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Import file & Mapping data

I am working an "Import file" process. This process involves a mapping step and I'm trying to make it as easy as possible. I would like to avoid the horizontal scroll... Do you have any example from ...
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Designing trees out of lists?

On a web tool that I'm working on, I need to allow the user to navigate through a flat list of data and create a tree out of it. The user is a backend admin who is trained to use the tool. Example I ...
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How should I represent a tree structure?

Context I have data from a source that has categories and sub categories and in some cases, even sub-sub categories. Requirements The actions that can be performed on the tree elements are - ...
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Designing a data editor and mapper

I've been trying to figure out the best way to design a data mapping and editing tool. The problem is as follows: I have data from multiple sources that don't follow the same naming convention. For ...
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Animation of files moving from one folder to the other is what? [closed]

Consider the animation that appears when you drag and drop a bunch of files from one folder to another and you can see the files moving from the first folder to the second. Is that an example of any ...
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Mapping Pane Simplefication

I have a application in which user maps one table column to other table column . To do this I have developed a screen in html which initially shows two tables in two separate pane facing each other ...
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Mapping of column fields from CSV file with currently available fields

We have scenario where we want to:- upload CSV file -> then import data from it -> Map data with current fields I tried few designs:- 1) 2) But I am still not happy with my designs. As I dont feel ...
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Planning a table to form mapper [closed]

I have a html table which i am using to display data from a database. The table is paginated and i have a form that allows a user to edit the data on row click. I am wondering which of the two ...
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Which method to create a data map?

What kind of workshop or method do you use when you need to collect all the information the user needs in its app ? I am working on a predictive tool for a big industrial client. Basically, he needs ...
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Displaying geographic datasets on a map

I'm working on a mapping application. For a feature, we'd like users to have the ability to cross reference a few of our datasets. Initially, I was just displaying the overlapping area from the ...
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What's the difference between card sorting and affinity diagramming?

I understand how card sorting and affinity diagramming work (both are fairly well documented online), but they seem so similar that I'm not sure what the difference between the two is, if any? Are ...
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Best UI elements for assignment section

I have a list of tasks/sections that need to be assigned to multiple set of user's. I have used JqueryUI's selectable elements to display the tasks and I have used Jquery token input (Facebook like) ...
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What is the most user friendly element mapping technique?

I have 2 sections vertically divided on a page, one page has html document and another has a tree view of various elements. The task is to select portion of text from the HTML document and select ...
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Merging company data

I have a client whos software contains lists of companies. A company can have users, locations and other attributes associated with it. Users have complained that they cannot merge two companies ...
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What method(s) would be needed to implement a single sign on to multiple existing sites?

A co-worker asked me an interesting question. What would be necessary to introduce a single sign-on for multiple existing properties? Seem like a straight forward questions, but then I started ...
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Huge content, Too many Personas

I'm working on a multi-screen website for my client. It's actually a new version of an existing website. Goal of this website is to give students, professors and parents a place to follow up with ...
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What is the best way to help a user map fields between two entities?

If you look at attached images, there are two XML files left and right mapped automatically by system with some logic. But if you see closely creation date and date of birth are getting mapped with ...
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How to simplify the UI to prompt user for tiers of information?

I'm building a website to track user comments on news around environmental issues. I went over all the use cases for the majority of my demographic, and decided I needed to collect some information ...
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designing CSV column mapping interface

I am working on a interface that allows a user to import his contacts (read millions of contacts) using a .csv file. I need to extract the following fields from the .csv file email_address ...
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How should locations without exact addresses be represented on a city map alongside locations with exact addresses?

I have a dataset of items I'm interested in mapping over a greater metropolitan area, with multi-item cluster markers at a zoomed-out scale and single-item point markers when zoomed in. Users would be ...
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Updating users data from a different system and presenting this to them

We will be linking our user database to a CRM system. As part of the project if a match is found our web database record will be linked to the CRM record and the data syncd. If a match is found and ...
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Optimal interface for specifying a mapping between known field set and fields discovered in CSV file?

We are building a data import feature in which our users will open an arbitrary CSV file and define a one-to-one mapping of its fields to a list of known fields in our database. The list of fields is ...
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User interface for a “mapping” table

I have the following problem. I need to provide an interface for users inserting/editing "mappings" in a database. A mapping is a record as such: [Field A, Field B, Field C] --maps to--> [Field X, ...
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Uploading CSV/Excel data, present mapping functionality or download the schema?

With this question assume the users understand CSV/Excel. I am looking for the most usable approach for importing data (5-15 rows) into an application. Is it better to let the users download an ...