Show a field's description in a module window

With Field Level Help it is possible to display a range of useful information about a field, including a description of the field's purpose. By default this information displays in a pop-up window:

Field Help

It is possible to have a field's description display automatically in the footer of a module window. In this way, whenever the cursor is in the field (the field has focus), the description will display in the module footer:

Show Field Level Help

To have the field help description display in the footer of module windows:

  1. Select File>Options from the Ribbon in any module window


    Right-click the Command Centre and select Options from the menu that displays.

    The Options box displays.

  2. On the General tab, select the checkbox beside Show Field Help in Module Window:

  3. Click OK.

    The Options box closes and the field help description displays at the bottom of all module windows.

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