TeaTimer and Q10

business apps

Please read at first my story ‘Behind the scenes‘.

TeaTimer should run on Touch and Keyboard devices, so I just did a first implementation and here are my experiences.

Redesign Layout Homescreen for Q10

Q10 has less space available: 720×720 instead of 768×1280. It’s worth rethinking the layout. Some screens worked out-of-the-box, but the startscreen got a redesign for Q10.

first decisions:

  • Moving the DropDown on top over the images
  • Making the ActionBar as Overlay to avoid distortion of images.

q10-layout-01

You have to reserve 96 Pixel for the DropDown UI Control.

If you expand the DropDown, it doesn’t use the complete space of the screen – only 50% were used from my experiences. Setting  the height to a higher value doesn’t work. My first idea to make the Images invisible if DropDown is expanded, doesn’t look good with only half screen occupied by the DrowDown.

My solution: move…

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