After you create a form, you can create the windows that will be part of that form. A window is the main method of communication between the user and your Dexterity application. It consists of the visual area displayed on the screen that contains editable fields, interactive controls and static items such as text or pictures.

When you display the Form Definition window, all of the windows in that form will be listed when you select the Windows tab. When you add a window to the form, it will be added to the top of the list if no window is selected, or directly below the window selected in the list. The first window in the list is considered the main window. If a user closes the main window in the application, the entire form will be closed. Windows are specific to a single form, so a single window can’t be used by several forms.

Information about creating windows is divided into the following sections:


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