Alpha Software Mobile Development Tools:   Alpha Anywhere    |   Alpha TransForm subscribe to our YouTube Channel  Follow Us on LinkedIn  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Facebook



The Alpha Software Forum Participation Guidelines

The Alpha Software Forum is a free forum created for Alpha Software Developer Community to ask for help, exchange ideas, and share solutions. Alpha Software strives to create an environment where all members of the community can feel safe to participate. In order to ensure the Alpha Software Forum is a place where all feel welcome, forum participants are expected to behave as follows:
  • Be professional in your conduct
  • Be kind to others
  • Be constructive when giving feedback
  • Be open to new ideas and suggestions
  • Stay on topic

Be sure all comments and threads you post are respectful. Posts that contain any of the following content will be considered a violation of your agreement as a member of the Alpha Software Forum Community and will be moderated:
  • Spam.
  • Vulgar language.
  • Quotes from private conversations without permission, including pricing and other sales related discussions.
  • Personal attacks, insults, or subtle put-downs.
  • Harassment, bullying, threatening, mocking, shaming, or deriding anyone.
  • Sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic, ableist, or otherwise discriminatory jokes and language.
  • Sexually explicit or violent material, links, or language.
  • Pirated, hacked, or copyright-infringing material.
  • Encouraging of others to engage in the above behaviors.

If a thread or post is found to contain any of the content outlined above, a moderator may choose to take one of the following actions:
  • Remove the Post or Thread - the content is removed from the forum.
  • Place the User in Moderation - all posts and new threads must be approved by a moderator before they are posted.
  • Temporarily Ban the User - user is banned from forum for a period of time.
  • Permanently Ban the User - user is permanently banned from the forum.

Moderators may also rename posts and threads if they are too generic or do not property reflect the content.

Moderators may move threads if they have been posted in the incorrect forum.

Threads/Posts questioning specific moderator decisions or actions (such as "why was a user banned?") are not allowed and will be removed.

The owners of Alpha Software Corporation (Forum Owner) reserve the right to remove, edit, move, or close any thread for any reason; or ban any forum member without notice, reason, or explanation.

Community members are encouraged to click the "Report Post" icon in the lower left of a given post if they feel the post is in violation of the rules. This will alert the Moderators to take a look.

Alpha Software Corporation may amend the guidelines from time to time and may also vary the procedures it sets out where appropriate in a particular case. Your agreement to comply with the guidelines will be deemed agreement to any changes to it.

Bonus TIPS for Successful Posting

Try a Search First
It is highly recommended that a Search be done on your topic before posting, as many questions have been answered in prior posts. As with any search engine, the shorter the search term, the more "hits" will be returned, but the more specific the search term is, the greater the relevance of those "hits". Searching for "table" might well return every message on the board while "tablesum" would greatly restrict the number of messages returned.

When you do post
First, make sure you are posting your question in the correct forum. For example, if you post an issue regarding Desktop applications on the Mobile & Browser Applications board , not only will your question not be seen by the appropriate audience, it may also be removed or relocated.

The more detail you provide about your problem or question, the more likely someone is to understand your request and be able to help. A sample database with a minimum of records (and its support files, zipped together) will make it much easier to diagnose issues with your application. Screen shots of error messages are especially helpful.

When explaining how to reproduce your problem, please be as detailed as possible. Describe every step, click-by-click and keypress-by-keypress. Otherwise when others try to duplicate your problem, they may do something slightly different and end up with different results.

A note about attachments
You may only attach one file to each message. Attachment file size is limited to 2MB. If you need to include several files, you may do so by zipping them into a single archive.

If you forgot to attach your files to your post, please do NOT create a new thread. Instead, reply to your original message and attach the file there.

When attaching screen shots, it is best to attach an image file (.BMP, .JPG, .GIF, .PNG, etc.) or a zip file of several images, as opposed to a Word document containing the screen shots. Because Word documents are prone to viruses, many message board users will not open your Word file, therefore limiting their ability to help you.

Similarly, if you are uploading a zipped archive, you should simply create a .ZIP file and not a self-extracting .EXE as many users will not run your EXE file.
See more
See less

Snaking Columns in List set at 50%

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Snaking Columns in List set at 50%

    I have trying to setup a list (Fill Container checked) to display its content in a snaking column layout to show 2 columns centered in the screen, but I've been forced to put a 42% in the item size because when I put 50% it only displays 1 column, it looks ok in a Galaxy Note 3, but when trying in other devices, Ipad, Iphone it is not looking right, how do I accomplish that, to have a centered list with 2 columns and looks perfedct in any device. I thought that setting the item size at 50% and the list to be fill container checked it willl automatically distribute the columns equally and fit in the screen.

  • #2
    Re: Snaking Columns in List set at 50%

    First of all: good luck getting ANYTHING to look perfect in any device.

    Having said that, more info would be helpful:

    Is each column just a single field?

    What are your flex values of your fields?

    What CSS are you using?

    Are you sure there are no margins setup around the columns?

    I am unclear whether you are saying that 50% works perfectly in Galaxy 3 or if it's just 42% that works perfectly in Galaxy 3 (and the others don't work no matter what.)

    Is there a difference in how it looks portrait vs landscape?


    • #3
      Re: Snaking Columns in List set at 50%

      the column contains 2 fields, an image and a text and kt has some html to make the text in front of image in the bottom part of the image. All that is contained in a div, but no padding nor margin. Size of image us set to be 100% width and below the snaking property where it says item size I tried 50% , but then because I was not getting the desired result changed it to 42% to at least get 2 columns in portrait mode in the galaxy note 3. There it looks ok, but when I try it in the Ipad I am getting a lot of space in the right size and Im sure it is because of that 42%.


      • #4
        Re: Snaking Columns in List set at 50%

        This works for ViewBox and List

        In the css of the List or View box use this css
        .snakingItem {
        width: 23%;
        float: left;
        height: 1.1in;
        align: center;
        box-sizing: border-box; -moz-box-sizing: border-box; -ms-box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-box-sizing: border-box;
        @media (max-width: 700px){
        .snakingItem { width: 48%;}
        @media (max-width: 400px){
        .snakingItem { width: 98% ;}

        In the freeform area this type of attribute..
        <div class="{}ListItem {}ListItem snakingItem" style="width: 130px; height: 200px; text-align: center; background-color: #fafafa;" a5-item="_AARow" a5-value="{AControlField}"><div>

        The Field You want to display here..

        Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
        Albert Einstein, (attributed)
        US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)


        • #5
          Re: Snaking Columns in List set at 50%

          Hi Pete, thanks for replying, somehow I can't get the result, right now this is the code I am using in the free form List Layout:

          <div align="center" style="position:relative; margin:-8px;">


          <div style="position:absolute; bottom:0%; background-color:#aaaaaa; text-align:center; width:100%; border-bottom-left-radius:10px; border-bottom-right-radius:10px;">{Categoria}</div>


          In the Item Width in the List Properties I have 150px, if I put 50% it only displays one column instead of the desired 2.

          and this is the result

          As you can see they are not centered (right now because they are fixed at 150px, but using 50% it is not working neither , what I want is to get 2 equal columns centered in the panel to fit in any screen of any device in portrait mode.