Get Field Values (into Variables)

Description

The Get Field Values (into Variables) action retrieves the "Value" properties of object(s) on a form or browse into variables.

 Procedure

  1. Make a selection in the Get the 'Value' property of object(s) in which window? field. This field will be grayed out unless this action is based on a Form or Browse. The choices are:

    • "Current Form or Browse Window".

    • "Another Form or Browse Window".

  2. In the Window Name field select one of the open forms or browses.

  3. In the Get Value property of the following objects field select a text field on the form or browse containing a phone number. Click the button to display the Select a Control Dialog Box. Click the button to remove a control from the list.

  4. Enter the name of the variable whose value you will set in the Store property value in a variable called: field.

  5. Select the Variable scope. Possible values are:

    • "Shared". The variable can be used only by other scripts on the window.

    • "Global". All scripts can access the variable.

  6. Click Next >.

  7. Optionally modify the comment that describes the action.

  8. Click Finish.

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