Add Controls to List Forms

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The controls available for a List form are different from the controls available for a Detail form. Some of the controls in the List form have a different set of properties compared to the controls in the Detail forms. When a List form is open, the following controls are available in the ToolBox in addition to the conditional logic controls like IF, Else, and so on, which are exactly the same the controls in the Detail form.
  • Date
  • Drop down Box
  • Hierarchical Lookup Box
  • Lookup Box
  • Results List
  • Text Box
Add a Command Button
HID_Add a Command Button
To add a Command Button control to a form
  1. Click the Command Button command button on the Control Palette, and then click the left mouse button and hold it down as you drag-and- drop it on the desired location.
    The Command Button control is placed on the form.
  2. Click the control, click the right mouse button, and select Properties from the drop down list.
    The Properties dialog lists the following properties for a command button control:
    Caption
    Disabled
    Function
    ID
    Tooltip
    Width
Add a Date
HID_Add a Date
To add a Date control to a form
  1. Click the Date button date on the Control Palette, and then click the left mouse button and hold it down as you drag-and-drop it on the desired location of the form.
    The Date control is placed on the form.
  2. Click the control, click the right mouse button, and select Properties from the drop down list.
    The Properties dialog lists the following properties for a date control:
    Attribute
    Caption
    Column Span
    QBE Condition
Add a Dropdown Box
HID_Add a Dropdown Box
To add a Dropdown Box control to a form
  1. Click the Drop down button dropdown box on the Control Palette, and then click the left mouse button and hold it down as you drag-and-drop it on the desired location of the form.
    The Drop down Box control is placed on the form.
  2. Click the control, click the right mouse button, and select Properties from the drop down list.
    The Properties dialog lists the following properties for a drop down box control:
    Attribute
    Caption
    Column Span
    Default
    OP Code
Add a Hierarchical Lookup Box
HID_Add a Hierarchical Lookup Box
To add a Hierarchical Lookup Box control to a form
  1. Click the Hierarchical Lookup button hierarchical lookup box on the Control Palette, and then click the left mouse button and hold it down as you drag-and-drop it on the desired location of the form.
    The Hierarchical Lookup Box control is placed on the form.
  2. Click the control, click the right mouse button, and select Properties from the drop down list.
    The Properties dialog lists the following properties for a hierarchical lookup control:
    Attribute
    Caption
    Column Span
    Factory
Add a Lookup Box
HID_Add a Lookup Box
To add a Lookup Box control to a form
  1. Click the Lookup button lookup box on the Control Palette, and then click the left mouse button and hold it down as you drag-and-drop it on the desired location of the form.
    The Lookup control is placed on the form.
  2. Click the control, click the right mouse button, and select Properties from the dropdown list.
    The Properties dialog appears so you can define properties for the control. The Properties dialog lists the following properties for a lookup control:
    Attribute
    Caption
    Column Span
    Factory
Add Results List
HID_Add Results List
To add a Results List control to a form
  1. Click the List button List on the Control Palette, and then click the left mouse button and hold it down as you drag-and-drop it on the desired location of the form.
    The Results List control is placed on the form.
  2. Click the control, click the right mouse button, and select Properties from the dropdown list.
    The Properties dialog lists the following properties for a lookup control:
    Custom
Add Text Box
HID_Add Text Box
To add a Text Box control to a form
  1. Click the Text Box button Text Box Button on the Control Palette, and then click the left mouse button and hold it down as you drag-and-drop it on the desired location of the form.
    The Text Box control is placed on the form.
  2. Click the control, click the right mouse button, and select Properties from the dropdown list.
    The Properties dialog lists the following properties for a text box control:
    Attribute
    Caption
    Column Span
    Disabled
    QBE Condition
    QBE Display
    QBE Value
    Size
    Spell Check