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Edit Fields

You can edit information in the current field. The current field is highlighted and has a blinking cursor.

Right Arrow ... Character right
Left Arrow .... Character left
Home .......... Start of field
End ........... End of field
Page Up ....... Next Record
Page Down ..... Prior Record
Enter ......... Save field and next
Ctrl+Enter .... Save form and exit
Esc ........... Discard changes

Insert ........ Insert/Overstrike mode (Overstrike cursor is large)
Delete ........ Delete character in front of the cursor
Backspace ..... Delete character to the left of the cursor

Tab ............... Next field
Shift+Tab ......... Prior field
Shift+Arrow ....... Grab text
Shift+Insert ...... Paste Text
Ctrl+Page Up....... First record
Ctrl+Page Down..... Last record

ALT ............... Menus
CTRL .............. Buttons
ALT+X ............. Exit Program

You can also copy text in a field into the clipboard and paste it to any other place. To copy a field text, do the following.

1. Move the cursor to the start of the block you want to mark.

2. Holding down the shift key, press the arrow keys to highlight the block of text you want to mark.

3. Keeping the Shift key held down, press Insert to make a copy of the marked text.

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Press Delete to cut the marked text.

4. Move to the field where you want to paste the text.

5. Hold down the Shift key and press Insert.

tip.gif Pasting with Overstrike mode on leaves the cursor where it is. Pasting in Insert mode moves the cursor to the end of the pasted section. This speeds up report and table editing.

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See Also

- Keyboard Tips

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