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I setup app and all collections to open as a content view !!! but no working !!!

Maurice_Mars
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I setup my app and all collections in it to open as a content view !!! but not working !!! Everything opens as browser page view Why it is not working ????

Can anyone explain please !!!! i just want the app open as an standard magazine from left to right!!! without a browser page in each collection !!!! It is possible ???? i've tried several times and nothing !!!!

Thanks a lot in advance to everybody !!!!!!

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Bob_Bringhurst_
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Employee
Employee

Whenever you launch a collection from the top level, the collection is displayed as a browse page instead of content view. For example, if you create a collection and set it to Content View, opening that collection from the app menu will display the browse page, but opening that same collection from a different collection (such as the "home" collection) will honor Content View and display the first article. My guess is that you launched your collections from the app menu.

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Bob_Bringhurst_
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Employee
Employee

Whenever you launch a collection from the top level, the collection is displayed as a browse page instead of content view. For example, if you create a collection and set it to Content View, opening that collection from the app menu will display the browse page, but opening that same collection from a different collection (such as the "home" collection) will honor Content View and display the first article. My guess is that you launched your collections from the app menu.

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Maurice_Mars
Level 2
Level 2

Ok Thanks a lot Bob cool info !!!!

One more please!!! Is there anyway to hide the cards thumbnails ? Because our app has 145 pages, so we migrate from the DPS 2014, and it show 140 thumbnails !! lot of work with cards !!! we want to build a main and principal browser page with maybe 12 cards for the different sections !! Is this posible ??? Thanks a lot in advance Bob !!!!

Bob_Bringhurst_
Employee
Employee

It sounds like your app has 145 articles all in the same collection. Here are a couple ways to handle this:

Option 1 - If you don't want an article to appear on a browse page, select "Hide from Browse Page" in article properties. Users will be able to jump to that article from a link or swipe to it horizontally, but it won't appear on the browse page.

Option 2 - Create 12 sub-collections that appear as cards on your home page. Add the articles to these sub-collections. If you don't want to bother with browse pages, set each sub-collection to Content View so that the first article appears.

I would go with Option 2.

Maurice_Mars
Level 2
Level 2

WOW !!!! Excelent !!! Thanks a lot !!! Thats what we need !!!   We will take option 2 yes !!!  to generate an easy way to navigate !!!!

We are going to work right now  !!!