I am using 4.4.4. base database tool, forms tool at this time. Thank you.
I have created a database using forms. I need to change the ID fields from the left of the data entry field to the top of the data entry fields. How I can do this to the current formdb? I am using 4.4.4.,base db, forms tool Thank you, Gus Kane
First, you must open the form in edit mode by clicking the appropriate toolbar icon () or alternatively opening directly into
edit mode by right mouse clicking on the desired icon in the LO database window, clicking
Second, you must select the
Label control without also selecting the
TextBox control. I assume this is the main hurdle you are trying to surmount There are three methods, all alternatives (any one of the following will accomplish the goal):
Ctrl + left mouse buttonclick on
the label (this is fastest);
go to form navigator ()
and click on the label from there, which if created by the wizard will
ABCicon and a name beginning with
ungroup the label/textbox, by
clicking normally on either one (thus selecting
both label and textbox), right mouse clicking in the pop-up
menu, clicking at the bottom of that
Groupto expand the
elsewhere, then do a regular click on
By following any of these options you will see green dots surrounding the label and just the label (or “id”). This means you are ready to move the label and just the label.
Third, click and hold the left mouse button while the cursor is over the label, drag it to the desired location, release. Alternatively, right mouse click and in the ensusing menu click
Control (or just double-click on the label) and in the following dialog box change the
PositionY values as desired. The top left corner of the form is
0" x and
0"y, so you will decrease the
PositionY value and presumably increase the
PositionX value to achieve your objective. The
Control values are helpful for fine-tuning.
The icons used in this answer are from the Linux version of LO; your icons might be slightly different.
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