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Control going to form

PostPosted: Fri Aug 02, 2013 8:11 am
by grputnam
I would like to control when I go to forms when I am in the desktop. Each time I click on a line it takes me to the form. Is there a way to only go to the form when I want to enter data? Or maybe not even use the forms?

Re: Control going to form

PostPosted: Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:14 am
by dhaupert
Hi there,

Thanks for your email. Indeed this is possible. Each form has a property that states when it is the start form for each device. There are settings in the forms properties for:

Start form for Desktop in New Record
Start form for Desktop for Edit Record

First off, if no forms have a value checked, then the old Edit Record screen will display instead.

But if the first option is checked for a form, that form will display when adding a new record.
The second option applies to editing an existing record.

So you can set a form to show for existing records, but use the edit record screen for new records, vice versa or even have separate forms for each action.

Hope this helps!