Editing objects, layout parts, and the layout background > Formatting and setting up field objects in Layout mode > Setting up a field to display a drop-down calendar

Setting up a field to display a drop-down calendar

1. In Layout mode, select the field.

2. In the Inspector, click the Data Data tab.

3. In the Field area, for Control style, choose Drop-down Calendar. Then selection options.

Include icon to show and hide calendar displays a calendar icon in the field. If this option is not set, the calendar is automatically displayed when the user enters the field.

Auto-complete using existing values is available only for fields defined as text.


To view the drop-down calendar, select the field (or click the calendar icon) in Browse mode or Find mode.

Use Control Panel (Windows) or System Preferences (macOS) to change the day on which a week begins in a drop-down calendar.

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