example I look at a person and see his tasks and documents (and there could be many more categories): So far so good. Now if I only ...
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Multiple icons/indicators on a table row

I am creating a table that lists all of the people in a group (75-125 people). I need to flag certain people with key roles in this group so they can be identified at a glance. There could be up to 10 ...
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Best way to display two call to actions in a single column

Currently the users can "print codes" for the entire group or "invite individuals" by email. Can you imagine a better solution to make it more clear that both options are available without ...
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Is there a better way to show 3 states within a list of items

Info: There is space and capacity for one single column of names. The names need space to have emails input. These names can be in one of three states- invite not sent, pending, and invited. Here is ...
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Chronological table : title column on the left or right?

I am working on a chronological table which display the measures taken for each day. The most valuable information is commonly the latest one so it has to be displayed near to the label. But if the ...