How to Use Pattern Pictures on a Form

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The standard Windows behavior for an entry control is free-form entry. To override this behavior, you must add the MASK attribute to the WINDOW.

In the Window Designer:

1.

Make sure the Window is selected.

2.

Choose Edit Properties ( or press ENTER).

3.

The Window Properties dialog appears.

4.

On the Extra tab, check the Entry Patterns box.

5.

Press the OK button.

6.

For each entry control in the window, add a Picture token to the Picture field of the Entry Properties dialog.