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Design Forms

Design entry forms to your exact specifications with a wide variety of tools. These articles describe tips and tricks to get the most from your entry forms.

  • Toggle Input Button Action

    The “Toggle Input” button action is a setting that can be assigned to a button in TracerPlus Desktop’s form designer that allows you to change the input that is being received. For example, you can se...

  • Input Type Variable

    The Input Type Variable is a setting that cant be found in the TracerPlus Desktop Form designer in any given field (a reference image can be found at the end of this article).  The purpose of the Inpu...

  • DB Button Actions

    When creating an application in TracerPlus Desktop, there are a set of button properties available in the form designer that you may find useful, DB Buttons. The function of this set of button propert...

  • Changing Displayed Form Size for Devices

    The form size that is created in TracerPlus Desktop can be changed to fit any type of device. The is done via the Form Properties tool.  This tool is found on the Form Designer Tool Bar (the icon with...

  • Changing Fonts on a Windows/CE device

    Within TracerPlus you are able to add additional fonts of your choice.  For those who would like to use languages or fonts other than what is currently listed you will need to add the font to the devi...

  • Using Data Driven Labels instead of Fields for data

    Data Driven Labels are a nice way to display information to the user without having to use a field box. These fields are not editable by the user and are for display purposes only. Follow the steps be...

  • Using Buttons on the Entry form to control the flow of a TracerPlus Application

    This feature is useful to control the flow of the application and promotes the entering of data in a specific order as well as giving the user the ability to skip certain tabs of the entry from if the...

  • Difficulty seeing additional pages/tabs of downloaded Solution Center app

    When we create applications for our Solution Center, they are designed to be able to be deployed right away. Part of our set up is to create a good looking form when using multiple tabs. Since these t...