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Tables are a means of organizing content into rows and columns, often – but not always – in a grid-based layout where columns and rows have distinct relationships.

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How to position the two panels

I have a question about how to arrange 2 panels for one section. Situation: I’m navigating through the settings and the page with user settings is causing me problems. Because there is a hierarchy ...
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What is the best way to show all errors on a paginated table?

I have data being displayed in a table that could be dozens of pages long. The user is only able to submit the data if the table is error free. It is not adequate to simply show a banner at the top ...
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Nested Data List

I have (many) assignments dates, for each date it has many assignments names, for each name it has its own time, for each time(assignment) it has many business activities, for each activity it has ...
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UI design for filtering several data fields, multiple fields

I need to come up with a UI to filter a table. I saw this question but which makes me want to go to a single-box design. However, my team is leaning for a multi-field solution. We use a piece of ...
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Designing a table with a lot of numbers, how do I make it look clean?

I'm working for a client who is switching from an old UNIX system to a web-based application for their internal system. There are several columns of numbers in colored chips. The colors have meaning (...
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strike-through a good indicator for removed values in a list

Is a strike-through a good indicator for removed values in a list? Currently, the background of the removed values is red, but we need another grammar indicator to show that the value has been removed ...
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Tree table, filters and open/closed state

Let's say there is a tree table displaying a hierarchical structure. There are actually two kinds of objects displayed in the table, one kind forming the internal nodes of the tree and the other one ...
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What exactly do you count when filtering items in multiple filtering menus that all interact to filter a dataset

Example Let's say I have some tabular data. This is a contrived short example, but imagine thousands of rows and a dozen columns. Type Value A Foo A Bar B Foo B Bar And you can filter this table ...
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Selecting a table row for highlighting when there are interactive cells

I have table that looks like this: I need the switches to be toggleable and the APRAKSTS to be editable (it probably needs some kind of indicator). Also, as you can see, the last 3 columns have ...
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Is it okay to make a button appear in a table header after an action?

I need assistance in deciding between two user experiences for handling tabular data. Use Case: Users encounter a difficult-to-process column (the 2nd one in this instance) and they decide to split ...
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Should the last column in a table typically be right aligned?

This answer says that left vs right alignment should be based on the data type in the column. For example, left align text and right align numbers. I have heard that you should right align your last ...
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What could I use instead of these pill drop down selectors

I am looking for a alternative way to display multiple options for a user selection. The user selects a part and then must select a choice of options which populates a table. I tried with 'pill' ...
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Whats the best, most functional but also aesthetic way to display nested list data?

I'm looking for a technique for showing nested object data/additional data in a list view. As a policy, only one list view tile will be expanded to show additional data at a time, so that it doesn't ...
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Complex table design based on diagram selection

enter image description hereI am building a web based tool to manage car repairs. The user would select an area of the car and a part from a list of supplied parts. They would then select what they ...
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UI/UX when showing a ton of data on a small mobile device

I need to show a ton of data and make it look good. Heres my current list view: Heres what i think is "nicer": And heres another idea with table switches: Some guidance is appreciated. Im ...
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What's a better way to differentiate row types on wide tables

Looking to improve the usability of the a claims dashboard for claims assessors. The users feedback was that they find it hard to visually differentiate each claim by panel type (row 1). i've fixed ...
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How to make table with subtable eaisly readable

I want to display a table with some parent and sub data and I am finding it difficult to make it readable I want to display headings for all the values so the user can understand what they are looking ...
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A better way to show hierarchical lists

I have a hierarchical data arranged in, say, gardens -> trees -> branches -> leaves. A user can create multiple gardens, and each garden can have multiple trees, with each tree having ...
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I'm trying to think of a bests practice to "Suppress" an alert (or multiple, but never all alerts) in a table where every row is an alert

Question says it all.. but I want to be able to select a specific number (or a single) alert (row) and suppress it - AKA don't show it to me again. I also want to be able to see All Suppressed Alerts (...
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What is the best UX for navigating from a table to an individual record back to the table?

Let's say I have a table view with a list of records (in this case, transactions). A user can click on the Transaction ID to navigate to the individual transaction record in the same tab. If the user ...
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How to best represent multiple status in different columns [duplicate]

As I'm using chips component to diplay status or tags, it becomes hard and tricky to dissociate each status. Here you can see different parameters. And status as the main value like (active or ...
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Sorting option between grid and list view

I have a view in our saas product which has a grid of items as cards. In the toolbar there is a dropdown for sorting which one of the options being 'most recent' - this is the most common sorting ...
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Workflow steps with configuration setup UI

I have an application where users can setup workflow steps. The workflow setup is a editable table with a field for configuration. The issue I have is with this field. This field has some JSON snippet....
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Designing multi-value row and multi-value column comparison data table (best practice for clarity)

Please let me know if this is not the right stackexchange site for this question...any suggestions where this should be posted would be greatly appreciated! I'm looking to create a table that is ...
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Right way to show hours spent on project - with or without h:m

I'm currently involved in a project that focuses on tracking the time spent by team members on various projects. We are facing a dilemma regarding whether to include the 'h' notation in the 'Work ...
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Best way to mark rows as not applicable in a data table

I am redesigning an old greenhouse gas emissions regulatory application that has a common design pattern where data tables include "Not Applicable" marked as N/A as the first column. When ...
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Maximum width of a tag

I would like to ask if there's a a common value to the maximum width of a tag? Thanks
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Elegant layout for a table with long row / column headers but simple cells

I have a table, possibly a very large table, where every cell is just a simple checkbox (e.g., click-dragging will check/uncheck a grid at a time). The table will have both row and column headers. ...
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Using a filter chip with counter

1. Context I have a table that shows a bunch of items falling into either of the below categories. Some users struggle to find these filters. 2. Possible solution I am considering using filter chips ...
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What is the best way to show the number of users in a table?

In your opinion, what is the most clear and fastest way to see the number of members that belong to a specific team? 1- Just having the number 2- Having avatars, where you can mouse hover to see the ...
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How to highlight a user in a table?

I'm creating a data table and I would like to highlight the user, so they know it's them on the table when they view it. What would be the best way to do it? Adding '(you)' after the name, or just ...
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Enhancing user awareness of bulk action button activation requirements

I am working on a program that primarily handles reports in the form of tables. These tables contain actions that can be performed on multiple items simultaneously (bulk actions). The bulk action ...
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Considerations for using a dropdown with multiple inputs and selections in a table row to add additional scenarios

Please see the mockup up example. The scenario is to set an initial price, then the user can use the dropdown down to set dates in the future that the user can either increase or decrease the price by ...
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Adding data to table on same page

so here is interesting question I have a data table, where person adds data at the end of the table, current design is following, input table is same width as data column Unfortunately it is not ...
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Does objects cause less cognitive load than tables

I have a feeling that if you make card view or similar object that represents an item from the real world, such as a 'car' or 'person', then it causes less cognitive load than a table view - except ...
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Scheduled vs actual dates & times on a table

I'm designing a "Deliveries" page for a B2B web app. Users can see their deliveries on a table and filter, see the details of each delivery, and export. The columns of the table are: ...
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Managing mixed-state item selections in table-based UI actions

See graphics below. Context: There is a table-based layout that presents data. Within this table, two categories of actions exist: general actions that apply to the entire table and selection-specific ...
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What is the appropriate logic for the range filter to filter events that has a start date and end date?

I have a list of events that has a start and end date, and a range filter to filter the listing. My team and I have varying opinions on the logic of the range filter. Consider the following filter ...
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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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Show included dates in a matrix/table

I’m stuck on that problem since last friday. I work for a white-label company. My task here is to display multiple date ranges concerning cancellation fees based on the number of days before the ...
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Pushing values across a row of cells

I have a screen where users input values across a grid of cells. In some cases, users want to push a value from column 1 across the rest of the row. We currently have an autocomplete mechanic (row ...
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Export all table data when filter is applied?

If filters are applied to a table, should an export button export all the content in the table or just the content resulted of filtering?
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How to show elements in a table row that are not combinable ? ( Pls see description)

I am having issue with a current project. We have a table which shows "offers" and also these offers would be applicable to mobile numbers labelled as : Number 1, Number 2 etc as you shown ...
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Conflict between sidebar and tables with many columns

I am designing an internal tool for a client. This tool is very information dense and most of its content is tables with a lot of columns. When designing the navigation I had thought of a sidebar, but ...
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Horizontal and vertical alignment of headers in property tables

We have a Web application with a right sidebar which shows a lot of vertically stacked cards with details (aka properties) of the main active entity. Each card contains a property table, where each ...
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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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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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Displaying date and time based on other conditions

I have 5 columns (Order #, Product, Status, Priority, and Date). The values in the Date Column are displayed based on the Status column. For example, if the status is Request, then show the requested ...
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Which UI design can I use for filtering various data fields from one search box?

In a view with a table that displays a number of data fields for employees (including name, country, start date, and email), we are looking to allow users to filter results by both name and country. ...
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Table column labels combined with subheaders

I am currently working on a digital form, and at one stage the user has to select one or more elements from a list of transactions. Each list element has multiple columns with different information. ...
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