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I have tried using columns for a long texts when page was viewed on a wide monitor (over 1000px). It looked good but there were problems when columns were longer than the height of the monitor. Reader have to scroll to read one column to the end and then scroll back up to start reading the next column. This isn't a problem in printed media because the whole ...


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Having built a few apps in a similar space many years ago, the underlying UI/app framework is unhelpful. Essentially what you have is both a "List UI" and "Item details" on the same screen. Two basic options: 1. Have two separate screens - List & Item Simplest to implement. Arguably could be less efficient. download bmml source – ...


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Tabs usually contain different data. For example different sections of a form, like @staccato said. Now each tab is a new annex which the user add. When adding a lot of annexes it will be difficult to distinct different tabs. Instead of tabs you could have a list of annexes and a plus button below it. (For creating a new annex) You can have a list of ...


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I understand that this is a data entry form for inserting and updating system entities into a database. Seems like a tool that people would need to work with on a daily basis and it's therefore imperative that the UI they use doesn't cause too much cognitive load, which results in unhappy users. The form you're presenting is over 20 fields long. I first ...


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As you move into multiple media (web to phone) creating transportable content is more and more important. Content management can mean a lot but one is creating content that you can publish to many formats. HTML, CHM, PDF, HTML5, XPS ...... In the Microsoft WPF desktop world there is a format FlowDocument that is a pain to create but presents nicely and ...


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First of all: I understand you're under pressure and under some limitation. I will try to offer some improvements, but this is not the best solution, and might be problematic. Try to make the best of this by Monday, but try to get another timeframe for improvements. Suggestion: If you must view, edit and add on the same UI, tread carefully. You're ...


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I havent seen any web apps using right hand menus. First of all they are hidden and mose users wont know to right click. Add an element and click on it for interactions. See this for example on something similar you are doing on grid http://mleibman.github.io/SlickGrid/examples/example-plugin-headermenu.html


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You have a number of options... Widen the listbox and add more columns to it, facilitating more informed item selection. Enlarge the font size to fit the screen space available, easing eye strain. Add a third column to the full screen view and add useful information such as field-level instructions, non-editable fields like record #s and creation dates, ...


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Seems like that the only thing you can do here is expand the width of the text input fields to 100% and put the buttons in the lower right corner. You simply don't have enough material to make a full screen look good. Or just disable full screen on that view.



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