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Systems and methods may operate to display a plurality of data containers or bubbles within a user interface so that they do not overlap. Data containers are associated with a pointer or association indicium of fixed size that indicates the relationship between the data container and a target item. They systems and methods include, among other things, determining that two or more data containers will overlap if displayed in the user interface and performing a shift of the data containers, a resizing of the data containers, a shifting of the pointer, or a combination of the above. Additional apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed.