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  • Sarah Mitchell
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    Re: Share you Editors

    Originally posted by RussSoftware View Post
    In doing audits, I routinely need to show whether or not something was OK or not. Default is always "Yes" for OK because auditors then only need to click on the items that were Not OK for some reason speeding up data entry.

    The way I do it now (which I will improve upon in the tablet app) for the desktop application uses a drop-down and the choices are: Y, N, D, A, X. Y for Yes, N for No, D for No Detail Provided, A for No Applicable and X for Not Examined. If the choices are either N or D the selection is red because that is a defect.

    I am trying to think of the best way to do this is a tablet app and I know I won't use a drop-down control. People will be using their finger and making the selection. We are also going to discontinue using the "D" option.

    So basically I will ask the user to select with their finger: Yes, No, N/A, N/E


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    Forgot to add that I was thinking of using a green checkmark for Yes/OK, red X for No, and probably just small text for NA and NE.
    Have you looked at the Switch Editor? This could be a good way to capture the information easily with minimal interface elements. They can be created as HTML elements. They support more than two states, as well.

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  • RussSoftware
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    Re: Share you Editors

    In doing audits, I routinely need to show whether or not something was OK or not. Default is always "Yes" for OK because auditors then only need to click on the items that were Not OK for some reason speeding up data entry.

    The way I do it now (which I will improve upon in the tablet app) for the desktop application uses a drop-down and the choices are: Y, N, D, A, X. Y for Yes, N for No, D for No Detail Provided, A for No Applicable and X for Not Examined. If the choices are either N or D the selection is red because that is a defect.

    I am trying to think of the best way to do this is a tablet app and I know I won't use a drop-down control. People will be using their finger and making the selection. We are also going to discontinue using the "D" option.

    So basically I will ask the user to select with their finger: Yes, No, N/A, N/E


    OK.jpg
    OK-dropdown.jpg

    Forgot to add that I was thinking of using a green checkmark for Yes/OK, red X for No, and probably just small text for NA and NE.
    Last edited by RussSoftware; 10-30-2015, 06:30 PM.

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  • RussSoftware
    replied
    Re: Share you Editors

    In doing audits, I routinely need to show whether or not something was OK or not. Default is always "Yes" for OK because auditors then only need to click on the items that were Not OK for some reason speeding up data entry.

    The way I do it now (which I will improve upon in the tablet app) for the desktop application uses a drop-down and the choices are: Y, N, D, A, X. Y for Yes, N for No, D for No Detail Provided, A for No Applicable and X for Not Examined. If the choices are either N or D the selection is red because that is a defect.

    I am trying to think of the best way to do this is a tablet app and I know I won't use a drop-down control. People will be using their finger and making the selection. We are also going to discontinue using the "D" option.

    So basically I will ask the user to select with their finger: Yes, No, N/A, N/E


    OK.jpg

    Leave a comment:


  • Sarah Mitchell
    started a topic Share your Editors

    Share your Editors

    Have you built an Editor or Editor Set using the Tablet Optimized Forms? Have you modified existing Editors to meet your needs? Share them with us!

    Post images, code, whatever you feel is the best way to share your Editor.

    What's an Editor?

    Don't know what an Editor is? Check out these resources and start building one today! We have a number of videos available covering everything from the basics to building fully-customized editors using ViewBoxes (ViewBoxes were used to create the keypads and checklist item Editors in the Sample Tablet App.)


    Too Busy to Build?

    If you're too busy to put together an Editor but have one you'd like to see, Let us know! Send your feedback to tabletbeta[at]alphasoftware.com or post your suggestions here in the Tablet Beta Forum.
    Last edited by Sarah Mitchell; 11-03-2015, 10:56 AM.
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