The Big Five Changes: five steps to make your tables fantastic
More detailed tips to make your tables not just fantastic but perfect
A complex-looking table that seems as good as it gets – how to dramatically improve it
Perfection is achieved not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
|--Antoine de Saint-Exupéry|
Tables get a bad press. Many people don’t like them and prefer the other main way of showing numbers: graphs. In Chapter 2, I wrote of the delight people often feel when they see a graph in a report. Their hearts leap to see something other than a dense page of dull text to wade through. And the report writer has obviously gone ...