Questions tagged [tables]

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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Use of clickable ellipsis in data table row

In the interface I'm designing we have a page with a table that shows a list of support tickets. By clicking on a row, the user is redirected to the page of that single ticket where they can see all ...
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Is the title in SVG supposed to describe the icon or the value it represents?

Suppose I have a table that has icons as a concise form of some value. So I was looking at the title in the svg element. So in this scenario should the title describe the shape of the svg or the ...
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Room Booking & Availability Horizontal Scroll

I'm in the process of designing a room booking / availability web application. Some of the application specifics are; there are 30 rooms (across three floors, in the same building) rooms are of ...
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Okay to enter data directly into small table or better to go to new screen? [duplicate]

My organisation is working with developers to make a new health information system (For mainly desktop users). At moment of delivering the DFS, they are asking for more $$$$ as they say the complexity ...
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Visually categorizing table columns?

In our data table, we have three types of columns. Let's call these Type A, B and C. There is only 1 column which is Type A, maybe 4-7 columns that are Type B and the rest are Type C (the least ...
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Mobile Tables - Accessibility (iOS vs Android)

iOS - Disclosure Indicators When this element is present, users know they can tap anywhere in the row to see the next level in the hierarchy or the choices associated with the list item. Use a ...
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What's the best method to group/ungroup rows in a data table?

I've been struggling with a good solution to group/ungroup rows in a data table. We've initially implemented drag-n-drop but that was a nightmare to implement due to 3rd-party library restrictions, &...
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how to relay same table header on multiple tables?

So I have multiple comparison tables on one page. They all have the same companies names at the top for comparison on each table. Each section which has a table is comparing different data sets. How ...
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Table - list view and details view

In our current table displaying all clusters in a model, we have both list view and details view. We also allow the user to click on an arrow on the row when they want to see the full view of that ...
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Same form fields - two purposes/functions

Working on a project for adding new entry/entries to a table and/or viewing the table. We have required fields for adding a new entry. Only one of those fields is required for viewing. The ...
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How best to display multiple data points in a single row in a list view?

Hey! I'm designing a list that needs to accommodate multiple data points in a single row under a single category, and I'm wondering if there are any UI patterns that are best suited for this need. I'...
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Responsive Tables : Adjusting row count to fit the available real estate

I'm designing a screen with tabular data, and trying to explain to the developers what is required. First off, I want to make sure that my design is feasible. My goal is to... Have tabular data on ...
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Table Columns with Complex Structures (fields under it, that can have fields underneath too-like nested ones)in a few of its col

This is for Web Application. I am looking for tabular UIs that doesn't have nesting but is able to show a child row under a parent row and those children can have further children and so on. My ...
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Comparison table for subelements

Can you please help me determine which comparison design is better for UX? I have documents with elements. Every element has 5 attributes. I need to compare those attributes across 3 to 5 documents. ...
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Toggle button on a table field

I'm thinking of using a toggle button to publish/unpublish a product in a table field. What is your view on using a toggle button and keeping a field clickable in a table?
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Best approach to having a sort, select and set of action buttons on a table row

Okay so I have a bit of an odd table to achieve and I'm unsure on the the best UI/UX approach to go with. I have a small table of files, usually at most there would be about 10 files, one of the ...
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Listing multiple events with sub-events on a page

I have a fairly large collection of martial arts events that I'm listing on a page. Each event happened on a given date and in a given location (country, state, city). Each event has one or more ...
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Pizza menu design that makes it easy to find the ingredients you want? [closed]

I came across this recently: and I thought it could be improved by extracting the common ingredients into columns, like this: code I find the table intimidating at first. But once you understand it,...
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Is right click on tables bad UX

We've a grid where users can select multiple rows and perform actions on them. When rows are selected, we show action buttons at the top of the grid. We've been thinking about making these actions ...
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how should i design my table or what is the alternative?

I want to have a table where i dont want to show data repeated. Every column are meant to be treated differently. should I use different tables or what is the better way to show them. Example: |------...
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best way to display data tables with too many columns [duplicate]

I am faced with a challenge on the best way to help the user scan data, and make a determination about the status of their pipeline, in a flash. What is the best way to display data for a table that ...
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Responsive table with many text inputs

I have a table of this type: So I need to make it responsive, look good on mobile devices. Several notices about table: 1) Yeah, there definitely should be some tips for every text field, it's ...
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Can I have multiple rows with <th> in a table

I recently read that a table can have multiple rows of < th > and pass validity. I have a narrow table and need to get < th > on multiple rows. When I test with NVDA it reads all the < th > ...
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Users want to create tables with many columns and infinite scrolling rows - how do we handle this?

I have a situation where users are capable of creating their own searches on extensive data sets, using a query-like user interface. Our users come from a strong Excel background and are used to ...
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PDF fixed vs automatic column width

I have a document (a report) with a table structure. It can be exported to PDF. I want to ask, what is better from the UX point of view? a) Fixed column widths. Pros: all documents have the same ...
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Possible ways to highlight table rows temporarily

I am trying to replicate an existing pattern we have in our application where when you navigate to a page after clicking a link that references a certain item, that item card is expanded and a border ...
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Best way to align number columns in a table that has a text column after

It is a common knowledge that number column in a table should be right-aligned, whereas text column — left. In this example (taken from this article), you can see that there is a text column (...
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Grid/table with lots of buttons

Considering I have a grid with a number of buttons for actions the user can perform. It looks like this. I have a number of similar grids in the system. I am wondering peoples opinions on if I should....
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How do present information in a pricing table to make it less cluttered and overwhelming?

I'm working on a Pricing table that not only has a lot of plan options involved, but also a lot of features under each plan. The higher the plan, the more features you get. To make it less ...
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What's a good UX alternative to a table with data?

I'm working on a profile page where a user (Tutor) can add subjects and details that they would like to teach. please refer to the attachment. I think that having a table is very cluttered and I'm ...
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Which is the best way to deal with table, when we have more than 500 expandable list in a view page?

I have a view page in my application wherein I am listing the number of devices along with the device configuration details like protocol, Broker Ip, Payloads etc. I have designed this list in such a ...
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States and behaviour for progress bars embedded in tables

These days it is not uncommon for data tables to contain more complex UI elements (i.e. not just data), with things like pills (or tags), call-to-action buttons, icons, and even graphs & charts (e....
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Table around 20 columns

I want to display a table with 20 columns in a web-page with big headings on each column. I don't want to use scrolling for tables. Is there any better way to display them or any approach would be ...
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Input data in data tables

I have to design a data table which is going to be 288 rows and 15 in size. I want to make it easy for users to input data efficiently. The data covers an entire day, in 5 minutes intervals, i.e. (...
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Redesign a page for mobile, while keeping a “similar” layout to the desktop view, desktop uses a table

Well I have a page that looks decent on desktop, and most of the site is working responsive as well. The website has as goal to provide people to sign up for (sport) tournaments, and allows users to ...
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Combined Tables View

I have 4 different types of external logging data that can be opened in my desktop application. They are displayed as tables. Each of these have a few columns in common (e.g. timestamp), but most of ...
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When providing programming documentation to users of an office suite software, does intelligent cell merging in tables, make the info more accessible?

Examples of such merged-cell use, alongside versions of same info without merged-cell use Info using merged cells Table 1 Table 2 Same info without using merged cells Table 1 Table 2 Background ...
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What are good ways to present an info table that has info spanning 2 vertically-adjacent cells in a middle column, & that has no other merged cells?

Explanation of question The following table illustrates the issue: HTML source for table: <table> <thead><th>Column 1</th><th>Column 2</th><th>Column 3<...
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Can one filter be always selected by default?

I am not sure if it is good user experience to have one filter always pre-selected by default. Can't use a toggle, because of the consistency issues with other pages. But I would like to keep all ...
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Value input for several dependent ranges

My system measures events for event sets. The activity level for each event set is based on the amount of events in that set. The numbers in the image below illustrate the amount of events needed for ...
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How to describe two variables in a heatmap?

I need to describe distribution of showtimes across day-hours and their occupancy. Showtimes distribution across day-hours can be described using a simple heatmap/ table, e.g. Here each times-cell ...
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Sort/Search/Filter - In each column or one for the whole table?

What are your thoughts on the use of sort/search/filter functionality within each table column vs. a single sort/search/filter that drives the entire table? When is one preferred over the other? What ...
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In a table of contents in an Admin area, where should the VIEW link be placed

On the image below, the title 'Admin access' is a link that allows you to view the user role. At the same time, under the 'actions' section there is also a button (eye icon) that does the same thing. ...
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Rule for aligning Table Status indicators

Should status indicators in a table be centre aligned to each other or left aligned? Option 1: Left aligned Option 2: Center aligned
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What is the preferred way of displaying interactive information in a small space, eg table cell?

I have a list of athletes that have competed in a race. For each athlete, I want to be able to do a couple actions for each athlete, like View Time Online View Team of Athlete View Time Splits View ...
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How to display table if you have more than 50 columns [duplicate]

I need suggestion on how to display table if you have more than 50 columns on a page.
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Desktop only: Display multiple one-row tables

I couldn't find a fitting solution to that so I am asking for your guys opinions - what is the best way to display multiple one-row tables? Since there is a lot of other information behind each row, ...
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Best [Insert row / Remove row] user action for table on touch screen

I have to code a widget displaying a table on a touch screen and I'm wondering what is commonly used to do so? I thought about holding click down between two rows to insert and holding click down on a ...
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Date-time data entry in local time for daylight savings time “turn back” transition period

I have an application in which users can enter tabular data such as: start | value ------------------- | ----- 12:30:00 27/10/2019 | 0 01:30:00 27/10/2019 | 1 02:30:00 27/10/2019 | 2 ...
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How to download the same item in different file formats, and an optional additional item?

I'm building an internal app for a company. Ideally the user should be trained to use the app (eventually), but it would be better to make it understandable without the need of a specific training. ...