This is a multipart message in MIME format. -- [ Picked text/plain from multipart/alternative ] Buck, As others have stated, and I've seen it too, there are numerous canned packages out there which allow you to control which fields to put on the screen. It's like a religion thing. Once I get you to have faith that it can be done doing it is a separate issue. And, would it even be ethical for someone to say how Vendor A does it, or is that a violation of a trade secret? Rob Berendt -- "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." Benjamin Franklin Buck Calabro <Buck.Calabro@commsoft.net> Sent by: email@example.com 07/08/2002 09:45 AM Please respond to midrange-l To: firstname.lastname@example.org cc: Fax to: Subject: RE: Variable Fields on the screen >But my point was that users may >come up with an option that you >may not even think of. Oh, I agree completely, and that's what makes user-defined _presentation_ so difficult. Sure you can have the end user re-arrange the display, but what about the underlying business logic? In most applications, the two are inseparable. --buck _______________________________________________ This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/cgi-bin/listinfo/midrange-l or email: MIDRANGE-Lemail@example.com Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.
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