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Creating Forms

Create a custom form to set up the requirements for new versions of the model.

To create a form:

  1. Select a model you have set up for DriveWorksXpress.
  2. Open the Form pane.
  3. Click Add.
  4. Enter a Name for the control, for example, Drawn By.

    The tooltip disappears and the background of the name panel changes to white when you finish your entry.

  5. Select a Type and enter required parameters:
    • Text Box
    • Numeric Text Box: Enter Minimum Value and Maximum Value
    • Drop Down: Enter Options separated by returns
    • Spin Button: Enter Minimum Value, Maximum Value, and Increment
    • Check Box
  6. Check Required if a value must be entered to complete the form. (Spin buttons and check boxes are required by default.)
  7. Click and repeat Steps 3 through 6 for each additional control.
  8. Test the form.

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