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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How to merge two similar but not entirely the same tables into one?

I have 2 tables that display orders to be processed. Top one is through Delivery, while the bottom one is through Self-Collection. I don't want to keep them into 2 separate tables because all of them ...
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Managing Users With Multiple Roles & Properties

I need to manage a list of users who can have different roles on different websites. A user could manage up to 20 websites. I'm trying to find the best way to organize this information. The image ...
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Grid view or Tiles view for long users list

I have a very long list of users! It’s a user management page for IT people. It’s not Pinterest, It’s not a Photos gallery, movies or books! These are users, I can click on them, and can perform many ...
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Why would users prefer to use a diluted layout when given the choice?

Some web apps from Google such as Gmail and Drive offer a "comfortable" option with lots of wasted white-space, which I'll refer to as being diluted for lack of a better term. I'm creating a web app, ...
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Best practice for truncating similar titles in data grid?

I have the following table, where the names are truncated up to 14 characters, because there's no enough room for the table itself (in real world there are some more columns). download bmml source &...
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Categorise individual cells in data table

I'm working on a data product, and there is a requirement to categorise individual cells. This is currently achieved by changing the colour of the text within that cell, for example, black = real ...
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Advanced Filtering in Data Table

The Problem I have a data table, that's on slide-over, fixed to its bottom. I need do advanced filtering of data. For example: 1. I want only the drug with exact name "Aspirin" 2. I want drugs, ...
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Viewing a list of survey questions

I am creating a survey portal. It has two kinds of users - Admin and User. The admin creates the questions. The questions are multiple choice questions, with description, options, author of the ...
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Should expanding one row collapse other rows?

Non-collapsing: http://fiddle.jshell.net/whytheday/2Dj7Y/11/show/ Collapsing: http://fiddle.jshell.net/QLfMU/116/show/ The collapsing behavior saves the user a click or a scroll. It would prevent a ...
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Stacked Master-Detail tables for related lists

I have a use case in which we need to support an analyst to 'peek' into a particular record to see all the related records and entities associated with it. This is within an CRM enterprise space, ...
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What to show in the input field when multiple items are selected?

What should I show in an input field that has different values? I will try to be more specific: Lets say I have a table like the one below. And let's say I want to change the nationality of Karen and ...
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What is the best way to signify parallelism and sequentialism in a vertical list?

Let's say we have a system that executes some tasks. You can model your processes by creating task lists. Tasks in a list can be executed either sequentially or in parallel (depending on a list type)...
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Better design to displaying a lot of data within tables

This is the current design There could be hundreds of the 'panels' with tables that expand underneath when clicked. The tables could contain thousands of rows. What would be a better way of ...
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Should all tabs in a data table necessarily contain the same column names?

For example we have these tabs for a data table: Basically, All tab will display Drafts, Pending and Processed. However, individually, Drafts / Pending / Processed may have columns that the others do ...
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Large off-screen tables with actions

here is a new question for my fellow colleagues. I am creating a framework and trying to standardize table creation, so I have to take under consideration all possible scenarios and am between ...
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How do you make it clear to the user when the data in a table is updating live (or not)?

We have a requirement to have a table of data update in real-time. New records will get added over time, as well as amendments on a cell by cell basis. However if a user changes the sort order, or ...
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Is there a limit on how many entries you can have for a pricing table?

I would like to use a pricing table for my application. For reference, my understanding of a pricing table looks like these images. My possible problem is that there will probably be alot of data ...
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How to enable editing a single cell on a table

On a table, the user should be able to edit the values in each cell on a specific column. The current solution is using a multi selection drop-down menu but the user has to scroll through the options,...
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Expandable table rows, some with no data. UI approach?

I have an expandable table where each row may be expanded for detail. However, some rows do not have more data to expand. The expand icon is a carrot placed to the right most of each row. Is is better ...
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Placement of table header

Is there any guidelines that describe which way of displaying header in the table would enhance better user experience? Design One is the more common design but Design Two would save user from ...
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Huge data in table in responsive email

I have a system where the tabular data is send via email and looks like the attachment. The table may have more than 50 rows in single email. Are there any solutions for this table view and use any ...
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Unavailable, inactive, blocked - how to distinguish the table row

On our system we have got those 3 statuses for user: unavailable, inactive, blocked. I wonder how we could distinguish them displaying users in a table. Strikethrough obviously recalls a removed item, ...
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How to best present edit icons for table rows that utilize multiple rowspans

I have a table that presents data like this: Each item has one row of basic information, e.g. name, size, category, etc., but also multiple rows of purchasing information, e.g. supplier, cost, etc. ...
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'More Info' button vs. Making the entire table row a link

I have a large table (14 columns) on my site. I want each row to link to a different page. What is the best way to let a user know that clicking a row will take them to a page related to that row? ...
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Table headers style: repetition

If I have a table w/ a header: ----------------------------------------------------------------------- | IPv4 addresses wanted | IPv4 addresses used | IPv4 addresses wasted | -------------------------...
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How do you indicate that an item is not selectable?

I have a table where a user needs to select a row before being able to proceed, however I also have a case where some values need to be displayed but are not selectable. How would you got about this? ...
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Stuck - Bus fleet schedule calendar

At my job, I need to create a calendar that shows the days and time slots in each day, and in each slot, I need to show what are the buses that are out each day, who are the bus drivers etc. This is ...
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Table cell order: information based or action based?

I'm creating a table and I'm confused about the best order of table cells. Right now I have the following table, based on the things the user probably wants to see first (Person, its properties, and ...
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What options are available for indicating an uncommitted delete row operation in a table?

We have an application that lets users modify information in a table that has a fixed number of rows. (That is, the display table has a fixed number of rows.) They can append / insert new rows, ...
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Planning a table to form mapper [closed]

I have a html table which i am using to display data from a database. The table is paginated and i have a form that allows a user to edit the data on row click. I am wondering which of the two ...
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Comparison table

When creating a new (permission) role on our platform a comparison table is used (on the right side), with the intention of explaining our role types to our users. Within this table: The permissions ...
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Mailto links in limited space

I'm working on a table used to display personal details. An email address is captured, and the requirement is to: Let users with a mail client configured click on a link to send an email Let users ...
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Best table layout to compare definitions and examples (text)

I want to present a table that compares correct and incorrect definitions of words, with examples. What is the best table layout for this? Eg Too Correct: More than expected; also. Example: I, too, ...
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Displaying a matrix of information on mobile devices

We have large articles on our website that include several tables of information. The tables typically follow a certain structure. For those tables, we've managed to come up with a solution that works....
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training matrix: Should we ditch/replace huge tables on mobile?

It is popular to use this sort of model in certain industries; the training matrix. Its nonetheless a huge table of data. Are there any possible alternatives to replacing the training matrix? Or ...
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Displaying multiple levels of hierarchy in a table

I’m working on a payroll app for construction contractors. I’m trying to show hierarchy in a table for one contractor (In this case, “Vandelay Industries”. I want the user to be able to see where ...
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Should I label every row in a table of inputs?

I find myself with some frequency creating a grid of inputs using a table where each cell consists of just an input field and the column headers define what the field is for. PHPStorm complains with ...
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Where to place headings/dimension names in table/matrix?

Let's say I want to show how many people graduated from my university. I know their fields of study and their degrees. I want to offer different views on this data, for example a chart, a flat table, ...
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Better way for users to select a range in a table like structure

I am struggling to find the best UI for contiguous row selection. Each row comprises of a start time, text and an end time. Do you think click and SHIFT + click is still a valuable option for non IT ...
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How should I show disabled state in table?

Let me explain a problem at first! I am making a mockups for a web service hardly consisted of tables. Every table has action at the end of each row. So, every set of actions refers to certain row. ...
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Hierarchical table display w/ sorting

Hello – I'm looking for a decent way to display hierarchical information within a table that will also allow users the ability to sort records by clicking the top of each column of associated discrete ...
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Dropdown in table header

I'm adding a dropdown list to a table header to enable configuration of what appears in the column. My problem is that the traditional down-arrow symbol for a dropdown can easily be confused with an ...
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What to do with high amounts of results (data)

For a future implementation in our software we are facing the issue of large amounts of data. The main question in this situation is that how do we handle and display the data. because the data also ...
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Expand truncated table cell content on hover

I'm working on a project using Google's Material Design and am running into an issue where we need to truncate table cell content. There is a spec for truncating table headers and showing the full ...
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Inventory system with multiple quantity values

I have built an inventory system and I am working on adding a feature to it that will allow groups of parts to be reserved. I need a way that I can display the quantity of the item, how many are ...
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Does ellipsis button work on left or right of table row?

The problem here is that the ellipsis button in this table is placed to the left. I inherited this pattern, but I am not sure if it's correct, practical, or normal. From other things I've seen, the ...
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Best UX options for table cell with multiple items

I am trying to see if this is a practical and good way of handling this problem. We have a table with a list of users. Users have units that are assigned to them. A user can have multiple units. ...
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Pattern for filtering a table column by one of its values [closed]

I've come up with a functionality that I haven't seen before, and I'm wondering if it would be effective. The concept is that users will want to filter a table by a value that they recognize. Given ...
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Should parent toggles control child toggles? [duplicate]

I'm working on a table that has a parent toggle on the top row with each child row below having its own toggle. If I were to disable a specific row, I will visually see that the row has been ...
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What to show when no data is available yet?

I am having a difference of opinion... with myself. My web application has a section for an order preview. The user can select a specific order and some statistics of this order will be visible in ...