Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [data]

Numerical or other information represented in a form suitable for processing by computer.

0
votes
3answers
61 views

Appropriate UI pattern for Expandable List Item in Data table?

I'm currently looking to find a solution for expanding a list item in a data table to display more information. One of the best solutions I've found thus far is done on reddit (see screenshot). Any ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Suggestions for storage with version control

thanks in advance for advice. Our company is separating from our parent company and we're in a position to choose a new data storage solution. I'd love any advice. Here are the features we are looking ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Transitioning line chart has unsettling overlap effect as x-axis expands

I am building a line chart which I would like to transition when a new dataset comes in from an API. Not only will the values (y-axis) change, but also the date range (x-axis) which is being viewed. ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

Recommendations on complex optional fields

I have a unit conversion calculator (responsive web), and would like to add the optional ability to convert from weight to volume. Doing so requires the density of the substance, which I am deriving ...
1
vote
0answers
56 views

What does Chance of Rain mean?

I am using the DarkSky API to get the local weather forecast. Here are some different statistics for the probability of rain: They say the chance of rain today is 85%. The average probability of ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Design Options for Weighted Directed Graphs

My question in brief: what are some reasonable design options for displaying data in weighted, directed, cyclical graphs? The longer version: I have some data that details shipments of goods from one ...
3
votes
1answer
124 views

Better UX practice for data filter

I'm actually working with a redesign of a desktop application. And one of my challenges are to design a filter system from a table based screen. This is the actually design proposal from the designer ...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

Do you get differentiated data from Google Optimize A/B test with multiple user targeting variables?

If you target test variations for your users with Google Optimize will you get differentiated values for those variations such as mobile, tablet, location and so on in one single A/B test, or we just ...
0
votes
2answers
71 views

Images in Email Campaigns

Overview: I am building a UX report on best practices for creating emails for marketing campaigns. One recommendation I am providing is to build your designs without images and then add them after ...
-1
votes
2answers
63 views

How to apply add/save from modal window

I've got a web application where I want to be able to add qualifications to a user. When I open the Edit Employee form there is an Add button and a Delete button. When clicking on the Add button, a ...
4
votes
2answers
92 views

Ways to indicate a series is selected on a line chart

I have a program that displays a dense collection of line series. I can select series from a tree view to the left of the chart. My issue is I need an elegant way to show the user which line series ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Data layout for a contract

I have visualised a contract. And previously there were less data, so it was like this: It was pretty nice, but then we added some more data, and my boss said to regroup it logically (left and right),...
3
votes
5answers
443 views

What is the name of this dashboard UI element?

I've seen many dashboards or statistics pages/screens to have some kind of "dashboard header" in which larger text or graphics are present. They are designed to give an overview of important ...
3
votes
3answers
79 views

How to eliminate a repeating tree hierarchy for the types that share the same structure?

Below there is a modal where I have three categories that contain the same tree structure. Is there a way I can consolidate or simplify these three structures into one or maybe restructure this in a ...
0
votes
2answers
88 views

In-line editing, display at the top or the bottom of a list?

I'm working with a nested list view. In order to add data to the list, the user initially sees an "add" button. Clicking this add button prompts a search bar where the user can then search for the ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

How to visually configure dependency between data

I need to set the relationship between two sets of data. The sets can be big, with hundreds of records. After some research, I found that some applications use a dependency matrix, like in this ...
2
votes
1answer
104 views

How to display units of measurement as words

Due to some technical oddities, I'm unable to display 5'9". My first thought was to show 5 foot 9 inches but this feels far too long and requires a lot more reading then I'd like. Would the user ...
3
votes
2answers
168 views

How to display huge sum of hours

I have a table which sums up worked hours for each project. When the ammount of hours is huge, has still sense use hh:mm format, or decimal format could be more clear? Reading, for example 7650:30, ...
2
votes
2answers
84 views

Different People Coding Data - Does that Invalidate the Results?

I have an intern who helps me code data and metrics I'm measuring from Qualitative Usability Testing sessions. However, we have a deadline and she has been out of the office more than I'd like or ...
1
vote
2answers
48 views

In a Diagnostics Report, should we prioritize data we think the user should care about more?

I am currently working on a diagnostics report that will output a green string of text if the test passed and a red string of text if it failed. However, the user is only ever going to be running ...
0
votes
2answers
50 views

How do I represent the direction (ascending or descending) for setting a range?

I have a range (numbers) to be set. In most cases a lower value is better, however in some cases a higher value is better. How do I represent the same in my UI? To set up the range I just have two ...
3
votes
1answer
85 views

UI based on individual data / dynamic / generative

I am looking for examples where the UI is designed based on the individual user data. Not just a customizable profile page, more automated individual color palette / layout / typography / ??? ...
5
votes
1answer
171 views

Complex filtering

I have a data table that needs complex filtering. It is that kind of interrogation that needs "GROUP BY any-of-the-column" "WHERE any-of-the-column = value" "SORT BY any-of-the-column". I know ...
1
vote
1answer
167 views

Best way to display data on a B2C website?

Running a real estate, consumer facing website and trying to present real estate data on both macro and micro level. Currently, engagement is low. Considering adding side by side bulletin points to ...
1
vote
2answers
66 views

How can I tailor my error message when there is packet loss?

I am building a mobile app. Internet connection is often an issue. If the user's phone does not have an Internet connection I just display a message saying 'No Internet Connection'. I have a ...
1
vote
1answer
116 views

Time Series with Multiple Attributes for Each Year

We need to represent a time series of data. The problem is each item has multiple attributes that go along the time series. In essence, it's something like this - a long time series for 100+ items. ...
1
vote
2answers
432 views

User needs to paste clipboard data into website with CTRL+V, but the data they paste will not be shown to them. How can I make this intuitive?

I am changing a form where we have users paste some data from clipboard (copied from excel) and fill out a few metadata fields about the data. Previously in the design we were able to have a button ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

Comparison of data tables

What is an effective pattern to allow users to compare two or more data tables with multiple (i.e 4) columns in each table? For example, we have a table with 4 rows and 4 columns for geographic ...
1
vote
0answers
99 views

Large data migration workflow

Can anyone suggest the best way to represent this workflow for managing a large data migration which requires a manual FTP stage on the customer end? I am thinking a wizard to take us up to the FTP ...
1
vote
1answer
124 views

Best choice for data with multiple variables?

I am tasked with creating an interactive visualization of tasks, where the visualization needs to show: - task importance - task progress - task state (active, completed) - task relationship (tasks ...
1
vote
3answers
125 views

Displaying course data with 90+ values

Description: Hello, web developer here! I have been tasked to show scores for a online course that people have purchased. So I built a line graph that went up and down based on the score (naturally). ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Most readable way to display key value pairs

I am designing an app which has lots of data on any given screen, I've search Google and UX stack exchange and can't seem to find anything (perhaps I'm phrasing my search term wrong). Is there any ...
7
votes
7answers
789 views

How to encourage the use of actual content (instead of lorem ipsum) in design?

Without getting into the debate about whether lorem ipsum is useful for not in design, this question is about how to discourage people from using irrelevant text in design because when actual and ...
0
votes
2answers
89 views

Should I Let User Know Why I Need The Data

I need user's user name, but not his password. Should I tell him why I use it I will not want their password, and if yes, should it be a modal or popover?
0
votes
1answer
87 views

Task progress as factor of user completed steps

The use case here is quite simple: The user has a list of tasks (first image) Each task has a set of steps (second image - opened in a "drawer" of sorts) In order for a task to be completed, the user ...
0
votes
2answers
83 views

How to Indicate Information cannot be Viewed?

I have a system where we show customer name in a list, but for certain items, the customer name needs to be confidential. Right now our system displays name hidden. We are thinking of doing something ...
3
votes
1answer
82 views

Interface to pair up dozens of users with resources

We have a web application which connects users with certain resources. The way it works currently is that we have a csv file like this: resource_id_x, user_id_1 resource_id_y, user_id_2 ...
1
vote
1answer
98 views

How do I use a do a data-entry dialog within a complex dialog

I have a question regarding UX design for an enterprise / content management system, about the best way to display nested functions without losing sight of the earlier levels. The context is this: ...
1
vote
2answers
84 views

Navigate from monthly to daily view in a dashboard

I need to provide users a way to view data on a dashboard on a monthly basis or daily basis. It should be possible to navigate back and forth from daily to monthly view. The users should also be ...
3
votes
2answers
93 views

Categorise individual cells in data table

I'm working on a data product, and there is a requirement to categorise individual cells. This is currently achieved by changing the colour of the text within that cell, for example, black = real ...
1
vote
2answers
106 views

Trying to design an appropriate UI for holding 4,000 plus records

I'm new to UI design so basically I'm trying to make a simple application that displays the current population of a species and it's trend of going up or down from the previous year. The trouble I'm ...
1
vote
3answers
415 views

Create new rows for Datagrids

Context I am a designer for an enterprise software that deals with huge data grids. As input is a huge part of our software, I am looking for opinions on what is a good way to create new rows. ...
3
votes
3answers
3k views

What is the difference between a dashboard and a report?

The words 'dashboard' and 'report' are used extensively in data visualization applications such as Google Analytics. But what exactly are the defining characteristics of each? And how, precisely, do ...
3
votes
2answers
89 views

Should we always allow users to delete data even very crucial ones?

In an app, there are certain data that are crucial, for example, transactions or consultations that has a long history. Should a user be able to delete this record permanently and just provide a ...
0
votes
2answers
50 views

Disabling parts of application

I'm working on an application. In this application we've got a page and in this page there are 2 different areas. The top area is used to define information and has a radio select group where we ...
1
vote
3answers
104 views

Prioritize items in a large data grid on mobile devices

I have a data grid of around 100 items (images). I am using an algorithm to differentiate/prioritize some elements and the opposite for some other ones. I do that by giving values to these elements. ...
1
vote
1answer
187 views

Data table or li for mobile app

So I am having a hard time figuring out if I should use a data table or just list items for an mobile app I am making. The information is going to be accounts listed by name then have their year to ...
1
vote
4answers
187 views

What do you call that section in a CMS where you just add a data list?

In our CMS there are 3 main sections: Dashboard Section for adding data that will appear in the app (e.g. users, products, location, etc.) Tasks (e.g. approving comments, etc.) I'm not sure how to ...
1
vote
1answer
317 views

Filtering in Datatables

Currently, we are having issues with filters on our datagrids and the space they take in the screen. I think the way they are used right now they take a lot of space that's not needed. I would ...
0
votes
2answers
139 views

What to do with high amounts of results (data)

For a future implementation in our software we are facing the issue of large amounts of data. The main question in this situation is that how do we handle and display the data. because the data also ...