The Measurement Text Box displays a box in which numeric values can be entered with the ability to select which units the value is displayed in.
Changing the display units once a value has been entered will recalculate the displayed value based on the conversion between the units.
When the form control is applied the name entered will display as the caption for the form control. This can be changed by selecting the Caption property.
|Appearance Properties||Behavior Properties|
|Background Color||Decimal Places|
|Caption Color||Display Value|
|Caption Horizontal Alignment||Error Result|
|Text Horizontal Alignment||Native Units|
|Unit Color||Tab Index|
|General Properties||Layout Properties|
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Measurement Text Box
The Measurement Text Box control accepts numeric values and gives a choice of units, automatically converting the values.
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A user form control that accepts numeric values and gives a choice of units for the value entered. Automatic conversion between units is supported and mathematical expressions can be used in the control.