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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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Correct column order of comparison data table

I need to design a table where the user will have to approve new values. The table will show two old values and the difference between the old and the new (the percentage represents the difference ...
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Clarifying a simple list of data changes

On the left side I have a list of (currently) 3 items. These items have their own list of changes on the right. See screenshot: This represents "new data --> [position]". The application ...
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When data is grouped in a table, should pagination be based on individual rows or groups?

I have a table of data pertaining to stores. The user has the ability to group the data by Store Name, which will display the Store Names in a collapsed view with a (#) that indicates how many rows ...
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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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How to show number of outcomes per filter applied? [advanced filtering]

I'm working on an advanced filter for a data platform containing many thousands of rows. My filter is split in to categories, which then have various options for the user to select. I'm looking to be ...
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Application with Multiple Modules: shared vs separate data types

This is my first post here, I apologize if this is confusing but I attempted to make it clear as possible. The web application is one big application for multiple related teams. We have split up these ...
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Filter all the data - big data load

I'm creating a platform that has a lot of company data, around 200,000 companies with 1000 branches each, so it's a lot. When we load the platform we usually don't show anything until we have loaded ...
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Do you get differentiated data from Google Optimize A/B test with multiple user targeting variables?

If you target test variations for your users with Google Optimize will you get differentiated values for those variations such as mobile, tablet, location and so on in one single A/B test, or we just ...
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How to: User offboarding with active paid subscription?

How should an application behave when a user triggers his accounts deletion while having an active paid subscription? I'm talking about completely deleting the account, not pausing a subscription. For ...
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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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How to display a multi-valued heatmap chart

I will try to describe the issue in a simulation similar to my case, I went with the vehicles: A company that performs tests for vehicles of the types (Truck, Car, Motorcycle) wants to display score ...
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Table that mixes different type of data

I am designig a SaaS product and it has a table that is mixing different types of data. It's a sort of register that lists all customers' assets. It provides a ton of value to the users, giving them a ...
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Shall keep the table header if it's an empty table?

I got the feedback from UX expert who suggested displaying the table header even though that there is no data created, UX expert thought if have table header, user can foresee what kind of information ...
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Is a data download a viable text-alternative to a visual chart?

I have a dashboard with various different at-a-glance charts. For some of them (such as pie charts) it's simple to offer a toggle / alternative view to change from chart to table view, but for more ...
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Greater Than > or Plus +

I want to convey a requirement that has a minimum but no maximum to my users. For instance 8. Which is more understandable? Participants: >8 or Participants: 8+ ? From layouts point of view >8 is ...
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Showing year on year data visually in a map

I am working on visualizing year-on-year data in a map. This data needs to be shown on the map, show what year the data was recorded in, and convey the frequency/total amount of records at a specific ...
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Fitting two tables in 1280 viewport

well I work on complex SaaS which has two tables currently. Pretty much when you select one row in first table second one loads data (it's like software for restaurants/coffee shops etc.). Currently ...
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Filter by values not present on the table

Is it OK to offer filters whose values are not present in the table? For example, I have a table of industrial shipments. I know some users may want to filter by driver, but I don't have room in the ...
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A/B testing - client wanted the test run 70/30

We recently ran an A/B test for a new sidebar in a checkout flow. New variant 70% of traffic, old 30% of traffic. We tried to get client to run at 50/50 but they were sure our version was an ...
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Should an expandable table be collapsible?

I have a page with tables that can have a large amount of data depending on the customer you're looking at. Each customer can have multiple entities and each table represents an entity. Please note ...
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Visualizing Data Hierarchy and Inheritance in a Multi-Layered System

We are working on functionality with three layers of data hierarchy, where data and settings are inherited or 'inherited' from higher to lower layers. This indicates a parent-child relationship within ...
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Real-world examples of searching through data

Our company collects a user's data and allows the user to explore their data by using various dropdowns. We want to give the user a way to save their filters, like a saved config or saved view (...
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USA date format best practise

I am working on a table that displays dates by using USA format. I was wondering which format below is more legible or usable - I guess there's a slight difference between these two, but I was ...
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How do you differentiate between '0' and 'no data' on a graph?

I am working on platform that shows data on a graph over a period of weeks. Right now, weeks with no data and weeks when there is data but the property is 0 are shown visually the same. On hover, it's ...
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Any ideas for a half success, half error modal?

I am working on a forecasting tool where a user enters their current week's data and our tool outputs a forecast for the following week's data. The user can have various sets of data. When our tool ...
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User Interface for Deduplicating Records

I am looking for UX interface patterns that can be used to dedupe records. Suppose, for example, one has a database of customers. Perhaps Ronald T. Wiggins and Ronald Wiggins are both in the database ...
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What's the best alternative to export thousands of rows?

I have an application that has many reports. Those reports includes thousands of rows with dozens of columns (too much data). My customers sometimes need to export this data to a .csv file, just to ...
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Ways to display images in a data table

I have data table to show, some columns are of type "image". Airtable, for example, displays images directly in the cells, but it makes the rows very thick : That thickness is not required ...
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How to display a bar chart for users' test scores if you have more than 50 users

For an admin panel I have to present visually the employees' test scores and after lots of searching to decide which data visualization is the best I decided to choose the vertical bar chart but as ...
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What is the best way to have two exclusive sets of filters above a data table?

I have two sets of filters which work with the same data. There is a table of data below those two sets of filters. But if one set of filters is applied, modified, i.e. worked with, I completely ...
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In desktop apps, is it necessary to display information to the user after adding/modifying data?

Should desktop apps display an information to the user after e.g. adding new customer to the database? I see that some apps do this, some others don't. Is this kind of information necessary to the ...
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Dealing with non-fluid data tables

I have pages consisting of mainly data tables. So far I'm using a fluid design with Bootstrap's rows/cols. Here is an example: As you can see at the bottom of the page, table 1 has very wide columns ...
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How to prevent users from spamming the system with record updates back and forth? [closed]

I have struggled with the UX for this general problem for quite some time, and not sure the best way to handle it. The basic problem is, imagine a user submitting a dictionary term. Say you can ...
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Imposing text limit in form without affecting old data

We have a form with fields below: Code Item Name Description When we reviewed the list of 'Code' in customer database, we noticed that the 'Code' values tends to be quite long. It seems like the ...
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How can I display large amount of active organizations within the platform?

Currently when the user uses the platform is able to choose an active organization (within his organization) and which data he wants to include. The current solution indicates a narrow bar under the ...
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Good UX for Data Vis for Multiple X-Axis of Different Time Scales?

I'm currently trying to create a singular data visualization of a dot plot with datasets that have similar y-axis scales, but different x axis scales. The x-axis scales range from daily (Jan 1, Jan 2),...
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How should I visualize the average of two bars in a bar chart?

I am presenting results from an experiment in an academic publication. Here is what the figure currently looks like: The gray bars are the averages of the red and the blue bars. Goals I want to show ...
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How to show negative and positive values in a graphic for data visualisation

I am preparing a proof of concept for a user account dashboard to show positive and negative values within a graph of some sort. My current solution is to use a pie chart with positive and negative ...
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Why does MS Outlook Express store vital data inside a hidden folder? [closed]

Microsoft Outlook Express stores email files in a hidden data folder buried deep in the user's home folder. It makes it nearly impossible to selectively backup your data files unless you know exactly ...
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How to simplify the filter

I´m working on the UI of the filter page that would allow the user to filter the Projects/Assets/Sub-assets to visualize the data. We are implementing a new "sub-asset" feature which will ...
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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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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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How to create a hierarchy within filters in filter bar

Currently, I create a survey builder where the user is able to preview all pre-defined questions within the database and based on this user chooses what type of survey would like to create. Based on ...
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How can we communicate how leading zeros work for a number generator?

In the project controls software I am working on, uses needs to generate unique codes before exporting scheduling data to dedicated scheduling software. Part of this code will be an ascending number. ...
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'Add Another' button in mobile

Context I have an issue with a form, let's call it the parent form. Inside the parent form, you can 'Add Item'. Once you click the 'Add Item' button, it will navigate you to a new screen where you ...
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What should I use in a calendar: horizontal scroll or pagination?

I am working on a calendar in the system to be used on a tablet, and have a question: Imagine that you are a store manager and you want to view the calendar (in this case by week) for 2 or more ...
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What to display in a table when there is no content?

What is the best approach to tell the user that the app doesn't have anything to display at the moment? In most cases the table does have content (2 columns), but for times when there isn't any, I ...
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Pattern for a form state/content, after an update data fail

Usually when there is a form on a website, a user fills it in then saves it. If the saving operation fails, is it considered a good UX practice to retain the entered form data? (Since the user shouldn'...

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