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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 to visualize my cron jobs

I would like to visually present my CRON jobs. Right now I only have three, but i'm planning on adding 10 more soon. I have tried googling for hours to find a suitable template to map this on. ...
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Skill charts in a portfolio - Not good “UX”?

This is a rather unusual question for this site, but it seems UX enough for me. I have read this article, Things I (honestly) don’t want to see in your portfolio, and the one point that struck me the ...
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Ways to indicate a series is selected on a line chart

I have a program that displays a dense collection of line series. I can select series from a tree view to the left of the chart. My issue is I need an elegant way to show the user which line series ...
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Are there studies on scanning patterns for dual/multiple screens?

There are well known scanning patterns (such as F and Z scanning for websites that have been around for some time), but my assumption is that these have been built up over the years from research on ...
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What is the utility of creating a full-depth Visual Sitemap?

I’m a programmer that is new to UX and have a potential web project that has probably ~5k pages. What type of information could I take away and benefit from this tedious exercise?
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Displaying categories in tables

I am designing a table for my company's dashboard. I need to show type of the data shown in the table. So far there is 6 type categories: Job ads, E-mail campaign, Display ads, Event, Referral and ...
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Visualizing large tabular data

I'm trying to find the best way to visualise the following tabular data. Problem: There are several channels and each channel has two platforms. The value of the channel's platform could range ...
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What is the name of this dashboard UI element?

I've seen many dashboards or statistics pages/screens to have some kind of "dashboard header" in which larger text or graphics are present. They are designed to give an overview of important ...
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How to eliminate a repeating tree hierarchy for the types that share the same structure?

Below there is a modal where I have three categories that contain the same tree structure. Is there a way I can consolidate or simplify these three structures into one or maybe restructure this in a ...
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How important are avatars/profile images in the context of social feedback?

How important are avatars/profile images in the context of social feedback or inticing behavior as opposed to just the name of a user or an abstract avatar? Specifically, in the case of consumer ...
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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 represent a score that can be positive or negative?

I need a simple (aka not ugly) visual element to represent a score that can be positive or negative. My score matrix will probably be similar to this page: http://snapsort.com/cameras/Canon-PowerShot-...
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Proportional voting

Suppose we have a vote widget. There are four possible options: Vote for the proposal Vote against the proposal Abstain (i.e. neither for nor against) Veto the proposal (i.e. very strongly against) ...
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Distinguishing overlapping event types in a timeline

I am working with software that is used for scheduling astronomical observations. I've created a timeline view for the user to create, view, and edit observation schedules. Here's my mock-up: Gray ...
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Visualize popular routes/connections

I'm working on a dashboard for regional tourism agencies (both private and governmental). One requirement is to visualize popular connections between points of interest (POI). So for each POI where ...
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How to display huge sum of hours

I have a table which sums up worked hours for each project. When the ammount of hours is huge, has still sense use hh:mm format, or decimal format could be more clear? Reading, for example 7650:30, ...
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What are some ways to display 3 dimensional data in a table?

I have some data that has 2 dimensions that I currently display the values of in a table. The dimensions are Gender & Age. For example "there are 12 thirty year old Males". Now I need to add a ...
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Making a network graph more readable

I have a graph showing nodes on the map of the US. There are between 100 and 400 nodes, and all two nodes have a line connecting them. The problem is that there are so many connections that the graph ...
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Best way to visualize route frequency on a map?

I have a map that displays flight routes. Now I'd like to indicate that some routes are operated more frequently. Example (flights per week): SFO - NRT: 27 JFK - BER: 4 BER - DXB: 12 How to ...
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Visually organize weighted network

Background I have a weighted network, where each node/vertex is a person. The weight of the connection between each node represents the level of interaction between the two. Each node is represented ...
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Time series graph that is not a Gantt Chart?

I am trying to design a screen that displays multiple product subscriptions purchased through time. While a Gantt chart perfectly captures the requirement, I have been trying to find an alternate way ...
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Visualization for showing 31 different combinations

I have a dataset of customers and products they could have. There are a total of 5 different products (A,B,C,D,E). A customer can have any combination of the products, for example a customer can have ...
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Best Data Visualization Technique for real time data obtained in tabular form?

I need some guidance with the following problem- I have a table of huge data which looks somewhat like the diagram below: There are 6 servers. Each server contains 3 folders. (The number of servers ...
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Data Visualization: Visualizing current year annual performance by juxtaposing last year total and year to date numbers

Working on a revenue piece where I have to show current YTD ( Year to date ) performance with last year’s YTD and the total revenue last year for a specific product. The below image shows the ...
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Stacked bar chart: 100 Year Lifecycle Investment Requirements

My organization has tasked me with copying a specific stacked bar chart (someone stumbled upon it on the web) in order to visually display information about 100 Year Lifecycle Investment Requirements. ...
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Chart with long ordinal text labels in mobile screen

I need to display the counts of a lot (between 10-30) of ordinal values on a mobile screen (in an app). At the moment I'm thinking of doing a bar chart, with wrapped labels: Something quite | ...
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What color scale to use for heat map with positive and negative values?

I am trying to see what the most intuitive or most conventional color scale would be for a heat map with values that can be either positive or negative (percent difference from expected). e.g., -50%, ...
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Using hue/saturation to represent multiple dimensions

I remember reading about this a while ago but I forget where, so I'm trying to 1) confirm that I remembered correctly and 2) find a supporting reference (book, research article) Suppose I have a data ...
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Can I visualize a bubble with value 0?

Background: I got a few values on the scale 0..1 and -1..1 that we have been asked to visualize as bubbles. The value 1.0 would be the largest sized bubble and 0.5 would half the size, and so on. ...
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Graph type showing aggregate id⇒(before, after)?

What's the category of graphs for showing this? ID | before | after ------------------- 0 | 45.6 | 24.3 ------------------- 1 | 1.7 | 89.5 ------------------- ⋮ | ⋮ | ⋮ I was thinking ...
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How to Create Timeline with Dynamic Start/End Dates

I'm trying to think of an intuitive way to make the the start/end dates changeable for the timeline (x-axis) of this graph. On mobile this would be easy because you could use pinch to zoom in/out but ...
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Data visualization for showing a person's decile

Consider a service where you can inquiry someone's SSN and you will be shown his personal information and his income decile among the population of his country is one of those information. Right now a ...
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Need to display 3 grids (lists) with many to many relationships

Need some help here to design a container having 3 lists(grids) communicating with each other as below: The requirements are: There are multi select allowed on each list. On selecting customers, ...
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How to visualize status where a lower number or a zero is better than a higher number?

I am in the process of designing the user interface of a ticket system. There will be a dashboard view which displays the most recent number of open ticket. One user need is to be aware of open ...
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What are the correct terms for these visualization components?

What is the proper term for a vertical line on a visualization that follows a mouse cursor? Nb, screenshots have removed my mouse cursor but it exists on the same vertical plane as the dot in the ...
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What is the best chart for showing a set of percentages that add up to 100%?

For example, I would like to display the percentage of poker hand types after a simulation. Example data: High card: 14.92% Pair: 42.08% Two pair: 24.94% Three of a kind: 5.44% Straight: 5.44% Flush:...
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Visualization chart for four dimensional data [closed]

I am trying to find a way to visualize the data related to road accidents. The data has following dimensions: Year Accident happened (Numeric) | Location of Accident (String) | Count of Accidents ...
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Visualising of Products Using Dimensioned Drawings and Tables

I´m currently planning to develop a software that generates a Product catalogue. The software reads data from the database then apply business logic in order to create the catalogue which will be ...
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Displaying results of conditional questions

I am working on the display of survey results. Basically, our company sends chatbot-like surveys to employees. I am working on a better way to display the results at the end of these surveys, with the ...
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Graphs - Contrast b/w colors are eye soothing colors

I have recently had a chance to work on graphs and charts, and I'm facing a problem when there are a lot of bars in a chart or stacked bars in a graph. Should we consider going with eye soothing ...
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How to visualise nested AND / OR groups? [duplicate]

I'm wondering if anyone here can shed some light on working with visualising logic for beginning users. I am struggling with finding a proper way to display logic such as: "Item name #1 AND (Item ...
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How to visualize many weighted scores contributing to a final score?

I have a couple of (only very slightly technical) users that require a way to visualize a "scorecard". They have different factors that are scored. Each factor has a weight associated with it and the ...
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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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Best way to visualize product's usage given name, start time and end time

I have a report which has: Product Name, Start Time, End Time. Amazon DynamoDB 7/1/14 0:00 7/1/14 1:00 Amazon DynamoDB 7/1/14 1:00 7/1/14 2:00 Amazon DynamoDB 7/1/14 4:00 7/1/14 5:00 Amazon ...
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Displaying Averages for Stacked Bar Graph

I'm currently trying to show an average line to a stacked bar graph. I was thinking something along the lines of this: My problem is that I want to show an average for a stacked bar graph, similar ...
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What is the best way to display a websites visitors by location?

Though, the title is self-explanatory, I would like to ask you for your opinion on what is the best technique to use, to visualize geolocation data of the users, who visited your website. This ...
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How to represent the session switch from one node to other node? Will Sankey chart work? [closed]

Folks, Is it possible to create a sankey chart like the one attached using any libraries? Basically, I want to show how many sessions were steered/switched from one network to the other. D3js and ...
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Best choice for data with multiple variables?

I am tasked with creating an interactive visualization of tasks, where the visualization needs to show: - task importance - task progress - task state (active, completed) - task relationship (tasks ...
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Best way to distinguish extremes in a bubble without value label

I'm displaying some data related to categories using a series of overlapping bubbles. Bubble sizes correspond to category data value so one can compare categories between each other based on bubble ...