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Column Data - Do you know when to use columns or text?

Created on 27 Nov 2012 | Last updated by Rebecca Liu on 11 Jun 2014 05:57 AM (almost 7 years ago)

It's OK to use text because it's more natural, but use columns if you need:

  • reordering
  • side by side comparison
  • totals

Figure: While text looks friendlier, in terms of presenting data it's not the easiest to read

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