'Pathagorizing' using the Instant Database Form

    You can use the Instant Database screen directly to move variables from the screen into your document.

1.Display the Instant Database screen,  (<Alt-D> will do it.)

2.Select the appropriate Input Form mask from the Masks list (upper left side of the screen). If you aren't using a mask, but the underlying document has variables that you want to use, click the green Scan button to populate the screen with variables.

3.Make sure the "Enable Drag and Drop" check-box (in the Power Tools screen) is checked.

4.Drag and drop variable names from the mask (left column) into your active document. (Click on variable name and hold down left mouse button. Drag into position and release the mouse.)

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Drag and Drop Variable from IDB mask into document.

See Also:

IDB Drop Down Lists

Creating a Mask


Variable Creation Wizard