Select Text in a Field


The Select Text in a Field action highlights text in a form or browse window.


  1. Make a selection in the Select text in a field in which window? field. This field will be grayed out unless this action is based on a Form or Browse. The choices are:

    • "Current Form or Browse Window".

    • "Another Form or Browse Window".

  2. In the Window Name field select either:

    • "Forms"

    • "Browses"

  3. Select one of the listed forms or browses.

  4. In the Object Name field select a text field on the form or browse.

  5. Specify the first character position to highlight. The first position in a field is 1.

  6. Specify the number of characters to highlight. Enter "-1" to select the entire field.

  7. Click Next >.

  8. Optionally modify the comment that describes the action.

  9. Click Finish.

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