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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 Too Much Data

We're building a web-based platform where the main dashboard shows a table of data for users to view and analyze. As we're growing this tool, we seem to be adding more and more columns and are running ...
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What is the best practice for data table cell content alignment

We are currently working on a windows based application where users capture data. Some data is captured in a table where other data is captured in text blocks. Im currently faced with the dilemma of ...
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Is there a better way than zebra stripes

Currently we are working on a project that includes many datatables. Before deciding to use zebra stripes to make datatables easier to manage, I wanted to ask if you could advise a better solution ...
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Table with actions per row

One of the pages in our web app includes a table that typically has a few dozen rows for each user, and it takes most of the page's width (5-8 columns). For each row, users can perform 3 possible ...
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When your page has no results, what do you show?

I am paginating a data table and have different views in my application where each view has its own rows. Some views may have data, some may not. Showing 1-0 of 0 Page 1 of 0 is what I am showing ...
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Sorting tables after multiple columns

I want to add a sorting functionality to a table. It should be able to be sorted after multiple columns. A standard approach is something like this: download bmml source – Wireframes created ...
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Best approach for huge data tables (currently using scrolls)

Experts, I need help in assessing the best approach for huge tables (lets say 500 rows), we want something that is intuitive, visibly appealing and gives more focus to table data. Most pages will ...
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Tile vs Table/List view: Do they need to display exactly the same information?

I am currently working on a design (for a school/teacher app) that displays information about students. Two different views are offered to the user: tile and table view. The argument among people on ...
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Tables with a lot of data for small screen sizes

It is probably not just me who finds responsive tables barely readable when using small screen devices. In most of cases they look like in example #1. I find this way completely impractical when ...
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A table within a table - Table Inception

Here is a little UX problem I'm working on right now and I'm posting it here because after a lot of research, there are not many good examples of this out there. The context: Consider this as a web ...
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Best practice for displaying no of records on datagrid

I am designing a banking application where i have a record count of over 1000 rows. I wanted to understand the ideal design patterns for pagination and displaying rows on a data grid. I am ...
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Displaying million records in Master Detail Grid (Million in both master detail)

I am facing a UX issue while creating a master-detail grid in which both master and detail can have over a million rows. The simplest solution would be to enable paging in both master and detail. ...
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Best way to display date and time in a table with massive amounts of data?

I have a table of massive amounts of data. Each table row is a time sensitive order that our users need to cover on a day to day basis. Order's appear from all around the country and we have orders ...
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Examples of hierarchy in data tables and their usability

Has anyone come across data table UI design/patterns that also show some form of hierarchy? I am trying to think of examples similar to Excel, but used in web applications or mobile apps because it ...
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How to display data behind a data point in a matrix?

I'm trying to design an internal tool for software testing purposes. We have a system that consists of a number of servers. To verify that the system as a whole is stable we monitor different ...
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Expand truncated table cell content on hover

I'm working on a project using Google's Material Design and am running into an issue where we need to truncate table cell content. There is a spec for truncating table headers and showing the full ...
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Data Display of Tables: Table Cells with Must-See Values

I have a data-driven web app with horizontal resolution limit of 1280px, yet up to 15 columns (table cell data varying between 0-255 characters). I wouldn't like to display data on multiple rows as it ...
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Search Results in a TreeTable

I Have a TreeTable where groups of itens are organized by categories, as you can see on the image bellow. What is the best approach to present the list of results taking into account that is ...