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modal screen design

Let's say you have a modal "Create new document" screen. In iOS, you would have a bar at the top with on the left a Cancel button, in the middle the title, and on the right a Create button. Both buttons pop the current page from the view stack. Other actions would be placed on a toolbar at the bottom. These actions don't pop the current view. This distinction is visually clear.

 

I understood that in Cascades the idea is to have all buttons at the bottom, close to the thumb. So, do all these buttons go on the bottom bar? Or should I use that bar only for non-popping actions, and place the pop actions in a container just above that? What is the preferred way to do this?

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Re: modal screen design

User Interface Guidelines give a decent outline of the infrastructure.

 

http://docs.blackberry.com/en/developers/deliverables/41577/menus.jsp

 

Action Items go on the bottom of the screen with overflow going on the right hand side. Context menu is usefult too.

 

Hope this helps you make progress.

 

Graham