General : implementing layout. Best?
Posted on 1997-12-08
First : does someone knows a place on the web, where you can find some information about layouts of programs? The best things to do for that sort of programs, etc.?
Second : A program has to reed the results of about 30 centers each day. You about 30 meassurements + graphs, etc per center. Once in week 15 meassurements are added with these 30. These values have to be checked on : there value and the variation in time (one week, two week, ...)
My idea (how I've done it now) was to make child windows and the user himself can choose which windows he wants to see. Also every window has it's own sort of menu (e.g. choosing range for variation ...). It's placed on a floating toolbars.
I thought this way it was possible also to verify to centers next to each other. But because the windows or linked directly to the database. A change in one window implements a change in the other window.
You see I'm little stuck here. Each solution has it's own +points, but none does everything I want!
Does someone has an idea, how I best can work?
Does someone know about a component that gives you the possibility to shrink or grow a form? (I think this is a good way to show the result which come ones in a week, better ideas?)
How can you implement something in a database program that you can check different results (e.g. the weekly values of two centers? The Last and First day of the week of one center?)
Help! Please straiten up my brain!
Points will be raised, depending on the totallity of the answers.