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Registered: ‎06-20-2012
My Device: Blackberry Playbook
My Carrier: Telus

BB Playbook Tablet User Interface Documentation

The documentation regarding the Playbook User Interface available via the Help App and in the User Manual isn't very clear and doesn't seem to explain many things. There is no picture showing the Dock or Home Screen so that one thinks the Dock is the first row of Apps which is limited to six Apps and not an unlimited number of Apps as stated in the documention. There is mention of placing apps in folders but no way to create a named folder icon, so one is mislead into thinking of creating iconic folders. There is no explanation of the small white squares that seem to represent pages/folders(?) of apps. One cannot jump to a selected white square but seems to have to scroll through them all to get to one near the end. There doesn't seem to be a way to name the pages/folders(?) of Apps so they hold categories of Apps. There doesn't seem to be a way to create new folders in the documents folder with the native file manager. Using some free file manager apps I can create new folders but can't open files placed into them because I get a filepath error. I would like to be able to organize my documents in folders. The Bb user interface makes me angry!
Posts: 24
Registered: ‎06-20-2012
My Device: Blackberry Playbook
My Carrier: Telus

Re: BB Playbook Tablet User Interface Documentation

By moving one app onto another one can create a named folder as stated in the documentation but the folder appears as a square showing the icons of apps in it. The folder doesn't look like a tabbed folder icon.
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Re: BB Playbook Tablet User Interface Documentation

there are many way to customise the main screen to make it more functional


swipe left n right will move to the white dot pages, no naming for them at this time.


Some Make a few folders on top row to categorize to their liking


my son made a nice shown screen here with folders



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