Set detail view layout

Set detail view layout in calendar report designed for phone

There are two predefined layouts for detail view: Summary layout and Block layout.

To set summary layout for detail view of a record:

  1. Navigate to the Design page.
  2. Click the Phone icon.
  3. Click the Detail View tab in the right panel.
  4. Select the Layouts section.
  5. Select the required layout from the options provided. You can set the field and layout properties.
  6. Map the fields to specific positions in the layout.
  7. Select the fields. The respective field properties will appear.
  8. Define their properties.
  9. Click Close. The changes are reflected in the preview.

Access the application from your phone to view your report. Select a record. It will be in the layout that you have selected.

Add block

A block contains the specified fields and their data as a separate entity within the layout of the detail view of a record.

Add new block

Adding a block can be useful to categorize the reports' fields.

To add block in detail view layout of calendar report:

  1. Click Detail View tab in the right panel.
  2. Select Layout section.
  3. Select the second layout from the options provided. You can set the field and layout properties.
  4. Map the fields to specific positions in the layout.
  5. Select the fields. The respective field properties will appear.
  6. Define their properties.
  7. Click Add block. Another set of fields from the same form will appear.
  8. Click Close. The changes are reflected in the preview.

You can add more than one block. Upon accessing the calendar report using a phone, you will find that the detail view of a record is structured into blocks of information that are easily digested.

Add related block

Adding a related block helps you include field values from another report that is based on a relevant form.

To add related block in detail view layout of calendar report:

  1. Click Detail View tab in the right panel.
  2. Select Layout section.
  3. Select the second layout from the options provided. You can set the field and layout properties.
  4. Map the fields to specific positions in the layout.
  5. Select the fields. The respective field properties will appear.
  6. Define their properties.
  7. Click Add Related Block.
  8. Select the required related form.
  9. Select the fields that must be contained in the block.
  10. Enter title for the block.
  11. Select fields and define Properties.
  12. Close the layout window. The preview on the design page reflects the layout.

Upon accessing the calendar report, you will find that the detail view of a record in the report features blocks of field values of that report. The field values of the related form are also contained separate blocks.

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