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Tiles View enhancement
I love the new tiles view - it's an easy setup and easy on the eye.

One thing I'd like is a dedicated column for Photo Id (rather than using the File Upload column type) and for the Photo Image section in the View to be set to a default image - like they do with Facebook when no profile image has been set... Maybe the image could change based on a formula too: for example, "male" selected changes the default image to show a stereotyped male image.

The reason for this enhancement - when you have a group of tiles and an image is not set on a few, the written columns move to the left. Having a placeholder would give the tiles consistency in appearance.

I know I could create my own generic columns to do all of this - only you can't have a default calculation on a File Upload column - but how about making it a little bit simpler by just checking a box in the View setup to show (or not show) the Image Placeholder. Or a droplist to choose whether the image is a Photo Id or a Parts Photo for an Item/Material.

Kind regards - Brett
ID
577
Category
Setup
Author

basenine
Date Created
11/21/2012 5:18:49 PM
Date Updated
11/29/2012 5:55:53 PM
Status
New Idea
Score
60
Promoted By
Ivan PapishShem SargentALFREDO BRAVO
Scott MillerRick Cogleybasenine
Comments
basenine 11/22/2012 5:08:09 PM
Another nice feature would be to just "Press" the tile to view it rather than show the "View" button
Shem Sargent 11/29/2012 5:55:53 PM
I like both of these suggestions, Brett.
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