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The Easiest Way to Bulk Edit Data Tables

One of the most common interactions on data tables is editing. Users can typically use inline editing when they need to edit a specific data field. However, this approach only allows for editing each field one by one. This process can be slow and tedious if users need to bulk edit multiple fields.

Editing multiple fields in a horizontal table format is cumbersome with inline editing. When users need to bulk edit, you must present the data fields in a more user-friendly format that allows them to edit many records quickly.

Turning the horizontal table format into a vertical form format is much better for bulk editing. The way to do this is to display the fields in a modal drawer when users click the edit button.

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