Testing PatternFly Designs

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When adding new features to PatternFly patterns and widgets healthy debate sometimes arises among the PatternFly team about the best way to design the features. Other times, the team might be in agreement about the best design approach but still wants external validation before the design gets implemented. When either of these situations arises, we… Read more »

Data View Pagination Options – Conceptual Design

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It’s time for PatternFly to revisit pagination within data views.  This includes tables, list, and card views. In the past, pagination was part of data tables but we recently wanted to start fresh with data tables and gradually add elements as we go. Pagination seems like a fairly simple and straightforward concept but with multiple… Read more »

Yay or Nay to Multi Column Forms?

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The PatternFly team is working on the conceptual design for multi column forms. However, this concept is slightly different from other patterns the team has worked on. We are exploring if there is ever a good use case to use multi-column forms, and if so what are they?  Forms are a valuable tool because they offer a… Read more »

Bar Charts : Visualizing Quantitative Data

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Overview Bar charts are used to visualize quantitative data. Since bar charts differentiate by length, we recommend that in most cases they be used rather than donut or pie charts, which differentiate by angle and area. Vertical Bar Chart The most common use case for vertical charts is to show data changes over a period… Read more »