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Web Data Entry Forms

Web Data Entry Forms (WDEFs) are similar to grids, in that they allow you to load data manually into HFM in a web browser. They are different from grids in that they are static forms that cannot be modified. This can be very valuable to end users, because you can further simplify the end-user experience. You can hard-code and hide dimensions, making navigating through the 12 dimensions of the application much simpler. The other design consideration you should give to forms is to make them as dynamic as possible. You should use these year and period functions:

Image @Cur

Image @First

Image @Last

Image @Next

Image @Prev

The first tip here is: when you are spanning years, always specify Y#@Cur as part of either the row or column definition. For example, to return the correct year if the current period is the last period, you would need


  

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