The web client can make your scrolling window buttons look a little scary. Below is an example of a window that has not been formatted with the following tips.
Here is a list of issues a developer might notice.
- Inactive Buttons create a below the line mark.
- Active Buttons take a visually-annoying form of shading.
- Box Lines are general disturbed around buttons.
Below is an example of a window that has been formatted following these tips:
Notice how lines are not disturbed, you don’t have unexpected shading, and inactive buttons don’t cross the line. A nice side effect of this formatting is the buttons behave as 3D highlight effect in the Web Client, which is very visually appealing, but behave like 2D buttons in the standard client which is consistent with the majority of Microsoft Dynamics GP windows.
So, how can this be achieved? Read on!
By Shane LaBarge, CPA, MBS, MSIS, Dynamics GP Consultant, Avastone Technologies LLC, Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner – Fox Cities and Milwaukee WI