UserDialog Editor

When a macro is displayed:

Ribbon bar. Select the Macro tab. In the Properties group, click Dialog Editor to display the UserDialog Editor.

Classic menus. From the Tools menu, select Dialog Editor to display the UserDialog Editor.

Use these tools to add a custom user dialog box to your program.

Tool

Function

Click the Edit Item Properties button to edit the currently selected control in the dialog box form.

Click the Delete button to delete the currently selected control in the dialog box form.

Click the Cut button to cut the currently selected control in the dialog box form.

Click the Copy button to copy the currently selected control in the dialog box form.

Click the Paste button to paste a control into the dialog box form.

Click the Move in Front button to move the currently selected control in the dialog box form to the front.

Click the Move Behind button to move the currently selected control in the dialog box form to the back.

Click the Select in Front button to select the next control that is in front of the currently selected control.

Click the Select Behind button to select the next control that is behind the currently selected control.

Click the Set Grid button to display the Grid Settings dialog box.

Click the Save and Exit button to save all changes and exit the UserDialog Editor.

Click the Select button to select, move, or edit a control.

Click the Add GroupBox button to add a GroupBox to the dialog box form.

Click the Add Text button to add a Text control to the dialog box form.

Click the Add TextBox button to add a Text Box control to the dialog box form.

Click the Add CheckBox button to add a Check Box control to the dialog box form.

Click the Add OptionButton button to add an Option Button control to the dialog box form.

Click the Add ComboBox button to add a Combo Box control to the dialog box form.

Click the Add ListBox button to add a List Box control to the dialog box form.

Click the Add DropListBox button to add a Drop List Box control to the dialog box form.

Click the Add Picture button to add a Picture control to the dialog box form.

Click the Add OKButton button to add an OK button to the dialog box form.

Click the Add CancelButton button to add a Cancel button to the dialog box form.

Click the Add PushButton button to add a Push button control to the dialog box form.

Dimensions. The Dimensions field between the two toolbars displays the dimensions of the currently selected control.

Dialog Form. This is the form that will be used to represent the new dialog box. Select which controls you want to add to it, and place them onto the form. Right-click on any control to edit its properties.