Subject: Re: iOS Best Practice Question



Could you put it in the same view out of visual view and scroll the view up
when it's needed?

Eric
Sent from my iPhone

On Apr 26, 2011, at 6:09 PM, koko <koko@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I should have been more specific ... this is for an iPhone app which to me
> says UIPickerView cannot be visible always because of it ponderous size.
>
> -koko
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> On Apr 26, 2011, at 3:51 PM, glenn andreas wrote:
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>> On Apr 26, 2011, at 4:36 PM, koko wrote:
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>>> So we have one vote for:
>>>
>>> 3. Use a view in a layer of the current view
>>>
>>> Any other views (no pun intended) ... going once going twice ....
>>>
>>> Any comments against :
>>>
>>> 1. Use UIAlert - easy but seems clunky
>>>
>>> -koko
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>> Adding additional content in UIAlert is not recommended, since it requires a
>> high degree of care and verges on something that can get an app rejected
>> from the App Store. (you've got to do special casing for different versions
>> of the OS and make bad assumptions about the layout of the subviews, and
>> will quite likely break when the next OS release happens).
>>
>> In general, if you can avoid making a UIPickerView "appear" as the result of
>> an action, you'll be better off. Make it part of the UI, always available,
>> or use a different mechanism (for example, in a table view, just push a
>> second table view onto the ...

navigation controller and let the user select the

>> element from that table view, just like Settings.app does, etc...)
>>
>>
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>> Glenn Andreas gandreas@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>> The most merciful thing in the world ... is the inability of the human mind
>> to correlate all its contents - HPL
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