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2.6 Table

The Table rigidly presents all available data in a common format: Columns denote different types of values and each row contains a distinct Car data set.

Figure 1.27: Table
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Columns can be sorted by clicking on the column header.

Figure 1.28: Sorted Entries
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Rows can be selected in a common multi-select fashion, i.e. dragging the mouse, and selecting with the Shift and Ctrl keys. The table also allows for 2 operations that are linked to the main three graphs, namely the option to toggle visibility and selection. Visibility refers to whether or not a Car data set is drawn in the three graphs. Selection refers to whether or not a Car data set is drawn in a selected manner (different color).

Figure 1.29: Table with a subset of entries selected
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The Table allows for four predefined operations for each of Visibility and Selection:

Selects all data sets
Deselects all data sets
Toggles the selection so that all selected data sets become unselected and all unselected data sets become selected
Selects all highlighted data sets

Any action in a visualization frame or in the table is reflected in all other frames, so that information is displayed in a concurrent and coherent manner.

Figure 1.30: Table and other visualization frames with a subset of entries picked as visible
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The interface has been designed to adapt to the concept of the Overview, Zoom & Filter, Details on Demand paradigm.

Figure 1.31: Table and other visualization frames with a subset of entries picked as visible and a further subset picked as selected
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