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Numerical or other information represented in a form suitable for processing by computer.

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Should I Let User Know Why I Need The Data

I need user's user name, but not his password. Should I tell him why I use it I will not want their password, and if yes, should it be a modal or popover?
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Task progress as factor of user completed steps

The use case here is quite simple: The user has a list of tasks (first image) Each task has a set of steps (second image - opened in a "drawer" of sorts) In order for a task to be completed, the user ...
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How to Indicate Information cannot be Viewed?

I have a system where we show customer name in a list, but for certain items, the customer name needs to be confidential. Right now our system displays name hidden. We are thinking of doing something ...
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Interface to pair up dozens of users with resources

We have a web application which connects users with certain resources. The way it works currently is that we have a csv file like this: resource_id_x, user_id_1 resource_id_y, user_id_2 ...
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How do I use a do a data-entry dialog within a complex dialog

I have a question regarding UX design for an enterprise / content management system, about the best way to display nested functions without losing sight of the earlier levels. The context is this: ...
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Navigate from monthly to daily view in a dashboard

I need to provide users a way to view data on a dashboard on a monthly basis or daily basis. It should be possible to navigate back and forth from daily to monthly view. The users should also be ...
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Categorise individual cells in data table

I'm working on a data product, and there is a requirement to categorise individual cells. This is currently achieved by changing the colour of the text within that cell, for example, black = real ...
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Trying to design an appropriate UI for holding 4,000 plus records

I'm new to UI design so basically I'm trying to make a simple application that displays the current population of a species and it's trend of going up or down from the previous year. The trouble I'm ...
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Create new rows for Datagrids

Context I am a designer for an enterprise software that deals with huge data grids. As input is a huge part of our software, I am looking for opinions on what is a good way to create new rows. ...
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What is the difference between a dashboard and a report?

The words 'dashboard' and 'report' are used extensively in data visualization applications such as Google Analytics. But what exactly are the defining characteristics of each? And how, precisely, do ...
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Should we always allow users to delete data even very crucial ones?

In an app, there are certain data that are crucial, for example, transactions or consultations that has a long history. Should a user be able to delete this record permanently and just provide a ...
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Disabling parts of application

I'm working on an application. In this application we've got a page and in this page there are 2 different areas. The top area is used to define information and has a radio select group where we ...
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Prioritize items in a large data grid on mobile devices

I have a data grid of around 100 items (images). I am using an algorithm to differentiate/prioritize some elements and the opposite for some other ones. I do that by giving values to these elements. ...
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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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What do you call that section in a CMS where you just add a data list?

In our CMS there are 3 main sections: Dashboard Section for adding data that will appear in the app (e.g. users, products, location, etc.) Tasks (e.g. approving comments, etc.) I'm not sure how to ...
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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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How to represent quantity in an X / Y axis grid without taking too much space?

We have a graph that displays the symptoms (y axis) and the ages of people who have them (x axis). The bigger the circle, means more people of the same age range share the same symptoms. Example of ...
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Should you autosave when app is minimized?

I'm developing an Android app that allows users to fill out different types of forms (input types = text, numbers, and sliders for certain numbers). The save button is in the top-right corner, in the ...
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Should bulk imports be all-or-none or individual?

I'm working on an application that has a few CSV imports. I'm trying to figure out if the import should be all-or-nothing or if the import should accept all of the valid records in the CSV and reject ...
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Word to describe adding an independent variable to a chart

Consider the following chart. The word "series" is used to describe something unique about the data such as the city. There is also something common to each series curve such as the month ...
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How to highlight available services from unavailable ones?

I merely retrieve a list of company services from database that I just have to display on a web screen. Basically, result is composed of available services for the user and unavailable ones. What ...
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Moderating Mapping Data submitted by the General Public

We want to get the general public to submit data about items they find in the real world onto an app map. For example - let's say we're asking birdspotters to log sightings of birds onto the sighting ...
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When to refresh data?

I've got a web application where the data is constantly changing. But when to refresh it? There is a filtering tool (a sunburst chart) and a table that displays the data. So when the user selects a ...
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How important is consistently formatted sample data

We provide customizable sample data for users of our application. It is basically a text file that takes the form: ObjectName - human readable name All our system cares about is the object name, ...
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When should a modal-dialog get its real-time data?

I have a page which displays some data stored in a database (furthermore defined as "dynamic data"). A modal-dialog also exists on the page which contains some other related dynamic data. The data is ...
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What's the best method to show how many enquiries are made for each item per week?

Say, I've a website that sells 350 different types of pillows from all over the world. Each week, there would be X number of people enquiring about the different pillows, and I would log the ...
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What is the best way to show total sales and breakdown of the total? [closed]

Basically, I need to show the total amt of sales made each week. For this case, let's put the figure at 200. Now, I need to further breakdown this figure and segment them according to salesperson. e....
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Designing legends to handle overlapping/sequential values

I'm moving this question from gis.stackexchange to UX, as UXD's, I think, are better equipped to answer this question. I have always struggled to come up with a great solution to handle quantitative ...
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What data visualization fit my Air pollution app

I have created an app that measures 7 Air pollution parameters (like dust, and car pollution, etc...) and combine the results in to the final pollution level: this is the app description and here is a ...
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Nonparametric vs. Parametric tests

I work as a UX Researcher for a mobile gaming company. We're discussing best practices in analysis, and my colleague suggested that we always use nonparametric tests (e.g., Mann-Whitney U rather than ...
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Design using data instead of design with data

According to the GOV.UK GDS design principle number 3: Design with data In most cases, we can learn from real world behaviour by looking at how existing services are used. Let data drive decision-...
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What is the impediment to a data-driven design process?

Many government organisations and agencies are adopting the GOV.UK - GDS design principles, and it has certainly resulted in the trend of government websites becoming less cluttered and content-...
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When is an exception message too big?

I'm testing a web app that has a cumbersome exception message for attempting to add non-eligible invoices to a payment system, see the image below. The developer sees no issue with this but its ...
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What is the best experience for exporting a spreadsheet on a mobile device?

I'm currently tasked with creating an Export feature for a logged in experience. Users have access to a list of people, that can reach an upper limit of ~120 individuals. And our users want to be ...
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Best way to display data from different categories in a single table?

I am currently trying to figure out the best way to display filterable leaderboard-like data in my web application. The app functions as a type of online-voting competition. When people sign up with ...
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configuration mode on canvas

I am creating a switch visualisation system for IT managers, one of the features I am adding is creating a new authorization relationship between one switch to another. so that one switch is the ...
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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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What would be a good way to visualize recent win/loss (player form) data?

I have data like this which represents the recent form (win/loss record) of a player: ★★★☆★★☆★☆☆★★★★★★ Now, I want to visualize this data. What would be a good way to do so? The purpose is to ...
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What is the purpose behind numerical ratings; e.g. 4/5 stars

Haven given a lot of thought as to which site would be the best fit for this question, I decided it was ultimately a user experience one. Feel free to suggest a better site if you think it would fit ...
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Expandable grid interaction

I am designing a grid and need to accomplish two actions when clicking on a row: 1) navigate to a detail page for that row information 2) open an accordion "drawer" with more information. I am a ...
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graph exploration and data overload

I love to visualize huge graphs (this is a hobby: http://anvaka.github.io/pm/ ). One problem however that keeps me awake at night, is data overload in such graphs. If I render all connections inside ...
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Is it good UX to right align numerical data in a text field when editing?

I understand it's a necessity when it comes to viewing data in a table or a list that numeric values should be righ aligned. but when it comes to editing the values in a text field, should it be same? ...
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Modal Dialog vs Slide down to confirm password when changing E-mail or Password

I have a page with the user data, such as name, age, address, e-mail and password. On this page, the data can be edited with an inline edit form and then click on a "save" button. The e-mail and the ...
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What's a good practice for displaying extended output in a datatable?

I have a datatable with various columns, including one that could potentially include 4k char output. I currently set up the columns to display 200px worth of text. If they want to see the rest of ...
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Maps with Multiple Heat Maps and Other Data

We're about to embark on a small project that requires us to plot various data on a map. Some examples that we need to put on the map: Population Income House Prices Crime Etc Examples 1-3 could be ...
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What are patterns for having user check correctness of data?

In my app design, users need to check the correctness of a list of OCRed data (about 3-10 items depending on the context). Is there a pattern for this? I thought of toggle buttons: Toggles are ...
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Indented row headers

We have a screen layout where we have several columns to display. The problem is - you guessed it - real estate - to be able to fit all columns. This is for desktop, tablet and mobile screens. One of ...
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Best way to display graphs and data visualization of multiple variables and complex data in mobile?

I'm struggling with some data visualization for a mental health app. This app evaluates different mental states (lack of pleasure, sadness, focus, Nervousness) via a questionnaire. The questionnaire ...