Displaying a modal dialog box from a button

You can present a modal dialog box from a button in a layout cell, to display records to users for review or editing.

  1. Select the cell that contains the button control and display its properties panel.
  2. Click the Gear icon next to the Control field to open the control Parameters dialog box.
  3. In the Behaviors section, click the Add row icon.
  4. In the Event field, select Click.
  5. In the Action area, click Launch > Local Action.
  6. In the Local Action field, select the local action rule.
  7. In the Target field, select Modal Dialog.
  8. Click OK to save the settings and close the dialog box.
  9. Click OK to close the Parameters dialog box.