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Author Topic: Ask Reuben 34 - Mandatory Fields  (Read 4061 times)
Reuben B.
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« on: June 17, 2020, 11:41:41 pm »

A de-facto GUI standard is to indicate that particular fields are mandatory, and a common question is to how to do something similar in Genero screens, as a developers first instinct is to look for a “mandatory” attribute.

In this article, I illustrate a number of techniques you can use to automatically indicate if a field is mandatory such as adding an asterix, changing background colour, adding a placeholder, and discusses strengths and weaknesses of each approach.


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