Positioning Blocks on a view
Block are always positioned on a View using a Layout.
Layout essentially differ by how they present Blocks on a View.
A Layout is a 'Container' that holds the Blocks together.
Tip: You don't need to learn about Layouts in detail: Selecting Canvas Layout will let you add Blocks anywhere on your view.
There are 3 core Layouts
Canvas Position Blocks at a specific position. Using Canvas.
Stack Automatically stack blocks vertically or horizontally. Using Stack.
Reveal Create a Burger type experience where a menu slides across. Using Reveal for the News app.
Choosing a Layout
When you create a new View EachScape will ask you to select one of the 3 core layouts:
Layouts within Layouts
Layout are the basis of any View: You can have also have Layouts within Layouts.
A Layout can contain an infinite number of Layouts.
Layouts within Layouts allow the development of any sort of sophisticated UI.
To bring a new Layout within a View or within another Layout select Layout in the Component Selector:
Select a Layout
Drag & drop that Layout within the selected Layout on the View Layout.
When you drop a Layout on a 'empty' View you are always dropping that Layout within the Layout already on the View