Use database lookups

You can configure a validation form to include a database lookup button. When available, use of this button can assist with document validation.

Important The name of your database lookup button is defined for the Database Button Properties pane in the Validation Form Layout Designer.

Depending on how you configure the database lookup, either the search happens immediately and populates fields with results, or a search result window is displayed.

To run a database lookup perform the following steps.

  1. Click the Database Lookup Database Lookup icon button.

    The search results window is displayed for one of the following types:

  2. Type the search criteria and press Enter to perform the search.

    The search results are listed.

  3. Select the search result you want to overtake into your fields and press Enter.