Define View

This option allows you to define the fields within a row of a Data Table. The following items illustrate the type of information that can be specified:

  • field size and format for display (it is also possible to have fields that do not display).
  • field size and format for storage on table. Fields that do not exist on the Data Table. may be displayed, like comment fields.
  • field-level editing and validation information.
  • physical field order, which is identical to definition order.

This information is specified using the Define View option in the Define Table and View menu. The information provided is stored in a View. The View contains one row for each column (field) defined in the table.