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27. Introducing Layout Mode

Mark Conway Munro

(1)Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

A database layout is a developer-designed graphical template that transforms the raw data stored in fields, records, and tables into an interface: an interactive visual presentation. Layouts provide users and scripts with access to record data from the perspective of a specific table occurrence, which is called a context. A database file’s layouts are limited only by disk space, up to the maximum overall file size of 8 terabytes.

In this chapter, we will introduce layout mode , discussing:

  • Emphasizing the importance of layout design

  • Using layout mode


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