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Write, compile, and run a graphical application that creates, modifies, and reports on data stored in a database.

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6. Form Widgets

Understanding attributes (properties)

Set attributes to customize user interface objects.

Use of edits (formFields)

Create editable fields for input and display of data on a form.

Use of buttons and buttonEdits

Create buttons on a form to trigger actions.

Use of labels

Create labels to display text or data on a form.

Use of textEdits

Create note style objects on a form for input and display of long text.

TextEdit styles: hyperlinks, integrated search, and spell checking (New in v. 2.20!)

Creating HTML hyperlinks in textEdits, buttons, and labels (New in v. 2.20!)

Use of radioGroups

Create sets of radio buttons on a form for single-choice selections.

Use of checkBoxes

Add checkboxes on a form.

Use of dateEdits (calendar)

Add a form item that automatically pops up a calendar for date selection.

Use of comboBoxes

Create a drop down list of items for single-choice selection.
Related example code – 2nd combobox populates after user selects item from 1st combobox

Use of sliders, spinEdits, and timeEdits

Add form items that allow the user to increment values by mouseclick and/or typing.

Use of progressbars

Add a form item that continuously displays the progress of a task.

Use of images

Add a form item for displaying a frequently changing image from a data source or a static logo-type image.