Author Archives: Matt Ireland

HTML Editor in Lightswitch

You wont be playing with the HTML client for too long before you realise you need to work with some HTML! There are a number of jQuery editors out there, and they seem to be relatively easy to plug into Lightswitch. One suggestion though…make sure you choose one that looks clean and simple – there […]

Wrapping Tabs

For those of you who have created HTML client that has a few tabs, you might have been surprised to see them scroll off the edge of the page on a small screen. This looks a bit messy, and sometimes your preference might be to have them wrap to the next line. This can be […]

Rolodex index style filter for Lightswitch

Sometimes in Lightswitch you have too many records to scroll through, but not enough to justify the requirement for full searching capability. An alternative is to use a Rolodex style index, where you can click on a letter, and see records beginning with that – similar to iPhone contacts See this video for an example. […]