There are lots of uses of eaForms and on this page is a list of some that may be useful when designing eaForms.
Items may link through to a page that provides more information - some are work in progress - check out our online help for up to date information.
It may also be worth taking a quick look at Another list of features as a reminder of what is included in eaForms.
If you are trying to do something and think eaForms but don't know how contact us and we will try to help.
|•||Approach to designing forms - factors to consider ? Next package|
|•||Forms can can be different size, with colour, their own fonts |
|•||Using tooltips and linklabels to help users|
Right Content - Right People - Right Result
|•||Reduce barriers by presenting forms that look familiar? |
|•||Produce forms that only contain the data items you need? |
|•||Tailor forms to specific roles? |
|•||Mandate required fields to ensure user provide input? |
|•||Simplify complex MDG technologies? |
|•||Ease use of tagged values? |
Layout and Workflow
|•||Use colour to emphasis items? |
|•||Use numbered labels and layout to support sequence of data entry? |
|•||Use multiple forms to simplify data entry? |
|•||Link to other forms to provide a workflow? |
|•||Consolidate fields onto a single form? |
|•||Use labels as colour rectangles as graphical devices? |
Lists and tables
|•||Launch sub form to access detail of items in lists? |
|•||Present a summary of items - elements and packages in a datagrid? |
Using eaForms Scripts
Help and information
|•||Add tooltips to form and controls to provide users with help |
Linked and related items
|•||Text box to display linked package status|
|•||Different form sets for different roles? |