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TDev
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Model driven app forms changes layout when changing resolution

Hi,

 

As I mentioned in the title, my dataverse model driven app form keeps changing the fields layout when I'm resizing my window. Is there a way to lock the aspect ratio and have the form fields either shrink to keep the layout or add some scrollable bars to navigate when making my window smaller? I know that by default the forms layout is responsive. I don't want that. I want too keep the same layout for all window sizes.

 

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It is not possible to do what you are asking for, when you use a mobile phone it behaves as you have indicated.

 

 

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Hi @TDev 

 

It has more to do with the resolution of the monitor and browsers than with the design of the form, I use two screens and on each one it looks different because I have different resolutions.

 

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I know that the layout is related to the window size and resolution. But is there a way to make all resolution have the exact same layout as the one for desktop (1920x1080)? When shrinking the window size, some of the columns get placed below one another instead of one beside each other. This happens when the layout of the form is in 4 columns. It works fine in max resolution and I want to keep 4 columns even for lower resolutions.

Hi @TDev .

 

In one of the images that I put you 1920 as maximum size could reduce it and go testing which is best suited, what if I tell you that does not work as the responsive currently have the canvas app

 

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TDev
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The max width setting is already 1920. In classic mode editor the form layout already has 4 columns side by side.

But when switching to responsive or another layout other than the desktop one, the columns get pushed one under another. I want to keep the 4 columns layout for laptop and mobile too. How do I achieve that? How do i LOCK the aspect ratio of the desktop resolution for all the others?

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Hi @TDev 

 

It is not possible to do what you are asking for, when you use a mobile phone it behaves as you have indicated.

 

 

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