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Contents Tool Factory Workshop - Spanish Upgrade Options and Attributes of Fields
Grade: K-12
Required products: Tool Factory Database V2
Instructions
Each field in a database is assigned a “type” such as text or numbers. Changing the options for any type of field works the same way.

CHANGING FIELD OPTIONS
1) Click the field. It gets a box around it.
2) Click the OPTIONS button on the left.
3) Select the parameters.
4) Click OK.
The parameters are different for each type of field. Here is a list of each.

Check Box – Pick the look of the radio button.
Options List – Add or change the list of options, then pick a graphical radio buttons.
Selection List – Add or change the list of options. Sort the list.
Text – Create single or multiple lines of text.
Number – Pick whole numbers or decimals.
Currency – Select any currency symbol.
Date – Pick days, months, and years, or select years-only.
Time – Insert time in hours, minutes and seconds, or select seconds-only.
Picture – Allow pictures to stretch or keep proportions. Make pictures transparent.
Movie – Show movie controls, or auto-play.
Sound – Show sound controls, or auto-play.
Downloadable Worksheets
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