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Hiding a Widget


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Forms
Understanding Forms
Forms Tab
Form Browser
Form Buttons
Form Editor
Display Slot Menu
Selected Widget Type Menu
Widget Configuration Dialog
Form Configuration Dialog Box
Default Widget Types
Additional String Widgets
Instance Row and Table Widgets
Contains Widget
Direct Instances Widget
Global Characteristics
Moving or Resizing a Widget
Widget Configuration Properties
Selecting a Widget Display
Hiding a Widget
Customizing a Row or Table Widget
Customizing a Contains Widget
Using a Resource List Widget
Additional Widget Types
Glossary, Editing Help

In addition to selecting a different widget type, you can hide a widget completely, or redisplay a hidden widget.

Using the Selected Widget Type Menu

The Selected Widget Type menu, at the top right of the Form Editor, allows you to hide a widget:

  1. Select the widget you wish to hide by clicking it once. The widget will be outlined.

  2. Select <none> from the Selected Widget Type menu. The selected widget will be removed from the form.

Using the Configure Form Dialog Box

  1. Double-click on an empty part of the form to display the Form Configuration dialog box.

  2. Click on the widget name in the widget column. A menu will show the list of standard widget types for the slot.

    Note: If the menu does not display, click on the down arrow at the right.

    Configure Form dialog, widget menu
  3. Select <none>.

  4. Click OK.

Redisplaying a Hidden Widget

To redisplay a widget which is no longer visible on the form:

  1. Double-click on an empty part of the form to display the Form Configuration dialog box.

  2. Select the widget you want to redisplay by clicking on its name at the Widget tab.

  3. Click on the text <none> under the Widget column.

  4. Select a different display type for the widget.

  5. Click OK.


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