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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Project 2002 by Tim Pyron

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Scrolling and Selecting Data Fields

Unless a project is very small, you probably can’t see more than a small portion of all the data onscreen at any one time. There are several ways to scroll through the data fields in a project.

Scrolling through the data fields differs from moving through the data fields. Scrolling changes the screen display to show new data fields without changing the field selected for data entry or editing. Moving changes the selected data field. Scrollbars are provided on all views except the forms. Forms typically fill the screen, and there isn’t a need to scroll. With forms you use buttons to view the next screen’s data.

The most widely used scrolling and moving methods are described in the following sections. More specific ...

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