Form Design Toolbar
The Form Design toolbar becomes visible as soon as you select a form object when working in the design mode.
Allows you to switch between anchoring options.
Modifies the alignment of selected objects.
Moves the selected object to the top of the stacking order, so that it is in front of other objects.
Moves the selected object to the bottom of the stacking order, so that it is behind the other objects.
This icon switches the mouse pointer to the select mode, or deactivates this mode. The select mode is used to select the controls of the current form.
Toggles the Design mode on or off. This function is used to switch quickly between Design and User mode. Activate to edit the form controls, deactivate to use the form controls.
Opens a dialog for editing the properties of a selected control.
In this dialog you can specify, among others, the data source and the events for the whole form.
Specifies the data structure of the current XForms document.
Opens the Form Navigator. The Form Navigator displays all forms and subforms of the current document with their respective controls.
Opens a window where you can select a database field to add to the form or report.
Opens the Tab Order dialog so you can modify the order in which control fields get the focus when the user presses the tab key.
Opens forms in Design Mode so that the form can be edited.
Automatic Control Focus
If Automatic Control Focus is activated, the first form control will be selected when you open the document. If the button is not activated, the text will be selected after opening. The Tab Order that you have specified determines which is the first form control.
Resizes, moves, rotates, or slants the selected object.
Specifies whether to display the grid.
Specifies that you can move objects only between grid points.
Specifies whether to display guides when moving an object.