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From a frontend layout perspective this is probably a rather big feature but it would be nice anyway:
It would be great if we could assign widths to each field of a table to achieve a multi column layout for the table's editing page. In kirby (an document based cms) this is possible for example.
The editing page:
could me made look more like this:
just by assigning "width: 1/2" to the last 4 fields.
The result is a much more compact and nicer layout.
Thanks @laszlokorte – been thinking about this one for years! Especially useful for things like lat/lon or address inputs. I'd love to figure this out, but here are a few things we'd need to consider before moving forward with this update:
UIs: which UIs would be bigger?
design: If two neighboring UIs have different heights in kirby the smaller one just has spacing below it:
I think that's fine.
Labels: I agree, that's probably one of the strongest problems
Widths: In kirby multiples of 1/2, 1/3, 1/4 or 1/5 are supported. In my opinion 1/2 and 1/3 would be enought.
Responsiveness: kirby stacks the fields if the viewport get's to narrow.
The implementation is pretty straightforward: The field's container elements just get's a class like field-grid-item-1-3 assigned which sets it's width to 33% and css float is use to put all grid-items next to each other. If two items do not fit next to each other they will break. It just requires that the field itself adjusts to it's container size.
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