"Data Presentation"

"Use tables,"

"Tables have an architecture"

Gestalt principles of visual perception

Gestalt principles of visual perception

Gestalt principles of visual perception

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"Types of tables -"

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"Relationship
with child"

"Tables should --"

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"Keep decimal places to a..."

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"Presentation tables should --"

"Order the content according to"

"Relationship
with child"

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"Structure the table to --"

This structure makes it difficult to compare the same units

A revision puts the numbers that are to be compared close together

A better way to restructure this table is to make the annual comparisons up and down

"Notation should --"

Notation in this table interferes with your ability to compare the numbers

Lighter notation conveys information without interfering

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"Rows should --"

Label nesting shows relationships

"Columns should --"

Mixing units of analysis compares apples to oranges (or dogs to cats)

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"Use no more than 9..."

"Do not use abbreviations"

"Table titles should --"