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I agree with deprecating hover-based behaviors. Not only are they touch device unfriendly, but also, when badly coded, can be really annoying even on desktop devices (e.g. lack of debounce on the triggers, or wholesale trigger without excluding checkbox cells) The suggested click-based View All option seems more robust and explicit, however it also can be a ...


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Google analytics has embedded bar charts (not progress bars), which you can right click on to explore further. In the Analysis (Beta) views, you'll see embedded data graphics: And here it is in action, when you hover and select:


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As already mentioned, it'll be hard to show 20 columns on a single monitor. Simply not enough space until you get into the realm of 4K monitors, where there would instead be too much data on a single line to easily parse. There are solutions, such as using a mobile table view as shown in this CodePen snippet. or simply rethinking what is truly important. ...


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If you want to display twenty columns without any scrolling, then, assuming that ALL your users are: on a desktop, all of them are using large screens with 1920+ resolution and none of them are using CTRL + to make the screen larger then you would have approximately 1500 pixels in which to display the table. (That's assuming a side ...


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Is it possible to communicate with the system / app via API? Probably the end users are using Excel / Spreadsheets for their work on a daily basis and they shouldn't have to leave their favorite editor. With Microsoft Excel or Google Spreadsheet you have the ability to communicate with the database via an API. Also they can fetch / update the data by a ...


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You can add a Next and Previous button to the right of name:


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I assume rows from all 4 logs corresponds to each other w.r.t. time-stamp or common columns for that matter. Actually, feasible design depends on - 1) How user wants to use this data. What is user's goal w.r.t. all 4 logs 2) How big screen users have 3) Max number of columns in all 4 log tables 4) Volume of data in all 4 logs e.g. If users are taking ...


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I respectively disagree that merged cells are bad. I've been using a screen reader for a dozen years and if tables are marked up properly, merged cells work great. But that's a big IF. Tables get a bad rap with respect to accessibility. Even complex tables can be easy to make accessible if you try to keep it simple. In your merged example (your first ...


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You should go for one of the keys close by. A good example for this is Mac Text Editor. The shortcuts in the editor for text alignment are as below. If you check the keyboard, the three keys { } | lie together in a similar way. It is important to understand that, text formatting shortcuts can be dependent on the OS. For example, Evernote keeps the text ...


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