Types of new Screens explained
There are five different types of screen to choose from.
- Board of Icons
- Data Entry Form
- Details Screen
- List of Data
- Map a Data Source
Only the Data Entry Form can be used to enter or edit Data.
An example use case could be:
A Board of Icons for a particular use, like one board for data entry and one for data viewing.
A List of Data displaying a list of contacts from a Data-source. Could be set to open:
a Details Screen of one contact showing any or all contact information about that contact. No data entry is possible on this screen, but could be set to open the:
Data Entry Form either to edit an existing contact, delete or create a new one. This form would have to be uploaded to send the data to the platform. A sync on the setting screen of the app would have to be performed to see the changes in any data-source. Network and server update time allowing.
A Map a Data Source screen would show a location of each place a Data Entry Form upload was performed.
|Screen||Can enter or edit Data||Description|
|Board of Icons||no||Used only for displaying a custom set or group of other Screens, including another Board of icons. Could be used as a menu.|
|Data Entry Form||yes||This is the main Data entry Screen.
This is the only way to enter, edit and or upload Data. It can be linked to multiple Data-sources, be used to open other Screens, perform many other actions or functions, including opening Web pages, calling Telephone numbers, insert camera photos.
|Details Screen||no||Displays one entry from a Data-source.
The Details Screen lists one Data-source and any or all the fields from within the source. Can be used to perform tasks like opening a linked screen or Website.
|List of Data||no||Displays a list from a Data-source.
The Listing Screen lists one Data-source and up to 4 fields from within the source. Can be used to perform tasks like opening a linked screen or Website.
|Map a Data Source||no||Displays a map of locations from the GPS coordinates of Data entries with the location log turned on.|