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table with too many columns [duplicate]

Hope you are able to help me out with this predicament. I have a requirements for a table with a few columns. As future requirements come in I am having to add to the columns. I wan to prevent the ...
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Alternative to displaying multiple plan columns

I'm working on a pricing page that has 6 different plans. What is the optimal way of displaying them considering the limited amount of space we have? Mobile isn't an issue since they will just be ...
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Simplifying complex user configuration for multiple users and multiple config options

We have a user config set up application where two steps need to happen and this is making the flow of screens quite voluminous and cumbersome for users. When a user is "Enable"d, the card for that ...
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Dual color iOS status bar / Alter width dimensions

What is the best approach for dealing with the status bar when an app screen has two columns. One column is dark whilst the other is light. Can the status bar show light over the dark content and ...
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should header be fixed when using three column layout?

I'm designing three column layout website where all columns scroll independently. There is no problem on large displays, if header(I have large header) is fixed, but on smaller screens (1366x650 px) I ...
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Create and edit M:N binding in large tables in GUI/Web app?

How to enable end-user to create M:N bindings for large multi-column tables? In our case there are tables up to thousands items large. Each table has number of columns. For example Cars (...
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How the best way to show multi-level options on tablet?

I'm making an app with workflow where users have to first select city from list of cities, then select mall from a list of malls in the city, and then select store from a list of stores in the mall, ...
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Name for vertically sliced interfaces?

I'm wondering if there's already a commonly used name for these types of interfaces. The idea is that the content is sliced in to several columns, with very little in the way of horizontal menus ...
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How do you design columns, sections and spacing to force reading direction & usability?

Instead of long, wide single column documents I've started using multiple columns to improve readability (mostly due shorter lines). However, in a document containing multiple columns and sections I'm ...
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How to simplify miller column layout

Context: This is a admin portal for airport backend team. Admin with specific rights will be adding/editing/deleting airports, runways and corresponding inputs. In below wireframe: -- On the left ...
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What is the best way to display multiple columns?

I have been asked to come up with a solution for displaying 50+ columns that were previously viewed in excel and now need to be brought to the desktop application UI. Mobile version is out of scope.
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Best way to align controls in different sections of a form that has different controls and layout

I'm having a hard time designing a simple form to make it look neat. Below is the snapshot of my form which has different sections in the form. Each section is having different combination of ...
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Accessible and Responsive Tables?

I'm looking at creating a large multi-column table within a web app. However we are experiencing a challenge whereby none of the solutions fit the bill 100% and we are wary of just choosing one ...
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For a wall of text, is a lot of columns or one long column better? [closed]

I'm designing a website, and it's probably going to have some long walls of text because it'll be an info site. I have two design ideas that would make it easier to read, but I can't decide. Both ...
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What is the best way to split first/last name and company columns in a table?

We offer a web service that has some entries that are people and some entries that are companies. We currently list them in the same column, but we have gotten some requests for the ability to search ...
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Does infinite scrolling work for side menus?

I am considering to use infinite scrolling on a website. I'm a bit confused because this website has some side menus. Explanation picture : Only the main content panel (2) uses infinite scrolling. ...
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What are some ways to manage more data on single page without scrolling?

Good Morning to all. i have to manage say more than 10 column on single page, for Ex= It is application say student want to give feedback for teacher and according to fields student have to answer. ...
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Best way to display items and related offers/details in mobile apps

I am trying to think of a way to represent list of items along with their offers/details as shown in this link in mobile apps. Please refer to 1st table. 2nd column contains numbers as well as some ...
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Need help to make this layout more readable

I am having trouble figuring out what is the best way to do this layout? Any suggestion on how to improve the layout would be much appreciated. Thank you in advance.
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Same interface items, how to organize them better?

This is a website builder application and I'm having trouble reflecting an easy interface for the user. In my opinion, there are several shortcomings in terms of design here but I don't know to do any ...
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User interface for multi-dimensional data presented as lists

I have an application that lists all the modules loaded in a performance test in a baseline and a current testrun. Each run in turn has many iterations. A user can view the difference of what was ...
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How to add custom columns in a multi column table?

I am designing a control where the 1st column, 'Investment Categories,' corresponds with lots of purposes shown on the right. The users need to be able to add additional Purpose Columns as they work ...
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How to display month name in a small form?

I have to display a form with 12 months and for each month a number input and a toggle button. This form is in a pop-up so I don't have a lot of place. I did two columns with six month per columns. ...
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Multi-column articles

I just came across this article by Paul Lewis. The first thing I noticed was the multi-column layout. It's great that people are trying to break the usage of overused templates for articles/blogs, ...
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Navigating backwards in Miller Columns

I've got a set of Miller Columns on a web application that could be wider than the page width. So this means the first level of the hierarchy might not be visible anymore. What's the most effective ...
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What should the default display in a middle column of a frameset be?

I am working on a site, which displays statistical data about computers (disk, usage, etc...) and there is a web page, which consists of three columns: two smaller on the side, and a large one in the ...
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Two step selection to make a single item

The application I'm creating deals with maintenance issues allowing a user to report a defect and notify the people responsible for looking at the problem. Think of the application as performing ...
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Is better to have two columns of the same size instead of the typical sidebar? Could it confuse the user?

I´m working on the new version of this site and I would like some feedback. The new site has two columns of the same size with information in both, instead of one main content column (bigger) at the ...
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Why use a 3-column layout like StackExchange, Facebook and YouTube?

Why do sites like StackExchange, Facebook and YouTube center their content and reduce its width? As opposed to sites like Reddit that go full width. Are they trying to spare the user from too much ...
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Toggling columns

I have some questions about toggling columns: in an older application, we have some columns that a user can toggle (regardless of available horizontal space). For example, the toggle between ...
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Do columns of text hurt readability on websites?

I have no problem reading articles that are broken into multiple columns of text in newspapers and magazines but this does not seem to carry over to the web for me. I recently came across an article ...
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Advanced sorting

I have some questions about sorting on multiple columns in a desktop application. I have read this thread: How to sort on a single column; OR multiple columns at once, but I guess we won't be able to ...
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Linear vs Column layout, which one is more readable?

Are there existing/approved studies proving that one is better in readability than the other in these 2 layouts? Which one offers more chance to be read completely? download bmml source – ...
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Folding columns of a kanban view

In our enterprise management software, we use "kanban" views for different purposes; pipeline of business opportunities, tasks, recruitment process, bugtracker, etc. The example bellow shows the ...
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Is moving columns in a tree table automatically bad for UX?

I have a tree table that allows the user to group columns arbitrarily. Is it bad UX for me to move the grouped by columns to the front of the table right next to the tree controls? Would it be more ...
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Top-aligned labels for multi column form

I am designing a search screen where I have 7 fields and have split it into 3 columns with top-aligned labelling. Is it a good practice design a web form with top-aligned labels in a multicolumn? ...