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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What is the best practice to apply a note inside a data table?

Example Scenario: As a user I need to update multiple data columns in a single row in but notes are necessary so that other users will know the reason. So what do you think is the best practice? ...
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High fidelity prototypes, how complex and detailed they should be?

We are at the stage to test some of our high-end prototypes. Our client types are very different, from fashion to furniture retailers. So each client uses the tool in their way and also the list of ...
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What is the best design for a table that contains many columns? [duplicate]

I designed a table to display a set of data, some take up a lot of space, and the table contains many columns .. Because of that I had no space to display the rest of the columns
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Desktop only: Display multiple one-row tables

I couldn't find a fitting solution to that so I am asking for your guys opinions - what is the best way to display multiple one-row tables? Since there is a lot of other information behind each row, ...
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Expand/Collapse button directions in tree table ie data grid versus non-table applications

I'm creating a tree table for use on our platform. We currently use chevrons for our expand/collapse buttons, and in doing a lot of research across UX forumns, I decided on the rule that the chevron ...
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Use of clickable ellipsis in data table row

In the interface I'm designing we have a page with a table that shows a list of support tickets. By clicking on a row, the user is redirected to the page of that single ticket where they can see all ...
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Data table entry: creation vs editing - how to design workflows for least friction and effort

I am designing a new feature and workflow in our business application, which allows administrators to create export configurations, which can later be selected by users, to quickly export projects ...
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How to motivate users to archive/delete to improve the performance of the system?

Users on our platform can create lists of groups that have unique items. The number of items in these lists can reach millions. Over time users have created hundreds of these lists to use in various ...
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How to display summary of user permissions from a data table into a row

I have a summary card for a web-based application which expands into an interactive table that consists of different users and permissions from Custom to Read, Write, Deploy, etc. There will be ...
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Tables - Freeze columns functionality

We are building a new table wherein it allows the user to freeze any columns in the table. The problem now we are facing is what if user freezes the 4th column in the table should the 1st, 2nd & ...
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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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What's the best method to group/ungroup rows in a data table?

I've been struggling with a good solution to group/ungroup rows in a data table. We've initially implemented drag-n-drop but that was a nightmare to implement due to 3rd-party library restrictions, &...
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Best way of showing data with many columns? [duplicate]

We have a website where we showcase statistics of various reports of students. There is one report for which there are many columns i.e. 13 in total and every column is important to show. However it ...
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Is it useful to expose the score of a relevance search to the user as a feature or function?

So, our main search tool will get a relevance search, which means that the output is somewhat sorted by how important an entry is. Before that the entries were sorted by date and if two entries had ...
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Table - list view and details view

In our current table displaying all clusters in a model, we have both list view and details view. We also allow the user to click on an arrow on the row when they want to see the full view of that ...
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Table quick filters [closed]

Looking for examples of buttons above a table that can show you the numbers of a specific type of item and when you click them filter the table. Any link or example will help a lot. I have looked ...
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Show Linked entries on Data Table

I'm working on the data table of an Insurance Installment Plan. Case 1: Below is the initial schedule that has 10 entries. The business senario is sometimes if an installment is overdue, clients ...
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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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View/Edit mode used in data tables

I am working on data table for HR managers that implements in-line editing as well as drop-down menu with detailed options. In-line edit is a must as it will be re-used in dashboard for different pop-...
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Input data in data tables

I have to design a data table which is going to be 288 rows and 15 in size. I want to make it easy for users to input data efficiently. The data covers an entire day, in 5 minutes intervals, i.e. (...
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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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Table Columns with Complex Structures (fields under it, that can have fields underneath too-like nested ones)in a few of its col

This is for Web Application. I am looking for tabular UIs that doesn't have nesting but is able to show a child row under a parent row and those children can have further children and so on. My ...
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Do you know case studies of applications created by converting excel sheets to web app?

I want to prepare to my new project. My client is working in excel now and wants to create web app. I'm doing a research to get inspired, but I can't find cases like that. Do you know case studies, ...
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Using a modal to display a dynamic form?

So currently I am building an interface that consists of user created "Documents" which can have a variable number of "items" associated with it. The problem is that I am not sure what is the most ...
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Is it best practice to place an editable data table in a modal/popup?

I am curious if this is already established as best practice but so far I haven't seen any standards on this. Let me know your thoughts. Scenario is: We are trying to go with either V1 or V2 inside ...
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Where is the most conventional/best place to add actions for items inside datatable?

Like actions I would say "delete", "edit", "details" and many more maybe. How display that on a desktop application. Some possibilites that I already used could be : Add to the top before the header ...
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'Select All Visible' vs 'Select All' with pagination [duplicate]

Suppose I have a table with pagination due a lot of row entries. Should the default action for 'Select all' select the entries on the current page or all entries in the entire table (i.e. all pages)? ...
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How would I go about making these arrows more intuitive and informative?

Currently, in an each of the rows of a table I have an arrow attached. Which, depending on whether the some number on its right has increased or decreased from the last time, changes its direction; ...
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Batch Actions in a Data Table when rows have different contexts

In a data table, each row represents a user. Each user has a status. The status can be different based on the users actions within the organization. It is shown in the data table on a dashboard for ...
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To show “treat entered string text” to null & empty?

It's regarding the better representation of showing these option. I would like to explain in an elaborative way. "A user can set data modification setting for further use. which might help other ...
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Feedback on my document management system [closed]

I've created a document management system and want to make the table look more stylish. https://codepen.io/reonLOW/pen/abbbMrZ
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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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Best behavior for data filtering

I'm by no means a UX expert or a Designer for that matter. But I've come up with a doubt about a UX decision made by my manager and what should be the best practice for the case, based on a recent ...
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Interaction in the selection of row

Scenario: After the search, the name list gets populated on the popup window. User needs to select any one of the rows and continue and it which will get added into the next table. In option 1, the ...
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Solutions for responsive data tables? [duplicate]

We have a client who is FINALLY convinced to convert their site / web-based application to responsive. Our biggest issue right now is how to handle their extensive data tables. The biggest offender ...
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How to solve the ambiguity of selected state in a segmented control with just two segments?

I'm working on a web application that has two similar data grids in a page. User should be able to switch between these two data grids within the same page. I have used segmented buttons to navigate ...
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Expandable rows, quick view or modal to show a big section with details for a row in a table?

I have a table and in the first version of the implementation, I had expandable rows with info. In the new version, the client wants expandable sections in the section expanded because it is a lot of ...
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Users want to create tables with many columns and infinite scrolling rows - how do we handle this?

I have a situation where users are capable of creating their own searches on extensive data sets, using a query-like user interface. Our users come from a strong Excel background and are used to ...
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best way to display data tables with too many columns [duplicate]

I am faced with a challenge on the best way to help the user scan data, and make a determination about the status of their pipeline, in a flash. What is the best way to display data for a table that ...
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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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Placement of edit and delete buttons for dynamic table

The application I am working on has dynamic tables that gets longer as the user adds more objects. The user is able to edit the properties of these objects and/or delete them. I'm quite confident of ...
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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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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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Best practices to allow user to hide/show columns in a data table

I have a table which can contain more than 15 columns, it is not likely that users will see the 15 columns at the same time, but I need to give them the option to select which columns they want to see....
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Best way to align number columns in a table that has a text column after

It is a common knowledge that number column in a table should be right-aligned, whereas text column — left. In this example (taken from this article), you can see that there is a text column (...
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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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What's a good UX alternative to a table with data?

I'm working on a profile page where a user (Tutor) can add subjects and details that they would like to teach. please refer to the attachment. I think that having a table is very cluttered and I'm ...
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States and behaviour for progress bars embedded in tables

These days it is not uncommon for data tables to contain more complex UI elements (i.e. not just data), with things like pills (or tags), call-to-action buttons, icons, and even graphs & charts (e....
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Displaying Table inside Table

We have table setup like below. Before you click the plus table looks like Once you click on the plus next to any row, it opens up like this So as you can imagine if the user opens up too many ...
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Where should I place my inline data table buttons?

I'm building a desktop application with the intent for my users to perform action items on remote devices (can't say due to company IP). Users will also check the status of these devices, pre and post ...

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