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Adding a Command Button to a Document

You can use the Form Controls toolbar to add checkboxes, buttons, tables showing data records, and other controls to a document.

To Add a Button to a Document

  1. Choose \<item type=\"menuitem\"\>View - Toolbars - Form Controls\</item\>.

  2. Push Button Icon

    On the Form Controls toolbar, click the \<emph\>Push Button\</emph\> icon.

    The mouse pointer changes to a cross-hair.

  3. In the document, drag to draw the button.

  4. Right-click the button and choose Control Properties.

  5. Specify the properties of the button.

  6. To change the button label, click the \<emph\>General\</emph\> tab, and edit the text in the \<emph\>Label\</emph\> box.

  7. To attach a macro to the button, click the \<emph\>Events\</emph\> tab, and click the \<emph\>... \</emph\>button beside the button action that you want to run the macro. In the \<emph\>Assign Macro\</emph\> dialog, locate the macro that you want to use, and then click \<emph\>OK\</emph\>.

  8. Close the \<emph\>Properties\</emph\> dialog.

  9. (Optional) Specify the properties of the form that the button belongs to.

  10. Right-click the button and choose Form Properties.

  11. The \<emph\>Form Properties\</emph\> dialog opens.

  12. Specify the properties for the form and then close the dialog.

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