In the Table Design window you define new tables or edit the structure of a table.
The window has its own menu bar. It also contains the following new command: Index Design
Table definition area
This area is where you define the table structure.
Specifies the name of the data field. Note the database restrictions, such as the length of the name, special characters and spaces.
Specifies the field type.
Specifies an optional description.
The row headers contain the following context menu commands:
Cuts the selected row to the clipboard.
Copies the selected row to the clipboard.
Pastes the content of the clipboard.
Deletes the selected row.
Inserts an empty row above the current row, if the table has not been saved. Inserts an empty row at the end of the table if the table has been saved.
If this command has a check mark, the data field in this line is a primary key. By clicking the command you activate/deactivate the status. The command is only visible if the data source supports primary keys.
Defines the field properties of the currently selected field.
Specifies the length of the data field.
Specifies the number of decimal places for a numerical field or decimal field.
Specifies the value that is the default in new data records.
Displays the format code that you can select with the ... button.
This button opens the Field Format dialogue.
Displays help texts.