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Tech Tip: Form Markers Tips
PRODUCT: 4D | VERSION: 6.5 | PLATFORM: Mac & Win
Published On: December 21, 2001
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Markers in the forms editor let you define the break levels when you print your selections.
By default, these markers are hidden. If you want them to be displayed in the form editor, right-click on the form's background (on Windows) or press the Control key while clicking on the form's background (on Mac OS) and, from the contextual menu that appeared, select Display and then Markers.

Moving Markers
- To move a marker, drag the triangle located to its right in the form's margin.
- To modify the size of the detail area while keeping other markers' relative positions, select the first label while pressing the Shift key. You can then drag the selected marker to its new position. Only the size of the detail area will be affected; the relative position of other markers will remain unchanged.

Creating and Deleting Markers
-To create a new marker, press the Alt key (on Windows) or Option (on Mac OS) while clicking the marker triangle of the type you want to create.
-To delete a marker, press the Ctrl key (on Windows) or Command (on Mac OS) while clicking the marker's triangle.

Displaying a Marker's Label
When the markers' default view is selected, it may be difficult to see a marker's name or triangle. In this case, you should display their labels. To display marker labels, right-click on the form's background (on Windows) or press the Control key while clicking on the form's background (on Mac OS) and, from the contextual menu that appears, select Display and then Markers Labels. You can use the labels as you would use the triangles to either create or delete markers.