A new command to open a Form in the Form Editor

4D v18 R5 provides a new 4D command to open a form in the form editor. This can be especially useful for analysis or introspection tools.

The new command is called FORM EDIT.

  • To open a table form, pass the table name and the form name:

FORM EDIT([Contacts];"Output")

  • For a project form, pass the name of the form:

FORM EDIT("CategoryList")

It’s as simple as that! Happy coding.

Vanessa Talbot
• Product Owner •Vanessa Talbot joined 4D Program team in June, 2014. As a Product Owner, she is in charge of writing the user stories then translating it to functional specifications. Her role is also to make sure that the feature implementation delivered is meeting the customer need.Since her arrival, she has worked to define key features in 4D. She has worked on most of preemptive multi-threading new features and also on a very complex subject: the new architecture for engined application. Vanessa has a degree from Telecom Saint-Etienne. She began her career at the Criminal Research Institute as a developer for the audiovisual department. She has also worked in media and medical fields as expert in technical support, production as well as documenting new features.