Field Groups

When a user starts to enter data in a field where the choices are constrained to existing data (for example, an Item No., a Salesperson Code, a Unit of Measure code, a Customer No., and so on), good design dictates that the system will help the user by displaying the universe of acceptable choices. Put simply, a lookup list of choices should be displayed.

In the Role Tailored Client (RTC), the lookup display (a drop-down control) is generated dynamically when its display is requested by the user's effort to enter data in a field that references a table through the TableRelation property (which will be discussed in more detail in the next chapter). The format of the dropdown is a basic list. The fields that are included in that ...

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