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How would you promt the user an answer?

 
Svend Rost
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Hi,

Im working on a small project where the user has to answer a
question - the questions are approx. 50-70 chars long and the
user will have 3 options to choose from.

The app will have to be ported to several mobile phones, so hardcoding
the strings (questions) isn't an option I think

How would you approach the above?

Would you use a Form, append the question and make the user choose his
answer from a List or something similar ?

or .. ?

Thanks in advance,

/Svend Rost
 
William Frantz
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I would absolutely use a Form. That's your best bet for cross compatibility.

I've still seen broken form handling on various devices. One in particular I recall would not allow the user to scroll past a text area that was larger than the size of the display.

Honestly, if you are doing simple form processing, you might consider just writing a WML web page and relying on microbrowsers. Why do you really need a MIDlet?

William Frantz
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Thanks for your reply William,

I chose to use the Form approach.

Thanks for the WML tip - that had actually not crossed my mind!

Why do you really need a MIDlet?


Basicly it's because the project im working on is a game. In order
for the user to move on, (s)he has to answer some questions.

/Svend Rost
 
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