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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Should one filter filter the selections of another filter? If so, how should it work?

First time asker, forgive me if I get anything wrong. I'm working on a big-data enterprise product that has many filters to allow the user to find what they want in a table with thousands of rows and ...
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UX Patterns for Horizontal Scrolling wide tables

I'm working on a web app that functions more or less like a kanban with rows extending off-screen to the bottom and columns extending offscreen to the right. The solution requested is to add a "...
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Letting user change displayed data in overview (table)

This part of my app will be for managers who need to approve the working hours of their employees. A manager will get a overview(1) with all the hours they need to approve, also hours from employees ...
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Table filtering UX - Autofilter vs. Click to confirm? [duplicate]

I'm currently designing table filtering controls and wanted to know what the thoughts are on autofiltering (filters apply as you select) vs. having a user click an apply button to show the results (or ...
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Data table - Quick view vs opening subpage (displaying details of the item)

I have a table filled with data. There is possibility to see more details for each item (row), it can be done in two ways user can open subpage for each item or open a quick view window Quick window ...
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What is the best method to signal the editing in the form above of an table to a user?

To add an entry to the table, a user must fill out the form above and click the Take it button. He can also edit an existing entry by clicking on the pencil. How can you best signal to the user that ...
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What is the best way to display a list of labels in a row of a table

My application allows you to see the list of banking transactions in a table format. Each transaction contains a date, a category (blurred), a label (blurred), a list of beneficiaries and the amount (...
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What are the guidelines for showing many columns in an ipad app? [duplicate]

I'm creating an app for an ipad where it should show a table with someinformation, more than 7 columns. I looked in to Human Interface Guidelines for tables but there is only information for tables ...
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How to deal with positive and negative signs next to a number in the [-1 , +1] and increment/decrement semantic?

I tried to look up this topic and found something here as a side comment but nothing more. Context I need to print a value in the Real numbers [-1,+1] interval. The Value has a semantic meaning: The ...
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Behaviour of Sort in a table where data is grouped

Consider the following table: It's a table of 'food' all split into categories, with each sub-category also containing items. A 3-tier hierarchy. The table is sortable by name, but... what should ...
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Minimum table column width when resizing the column

In the table that I’m working on, user are able to resize any columns within the table. However, we would like to prevent user from resizing the column to a point where it’s like collapsing the column....
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Value can only be assigned to one item per category in a table (Radio button-like use case without using Radio buttons)

I have a table with a list of items & various columns. One of the columns is Type, of which the possible values are A, B, C etc... The user is able to assign a binary value Is X?=YES or NO via a ...
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Which UX is correct for the empty columns

we are building software that has master detail design with tree view on left for selection and data grid on the rights for details (like in windows file explorer). now we are discussing the case ...
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CRUD table - should Edit be engaged in gridview or detail view?

Let's say a gridview is being created. Each row shows a few high-level items, but there is more information in a detail view. Which is a more appropriate pattern for a user who wishes to see all ...
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How to display Serial Number for items in Table with Expanded Rows?

I have a generic table with a list of items and columns. Some items can be expanded via an 'expand row' icon located at the leftmost side of the table, which displays a list of subitems underneath the ...
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How to make a visual table comparison?

I have to redesign a comparison between the two tables. The rows with differences should highlight the attribute which is different (see image). My problem is: it grows really fast. I start thinking ...
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Expander before selector? Or other way around?

The scenario: I'm designing a table that will have both expanders (chevron icons) and multi-select action checkboxes on each row. Expanded, the rows look like this (and will eventually have more data ...
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Table with one column that has a lot of text

I am trying to improve the UI of a design of a table that has three columns. The first two columns have one or two words and the third column has a fairly long list of items. My first solution was to ...
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How to ask users to confirm an item as True Positive or False Positive

I have an ML system which classifies a series of objects. These objects have a possible status X assigned by the system. This information is displayed on a dashboard table to users. An example output ...
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Group by data type - 1 table or many tables?

So, I have a table that I want to group by (feature) 3 dimensions (Customer, Vendors, and Route) Solution 1: As normal practice, I just designed 'a group by feature' on the top of the head of the ...
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Associate table items by numeric range

I have the current situation: I need to associate items from two categories (let's call them "Recipes" and "Steel Grades") based on a range of numeric values from another category (...
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Download a single invoice vs multiple behavior

I have a table which display all of the user's outstanding invoices. Currently, the user is allowed to select one or multiple invoices that they can either download (PDF format) or pay all at once. I ...
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Which type of icon could represent "active/inactive" [closed]

I did the translation to English on relevant parts only This is a table that informs a user about a Tag (Physical device) status, and now we are changing the "Last transmission" column for ...
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How to display status for On, Off, Faulty

I have a table which shows whether devices are ON or OFF. Currently, it looks like this Status Name Some other columns 🟢 DeviceA 🟢 DeviceB 🔴 DeviceC There is a new requirement, which is to ...
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Delete confirmation for items within a modal

I have a modal that contains a table of items. Each item is in a row and a user should be able to edit/delete each item. When deleting an item, there needs to be a confirmation dialog asking the user ...
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How can I concisely present lists in table cells?

I am presenting data in a table. One of the columns will contain list data. The length of the list will generally be around 1-4 entries. These lists will have entries looking like property-comparison-...
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Export a sorted table to excel

We have many tables in our application Tables that can be sorted, filtered, grouped When user chooses to export a sorted table to excel, I wonder what is the best way to display the sorted columns?
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How do I use an infinite scroll table and print it

I am working on a legacy application that shows data in a table with infinite scroll. The data could be up to 5000 rows or more, but the users are only allowed to load 20 rows at a time. This is how ...
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Using 2 side-by-side tables to display a long list of key-value pairs?

I've a list with 20+ key-value pairs that I need to display in my app. The data is static and cannot be edited. I'm using a table, currently it looks like this: keyA valueA keyB valueB keyC valueC ...
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How to display numbers of an estimated amount

Which is the best way to display numbers of an estimated amount of items. for example, if my algorithm can only display the following answers: at least 5 / above 5 for 'above' it can be something like ...
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How to best display the contents of a flat JSON file

I'm designing a web app that can import a custom JSON file. The file is completely flattened, meaning every value is only a single layer deep. The user is importing data into the app. The data comes ...
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Different Status types on same page

I have a page showing a datatable that lists two types of items, X and Y. X has 3 possible status; ONLINE, OFFLINE, DISABLED Y has 5 possible status; |, ||, |||, ||||, ||||| As an example, the table ...
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Collapsible sidebar vs horizontal tabs

Our application is currently using tabs for its sub-navigation. The problem is, on some pages, there are more than 6 tabs; some of its labels are long, so we have had to shorten them. One idea I have ...
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Stuck with my UI design

I am facing sort of a mental block while redesigning a new UI at my Job. The previous UI was not user friendly and we received a lot of feedback to make it better. Now, finally after 2 years our team ...
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Client side sorting

I'm currently tasked with implementing client side sorting on specific page view for our application. Below is an example of how the UI for client side sorting works, basically a user can click on a ...
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Scroll time on SaaS

As is the case with most SaaS, there is sometimes simply too much data to fit on one section of a page. On the desktop app, we use a standard table view of data. On the mobile app, we use cards in ...
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What type of table of contents provides the best UX?

I am experimenting with different types of TOC and I would like some feedback on what works best from an UX perspective. I like the simple sidebar TOC (like here) And the floating side TOC for blog ...
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How should edit and delete inside a datatable work with each other?

I have a datatable that supports inline editing and deleting items It is doing everything server side (sort, filter and paginate) For editing I click on the Edit button to make the table editable Once ...
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Same date for multiple Date inputs

I have a HTML Table with just two columns. ` Order # Date <tr> <td>12345</td> <td><input type="date" id="row1"></td> </tr> ...
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How can I make this table in our sales proposals clearer?

The company I work for sends out sales proposals to potential customers. It is common for companies here to outsource Activity. If they do Activity in-house, they can save a lot of money. To do ...
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Why spreadsheets (like Excel or Google sheets) align text at the bottom of cells?

See attached image, cell A3 has default alignment (bottom) and I always find myself changing alignment to the top (like cell B3), because it seems much easier to read to me. I understand there is a ...
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Change in Percentage (Drop or Increase or No change) and it's details in single column from two column

The real situation is In a company generally a shareholder increase or decrease their shareholding or at times none (Pledges his shares) . . . Currently, These details are showing in two different ...
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How to show search results when the column isn't there or will have too many results per row? [duplicate]

The same issue can happen with Deal. If I search for "AUG" I might get 100 results for 1 Group or 1 row, so in total I may have 300 rows with 100 results per row. So I obviously can't show ...
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Is infinite scroll intuitive in enterprise applications?

I know infinite scroll is all the rage in social media applications because it keeps me scrolling for longer than I should, but in terms of functionality are there any pros/cons to using infinite ...
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Shall keep the table header if it's an empty table?

I got the feedback from UX expert who suggested displaying the table header even though that there is no data created, UX expert thought if have table header, user can foresee what kind of information ...
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Existence of filter bar, if data is not filterable

There is a page, displaying various information referring to one product. Information is divided into tabs - and within the tabs, user can filter data - but not always. Some tabs contain information ...
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How to Best Show Infractions Per X Rolling Weeks

I recently was given the opportunity to design an SSRS report tracking disciplinary actions. Our organization decided an employee is allowed 3 infractions per rolling 12 weeks. At the end of 6 months, ...
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Table which contains checkboxes and radio buttons - labels issue

Table, which enables users to configure items within. User can select "active" items (checkboxes) and among them he/she needs to select just one "best one" item (radio button). I ...
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How to best display read and read/write permissions in a table

Our app consists of different sections (here Section 1, Section 2 etc.) where the users can view and edit their data. The user can also choose to give read or read/write access for each of these ...
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Showing one-to-many relationships in table form

Let's say I have 5 values for a table row, and each value has its own paired value. How do I show that in a table format? Like 1234567 + xyz 1234568 + abc 1234569 + abc 1234570 + xyz

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