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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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One group of filters applying to the whole page and another group to one section of dashboard, what should be hierarchy and positioning of filters?

I am working on a product that has an overview page - where users can find two sections statistics and a data table. At the top of the hierarchy, we display the date and 'partner' filters that apply ...
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Display accessibility reports in a concise way

The following is meant to be full screen on a website like a dashboard. I have accessibility reports for different webpages. Which gives accessibility scores and mark them as critical or serious and ...
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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 expand data table when only 2 columns have data that can be expanded on?

I have a data table where you can click to expand upon the row. Two out of my four columns have data that can be expanded upon if the column is set to enabled. If disabled, there is no additional data ...
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Best way to mark rows as not applicable in a data table

I am redesigning an old greenhouse gas emissions regulatory application that has a common design pattern where data tables include "Not Applicable" marked as N/A as the first column. When ...
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Nested Data List

I have (many) assignments dates, for each date it has many assignments names, for each name it has its own time, for each time(assignment) it has many business activities, for each activity it has ...
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How to display failed records on a table

I’m designing a screen that contains a table which displays files that have been imported into the system automatically. There is a possibility that the entire file will fail (for various reasons) ...
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Struggling to make an accessible data table with clickable rows!

We're currently working on making our data table accessible. Our main concern is the whole clickable row that triggers a side sheet. The entire row is clickable, and a part of its content may be ...
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How to combine two different, mutually exclusive columns into one?

I have a data table and currently there are too many columns so I want to reduce the number of columns. I noticed that two columns are mutually exclusive i.e. if a row contains one column, it won't ...
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How to make it clear to a user that they can click a row of data and get to sub-rows of data WITHOUT using collapse or expand?

Basically users have >25,000 rows of data. I chose pagination to allow the user to navigate the data. In some cases there are sub-rows. I would like to allow the user to "dive in" to ...
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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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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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Designing multi-value row and multi-value column comparison data table (best practice for clarity)

Please let me know if this is not the right stackexchange site for this question...any suggestions where this should be posted would be greatly appreciated! I'm looking to create a table that is ...
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Refresh button in addition to 60 second auto refresh?

This may be an obvious question (I'm hoping so, since I'm new to this), but I haven't found an overall rule of thumb for this online or in this forum. In a data table for large data sets, the auto ...
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Can a table have column chooser, if content is dynamic?

Project is a chatbot. One pane is for chat messages, and in some cases there's an extra pane for contextual visual (table, PDF, video, etc.). So, in this contextual pane, there will sometimes be a ...
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How to display Serial Number for items in Table with Expanded Rows?

I have a generic table with a list of items and columns. Some items can be expanded via an 'expand row' icon located at the leftmost side of the table, which displays a list of subitems underneath the ...
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UI design for filtering several data fields, multiple fields

I need to come up with a UI to filter a table. I saw this question but which makes me want to go to a single-box design. However, my team is leaning for a multi-field solution. We use a piece of ...
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Should the last column in a table typically be right aligned?

This answer says that left vs right alignment should be based on the data type in the column. For example, left align text and right align numbers. I have heard that you should right align your last ...
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Should all columns in a data table be provided the functionality of filtering?

In a data table with at least 20 columns and various data types, e.g. strings, numbers, categories, should we provide the functionality of every column being able to be filtered? Or only provide ...
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Same form fields - two purposes/functions

Working on a project for adding new entry/entries to a table and/or viewing the table. We have required fields for adding a new entry. Only one of those fields is required for viewing. The ...
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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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Recommended UI for tabular data where dataset has varying properties

I have some data in the following format: [{ "Message": "TICKETING DUE", "Vendor": "SA", "WarningDateTime": "2024-02-...
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Group by data type - 1 table or many tables?

So, I have a table that I want to group by (feature) 3 dimensions (Customer, Vendors, and Route) Solution 1: As normal practice, I just designed 'a group by feature' on the top of the head of the ...
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Design for input of time-series data

I'm designing an application page where the user can input multiple time series. As an example, this can mean updating the daily product forecast for a 5 stores over the next 14 days. This results in ...
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What could I use instead of these pill drop down selectors

I am looking for a alternative way to display multiple options for a user selection. The user selects a part and then must select a choice of options which populates a table. I tried with 'pill' ...
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Width and adjustment of arbitrary data tables

We have a couple of similar pages in our web app where each shows merely a data grid for tabular data. They differ only in the type of data to be shown, i.e. with different number and kind of columns. ...
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Ag-Grid filter across pages or current page

When using the Ag-Grid with multiple pages, is it a good practice to filter records across pages or should it be just the current page ? Also for sorting, is it a good practice to retain the current ...
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Adding data to table on same page

so here is interesting question I have a data table, where person adds data at the end of the table, current design is following, input table is same width as data column Unfortunately it is not ...
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How to make a visual table comparison?

I have to redesign a comparison between the two tables. The rows with differences should highlight the attribute which is different (see image). My problem is: it grows really fast. I start thinking ...
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Best way to display loading time when data table is updated

We have data tables where users can do different actions that require a new list of data to be loaded. i.e. add filters, delete rows, upload new data etc. What would be the best way to display the ...
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Encouraging users to 'group' very large data sets

We have a product that requires users to import large data sets (100+ rows) and then 'group' those datasets into buckets within the product. This is part of the set-up process so that they can start ...
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Filtering and Sorting a Table that has multiple rows per User row

Here's a good challenge for you all. Challenge: Filter by 2 colors, then Sort by 'Amount' and not replicate the user's name throughout the Name column? User Goal: To be able to see which is the lowest ...
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Is it okay to make a button appear in a table header after an action?

I need assistance in deciding between two user experiences for handling tabular data. Use Case: Users encounter a difficult-to-process column (the 2nd one in this instance) and they decide to split ...
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Should the sort/filter changes throw the focus on first page or current page?

If a user is on certain page out of several in a pagination of a table data, when he/she applies a filter/sort, should he -be shown results starting on page one or -be kept on the same page state?
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Table input with modifier

I'm working with complex tables whose data can be aggregated based on time (e.g., from month to quarter). Users will still be able to modify the data at a higher level (e.g., input 900 at the quarter ...
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Whats the best, most functional but also aesthetic way to display nested list data?

I'm looking for a technique for showing nested object data/additional data in a list view. As a policy, only one list view tile will be expanded to show additional data at a time, so that it doesn't ...
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Complex table design based on diagram selection

enter image description hereI am building a web based tool to manage car repairs. The user would select an area of the car and a part from a list of supplied parts. They would then select what they ...
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UI/UX when showing a ton of data on a small mobile device

I need to show a ton of data and make it look good. Heres my current list view: Heres what i think is "nicer": And heres another idea with table switches: Some guidance is appreciated. Im ...
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Using a filter chip with counter

1. Context I have a table that shows a bunch of items falling into either of the below categories. Some users struggle to find these filters. 2. Possible solution I am considering using filter chips ...
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How to format tables with monetary data?

I am working on a web app that needs to display revenue data in a table, and I am not quite sure how to make it easy to read. Are there are any style guides or manuals that can help me? For ...
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How to make table with subtable eaisly readable

I want to display a table with some parent and sub data and I am finding it difficult to make it readable I want to display headings for all the values so the user can understand what they are looking ...
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I'm trying to think of a bests practice to "Suppress" an alert (or multiple, but never all alerts) in a table where every row is an alert

Question says it all.. but I want to be able to select a specific number (or a single) alert (row) and suppress it - AKA don't show it to me again. I also want to be able to see All Suppressed Alerts (...
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What is the best UX for navigating from a table to an individual record back to the table?

Let's say I have a table view with a list of records (in this case, transactions). A user can click on the Transaction ID to navigate to the individual transaction record in the same tab. If the user ...
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Which UI design can I use for filtering various data fields from one search box?

In a view with a table that displays a number of data fields for employees (including name, country, start date, and email), we are looking to allow users to filter results by both name and country. ...
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Best practises for tables with header titles in both axis (vertical/horizontal)

For tables/matrix in printed paper is very common to see the 2 axis/header titles separated by a diagonal bar Also common to see in printed probability/impact matrix However, HTML or excel(AFAIK) ...
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What should be the main content behavior when side panel displayed?

I'm working a desktop app and I need to display a list of task to the user needs to complete. When clicking on a task (row), a side panel appears from the right to the left to display additional ...
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filter column with (lookup which can be filtered too)

I have a complicated filter system on the app I worked on where you can filter table columns but the main point is that business requirements ask to filter some columns with lookups. the lookups seem ...
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if using table rows inline-editable in mobile view the best practice as Ux

I am working on a data table with many columns, and I depend on inline editing when the user double click the row. currently, I am working on a responsive version for this table to be viewed on mobile,...
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Are multi-select inputs reserved for filters?

Context: I'm working on a flow in which the user is requesting information from the some or all of their personnel (Displayed below as Info A, Info B, or Info C). The user needs to be able to request ...

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