Steps to reproduce:
1. Create a table, query etc.
2. Open it
A new (child/sub) window will open, covering the root window of
the base application (same size), education users to close windows to quit views.
Especially when the root window is maximized, the view windows should not be full screen. Especially when the root window is not full sized, child windows should be positioned in a cascading way to make clear that a seperate window has been created.
New users dare not close those covering sub windows, as they might be afraid to close the application itself.
Later, users will tend to close windows in order to leave the current view, but this will lead to situations where the root window is closed by mistake.
A more intuitive dimensioning of windows could possibly be supported by "close" buttons to be added to views or tables.
BTW: I can't create queries in a way that field values could be edited.
Operating System: Debian
Version: 188.8.131.52 release
(In reply to comment #0)
Nothing to write about window-size. Could be there are too many wishes - I have heard from many people who wish, that the Main-window of Base should disappear when a form is opened ...
> BTW: I can't create queries in a way that field values could be edited.
Could you ask for this problem in the German mailinglist or in a forum
Short answer: The query has to include the primary-key of each table, which is included in the query.
Component is ux-advise, so setting Status -> NEW.
Modal dialogs, such as Create Table, Create Query, are scaled fullsize (window style maximized). System default is to have a scaled and cascading window, that has to be respected, just as Mike says.
Sounds to me like an EASYHACK. Maybe someone has codepointers... -> NEEDINFO
Also missing keyword difficulty<foo>
Changing status: NEEDINFO -> NEW
Adding keyword 'needsDevEval'
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