I am currently working on an app (phone size, not tablet yet) project that involves an extensive profile editing section. I am generally much in favour of inline editing patterns, as it removes the discrepancy between an editing view and how it’d look like on a page for a user, as well as limiting the amount of steps a user has to run through - it basically allows them to do all the editing needed on one page, without having to ever leave the page for previews.
BUT, I’m massively struggling to translate this into a mobile design pattern. “Consulting” some wide-reach examples of pages using inline editing (such as Twitter & LinkedIn), it seems like none of them use inline editing.
Are there any design patterns around that actually make sensible use of inline editing patterns, or does this introduce a layer of visual complexity that just simply does not work with a limited screen estate?