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How to visualize graph with different data types: boolean & integer?

I have two variables: A is an integer from 0-1000u (u=some arbitrary unit) B is either 1 or 0 I need to visualize a graph (or graphs) to show the relationship of A & B (y-axis) against t (time; ...
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Styling a hint for relative numerical value

Background: I have a list of elements in a browser which each are a numerical distance away from the same origin point. I want to give a visual hint to quickly give a feeling for how far a list-item ...
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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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How to make coloured object of the same 'weight' as its white counterpart?

I'm currently doing a report and this is one of the cards presented on the report. I feel that the header seems a little flat and out of place - I assume it's because it is coloured, but I may be ...
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Any best practice on how to represent player progress stat in a game?

I'm making a musical game where user should recognize notes and get faster at note reading. I'm in the designing process and I get quite stuck on the designing of the player progress on the level ...
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Visualize Date gaps and dates overlapping

A part can have one successor or multiples successors. A part can also have one predecessor or multiple predecessor The problem we have we want to quickly be able to view which part has which ...
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What is the name for a plot that shows data at each X,Y coordinate

I'm creating some new plotting infrastructure and I can't figure out what this type of plot should be called. It's a pretty basic plot where you have an Cartesian X-Y grid and each grid cell ...
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Simple ways to display search results with lots of text and enable easy parsing of information

I'm working on some test infrastructure stuff in my company and developing a web front-end meant for comparing the results of different UI tests (automatic ones running in the background mostly). ...
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How would you visualize authorization deviation with 90+ rules?

Users can preselect an authorization set (1). And, later on, modify the set. As a user, I want to see how the original authorization set differs from the one I changed. So I can see which ...
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Examples of two/multiple facet scoring?

Working on an interesting scenario - we need to communicate a "score" that has two facets: A percentage based score that has a threshold that must be met to pass (90%) Specific items that ...
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How to implement a side filer bar for smaller screens without overlying the platform content

Currently, I'm working on a data-driven platform. I designed a side filter bar which allows user to filter data dependable of his needs. The problem appears on smaller screens. After a discussion with ...
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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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How to associate color with accuracy for segmented gauge?

I'm writing a personality test app and am thinking of a way to implement the UI for recording answers. The test requires the user to answer how accurately terms like "kind" or "cold" describe their ...
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How to visualize data with extreme value differences?

I am working on some routines for a client application to visualize data in a 3d bar chart style. The data consists mostly of smaller values with only a few large values. For example: 6,942,535,341 ...
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Displaying a large number of columns in a table

I have a Twitter Bootstrap based table with responsive CSS. Everything looks good but, when I try to put more columns than the size of the table supports, I have a line breaking. I tried to change ...
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How to represent differences between two rows of a database

How can I represent the changes between two rows of a database similar to the split diff of GitHub? Context I would like to visualize the changes made to a table which are happening over time. For ...
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Does visual design really affect UX?

I am really concerned about the effects of visual design on user experience, but as this may seem too broad, let me clarify it a little. My statement is that, if the user can find the information he ...
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Best way to present multiple types of data in a cluster bar chart?

This company has two different customer types and they all have two different kind of contracts. The aim here was to show all the contract prices in the same chart. As you can see I tried to map ...
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Textbased RPG: in a battle, how can I distinguish between your actions and the enemy?

In my game, the way my battles work is you attack and sometimes the enemy attacks in return. It's always one on one. Here's how this looks: The first line is your action, the rest is the enemy's. ...
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How can I keep up-to-date with the latest thinking about designing complex, rich applications?

I am designing a very complex eco-system of apps. I like to make sure I am up-to-date with the latest thinking, research and trends in app and UI/UX design. I find that there are many great articles, ...
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Intuitive interface for Composing Boolean Logic?

I'm interested to know how people have, or would construct an interface which simplifies constructing logical boolean conditions? (Yes, it's a database query builder) In my mind a bad interface has ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for separating the zoom-in/out of x and y axes in a chart

Currently, I am working on a plotting library to plot a few charts. Most of the charts data vary in the x-dimension much more than in the y-dimension. Example: time x y 0 0 0 1 1 0.0044 2 ...
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Benefits of displaying information in a grid of cards over a table list?

I can appreciate that using a grid of cards is useful when there are pictures or graphical information to display. However, are there any other pros/cons of using one over the other to display a large ...
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Visualizing squashed availability of N-items

I'm trying to squash the availability view of n-items into a single day column in an availability calendar. The use case is for reserving products. We can have n-pieces of any particular product, say ...
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How to find later parts of a multi-part article

Consider the very common scenario where someone writes a series of articles (Parts 1 through n). With my publisher, Simple-Talk.com, for example, independent of whether I send them one at a time or ...
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Visualisation Legend Scrollable or alternative solution?

The data visualisations that I am working with could have up to 20 categories in the legend, which presents a problem. This is due to visuals been inside a card with a fixed height. As a result I am ...
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user interaction: different ways of visualizing data

I have a project which contains a piechart. Every group in the piechart has its key, value, percentage and a description. Of the ways shown below, which is the best to visualize the data? Is there a ...
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Displaying Continuous and Discrete Time Series Data

I have an existing analysis tool which compares two datasets: An Input message log An output message log The tool compares the differences between the two sets by looking at: The number of each ...
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How do you compare two trends on the same chart when one metric higher = positive, second metric higher = negative?

So we have two metrics that could potentially go on the same chart because they are semi-related and the user will want to compare them. However, when the first metric has a higher percentage, it is ...
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data visualization - how to visualize the lack of data for certain amount of time

Currently, I'm redesigning the line chart. Sometimes for the chosen time period, the user might lack data. I need to visualize it. Someone has any experience what would be the best solution? is it ...
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Line chart - do you add a legend to one variable data visualisation?

I started to consider what's the best practice for one-variable data visualization? Shall the legend be included in this case or not? What's important the component headliner indicates what's data ...
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Best way to show employee performance data in 5 minute blocks for multiple employees performing various tasks throughout the day?

I am working on web development project that will let warehouse managers view their employee's performance. There are nine different tasks that an employee does repeatedly throughout the day. The ...
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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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What results to display when comparing current and past data?

Working on an analytics dashboard that allows the user to select a recent date range with the option to compare that date range against a previous time period. Now, let's say they want to see how ...
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Which is the best graph to display sales value and target in a small space?

I'm currently doing some research into graphs for an internal weekly sales email. I've had conflicting feedback as to what type of graph is best for monthly sales vs target. I've trialled two options, ...
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How to fix this issue of showing multi-color coded events on a timeline?

I need to show multiple(8-10) type of repetitive events on a horizontal timeline in a multi-color coded fashion. But this approach seems to be harder for user to grasp and lead to high cognitive load. ...
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Information on Duration or Start/End Time

My question has split my team in the middle, so I'm here for more opinions. We have this Gantt Chart where you can extend/shrink tasks by hovering then dragging them from start/end. When this ...
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Data visualisation - how to visualize relative size of data charts related to each dimension rather than the overall amount of replies

Currently, I redesign a data-driven platform and what is confusing is a presentation of data on a comparison view. As you can see the bar's size is relative for each value (rows), but not relative to ...
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How to display 'Mistake Contribution %' in a column out of total mistakes?

There are a total number of mistakes X, now I want to create a column for showing distribution for the total mistakes X, what will be the shorter name or better way to represent this? Note: Total ...
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Modularscale for platform with large amount of data

Currently, I'm redesigning a platform which is basically a large database. The current paragraph is 15px with 24px line-height (major second - 1.125) modular scale. I was considering to change it into ...
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Representing a network delay in fetching the status of a network object

Back story I am working on a monitoring view of a network management system. The system allows the user to deploy a network object in a client environment. Once done, this monitoring view shows the ...
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Best UI approach to align the column titles of reports

I would like to know what the best approach is to align header columns according to their data type. I haven't found any Human Design Interface articles explaining this. Should the header column ...
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Best practices about options and toggles

I'm a developer building a data visualization page and I need a bit of advice on UX design, hope someone can help me! The product is a visualization SaaS that shows our users data in a novel way. ...
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How to handle data addition in data grid when data is sorted

I have data grid in application which has pagination and the latest added record is added on top. If the data is already sorted on a column and another record is added to the table how should the ...
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How can I show that something is necessary, but can be done in any order?

I'm trying to model the rules of a rather complex game into a flowchart, so that newer players have an easier time understanding what to do when. The rules say that within your turn, you have to do ...
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Visualize realtime timeline chart

We have a system that collects events. An event typically occurs every 10th second or so, but its pretty random. The system collects the events during a project's lifetime which usually runs for ...
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Visualize file relations

I'm desiging an interface where file relations are a bit complicated and I could really use some help on how to visualize them. Basically, it's a programme where you can change different kinds of ...
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How to display data with variation to unsophisticated users?

In my application, students are grouped into classes and each student has a performance metric. I want to be able to show teachers and principals a list of classes, along with an aggregate performance ...
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Overtime + 2 other aspects data visualization

What kind of data visualization can show 3 aspects of the data including time (the others are the number of conversions and revenue)? For example, I thought about bubble chart where size is one aspect ...
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How to distinguish Time-bound vs One time events in a timeline

I'm working on a 'Timeline' component, where there are two kind of events that need to be represented: Time-bound events: An event that has a fixed start and end time (for example a meeting) One ...

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