Flexible mobile website and application development tools: Placing Multiple List Controls inside Panel Cards

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Flexible mobile website and application development tools: Placing Multiple List Controls inside Panel Cards


As we have written about in previous blog posts, with the upcoming version of Alpha, "Panels" will be the foundation of your mobile application and mobile website development effort. Panels provide a simple and intuitive, yet elegant system for creating sophisticated mobile business applications. The three types of Panels are (read more about the different Panel controls here):

  • Panel Cards: Group your fields, buttons and other controls onto Panel Cards
  • Panel Navigators: Slide between Panel Cards and select the Panel that is active
  • Panel Layout: Organize your Panel Cards and Panel Navigators

An example of Panels in mobile website development: Placing multiple List controls in a Panel Card

When you place a List control in a Panel Card you can specify that the List should completely fill the Panel Card. In many cases this is likely to be the option that you want. But there are cases where you will want to place a List control on the Panel Card along with several other controls (including, possibly, other List controls). In this case you will not want the List control to completely fill the Panel Card that it is on. In the video below, we show how this is easily accomplished:
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Chris Conroy runs digital programs for Alpha Software.

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