[Tex/LaTex] What are some alternatives to presenting data instead of tables

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What are some alternatives to representing tabular data? Currently, I am trying to construct a table but seeing as how, everyone in my class will be doing that, I want to stand out and I'm looking to do something that has the same effect but is different. Below is the general layout of the table that I currently have:

An example of the table I have

I was thinking about a timeline but I doubt it would fit all the information I wanna have.

EDIT: I notice this question has two close votes and I'm trying to understand the motivation behind them. I feel this question pertains to a good portion of individuals that may wish to know how to present their data in something other than a table.

Best Answer

May be a classic schema:

MWE

Or a less classic schema:

MWE:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{schemata}
\usepackage{amssymb}


\newcommand\SB[2]{\schema{\schemabox{#1}}{\schemabox{#2}}} 

\begin{document}


\SB{Time period \\and length}{
 \SB{Short\\Run}{
  \SB{1 Day}{The first day and \\ something and something \\ dummy text \ldots}\\\\\
  \SB{1 Week}{Begin}
  }\\
  \\
  \SB{Medium\\Run}{
  \SB{1 Month}{Then do\\ this}\\
  \\
  \SB{6 Months}{lalala}
}\\
\\
\SB{Long Run}{
\SB{1 Year}{or something}}
}

\vspace{3cm} 


\newcommand\TL[1]{\rule[.35ex]{#1mm}{.5ex}\hspace{-1ex}$\blacktriangleright$}


\SB{Time \\period \\and \\length}{
 \SB{Short\\Run}{
 $\bullet$ \SB{1 Day}{The first day and  something and something dummy text \ldots}\\
  $\bullet\bullet\bullet\bullet\bullet$
  \SB{1 Week}{Begin}
  }\\
\SB{Medium Run}{
  \TL{6}\SB{1 Month}{Then do this}\\
  \TL{31}\SB{6 Months}{lalala}
}\\
Long Run \TL{61}\SB{}{
\SB{1 Year}{or something}}
}

\end{document}
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