The behavior of the controls on the user forms can be tested
during design by clicking the Test button on the command bar of the
This allows complete testing of data entry into the user form
and the following behavioral properties:
- Tab Index
- Override Rule
Starting a form Test
To test a form that has been designed:
- From Stage 1. User Interface of the Project Designer task
explorer, select Form Design
- Select the Form to test from the Forms list above the
properties area of the form design window
- Click the Test button on the form design command bar.
- The user form will now behave as it would during
Other forms can be selected without exiting Test mode by
selecting the required form from the forms list.
test the background color of the form remains grey, only the grid
disappears. This behavior is by design to indicate form design test
mode has been activated.
values of form controls can be set during test mode. Enter or
select the required default value in the control during test mode,
and the value will remain (depending on other behavioral property
rules) after test mode has been exited.