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A user interface element, where content is displayed in a list form, usually used in the context of the user having the choice between viewing content as a list or in some other form (eg. grid-view).

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How to display status for On, Off, Faulty

I have a table which shows whether devices are ON or OFF. Currently, it looks like this Status Name Some other columns 🟢 DeviceA 🟢 DeviceB 🔴 DeviceC There is a new requirement, which is to ...
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Adding more columns, even when the table looks full

At the moment we have a prototype of a table which shows a list of car rentals. However, the clients want to add more columns, like add car registration number and another 2 columns more, but I felt ...
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How can I prompt my site's users to scroll a table of data using (for instance) two-finger drag on their touchpad, rather than clicking the scrollbar?

I initially started off asking this question, on StackOverflow: I want to know if a user's touchpad has multi-touch capability. I think it's fairly trivial to detect WHEN multi touch is happening (or ...
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How to make tables accessible

The main issue is that if some cells are NOT clickable and others are, then it will be a poor user experience if user tries to click on the cell and nothing happens. I need some help in writing labels ...
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How do I use an infinite scroll table and print it

I am working on a legacy application that shows data in a table with infinite scroll. The data could be up to 5000 rows or more, but the users are only allowed to load 20 rows at a time. This is how ...
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Using 2 side-by-side tables to display a long list of key-value pairs?

I've a list with 20+ key-value pairs that I need to display in my app. The data is static and cannot be edited. I'm using a table, currently it looks like this: keyA valueA keyB valueB keyC valueC ...
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How to best display the contents of a flat JSON file

I'm designing a web app that can import a custom JSON file. The file is completely flattened, meaning every value is only a single layer deep. The user is importing data into the app. The data comes ...
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Different Status types on same page

I have a page showing a datatable that lists two types of items, X and Y. X has 3 possible status; ONLINE, OFFLINE, DISABLED Y has 5 possible status; |, ||, |||, ||||, ||||| As an example, the table ...
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Collapsible sidebar vs horizontal tabs

Our application is currently using tabs for its sub-navigation. The problem is, on some pages, there are more than 6 tabs; some of its labels are long, so we have had to shorten them. One idea I have ...
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Tree-structured filter and related table columns

I'm struggling with the logic of a filtering option. In that filter I have multiple roots and nodes (see example below): The user can interact with the filter and select either an entire root and all ...
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How should edit and delete inside a datatable work with each other?

I have a datatable that supports inline editing and deleting items It is doing everything server side (sort, filter and paginate) For editing I click on the Edit button to make the table editable Once ...
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Change in Percentage (Drop or Increase or No change) and it's details in single column from two column

The real situation is In a company generally a shareholder increase or decrease their shareholding or at times none (Pledges his shares) . . . Currently, These details are showing in two different ...
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Filters applied overview - how to distinguish filters with the same name

I'm trying to find the best way, how to display filters applied overview. The problem is, that some filtering options, may have the same name across different filter categories (also because they are ...
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How to show search results when the column isn't there or will have too many results per row? [duplicate]

The same issue can happen with Deal. If I search for "AUG" I might get 100 results for 1 Group or 1 row, so in total I may have 300 rows with 100 results per row. So I obviously can't show ...
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How would you visualize authorization deviation with 90+ rules?

Users can preselect an authorization set (1). And, later on, modify the set. As a user, I want to see how the original authorization set differs from the one I changed. So I can see which ...
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How to unify states from the macro to the detail

I'm working on a product that manage workers certificates, and so we have a table with ALL certificates where you can find cards for each one Each card has: Certificate name, Next due date (29 days ...
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Filterable table column with dynamic unit

I develop a dashboard for telecommunications service monitoring. In a couple of tables there is an Outage column, which shows the outage in days. In most cases the outage is longer than 1 day, but ...
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Multilevel navigation in data-table including details and actions

I have multiple interactions from one screen to another and from that screen to the next screen. At least 4 levels of navigation happens in one use case. Example User lands on the data table which has ...
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Display and editing complex data

I am looking for suggestion how to display complex data for reading/editing. Data will be key-value, example: string-val: "v12", int-value: 99, boolean: true I these types I think simple ...
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Data tables: Combining 2 columns into 1

I am a budding UX designer currently working on a booking management system that allows both booking by the HR and employees. HR can make bookings on behalf of the employees via the management system ...
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Accessibility of tables without borders

Does having a data table without cell borders affect accessibility and usability in any way? I can't seem to find an answer online. Having borders definitely increases readability. Can we say it is a ...
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Bulk adding items and units

I'm working on an e-commerce project. Besides the traditional flow of category pages and single product pages I'm building a view where expert users should be able to add multiple products and at a ...
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Displaying a list with a mixed-hierarchy

Context A landlord has a list of tenants in a given building. They want to look at this list for the following reasons: To know which tenants are in their building To see other information at a ...
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Where is the best place to put the export/upload function for a data table function?

There's two Scenarios: V1 Export appears above the top right but only shows to a specific tab, it is hidden if it is not available in other tabs. V2 Export appears under the tab where it is only ...
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Progress for Data Table

Users are accustomed to viewing data within a data table. The problem is the user cannot complete one action until another action is completed. Is there a better way to lay this out, but also give the ...
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Scanning tables for information

I'm designing a table that shows information for rounds of golf, strokes, points, fairways and so on. The problem is getting the right layout to show this data without crowding the table too much. The ...
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Trying to fit in a lot within a data table cell-Best practices

I am designing a grid which has lengthy data values. My challenge is that I cannot afford to accommodate these values into a second line because there are a lot of rows, and I don't have enough real ...
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Column re-ordering - How to store the column order?

I am designing a table that enables user to re-arrange the columns according to user's preference. Below is a simple example to demonstrate. There is a default column arrangement (A-F) but users are ...
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How to implement a side filer bar for smaller screens without overlying the platform content

Currently, I'm working on a data-driven platform. I designed a side filter bar which allows user to filter data dependable of his needs. The problem appears on smaller screens. After a discussion with ...
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UX solutions for data tables and alignment on large screens

I see a lot of excellent advice here regarding how to build mobile-responsive data tables. However, when it comes to large viewports, I'm not finding much. In general, I'm lost about what could be the ...
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which label is correct: date of request/answer or request date/answer date?

i am working on a table which has 2 columns: date of request and date of answer (to the request) and i am wondering which label should i use: date of request/answer or request date/answer date? Which ...
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Is it common to have both horizontal and vertical scrolling for tables with fixed height?

I am working on a table of fixed height and due to the large data, I need both vertical and horizontal scrolling. Although, I am thinking that users might get confused. If it is ok to use them both, ...
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Reusable / temporary instances of an object / item

Context I am working on a design where I have containers that hold different types of objects. These objects are used within each other / dependent. We are displaying them as a tree in a table format ...
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How to stop user loading more records on grid

In one legacy UI application on which I am working currently, has a Main List which is used to display all records stored in elastic in paginated way. Elastic may have more than 1 million records. The ...
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What is the best way to clear text inside a text box?

Usually When using expandable text boxes there isn't a way to clear them unless having a reset button underneath which won't work very well when displaying information in a grid. What do you think is ...
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About the actionable data table

As a business application, the data table must provide: Actionable data including opening the property, delete, export, send email.....etc, and usually viewing the property is the most important ...
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Can I Merge a Batch List-Item Selector with a Comparison List Selector?

I'm working on a complex UX that requires 2 discreet tasks to be accomplished on a list of items: Batch-Selection *of any items (for Archiving) Selection of only 2 similar items (for Comparison) My ...
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Is there a justification for having the pagination buttons at the top and at the bottom of data tables?

I was wondering, if there is an appropriate justification for having the pagination buttons at the top and at the bottom of data tables? I remember observing this in the Salesforce app a while back, ...
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Android App Design for a Data Table File Select

I am a new to designing for Android apps. I have been looking over material design components and trying to follow a few patterns. This is pertaining to a section of the mobile application which ...
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Which is the best way to edit a row in a data table? [closed]

I need to design a mockup that consists of a data table featuring crud operations. I want to know the best way to design this: Using inline editing? Using a pop-up? Using another page?
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How to handle data addition in data grid when data is sorted

I have data grid in application which has pagination and the latest added record is added on top. If the data is already sorted on a column and another record is added to the table how should the ...
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Status (Action required) and main actions in a big data table

Recently i started creating a big data table for a booking company. Usually I don't really have big problems with data tables but this specific one drives me nuts. It is a platform for restaurants. ...
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Data Table and List

Hope you all are safe. I am designing a selection list for one of the requirement in my project. Preferably, like shown below I wanted to know what is the difference between List and Data table to ...
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Trying to find a better alternative to display current and historical data

My users need to see current and historical data. The photo below shows the current way of doing this is using a table. (Dummy Data) I thought of using a tab for stores that are currently in ...
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In Table Filter vs Filter Panels

I have a question regarding In Table Filter vs Filter Panels. Context is for extremely complex data tables. If a table has Filter Panels, would it be useful to still retain In Table Filters? If so, ...
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Best way to organize data table

I want to design a data table, the table will have at least 6 columns and infinite rows (huge number). I will display the table pagewise by limiting the number of rows per page. I want to provide ...
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How to display context dependent buttons in a row

I work in an internal application for my company. I have a table displaying documents sent for digital signing, with a last column used for displaying buttons with several actions available to each ...
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What is this table format called?

What would you call this type of table row layout? (This is from Mailchimp's email campaign manager section.) It's not a traditional data table, since it combines about 6 pieces of information in ...
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How to display 'Mistake Contribution %' in a column out of total mistakes?

There are a total number of mistakes X, now I want to create a column for showing distribution for the total mistakes X, what will be the shorter name or better way to represent this? Note: Total ...
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Best way to display frequency

Do you guys know any other way to represent a list of items that have their own frequency options (Weekly, Monthly, Daily) that you can choose from. I was thinking maybe creating like a table and ...

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