Which screen should the "Create New" button be on?

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Is there a specific standard that says a "Create New Record" button should not be on the Edit screen or is that just a common sense thing?  The application is not one in which users are required to create hundreds of records a day, it is more like maybe a few at a time or maybe only a few a week.

A business owner requested this but I, as a developer, felt the request should be denied due to violating Coding Standards and Best Practices but the Project Manager thinks I should do it because they feel they should never say "No" to a request.

I've asked other developers on my team and they agree with me but our Team Lead wants a specific Standard to site to prove my point before saying 'no' to the request.
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David FavorFractional CTO
Distinguished Expert 2018

Complex politics to navigate.

I may make suggestions... and...

My general rule...

Whoever pays me is right.


David, I work for State Government, so none of the parties involved directly pay me.

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