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Data fields in form views are organized using categories.

In the Project Explorer, categories are found under a form view node.

Categories selected under the 'editForm1' view of Employees controller in Code On Time web application Explorer.

Creating a Category

A new category can be created using the New Category context menu option on a form view node.

New Category context menu option on a form view.

Arranging Categories

Categories can be moved using drag and drop commands.

Dropping a category onto another category will place it after the drop target.

Dropping a category onto another category.     The 'c1' category has been placed after category 'c2'.

Dropping a category on the right side of another category will also place it after the drop target.

Dropping category 'c1' on the right side of 'c3' category.     Category 'c1' has been placed after 'c3' category.

Dropping a category on the left side of another category will place it before the drop target.

Dropping 'c4' category on the left side of 'c1' category     Category 'c4' has been placed before category 'c1'.

Dropping a category on a different view will copy the category. If data fields in the dropped category already exist on the view, they will not be copied.

Dropping category 'c4' onto 'createForm1' view.     Category 'c4' has been copied into 'createForm1' view.

Dropping a category on a view in a different controller will copy the category. Data fields that are not compatible with the target controller or already exist in the view will not be copied.

Dropping 'c3' category onto view 'editForm1' in controller 'Customers'.      Category 'c3' has been copied into view 'editForm1' of controller 'Customers'. Only compatible data fields have been copied as well.

Renaming a Category

The Rename context menu option will change the category Id.

Rename context menu option for a category node in the Project Explorer.     Category 'c3' is in Rename mode in the Project Explorer.

Deleting a Category

Categories can be removed by using the Delete context menu option.

Delete context menu option on a category in the Project Explorer.

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