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Contents Tool Factory IT System Moving and Resizing Fields
Grade: K-12
Required products: Tool Factory Database V2
Initially, fields are randomly placed on the page.

Simply hold the mouse button down and drag fields to a new location. Get rid of any overlap in the fields.

1) Click on a field. It gets handles in the corners and on the sides.
2) Roll the mouse over a handle. It will change into small arrows.
3) Hold the mouse button down and drag.

Notice that some handles won’t work. For example, the height of a single-line text box can’t be changed because it is dependent on the size of the font. In order to change font size, hi-light the text box and click the “Caption” or “Text” button.

*TIP* Maximize the entire project by clicking the center button in the upper right. This will provide a bigger work space to build the database project.
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