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Here is the scenario: There is a modal popup in which each step has a certain form fields. on the last step, I need to repeat a section (last 3 fields) on a form repeatedly.

Here is what I thought: have a add and delete button at the end of a section, to clone the section and append it to the previous one and since it is a modal, have a scrollbar for the entire section.

Is there a better way to do this? Plz share how would you do this?

Current issues: Adding the scroll is making the modal messy.

Thanksscreenshot of the design

  • If possible try to add heading for each section to distinguish each other. – Shankar Murugesan Dec 6 '17 at 15:08
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As you don't want to display more fields vertically in order to avoid overflow, my suggestion would be to use Tabs:

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Either on the bottom as the group of fields is the last one, or on the right side.

  • Thanks for the suggestion. Its a good idea, Incase the Manufacturer section reaches up to 12-15, how to make this work is what I am thinking. Any thoughts? – Pavithra Olety Nov 3 '16 at 15:01
  • 12-15 sounds like too many tabs for a modal view without any overflow. You could also use some kind of horizontal slides, similarly to the tabs, and simply use numbers as buttons: #1 #2 #3 + Just make sure the user understands the "buttons" belong to the box, and not to the whole modal. – Alvaro Nov 3 '16 at 15:15
  • Hiding the sections under tab is not a right solution. It can be wide open like your screenshot. – Shankar Murugesan Dec 6 '17 at 15:07

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