Prologue:In my previous article, we saw how to create and use the Search Data Screen. In this article we shall discuss how to create and use a Details Screen in a LightSwitch application.Preparing the Solution:Create a LightSwitch Desktop application with the name "DesigningScreensInLSBeta2" as shown in the following figure. Follow the [No: #] to create the solution.The Entity Designer: Let us create a table. This is a new screen in Beta 2 which is not available in Beta 1. Select the rounded option to create a new table.After clicking the "Create new table" option the following Entity Designer will be displayed. To change the Table name simply click on the Header of the Entity Designer and give the name. In our sample application we have given the name as Student.When you are creating a table [Entity], the field Id is the default one. At run time sometimes we don't need the Id to be displayed.To make the visibility of the Id false, select the Id and select the properties for the Id field. Just uncheck the option "Display by Default". It will hide the Id from the running screen.Creating the Search Data Screen:There are two ways to create a screen. One is by selecting the Screen... button on the Entity Designer screen top. Another way is to right-click on the Screens section in the Solution Explorer.Adding Details Screen:In this article we will mainly focus on the Details Data Screen. To create the Details Screen, Details Screen from the screen template in the left side panel [No: 1].Give the suitable name for the screen which we are going to create. In this application we have given the name StudentDetails [No: 2].Quick Note:
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