The mobile version of Zoho Creator allows you to access all your applications created in Zoho Creator and those shared to you, from your mobile browser. You can view the data stored in your ZC Forms, as well as submit new entries. However, you cannot edit the applications from your mobile. The native Zoho Creator app for Android offers mobile access to all your Zoho Creator apps, available for download from the Google Play Store.Before creating an application using Zoho Creator, it is important to identify the information you want the app to manage and categorize it accordingly.
For example, for a Sales app you can categorize the information into two sections - Product and Sales. In Zoho Creator, these categories become the Form of your application.The Create application option allows you to create a new application from scratch or install ready-made applications. The Import data option allows you to create an application by migrating your existing data to Zoho Creator. Each option is explained in detail below.To summarize, a Zoho Creator application consists of Forms and Reports.
Forms are used to collect user information and store it in the database, while Reports are used to view, filter and search the information collected through Forms. You can add fields to your form and also rearrange them through a simple drag and drop function. Choose a field type based on the type of data it should contain. By default, Zoho Creator supports validation for an appropriate number of field types.One of the most powerful features of Zoho Creator is the ability to create pages.
The pages feature allows you to create custom reports by combining HTML code and Deluge scripting. You can create a static HTML page as a report and use this page to deliver dynamic content from your database using Deluge Script. The HTML Builder provides an intuitive drag and drop user interface to easily create the required pages.The Customise option offers a variety of layouts and themes to customise the appearance of your forms and views. Layouts and themes can be combined together to create a visually appealing website.Shared users of a private application or users of a public application will be able to add, edit or delete records in a Report only if the application owner gives them access permission.Zoho Migration Tool for MS Access and Excel is a simple tool that you can use to upload your existing MS Access applications or XL spreadsheets to Zoho Creator.
This gives you the flexibility to store data entered into any field of any record in any table in Zoho Creator.After making changes to an application as the application owner, you may want to see how the application looks to users who access it. Users will be able to Add, Edit or Delete records in a report only if the application owner gives them access permission.Each table, with relationships intact, will be imported into Zoho Creator as an Application or a Report. The Zoho Creator marketplace provides the largest repository of enterprise applications for your daily business needs.