Questions tagged [data-tables]

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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Best way to show Readonly and Writable cells in a grid?

I am designing a data grid on a web application that will display a mix of writable and readonly data. A bit of background: we're migrating a desktop application that identifies readonly vs writable ...
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How to handle a data table with row selection and infinite scroll?

Data table properties: Multiple columns per row Displays 20 rows by default When the 20th item is reach via scrolling, loads 20 more rows Rows are selectable Columns are sortable Questions: What's ...
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Best approach for content inside fixed with listing container

The following is a wireframe of a listing which I am working on and I have couple of questions that needs to be clarified. As you can see, this is a tiled listing and it consists of an image, some ...
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How to display a large amount of “edit users” panels?

I currently have got the following panel in my admin dashboard: This is a panel where the admin can edit the users of the website. It's currently made so that someone can click on it, and the link to ...
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Is an edit button necessary for a row of data?

If we have a data table, each row is clickable to see more details (and is editable from there). But for affordance purposes, should we explicitly include an edit icon / button for each row even ...
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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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Dropdown for simple and data tables with multiple levels of hierarchy

I had some tables which just had one groupping, and the arrow (accordion-type) was working fine, and users understood perfectly. (As for now, I was using option B/groupping1). Now, we have to ...
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Tree values in a table

In my team, we are working on a visualization of a tree structure on a table. The current design looks like in the picture: The user can only see the closest tree branches but not the further ones. ...
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What is the best way (or better ways) to handle multiple interactions with a single row of information on mobile?

I have a desktop site which has a table with multiple columns, a checkbox on each row, and actions related to that row. The checkbox is used to carry out a particular action (most used) for multiple ...
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Complex form design pattern, common shared values, mixed with unique input values

Working on a form, which applies a configuration to an object selected from a table. Multiple objects can be selected to have one configuration applied to all selected. This approach works fine when ...
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Create and edit M:N binding in large tables in GUI/Web app?

How to enable end-user to create M:N bindings for large multi-column tables? In our case there are tables up to thousands items large. Each table has number of columns. For example Cars (...
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Is there any solution for mobile grid (native) - 30 column?

I was looking ux patterns on internet but couldn't find specific solution for it. I have more than 25 column grid which would like to show on mobile native app. Customer is interested to show all the ...
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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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Flat table of data with folder name as a column

We are currently building a flat table of documents whereby one of the columns is the parent folder of the document (a sortable and filter column to replace the categorised view) What is the ...
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Display a list of characteristics with something better than a table

I'm designing PDF documents. The context is the assessment of real estate properties. Each PDF needs to give information about the following: The building itself Nature of the property (flat, house ...
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Showing complex datataypes in tables

I'm thinking about how to design a table component in Angular2 that can show complex data types. A complex data type can contain the following: 1. Primitives - numbers, strings, etc. 2. Lists - ...
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How to create a custom textbox with a label and value

I am not a designer but I am dealing with a task to implement a functionality. I have to develop a working UI where a user can enter values into text-boxes inside a grid. While entering these values ...
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How do you make it clear to the user when the data in a table is updating live (or not)?

We have a requirement to have a table of data update in real-time. New records will get added over time, as well as amendments on a cell by cell basis. However if a user changes the sort order, or ...
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Need a better layout, so that blank space can be utilized

Here - I don't want to repeat the same ID, first name and last name to all the subjects so I used expand buttons. - This approach significantly reduces number of rows that are visible when all the ...
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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 ...
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How to design a fluid and loosely coupled data UI?

I need some advice with designing a view of a system with the following characteristics: Lots of possible data ('label: information') Data is quite loosely coupled, but there is some grouping Only ...
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How to best present edit icons for table rows that utilize multiple rowspans

I have a table that presents data like this: Each item has one row of basic information, e.g. name, size, category, etc., but also multiple rows of purchasing information, e.g. supplier, cost, etc. ...
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Presenting date and time in a table where time is sometimes (but rarely) needed

I'll try to minimize the rubber-ducking; I'm posting this as a proxy for my team. We're designing summary table that shows work history of a part (on a mechanical machine). It's intended as a quick ...
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Adding new item in a table list: At the end of the list or open a new page?

Which among the 2 ways of adding new data to table list is better and if so, in what context? END OF THE LIST (similar to adding new data in spreadsheet documents): OPEN A NEW PAGE FORM:
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Icons in table head - good practices

When to use icons instead of texts? Are there good practices related to the subject? Ex:
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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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Nested Child rows in Table

I previously asked ux.stackexchange to help me with how to display configuration settings for a web application. Ways to display both string and boolean on page I've followed the suggestions and ...
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training matrix: Should we ditch/replace huge tables on mobile?

It is popular to use this sort of model in certain industries; the training matrix. Its nonetheless a huge table of data. Are there any possible alternatives to replacing the training matrix? Or ...
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Filter page search logic

Good day, I'm currently rethinking some current implementations of our search screens. Right now we've got datagrids with large amounts of data. With these datagrids the only option right now is ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Best UX options for table cell with multiple items

I am trying to see if this is a practical and good way of handling this problem. We have a table with a list of users. Users have units that are assigned to them. A user can have multiple units. ...
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Displaying the contents of a file of indeterminiate length

I am working on the UX for an application that takes in an excel file and displays results of its processing to the user. In this application, to begin file processing, it needs to know where the ...
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How to efficiently manage big size tables?

Introduction In an administration web application, I have to show some big tables having many columns. It doesn't have to work on anything but desktop (or maybe tablet) with a screen of at least ...
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Should parent toggles control child toggles? [duplicate]

I'm working on a table that has a parent toggle on the top row with each child row below having its own toggle. If I were to disable a specific row, I will visually see that the row has been ...
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Trouble creating surveys with iOS elements

I'm working with a client on a project that will include survey elements within the app. There are a few survey elements that I've never seen on a native app and would appreciate some guidance on how ...
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Two options for data table filtering

I wanted to get everyones ux opinion on filtering a data table two ways. Do you think it's confusing to the user to be able to filter the data table with the filter bar and also have the same ...
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Need ideas and opinions on table display of objects in different states

CONTEXT: I need to display a large number of "policies" in a list context for user selection and inspection. Each of these policies may have two versions live at any given time, one on the staging (...
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Should we use check boxes or not and select rows on click

We have a CMS like panel where user needs to manage orders. We have table which you can see below. A friend (who is known experienced in UX) says we should remove checkboxes and select/discard rows on ...
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Tabular vs Card-based presentation, which is better for lots of data?

Basically, we have a long list of stuff that has, on its on, a lot of details. We are wondering whether to use a table or put each set in a rectangular card format. See below: On one hand, the table ...
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What is a good way to allow a user to view and act on large amounts of data?

Alright I've been Googling all morning and I'm not satisfied with any answers I've found. The problem: I want users to be able to view a large amount of data. The solution: Pagination. __ The ...
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Large export with many fields

I need a simplified UX solution for selecting many checkbox items (around 50) for export from within a modal window. The idea is that the customer would like to be able to chose multiple fields from a ...
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When sort on table column with empty data, what order should empty cells appear in?

When sort on table column with empty data, what order should empty cells appear in? For example, say there is a Latest Date column where we have a number of dates and sort by earliest date first. ...
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How to add contextual help for tables

I've got a table that contains around 9 columns. Many of the columns contain dates and reference numbers that are used for complicated processes. The column headings are currently expert terms for the ...
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How should “Select All” work in a “LOAD MORE” table?

We are building an enterprise which consists of tables with a lot of data. Our solution for the tables is to have an infinite scroll with a "Load More" button. There would be information of the ...
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which way is the best to present data based on depth

I am working on an application that presents data against depth (which starts from 0 or some negative value) and as we go deeper, newer data is captured which corresponds to a larger negative distance ...
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Delete all action in a table

I have a table with certain records as shown below : If I select all the records and delete them via delete button,what approach is best for the after scenario's : Retain the table headers and ...
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UI-solution for iOS/Swift

I hope that this kind of question is welcome here If not, please excuse me ! I have a TableViewController in iOS/Swift on top of the workflow: In my setup, this controller is use to update/add rows: ...
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Best place to display filter button in mobile

I'm currently designing a screen for mobile with a navigation bar and a filter button, however I'm at a loss about where is the best place for the filter button. This is my current screen However I ...