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Defining and changing fields in Table View

1. In Browse mode, click Table View Table View button in the layout bar.

2. Click the Create Field column heading and type a name for the field.

See About naming fields.

3. To change the field type, right-click the column heading for the field, then choose Field > Field Type.

See About choosing a field type.

4. To set options for the field, right-click the column heading for the field, then choose Field > Field Options.

See Setting options for fields.

5. To add another field, click + in the column heading.

Notes 

To have fields that you define automatically placed on a layout, select the Add newly defined fields to current layout preference (in the Preferences dialog box) before you define the fields. See Setting layout preferences.

Related topics 

Adding and changing field labels

Using a reserved word or symbol for a field or table name