Design Better Data Tables
Matthew Ström

Hey Matthew,

great article, I agree that since the early <table> days many people have forgotten some basics of how to use actual tables effectively and in a user friendly way — on and off the web :)

You might want to check your definitions for numerals. Your illustrations show correct examples, but the labels contradict correct usage of the terms. You are actually comparing old-style versus lining (lines up to the height of the caps), and proportional (variable width) versus tabular (equal width numbers, look neat and comparable in a table in several rows).

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