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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Column naming in tables that break into two columns

I have a design for a monitoring screen that shows only two pieces of information per row: Name Status The user will not be able to interact with the UI because it will be shown on a TV in a room ...
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Should previously selected rows of a table (via row checkboxes) be retained when the user uses a search box to search for a table entry?

Context: I have a table with checkboxes at the beginning of every row. The user can select the rows and click on the top right button "Actions" to say "Delete checked items" etc. I also have a search ...
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Better UX practice for data filter

I'm actually working with a redesign of a desktop application. And one of my challenges are to design a filter system from a table based screen. This is the actually design proposal from the designer ...
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How to handle filtering on columns of a table?

I am currently working on a pretty complex (and convoluted, I'll admit) table in terms of filtering. One of the options for filtering allows the user to filter on an item that is displayed as a column ...
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Transmitted/received packet counts in table… how to disambiguate direction?

I'm building a tool that runs on a text-based console. It's an application-specific proxy server, relaying data (generally, queries) from a small handful of clients to a hardware device, and the data ...
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Table cells: verbose or abstract?

I got a surprising feedback from a large number of my user about something I would never consider an issue. If the number of votes on that particular feedback wasn't so large I would not consider it ...
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Table columns dependent on filtering

I am in a situation where table columns are dependent on some filtering due to the fact some metrics are only relevant to some categories of data. There are multiple filters in a separate bar and ...
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Correct way to display row name/label

I want to display label (or name) for second row in a table so users know about what that row contains, please see image. Please note: On left there is another grid, thus adding name/label for the ...
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Hide long text in table but keep access to it

I'm trying to cut a long text in a <td> but keep access to the data inside it. Maybe like on mobile by clicking and dragging inside the area. I've done a post on stackoverflow for more details. ...
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Is there a good non-language specific (international) way to describe Yes/ No or Present/Absent?

For example, each row in table has Y or N to denote the presence or absence of something. This could be changed to a check or "x". Check means present, "x" means absent. Does the check vs "x" make ...
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How to design for a very complex table on mobile? [duplicate]

I've searched all over, seen some examples, but none of them are barely close to my challenge. See image attatched. Obviously locking a column won't work. I'm out of ideas.
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How do users perceives the difference between horizontal and vertical ellipsis specifically in data tables?

I am creating a data table where the last actions has multiple actions needed, I stumble to the concept of using either vertical and horizontal ellipses, but what is mainly the differences in terms of ...
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How to sort a table which has live data coming in from websocket?

I have a table where I display several columns with numbers in them and people can sort them in ascending or descending order. The one major problem is let's say I had 4 numbers 1 5 2 3 and I sorted ...
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Responsive feature comparison layout / grid

I have a list of applications (~120 items). Each application on the list has the same features (logo, name, OS name, price range, short product info), so basically this is a table with 120 rows and ...
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Which of these cryptocurrency charts communicates percentage gain or loss in the most clear manner?

Cryptocurrency websites have been popping left and right for some time now and it seems they are already trying to establish patterns around their tools. One of the things most websites assume is that ...
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Confused with what to use - List vs Table

So, I've been browsing for an hour now regarding what the best practice is for this and the majority of what I read is to use e table for tabular data and a list for lists, which makes sense. However, ...
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How to show that an element has been previously modified

Note: I've been through the following questions and, while they do provide some useful insight, they are all really old (2010, 2012) and not really a duplicate of my use case → 1, 2, 3 I have a ...
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How do you show a current table row selection when there's multiple table pages?

How do you show that a table row (data choice within that row) has been selected in a multi-page table if you are viewing another page within the table that does not contain the selected row?
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Where should a newly added item go in table?

Admin tool. Table with thousands of items (users) sorted by name (from A to Z). The table has a pagination. Let's say you are on page #16 (out of 999). You are adding a new user. Where should the ...
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What are some standard patterns for formatting numerical values with a wide range of values like cryptocurrency prices? [duplicate]

I am trying to build a screen where I need to display cryptocurrency prices. The problem with these prices are that some of them such as BTC have 2 digits after the decimal, some of them have 4 while ...
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Best practice of single select row on table

On the website I'm working on there are tables with multi-select row function to trigger some actions. Here is the current implementation of the table. Buttons to trigger the actions are placed on top ...
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Tables - Freeze columns functionality

We are building a new table wherein it allows the user to freeze any columns in the table. The problem now we are facing is what if user freezes the 4th column in the table should the 1st, 2nd & ...
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“More” and “new” CTAs on table rows

I am creating tables in an application that shows the last 5 or so recently modified or created items. I want to be able to show that there are more rows (when there are more rows) but I also want to ...
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Item count behavior in table title

I have item count in table title that show all data count in system like this But when user filter date and only have 7 data count on this. Should item count in table show only 7 or have another ...
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What should I do to get user know about scrollable content in the project/course

The project I am making has tables in it. I am working on responsive now. Big tables that do not fit in a small device, I have given them vertical scroll. So my tables look like this in desktop and ...
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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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Put large table and form on one centered layout

I'm currently developing a quite complex and growing website that has centered layout. These are some of the layout rules: Table width are 768px in default, but if not possible (overflow) the table ...
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Searching through .rtf files in table grids

question - this is a table, and the user is trying to search for keywords under the column 2. However, the column 2 has a list of .rtf files. Can they search for a keyword inside the .rtf? Any advice/...
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How to highlight table cells whose value has changed from initial value

We want to highlight those table cells whose value has changed from initial value. For Ex: Table with initial values : ITEM Alloc(%) ======= ======= Item1 10 ------ ------- Item2 30 --...
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Representing relationships/hierarchy within an otherwise flat table view

I have a standard table view which is used in a number of places in an online cloud portal. It's used to list servers, products, firewalls and more. As I begin to build views for the firewall listing ...
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Display large table with many columns using Material Design [closed]

I have the table below: I want to show each table row using a Material card view. Something like this: Is this a good idea? Is there any better approach? Edit: i understand the table usage , but ...
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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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A table within a table - Table Inception

Here is a little UX problem I'm working on right now and I'm posting it here because after a lot of research, there are not many good examples of this out there. The context: Consider this as a web ...
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How would I mark that a cell value has been edited in a grid

I have an excel like grid and I want to somehow mark what cell values have been edited (and changed back to normal after pressing the save button) I was thinking about changing the number/background ...
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How to represent a list with one item?

I have an application which generates a table of information. One of the columns may contain more than one business name but often only contains one business name. Semantically, the column contains a ...
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How to configure the same value in all cells in row

I have a table in which I want to set a value for an entire row. In excel and such, after you enter a value in one cell you can copy it (expand but "pulling" the cell edge) to other cells. Do you have ...
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Long List and details in same panel

I'm Using bootstrap collapsable panel to display a list of items (revisions) in table format, I want to display the details of each item in the panel next to the table, this looks cluttered now, ...
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In tables should date/time/year in table be left or right aligned? [duplicate]

I would like to know whether the date/time/year should be right or left aligned in data tables/table? Some articles mention right align, while some left align. Is there any standard followed ...
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Show, or not show grid at empty search state

Can anyone help me answer this question? I have a set of search fields, whose results will populate a table. As an initial state, should the table have a message saying "No results yet" or should ...
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How to design a very complex table/search structure so that it caters to both advanced and basic users?

This is a "templated" view of a search popup I'm designing for a map application. On desktop it is a floating popup, on mobile is a full screen popup. Here's a gif that shows it working in context : ...
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Can a drop-down have radio button?

Can a drop-down have multiple options like selecting between views, Freezing the 1st column & customizing the columns? I'm kind of confused whether the drop-down can have this feature. If yes, ...
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Having Trouble with Nested Line Items in a Mobile App

I'm trying to figure out the best UX for the following situation, in which we are developing a mobile application that will work with the database from an existing web application. In the web ...
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Alternative to side scrolling table for an infinite list of X-Axis checkbox items

I have a problem in which there is a table that does not have a predefined amount of columns or rows. i.e., for both the X and Y axis there is no limit. This invites a high probability of the user ...
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Choice of UI widget for marking item in list as unsatisfactory

I am prototyping an HTML5/CSS3 input form where users enter some details about goods received in relation to an order. They are able to mark items as accepted though unsatisfactory (e.g. arrived zinc-...
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What is the name of the type of product page where multiple part numbers are listed in a table/chart?

In web design circles for B2B ecommerce, I often see references to a type of product page where multiple products are listed in a single table/chart. Instead of there being a single product with an "...
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Nested Folders selection

I'm working on a selection in which I have a list of folders. This is the structure: Let's say I want to select a folder. The folder, its children, and future children will be selected. First ...
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Is it logical to use tables for responsive web design in 2018?

As the title says I was wondering whether using tables for responsive web design still a thing in 2018? What are the pros and cons if I do use tables instead of semantic markup apart from SEO?
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Null value or Empty display

Firstly, I am not sure if this question is suitable for this community or not. I am working on creating a report table that is given to the user after compiling some data. Now in the table cell, I ...
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Way to fit a more than 20 columns wide table in PDF?

I have a table with more than 20 columns. This table is displayed with scrolling on a website. I have to scale these columns for a PDF export. Is there a UI pattern that helps fitting these columns ...
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Call to action button within/out of a table on a pricing page

I am wondering if there are any points/reasons regarding UX in defense of either one of those two solutions: the CTA outside of the table at all or in the bottom "section". Not minding the colors ...