Before you can identify the pattern, you need to figure out what kind of china you have.Because porcelain production originated in China, Europeans and Americans used the term "china" to describe any fine porcelain piece.
The Spreadsheet should provide the following functionality: standard table features like sort, hide/show columns, rearrange columns, group by (if applicable), global level undo/redo, add/insert/delete row, keyboard navigation, import and export.
The Q&A screen pattern is ideal for creating an efficient user experience by allowing the user to enter known information and receive a solution.
Ideal for creating an efficient user experience by allowing the user to navigate directly to an item or set of items meeting specific criteria.
The Palette/ Canvas screen pattern is seldom the right pattern to apply, but it is the only pattern for documenting or creating: linear or non-liner processes; flow diagrams; screen layouts; design/diagram with physical size or layout constraints.
2010 Update- 15 patterns and 80 new examples By Theresa Neil As Bill mentioned in an earlier post, we don’t want to limit this blog to just the principles and patterns found in the book.
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Q & A differs from Search in that this pattern should be used to assist users in identifying possible options or a single recommendation in an arena they are lacking expertise (health insurance, mortgages, planning, purchases).
The Parallel Panels screen pattern can be stacked (showing one at a time) or unstacked (showing all at once).
A well designed Dashboard will provide: key information at a glance, real time data, easy to read graphics, clear entry points for exploration This is typically not achieved by displaying a single screen of metrics (either in a big table, or just a bunch of graphs).
Providing a high degree of customization is no substitute for user research and testing.
The patterns rely heavily upon desktop design principles, subtly blended with many of the better RIA components and principles.