Recently Microsoft released a new feature to increase end-user productivity while using mobile devices and tablets for model-driven apps.
In this blog, we have explained the latest enhancements in model-driven apps for Mobile devices and tablets.
Lock the tabs on the form
By enabling this the tabs displayed on the form will be locked and remain visible at the top of the form even while users scroll through the form. This feature will allow the user to switch the tab at any time.
Below are the steps to be followed to enable the Lock tabs at the top of forms on mobile and tablets and other features mentioned below.
Select the model-driven app-> Select Open in App Designer-> Select Setting-> Go to Features-> Enable the Lock tabs at the top of forms on mobile and tablet features.
Below is the screen clip for reference:
After enabling the above setting the tabs displayed on the form will lock even during the scrolling, as shown below.
Mobile Commanding Improvements
Once the user enables the Mobile Commanding Improvements to feature it hides the Delete button if no record is selected in the grids. It also hides the Process button when there is no Process enabled for the respective entity. Enabling this feature will help users in better efficiency making the command bar more compact and readable, below is the screen clip for reference.
Native Mobile Date Time & Native Mobile Inputs
This feature once enabled makes the date & time control and keyboard input type as per the mobile device and tablet settings.
Tablet Optimization for Command Bar
After enabling this feature it replaces the native command bar with the new web command bar at the top of the record. It also displays more commands in the command bar and helps users to visualize and use the commands effectively, below is the screen clip for reference.
Enabling these features for mobile devices and tablets will help the user increase productivity and efficiency.