I spy a floating button in staging 👀

Now we just have to wait for floating images and floating text…

Lol yes! But be careful about ux design and user experience, not being annoying to use your app

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I’m so stoked for this Component!

But like @Lucas_Pires mentioned - UX design and experience is very important - and this button is definitely a positive addition for Gliders looking to build some amazing apps!

It has (like the current Button) so many possibilities to enhance Glide apps, but in a more user AND design-friendly way. Paired with Conditional Visibility and ITE’s there could be some pretty cool apps built! I already see the gears in some peoples heads turning (and grinding thinking about how much stuff they’ll want to re-design haha).

Any chance the Glide gods (@david, @Mark) could bestow upon us a possible release date for such an amazing Components update? :pray: :crossed_fingers: :crossed_fingers:

(If not, no worries - because we all know it’s worth the wait!)

This, and the new potential of an eventual Glide API, is the definition of “Christmas came early!”. :nerd_face: :christmas_tree:

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I’m hoping it’s this week because it would fit in perfectly in an app I’m building for a client. My deadline for this app is end of week / beginning of next week. I imagine it won’t be long!

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Ahh I really wanna use this component but I already have a form for another add button, and I will lose all the layout the form has. There’s no way to export the layout of a form to another form, is there? :sob:

You shouldn’t lose the layout. You are just changing the button style. Not creating a new button.

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I think I would. I had a floating button in the form of rich text, and now adding another component will make me remake the entire form again… Right?

The thing is, I am creating a new button.

The CSS form button we have done before is still acting on a regular button. Once this update is released, you should be able to remove the rich text with the CSS, which will change the old CSS floating button to a regular button. Then change the style of that button to the new floating style. It’s no different than changing the background color on buttons from semi opaque to clear.

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Here’s a great article on floating button UX best practices:

https://uxplanet.org/floating-action-button-in-ux-design-7dd06e49144e

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I can’t wait to work on it, way easier!

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Ah, great idea!

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Ohh… Is it not possible to stack floating buttons horizontally? :neutral_face: :pensive:

Just saw Floating button is in my production environment… seems to be good to go!

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Man, it’s EXTREMELY buggy. It you change it to, let’s say, transparent, and then change it back to filled, then it turns into a regular button, and not a floating button.

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Hmm… well can’t say I’ve tested it, just that I’ve seen it! Haha… hopefully the bugs get identified and resolved quickly!

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Yeah, I would have thought that you could change back and forth between a regular button and a floating button. Seems that once you change the style (Show As), you are stuck with a regular button. It’s not showing the floating style like staging shows.

Staging:
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Production:
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Yessssss!! They should’ve kept it like that! @Mark any idea when this will be fixed?

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It’s BEAUTIFUL! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Makes such a difference in the Professional Network App I’m working on. Now users can add a new post as they’re scrolling and don’t have the scroll to top first!

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Looks like it’s fixed now. Definitely going to replace my CSS floaters tonight. Still would like a semi-transparent blurred float option someday. :wink:

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Get rid of the ‘floaters’ made me laugh.

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