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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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On a card UI with less than usual text, should I leave the card size as is, or make the card smaller?

I'm making a timeline with multiple card UI elements, and I'm curious as to what I should do with the card size (in particular height) when the subheader text is only a single line long as opposed to ...
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Wrapping labels in data entry

I have a style question in regards to wrapping labels. For a domain expert desktop application we are doing, we are using right aligned labels and left aligned fields. Every now and then we get a ...
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Wrap or truncate long tabular data?

I have a table that displays about 10-12 columns of data and can be very cumbersome. Some columns are quite wide and the display doesn't look all that great. After doing some research, I found ...
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Documented reasons for preferring horizontal or vertical wrapping of checkbox items?

Given a simple (non-tabular) long list of small items, have studies shown a strong reason to prefer vertical vs. horizontal flow/wrapping of those items when displayed in a single 'field'? I'm ...
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Single word wrapping to new line in a paragraph on mobile device

Recently I've been approached by a non techincal member of my team with regards to how paragraphs are being displayed on various different mobile devices and desktops. They are particularly concerned ...
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Truncation vs. Wrapping text when designing for responsive page for multiple devices - which is better?

For a ready only form that is also designed to be responsive, some fields are long and some short. Currently, the default behavior is truncating long fields based on the space constraint. And on hover,...
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What is the name for those tag wrappers for text found in Gmail compose, Facebook invite friends, and of course StackExchange tags?

I see this sort of UX element in a lot of places, and pardon my ignorance, but I just don't know what they are called (if they are called anything at all. It consists of wrapping a text specification ...
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Display big numbers in a small area

I am developing an accounting app where I display several orders. Every order has a price. I have a box where I would like to display the price as shown below: This works pretty well for fairly ...
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Best aesthetically solution to overflowing data in a table

I have the following table which I created as follows: <html> <head> <style type="text/css"> html { background-color: #fff; } body{ text-align:center; } ...
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How should text wrap in a code block?

I am working on an application where code will be shown on a mobile device. This gives us a constrained width as horizontal scrolling isn't a desired choice for code with long lines. So we have to ...