Format Tab, Edit Box Builder

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This tab in the Edit Box builder specifies miscellaneous format options for the edit box, such as adding vertical scrollbars and making the box read-only.

Allow User to Insert Tabs


Permits inserting of tabs in the edit box. This prevents the focus from moving to the next control when the TAB key is pressed. Press CTRL+TAB to move to the next control. This option corresponds to the AllowTabs property.
Add Vertical Scrollbars


Adds vertical scrollbars to the edit box. This option corresponds to the ScrollBars property.
Select on Entry


Specifies that the text in the edit box be selected when the edit box has the focus. This adds the setting "K" to the Format property.
Use Current SET DATE


Adds the setting "D" to the Format property so that date entries will conform to the current SET DATE or Date Format of the International tab of the Options dialog box.
Hide Selection


Specifies whether or not selected text in the edit box remain visibly selected when the edit box doesn't have the focus. This option corresponds to the HideSelection property.
Enable at Run time


Specifies whether or not the edit box is enabled when the form is run. This option corresponds to the Enabled property.
Make Read-Only


Prevents the user from changing the text in the edit box. This option corresponds to the ReadOnly property.
British Date


Adds the setting "E" to the Format property so date entries will conform to British formatting of SET DATE or of the Date Format of the International tab of the Options dialog box.

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