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Contents Tool Factory Workshop Adding a Title to the Entire Database
Grade: K-12
Required products: Tool Factory Database V2
Instructions
Notice there are two tabs on the left side of the interface. By default, the first tab is already pressed, and provides all the options for laying out fields. The second tab is frequently missed. It allows users to layout the background of the database.

ADDING A TITLE
1) Click the BACKGROUND icon.
2) Click the NEW LABEL button on the left.
3) Click mouse into the white “Label” box.
4) Type the label text.
5) Adjust font size and style.
6) Click OK.
7) Click and drag label to the desired location.

Notice the label is probably sitting on top of some fields. Whenever the background is being edited, all the background item automatically appear on top. Click the FIELD properties tab, and background labels will be sent to the background as decoration for the database.

*TIP* Checkbox “Transparent” and the label will no longer have a white background. Drag it over top of a picture and then use the FRONT and BACK icons to bring the text to the front.
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