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    Text box shadow prompts


    What's the special character code(s) to have a shadow prompt appear in a text box? Format - @;"Test string" isn't it.
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    That should work - it does on my test form.

    @;"Enter Customer Name"

    What type of data is it bound to ?
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    Text box is unbound

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    Something else must be wrong. @;"enter value" works on 4 of the unbound text boxes but not on one of the others.

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    Maybe the underlying data for that field is not Null but a Zero Length String (or "") as that will fail the Null test.
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