And then the absolutely excellent Fm Go Toolkit by soliant: http://www.soliantconsulting.com/gotoolkit/
Thank you very much!
John Sindelar: you've saved what little is left of me, after a very fast-paced jump into FM Go. The ridiculous vertically expanding fields were driving me crazy! Surely one needs to have separate screen layouts for an iPad, but I was really struggling in getting them to accommodate enough stuff and have the same look and feel as ”normal” ones.
Thank you very, very much!
Elementary, dear Watson: just have a vertical scroll bar! Anyone should've guessed...
(And please don't tell me that the sample file would've demonstrated this, As an FM/FMP user for 20 years, I don't open any sample files.)
So far so good.
Using the iPad is like a rotatable monitor. Since we cannot control how the user turns the iPad, is there a setting or function that can lock a display to a predetermined size regardless of ohw the iPad spins?
I have tried Move/Resize Window using the "standard" sizes and setting the Zoom level to 100%, but if i click outside of a field the display zooms way in.
Unfortunately does not seem to be possible. The iPad display size query is always seems to return 768 width, 1024 height.
I plan to tell my (possible) users (professionals of various fields) to lock rotatation and use their iPads in vertical orientation, in order to minimize the "keyboard" space. (I find the jumping view intolerable so I have nothing editable in the lower part of layouts. A bit of a challenge with large systems like mine!
(Incidentally, IWP returns 640 by 480 – so fond old memories of this size!)
One pointer – esp. for complex solutions – is to use the Tab-object.
Navigationwise: it is possible to give a tab a name, so in a navigation script one can define the layout and the tab. (Go to Object).