• It helps to change in appearance, behavior of form, entry module, colors etc.
  • Do not change the settings the program may misbehave. Only advance users may change the settings.


    1. Click "Config" from the Main Menu on the main screen & Select "Form Appearance" from the drop-down list.
    2. A multiple tab window "Form Scheme" will open.
    3. The following criteria will be their in first tab i.e. 'Entry'.


                       


Open mode for entry form

List then entry

Select if you want list first.

Entry then list

Select if you want entry first.

When opening entry form initiate record

None

Select if you don't want any record.

New with Blank Values

Select if you want new record with blank values.

New with default Value

Select if you want record with default values.

New with last entered values

Select if you want record with the last entered values.

Show last record

Select if you want to see last record.

Initiate new record with

Blank Values

It will start new record with blank values.

Default Values

It will start new record with default values.

Current Values

It will start new record with current values.

After saving a record

Initiate New Record

It will start new record after saving last record.

Show pickup list

It will display pickup list after saving last record.

None

It will save the last record.

Close entry form after save if  opened indirectly

It will close entry form if opened indirectly after saving.

After deleting a record

Initiate new record

It will start new record after deleting the last record.

Show pickup list

It will display pickup list after deleting the last record.

Show last record

It will display the second last record after deleting the last record.

If entry form is closed without saving

Prompt for save

It will give a message asking whether to save the entry.

Save changes

It will save the changes by default.

Discard changes

It will discard the changes.


    1. Switch to next tab i.e. 'Field Appearance' and following criteria will be there.


                   


Field

Background color

Select the background color.

Foreground color

Select the foreground color.

Font

Select the font.

Border style

None

Select if you don't want any border.

Fixed single

It gives a single line as border.

Fixed 3D

It gives 3D line as border.

Caption

Background color

Select the background color.

Foreground color

Select the foreground color.

Border style

Select the border style.


    1. Next tab is 'Fields', the following options will be there.


                     


Append colon to caption

Select where to add colon after caption.

Text alignment

Select the text alignment.


    1. Move to next tab 'Form' and following criteria will be there.


                       


Show list and entry part on same window

Enable if you wish to see list and entry part on same window.

Background color

Select the background color.

Foreground color

Select the foreground color.

Font

Select the font.

Record Navigator

Enable the options for record navigation according to your requirement.

Behavior on entering field

Select the behavior for entering field.

Error indication style

Select how to show error through message or icon.

Space between fields

Select the space between fields vertically and horizontally.


    1. The next tab is 'Keys Behavior' with following criteria.


                   


Enter key behavior

Select the move for enter key.

Left and Right key behavior

Select the move for left and right arrow key.

Escape key behavior

Select what to do when pressed escape key.

Field navigation with up and down key

Enable it if you wish to use up and down arrow key for field navigation.

Stop navigation if in first / last field

Enable if want to stop navigation at first and last field.

Leave field if caret is at end / begin of text

Enable if you want to leave field if caret is at end or beginning of text.


    1. Switch to next tab i.e. 'Required Field Appearance' and following criteria will be there.


                     


Foreground color

Select the foreground color for caption.


    1. Next tab is 'Field Highlight', the following options will be there.


                   


Field highlight style

Select the style for field highlight.

Field

Background color

Select the background color for field.

Foreground color

Select the foreground color for field.

Caption

Highlight Style

Select the style for caption highlight.

Foreground color

Select the foreground color for caption.

Clear highlight on input

Select where to clear highlight on input.


    1. Move to next tab 'Command Bar' and following criteria will be there.


                     


Position

Select the position for command bar.

Background color

Select the background color.

Border style

Select the border style.


Button Appearance

Button image alignment

Select the alignment for button image.

Flat style

Select the flat style.

Button text alignment

Select the alignment for button text.

Button style

Select the button style.


    1. The next tab is 'Command Button' with following criteria.


                       


Background color

Select the background color.

Foreground color

Select the foreground color.

Font

Select the font.

Highlight command bar buttons when they get focus

Enable if want to highlight command bar buttons when they get focus.

Background color

Select the background color.

Foreground color

Select the foreground color.


    1. The last tab is 'Others' and following criteria will be there.


                   


Auto click save button when focus is out    of last field of entry form

It clicks the save button when the cursor is on the last field of entry form.

Open new window if current window is in  edit mode

Enable if want to open new window if current window is in edit mode.

Confirm saving entry

Enable if want to ask while saving entry.

Confirm deleting entry

Enable if want to ask while deleting entry.

Check existence values

Select where to check existence values.

Auto select record

Enable if want to select record.

Clear current data

Enable if you want to clear current data.